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"Peace": Chatting with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge, Jordy Towers of SomeKindaWonderful and Iamsu!, Plus Dom Flemons and Mike Sempert Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge Mike Ragogna: Hey Marc, it looks like O.A.R.'s bringing peace to the world! Marc Roberge: [laughs] The s...

The Secret to Dealing With Market Volatility

Dan Solin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

The next time your broker wants to discuss picking mispriced stocks or selecting the next "hot" mutual fund, switch the focus to the amount your portfolio is allocated to international stocks.

An Investing Perspective

Dan Solin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

The core of the problem is the media need to fill up time and pages with fresh news or they won't be able to capture your attention. Much of the "news" is of little help to investors. Often, it is misleading and harmful.

Dead Funds Walking... But Not Talking

Dan Solin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

It's unfortunate that investors pay little heed to that admonition. That's exactly how the mutual fund industry likes it.

Tenet Healthcare To Purchase Vanguard

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Detroit

DALLAS -- Tenet Healthcare Corp. plans to buy fellow hospital operator Vanguard Health Systems Inc. for about $1.8 billion, in a deal that will expand...

The Totemic Art of Yis Goodwin

Aja Beech | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Aja Beech

Yis Goodwin creates totemic art, which is the only way to put it. Some call it whimsical, but I would not call a roaring lion head forcefully emerging from the open mouth of a cartoonish crowned animal head whimsical.

A Terrible Year... Except for Investors

Dan Solin | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

The prospect of going over the fiscal cliff cast an additional pall on the markets, with many investors "fleeing to safety" until "things settle down." I am unaware of any stock market gurus who predicted all of these events, but what if they had?

Predictions Are Killing Your Returns

Dan Solin | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

Relying on this advice has very negative consequences. It distracts you from determining your capacity for risk, diversifying your portfolio, low fees and taxes.

10 Investments Obama May Not Want You To Know About

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.18.2012 | Money

Among the many contentious exchanges in Tuesday's presidential debate was a barbed back-and-forth between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama about...

The Best, Boring Investment Advice You'll Ever Receive

Dan Solin | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

It's unfortunate that most investors succumb to the sales pitch of brokers and advisers who tell them they can "beat the markets." If your broker falls into this category (and almost all of them do), ask her to describe her methodology. If it is based on past performance, is she able to predict tomorrow's news?

Influencer of the Week: Apple's New CEO Tim Cook

Connie Dieken | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology
Connie Dieken

"Just do what's right," Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs reportedly advised Tim Cook, his successor as CEO of Apple Inc. That's how shift happens.

The Four Most Dangerous Words to Your Portfolio

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

"How Should I Invest?" are the four most dangerous words to your portfolio. The answer to that question is often given as if one size fits all, when it's anything but.

Arizona's Overflowing Morgues Full of Unidentified Migrants

Christof Putzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christof Putzel

2010-11-17-morgue.jpg The Pima County morgue in Tucson, Arizona is so overwhelmed with the record number of bodies found in the desert that it has taken to storing them in mobile, refrigerated trucks.

Why I Smuggled Myself Across the U.S.-Mexico Border

Christof Putzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christof Putzel

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For Returning Soldiers, Is Afghanistan the New Vietnam? (VIDEO)

Kaj Larsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kaj Larsen

There are growing ranks of veterans who return home and commit crimes. We help the entire country by helping veterans who are on the edge. It makes our communities safer and honors the values they fought for.

Television With A Conscience: 8 Shows Honored (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" episode about prejudice and an Alzheimer's documentary with Maria Shriver are among eight progr...

Searching for "American Jihadi" (VIDEO)

Christof Putzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christof Putzel

After reading about an American youth who converted to Islam and joined an extremist insurgency in Africa, I realized he and I had unwittingly crossed paths a few years before.

HAPPY GAY NEW YEAR!

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

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Exclusive: American Evangelical Lou Engle in Uganda (VIDEO)

Mariana van Zeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mariana van Zeller

In March 2009, three American evangelicals traveled to Uganda to headline an anti-gay conference. Soon after, legislation was proposed that would make...

Soccer's Lost Boys: World Cup Dreams and Nightmares (VIDEO)

Mariana van Zeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mariana van Zeller

Every four years, I look forward to the World Cup. It's the one time where my small country, Portugal, commands a little respect on the world stage. But this World Cup is different... I know too much.

Jonah Hill for "World Toilet Spokesman"

Adam Yamaguchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adam Yamaguchi

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Laura Ling: Captive in North Korea

Adam Yamaguchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Yamaguchi

As we've learned first hand, there are major dangers involved in investigative reporting. But we believe there's an even greater risk in not going after the stories that most need to be told.

The Risk of Not Understanding Risk Adjusted Returns

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

If a fund takes more risk, it is more volatile and the potential for loss is increased, but the fund should yield greater returns. How can you tell how much risk your actively managed fund is taking?

Trying to Fix the Broken 401(k) System

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Garrett Johnson

Representative George Miller is waging a lonely war against powerful enemies. He's trying to reform the 401(k) system, a system that most on Wall Street don't want reformed.

GM Losers: 30 Shareholders That Could Get Hurt By Bankruptcy

usnews.com | Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If General Motors declares bankruptcy, some of its investors--including bondholders, other secured lenders, and the U.S. government--are likely to get...