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On this episode of Stock Market Report, Randy Frederick breaks down the different levels of downturns in the market, and puts where we are today into perspective.
If you're interested in tax-free municipal bonds, you might want to keep an eye out for these seven tax traps.
Where analytical models and algorithms outperform human judgment, it’s still so tempting to just go with your gut.
As investors ponder what this year may hold in store for the markets, the inter-relationships between politics, economics, fiscal policy, monetary policy, and corporate actions can seem very complex. Investors may feel overwhelmed and seek a simple answer. When people feel there is a situation that is out of their control or is too complicated to analyze, they often fall back on rules of thumb to make decisions.
The twin goals of doing good and doing well have never been more aligned.
If it isn’t a robot, what is a robo-advisor?
Find out how a robo-advisor works and what it can do for you.
For new investors, just getting started can be overwhelming. It doesn't have to be—especially if you have a 401(k).
If you’ve ever looked at investing in exchange-traded funds (or ETFs), how did you decide which were right for you? There might be some blind spots in your decision-making process.
The Conference Board’s release of December’s Leading Economic Index was notable for its continued trend deterioration; and the second decline in three months.

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