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Will a raucous first three months of 2021 give way to more bubbliciousness in segments of the market, occluded trade canals, hair-raising surges in borrowing costs fueled by spiking bonds yields and an unmitigated hunger to get rich quick in the coming three months of the year? See full story.
Here’s how you can save money on capital-gains taxes when you sell your home
“My will gives my wife my house. When she sells after my death, how will her cost basis be determined?” See full story.
These infrastructure stocks could rise up to 41% in a year on Biden’s massive spending plan, analysts say
The president on Wednesday released details of his “Build Back Better” plan, which includes $ 2 trillion for infrastructure spending across the country. See full story.
Nine SPACs with big money and bigwigs behind them, and what they soon could be buying
Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel, Altimeter’s Brad Gerstner and Guggenheim’s Todd Boehly are connected to some of the most talked-about special purpose acquisition companies. See full story.
How 6 feet became 3: Meet an ER doctor behind the research showing kids are still safe in school with new social-distancing standard
Dr. Elissa Schechter-Perkins is an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center. She’s also one of the authors of a study that indicates three feet of spacing is just as safe for students as six feet of distance as long as they are masked. See full story.
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Don’t do anything and just wait for the refund, the IRS says. See full story.