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  • Russia worries in a low-volatility world: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Even adjusting for extraordinarily low interest rates, global equities are expensive and finding double-digit annual real returns over the next five years is going to be tough.
  • Memo to The New Yorker: yesterday's plutocrats weren't 'progressives'

    In a piece about the whining crybabies among our privileged 1%, James Surowiecki of the New Yorker compares the plutocrats of today to those of the past, to the contemporary breed's disadvantage. One hundred years ago, he writes, "industrial magnates ...

    Graffiti, Benghazi, and freedom of speech: Letters

    Graffiti on SunRail route My wife and I took our two grandsons, ages 9 and 7, for a ride on SunRail on opening day. Despite the crowds and the delays, it was a great adventure and a chance for them to be part of history in the making. Perhaps, 60...

    Letters: P.T. Barnum and bitcoins

    Re "Closure leaves bitcoin on the brink," Feb. 26 Sorry, but it's hard to feel the slightest sympathy for anyone who lost money in the recent bitcoin exchange collapse. Reporting by The Times over the years has demonstrated time and again that today's...

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years
    First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone. The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...