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Yellen to the markets: Don't say you weren't warned
Midweek Breakfast with Benjamin: Yellen warned us. Plus: SEC probes Pimco ETF over asset pricing, America's 401(k)s are failing investors, and how Obama's attack on corporate inversions flunks basic math.
Market risk is ignored by invincible investors
Breakfast with Benjamin: A real risk thanks to the bull market: investors' sense of invincibility, plus El-Erian dishes on Pimco, second-guessing Calpers, and more.
Distinguishing financial planner from investment adviser
Monday's Breakfast with Benjamin Distinguishing financial planner from investment adviser. Plus: Gold looks tarnished, the Russell 2000 heads into 'death cross' territory, buying stocks in a buyback cycle, bank stocks in a rising-rate market, and another tax penalty, courtesy of Obamacare
Inversions the latest tax-cutting strategy
U.S. corporations have been going through a series of reinventions to minimize bite from the IRS
Romney-sized IRAs scrutinized as government studies taxes
'Never intended to be a tax shelter for millionaires,' Congressman says of retirement savings vehicle.
Corporate tax dodging targeted as nations draw up battle plan
The tax-avoidance strategies that companies like Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. use to escape more than $100 billion a year of levies in the U.S. and Europe are under threat from a plan drawn up by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Sometimes the IRS loses in court
Engineer's rollover case points out the need for a good lawyer schooled in tax law.
Popular tax breaks will get renewed this year, GOP says
Republican lawmakers see tax-extender approval going through before the end of 2014, keeping tax breaks favored by clients in place.
Smart beta, by any other name, is still smart
On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, a look at how smart beta has grown in prominence despite criticism, the performance-killing fees of active management, another type of corporate inversion, and more.
Warren Buffett's tax fairness doublespeak
In today's Breakfast with Benjamin, Warren Buffett's fails to put his money where his mouth is, Canada finds a sensible way to stop corporate inversions, the Fed pushes rate-hike rumors out to the end of next year, and more.
The Fed should raise rates, but it won't
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Fed should raise rates but... Plus: Financial advisers turn to options investing; the French government calls it quits; the SEC goes after asset-backed bonds; another Obamacare surprise; and what is really the most important meal of the day
What's next for Robin Williams' family?
Although he had 'bills to pay,' he put his real estate in a trust and appears to have provided for his children.
Derivative basket options questioned
The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has turned its attention to a derivative strategy that, from a tax standpoint, was rendered unusable in an earlier IRS memo.
Lump sum or monthly pension? How I made my decision
The question is one advisers are likely to hear more often. The answer depends on a person's financial needs, life expectancy and access to other assets.
Hedge funds jumping into Puerto Rico muni bonds
Today's Breakfast with Benjamin on hedge funds owning $16 billion in Puerto Rican muni bond debt, the scary similarities between advisers and psychics, why deep-water drilling looks like a bargain, and more.