Suspicion of Chinese intentions could hurt aviation investments

Nov 20, 2012
U.S. criticism of Chinese investment in key technology sectors such as aviation could cost the U.S. opportunities, say experts.

Am I nuts -- or not?

Mar 13, 2012
I'm seriously thinking of purchasing a small (six-unit) apartment building in a college town. I've never been a landlord and I'm already a single father of two with a full-time job. Am I NUTS? Clay, College Park, MD

Untangling whole and term-life insurance

Feb 10, 2012
Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch and CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger break down the different types of life insurance.

Romney’s run renews capital-gains tax debate

Jan 18, 2012
Like Warren Buffett, Mitt Romney pays a low tax rate because his income is from investments, not labor. Why does the tax code differentiate?

Private equity explained

Jan 13, 2012
Private equity funds are groups of investors that flip companies for a profit. It’s the technique they use that makes them special, as senior producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Private equity funds are groups of investors that flip companies for a profit. It’s the technique they use that makes them special, as Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
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Buy here, pay here? - Beware!

Dec 23, 2011
If you've ever passed a used car sale and seen phrases such as "No Credit, No Problem," chances are it's offering on-the-spot financing. And it could well be a scam.
A used car lot.
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Goldman Sachs to increase transparency, The Onion on TV

Jan 11, 2011
Goldman Sachs is expected to disclose 39 accounting changes geared to make the transactions it handles more transparent. The investment bank said...

Open Now: Glittering caves of gold

Oct 4, 2010
This final note today: An observation of what happens when gold hits new highs. $1,313 an ounce today. The thing about this rally is that people...