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Gen-X and risk

May 20, 2011
Risk matters when it comes to investing. Our guest blogger builds on that key insight. Moshe A. Milevsky is a finance and mathematics professor at...
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Gen-Xers scared of Wall Street

May 20, 2011
After seeing their fair share of financial crises, Generation X is pretty gun-shy when it comes to investing. SmartMoney's Jilian Mincer discusses how Gen-Xers can get over their investing fears.
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Investing for a catastrophic future

May 20, 2011
Question: Recently I've read doom and gloom predictions about the US economy crashing into a depression as bad or worse as the 1930's due to the...
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LinkedIn IPO heats up

May 18, 2011
The social networking site goes public tomorrow. Its stock price could say a lot about the tech bubble.
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Why did Google just borrow $3 billion?

May 17, 2011
For Google and other companies sitting on pile of cash, it may seem strange to offer corporate bonds right now. But, then again, now might be the best time to borrow money.
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Trust the government's "full faith and credit"

May 11, 2011
Question: As a US Government employee I have been buying US Savings Bonds at work for years. If the Congress does not raise the debt limit what...
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How'd they do that?

May 11, 2011
Have you noticed the amazing track record of the trading desks at the major banks?...
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To TIP or not to TIP

May 9, 2011
The Marketwatch headline grabbed my attention: Holding TIPS will make you poorer. It's by columnist Brett Arends....
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Could there be another Flash Crash?

May 6, 2011
Wall Street did normalize after the Dow dropped a harrowing 600 points in just a few minutes last year, but some investors say not enough is being done to prevent another Flash Crash.
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Reflections on twin daughters and the flash crash

May 6, 2011
Ross Levin is a certified financial planner and president Accredited Investors Inc., a fee-only wealth management firm. One of the nation's top...
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