More Tax Tips From the Pros

Last week, I shared my top tax season secrets with you. I also emphasized that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to taxes. To give you a wide...

CEOs 'Encouraged' by Business Talks with Obama

The CEOs of 18 big companies, including Google, Boeing and General Electric, met with President Barack Obama to discuss the U.S. economy and the country's international competitiveness Wednesday.

The 10 Richest Countries in the World

The richest countries in the world must have either a small population combined with a very wealthy ruling class, or a large middle class and a wealthy top tier. See who makes 24/7 Wall Street's list of the top 10 wealthiest nations in the world.

Seeking Deep Value in Stocks Outside the U.S.

While stocks in the U.S. are likely to chug along well into next year, there could be better opportunities in international stocks. Sandy Mehta of Value Investment Principals, discusses three international growth companies, traded on U.S. exchanges, that have terrific prospects, but are now trading at deep discounts.

Safe Haven No More: Swiss Franc Headed for Trouble

The Swiss franc has been the second-best performing major currency over the past six months, outpacing the dollar by 8.9% and the euro by 7.8%, thanks to shaky conditions elsewhere in Europe. But a broad range of signs suggest the Swiss currency is due for at least a short-term correction.

IRS Will Stop Mailing Out Tax Return Forms, Instructions

The IRS will stop mailing out paper forms and instructions for annual income tax returns as more people file their taxes online. About 11.5 million people who filed paper tax returns in 2009 got the tax information in the mail, The Washington Post reported. The mailing included 44 pages of instruction last year.

Even ETFs Beat Hedge Funds in 2009

Retail investors who think they're missing out on the big money because they don't have a million bucks to get into a hedge fund should consider themselves lucky. Hedge funds had their best year in a decade in 2009 -- and yet they couldn't even beat the broader market.