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Stock market valuations have been high for over 20 years — and may never fall again

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A capital gains tax hike might sink stocks. Here’s how financial advisers and their clients can stay a step ahead

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Bernie Madoff’s scam was hard to spot but this red flag was — and still is — a clue

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How the pandemic changed investing habits for different generations

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Beware of market bubbles

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