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The Financial Index: Thursday, Mar. 1

March 1, 2012 | Daily Capital

The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day — featured trends and market analysis from around the Web.

The Easy Way to Own the World

The Motley Fool: Just because you live in the U.S. doesn’t mean that all of your investments have to be in the U.S. Individual stocks, exchange-traded funds, and mutual funds are all options for international investing.

When Your Bank Doesn’t Want You

Reuters: Banks are realizing that they can’t keep every customer, and really, they don’t need to. Unprofitable customers make up a large number of bank users; are you one of them?

Roth IRA Conversion 2012: Are You a Good Candidate?

Free Money Finance: There are only ten months left to do a Roth conversion under Bush’s lower tax rates, but should you? If you answer yes to one of these five questions, you should probably consider it.

Wall Street Closes in Green On Positive Jobs Data

FX Street: Wall Street did well on Thursday and analysts contribute it to “the number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless benefits falling to a level matching a four-year low.”

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