Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Fed's $40 billion bond buys in question, Wal-Mart's worrisome 1% same-store sales growth, and more.
Morningstar's Bob Johnson gives his take on recent disappointing retail and housing data, as well as higher gasoline prices and Fed stimulus worries.
Investors should take another look at their cost basis records, foreign tax credits, advisory fees, and any income that was spread to 2012 from a prior year's Roth conversion, says Investor Solutions' John Pitlosh.
Morningstar's Christine Benz offers hints for how retirees should approach taxes in regard to portfolio withdrawals, RMD reinvestments, property, health care, and estate planning.
February 25 - March 1: Tips, strategies, and picks for tax-wise investing.
Investors with IRA and 401(k) accounts still may end up paying foreign income taxes.
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