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A New Way To View Retirement Savings Accounts: Focus On Income

Your quarterly 401(k) statement has just come in the mail; most likely, you immediately focus on the value of the account. How big has my nest egg become? 652 more words

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China to Spend US$3.2 Billion to Develop Xinjiang’s Textile Industry

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China’s prime cotton-growing area, plans to pump some 20 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) into its textile industry to create jobs and maintain social stability, local officials in its Beijing representative office said on Friday . 183 more words


What do Nathan’s Famous hot dogs and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have in common? These are both micro-cap companies found in the TETON Westwood Mighty Mites Fund (symbol: WEMMX). 735 more words

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The Fed Wades Into Dangerous Waters

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System submitted its semiannual report to Congress today, along with Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s official testimony, which you can read… 592 more words

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What to do with your old retirement plan when you change jobs

First and foremost, don’t take a lump-sum distribution from your old employer’s retirement plan. It generally will be taxable and, if you’re under age 59½, subject to a 10% early-withdrawal penalty. 160 more words


Investment Fund Highlight: MainStay Marketfield Fund (MFLDX)

In the second installment of our breakout investment fund highlight series, we will focus on the MainStay Marketfield Fund (symbol: MFLDX). The innovative investment strategy of the management team reduces downside risk and has an excellent track record of producing returns. 582 more words


Stocks Slide With Portugal Bonds as Treasuries, Gold Gain

European stocks fell and Portuguese bonds dropped as concern deepened over missed debt payments by a company linked to the nation’s second-largest bank. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures signaled a selloff earlier this week will resume, while the yen, Treasuries and gold gained. 1,158 more words