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Your Money Adviser: With Flood Insurance Rare, Homeowners Have Little Recourse

Few homeowners have flood coverage. According to estimates, just 10 percent of homeowners in South Carolina are estimated to carry the insurance.

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Buying momentum lifts Ringgit higher in early trade

The Ringgit opened firmer against the US dollar in early trade Wednesday, supported by continued buying momentum amid weak sentiment for the greenback.

At 9 am, the Ringgit was traded at 4.3400/3490 against the US dollar from 4.3720/3770 at 5 pm Tuesday. 53 more words

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Sketch Guy: A Wake-Up Call Without the Trauma

There are ways to trigger our own financial awakening without actually having a money crisis. It’s sort of like a fire drill.

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October 5, 2015

Stocks surged at the open this morning (Dow +186 pts; SPX +1.2%). All ten major market sectors are in the green, led by telecoms, industrials and energy. 341 more words

Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers

A pharmaceutical company buys old drugs and increases the price multifold, a profitable business model that is drawing anger and making the traditional drug industry nervous. 10 more words


Simplifying financial interlinkages – Crude Oil

Financial markets and its myriad aspects and elements are so intricately interlinked that for a lay person it becomes too complicated, convoluted and naturally boring to filter out, understand and foresee the impact of change in one aspect on another and vice versa. 606 more words

Your Money: A Tax to Curb Excessive Trading Could Be a Boon to Returns

The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders has proposed to tax stock and bond trades. How might the idea affect investor behavior and long-term returns?

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