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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IMF says Iran rebounds after nuclear deal, but danger looms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Iran's economy has rebounded after the nuclear deal with world powers, but warns that uncertainty over future sanctions and problems with the country's domestic banks could cause trouble ahead. The IMF released a report early on Tuesday that said Iran's real gross domestic product grew by 7.4 percent, recovering from a recession. It...

February 28, 2017
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5 things analysts and investors want to hear in Trump speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists and investors will be looking for one thing above all from President Donald Trump's speech to the nation Tuesday night: Details. What will his promised tax cuts look like? Which Obama-era regulations will be reversed? Will he push for an infrastructure spending plan this year? Trump's broad campaign promises to sharply cut taxes, reduce red tape and boost spending on...

February 28, 2017
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China's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

BEIJING (AP) — China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top carbon polluter has emerged as a global leader in addressing global warming. The National Bureau of Statistics said the consumption of coal, a major source of heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, fell by 4.7 percent last year, according to preliminary calculations. The bureau...

February 28, 2017
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Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 years

MILAN (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. But it took the company growing to about 26,000 stores in 75 countries to win the credibility he felt necessary to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world. "I didn't think we were ready to come to Italy," Schultz told The Associated Press in an interview Monday. "I think Italy is such a special place. I am so respectful of the Italian coffee heritage and the Italian culture, and I think we had to earn that respect, opportunity, and I think over the years we got to the point that we are now ready to come." As he...

February 28, 2017

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Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access oil pipeline work

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington will consider a request by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes to order the Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw permission for developer Energy Transfer Partners to lay pipe under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The stretch under the Missouri River reservoir is the last piece of construction for the $3.8 billion pipeline that's to move oil through the Dakotas and Iowa to a shipping point in Illinois. The tribes argue that the mere existence...

February 28, 2017
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Trades for February 28, 2017

Trades for today are in the Transocean -RIG stock in the U.S Energy Sector...

February 27, 2017
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Pakistan deploys extra police ahead of regional summit

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's interior ministry says it has deployed extra police forces and paramilitary units to boost security in the country's capital ahead of a regional summit on economic cooperation. Islamabad will host representatives from 10 countries of the Economic Cooperation Organization on Wednesday to finalize a plan on expanding trade and prosperity in the region. Two Pakistani officials say the...

February 28, 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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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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South Korean prosecutors to indict Samsung's de facto chief

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors said they would...

February 28, 2017
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Asia stocks advance ahead of Trump speech, China congress

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after another...

February 28, 2017
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Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes...

February 28, 2017