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Bank of America Corporation is a bank holding company and a financial holding company. The Company is a financial institution, serving individual consumers and others with a range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The Company, through its banking and various non-bank subsidiaries, throughout the United States and in international markets, provides a range of banking and non-bank financial services and products through four business segments: Consumer Banking, which comprises Deposits and Consumer Lending; Global Wealth & Investment Management, which consists of two primary businesses: Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Global Banking, which provides a range of lending-related products and services; Global Markets, which offers sales and trading services, and All Other, which consists of equity investments, residual expense allocations and other.

Closing Price
$30.03
Day's Change
0.00 (0.00%)
Bid
--
Ask
--
B/A Size
--
Day's High
30.16
Day's Low
29.82
Volume
(Average)
Volume:
61,796,624

10-day average volume:
62,585,531
61,796,624

UPDATE: Weekend roundup: A federal wealth tax | Are Trump's tax cuts really working? | Tax-season tips

9:02 am ET February 2, 2019 (MarketWatch)
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By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch

Also, the risks of trading options and two ways to fix your finances

MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.

1. Senator Warren's wealth tax proposal and how it would work

Elizabeth Warren made a big splash this week by proposing a federal wealth tax on people with $50 million or more in assets (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/2020-candidate-elizabeth-warren-proposes-ultra-millionaire-tax-2019-01-24). Here's a deep analysis of the pros and cons of taxing wealth (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-a-wealth-tax-would-work-in-the-united-states-2019-01-24).

2. Trump's tax cuts and business investment

President Trump has touted the benefits of this year's dramatic cut in the maximum federal corporate income-tax rate as a continuing source of extra money for business investment and expansion. Rex Nutting looks at the numbers to see how this is working out so far (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/so-much-for-the-republican-tax-cut-as-a-game-changer-the-investment-boom-is-fading-fast-2019-01-18).

3. Things are different this year: tax-season tips

Bill Bischoff lists 10 changes in tax rules that will affect personal returns the most (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-10-tax-law-changes-that-will-most-affect-your-2018-personal-return-2019-01-22).

More tax tips:

-- One in five taxpayers risk a penalty from the IRS for withholding too little in taxes for 2018 -- here's how you avoid it (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/one-in-5-taxpayers-risk-a-penalty-from-the-irs-for-withholding-too-little-in-taxes-for-2018-heres-how-you-avoid-it-2019-01-22)

-- How to invest in real estate and pay nothing in capital-gains taxes (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-invest-in-real-estate-and-pay-nothing-in-capital-gains-because-of-this-new-tax-break-2019-01-24)

4. Do you want to be a trader? Read this

Here's a look at the pride before the fall (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/trader-says-he-has-no-money-at-risk-then-promptly-loses-almost-2000-2019-01-22) of an options trader.

5. GE is very much in play

Shares of General Electric Co.(GE) are up 9% for 2019 through Jan. 24. But it may be too early to conclude that the worst is over for the company (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ge-stock-could-fall-more-than-30-as-recent-rally-based-on-nothing-analyst-says-2019-01-24), whose shares plunged 55% last year.

6. Sears in its death throes

Tonya Garcia covers the continued struggle to save Sears (SHLDQ) -- or to pick through the retailer's wreckage:

-- Sears may live on but experts think a turnaround is unlikely (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sears-may-live-on-but-experts-think-a-turnaround-is-unlikely-2019-01-16)

-- Gold's Gym is taking over vacated Sears locations (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/golds-gym-is-taking-over-vacated-sears-locations-2019-01-23)

-- Struggling malls will have a hard time adjusting to more Sears vacancies (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/struggling-malls-will-have-a-hard-time-adjusting-to-more-sears-vacancies-2019-01-24)

7. Fixing your finances -- 401(k) decisions

This simple piece of advice can help you overcome behavior impulses and make better investment decisions (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fight-this-behavioral-impulse-when-picking-your-401k-investments-2019-01-25).

8. Fixing your finances -- focus on your real passion

Thinking about what you enjoy most can help you get your finances in order (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/passion-budgeting-lets-you-keep-what-matters-most-yet-still-fix-your-finances-2019-01-25). Then cut the expenses that don't rate highly.

9. How to position for the coming China trade deal

These seven stocks should get a major boost (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-7-stocks-will-get-a-big-boost-when-the-us-china-tariff-wars-wind-down-2019-01-25) once President Trump arrives at a trade agreement with China.

10. Soros takes on Xi

George Soros called Chinese President Xi Jinping "the most dangerous opponent of those who believe in the concept of open society (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/george-soros-blasts-chinas-xi-as-most-dangerous-opponent-of-open-societies-2019-01-24)" while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Want more from MarketWatch? Check out our Personal Finance Daily (http://www.marketwatch.com/topics/columns/personal-finance-daily) or other newsletters (http://www.marketwatch.com/newsletters), and get the latest news, personal finance and investing advice.

-Philip van Doorn; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com

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February 02, 2019 09:02 ET (14:02 GMT)

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