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  • Steve Ballmer bails out Donald Sterling

    Steve Ballmer bails out Donald Sterling
    Given the news that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer wants to buy the Clippers for $2 billion ("NBA record $2 billion offered for Clippers," May 29), current owner Donald Sterling really does deserve one of those awards he's advertised in The Times...
  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion
    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • Judge bans investment manager from securities business

    Judge bans investment manager from securities business
    A federal judge has banned a Central Florida investment manager from the securities industry and fined him $660,000 for making false claims and using deceptive advertising about investment returns. Max J. Zavanelli, a longtime brokerage entrepreneur and...
  • Investing: when to sell a fund

    Knowing when to unload a fund is tricky. In fact, choosing a fund to buy is probably an easier process. But just as you should have a checklist for buying, a checklist for selling can help, too. Here are five factors to consider. A key manager leaves. If...
  • Omega's Einhorn says bull market in U.S. equities not over

    By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Steven Einhorn, vice chairman of hedge fund Omega Advisors Inc, said Thursday that the bull market in U.S. equities was not over and predicted the Standard & Poor's 500 Index will rise another 3-5 percent by year-...
  • Money maxims: What dads can tell grads

    "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend." —Polonius giving fatherly advice to his son Laertes in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" It's "dads and grads" season, which, besides being retailers' rhyming...
  • Global hedge fund exit requests rise again in June

    (Reuters) - Investors increased requests to pull money out of hedge funds in June as they adjust positions before the end of the quarter, according to data released on Thursday. The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, a monthly snapshot of...
  • Israel travel program seeks to strengthen Jewish connection

    Israel travel program seeks to strengthen Jewish connection
    On a recent afternoon, Diana Blau, 22, was relaxing on the beach after bathing in the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Blau's mother is Jewish and her father Greek Orthodox. She has never strongly identified with Jewish culture or religion, she said, in...
  • More 401(k) owners seek to diversify their portfolio

    As more employers offer customized portfolio advice, 401(k) owners may be asking, "Am I really all that different?" Paralyzed by arguably too many choices (or not enough good choices), 401(k) owners increasingly say they want more than just a lineup of...
  • Funds focused on international equities nab $3.7 billion in latest week: ICI

    By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in the week ended June 11 poured a net $3.7 billion in new cash into funds that mainly invest in international stocks, marking their biggest inflows since mid-January, data from the Investment Company...
  • Target date funds: not as simple as advertised

    The concept of target date funds (TDFs) seemed like a swell idea when they were introduced in the 1990's. Beleaguered retirement plan participants no longer needed to put themselves through the head-scratching process of selecting the "correct" allocation...
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