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Investors to risk: Fuggettaboutit

Oct 3, 2011
It has been a lousy month and miserable quarter for investors. Everything was down in September except long government bonds, according to data...
Posted In: Economics, Investing

Why even smart people fall for scams

Sep 30, 2011
A former fraud investigator shares how even educated, wealthy people fall for seemingly obvious scams -- and how you can avoid them.
Posted In: Investing

Investing for the timid and cowardly

Sep 30, 2011
The Dow's steep drops probably don't inspire consumers to invest. Personal finance columnist John Waggoner talks about the "cowardly portfolio" he built and what kinds of gains it could make.
Posted In: Investing

Community capital

Sep 30, 2011
Investing has become synonymous with Wall Street. It's all about stocks, bonds, international equities, sovereign debts, blue chip corporate bonds,...
Posted In: Guest blogger, Investing

Amidst chaos in Europe, one man is speaking out

Sep 28, 2011
Alessio Rastani, a self-described financial trader, created an Internet sensation by bluntly stating how bad the crisis really is -- and how people like him hope to benefit from it.
Posted In: Investing

Kodak strapped for cash, company's future uncertain

Sep 27, 2011
Eastman Kodak's stock has plummeted this week, and the company went to its bankers for $160 million. Problem is, investors didn't realize the situation was so dire.
Posted In: Investing

Mixing U.S. and global troubles makes dangerous market cocktail

Sep 23, 2011
Markets are once again going haywire this week, after investors were hit with the news of a possible U.S. government shutdown and a slowdown of Chinese growth.
Posted In: Investing

Market volatility could remain even without euro debt crisis

Sep 23, 2011
The current ups and downs in the market are being explained by the compounding of the European debt crisis with this week's Fed announcements. But markets might not recover even if these issues are solved.
Posted In: Investing

'Safe haven' commodity prices fall

Sep 23, 2011
Stock prices have been dropping around the globe in response to European and American financial issues. Normally, this would make gold and silver more attractive to investors, so why not this time?
Posted In: Investing

Target date funds are popular

Sep 20, 2011
One part of the investing universe is growing rapidly: target date funds....
Posted In: Investing, retirement savings

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