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Companies' Last Tax Dodge of 2012: Paying December Dividends

Furniture retailer Ethan Allen Interiors this week became the latest company to move its dividend distribution up to December -- a shift that will help shareholders avoid the tax increases on such payouts that are coming in 2013. Is that good business, or bad corporate citizenship?

2012 Election: Which Industries Won When Obama Did

The election is over, and now, the many investors who were keeping a close eye on the polls know what they're getting (somewhat) in terms of the federal government for the next few years. Here's a look at 21 economic sectors, and what a second Obama term will mean for each of them.