Month: December 2018

Credit: Getty Royalty FreeGetty For many Americans, investing in mutual funds is their primary, or perhaps only, way of saving for retirement. This means their sole exposure to the stock market, one of the greatest methods of wealth creation, is through fee-driven funds over which they have little control. Throughout the last 20 years, total mutual fund net assets
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Getty You didn’t have to look hard in 2018 to find folks talking about tax – especially on social media. Thanks to tax reform, SALT became a common term outside of the culinary world. Section 199A made headlines (and headlines and headlines). And, the complexities of sales tax were debated at the Supreme Court and
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The stock market needs the so-called FAANG stocks to be “unified and consistent” for it to head higher into the new year, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC on Monday. FAANG stands for Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google parent company Alphabet. The group, which led the market higher earlier this year, helped pull equities
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Crypto-currencies against the backdrop of a tax return.Getty I am not a tax professional or expert. Readers should seek advice from licensed tax professionals before making any decisions. Nothing written is financial or tax advice, only opinion. [Ed note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering
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The “Options Action” traders share three options trading strategies to kick off the week. Mike Khouw recommends a call spread in Disney. Carter Worth recommends the Russell 2000 small-cap ETF. Brian Kelly recommends shorting the U.S. Dollar. Trader disclosure: Brian Kelly is long AMD, CBOE, CME, GCAP, GS, HIVE, IBM, MCB, MSFT, MU, NVDA, OSTK,
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