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A look at who loses as oil prices keep plunging

WASHINGTON -- The rapid plunge in oil and gasoline prices means huge savings for American consumers, but the steep downward swing may ultimately prove dangerously disruptive to energy-producing countries and companies.

If prices remain low for a ...

Selling a stock, curbing taxes

Selling stock at a profit generates capital gains taxes. If you have a large amount of a single stock and want to diversify, a swap fund allows you to do that without incurring this tax.

Much of the capital gains tax is simply paying tax on ...