5 Famous Tax Cheats

Who doesn’t want to avoid taxes? Judge Billings Learned Hand famously summed up the American tax situation, saying, “anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible … for nobody owes any public duty to pay more than the law demands.” Avoiding taxes is one thing, but income tax evasion is another. Tax evasion occurs when a person or business uses illegal means to escape paying taxes, whereas tax…


5 Tales Of Out-Of-Control Inflation

Whether we see a repeat of the worst inflation levels in modern U.S. history (close to 15% per year in the 1970s and post-WWII) or a milder version in the years to come, it’s safe to say the U.S. dollar will never devalue as fast as these 5 cautionary tales from world history.
Known as “hyperinflation”, unchecked, rampant inflation is about more than just higher levels of currency money being printed or minted. It must also be…


5 Stocks Set to Lead Longterm as Fed Rate Cuts Deepen

As the Fed weighs even steeper rate cuts to bolster a faltering economy, a handful of stocks are poised to outperform, according to several market watchers. As lower rates reduce bond yields, these stocks that are likely to grow as the economy slows also boast healthy dividends and dividend growth history. The list includes Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Nucor (NUE), Pentair (PNR), W.W. Grainger (GWW) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), as…


15 Best High-Yield Savings Accounts for October 2019


The highest savings account rate available this week to customers nationwide.

Below are the top nationally available savings account rates from our research on more than 200 banks and credit unions that offer high-yield savings accounts nationwide. In cases where more than one institution has the same top rate, we’ve ranked accounts by those requiring the smallest minimum balance.

Best Interest Rates for…


What to Look For From TSLA

Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. (TSLA) is scheduled to report Q3 2019 earnings after the market close on Oct. 23. A key metric that investors should keep in mind when looking at earnings is vehicles delivered. Tesla reported vehicle deliveries earlier this month, and they were up nearly 39% from the same period of 2018.

In the last year, Tesla’s stock price has fallen by 0.6%. By comparison, the S&P 500 has gained 8%. For Q2…


Monsanto’s Main Competitors

Monsanto (MON) is a multinational company that provides seeds and agriculture products to farmers and other clients worldwide. The company was founded in 1901, and now employs over 20,000 people around the world.

Its business is divided into two main divisions: seeds and genomics, and agricultural productivity. It had a market capitalization of almost $50 billion and net sales of $13.5 billion for the fiscal year 2016, a 10%…


Close the Conversation Gap With Your Clients

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

Most of us know what message we’re trying to communicate to our clients, but do we take into account what they want and what they hear when they talk to us?

Often, we think of the client experience as what we provide to our clients in services, touchpoints and products. This understanding fails to account for the client perspective:…


Why Disney’s Valuation Can Rise $55 Billion on New Streaming Magic

Walt Disney Co. (DIS), whose stock has led the market this year, is likely to rise as much as 25% from its early October trading price as the company expands its direct-to-consumer streaming strategy, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne, per Barron’s. That would boost its market value by about $55 billion to $290 billion.

Disney Streaming to 140 Million Subscribers

The Morgan Stanley bull reiterated his…


Why Health Care Stocks Can Rebound Despite 2020 Election Turmoil

Health care stocks, one of the worst performing sectors, could be poised to outperform even as election turmoil heats up next year. A rebound would be a major change from a dismal year thus far in 2019. Health care mutual funds and ETFs have seen $13 billion in net outflows through September, compared to $1.5 billion in inflows through all of 2018, according to Morningstar Direct data, per the Wall Street Journal. 



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