Depressed stock prices and increased market volatility can be a great combination for income-seekers to sell puts, says Morningstar OptionInvestor editor Erik Kobayashi-Solomon.
Although hedging offers a form of portfolio insurance, investors often mistime the market and mistake asset-allocation woes as hedging problems, says Morningstar's Erik Kobayashi-Solomon.
Analyst Grady Burkett on Cisco's current business challenges, capital allocation missteps, and the evolving change in investor sentiment surrounding the stock.
Families of future and current college students should be mindful of the effects of sequestration, a university's 'Scorecard,' their own savings projections, and their future debt loads.
Estate-planning expert Deborah Jacobs details how spouses can take advantage of the 'portability' tax provision, which allows them to maximize both partners' estate tax exclusion, and how this strategy differs from trusts.
Many funds have multiple share classes, but the expected time horizon is a key determinant of the appropriate one to chose for your portfolio.
Even though the process might appear convoluted, there are key factors to consider when optimizing Social Security benefits for your spouse and yourself.
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