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How Investors Can Increase Returns Without Undue Risk
After becoming accustomed to strong stock market returns from mid-2009 through 2014, many investors are looking for ways to find robust returns again. After a slightly down year in 2015, the broad market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, is up more than 4 percent since Jan. 1, while a lucky few
The Olympics' first winners: Rio's 1 percent
If you drive a few minutes south of Copacabana, the beach that's currently teeming with American athletes and tourists, you'll stumble onto the richest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. Leblon, named after a French plantation owner, is a quiet, stylish enclave of young investment bankers and affluent
Mandela's African National Congress Party Suffers Worst Setback Since Apartheid Ended
South Africa’s ruling party is suffering its worst electoral setback since it ended apartheid under Nelson Mandela more than two decades ago. Voters are expressing discontent over the country's unemployment rate and recent corruption scandals. As of Friday afternoon, with more than 99 percent of
Huge Drop on Wall Street
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis and Wall Street Journal's Gerard Baker analyze the state of the U.S. economy.
Blaine Lourd on His New Memoir, 'Born on the Bayou'
The Wealth Management CEO explains how his new memoir reveals how he went from the bayou to the boardroom.
Caterpillar Drop Hits Dow Jones Industrials
Dan that's when he York and as a financial markets are in the last thirty minutes that ratings were date Tuesday January 27. It's a story stock. Caterpillar the world's largest mining and construction. He crunch on Wall Street. Investors pleased with Caterpillar's earnings report. Specifically its
Crude Oil Sinks to New Lows
Okay. It's Tuesday January 13 the markets in New York are open and our big number this morning. Is 45 dollars another low point for oil. WTI crude oil dipped below 45 dollars a barrel for the first time since 2009. Oil fell 5% yesterday and already down in early trading. And the oil trade has
Starbucks Going Highbrow
Went under then Dan Butler in new York and as a financial markets are entering the final hour of trading for Friday December fit. This is story stock shocked. The world's biggest coffee shop operators now. Raises eyebrows even higher. Open its Starbucks reserve rose three and tasting room today in
3 Million Refugees Have Fled Syria, UN Agency Says
More than 3 million people have sought refuge from the fighting in Syria, the United Nations’ refugee agency announced today. That means the Syrian crisis, which has persisted since a civilian uprising began in 2011, is the biggest refugee operation in the UNHCR’s 64-year history,...
Food Fight: Pilgrim's Pride's New Bid for Hillshire Farms
The chicken producer tops Tyson Foods' bid of $50 a share to buy out the company famous for its sausages.