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'Til Money Do Us Part: Don't Let the Markets Drive You Apart

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

When the market is going up, couples rarely find that they disagree, but it's during times like these, with the market in such flux, that couples find their relationship in a similarly erratic state.

What to Do With the U.S. Treasury Bonds Now?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
Irene Aldridge

With the now-lower rating on the U.S. government debt assigned by the major rating agency, the Standard & Poors, the bonds and bills investors find themselves questioning as to what to do with their investments: how to find riskless replacements for the now-risky U.S. bonds?

The Startup Act: A Proposal To Jumpstart The American Economy

Carl J. Schramm | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Carl J. Schramm

It's time to re-start America by jump-starting our startup engines of growth. We have no time to waste.

Investors' Group Says Arms Trade Treaty Urgently Needed

Louis Belanger | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The Group also warns of reputational and regulatory risks for companies in the defense industry. This week, 24 UN PRI signatories (Principles for Res...

The 5 Most Common Financial Mistakes Women Make After They Divorce

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 08.29.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

A divorce financial planner takes care of critical financial tasks that are beyond the scope of the divorce attorney's expertise, and those tasks can ...

Your Broker Can Aid in the War Against Terrorism

Dan Solin | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

If we can persuade terrorist organizations to follow market timing and stock picking advice, their financial demise is practically assured.

Stock Pickers Are Picking Your Pockets

Dan Solin | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The success of stock pickers can be attributed to luck. There is no demonstrated skill in this exercise. They can have a lucky streak, but it always comes to an end.

Rebuilding America Is Job One

Will Marshall | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

A big national push to build modern infrastructure will ensure America's return to being an engine of production. That's why Congress needs to make room for a National Infrastructure Bank to rebuild America.

Gold May Glitter But Can It Deliver?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The classic safe-haven investment has seen a strong uptrend in value since the autumn of 2008. Various factors have been credited as drivers of this move, but what is the risk gold could lose its luster?

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Might Sue Sokol

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway on Wednesday said David Sokol misled the company in the way he disclosed his financial interest in Lubrizol Corp bef...

Trump Campaign Would Expose Him As Financial 'Deadbeat,' Banker Says

The Atlantic | Joshua Green | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

Everybody knows that Donald Trump is a showman, and that's helped rocket him to a level of political celebrity most people wouldn't have imagined. But...

The 'Surprises' of the Japanese Crisis and the Investment Lessons to Learn

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Surprise consequences to the earthquake in Japan have revealed significant weaknesses in both the worlds of politics and business and from an investment point of view, there are lessons we can learn.

Venture Capitalists Aren't Investing In Black Entrepreneurs

Mike Green | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Mike Green

Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.

End the Wars, Cure Cancer, Create Jobs

Robert Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Is the nation war-weary? Would the $700 billion this nation is spending on wars be better spent creating jobs for Americans at home?

Federal Reserve Earns Record Profits, Largely From Investments In Economy, Banks

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve earned a record $81.7 billion in 2010, largely on investments made to help the economy and banks weather the 2007-2009 financi...

What Keeps Venture Investors Up At Night

Roger Ehrenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roger Ehrenberg

Being a startup investing in startups is no easy task. But we're trying to be thoughtful about it, try new things and iterate rapidly with the benefit of data. Sounds a lot like what we expect from the startups we invest in.

Americans See Their Wealth Increase -- Thanks To Stocks, Not Real Estate

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thanks to a rebounding stock market, Americans' household wealth increased by $2.1 trillion last year, even as high unemployment and a sagging real es...

Safe-Haven Gold Could Turn Cold

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

It's what the treacherous and fluctuating investment arena is all about. One day you're a hero. The next day, you're a bum. Take gold, the darling of the safe-haven crowd.

Are Emerging Markets the Next "Bubble"? How to Overcome the Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

We're well aware of the case for investing in emerging markets. However, investor excitement is ignoring the fact that short-term cyclical factors can overshadow long-term structural trends

Making the Most of Global Investing in a Brave New World

Andrew Ireland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Ireland

Global investing is important, not only for long-term growth but also for portfolio diversification. Emerging market stocks are continuing to present solid development potential.

My S&M Relationship With Citi and Morgan

Martin T. Sosnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin T. Sosnoff

Finally, I understand why loan volume at major banks remains stillborn. Bankers only want to write loans on their own draconian terms.

The Number of Investing Suckers Is Endless

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The Amish are a pillar of honesty and integrity. It was particularly disturbing to learn they are not immune from "affinity fraud" perpetuated by one of their own.

Copper and Coal, the Poor Man's Gold

Martin T. Sosnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin T. Sosnoff

I am in love with copper, with coal, iron ore and oil, too, in that order, but not gold. Honchos scored with gold last year, but now gold is coming in, even with the Middle East in flux and incindiary.

Trade in Your Bonds for Equities

Martin T. Sosnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin T. Sosnoff

The world is witnessing serious commodity inflation in oil, copper, iron ore and grains. All this could lead to tightening by central banks, worldwide.

Kaltura Gets $20 Million Investment Round with Intel, others

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Kaltura, the open-source online video platform, has secured $20 million in funding from existing and new investors including Intel, the company an...