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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US gas price rises 2 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.33 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose 2 cents nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.33. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the slight rise was due to small increases in crude oil and wholesale gas prices. Lundberg says she expects modest increases in the near-term. The national average is up 56 cents per gallon over the price a year...

February 26, 2017
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LSE says regulators likely to block Deutsche Boerse merger

The London Stock Exchange says its planned merger with the Deutsche Boerse is likely to be blocked after the European Commission raised antitrust concerns. The merger, announced almost a year ago, would have given the German financial exchange a majority stake in the combined company. In a statement Sunday, the London exchange said the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, was...

February 27, 2017
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Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's product showcase Sunday is notable for what's missing: a new flagship phone. Instead, Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone — an indirect casualty of the unprecedented September recall of the fire-prone Note 7 phone . The new tablets will carry the Galaxy brand and come with many of the Note 7's features, including...

February 26, 2017
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Pamela Lee and Jamie Foxx hobnob at Dolce & Gabbana

MILAN (AP) — While Giorgio Armani posed the question explicitly earlier this week, Milan designers in general appear to be asking what will be remembered of this era's fashions in decades to come. The answers were myriad on the fifth day of Milan Fashion Week, from provoking fun to exploring cultures to throwing off conventions and reimagining the future. Here are some highlights from Sunday's shows, including Marni, Stella Jean and Dolce & Gabbana. ___ ALL ABOUT FAMILY AT DOLCE&GABBANA American actors Pamela Anderson and Jamie Foxx hobnobbed in the front-row of the Dolce & Gabbana show, invited not only for their fame and fashion-sense, but as proud parents. Anderson's son Dylan Lee and...

February 26, 2017

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Midwest, Wyoming lawmakers target wolf protections again

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pressure is building in Congress to take gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list, which would allow farmers to kill the animals if they threaten livestock. Representatives from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming have asked House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin for a fast floor vote before the season during which most cows and sheep will give birth begins in earnest. That followed testimony before a Senate committee a week earlier from the president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, who said producers need to be able to defend their livestock and livelihoods. Meanwhile, both sides in the debate are waiting for a federal appeals...

February 26, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market and how to trade the...

February 26, 2017
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Officials: Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget. Mnuchin says Trump's priority was passing legislation to reduce middle-class...

February 26, 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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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

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February 19, 2017
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Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan...

February 26, 2017
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Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Wendy's says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks...

February 26, 2017
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Power gone, Atlantic City mayor walks re-election tightrope

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — His city is a half-billion dollars in debt, its...

February 26, 2017