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Using S&P 500® put options for adding downside protection for your entire portfolio.
Corn prices have softened midweek as Wednesday’s session finishes to the downside. Grain hedgers and speculators have had both bearish and bullish news to digest this week.
Traditional and Roth IRAs have distinct requirements, including eligibility and contribution limits. Here’s a guide to help you decide what’s best for you.
Given the economic environment and potential tax benefits, investors might consider lower-rated municipal bond issuers.
Teachers may have access to a number of unique and valuable benefits to help secure their financial future.
Stocks search for direction as investors digest mixed data.
What to know when going through a late-in-life divorce.
China’s recent stock market pullback has been in line with the average annual drawdown; historically, this volatility has tended to produce double-digit annualized gains.
Fixed-rate mortgages can offer stability, while adjustable-rate mortgages tend to be more flexible. Which would work better for you?
We break down which retirement accounts—IRAs or 401(k)s— may be right for you.

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