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While the uncertainty surrounding Japan in the past few weeks may have caused some to avoid this market, one veteran Japanese fund manager says equities are still attractive, particularly in the small-cap sector.
There are just a few weeks until tax returns are due. Make sure you don't miss tax moves regarding your individual retirement accounts that could potentially reduce your tax bill.
As we've seen over the past few weeks, global events can impact different markets in many ways, making diversification even more important. So when it comes to your retirement fund, just how much should you have invested internationally?
As governments around the world rethink nuclear power, with fears rife about leaking radiation at Japan’s earthquake-damaged plants, Steen Jacobsen, chief investment officer at Saxo Bank, recommends investors focus on Russia to benefit from its energy potential.
Oil prices have fallen sharply in the wake of the disaster in Japan as investors have shunned risk. Nymex has declined around 5 percent since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami. However, Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, who has been a long-term bull on oil, thinks it's only a matter of time before the current trend reverses.
More than four out of ten American millionaires say they do not feel rich, according to a recent survey.
In Wisconsin, new pension cost estimates are expected to show that contribution levels are too meager and more money will be needed from public workers, the NYT reports.
Suze Orman explains why she thinks the America dream might now be dead.
Strategists warn the recent rotation out of emerging market equities are overdone, and are advising investors to stay invested in these markets.
When it comes to retirement, Americans have high anxiety. And the three-lane highway of Social Security, retirement savings, and a traditional pension is full of potholes.
Oil prices have seen a fifteen percent run-up this year alone, but Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says oil prices still have more room to rise, under both optimistic and pessimistic scenarios.
Look for Mideast rumors and speculation to continue to drive oil price swings, says CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Traders don’t have time to research reports and the actual supply impact. That’s up to journalists and analysts.
About 40 percent of female Baby Boomers are divorced, widowed or never married, according to AARP. That's why financial planners say it's more important than ever for women to take control of their money, whether or not they are currently married.
In the last few weeks, a number of big banks have successfully bundled and sold new securities backed by commercial real estate loans. The NYT Reports.
Lawmakers and governors in many states, faced with huge shortfalls in employee pension funds, are turning to a strategy that a lot of private companies adopted years ago, reports the New York Times.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers says the bull market in commodities is "still in place" and has a "long way to go."
An estimated half a million American seniors have moved overseas to retire, and that number is growing. Some relocate abroad to get a bigger bang for their ever-shrinking retirement buck. Others go in search of adventure.
The continued run-up in the stock market since their 2009 lows has got a number of fund managers very bullish.
New York court officials outlined procedures Tuesday aimed at assuring that all homeowners facing foreclosure were represented by a lawyer, a shift that could give tens of thousands of families a better chance at saving their homes. The New York Times reports.
With many Baby Boomers' retirement accounts decimated in the aftermath of the financial crisis, federal officials have been exploring ways to make sure American workers don't outlive their savings. Annuities inside a 401(k) plan may be one alternative.
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