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In Investing, There's No Such Thing As Friends With Benefits

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone and Jillian Berman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

While working alongside your best friend may seem like a great idea, it's not good for your bottom line. People who decide to partner in business ...

Who Wins if Greece Exits?

Chris Brummer | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business
Chris Brummer

Politicians and investors should recognize that in the face of a Greek exit, cash and safety will be king. Those who can offer one or the other (or both) will be able to at least partially shield themselves from the storm. The rest will be left out in the cold.

Kissing The Bag Lady Goodbye

Lori Sokol | Posted 08.13.2012 | Women
Lori Sokol

"Women tend to think that their net worth and their self-worth are two different things, but they are not."

'The Best Investment I Ever Made'

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Money

By Chris Taylor New York (June 12) - In this choppiest of stock markets, it's very easy to get discouraged. The S&...

The SEC's Most Misguided Regulation

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 08.07.2012 | Money
Nancy K. Humphreys

The SEC's warning against using past performance is advice investors should take with a grain of salt.

D.M. Levine

What It Would Take To Make Everyday Investors Feel Safe Again | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

Joseph Saluzzi thinks high-frequency trading is ruining our stock markets. A founder of the institutional brokerage firm Themis Trading, Saluzzi i...

Why Not To Invest In Gold

SmartMoney | Jack Hough | Posted 06.04.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: After sliding 6% in May, the price of gold jumped 3.7% on Friday. Skeptics say it is a temporary rise in a longer downturn. Fans of the...

Why Investing Is Always a Gamble

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

We all know investing is risky. But most people never ask, "What kind of gambling is investing?" Why is this important? When it comes to investing people often confuse the need for luck with the need for skill.

Facebook Flubs? You Can Still Make Money!

Ebong Eka | Posted 07.30.2012 | Money
Ebong Eka

I can't help you with past mistakes nor am I quick to say that buying Facebook is a mistake. However, here are some important tips the average investor has to know BEFORE investing in the market.

This Guy Again: He Made $138 On Facebook Shares

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money

When we last spoke to investor Jim Nichols pre-Facebook IPO, he was eagerly waiting to find out how many shares of Facebook he could buy through E*Tra...

Facebook IPO Post-Mortem: Killer -- But Not for the Reasons You Think

Mark Cuban | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology
Mark Cuban

Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground.

Barton Biggs is 'Evolving'

Dan Solin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

Mr. Biggs has been "big" in the world of securities prognosticators for many years. He was the formerly the head strategist at Morgan Stanley where he was reportedly responsible for the formation of its investment management business.

So, Should You Jump In On Facebook Now?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.22.2012 | Money

-- EDITOR'S NOTE – Facebook began selling stock to the public Friday in the most talked-about market debut in years. The stock closed 23 cents ...

Catherine New

Why A Million Dollars Won't Change Your Life: Q & A | Catherine New | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money

As the former CEO of both Intuit and PayPal, Bill Harris has been around Silicon Valley's proverbial block a few times. And he has some advice for the...

Loren Berlin

Here's Why We Get Ripped Off: Study | Loren Berlin | Posted 05.18.2012 | Money

When it comes to money, don't trust your gut. It'll probably be wrong, according to new research examining how people make investment decisions. Th...

Crowdfunding Secrets: Five Ways to Build an Amazing Campaign

Scott Steinberg | Posted 07.17.2012 | Small Business
Scott Steinberg

While no equity or ownership stake has previously changed hands in exchange for contributions, the recent passage of the JOBS Act may prove a game changer for entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurship Program Offers Financial Aid To Female, Minority Startups

Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

Despite their $1.1 trillion worth of buying power, African Americans are still largely underrepresented in the business sector when it comes to owners...

How to Engage a Venture Capitalist: Lessons From Our Dealflow

Andrew Tweed | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Andrew Tweed

The ways in which an entrepreneur might best connect with venture capitalists has been covered by a number of other VCs across the web, but we thought it might be helpful for entrepreneurs to put this question into context by providing actual operating data regarding deal flow for our firm.

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.

5 Tips for Finding and Working with a Financial Professional

Women & Co | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Women & Co

You're a modern woman. You don't cut your own hair or sew your own wardrobe. You rely on professionals. So, it makes sense to consider getting professional help with your finances, too.

Investors Less Likely to Back Women-Led Ventures

Posted 05.09.2012 | Women

Businesses trying to raise money by going public may have a tough time finding investors if a woman is at the helm, a new study shows. Researchers a...

A Rational Response to Irrational Market Anxiety

Dan Solin | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

Market anxiety is good for everyone except you. The financial media loves and stokes it. Readers and viewers increase in uncertain times. The securities industry thrives on it.

The Rise of Social Trading

Michael Giles | Posted 07.08.2012 | Small Business
Michael Giles

The nature of our platform cuts out the noise and provides only the most important signals -- when a trader buys or sells through their real online trading account.

Russia's Investments in Abkhazia

Elena Ulansky | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
Elena Ulansky

A special representative of the president of the Russian Federation, Alexander Tkachev, paid his first official visit to Abkhazia. During his meeting ...

Invest Like a Billionaire: The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.06.2012 | Money
Camilla Webster

One of the best things you can do to build your own wealth is to copy the rich and develop an investment philosophy for yourself.