Archives: December 2006

Where to Invest in 2007: The Cash Machine Version

Posted by: Lauren Young on December 28

As part of the Where to Invest in 2007 cover story, I asked a team of financial advisers to review the portfolios of real-life investors and make investment suggestions for...

Contrafund's Confounding Price Drop

Posted by: Adrienne Carter on December 28

There's been a bit of chatter of late about Contrafund's recent price drop. In late December, the price (also known as the net asset value) of the fund, which has...

Will Trade for Cash

Posted by: Adrienne Carter on December 21

I'm a buy and hold investor. Although I annually rebalance my 401(k) accounts and tweak my investment choices, I rarely make a move in my taxable account. In fact,...

A little more IPO outlook for 2007

Posted by: Aaron Pressman on December 15

Oh, the cutting we do to make things fit in a mashed up, dead tree pulp pub. Plenty of nuggets got cut from my 2007 IPO outlook story so I...

Popping the Pfizer Pill

Posted by: Adrienne Carter on December 14

I admit it. I like a good bargain, whether it's a new pair of shoes or a blue chip stock. That's why I find Pfizer so appealing these days....

The best of intentions can't save fee-based brokerage accounts

Posted by: Aaron Pressman on December 12

Eliot Spitzer has a new racket he's chasing down on Wall Street, charging that UBS put some customers in unsuitable fee-based brokerage accounts. He's late to the party as the...

Emerging Markets Podcast

Posted by: Roben Farzad on December 11

"Buy, Comrades!" Emerging markets are up an average of 26% in dollar terms this year thanks to crazy-high gains from the Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) neck of the woods and secondary /...

Insider Selling Ratio Near a 20-Year High

Posted by: Roben Farzad on December 06

*** "Sell, I told you. Sell it all!" 1987 was a fine year: Ronald Reagan urged Mickey G to tear down a wall, Def Leppard released Hysteria and baby Jessica...

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Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ben Steverman focuses on the latest moves in financial markets and emerging trends in stocks, bonds, and funds, always with an eye toward giving readers a better understanding of the sometimes confusing and often chaotic world of money. Standard & Poor’s senior index analyst Howard Silverblatt will also provide his take on companies’ finances and the markets. Voted one of the “Top 100 Finance Blogs” in 2007.

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