Many investors confidently tell me they have discovered the secret to investing: It’s all about passive, Bob. I’m glad they are happy and comfortable with their investment strategy. Unfortunately, I think they are missing some important facts. Most index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are below-average investments. Here’s why. Fidelity’s study compares strategies Recently, Fidelity
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Hopefully your tax returns are not as complicated at Donald Trumps Tax Returns. Either way, how long do you need to keep all your tax records? 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Getty For how long you should keep tax records is something everyone should know. Another
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You might have to pinch yourself to be sure the stunning surroundings aren’t a dream as you view the beachfront home’s three stories hugging the lower slopes of Diamond Head crater as they meet the water’s edge. Stepping foot inside the custom kiln-formed textured glass entry door will likely confirm your feelings that this impressive home is
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An interview and Q&A with billionaire real estate investor and CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, Bruce Flatt. In this interview, Bruce discusses his approach and guiding principles to investing in real estate. Bruce also talks about how a small investor should invest in real estate and where there is opportunity. Like if you enjoyed Subscribe
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Getty Benny retired last week. There was a small party for him in the IT department, and everyone chipped in to get him an Apple Watch, the obligatory successor to the Gold Watch of yore. A couple of decades ago, he and his wife would go off on vacation, doing the travel thing for a
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses the difference between restricted applications and filing and suspending, the merits of a plan based on one spouse filing early, child-in-care spousal benefits, whether to file for spousal benefits
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Mondelez and Campbell’s Soup are locked in a stalemate over the sale of the soup company’s Arnott’s cookie brands, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC. The Oreo-owner submitted a final offer a few weeks ago for Campbell’s international business, including Arnott’s, that was below Campbell’s roughly $3-billion price expectation, the people said. The two
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President Donald Trump’s potential nominations of Stephen Moore and Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve could be the beginning of a politicization of the central bank, according to Barclays’ chief U.S. economist. “When it comes to nominees, most people that get nominated to the board, regardless of what party is in power, they tend to
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. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) ASSOCIATED PRESS The Indian elections haven’t been held yet. But foreign money has been pouring into Indian equities, giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi a vote of confidence. The SENSEX, which  has outperformed S&P 500 in the last five years , increased 2510 points or 6.92% since the beginning of 2019, reaching
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photocredit: © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The uptrend in the S&P is likely to persist through the week. Here are a long and a short recommendation. FedEx has been staging a recovery rally since its late November top. The weekly cycle
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