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2/10/2016

A federal judge has thrown out a subcontractor's claims that four major cellphone companies knew full bonding was not in place for a project to provide wireless service in Washington, D.C., subway tunnels. The subcontractor says it was not paid for more than $1 million worth of work on the project.

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Wireless Service
2/10/2016

Canadian lawyers are increasingly working on US public-private partnerships because they have more experience with such arrangements. The partnerships are still a rarity in the US, but opportunity is growing, observers say.

2/10/2016

Two professors at the Wharton School of Business studied the effects of cutting the number of investment choices in retirement plans in half. They found that participants soon started making wiser investment decisions.

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Money magazine
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Wharton School of Business
2/10/2016

Super Bowl 50 turned into a defensive grind, notes Ian Salisbury. Similarly, the current state of the markets "has many smart planners urging investors to take on a new defense-minded strategy," he writes.

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Time.com
2/10/2016

Retirement readiness boils down to more than financial preparedness, writes Tom Sightings. He offers five questions to ask yourself, starting with, "Do you have something else to do?"

2/10/2016

Many retiring baby boomers face a long period of retirement, which creates obvious challenges. Steve Vernon offers some advice: People should continue to work, take care of their health and nurture their social portfolios.

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CBS News
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baby boomers, Steve Vernon
2/10/2016

Retirement once meant a gold watch and a lot of time off. "New workforce realities, demographic shifts and changes in retirement financing stand to fundamentally transform how we will experience later life -- in ways that are both positive and negative," writes Kelley Holland.

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CNBC
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Kelley Holland
2/10/2016

"Managing market volatility" ranks No. 1 on the list of investor issues, according to research from Eaton Vance. Eighty percent of advisors say that fear is the main motivator for clients, compared with 51% a year ago.

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PlanAdviser.com
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Eaton Vance
2/10/2016

The extra funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission included in President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal 2017 budget would make it possible for the SEC to add 102 examiners to review the conduct of investment advisors and investment firms. The extra manpower would help the regulator move toward its goal of examining advisory firms more frequently.

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ThinkAdvisor
2/10/2016

An InvestmentNews survey of financial advisors found that 23% support Donald Trump for president, while 19% support Hillary Clinton. Sen. Marco Rubio came in third with 12% of respondents.

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InvestmentNews