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  • Small-cap effect in January

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: Andrew Leckey, who has written his investment column for TMS for more than 26 years, will no longer write the column in order to focus on his efforts as president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona...
  • Shoe company trims the fat, closes stores, prepares for recovery

    About Brown Shoe Co. Inc. Ticker: BWS Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Footwear wholesaler and retailer 2010 Financial report (Fiscal year ending in January 2011): Net sales: $2.5 billion Net income: $37 million Q. What's wrong with Brown...
  • Actively managed mutual funds fall short again — and investors notice

    In the last five years, stock mutual fund managers had two big opportunities to show how much they deserved your money — and trust. First, they could have limited your losses in the harrowing 2008-09 market crash. Second, they could have...
  • Price portfolio manager Timothy E. Parker to remain with company

    Price portfolio manager Timothy E. Parker to remain with company
    Timothy E. Parker, manager of T. Rowe Price's New Era Fund who had announced earlier this year he would be leaving, has decided to remain with the Baltimore-based money manager, the company said. As previously announced, Parker still will step down as...
  • Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?

    Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?
    My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey. This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
  • Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans

    Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans
    There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one. Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
  • A beneficial way to pay for health care

    Many older Americans monitoring the soaring cost of health care are anxious about their futures. How, they ask, will they pay for the out-of-pocket expenses certain to confront them as they grow older and less healthy? One bright spot for them is the...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city

    Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city
    A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
  • John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., T. Rowe Price portfolio manager

    John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., T. Rowe Price portfolio manager
    John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., a highly regarded T. Rowe Price portfolio manager who was also a philanthropist and one of the minority owners of the Orioles, died Aug. 12 of complications from lymphoma at his Ruxton home. He was 68. "Jack was one of the...
  • Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging

    Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging
    The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market. Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
  • T. Rowe Price sees unusual turnover in portfolio managers

    T. Rowe Price sees unusual turnover in portfolio managers
    T. Rowe Price has a reputation as a place where portfolio managers can spend their entire careers. But over 12 weeks this year, three fund managers left the Baltimore-based investment company or announced plans to do so. Two left suddenly, with a star...