- When it comes to mutual funds, it's important to understand the difference between tax efficiency and after-tax returns. Put taxes in perspective. Six funds with solid after-tax returns.
- The high-yield bond market is signaling bad news for stocks. Nearly half of the $2 trillion high-yield bond market is set to mature between now and 2020.
- In a great big, diverse country like the United States, some states are already in recession. The situation today echoes what happened three decades ago.
- It turns out that eating chocolate on a regular basis is good for brain function. Hurry up and gobble down that chocolate before the next study comes out claiming that chocolate causes cancer in lab rats. Giving credit to cocoa flavanols.
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