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  • International stock funds should be 20-40 percent of portfolio

    Readers frequently ask whether they should invest in international stocks and, if so, what percentage of their portfolios to apportion to these issues. I am a firm believer in diversified portfolios, primarily via index funds, and an important component...
  • Paul Fisher says Bank of England delivered recovery: The Independent

    (Reuters) - Bank of England economist Paul Fisher credited quantitative easing and the bank's Funding for Lending Scheme for the recovery that kicked in last year in an interview on Wednesday with the Independent. Fisher, who has left the Bank of...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Full text of McAuliffe's SWaM executive order

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order 20, meant to send more contracts toward small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, is a good deal longer and more detailed than the high points I've tried to cover here. It's pasted below. If you've got some...
  • Banks trade barbs with U.S. Senate panel in tax avoidance probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank and Barclays on Tuesday locked horns with a U.S. Senate committee that has accused them of selling option products to hedge funds to help them avoid taxes. Renaissance Technologies, a hedge fund, defended the so-...
  • The Ups And Downs Of State Surplus Estimates

    HARTFORD — Keeping track of official estimates of Connecticut's state surplus over the past few months has been a little like attempting to describe the flight of a bumblebee: It's down, it's up, down, and there it goes, up again. All those swerves...
  • Argentine default in balance as government refuses to capitulate

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's unflinching poker face in the battle against "holdout" investors suing the country is increasing the odds that her government will default for a second time in 12 years at the end of this...
  • APM terminal sale may benefit state

    APM terminal sale may benefit state
    NORFOLK – The state's $1.16 billion deal with a private firm that officials blame for driving the Virginia Port Authority deeply into the red could be restructured now that the company has agreed to sell its cargo terminal, Secretary of...
  • New Trier's $102.5 million project taking shape

    New Trier's $102.5 million project taking shape
    At a special meeting on Thursday, the New Trier Township High School District 203 School Board is expected to vote on using $13.5 million in reserves toward the large-scale renovation of the Winnetka campus, officials said recently. At a recent...
  • Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley

    Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley
    WATERFORD — After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he plans to campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election bid, Malloy swung back at his Tri-State area foe on Tuesday morning. "I don't mind comparing Connecticut on a...
  • Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching

    Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching
    It's neither pleasant nor polite to say it, but the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been the best thing to happen to President Obama's policy on Ukraine in weeks. Until the plane went down with 298 passengers and crew last week, the...