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Stocks attempt to bounce back after two day rout.
Volatility has again entered into the gold market. Numerous news events brought fear into equity markets, pushing investors into safe haven assets like gold.
How much income do you need to replace in retirement? There are guidelines—and then there's reality.
Turning your retirement savings into a steady stream of income can be tricky. Here are three challenges you might face—and what you can do to overcome them.
Interest rates are unlikely to rise this year, the Treasury is offering long (and maybe even ultra-long) bonds, investors searching for yield are taking on more risk, and there are fears that battling the coronavirus may cause China to slow its bond purchases. So what are the expectations for bond markets in 2020?
How contained is the coronavirus outbreak? That’s the question that rattled markets on Monday.
The impact of the coronavirus is spreading; both geographically and economically. Central banks will likely step in; but supply shocks are difficult to combat.
Why holding onto equities during retirement might make sense.
If you set New Year’s resolutions, have you fallen off track? Were you too overwhelmed to set resolutions? In either case, we have some helpful strategies to reboot your New Year’s resolutions or get started on some new goals.
With earnings season coming to a close and little else to move markets, COVID-19 virus news is likely to continue to dominate the headlines next week. Traders should be watchful of higher volatility and outsized market moves in both directions.

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