How to Maximize Your Gains

Oil and gas investing is not for the faint of heart. Consider the recent history of oil prices: in July 2008, they spiked as high as $147 a barrel before the recession sent them tumbling as low as $36 just a few months later, in the winter of 2009. They’ve since recovered much of that […]

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Top 10 Cheap Stocks To Invest In Right Now

LONDON — The FTSE 100 has risen by nearly 20% over the last six months, and many top shares are beginning to look quite expensive. I’m on the hunt for companies that still look cheap, based on their long-term earnings potential. To help me hunt down these bargains, I’m using a special version of the […]

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Caymans & Costa Rica Sign U.S. Tax Evasion Pact—FATCA Gets Even Fatter

  Caribbean (Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn) Caribbean and Central American havens are often thought to be less rigorous in their observance of banking and tax laws than European nations like Switzerland. Of course, Swiss banking has experienced a sea change since UBS paid a $780 million fine and reached a deferred prosecution agreement with American authorities. […]

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