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It was easy to make money in stocks and bonds in 2014.
Are you ready for retirement?
The stock market is expected to continue to be kind to investors in the new year but with more humble gains than the last three years.
You can believe in Santa.
The Illinois legislature has thrown a life preserver to about 2.5 million workers in danger of discovering in retirement that they are going to be far short of money.
Maybe it's time to coin a new song for the holidays, something along the lines of, "It's beginning to feel a lot like tax-mess."
Do you want to keep up with the Joneses?
Did Santa sneak down your chimney earlier in November and drop so much candy into your investment stocking that he won't show up again between now and Christmas?
Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it.
Americans are feeling better about their finances than at any time since the Great Recession of 2007-09, but that doesn't mean they are ready to go on a spending spree.
A month after investors fretted that Ebola, Middle East fighting and worldwide deflation would pull the rug out from under the stock market, stocks have taken an impressive turn for the best.
One of the magic ingredients that's been sweetening the stock market the last couple of years has been the popular practice of companies buying back shares of their own stock.
Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April?
That was fast.
If a new bout of recession and deflation takes hold in the eurozone, investors worry the U.S. could be infected too.
Q: I've been planning to invest a large amount of money in a Vanguard index fund. Just when I was ready to fill out the forms the Dow Jones industrial average started to fall and alarming news stories were calling it a correction. I don't want to put money into this fund and immediately lose...
Investors continued to run for safety Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrial average down another 173 points, to 16,141. But it could have been worse. In a rush to the exits earlier in the day, the Dow had plunged more than 400 points.
Finally, some relief. But barely.
If you have a 401(k), there's a good chance you have money in the Pimco fund, because it's been one of the darlings of the fund industry. The fund's longtime manager and founder, Bill Gross, has been a rock star among mutual fund managers, with his every word followed in the media and people...
Will a stronger American economy be enough to bolster U.S. corporate profits and calm investors at a time when the world is unmistakenly turning weaker?