Tightened Conflict Mineral Regulations Could Pinch Unwitting Investors
The island of Jersey has recently made headlines over alleged failures to take action against purveyors of “blood gold.”
Top 10 Industries for Retirement Preparedness
Perhaps surprisingly, the finance industry isn't in the top 5, according to a ranking by Judy Diamond and Associates.
Penny Pinchers Missing Out on Big Areas to Save: Ameriprise
Although millennials are more likely than older generations to save across the board, they are also more likely to take on heavy debt, Ameriprise found.
Gap Between Two Koreas Widens With Trade Leader Purge, Brokerage Plans
North Korea executes key trade negotiator as South Korea aims for "Korean Goldman Sachs"
Investment Hazard: New Venezuelan President Has No Cure For Economic Crisis
Chavez’s successor casts blame, but inflation rages and investors should beware.
What Free Trade With Europe Will Mean
Some sectors will thrive on more trans-Atlantic trade.
Managing Risk for the Wealth-Inheriting Younger Generation
While many young people are earnest in their quest to make a mark on the world, unless they are properly educated about the myriad exposures to their inherited wealth, they may inadvertently deplete it.
Charitable Giving and Taxes: Determining a Property’s Fair Market Value
The experts at Tax Facts Online on how the fair market value of a property donation is determined.
S&P’s Stovall: Pleasing Market Tally for 2012, Warning for 2013
Substantial gains across asset classes in 2012 confirmed the old adage about the market ascending a wall of worry. But the certainty of political fighting over spending cuts in the first quarter should provide market entry opportunities to those who missed last year's ride.
IRS Offers Useful Reminders for Charitable Giving
The IRS emphasized the importance of scrupulous record keeping of all contributions to nonprofit organizations, including canceled checks, pay stubs and acknowledgements of gifts received by charities.