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  • 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...
  • Mick Jagger talks Stones tour, ticket prices and scalpers

    Mick Jagger talks Stones tour, ticket prices and scalpers
    A few hours after the Rolling Stones announced their first North American tour since 2006, including a date May 28 at the United Center, Mick Jagger called and answered a few quick questions. Q: After the Stones came off the road the last time, did...
  • Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus to continue at same pace

    Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus to continue at same pace
    WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers unexpectedly voted Wednesday not to alter one of the central bank’s key economic stimulus programs. The move defied market expectations that the Fed would begin tapering its monthly purchases of $85...
  • UBS agrees to settle U.S. claims it misrepresented mortgage bonds

    UBS agrees to settle U.S. claims it misrepresented mortgage bonds
    WASHINGTON -- UBS said Monday it agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by U.S. regulators alleging the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the years leading up to the subprime-loan meltdown....
  • These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk

     These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk
    Dale Rech, an avid USC football fan who lives in Florida, decided a few years ago that he wanted to attend USC's game at Notre Dame. Rech dived into the secondary ticket market, choosing StubHub. He was willing to pay a premium. "The seat I ended up...
  • Inside Penny Pritzker's portfolio: How a billionaire invests

    How do the wealthy stay wealthy? The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth,...
  • S&P raises desperate defense against government lawsuit

    Everybody wants to see the perpetrators of the financial crisis punished, but you have to feel a little sorry for Standard & Poor's, the credit rating firm being sued by the federal government for its role in the disaster. S&P clearly has its back to...
  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week. 1 . FLEETWOOD MAC As recently as April 2012, Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood was expressing doubt the band would ever reunite for a tour, and with both Stevie Nicks......
  • U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy

    U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy
    The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation...
  • U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities

    In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation's second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime "liar loans." The civil suits,...
  • Former JPMorgan employees charged in 'London whale' case

    NEW YORK — The bank's infamous "London whale" trades involved complex financial products, but prosecutors alleged that a cover-up by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees involved simple lies. The accusation was part of criminal charges filed...