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  • T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter

    T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter
    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the first three months of the year, compared with a year earlier, and customers added money to portfolios rather than taking cash out — reversing an...
  • What you need to know about hedge funds

    Do hedge funds belong in your portfolio? I have long preached that investors buy no-load, low-cost index funds. So why write about hedge funds? For one thing, "hedge fund" is one of those terms one comes across constantly in the media. If you've never...
  • Netflix still navigating troubled waters after price-hike two-step

    About Netflix Inc. Ticker: NFLX Exchange: Nasdaq What does the company do? Subscription-based Internet service and DVD rental for TV shows and movies 2010 Financial report: Net revenues: $2.16 billion Net income: $161 million Q. I am worried...
  • With bond market in turmoil, nontraditional investments deserve closer look

    After Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated that the Federal Reserve would likely slow down its purchase of government bonds, the stock, bond and commodities markets saw steep price declines. Unfortunately, the volatility is unlikely to stop. Investors have...
  • South American banking giant solid despite recent losses

    About Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Ticker: BSBR Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Full-service bank in Brazil 2010 Financial report: Net sales: $29.7 billion Net income: $4.4 billion Q. Is this a good time to buy a bank stock such as...
  • As stock market breaks records, Legg Mason Inc.'s shares hit yearly high

    As stock market breaks records, Legg Mason Inc.'s shares hit yearly high
    Legg Mason Inc.'s stock, which has struggled to recover from the financial crisis, hit a new 52-week high last week. It could be a harbinger of a turnaround at the Baltimore-based money manager. Or Legg shares simply may be riding the recent record-...
  • Investing: Why you still need tips

    Treasury inflation-protected securities are the go-to income investments if you want to protect principal from the ravages of inflation. But there's a problem: TIPS can lose money and can do so surprisingly quickly. The downside of TIPS came to light...
  • Target-date funds: Look under the hood

    If you have an employer-based 401(k) retirement plan, you almost certainly have the option of a target-date fund. They are expected soon to account for over half of all assets in employer-sponsored plans. Target date funds are justifiably popular because...
  • Index vs. managed funds

    "What does your fund manager do?" screamed the headline of the April 8 edition of Barron's. All I could think was, "What, indeed!" The article says some superstar fund managers "fly around the world, they crunch reams of data, they dissect industries" --...
  • Preferred stock: Does it belong in your portfolio?

    Readers continue to ask how they can invest without a great deal of risk and still obtain reasonable income. I have often pointed out that investors who need income cannot expect high income from investing in Treasury bills, money-market instruments...
  • From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager

    From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager
    A decade ago, Taymour Tamaddon was an MBA. student with a background in physics trying to convince Baltimore-based money manager T. Rowe Price to hire him as an intern. Not only did Price give him the internship and hire him later as a health care...