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Pick Investment Opportunities That Take Advantage of Available Information

I mentioned in a previous newsletter that one of the best resources for identifying investment opportunities is the weekly magazine Barron’s.  This week’s edition included an excellent article, Being in the Know via Unknowns by Steven Sosnick, which articulates a list of risk factors to consider when investing or hedging with options.  The article can be seen…

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Tax Legislation: Implications for Individuals

On December 16th, 2010, Congress passed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. In addition to providing a 13-month extension of benefits for the long-term unemployed, the legislation includes the long-anticipated extension of the ”Bush tax cuts” that were scheduled to expire on January 1, 2011. Other significant provisions include a new…