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The stock market impact of the U.K. crashing out of the EU with no plan would probably be significantly negative, but if the disorderly “no deal” Brexit scenario is avoided the chances seem to favor a partial rebound in U.K. stocks and the British pound.
People overlook important information—even when it’s easily accessible or, in hindsight, downright obvious.
Recession fears have risen and stocks have become more volatile, but is now the time to prepare for a sharp downturn?
With the VIX dropping down to 5-month lows, Nathan Peterson touches on what this index is and what it is implying about the current market environment.
Fears of a recession in the U.S. have increased—but instead of panicking, there are some tactical sector moves that may help.

AMT Triggers

Will you have to pay alternative minimum tax? Here’s what you should know about the AMT, and steps you can take to potentially avoid it.
How much can you spend in retirement without running out of money? The “4% rule” is a popular rule of thumb, but we think you can do better. Here are our guidelines for finding your personalized spending rate.
I’m more intrigued with untold stories than well-told stories; which is why my contrarian side wonders whether there’s too much investor complacency about inflation.
Although the dollar’s rise has stalled recently, there are reasons to believe the bull market isn’t over.
Are you giving your girls and boys the same money messages? Here's why you should and how to do it.

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