How To Profit From Growth in China

How To Profit From Growth in China

Even if you invest across the globe, chances are you don’t hold many Chinese stocks. China-based firms account for 23% of assets in the average emerging-markets stock mutual fund and just 3.5% of the average global stock fund. But although China may be a fringe player in your portfolio, it’s squarely in the center of the global economy. The World Bank estimates that China will drive 35% of the world’s economic growth from the start of 2017 through 2019—nearly twice as much as the U.S., which comes in second, at 18%.

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Chinese Investments to Invest in Now

Chinese Investments to Invest in Now

China’s stocks have turned around. From the start of 2010 through 2016, SPDR S&P China (symbol GXC), a popular exchange-traded fund, returned an annual average of a little more than 2%. So far in 2017, the fund has returned 42.7%, about three times as much as the U.S. market. (Prices and returns are as of September 29.) Read more

Find Out Your Rank as a Taxpayer

Find Out Your Rank as a Taxpayer

As Congress finally gets serious about tax reform, you need to know where you stand now, so you can understand how changes will affect your pocketbook.

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Fast Cash Before 2018

Fast Cash Before 2018

Let us be among the first to put the new year on your radar, because believe it or not, there are some end-of-the year financial tasks that you should think about getting started on right now.

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Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps

Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps

Not so long ago, a credit freeze was a tool usually reserved for people who had suffered identity theft. But as data breaches have piled up — culminating with the massive data breach at credit agency Equifax announced in September — the freeze has become more widely recognized as the most effective way to protect your credit, even if a thief hasn’t yet made fraudulent use of your personal information.

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