| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
(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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
About Brown Shoe Co. Inc.
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...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2012
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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:10 PM
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,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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....
| May 27, 2013
| 7:49 AM
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...