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Investing Blog Roundup: Planning for Tax Changes

While we still don’t know what the final law will look like, one thing that seems very likely is that many people who currently itemize will be claiming the standard deduction going forward (because many itemized deductions are likely to go away, while the standard deduction is likely to ...

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Jobless claims data positive, no US slowdown evident

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In the week ending December 23, initial jobless claims were just 245,000, keeping the average below 240,000 yet again. With claims still below year ago levels, there are no signs in the data that a US slowdown is coming. As a result, we may see two more quarters of growth over 3%, keeping ...

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