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Apr 14, 2011
Question: My wife's family is debating on how best to invest $400,000 that came to my mother-in-law because of a death in the family. My mother-in...
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Apple juice to join commodities trading

Apr 14, 2011
Move over orange juice. An American commodities exchange plans to let traders also bet on the future price of apple-juice concentrate.
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Zipcar gears up for an IPO

Apr 14, 2011
The short-term car rental company has been around for more than a decade, but still hasn't quite turned a profit.
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Glencore announces IPO

Apr 14, 2011
The Swiss-based commodities trader Glencore has announced its intentions to go public. The main offer could raise as much as $11 billion, but would force the secretive company to open its books.
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Corporate earnings season kicks off

Apr 11, 2011
As corporate earnings season gets started, many economists look to see which industries are coming back and which are lagging behind. Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas explains.
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Three simple money lessons

Mar 31, 2011
CNNMoney.com has a slideshow, Meet the Millionaires. I usually don't pay much attention to these kinds of articles. But I like the lesson) Jim Wang...
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Investment funds that bet on disasters are thriving

Mar 25, 2011
Black swan funds bet on things that are unlikely to happen. And when global economic collapses and catastrophic natural disasters dominate headlines, black swans are raking in the cash.
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Stocks for the long run?

Mar 18, 2011
It's one of the most powerful ideas in modern personal finance: Stocks become safer investments with time. But the idea is deeply flawed for a...
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Japanese yen hits record high against U.S. dollar

Mar 17, 2011
The yen has hit its highest level against the U.S. dollar since World War Two as Japanese insurance companies sell off foreign investments to cover impending insurance claims.
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Investors flee to safety after disaster in Japan

Mar 14, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas, explains how the disaster in Japan will shift global economics, and how U.S. debt becomes a "save-haven asset."
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