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Meet the Extraordinary Mother Who Helped Break Down Barriers for Children With Autism
Mary Triplett refused to let her son be institutionalized, insisting that he was afforded the same rights as other children to attend school.
Startups Partying Like It's 1999
Investors plowed $59 billion into U.S. startups last year, the most since the dot-com era.
Top College 529 Savings Plans Rated
Morningstar's annual ratings of 529 college savings plan show improvements in investment choices, but fees and other downsides still make it tougher for families trying to save for a child's education. Investment ratings firm Morningstar rated 64 of the country's largest 529 college savings plans,
Comcast Bets Big on TV, Movies
Morning Business Memo… Comcast is buying the rest of NBCUniversal from General Electric, and it’s doing it much sooner than expected. The price of GE’s remaining 49 percent stake in the entertainment giant is $16.7 billion. The takeover consolidates Comcast as a cable distributor and...
Morningstar Lists Best 529 College-Savings Plans
Investment ratings firm Morningstar released its annual ranking of 529 college savings plan on Monday, noting industry-wide improvements in plan fees and performance. Almost every state offers a 529 savings plan, named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, describing how those who
If You Think Risky Strategies Are Just For the JPMorgans, Think Again
Now that JPMorgan Chase has racked up losses of $2 billion and counting from risky derivatives trading, many individuals may be relieved that they have avoided this type of investment like a bad cold. After all, most individual investors don't have the money or the stomach for such complex,
CEO Pay Now 380 Times Average Worker's, Says AFL-CIO
Just when you thought executive compensation couldn't get much higher, the average CEO pay increased 14 percent to $12.9 million in 2011, 380 times that of the average worker, according to the AFL-CIO's annual Executive Paywatch report released on Thursday. The report, called CEO Pay and the 99% ,
Dodge & Cox Tops List of Best Mutual Funds
Morningstar is out with its latest ranking of the best and worst mutual fund families, with Dodge & Cox and T. Rowe Price ranking best and second-best, respectively, and Hartford, BlackRock and Alliance Bernstein hugging the bottom. Asked if anything in this year's rankings surprised him, Russel
What downgrade? Stocks regain losses
Investors just hit the undo button: Stocks Monday completely erased the horrifying loss in the stock market following the downgrade of U.S. debt by Standard & Poor's. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 214 points to 11,483, putting it well above its level just before S&P floored the markets by
How bad will economic news get in U.S. and worldwide?
Investors, brace yourselves for more potential chaos. After a week of massive declines across global financial markets, the stage was set for more selling pressure in Europe and on Wall Street as stock exchanges in Asia opened earlier this morning with bouts of panic selling. Japan's Nikkei 225