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Fixed income asset prices rallied during the first quarter, after the Federal Reserve paused rate hikes at the “neutral” level. Here’s how to invest in the new rate environment.
A tax refund isn't really a windfall; it's hard-earned cash you overpaid to Uncle Sam. Now how will you use it?
The movements of the world stock markets are less correlated with each other than they have been in the past 20 years.
It makes some intuitive sense to judge a decision based on its results. But is it always true that a good decision leads to a good outcome, and vice versa?
Stocks seem to be sending one message, but bonds are suggesting another—which one, if either, is correct and what does it mean for investors?
How do you decide whether to invest in municipal bonds, as opposed to taxable alternatives like corporates or Treasuries?
Is the pullback in the financial sector just the start of something worse, or a potential opportunity for investors?
Michael Townsend looks at two major U.S. trade decisions regarding China and the deal to replace NAFTA, and explains how they could potentially affect the markets.
Women face unique financial challenges regarding retirement. Know your Social Security options before you file.
Although Friday’s payroll report had a lot to cheer and was generally seen as Goldilocks-like, looking under the hood should generate some caution.

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