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May 17, 2013
Socially responsible investing has long been associated with avoiding companies in "vice businesses" like alcohol, tobacco and weapons.
Yet managers at socially conscious funds say screening companies based on how they treat workers is...
May 9, 2013
With consumer stocks blazing this year, it makes sense for investors to focus on retailers as the economy continues an inchworm-like recovery. But retail is a fickle business. And trying to guess which companies will survive over the long-term is...
May 6, 2013
College kids thinking about taking an an unpaid internship or an entry-level job in an expensive city...
April 29, 2013
The price of gold in recent weeks has been more volatile than Charlie Sheen — including a dizzying drop April 15 when gold tumbled 9 percent to $1,361 an ounce. The price has since shot up about 10 percent.The issue
April 28, 2013
April 9, 2013
The Regulation CC (Reg. CC) or the Expedited Funds Availability Act (EFAA) was enacted in 1987 by the United States Congress as a way of standardizing and regulating the holding period for deposits that were made to commercial banks.
March 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve has a pledge to keep interest rates low until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent and inflation tops 2.5 percent. But with the...
March 13, 2013
My daughter just celebrated her 9th birthday. At her birthday party, instead of giving presents, just about everyone gave her money as a gift. Her instant cash infusion gave me a perfect opportunity to...
March 4, 2013
Over the past few months, it has been much easier to make a case that widespread financial anxiety is easing, although trying to quantify the upsurge can be like trying to catch a frog. As soon as you grab for it, it jumps.
February 13, 2013
We all know that it's been more than a month since the new year started. However, just because some time has passed it doesn't mean that it's too late to set goals. All you need is a plan. WSJ wealth management's Veronica Dagher...