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The Tax Trade: Fact or Fiction?

December 12, 2021

Year-end is invariably a time of increased buzz around tax-loss harvesting as investors across all corners of the market look to minimize tax liabilities. Traditional tax-loss harvesting strategies typically include selling losers to offset gains and lower the overall capital gains tax liability. These strategies can also extend to selling winners to lock in gains offset by the losses incurred...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

The Avis Short Squeeze, Who’s Next?

November 21, 2021

Months after the “Meme Stock” and retail events of early 2021, fears of short squeezes resulting in massive losses are still very much on investors’ minds. Crowding among particular industries and individual stocks, combined with continued market volatility and increased retail investing, has maintained the conditions that have allowed more and more squeeze events to occur.

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Kevin Wahlberg
Kevin Wahlberg