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The Rules of Investing: Ignore Them at Your Peril

James Berman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
James Berman

Should investing be governed by simple rules? It not only should be. It must.

The Jamie Dimon 'Puppet Show'

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Words like "too cozy" and "ridiculous" were among the adjectives applied to the testimony of Jamie Dimon before yesterday's Senate Banking Committee Hearing. It is one example of the frustration felt by those who wanted answers to hard questions.

Protect Taxpayers Now With a Strong Volcker Rule

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The argument for the Volcker Rule is obvious -- we shouldn't allow risky bets that pay enormous bonuses to bankers if they work, but stick taxpayers with the bill if they fail.

Europe: Lacking a Long-Term Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Over the last few days we have seen a tremendous amount of volatility in the markets, epitomizing the lack of clarity with which many investors have struggled.

Who Benefits From Rising Inflation?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Irene Aldridge

While fretting about the onset of inflation and speculating about its ramifications in the fundamental space, why not hedge it based on quant analysis?

Be Warned: What 2011 Means for Filmmakers

Jeff Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Steele

The national debt 'n' deficit crisis is a financial maelstrom of unimaginable size and severity. For producers, this can be a valuable guide for deciding where to shoot your films.

Moderate Fuel Prices Should Keep Heating Bills in Check

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Huge, home-heating bills in first-quarter 2010 are an unhappy memory. But southeast Louisiana residents may not have to dig as deeply into pockets in early 2011 to stay warm, experts say.

More Millionaires Put Money Into Tangible Assets (Think Jets, Jewelry), Give Less To Charity

Bloomberg | Katya Kazakina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As millionaires' assets rebounded in 2009, they put more money in tangibles such as art, jets and gems, according to a report released this week by Ca...

Maybe Lusha Can Help You Hedge Against Inflation

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

An article in the U.K. Daily Mail reported that Lusha, a chimpanzee in Russia, outperformed 94% of the country's investment funds. Her portfolio increased by 300% in the last year.