November 6, 2017–U.S. stocks climbed higher Friday, sending the S&P 500 to its eighth weekly advance, its longest string of weekly gains since 2013. Investor sentiment was boosted following better-than-expected earnings and strong services sector activity data, both of which added optimism on economic growth.
October 30, 2017–U.S. stocks advanced on Friday after technology titans, particularly the giants of internet retail and search, announced stellar earnings that powered the NASDAQ Composite and S&P 500 to finish at record new highs, with the NASDAQ 100 (+2.91%) having its single-best day since March 2009.
During the Medicare Open Enrollment Period that runs from October 15 through December 7, you can make changes to your Medicare coverage that will be effective on January 1, 2018. If you're satisfied with your current coverage, you don't need to make changes, but it's a good idea to review your options.
During Open Enrollment, you can:
Every quarter, the Statistics of Income Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes financial statistics obtained from tax and information returns that have been filed with the federal government. Recently published reports reflect data gleaned from 2014 individual federal income tax returns. These reports offer a snapshot of how the U.S. population breaks down as taxpayers.