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Deep Dive: The best (and worst) small-cap stocks since Donald Trump’s election

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:43:49 -0500

Investors’ euphoria has left small-caps expensive, as the biggest gainer is up 118% in a little over two months, writes Phil van Doorn.(image)

The Moneyologist: My stepsister moved into our late sister’s home — is she entitled to any inheritance if there is no will?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:09:48 -0500

There is a dramatic difference between power of attorney and next of kin.(image)

Capitol Report: How should Deutsche Bank repay consumers for its toxic mortgage mess?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:18:59 -0500

The consumer relief portions of big bank settlements have drawn criticism from consumer advocates, who say banks try to claim settlement “credit” for steps they’d be taking anyway, like home loan modifications, rather than initiating new programs.(image)

Outside the Box: Muni bonds aren’t risk-free anymore

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:36:53 -0500

Investors are holding the bag for troubled city and state pensions, writes John Coumarianos.(image)

Why Trump is having such a hard time finding celebrities to attend his inauguration

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:53:48 -0500

The ‘resistance’ economy comes into its own opposing Trump’s presidency.(image)

Andrea Coombes' Ways and Means: A health savings account could power your retirement

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:14:01 -0500

These accounts are not good for everybody(image)

Hotel prices in D.C. up 927% ahead of Trump’s inauguration — and protests

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:35:07 -0500

Airbnb is also seeing 10 times the demand for rooms as it did in 2013.(image)

Auto makers team up to rival Apple and Google

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:07:42 -0500

A group of auto makers are offering an open-source software platform to give users more choice in how they connect and use smartphone apps in their vehicles.(image)

Will you have to pay for your parents’ retirement?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:07:15 -0500

If your parents haven’t been preparing financially for their retirement or end of days, that can put you in an especially tough situation.(image)