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  • Investing: the right way to invest in ETFs

    Need to beef up your holdings of foreign stocks? Looking for more income? We'll show you how to use exchange-traded funds to meet your goals. Begin with the basics. Use "total" ETFs to build a diversified portfolio with just a few low-cost funds. Start...
  • To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

    Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Four states Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina and Washington now allow credit unions to offer...
  • 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-...
  • Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

    Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations
    People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue. What happens to the money? When a nonprofit hospital is sold to...
  • Consider your financial options early to address post-retirement living

    Consider your financial options early to address post-retirement living
    Let’s face it: If you’re in your early to mid 50s, you’re probably not thinking about moving into a retirement community just yet—and even if you are, you’re probably not looking ahead to the eventual possibility that you...
  • BNP case spurs calls for whistleblower incentives in banking

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas SA's $9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities, aided by internal whistleblowers, has spurred calls for federal banking regulators to protect and reward individuals who report wrongdoing by banks. The U.S. Securities...
  • Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion

    Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion
    OneWest Bank in Pasadena, born from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, has agreed to be acquired by commercial lender CIT Group for $3.4 billion, a hugely profitable deal for the hedge-fund and private-equity investors that have owned...
  • Will you get burned by following the hot money in ETFs?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - All too often, I see investors heading in the wrong direction en masse. They buy stocks at the top of the market or bonds when interest rates are heading up. Occasionally, though, active investors may be heading in the right...
  • 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...