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Good jobs report

Jun 1, 2007
The jobs report came in better than expected. Payrolls increased by 157,000, and the jobless rate stayed at 4.5%. Government staticticians also...

Dow family takes second look at Murdoch

Jun 1, 2007
When the owner of Fox News first came courting, the publishers of The Wall Street Journal snubbed him. Now they're interested, but only if he pays more than the $60-per-share price on the table. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Wachovia adds A.G. Edwards to its portfolio

May 31, 2007
Wachovia, the nation's fourth largest bank, will be buying A.G. Edwards to become one of the biggest retail brokerages, too. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Hedge funds 101

May 31, 2007
Now that anyone with a couple thousand bucks can get in on the hedge fund game, Chris Farrell explains some of the finer points — like how it's heavily stacked in favor of the hedge fund managers with little regard for investor risk.
Posted In: Investing

The Private Equity Question?

May 25, 2007
Not everyone is going to agree with me, but leveraged buyouts (LBOs) in the 1980s were mostly a positive influence on Corporate America. Yes, many...

More Open Borders, Please

May 25, 2007
A good commentary on immigration by Michael Mandel at Business Week....

Jeremy Grantham

May 25, 2007
Jeremy Grantham is a legendary value investor. He's also the founder and chairman of GMO, a Boston-based global investment-management firm with ...

A Ridiculous and Irresponsible Dodge

May 25, 2007
We warned that this might happen on Marketplace Money, but I am still stunned....

Ethanol bubble?

May 25, 2007
It has been a busy week, so I'm just catching up on some reading I had put aside. The Star Tribune last Sunday had a good story on ethanol: "Will...

Week on Wall Street

May 25, 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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