Features by Allan Sloan

Why the rising stock market isn't lifting all boats

Stocks are riding high, but where does that leave average Americans?
Posted In: Wall Street

If you bought Forever Stamps forever ago, you're getting a good return

The USPS raised the price of stamps by 3 cents last Sunday.
Posted In: usps, stamps

The Fed: Cash cow or sitting duck?

When the Fed sends less money to the Capitol, it also loses some political capital.
Posted In: Fed, bonds

Look into the 2014 financial crystal ball

Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan makes his predictions for 2014
Posted In: Prediction markets

When should you start collecting Social Security?

If you’re between the ages of 62 and 70, you’re eligible for Social Security. But when should you take it?
Posted In: Social Security

Gobble! Gobble! The biggest financial turkeys of 2013

Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan's list of the year’s worst deals and financial flops.
Posted In:, JCpenney

Should JPMorgan be able to deduct its $5.1 billion settlement?

Under current law, JPMorgan can deduct its $5.1 billion settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from its taxes. Some Democrats are trying to change that.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, mortgage fraud

JPMorgan close to $6 billion settlement with investors

The biggest of the banks is reportedly gearing up for another massive settlement, but that may not be JPMorgan's biggest problem.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, mortgage fraud

Buffett made $10 billion profit off financial crisis

The Oracle of Omaha's Berkshire Hathaway made a killing off investments in distressed companies.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, financial crisis, financial bailout

Next Fed chair could be Janet Yellen. So what's she like?

The current vice chairwoman of the Fed could become what is arguably the most powerful financial policy job in the world.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, Fed chair


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