While emerging markets have continued to outpace developed markets, the differences in economic policies have been dramatic.
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Going through the back door can pay off for upper-income retirement savers.
The policy statement on October 29 indicates that the central bank remains on track for a mid-2015 increase in the fed funds rate.
While the ruble has been battered for months by risk aversion toward Russian assets caused by the conflict in Ukraine, yields on some government bonds remain attractive.
Failure to adapt to profound changes in the marketplace has put some well-entrenched companies on the defensive.
Wealthy taxpayers can take steps now to manage the effects of the NIIT and potentially avoid an unexpectedly large 2014 tax bill.
Tobacco companies may be blowing smoke at consumers, but investors are still getting attractive dividends, thanks in part to strong international sales.
Not always, but the trend certainly has more legs, which is to say that organic foods should outperform beef jerky.
Investors are looking for much needed reforms after Brazil’s elections on Sunday.
Individuals who inherit Roth IRAs need to be aware of the rules governing what can and can’t be done with the windfall.
Amid the current market turmoil, where should bond investors focus?
Technical analysis, while no guarantee of future results, can improve your chances of spotting a stock just as it is starting to take off or plummet.
Designating a "look-through" trust as an IRA beneficiary can be tricky. Advisors and their clients need to be aware of the nuances of these arrangements.
Investors who convert to Roth IRAs can change their minds and reverse the conversion through a technique known as recharacterization.
Ever wonder where all those attractive tax-free yields come from? If you’re thinking mostly from general obligation bonds, think again. Revenue bonds comprise a much larger portion of the investable universe.