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High Risk Investments

Lilly in the Valley

Kalia N. Baker | Posted 09.07.2013 | Black Voices
Kalia N. Baker

Lilly stood in the middle of the room, biting her bottom lip to control the quivering. Traveling through her petite and trimmed frame was an unprecedented and undisclosed amount of nerves, crippling her.

The Intelligent Investor Series: How Do I Keep More Money in My Own Pockets? A True or False Quiz

Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business
Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster

If less than 1 percent of all advisers are legally obligated to hold your interests above their own, do you feel confident that your financial advisers are looking out for you?

Government Goes After Prediction Markets and Research

David Rothschild | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
David Rothschild

Intrade goes to great lengths to transparently define the contracts in their markets for hosts of potential pitfalls: candidate deaths, calling outcomes, etc. The investors in this market are fully aware of what they are trading and the risks associate with that.

Their Confidence Is Killing Your Returns

Dan Solin | Posted 01.29.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

I often wonder why so many investors ignore the overwhelming data indicating that capturing market returns in a globally diversified portfolio of low management fee index funds in a suitable asset allocation is likely to outperform stock picking, manager picking and market timing.