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Wells Fargo acknowledges problems in foreclosure paperwork

Wed, 27 Oct 2010 20:15:01 EDT

NEW YORK - Wells Fargo, which has stood by its foreclosure paperwork for weeks as other major lenders discovered errors and halted sales, conceded Wednesday it had discovered some flaws in its documents as well.

Mortgage scandal boosts investors' campaign to get banks to buy back securities

Tue, 26 Oct 2010 21:39:03 EDT

Since the financial crisis broke out two years ago, unhappy investors in mortgage securities have struggled to organize themselves and achieve a common goal - force big banks to buy back loans that went bad because of shoddy lending practices.

After surprising third quarter, investors still watching their step

Sat, 09 Oct 2010 17:22:00 EDT

Woo-boy, did that thing ever turn around. Remember the slog of August? Punishing heat. Lousy returns. A limp recovery. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index ended the month down 5.9 percent for the year. Just four weeks later, the broadest measure of U.S. stocks had rallied to end the third q...

Cash-rich real estate investors trigger bidding wars, frustrate other buyers

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 00:00:00 EST

Investors have reemerged with brute force in the Washington region's real estate market over the past few months, triggering bidding wars in some neighborhoods teeming with foreclosed properties and hindering traditional home buyers such as Melissa Diggins.

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Many Small Investors Have Sat Out Rally

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 -- Wall Street may be cheering the rally in the U.S. stock market, but many individual investors watched the Dow Jones industrial average soar past the 10,000 mark Wednesday on the sidelines.

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First Rumblings of New Investment?

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EDT

United Airlines is planning a major purchase of new airplanes in the next few years, a sign that corporate America may once again be developing an appetite for new investment.

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A New Set of Smart Investing Rules for the Post-Crisis Era

Sun, 12 Apr 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Do the old rules of investing still apply? "Buy and hold" has proved a good method for cutting your wealth in half. Regularly rebalancing a portfolio has sent money straight to sectors, such as financial-company stocks, that plunged steeply. And, though it's said that no one can successfully time...

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Three Wise Men Offer Three Takes On Markets

Sun, 15 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK Bond guru Bill Gross says he's sold off all the stocks in his retirement portfolio, down to the very last share. The world as we know it, he says, has "changed almost overnight." But legendary stock-picker Peter Lynch thinks bargains are so plentiful now, "you feel like a mosquito in a ...

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Investors Flee Stock Funds

Fri, 26 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST

The bubble pops. Stock markets tumble. Investors flee.

Individual Japanese Investors Rush Into Stocks

Sun, 09 Nov 2008 00:00:00 EST

Japan's individual investors, armed with $7 trillion in bank deposits, piled into shares trading at their cheapest valuations ever last month, even as the global credit crisis prompted overseas fund managers to sell out.

The Financial Crisis and You

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 00:00:00 EDT

It has been a whirlwind year for the financial world, with some of the nation's most iconic institutions falling from distinction to extinction. What started as a mortgage crisis affecting some people has turned into a global crisis affecting all people, and average Americans are trying to make s...

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Find Out Where Investment Risks Lie, Financial Advisers Say

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 EDT

T he phones were jangling at financial advisers' offices across the Washington area yesterday. That was no different from the day before -- or many other days in recent weeks -- as the biggest financial crisis in years has average investors seeking answers to the most pressing pocketbook questions.

What Market Tumult Means For Average Stakeholders

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 00:00:00 EDT

The stunning events rattling the financial markets are raising a lot of questions about the average person's finances. We talked to several experts to find some answers.

The Effects at Home After Wall Street's Shake-Up

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 00:00:00 EDT

The turmoil sweeping through the financial markets has left many people worried about their own stocks, bank accounts, and retirement funds. The tottering of investment bank Lehman Brothers, the weakening cash position of AIG, and the purchase of Merrill Lynch -- all taking shape over the weekend...

Investment House?

Sun, 27 Apr 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Jason Gerbsman and his wife, Lauren, began thinking about buying a home just as the housing market began to slump two years ago. The couple, who were renting an apartment in the District, had saved a "substantial" amount for a down payment. But they wondered whether real estate was the best way t...

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Heartbeat Monitors

Sun, 02 Dec 2007 00:00:00 EST

In a single week, the stock market managed both to rouse fear and inspire hope.

High Court's Fraud Case Widely Seen as Stand-In for Enron

Fri, 05 Oct 2007 00:00:00 EDT

The largest corporate frauds in recent history could not have happened without the brainpower of accountants, bankers and lawyers who partnered with executives at the troubled firms. Often, these third-party businesses are the only wealthy sources left for investors to tap after such schemes unravel...

Save the Earth Sacrifice Your Returns?

Sun, 13 May 2007 00:00:00 EDT

Architect Kendall Wilson believes in protecting the environment. When he designs a house or office building, he makes a point of using energy-efficient designs and sustainable materials, such as bamboo instead of oak.

Web Surfing for Change

Sun, 13 May 2007 00:00:00 EDT

For more information about socially responsible investment options, investors can visit the following Web sites:

The Global Bet

Sun, 04 Feb 2007 00:00:00 EST

Six years ago, only about 8 cents of every new dollar flowing into U.S. stock funds was invested overseas. Silicon Valley and its microchip-studded stocks were the hot destination. Now, that number is hovering around 77 cents, as American investors look longingly at soaring returns in international markets....

Keeping Your Head, And Your Shirt, In Uncertain Times

Sun, 09 Jul 2006 00:00:00 EDT

After a quarter such as the past one, when equity markets worldwide climbed to multiyear highs, dropped like a stone and then bounced, what's a small investor to do?

Foreign-Investment Bill Advances

Fri, 31 Mar 2006 00:00:00 EST

Seeking to apply lessons from the Dubai ports controversy, an influential Senate panel yesterday approved a bill that would tighten scrutiny of foreign takeovers while dropping several provisions that U.S. business leaders feared would dampen investment from abroad.

Mideast Investment Up in U.S.

Tue, 07 Mar 2006 00:00:00 EST

Middle Eastern investment in the United States is once again picking up steam, showing big gains since the tense period following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. And while some takeovers are triggering alarm -- most famously, the purchase by a Dubai-owned company of a seaports management...

Many in Congress Insist on Chance to Scuttle Ports Deal

Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 EST

Members of Congress from both parties yesterday demanded the right to reject the Dubai ports deal after the Bush administration completes a 45-day investigation of the transaction, the clearest sign to date that the controversy may lead to significant changes in the system governing investment from...

El Salvador Courts Emigrant Investment

Sat, 13 Aug 2005 00:00:00 EDT

BAY OF JIQUILISCO, EL SALVADOR -- Today a delegation of Americans is scheduled to cruise the blue waters here by motorboat, walk on sandy undeveloped beaches and drink fresh coconut milk from a sprawling grove with unpaved roads.

It's What You Know And Whom You Trust

Sun, 04 Jul 2004 00:00:00 EDT

Although investing is a subtle and complicated endeavor, everyone can benefit from a simple set of rules and principles. One of my favorite portfolio managers, Thomas K. Brown, chief executive of Second Curve Capital, a New York hedge fund that specializes in financial stocks, recently sent clients a little booklet called "My Ten Rules," guidelines for building "a long-term successful track record."

Wall Street Lends Its Style to Artists In Need of Funds

Wed, 30 Jun 2004 00:00:00 EDT

Struggling artists use avant-garde techniques to fund work, harnessing methods more familiar to Wall Street than New York's Museum Mile.

What Goes Up

Sun, 13 Jun 2004 00:00:00 EDT

When inflation bumps up rates, some sectors are proven winners.

He Built a Stairway to Bond Heaven

Sun, 09 May 2004 00:00:00 EDT

The company's REIT pays a whopping 10.1 percent dividend.

Finding Money in Banks

Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:00:00 EST

Diversified financial services firms have done 50 times better than the market as a whole since 1967.

Follow the Famous Pickers

Sun, 25 Jan 2004 00:00:00 EST

For many investors computer-based stock-picking makes sense, especially when for some reason -- like mortality -- you can't hire the guru you really want.

Self-Destruction, Mother of Invention

Sun, 21 Dec 2003 00:00:00 EST

In investing, you can't make a lot of money betting on what everyone already knows. Favorites don't pay off big.

Putting Your Portfolio on the Defensive

Sun, 09 Mar 2003 00:00:00 EST

With war imminent, it is best to stick to the basics.

The Bond Bull's Horns

Sun, 02 Mar 2003 00:00:00 EST

Stocks return more than three times as much as bonds after inflation, and over long periods the risk profiles of the two assets are about the same.

Three Goals and How to Reach Them

Sun, 05 Jan 2003 00:00:00 EST

Whether times are good or bad, financial health always begins with this simple idea: Your goals determine your investments.