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  • Neel Kashkari takes campaign to the streets, literally

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, trying to claw his way into contention against Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, will announce Thursday that he recently spent a week living as a homeless person on the streets of Fresno to highlight poverty. The...
  • Money market rules designed to increase awareness

     Money market rules designed to increase awareness
    Do you feel cozy having your money in a money market fund in your 401(k), college savings plan or brokerage account? With memories of the darkest days of the financial crisis now blotted out by five years of economic healing, you may have forgotten...
  • Financial elder abuse is a thriving industry

    In July, a woman in Bakersfield, California was charged with elder abuse after her 73-year-old mother was found living in a decrepit one-bedroom apartment with no working plumbing and a rodent infestation. While the exploitation of senior citizens is...
  • South American leaders rally behind Argentina over debt

    CARACAS (Reuters) - South American leaders have rallied behind Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who is locked in a legal battle with holdout investors that could trigger a debt default this week. The standoff figured prominently at the Mercosur...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jul. 30. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 07/30/14

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • 'Buy what you know' can be dangerous

    Legendary investor Peter Lynch, whose investment management skills helped attract billions of dollars into the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 until 1990, once famously advised small investors, "Buy what you know." The concept was simple: If you buy what...
  • Subdued investment banking hits Barclays profits

    LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays Plc said its underlying profits fell 8 percent in the second quarter as subdued market activity and the British bank's attempts to crack down on high-risk trading took a toll on investment banking revenue. Chief Executive...
  • States debate digital currency

    Now that consumers can use digital currencies like bitcoin to buy rugs from Overstock.com, pay for Peruvian pork sandwiches from a food truck in Washington, D.C., and even make donations to political action committees, states are beginning to explore...
  • Jay Ambrose: 'Comprehensiveness' � not a four-letter word but just as bad

    Obamacare appears to be headed for still another Supreme Court visit, and one reason is clear. It suffers from comprehensiveness, a legislative affliction viewed by many as remedy and fervently sought whether the subject is health care, financial...
  • Moscovici says confident will have important economic role in EU Commission

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's candidate for the European Commission Pierre Moscovici is convinced he will have an important economic portfolio, he told Reuters on Wednesday, rebuffing German concerns that France lacked the budget credibility to take such a...