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  • Investment advice for small investors

    I have been fielding a number of questions lately that go something like this: "I have just retired/I am just starting out and need help with managing my money, but it doesn't seem like most brokers or advisors want to work with smaller clients. What...
  • Herbalife marketing practices said to be target of FBI probe

    Herbalife Ltd,, the company that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has accused of being a pyramid scheme, is being probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter. Federal authorities are looking into the...
  • Investing for the really long haul

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My son has $2,800 in his savings account and my daughter has $1,100 in hers. They are both 9 years old. My dad has done some research on different ways for them to invest their money, what is your opinion? I want...
  • Glendale looks to increase bond payment

    Glendale school officials are looking to increase the current bond tax rate, charging property owners more per year, but saving more than $200 million in interest over the life of the bond. In April 2011, voters approved the $270-million bond with a...
  • Foreign owners invade English Premier League

    Foreign owners invade English Premier League
    Even in today's economy you'd think $1.4 billion would be enough to buy love. Or at the very least, indifference. But that hasn't been the case with the Glazer family, whose debt-driven purchase of English soccer team Manchester United a decade ago...
  • How to evaluate 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Why bother with a "go-anywhere" mutual fund? For many investors the answer may be that there's no need. If you have a well-diversified portfolio and a truly long-term focus, your asset mix may suit you just fine. Older investors who are more fearful...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds
    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Federal investigation targets L.A.-based Herbalife

    Federal investigation targets L.A.-based Herbalife
    The Justice Department and FBI have opened an investigation of Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd., which has been fighting critics who say it's operating an illegal pyramid scheme. Law enforcement sources confirmed the...
  • What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella

    What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella
    Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth...
  • Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor

    Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor
    WASHINGTON – President Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift benefits from top earners to middle- and lower-income Americans, the White House said. In his 2015 budget plan, Obama will...
  • Supreme Court extends whistle-blower protections under anti-fraud law

    Supreme Court extends whistle-blower protections under anti-fraud law
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday expanded protections for whistle blowers covered by an anti-fraud law passed following the collapse of energy giant Enron, ruling outside accountants, auditors and lawyers cannot be fired or punished for exposing...
  • McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs

    McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs
    WASHINGTON —  As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respond, noting they are not the only ones with a generous billionaire in their corner. The debate on the Senate...