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Federal Reserve policymakers left short-term interest rates unchanged, noting moderate economic growth and little inflation pressure.
Presidential election years are busy times, full of both promise and distractions. So what key actions in Washington should investors pay attention to in 2020?
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As expected, a long and strong move up in stocks attracts more and more believers and adherents, which can stretch sentiment to extremes, like now.
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Not sure which to choose? Here are some things to consider about individual bonds vs. bond funds.
Mike Townsend takes a closer look at the SECURE Act, the most significant change to retirement savings law in at least a decade.
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The SECURE Act affects retirees, new parents, small business owners and employees, as well as estate planning.
Recent changes to retirement savings rules have caused some confusion. So what do investors need to know to navigate the new law?
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The receding risks posed by Brexit and the trade wars should provide a tailwind to Europe’s economy.
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Despite their relatively high risk, the yields offered by high-yield munis compared with other alternatives are lower than they have been in the past.
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Relatively high yields and a low level of credit risk make agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) attractive today, in our view.
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