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Choosing investments that are familiar can be comforting, but how can you choose more objectively?
Although investing in in-state municipal bonds may have tax advantages, there can be good reasons to buy out-of-state munis.
Exchanges may halt trading when the S&P 500 Index® drops quickly. Here’s how “circuit breakers” work and what they’re supposed to do.
How do the tax plans of the two main candidates compare—and what, if anything, should investors do to prepare?
Why investors shouldn’t expect to immediately know all election outcomes.
In this episode of WashingtonWise Investor, Mike Townsend previews what to watch for on Election Night.
What market data might tell us about election-related volatility.
The S&P 500 posted the worst week since March, losing 5.6% over five trading sessions.
Different ETF structures have different tax implications. Be informed and avoid unpleasant surprises come tax time.
Domestic political drama—including the president’s bout with COVID—has far-reaching implications, potentially reverberating beyond our borders.
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