They say never short a dull market. Joshua Brown never obsesses over one either. His team's not forcing any trades or making moves just for the sake of making moves. They're spending time on administrative stuff, client work and lots of research.
Home sales data recently released by the National Association of Realtors showed that its index of sales agreements rose in May, up 13.3 percent from 2011. The trend matches the fastest pace for the index in two years.
With the labor force soon starting to shrink dramatically because of the lagged effect of the collapse of birth rates in the early 1990s, Stefan Karlsson believes that most, if not all, Eastern European countries will grow old before they grow rich.
Retirement plans can be compromised when senior citizens become the victims of elder financial abuse, which can cost them an estimated $2.9 billion per year. Here's how to prevent elder financial abuse, protecting retirement plans and other investments.
Suddenly, the tough budget reform proposed by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles is getting a second look. Oh, politicians don’t love the real plan, but they are positively enamored of their own self-edited, stripped-down versions.
The public library is one of the best “free” resources in many communities, and a personal favorite of our personal finance expert. From yes, the books, to films to Internet portals and teen resources, libraries have something for everyone.
Germany's Angela Merkel made her most forceful comments yet on the possibility of providing shared eurobonds and an FDIC-like guarantee for bank deposits. The Reformed Broker composes a poem in honor of the occasion.
Many Eastern Europeans couldn't afford children following the collapse of communism, and birth rates plummeted in the early 1990s. As a result, over the next decade, the total drop in the region's youth labor market may reach 40 percent.
Orbitz is experimenting with different criteria as it creates lodging and travel recommendations. The site sometimes looks at operating systems to decide what hotel options to show you. Mac users may be shown pricier options first.
So who's right? The French seem preoccupied with the mistresses of their new chief, and the details of their last meal. Meanwhile back in America, President Barack Obama is happily married, but taking flak for his economic and foreign policies.
SB 1070, the strict Arizona immigration law ruled on yesterday by the Supreme Court, is seen by many as essential to keep illegal immigrants out of the US and preserving the American way of life. Yet many of those same politicians who support SB 1070 and measures like it in the name of protecting our borders are also intent on destroying our system of government.
Free community newspapers are perhaps the most useful resource available for finding interesting inexpensive and free things to do in your local community and in the communities around where you live.