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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...
April 28, 2013
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 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 5, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Cash is pouring into money market funds run by brokerages and mutual fund companies, much if it siphoned from ordinary bank savings. Should regular folk join in...
January 25, 2013
When parents are buying gifts for their children they often think about buying certain products. However, instead of buying your child certain toys you should consider buying them stock for the company that produces those toys. MoneyTalksNews.com...
January 24, 2013
Experienced money managers like to say you shouldn't "let the tax tail wag the investment dog," meaning you shouldn't let concerns about the tax effects of an investment drive your buy and sell decisions.
That is probably...
January 22, 2013
There are a lot of external factors that get in the way of achieving wealth. However, there are also internal factors that get in the way when it comes to trying to achieve wealth. Suze Orman explains the obstacles that people face when it comes...
January 18, 2013
Every year we get predictions from Wall Street and Main Street about the upcoming year. Ultimately, predictions are just guesswork but you may be interested to see the results. MoneyTalksNews.com's Stacy Johnson reports on the accuracy of the...