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Aaron Task

Contributing Editor

Aaron is an expert writer and researcher who formerly served as editor-in-chief at Yahoo Finance, digital editor of Fortune, and executive editor and San Francisco bureau chief of TheStreet. You may have also seen him as a guest on CNBC, CBS This Morning, Fox Business, ABC News and other outlets.

A prolific writer and commentator, Aaron is the former host of Yahoo Finance’s video program The Daily Ticker. He has also hosted podcasts for Fortune (Fortune Unfiltered) and TheStreet (The Real Story). His latest on-air passion project, Seeking Alpha’s highly rated Alpha Trader podcast, features top Wall Street experts dissecting the market’s latest news and previewing significant upcoming events. He also regularly provides analysis for the free e-letter Wealthy Retirement, which we will be republishing here on Investment U.

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See the Market in 2020 Vision

Potential bull markets across the globe ensure that 2020 could be another banner year for investors.

The Investing Trend to Watch in the New Year

Investors should keep an eye on ESG investing trends – they represent the future of the market.

When It Pays to Take the Road Less Traveled

Different generations have more in common than we think when it comes to investing – but some of the best-performing stocks are the least popular.

The Grandparents’ Guide to 529s

By taking advantage of 529 plan rules, grandparents can make a significant difference in their grandchildren’s college savings.

It’s Time to Ride Your Winners

Investors can manage their investing risk by rebalancing and setting trailing stops.

Will This Grinch Stop the Santa Claus Rally?

This year’s Santa Claus rally may be short-lived if “Tariff Man” intervenes.

3 Reasons to Buy International Stocks

Investors should consider adding more global stocks to their portfolios.

New Retirees Experience a “Spending Surge”

Conventional wisdom about retirement planning – including the 4% rule – fails to address how today’s retirees actually spend their money.