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The message in the market is... what?

Aug 18, 2011
The stock market is taking another nosedive. Economists are cutting their global growth estimates. Investors worry that European banks aren't...
Posted In: Economics, Investing

Average Americans hang tight through market swings

Aug 17, 2011
LA Times Consumer Columnist David Lazarus breaks down how Americans have reacted to the market fluctuations and whether the downturn in 2008 changed the way we view volatility.
Posted In: Investing

The joys of repetition

Aug 15, 2011
Why this Monday is (and isn't) different than last Monday (and all Mondays before it)
Posted In: Investing

The state of the U.S. bond market

Aug 12, 2011
The markets have been going back and forth since news of the S&P downgrade, but is U.S. credit really in bad shape?
Posted In: Investing

Time to panic--Not

Aug 12, 2011
Crazy. Wild. Exhausting. Confusing. What's your favorite word for describing the stock market's volatility? Bloomberg estimates that some $6.8...
Posted In: Investing

Why the rich are investing in 'family offices'

Aug 8, 2011
A 'family office' is an investment vehicle that deals with the money of a single family, allowing the wealthy investors to avoid a lot of disclosure and regulation
Posted In: Investing

What's a bond, a Treasury, a T-bill?

Aug 6, 2011
With news of the U.S. debt downgrade, it's time to get a basic explanation of the bond market
Posted In: Investing

Investing, just a couple bucks at a time

Aug 5, 2011
A personal finance expert dispels the myth that you need thousands of dollars to start investing. She shares tips on how to build your investments starting with only $50.
Posted In: Investing

Investors lose faith in recovery

Aug 5, 2011
During this week's rout, $2.5 trillion in value has evaporated from global balance sheets. And economists say the panic was prompted by politics -- not economics.
Posted In: Investing

Thoughts on the global market bust

Aug 4, 2011
There's more than a whiff of market panic in the air. Still, the underlying concerns about a slowing global economy are real....
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