Author: Colin Dodds

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What is IRS Form 1099?

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IRS Form 1099 is a key part of filing annual income taxes for certain earners—including freelancers, independent contractors, income-earning stock investors, and some retirees. The 1099 covers …

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What is IRS Form 1098?

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  A Form 1098 is a tax document that reports amounts that may affect a tax filer’s adjustments to income or deductions from their income on …

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How Bitcoin ATMs work

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  What is a Bitcoin ATM? A Bitcoin ATM is a standalone machine or kiosk that serves as a portal for customers to deposit cash and receive …

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What is a death cross pattern in stocks? How do they form?

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  A death cross is the X-shape created when a stock’s or index’s short-term moving average descends below the long-term moving average, possibly signaling a sell-off. …

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What are futures? A guide to futures trading

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  Trading futures can provide opportunities for a range of investors. Some investors may trade futures contracts in order to hedge against risk or to speculate …

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What Is a credit spread? Explained and defined

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  The term “credit spread” refers to two separate financial terms.   A credit spread is an important indicator of investor sentiment that compares the yields …

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What is Dogecoin?

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What is Dogecoin? Dogecoin (DOGE) is an altcoin launched in December 2013, possibly as a joke. But cryptocurrency investors consider Dogecoin’s blockchain, derived from Litecoin, as reliable, …

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Crypto arbitrage: How it works & trading strategies

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Cryptocurrency arbitrage is a strategy in which investors buy crypto on one exchange and then quickly sell it on another exchange for a higher price. Because …

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How taxes and fees impact return on investment

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Earning high returns can be exhilarating. But it’s important to remember that they don’t necessarily represent the money that goes in the bank. Commissions, taxes, and …

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What is IRS Form 1099?

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IRS Form 1099 is a key part of filing annual income taxes for certain earners—including freelancers, independent contractors, income-earning stock investors, and some retirees. The 1099 covers …

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What happens if I miss the tax filing deadline?

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Note: This article provides general background information only and is not intended to serve as legal or tax advice or as a substitute for legal counsel. …

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What are the benefits of tax-loss harvesting?

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Tax-loss harvesting allows investors to use their investments that declined in value to reduce their annual tax bill. For long-term investors and active traders, this strategy …