Take the money

Aug 3, 2011
Question: Hi Chris, I own or thought I owned shares of Verigy LTD a spinoff of Agilent which was spun off of Hewlett Packard. I received a check in...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt stock markets reopen, more water warnings in Tokyo

Mar 23, 2011
Tokyo health officials said today radiation levels are higher in the water supply there. Those officials are recommending people not give tap wat...

A change in the S&P 500 stock index

Dec 10, 2010
This final note on the way out, an observation about the ever-evolving state of the American economy. Standard & Poor's announced some changes...

How much can you save for retirement without investing in stocks?

Aug 27, 2010
What would happen if you didn't put any of your retirement investment money in stocks, and instead stuck with more conservative investments? How...

Sell stock to pay down debt

Apr 8, 2010
Question: My husband & I are both in our mid-50s. We have some money invested in the stock market, about $300,000. A few years ago we...

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Points on the Dow

Mar 25, 2010
Question: I dabble a bit in the stock market with the money that have left over. That said I have a question in regards to how the ups and downs...

A China bull

Nov 24, 2009
Question: I would like to consider putting a small portion of my retirement (and/or other) investment money in Chinese stocks. Is this a reasonable...

Gift stock to Mom

Nov 19, 2009
Question: What are the tax implications of giving a gift of appreciated stock to parents? I have some stock which has appreciated over the last...