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Marginal Tax Rates

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With tax season quickly approaching, many Americans are yet again faced with the daunting task of filing their returns. Taxes are nearly always given a bad reputation. This is due to their confusing nature and the incredibly mysterious tax laws that the United States currently has. However, understanding the tax system of one’s country is […]

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Alternatives to Stocks

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With the stock market reaching record highs, many investors have good reason to be worried about a potential correction. With an unstable political climate and an unceasing US-China Trade War, the Dow’s continued ascent towards 30,000 appears to be part of a growing bubble. Yet, inflation numbers continue to hover around 1.8% annually. If investors […]

Silicon Valley Stocks Tech

What Recent IPOs May Be Telling Us About the Economy

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If you follow the financial news, you’re probably familiar with the recently called-off WeWork initial public offering, or IPO, for short. With a valuation that reached levels as high as $47 billion and balance sheets indicating a company hemorrhaging cash, WeWork’s plan had all the indications of the 1999-era excess and technology bubble. With a […]

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Intro to Dividends

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While looking at various stocks, you may have noticed something called a dividend. Perhaps you saw a percentage that denoted the “Dividend Yield,” or you saw the “Ex-Dividend Date” and the “Payment Date.” As an investor, these are important concepts to understand, especially when choosing to buy a stock. Does it offer a dividend? What […]

Opinion Stocks

Navigating the Marijuana Industry: 3 Stocks and 1 ETF to Buy in 2019

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In the past few years, the marijuana industry has expanded at an unprecedented pace and has not looked back. The recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, as well as continual legalization in states, has paved the way for manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and shops to take advantage of the rapidly growing market. Marijuana-based IPOs have […]