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Credit Spread Risk And Your Portfolio

There are several risks universally associated with investments in fixed-income securities. Some of these risks include default risk, liquidity risk, reinvestment risk and interest rate risk. For U.S. Treasury securities, however, the market considers these fixed-income securities to be free ...

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Determining The Right Time To Sell A Stock

Deciding when to buy a stock is often easier than determining when to sell. If you’re reviewing your portfolio, you should analyze the reasons for selling a stock. Don’t let yourself be overly influenced by tax considerations. One technique for ...

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Law Firm Management: Why Outsourcing Makes Sense

The term “outsourcing” conjures images of American jobs being replaced with overseas counterparts working at a fraction of the price. But in a competitive marketplace, any size law firm can benefit from “outsourcing” certain tasks – such as filing incorporations ...

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Logitech Bluetooth, Disaster Recovery Yellow Pages

A few weeks ago I began my exploration of Bluetooth, the low power wireless protocol designed for connecting a computer together with its peripherals at a maximum distance of about 30 feet. Bluetooth will eventually be able to connect printers ...

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Issues Involving Trustee Competency And HIPAA

The privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) have prompted estate planning attorneys to modify their health care proxies and/or to create new documents so as to allow a third party designated by their ...

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A Look At Recent IRS Proposals And Rulings

Applicable Federal Interest Rates for February – (Revenue Ruling 2005-8) – In Revenue Ruling 2005-8, the Internal Revenue Service provided the applicable federal interest rates and adjusted applicable rates for the month of February. Below is a table of those ...

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Awarding Child Custody To A Nonparent

With Bennett v. Jeffreys in 1976, the New York Court of Appeals established that: “[N]either decisional rule nor statute can displace a fit parent because someone else could do a ‘better job’ of raising the child …, so long as ...

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'Eats, Shoots & Leaves' – A Humorous Guide To Punctuation

Contrary to my sons’ opinions, I am not a stickler for punctuation and grammar. I do not collect writing manuals and my book shelves are not full of reference guides and style books. It was with great enjoyment, however, that ...

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Is This The Beginning Of A Bear Market≠

A bear market is defined as a 20 percent or greater decline in the popular averages such as the S&P 500. The decline is measured from the peak of the market to the bottom of the market. It is this ...

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Don't Rely Solely On An Internet Search To Secure A Loan

For people looking to secure a mortgage loan for their new home or a refinance, there are today more options than ever before. This is especially true with the advent of Internet banking and home loans. As computer literacy increases, ...

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Four Common Ratios Give Tax Information

Financial statements can serve as an early warning signal to business problems or opportunities that need your attention. Learn how to calculate and use key financial ratios to compare the month-to-month and year-to-year changes in your company’s performance. All businesses, ...

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