For decades, the United States had a top marginal tax rate as high as 50, 70 and even 90 percent.1 As a matter of fact, for the past 50 years there have only been five years (1988 to 1992) when the top marginal tax rate was less than the current...
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In recent years, shareholders have become smarter fund shoppers. But too many still buy and sell at the wrong times, says Don Phillips, Morningstar’s managing director.