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How to Handle Hedge Fund Investing

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

How can you, as an investor, handle hedge fund investing? Be strategic, be sensible and speak up.

The Clash -- 30 Years Since Bond's on Broadway

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Between May 28 and June 13, 1981, The Clash, in their only American appearance that year invaded New York City and changed the way concerts were sold ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

As Greek Default Becomes Increasingly Likely, Investors Flee to Safer Investments

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Stock prices around the world have fallen sharply in response to the growing likelihood that the Greek government could default on its debt and plunge...

Stocks Suffer Six Weeks Of Losses

Posted 08.11.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 closed out their sixth week of losses on Friday as further signs of a global economic slowdown set the stage for m...

Moody's: Small But Rising Risk Of Short-Lived U.S. Default

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday there is a very small but rising risk of a short-lived default by the United States if there is no incr...

U.S. Default Would Cost 640k Jobs, Kill Stocks, Report Finds

Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By Andy Sullivan) - The United States could plunge back into recession if inaction in Washington forced a debt default, according to...

GUILTY

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 06.13.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Just like the whole Steroid Era: We'll never really know. Even the one charge that left Barry Bonds a convicted felon didn't sp...

Bond Market Yawned At Budget Showdown

The Washington Post | Neil Irwin | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

But the market for Treasury bonds lately has been exceedingly calm. While the money managers who invest in those bonds say they monitored last week's ...

Bonds Trial Delayed

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors in the federal case against Barry Bonds say a key witness has rediscovered the tape of a secretly recorded 15-minute...

Canseco: Bonds Trial 'Ridiculous'

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Jose Canseco has not yet paid attention to Barry Bonds' perjury trial in federal court. What he does know about the trial of his fellow Bay Area 40/4...

EU Bonds: Portugal Proving the Point & How You Can Profit

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Just what is at the root of the EU's troubles? And how do last week's events with Portugal exemplify the problem?

More Nightmares Lurk on Street of Dreams

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Taking a longer term outlook, Leibovit thinks "we're in for five or six years of hell," with the Dow tumbling to about 2,000. So where should investors put their money? Consider cash and gold.

State Pension Contribution Plan Called 'Incredibly Dangerous'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As state and local governments face daunting pension shortfalls, some pension systems are taking controversial steps to stay solvent. As lawmakers ...

The Next Bubble Won't Be Tech Stocks Or Real Estate

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Bubbles are serious when they are massive. What could pop the bubble would be China's failure to restrain inflation and its subsequent hard landing.

Companies Reluctant To Hire, Even As Business Booms

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the economy increasingly shows positive signs of recovery, one crucial piece lags: jobs. After companies cut payrolls to boost profits during th...

Reducing Expenses After Divorce

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Reducing expenses after divorce is a must for most parents...

Euro Zone Proposal For Strapped Countries: Buy Back Debt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - European leaders should not shy away from a proposal to buy back the bonds of troubled euro member states but should not rely too much o...

The Metastasizing State Bankruptcy Meme

Reuters | Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Talk of introducing legislation allowing states to declare bankruptcy began in earnest in November. A speech by Newt Gingrich was followed up by a big...

Former Players To Testify At Bonds Trial

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Some of Barry Bonds' former teammates, along with other retired Major League Baseball players and perhaps current player Jason G...

Investors Fell In Love With Bonds Again In 2010

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON — Mutual fund investors were buying stock funds at the end of 2010. But they were trying to avoid risk through most of the year, as bond fund...

Fools Rush in...

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Only advice based on long-term data qualifies as investment advice. If you're paying for any other kind of advice, understand the price may far exceed the fees you are paying.

Recalling Schwarzenegger's Tenure as Governor

Jessica Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jessica Levinson

Like it or not, the Governator will not "be back." But behind all the rhetorical noise, it is worth asking, what does Arnold's tenure mean for the future of California?

Fund Investors Slowly Returning To Stocks

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON — It appears investors are beginning to get comfortable with risk again. Not only are they pulling money out of bond mutual funds at the ...

Wall Street's Fatal Defect

Mark Sunshine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Sunshine

According to the Congressional Oversight Panel, many private label mortgage backed bonds have a fatal defect that Wall Street is downplaying: many mortgage backed bonds may not be backed by mortgages.

Santa Bernanke Giveth and Taketh Away

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Santa Bernanke's gift bag for equity lovers meant that bondholders -- who had been pouring money into fixed income mutual funds and exchange-traded funds -- received only painful tidings. What a fall from grace!