Before trying to understand the many rules surrounding Roth conversions, one should first ask if a Roth conversion is worthwhile.
Q.: I just read your column on how to convert 401(k) into a Roth. Can you address whether one should convert, or not. Under what circumstances should you consider converting? Thank you.
A.: Thanks for the question, Mary. It is easy to....More>>>
Mid cap satellite communications stock and in-flight WiFi playerViaSat, Inc (NASDAQ: VSAT) reported fiscal Q4 earnings after yesterdays market close with Q4 revenue up 12% to $416.4 million and full year revenue up 10% to $1,559.3 million. Segment revenues were the following:
March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the day. April....More>>>
DETROIT — A federal court judge plans to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller III to oversee the disbursement of nearly $1 billion in restitution in the deadly Takata air bag case, which involves the largest recall in U.S. history.
U.S. District Judge George Steeh issued an order this afternoon from the Detroit-based court signaling his intent to appoint Mueller, who headed the....More>>>
When Santa Claus hitches up Rudolph for his annual Christmas route this year, he may well skip Wall Street, not because stocks have been naughty but because theyve been so good.
At least that is the bold forecast among some analysts who believe the market has gone too far too fast.
My experience is that the market seems to hurt the most number of people that it can so if the consensus....More>>>
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Monday started the new week on a positive note, as the stock market once again recovered from early declines to post advances. The Dow Jones Industrials extended its string of record closes to 12 consecutive days in the wake of favorable comments from Warren Buffett about the valuation of the market. Moves within the Trump administration to transfer spending to the Defense Department also bolstered....More>>>