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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Turkish Airlines flight to Toronto evacuated after note seen

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul was evacuated Saturday after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms. The Turkish Airlines cabin crew found the words "BOMB TO TORONTO" on the bathroom's wall on Flight TK-17 during its pushback from the gate, a Turkish Airlines press official told The Associated Press. The plane was leaving Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport for...

February 18, 2017
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China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The ban is in line with U.N. Security Council sanctions imposed in November in response to North Korea's fifth nuclear test two months earlier, the Commerce Ministry said in an online statement...

February 19, 2017
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Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with just 13 seconds remaining. The problem with the second-stage thrust control actually cropped up several minutes earlier. With just a single second to get the Falcon rocket airborne, flight controllers could not resolve the issue in...

February 18, 2017
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Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash. The automaker says affected cars include 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. Chrysler says it will notify owners, and dealers will replace all eight front driveshaft bolts for the cars, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31. About 75,000 cars are affected in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. There have been no reports nor accidents or injuries.

February 18, 2017

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Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' monsters: Get a permit to enter parks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — "Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks. At the height of the game's popularity last summer, the large crowds it attracted to one Milwaukee park left county officials at a loss for how to deal with the sudden influx of players and the trash they left behind. With more augmented-reality games in development, the permitting process Milwaukee County set up puts it at the forefront of an emerging challenge for government officials who want to regulate them. "We're prepared for all of them now," said County Supervisor Sheldon Wasserman, who wrote the proposal setting up a permitting process that County...

February 18, 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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Maine utility regulators to consider $1.5B FairPoint sale

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine utility regulators are ready to delve into details of the proposed $1.5 billion sale of FairPoint Communications, the country's eighth-largest phone and internet company. Consolidated Communications, based in Illinois, announced in December it was buying FairPoint, assuming its debt and offering dividends to stockholders. Regulators in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont — which...

February 18, 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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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market

February 13, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

Greg Firman discusses potential trade setups in the Forex markets for the...

February 10, 2017
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Explosion, fire reported at oil refinery near Los Angeles

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — There's been an explosion and fire at an oil...

February 18, 2017
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Passenger train derails near Brussels; 1 killed, 20 hurt

BRUSSELS (AP) — A passenger train derailed and flipped on its side...

February 18, 2017
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Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr. in Dubai to open golf club

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two of U.S. President Donald Trump's...

February 18, 2017