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For most of the last 10 years, fixed-income investors have not had to worry about liquidity. But as volatility has surged, first in stocks and now in credit markets, liquidity is starting to dry up across segments of the corporate bond markets.
Today's volatile financial market is heightening investors' anxiety, in turn threatening retirement accounts and portfolios and depleting investor brain power. Here are 5 ways to get a handle on destructive stress.
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Whatever your hustle, one of your key responsibilities is to make sure your business has a solid financial foundation, especially around taxes. Here are five tips for business tax fitness.
The Wall Street firm is arming its financial advisor force with a platform through which they can manage all of their technology tools.
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Large companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Facebook are investing heavily in the development of blockchain — a new, decentralized, digital-ledger technology that threatens their traditional business models.
Last year, investors in local currency emerging market debt benefited as the MSCI EM currency index rose 3.5 percent against the dollar. This year, it's reversed and with a risk-off mentality in global markets, local currency returns are negative.
In order to build a lasting business, you need to commit all of your time and be selective about your to-do list, one founder says.
The new federal tax law ends deductions on some advisory fees, including those based on the value of assets under management. But the IRS has held that qualified retirement accounts can pay their own expenses.
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There are straightforward ways for retirement investors in need of income to play rising interest rates without being wiped out by falling bond values.
Social Security benefits will get a 2.8 percent boost in 2019. Find out now how much more money you stand to receive.
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.