Month: November 2019

Morgan Stanley headquarters in Times Square, New York. Source: Morgan Stanley At least four traders at New York-based Morgan Stanley have been fired or placed on leave after reportedly concealing a loss of between $100 million and $140 million, a new report from Bloomberg News said. The traders in question allegedly mismarked, or purposely mis-priced, some
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When Richard Detrich and his wife, Nikki Steele, started contemplating where to retire, they went about it methodically. The couple had already agreed to move abroad. Next, they each drew up a list of the 15 most important factors to them and then compared notes. Turned out their lists were pretty similar. The Ventura, California,
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A long string of losses in a horse related business may well attract IRS attention. Don’t despair. If you take the right steps you have a good chance of winning in Tax Court. Reilly’s Eighteenth Law of Tax Planning – Honest objective trumps realistic expectation. A quarter horse mare showing its muscles. Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas,
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PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 25: In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital … [+] Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is displayed on June 25, 2019 in Paris, France. Bitcoin surpassed the 11,000 dollar mark Monday, Facebook’s arrival on the cryptocurrency market with Libra has boosted global interest around the various currencies in circulation. Bitcoin has
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The Charging Bull near Wall Street is pictured in New York. Carlo Allegri | Reuters The stock market has been hitting record high levels day after day, but that doesn’t mean corporate CEOs are bullish about next year, according to J.P. Morgan Chase regional investment banking head John Richert. Instead, CEOs are worried about delivering
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about the best time to file, lump sum payments and benefit rates, earnings after 70, when public pensions affect benefits and calculating benefit amounts. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc, a company that
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While the smoothest tax season might be one with no surprises, the practitioner who anticipates and is ready for unexpected issues will sleep better at night knowing they are prepared. One area of potential consequence for preparers is the new partnership K-1s, according to Joe Buble, the tax practice leader at Top 100 Firm Citrin
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Robinhood co-founder and co-CEO Vlad Tenev speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt New York event on May 10, 2016. Noam Galai | Getty Images for TechCrunch Robinhood is no longer looking to become a federally insured bank. The stock-trading start-up announced Wednesday that it was pulling its bank charter application with the Office of the
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A group of Black Friday online shopping purchases photographed in delivery boxes. (Photo by Neil … [+] Godwin/Future Publishing via Getty Images) Future Publishing via Getty Images Scott Peterson — South Dakota’s former sales tax director and the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board’s first chief — discusses post-Wayfair issues, the controversy in Kansas, and the gig
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Byron Wien Olivia Michael | CNBC The stock market’s rally may be far from over as low interest rates keep valuations in an attractive place, according to Wall Street legend Byron Wien. “People complain that the market is overvalued but … with these interest rates, the market is really below fair value,” Wien, vice chairman
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