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  • Stocks dive on fresh growth worries

    Stocks dive on fresh growth worries
    NEW YORK — A stream of negative economic reports has revived fear about the health of the U.S. economy, causing stocks to suffer their worst day in seven months and adding to a 7% decline since mid-January. Stocks were pounded by discouraging data...
  • Rule with self-directed IRAs: Investor really beware

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My partner and I are considering rolling over his 401k into a self-directed IRA in order to purchase rental property. I was wondering if you have any information on how to vet this type of company. That being said,...
  • The virtues of paying down mortgage early

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I enjoy your articles, but I think you left out a couple of extremely important items when you wrote about questions to ask when taking out a mortgage loan. In some states, prepayment penalties are not allowed on...
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein defends NSA and need for intelligence gathering

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein defends NSA and need for intelligence gathering
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) offered a full-throated defense of the government's collection of data on billions of American phone calls, saying Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s practices have safeguarded the nation without trampling...
  • Kevin Hunt: Pre-Pay Mortgage? Buy New Or Used Car? MyRA or Roth?

    Kevin Hunt: Pre-Pay Mortgage? Buy New Or Used Car? MyRA or Roth?
    We know where the time has gone, so stop asking. Where has the money gone? Let's try to minimize regret, and maximize assets, in 2014 with some basic guidance from Don Taylor, a financial columnist for Bankrate.com who is also a financial planner with a...
  • Detroit bankruptcy plan cuts pensions, payments to creditors

    Detroit hopes to emerge from bankruptcy this year in part by significantly cutting city workers' pensions and payments to bondholders, according to a blueprint filed Friday to restructure the city's $18-billion debt. Detroit is to invest $1.5 billion...
  • Detroit bankruptcy plan includes deep pension cuts

    Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy this year largely hinges on significant cuts to city workers' pensions and retiree health benefits — actions vehemently fought by public employee unions — as well as decreased payments to bondholders,...
  • Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low

    Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low
    Southern California home building is stuck at historic lows, one of many factors conspiring against middle-class buyers in a recovery marked by high prices and low supply. Despite explosive price gains last year, builders and their Wall Street...
  • Putin: Military force would be 'last resort' in Ukraine

    Putin: Military force would be 'last resort' in Ukraine
    MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia's actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could...
  • Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11

    Harford County government has received top ratings from the nation's three major municipal bond rating agencies in advance of a $40 million bond sale scheduled for March 11. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services informed the county Tuesday it had upgraded...
  • Muni bond fund forecast: Cloudy in 2014

    With interest rates set to rise, many on Wall Street are wondering if the municipal bond market is in for another pummeling as 2014 gets underway. Investors couldn't get out fast enough last year. Bonds from states, cities and counties suffered their...