Archive for February, 2012

IRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital Gains

IRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital GainsNews from Patch.com: Taxpayers can sometimes find themselves in situations when they need to withdraw money from their retirement plan early. What they may not realize is that that transaction may mean a tax impact when they file their return. Here are 10 facts from the IRS about […]

PIMCO’s Gross pushes defensive investment strategy

PIMCO’s Gross pushes defensive investment strategyNews from Futures Magazine: Ready, Set, Hut, Hut, Hut! PIMCO’s Bill Gross published his “Investment Outlook” for March 2012, comparing the investment world to football, and an offensive versus defensive outlook. “Offensively-minded risk takers in the markets have historically been the ones who have dominated the headlines and won the […]

Oil is the new Greece

Oil is the new GreeceNews from MarketWatch: By Michael A. Gayed “One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” — Henry Miller With Greece’s second bailout now (seemingly) in the rearview mirror, it’s time for markets to focus on the next potential negative: Oil prices. It looks like […]

GMO’s Jeremy Grantham: 10 Tips for Smarter Investing

GMO’s Jeremy Grantham: 10 Tips for Smarter InvestingNews from AdvisorOne: “The Longest Quarterly Letter Ever” is the aptly titled February release from delightfully pessimistic Jeremy Grantham (below), co-founder and chief investment strategist of Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo, a Boston-based asset management firm. Weighing in at 14 pages (15 with appendices that list “Hamlet, Act I, Scene […]

Tips for finding a suitable equity isa

Tips for finding a suitable equity isaNews from WalesOnline: Jeremy Gates looks at the nation’s money issues and explains how to pick the best equity Isas THE countdown is on if you are one of those savers who hasn’t yet fully used the important tax shelter on personal Isa allowances available until April 5. Launched […]

Strategy: Risk, lies ‘n logic of investment

Strategy: Risk, lies ‘n logic of investmentNews from Expressindia.com: Posted: Feb 27, 2012 at 0217 hrs IST Print Email To Editor Post Comments What is the greatest lie in any investment advice? Which is the greatest marketing façade used in any type of investment management? It is the concept of “risk” and questions related thereto. […]

Asheville financial advisors offer tips on planning your retirement

Asheville financial advisors offer tips on planning your retirementNews from Asheville Citizen-Times: Let’s say you want to retire in 10 or 15 years and that you’ve got a retirement account, such as an IRA or 401(k). You want it to grow, but you want to minimize the risk of losing principal. What should you be […]

Buffett Explains Key Math in IBM, Wells Fargo Investments

Buffett Explains Key Math in IBM, Wells Fargo InvestmentsNews from TheStreet.com: NEW YORK (TheStreet) — For those looking to use Warren Buffett-run Berkshire Hathaway’s(BRK.A) investment strategy to bolster their portfolios, there are two options. The first is to simply copy his recent investments in IBM(IBM) and DirecTV(DTV), as well as his boosted stake in Wells […]

Tips For Tax-Savvy Investors

Tips For Tax-Savvy InvestorsNews from Patch.com: A century ago, author Mark Twain wrote that the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector is that the taxidermist only takes your skin. Today, the IRS isn’t any more popular. Why not see if any of the following strategies could allow you to keep more of what […]

T-Mobile announces new B2B push, LTE investment

T-Mobile announces new B2B push, LTE investmentNews from FierceMobileIT: T-Mobile USA, emerging from nearly a year of uncertainty during what the company’s CEO called the “Deal Overhang” of the proposed AT&T (NYSE: T) merger, announced a new push into business to business sales aimed at the mid-market and large enterprise market. The new push includes […]

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