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February 16, 2018

Late Selling Surge Erases Some Shine, But Rally Still Intact Into Weekend

Friday’s big early rally flamed out by the end of the day, but the S&P 500 (SPX) still had its sixth-straight daily gain and stocks had their best week since 2013.

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1099-DIV 101: The Basics of Dividend Income Forms & Taxes

1099-DIV 101: The Basics of Dividend Income Forms & Taxes

You’ve worked all year to get your long-term portfolio just right by researching yields and allocating your funds. Now it’s the end of the year and you’re ready to sit back and...

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February 16, 2018
Three Big Problems Companies Are Trying to Solve With AI

Three Big Problems Companies Are Trying to Solve With AI

Among the many topics discussed at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, artificial intelligence (AI) was pervasive throughout the multi-day meeting of some...

Trading
February 16, 2018
Backtesting with thinkOnDemand to Help Optimize Your Trading

Backtesting with thinkOnDemand to Help Optimize Your Trading

How great would it be if you could go back in time and learn from your past mistakes? Maybe you would have taken that job offer, married your high school ...

Trading
February 16, 2018
Earnings: What’s in Store for Walmart, Sam’s Club, E-Commerce?

Earnings: What’s in Store for Walmart, Sam’s Club, E-Commerce?

It’s a short week with the President’s Day holiday on Monday, but earnings continue on Tuesday, with some of the biggest U.S. retailers on parade. Among the big ...

Trading
February 16, 2018
Home Depot Earnings: Closing Out Fiscal 2017 on Tuesday Morning

Home Depot Earnings: Closing Out Fiscal 2017 on Tuesday Morning

Earnings season has been slowing down, although there are quite a few retailers left to report. One of the larger ones coming up is Home Depot (HD), which is...

Trading
February 15, 2018
Deere Earnings Preview: Wirtgen Acquisition Closed, What’s Next?

Deere Earnings Preview: Wirtgen Acquisition Closed, What’s Next?

Deere & Co. (DE) is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings for fiscal 2018 before market open on Friday, Feb. 16. DE closed out 2017 close to record highs...

Trading
February 15, 2018
Earnings Preview: MGM’s Expansion into Macau Might Be Hot Topic

Earnings Preview: MGM’s Expansion into Macau Might Be Hot Topic

As earnings season inches toward the finish line, it’s time to check in on the gaming and resort industry, specifically MGM Resorts International (MGM), which is expected ...

Retirement
February 15, 2018
Discover How 401(k) Fees May Impact Your Retirement Savings

Discover How 401(k) Fees May Impact Your Retirement Savings

When selecting the investments for your 401(k) account, it’s important to compare the available investment choices to see which one(s) may help you pursue...

Money & Culture
February 15, 2018
Are Your Kids College-Bound Soon? Consider 529 Plan Tax Benefits

Are Your Kids College-Bound Soon? Consider 529 Plan Tax Benefits

Do you have a child heading for college in the near (or far) future? Paying for it might bring back nightmares of that final math exam you once barely passed.

Trading
February 14, 2018
What’s New at the Soda Fountain? Bev Giant KO Earnings Preview

What’s New at the Soda Fountain? Bev Giant KO Earnings Preview

Though volatility has been the big story over the last week, remember it’s still earnings season, and fresh reports are still coming in. Beverage giant Coca-Cola ...

Investing
February 14, 2018
Hey Millennials: Should Market Drops Be Something to Fear?

Hey Millennials: Should Market Drops Be Something to Fear?

Yes, Virginia (and Vincent), the stock markets go down too. Or as legendary banker J. Pierpont Morgan is credited to have said, “The market will go up and the ...

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