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Strategies: Vanguard, a Champion of Low Fees, Faces a Peculiar Tax Challenge

A whistle-blower claims that the mutual fund group, which is ultimately owned by investors in its funds, should have to account for profits it could have earned if it had charged higher fees. 11 more words


6 Feb 2016 (AFR) - The US dollar falters, reminding the world that everything hinges on the greenback

(6 February 2016, AFR, p14, by Vesna Poljak)

‘The United States dollar is still king in the global financial system. China may generate more headlines with a 2 per cent devaluation but while the world was watching Beijing last year, the US dollar staged an incredible bull run. 68 more words

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Your Money: Tips on Reducing Cable and Phone Bills From Ethically Ambiguous Experts

When calling cable and phone providers to negotiate better deals, employees of BillFixers impersonate their clients. Whatever the ethics of this approach, their negotiating tactics have much to teach. 10 more words


Retiring: Why Your Portfolio Needs Plenty of Stocks, Whatever Your Age

Most investment counselors tell people to reduce holdings of common stock as they get older, but that advice is poor, a former chief economist writes. 9 more words