Stocks rallied today on Wall Street. The Dow closed at a high level not seen since 2007. Brands traded up on encouraging economic news.
There is still time to save $5,000 ($6,000 for age 50+) for retirement for the 2011 tax year. You have until April 17th. Learn more in this week’s Financial Tip.
Indices closed out mixed on Monday. Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Merck and Procter & Gamble led the Dow’s ascent. The S&P 500 posted fractional gains and the Nasdaq shed some points. Trading action was mixed amid news of a cooling Chinese economy and uncertainty over Greece’s second bailout package.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds $243,000 Damage and Fee Award for Employer’s Failure to Provide SPD and Election Forms
Interesting read: Employer’s failure to provide an SPD and a rollover form has cost $240,000+ in damages and fees. Read the article.
Stocks edged up on Friday. JPMorgan Chase and Travelers Companies stood out among Dow advancers. Brands posted gains on encouraging employment numbers.
Indices closed in green territory on Thursday. Aluminum titan Alcoa led risers on the Dow. Stocks climbed on optimism that Greece was successful in its debt swap efforts.
Just as your wealth goes through transitions throughout your life, so does the need for life insurance. Read more in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Wednesday’s session ended with gains. Financial, industrial and technology stocks stepped up amid better-than-expected employment data.
It is March 2012, but you still have an opportunity to alter the outcome of your 2011 tax return. Learn more in this week’s Tax Tip.