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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Rankings in J.D. Power's auto dependability study

The consulting company J.D. Power released its 2017 auto dependability study Wednesday. The study measures problems per 100 vehicles based on responses from 35,186 original owners of 2014 model-year vehicles. The industry average is 156 problems per 100 vehicles, up four from a year earlier. Here are the rankings, the problems per 100 vehicles and the number of places each brand rose or fell from the 2016...

February 22, 2017
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Slammed by the flu, businesses scramble to get work done

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season has slammed many small businesses, weakening already thin staffing levels and forcing some owners to scramble to cover shifts or get the work done. All but five of the 26 staffers at BusBank, a transportation booking service, have been sick at some point this season. On the worst day so far, six people were out sick or caring for children with the flu, and four others were on...

February 22, 2017
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US existing home sales rose 3.3 percent in January to the fastest pace in a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales rose 3.3 percent in January to the fastest pace in a decade.

February 22, 2017
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Kansas governor vetos tax bill to preserve political legacy

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would undo his signature income tax cut, setting up a confrontation with the Republican-led Legislature, which immediately set about trying to override him. The state House has started debating whether to override the conservative Republican-governor's veto. The bill would need two-thirds majorities in both legislative chambers, and it didn't have such support when it was passed last week. "Now it's time for the Legislature to rise up and do its job," said Democratic Sen. Tom Holland, of Baldwin City. The bill would have raised more than $1 billion over two years, starting in July. It would have rolled back tax policies...

February 22, 2017

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Unilever reviewing options after Kraft Heinz withdraws bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Unilever is reviewing options after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer. The owner of brands including Hellman's and Lipton says it is "conducting a comprehensive review of options available" to boost shareholder value quickly. It expects the review to be completed by early April, but did not specify what it might entail. Unilever and Kraft Heinz said in a joint press release on Sunday that Kraft Heinz had "amicably" abandoned its offer. The deal that was withdrawn would have combined Kraft Heinz products such as Oscar Mayer, Jell-O and Velveeta with Unilever's stable of brands, which include food as well as other consumer goods like Dove soap and Vaseline. The...

February 22, 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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New Apple headquarters to have theater named for Steve Jobs

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include a theater named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs. Apple says in a news release on its website that the process of moving its 12,000 employees from its old digs in Cupertino, California, to the new Apple Park nearby will begin in April and will take more than six months to...

February 22, 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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Trades for February 14, 2017

Trades for today are in the Ensco Intl-EVS stock and in the Forex market...

February 13, 2017
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Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and...

February 22, 2017
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Portugal tries to please, but IMF demands more

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is finding it hard to please the...

February 22, 2017
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Italy faces potential fine from EU for rising debt

BRUSSELS (AP) — Italy's unstable government was put on notice Wednesday...

February 22, 2017