Archives for January 2012

4 Worst Investments to Own Now

By JONNELLE MARTE When stock markets began to whipsaw this summer, Tony Zabiegala decided to take some money out of stocks. The Cleveland-based adviser reduced most of his clients’ equity exposure, getting down to just 10% for the most risk-averse. But while it seemed like the right move through the ups and downs of August […]

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Bankers Are Getting Off Easy With Occupy Wall Street

By JASON ZWEIG This Thanksgiving weekend, Wall Street should say a prayer of gratitude for Occupy Wall Street. While some bankers and brokers have sympathized with or supported this ragtag protest movement, others grouse that they are being demonized. Also See AAA-Rated Companies With 3% Dividends Funky Mutual Fund Grooming Bottom-Fishing: Netflix Vs. H-P But […]

$100 Billion for Facebook? Buy This Instead

Large numbers are difficult to conceptualize. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Facebook is targeting a spring initial public offering that would value the company at $100 billion. Is that a lot or a little for a website with more than a half billion daily users? More From Jack Hough Why Investors Should Sell […]

For Bond Safe Haven, Investors Look North

By JANNELLE MARTE They give us ice wine and Tim Horton’s doughnuts. Now our neighbors to the north are providing something many Americans consider harder to find: a steady, conservative investment. Also See Why Investors Should Sell Their Losers Now Better ‘Dow Dogs’ Pay 4% How to Hedge Investment Grade Bonds Tired of the turbulence […]