3. Avoidable International Stock Mutual Fund (awpcx, bjbix)

International stock mutual fund is a popular choice for 401 (k) account and other long-term investment instruments. Investors who distribute funds outside the United States can increase geographic diversification and growth of their portfolios. As the global economy, especially China's economy, has slowed down over the past two…

The Dark Side of the Equivalent Economy

With the emergence of Uber and Irbnb, more and more start-ups have emerged. Sharing (i.e. peer-to-peer economy) has become a hot topic recently. In a peer-to-peer economy, companies act as intermediaries, coordinating transactions or creating a market where individuals can conduct direct transactions. For example, Uber pairs independent…

How will the subprime crisis affect you?

Although the direct cost of the subprime mortgage crisis may not be large in the economic scope, the spillover effect still deserves attention. The impact on financial markets seems to have begun to reverse the availability of credit, the change in investors'perceptions of risk and the continued decline…

These are the best and worst retirements

If you've been dreaming of retirement on the beach, you might want to make a deal with surfboards and then consider horseback riding instead. That's because Wyoming was ranked as the best state to retire for the second year in a row, according to an annual survey by bankrate.com.…

Four things you may not know about property tax

You may not have to worry about inheritance tax. This may be a surprise for most people, but since the end of 2012, the vast majority of people -- 99.8% of Americans -- have been free from federal property taxes. Very few families will eventually pay. Nevertheless, some states…

Is your foreign exchange broker a hoax?

If you search online for frauds by foreign exchange brokers, the number of results is staggering. Although the foreign exchange market is slowly becoming more regulated, there are many shameless brokers who should not do business. When you want to trade in foreign exchange, it is important to identify…

Appointment of the First General Manager of China Business by Apple

Apple has appointed its first vice president and managing director in Greater China, representing the latest in a series of initiatives aimed at boosting the position of iPhone manufacturers in the world's largest mobile market. According to a statement issued by the company, Isabel Gemma will provide leadership and…

Twitter will go public; Amazon & 038; Microsoft is ahead of expectations

Market Digest Week ends at 10/25 With no imminent debt ceiling doom, it was a slow week for capital markets. The profit season is in the mid-term. Generally speaking, the company is doing well enough to boost the market. Microsoft and Amazon are among the major companies that exceeded…