Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 3:10 PM ET

What's the Investing Secret That Liz Ann Sonders is Hiding?

Posted By: Jeff Cox
Liz Ann Sonders thinks she’s found a secret in the market, an investing idea that few others have noticed and is thus ripe for the pickings. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:42 PM ET

Sorry, Mr. President, We Really Don’t Need 8 Million More College Graduates

Posted By: John Carney
Over the summer, Barack Obama promised a college education program that would produce 8 million more college graduates by 2020. Recently uncovered data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that this is a terrible idea. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 1:42 PM ET

Diana Olick Tells Us Not To Worry So Much About The Foreclosure Fiasco Freeze-Upward

Posted By: John Carney
Yesterday I warned you not to get faked-out by a rise in home prices at the end of the year. I figured that the stalling of foreclosure sales would take distressed, low-priced sales out of the data, resulting in an illusory home price rise. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 12:42 PM ET

Pay Attention: Ben Bernanke Just Asserted His Independence

Posted By: John Carney
Ben Bernanke is sending a loud and clear message to the markets today. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 12:33 PM ET

Bove on Foreclosure, the Guy Next Door — and Lord of the Flies

Posted By: Ash Bennington
In the middle of a foreclosure crisis, what happens to the guy who's still paying his mortgage? »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 11:41 AM ET

Here’s That Report From Jeremy Grantham That Everyone Is Talking About Today

Posted By: John Carney
“The Night Of The Living Fed.” That’s the title of a note from Jeremy Grantham, chief investment strategist at Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co., that everyone is talking about today. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 10:45 AM ET

Phil Hadley— Info—Technology Gladiator

Posted By: Lori Ann LaRocco
In today's digital age, if you're slow delivering information to your clients, you are literally yesterday's news. The demand for up to the minute information is on and for the institutional investment manager, there is no excuse for waiting. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 9:39 AM ET

Muni Bondage: States in Pain

Posted By: Nicole Lapin
When I asked him recently about the possibility of state failure, legendary investor Jim Rogers said, “This is old news. I and others have been explaining about the perilous state of the US states for a few months.” »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 8:57 AM ET

Trade Secrets at Goldman

Posted By: Ash Bennington
A roundup of the morning headlines. »Read more
  Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 | 5:21 PM ET

If Proxy Advisors Don't Really Matter, Why Do They Exist?

Posted By: John Carney
Earlier, I explained that the business of proxy advisors is rooted in regulations that make proxy voting complex and costly. It’s far better—from the point of an institutional investor—to pay an advisory firm to make recommendations. »Read more

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