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December 29, 2014
Of all the twists, turns and surprises of 2014, cheap oil has to be among the most pleasant. While there is plenty of risk facing the global energy industry and capital markets, it is hard to think about that when you're filling your tank for...
June 12, 2014
Oil jumps to a three-month high as militants march on toward Bagdad. This can't be good. The insurgency is hitting financial markets and global currencies Hedge funds are taking issue with Obama's student loan plan. The President's latest executive...
June 17, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton write the book on how to shrink the size of an estate for tax-saving purposes. These are the same Clintons who support estate taxes for everyone else. Awkward. Financial planning strategies benefitting the top 1% Commission-hungry...
May 2, 2014
Ukraine's push back against Russian troops is getting more confrontational by the day. Ignored or not, this is not a situation that is going to heal all by itself. The US and EU blame Russia As the conflict surges back into the headlines, investors...
January 12, 2015
The latest data show the U.S. economy can once again be described as the global growth engine. No word on how long it might take the Federal Reserve to recognize such data as significant enough to trigger an interest rate hike. The U.S. economy...
January 6, 2015
Stealing from more than two dozen elderly clients gets a Bellingham, Wash.-based financial adviser a 51-month prison sentence. Being barred from working with clients in 2005 didn't stop Jeffrey Knutsen from ripping off his clients Don't miss...
August 25, 2014
When the Fed is likely to raise rates and when the Fed should raise rates are necessarily the same. Don't hold your breath for higher rates anytime soon The thirst for diversification is driving more financial advisers to options investing....
July 11, 2014
Carl Icahn used yesterday's market reaction to Portugal's banking crisis to remind investors that stocks are in risky territory. When the billionaires get nervous, take notice. 'I'm very selective about companies I purchase' Low-volatility and...
December 29, 2015
Reflecting on 2015, I'm inclined to dub it the year of “It's about time.” After years of taunting and teasing, the Federal Reserve finally pulled the trigger in December with the most hyped 25-basis-point interest-rate hike in history, leading...
October 15, 2014
The S&P 500 wiped out its gains for the year Wednesday as banks sank after reporting earnings while a drop in retail sales reignited concern about the economy and a second health worker in Texas caught Ebola. KeyCorp retreated 8.9%, the biggest...
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