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Outside the Box: 5 tricky retirement taxes boomers should watch out for

Outside the Box: 5 tricky retirement taxes boomers should watch out for

For the last four decades, baby boomers have been saving for retirement. As the oldest of the generation turn 70, what’s to fear? After all, boomers have benefited from 10%… Read more »

What would Americans do if faced with a change to Social Security?

What would Americans do if faced with a change to Social Security?

French workers took to the streets when the prime minister announced the age to claim pension benefits was increasing — but they’re not the only ones who could see that… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge lower amid uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks edge lower amid uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal

U.S. stocks fell at the start of trade Friday amid uncertainty over the state of U.S.-China trade talks, ahead of a planned news conference by Chinese officials at 10 a.m…. Read more »

Think first before going gaga on any U.S.-China trade deal

Think first before going gaga on any U.S.-China trade deal

President Trump tweeted Thursday that China and the U.S. were getting “very close to a [trade] deal.” The stock market immediately rocketed. Trump says he has approved the so-called phase-one… Read more »

In One Chart: The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand jobs in every U.S. state for 2019

In One Chart: The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand jobs in every U.S. state for 2019

Getty Images/iStockphoto (Photomontage: Terrence Horan)This analysis is based on data from EMSI, a labor-market research firm, and focuses on 774 occupations classified by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.DMAMBMCMDMEPREVIEWZBZBRZDZGZHZQZRZSZTZU What are… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks gain after Conservative victory in U.K. election

Europe Markets: European stocks gain after Conservative victory in U.K. election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stocks in Europe rallied on Friday on relief the Conservatives won the U.K. general election as well as anticipation a U.S.-China trade deal will be… Read more »

Economic Report: Retail sales fall short of forecast in the early stages of the holiday season. Poor omen?

Economic Report: Retail sales fall short of forecast in the early stages of the holiday season. Poor omen?

Shoppers at a department store look for bargains as the 2019 holiday season got underway. The numbers: Sales at U.S. retailers rose slightly in November and mostly benefited a few… Read more »

Economic Report: Import prices rise in November due to oil, but they still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation

Economic Report: Import prices rise in November due to oil, but they still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation

The cost of imported goods rose in November, but it was all oil and gas. The numbers: The cost of imported goods rose in November at the fastest pace in… Read more »

The Tell: ‘Back up the truck and buy, buy buy,’  because there is no risk, says MUFG economist

The Tell: ‘Back up the truck and buy, buy buy,’ because there is no risk, says MUFG economist

“Back up the truck and buy, buy, buy.” That was the advice from Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank, who sent a rousing note to clients late… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Lululemon shares slip but analysts still think the yoga-pant maker is a ‘top idea’

The Ratings Game: Lululemon shares slip but analysts still think the yoga-pant maker is a ‘top idea’

Lululemon Athletica Inc. shares fell 4.4% Thursday after the company reported a third-quarter adjusted earnings miss, but Cowen analysts, and a number of others, are still bullish about the yoga-pant… Read more »

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