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World Economic Forum Ended, Crisis Will Continue

Ilias Sourdis | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business
Ilias Sourdis

While bankers and high-profile economists are largely to be blamed for the present crisis, our politicians contradicting their promises for better management of the economy seek financial advices from the same bankers who caused the crisis.

The 7 Most Expensive Investing "Truisms" You Must Ignore

Neal Frankle | Posted 02.05.2013 | Money
Neal Frankle

Your ultimate goal is good performance with low risk at the end of the day. Some ETFs might be really inexpensive but who cares if the performance stinks or if they invest in very risky markets?

'Shadow Bank' Crack Down

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

* Big banks get more time to write "living wills" * G20 sets deadline to reduce reliance on credit ratings * New "shadow...

Regulators' Criticism of Money Market Funds -- Long on Myth, Short on Facts

J. Christopher Donahue | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business
J. Christopher Donahue

For 50 million investors and the multitude of municipalities, corporations and other entities which depend on money market funds for efficient funding, it is crucial to set the record straight.

America's Best Rates 2012 Q1: A Rate Hunter's Guide

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

With bank rates falling, where should you look to find the most competitive rates? The banks on the above top 10 lists are great places to start, but you should always do some comparison shopping before you make a final decision.

European Debt Crisis Threatens U.S. Money Market Funds

Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Mark Felsenthal) - When Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008 and shattered the belief that U.S. money market funds would never "break the...

Are You Being Paid for the Risk in Money Markets?

Max Rudolph | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Max Rudolph

To ensure another AIG catastrophe doesn't threaten to topple the markets, and the market makers within them, reporting needs a much higher degree of transparency.

JPMorgan: Technical Default Would Have 'Large Systemic Effects'

Business Insider | Joe Weisenthal | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

A new report from JPMorgan explodes the myth that a technical default by the US Treasury -- a couple of missed coupon payments -- would be no big deal...

What's Up (or Down) With Bank Fees?

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Despite a generally favorable outlook for checking account customers, some bank fees have risen.

Where to Find Dandy Dividends

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Call it the case of the disappearing dividends, a $42 billion caper that's robbing many Americans of a fair chunk of their future wealth.

Money Market Rates Fall On Unlimited Dollars Pledge

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Money market rates slipped Monday after central banks unveiled new steps to rescue a wounded global financial system in a bid to boost investor confid...

Worried Banks Horde Cash

Financial Times | Chris Giles, James Politi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Central banks' efforts to ease strains in the money markets are failing to stop financial institutions from hoarding cash, stoking fears that the rece...

Credit Crunch Worsening

Wall Street Journal | LIZ RAPPAPORT, CARRICK MOLLENKAMP, KAREN RICHARDSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A widening array of financial-market problems threatens to trigger a new phase in the global credit crunch, extending it beyond the risky mortgages th...