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Here’s What President Obama’s Win Means For Your Money

President Obama's reelection opens up the possibilities for investors looking at "glocal" opportunities and in the energy sector. More 

Treasury Warns U.S. Could Hit Debt Ceiling by Year End

The U.S. will hit its debt limit by the end of this year, the U.S. Treasury has warned. More 

7 Insights from the Third Presidential Debate

Three debates later, what have we learned? Here are seven things voters took away from the final showdown between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. More 

The Markets Don’t Care About the Fiscal Cliff … Should You?

Here are three reasons investors have not been reacting to the threat of the fiscal cliff -- despite its dire implications for the markets. Plus: Is there a trade here? More 

Buying Bond Funds? It’s the Arithmetic, Stupid

While most bond market segments have delivered outstanding gains in the past year, it will be almost impossible for bonds to repeat that feat in the year ahead. More 

U.S. Postal Service Is on Brink of Default … Again

The U.S. Postal Service is in danger of default for the second time, this time on a $5.6 billion payment pre-funding future retiree health benefits. More 

What Does QE3 Mean for Investors?

The Federal Reserve gave the market what it has long been waiting for Thursday with a third round of quantitative easing (QE3). More