Year-Round Tax Strategies for Traders

In essence, the IRS becomes your trading partner and can claim as much as 40% of your profits. Many traders pay way more in taxes than they have to. But in order to maximize your tax savings, you have to start planning way ahead of...

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Egyptians bear down under worst inflation in a decade

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians are bearing down under their worst inflation in a decade, cutting spending as much as possible as prices surge on basic food items, transport, housing, and even some essential medicines. Inflation reached almost 30 percent in January, up five percent over the previous month, driven by the floatation of the Egyptian pound and slashing of fuel subsidies enacted by President Abdel-Fattah...

February 24, 2017
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Landowners say EPA botched cleanup, now they want a shot

OPPORTUNITY, Mont. (AP) — George Niland wonders whether he should wear a respirator when he mows his lawn. Serge Myers laments not being able to garden in his backyard. Rob Phillips puzzles over why his 22 acres have been marked as an unblemished island surrounded by a sea of contamination. The three men all live in the shadow of a 585-foot-tall smokestack that has been preserved as a state park that nobody...

February 24, 2017
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Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen weighed on Japan's exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.2 percent lower to 19,339.56, while South Korea's Kospi fell 0.7 percent to 2,093.33. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.8 percent to 5,739.00. Hong Kong's Hang Seng stood at...

February 24, 2017
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Myanmar factory workers release Chinese captives

BEIJING (AP) — Two hundred striking workers attacked a Chinese-owned garment factory in Myanmar, smashing windows and doors and holding seven Chinese staffers captive for several hours. The cause of this week's dispute at the factory in the city of Yangon owned by Hangzhou Baiyi Garments was unclear. Pictures and reports in Chinese media portrayed severe damage and the Chinese workers huddled in a room. Liu Songhai, a consular official, said Friday that the Chinese staffers were released Thursday afternoon with help from the Myanmar government. Liu said the embassy has asked authorities to arrest and sentence the perpetrators. China is Myanmar's biggest trading partner, and the Chinese business...

February 24, 2017

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China's Recon buys $100M majority stake in Millennium Films

HONG KONG (AP) — China's footprint in Hollywood is expanding following a wire and cable maker's purchase of a controlling stake in independent studio Millennium Films, which produced "Rambo" and "The Expendables." Recon Holding said Thursday it is taking a 51 percent stake in Millennium for $100 million. The company, based in Yixing near Shanghai, is controlled by Tony Xia, who was a little-known businessman until last year, when he bought struggling English soccer club Aston Villa with ambitious plans to turn it around. The terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, give Recon majority ownership of Millennium and its library of 300 films. The studio is known for...

February 24, 2017
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Trades for February 23, 2017.

Trades for today are in the Federated Investors-FII stock and in the Forex...

February 23, 2017
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Protesters cleared from Dakota Access oil pipeline camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave. It took 3 ½ hours for about 220 officers and 18 National Guardsmen to methodically search the protesters' temporary homes on Thursday. Authorities said they...

February 24, 2017
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Trades for February 22, 2017.

Trades for today are in the Janus Capital Group-JNS stock in the U.S...

February 21, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market

February 19, 2017
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Trades for February 15, 2017

Trades for today are in the Diamond Offshore Drilling-DO stock in the U.S...

February 14, 2017
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Vote expected on hotly contested New Jersey pipeline project

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether...

February 24, 2017
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Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A self-driving car company founded by Google is...

February 24, 2017
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$9.5 million in penalties in deadly 2012 oil platform blast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company has been ordered to...

February 24, 2017