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  • Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors

    Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors
    Investors can't shake the jitters. After a brief calm in the stock market Monday in the wake of last week's sharp sell-off, investors turned squeamish about stocks again Tuesday and took cover in Treasury bonds. At one point, selling drove the Dow Jones...
  • Social Security report doesn't reveal surplus has been spent

    The release of the annual Social Security Trustees Report brought out the same stale arguments from both the optimists and the pessimists who have been around for decades. The pessimists insist that Social Security is going broke, and the optimists...
  • Argentina scrambles to avoid default as Wednesday midnight deadline looms

    WASHINGTON Argentina officials met Tuesday with a mediator in New York in a last-ditch move to resolve a dispute with American creditors that has the South American nation on the brink of default, a development that would have dire consequences for the...
  • Argentine default: Billions on the line

    WASHINGTON Argentina and a group of American hedge funds that own Argentine bonds were negotiating Tuesday seeking an agreement on repayment of Argentina's debt. If no agreement is reached and Argentina doesn't repay the bondholders by Wednesday, it...
  • 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...
  • High-yield junk bond funds worldwide post $4.4 billion outflows: BofA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors worldwide pulled $4.4 billion out of high-yield junk bond funds in the week ended July 30, marking a third straight week of big withdrawals from the funds, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report...
  • U.S. SEC's Piwowar calls for more price transparency for munibonds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retail investors in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market need better pricing information before trades are executed, a top U.S. securities regulator said on Friday in a speech calling for reforms for the lightly regulated market....
  • In Mosul, Iraq, feared crackdown by militants has not materialized

    For days, the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was flush with rumors of an imminent onslaught by Al Qaeda-inspired militants, prompting the mayor to appeal to "men who love death with honor" to mount a defense even as others fled. When gunmen broke...
  • Don't blame Argentina's woes on bondholders

    To the editor: Referring twice to the minority holders of Argentina's bonds as "vultures" is outrageous. ("Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say," June 20) When Argentina previously faced default and restructured this debt, none...
  • For water solutions, ask the experts, not the politicians

    For water solutions, ask the experts, not the politicians
    To the editor: Here we go again. The Chamber of Commerce wants to build more storage (dams), as if we will have more available water. It wants desalination of seawater but doesn't say where the electricity to operate the plants would come from or where...
  • Can't decide where to invest? You're not alone

    Can't decide where to invest? You're not alone
    If you are agonizing over where to invest your money, you aren't alone. The pros are there with you — nervous about stocks and bonds as clear opportunities become fuzzy in both. As the best and brightest fund managers talked at Morningstar's...