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  • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer

    Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession. But year after year,...
  • Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates

    Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates
    It's a good bet that millions of Americans would be thrilled to earn just 5% again at the corner bank. Good luck with that. If interest rates are stuck near current low levels for years to come, as many Wall Street pros predict, investors and savers...
  • Without a net: Oppenheimer has $4 billion in uninsured Puerto Rico debt

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of hedge funds supporting debt restructuring efforts in Puerto Rico has gained 14 new members, bringing the group's total assets under management to $240 billion, a spokesman for the group said on Friday. The group of 18...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Sotheby's and EBay to launch online art auctions

    Why not buy that Rembrandt online? E-commerce firm EBay Inc. and Sotheby’s auction house are betting you will.  The companies announced a partnership Monday creating online access to live auctions at Sotheby’s New York headquarters. ...
  • Good news, bad news in foreclosure activity

    In the For Crying Out Loud Department, we have yet another reason the housing market is straining to reach normalcy: there aren't enough foreclosures. Not that Rick Sharga wishes mortgage default on anyone — and he acknowledges that the nation...
  • Letter: Objections to an opinion on a court

    Re: “Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby,” (Start the Presses, July 5). I am personally incensed by the vitriol expressed by those objecting to Hobby Lobby and the recent court decision, particularly the exaggerated commentary by Dan Evans. In...
  • Is your 401(k) plan is ripping you off?

    For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
  • Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud

    Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud
    Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed. Frank Preve,...
  • Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%

    Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%
    Starboard Value, a hedge fund with a hostile plan to replace Darden Restaurant’s board and management, has been buying more Darden stock. Starboard’s ownership surge  – now 7.1 percent, up from 6.2 in May – comes as the hedge...
  • Help for stashing your cash

    Help for stashing your cash
    Searching for a place to stash cash is frustrating. You could put the money in a savings account and earn virtually nothing. You could put it in a money market fund and suffer the same fate. You could select a short-term bond fund, but you will get...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...