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  • Advice for adjusting your portfolio in the new year

    Common stocks and stock funds performed very well in 2013. If you maintained a diversified portfolio with a significant proportion in equities, you most likely had a good year. If your portfolio was heavily weighted toward traditional bonds or bond funds,...
  • Investing: Shield against rising rates with short-term bond funds

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Low yields combined with talk of the Federal Reserve scaling back its easy-money policies have left bond investors with a big headache. So it's no surprise that investment firms are rolling out short-term high-yield bond...
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • Man sentenced for art theft from bond trader Jeffrey Gundlach's home

    A man convicted in the theft of millions of dollars of artwork from the Santa Monica home of a prominent bond trader has been sentenced to four years in prison. Darren Agee Merager broke into the home of Jeffrey Gundlach — considered one of the...
  • Obama's myRA: A good start, but not enough for retirement security

    Obama's myRA: A good start, but not enough for retirement security
    Retirement experts nationwide are buzzing about one element of President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. That's his proposal for the "myRA," a retirement account aimed chiefly at lower-income workers whose employers don't offer...
  • 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...
  • Investing: what we learned from the bear/bull market

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Looking back five years since the stock market bottomed out, you could glean a lesson or two from the stock market's plunge and subsequent recovery. Diversification works. By March 2009, few investments had come through the...
  • Hasn't the U.S. defaulted before?

    That's the question raised by James Grant in a Washington Post op-ed, and his answer -- as anyone who knows Grant might expect -- is yes. His real point is that it happens all the time, in a way, and will inevitably happen in the future. "On the...
  • Yellen goes to prison

    There is much to praise in President Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. She's a superbly qualified economist with an excellent eye for emerging trends. Yellen wasn't alone among Fed governors in predicting the coming...
  • Shutdown/debt limit: President Obama finally uses the I-word

    That is: "Insane." Also, "irresponsible." And "ideological extremists." At his press conference Tuesday, President Obama described the budget standoff in terms as stark as any he has used since the outset. He needs to get even angrier and more...