- Government Accountability Office solves the riddle of the multimillion-dollar IRA. Turns out the IRS is toothless in the fight because of endless legal disputes over asset values. Filling retirement accounts with stock that isn't publicly traded.
- Some oil stocks are riding high following the Senate's pretend vote on the Keystone pipeline. Is this a great country, or what? GLF, PSX, RDC
- Despite the advantages, almost nobody delays taking their Social Security benefits. Just 3% wait till they're 70 years old.
- The "1099 economy" of contract workers has taken a bit of a hit because of a lawsuit filed by some strippers in New York. The ultimate fallout spreads all the way to Silicon Valley. In case you thought "performance fees" applied only to hedge funds.
Investment Insights: The Blogblog
Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.