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  • Investment risks rise with Pakistan chaos

    Pakistan's brief period as a destination for adventurous investors seems over for now, as the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto brings fresh instability to an already volatile nuclear-armed nation. "This is the worst possible scenario for...
  • Foreigners are buying into the California dream

    Foreigners are buying into the California dream
    THERE is a new pond emerging in which to fish for home buyers -- overseas. As Southern California sales have stalled and home prices have slumped, realty agents here have geared up to help sellers tap into this market of buyers who come with pockets full...
  • Sellers shoot for YouTube hits

    Find your next home on YouTube. That's the latest promise of the phenomenally popular Internet video site and its brethren, where, in addition to viewing such cultural treasures as wedding bloopers and clips from "The Simpsons," you can shop for real...
  • The SEC's $50-billion Madoff lesson

    The SEC's $50-billion Madoff lesson
    The alleged $50-billion swindle by broker-dealer Bernard L. Madoff has rocked investors like nothing since the epic Enron securities fraud. But while the Enron debacle pointed out holes in the regulatory fabric, the Madoff case appears to have been a...
  • Sub-prime subplots

    BY NOW, MOST OF US know that sub-prime mortgages are hurting many homeowners. But economists have warned that they could have repercussions for the broader economy too. Those warnings came to life this month when two hedge funds run by the Wall Street...
  • Letters to the editor

    Wary of unions Re “Obama picks union-backer for Labor post,” Dec. 19 Let me get something straight here. We are to understand that the autoworkers' unions and management are jointly responsible for the crippling of the U.S. auto industry....
  • The dangers of private equity funds

    Most Americans -- unless they read the daily financial press -- are probably not fully aware of the influence that private equity funds now have on business in the United States and on the economy as a whole. But perhaps it's time to start paying...
  • Madoff's betrayal

    Madoff's betrayal
    Wall Street today may be a vast global community with multinational reach. But it's also a small, insulated world based on trust, where your word and a handshake are your bond. Or not. Just ask Steven Spielberg, or Jeffrey Katzenberg, or anyone else...
  • Are we depressed yet?

    Are we depressed yet?
    A grisly banner was held aloft the other day at a demonstration on Wall Street. Its graphic message advised denizens of the street to "Jump!" It was a frightful reminder of perhaps the most widely believed legend about the Great Depression of the 1930s;...
  • Don't sell America's economy short

    A visiting Israeli Cabinet minister made two interesting points at a conference in Washington over the weekend. The current financial crisis, he said, is undermining the perception of American power when it comes to dealing with problems such as the...
  • The Times for, and against, crashes

    For as long as there have been stock markets, there have been stock market panics. The Los Angeles Times, built on the motto "True Industrial Freedom," has always taken a keen interest in these plunges, and this week, with the Dow Jones and Nasdaq in...