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The other subprime

Mar 28, 2007
Subprime mortgages are getting all the bad press. But other kinds of subprime borrowing — from credit cards to fast-cash — are just as common, leaving more Americans paying more for loans. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Investing

Don't rush to judge private-equity firms

Mar 28, 2007
The recent boom in private equity transactions has been criticized by some analysts as unsustainable. But economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard wonders about that.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Indexing All the Time

Mar 27, 2007
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) is hardly a household name, Which isn't surprising since until recently it focused on institutional investors (like...
Posted In: Investing

Are We Saving Enough for Retirement?

Mar 27, 2007
Thanks to aging boomers, the word retirement seems synonymous with disaster. Almost every week some survey or another crosses my desk (usually paid...
Posted In: Retirement

Long-Term Care Insurance--Not

Mar 26, 2007
Demographics may not be destiny, but America is getting older and an aging population will need plenty of long-term care. The cost of a nursing...
Posted In: insurance

Housing Prices Heading Lower

Mar 25, 2007
John Maudlin, the investor and newsletter writer, has a good post on the woes in the sub-prime mortgage market at www.frontlinethoughts.com/index...

Would a broker lie to you?

Mar 23, 2007
According to a recent Smart Money investigation, many brokers are offering advice they shouldn't be giving. Tess Vigeland discusses broker trust with Smart Money Magazine senior writer Dyan Machan.
Posted In: Investing

Mailbag for Friday, March 23, 2007

Mar 23, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on buying U.S. savings bonds, checking a credit report and saving the right amount.
Posted In: Savings

How public will this private-equity firm be?

Mar 23, 2007
The Blackstone Group, which filed for a $4 billion IPO, is the biggest private-equity firm to offer stock in itself. Pat Loeb has more on what Blackstone as a public company might mean.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Mar 23, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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