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  • Stocks post early gains on last trading day of huge year

    Stocks are moving higher on the last day of trading for 2013 as investors close out their portfolios and prepare for the New Year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points, or 0.2%, to 16,537 in the first 10 minutes of trading Tuesday. The...
  • D200 backs borrowing $10M for repairs

    Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 board members have approved an intent to borrow by issuing $10 million in working cash bonds. The money would be used to fix a number of needs at school buildings, officials said. Although it...
  • Investors nervous about government shutdown, default fears, poll finds

    Nearly three-quarters of investors in a new survey say their confidence in the economy has been shaken by the government shutdown and threat of default. Most people have not made adjustments to their portfolios as a result of the political impasse in...
  • Investing: Earn 6 percent to 8 percent on your money

    To earn a 6-percent yield in a world where safe investments pay 1 percent or less requires accepting significant risk. Many of today's best bets for high yield -- master limited partnerships, mortgage-owning real estate investment trusts and business...
  • GOP debt limit offer gives Wall Street its biggest gains of the year

    The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
  • Investing: Savvy market moves to make now

    Time to get in the game. After a blistering 20-percent run since last November, the market is due for a pullback -- and summer is the time of year when we often get one. Still, those who've been waiting for a big decline to commit to stocks have so far...
  • Investing: The Kiplinger 25: One Asia fund is out, another is in

    By the time you read this, a mutual fund that was in the Kiplinger 25 for just over a year, Matthews Asia Dividend (symbol MAPIX), will have closed to most new investors. As is our custom, we are removing the fund, which returned 28.1 percent over the...
  • Investing: Use funds to invest in bonds

    Many investors buy individual bonds rather than putting their money into bond funds. For now, those investors are crowing about the steady income they're earning. They'll continue to get those payouts, they say, regardless of what foolishness erupts in...
  • Investing: Focus on the Kiplinger 25: FPA Crescent

    At FPA Crescent, manager Steven Romick can invest almost anywhere in the world and in nearly any kind of asset. That includes the standard fare -- stocks, bonds and cash -- and some not-so-typical investments, including currencies and subprime home loans....
  • Investing: How the bond swoon affected the Kip 25

    The recent bond market hiccup left many investors reeling. From May 2 through August 1, during which bond yields surged, Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond index sank 3.8 percent. As a group, the seven bond mutual funds in the Kiplinger 25 fared slightly...
  • Paying for L.A. County's transit future

     Paying for L.A. County's transit future
    The half-cent sales tax approved by L.A. County voters in 2008 has already changed the landscape of Los Angeles. The Orange Line busway extension to Chatsworth opened three years ahead of schedule. Construction is underway on two light-rail lines...