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Lawsuit: Fmr. Football Players Claim NFL Illegally Drugged Them

A group of retired football players claims the NFL turned them into drug addicts. They say officials doped them just to make money, and now they’re …

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Where to find diamonds in a patch of rough mutual funds

LONG BEACH, Calif. (MarketWatch) — World allocation mutual funds — so-called go-anywhere funds — have soared in popularity in the last 15 years, with …

The least greedy guy in mutual funds

If you are one of those consumers who believes everyone working in the mutual fund business is greedy, self-interested and out to rip you off, you …

This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets.<p>But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave.<p>This is when it should pay for a money manager to have …

Investing

How to evaluate 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

Why bother with a "go-anywhere" mutual fund?<p>For many investors the answer may be that there's no need. If you have a well-diversified portfolio and a truly long-term focus, your asset mix may suit you just fine.<p>Older investors who are more fearful of severe losses, however, may have a different …

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Don’t miss these top money and investing features:<p>Silver lining for small-cap stocks<br>• Hot ‘dividend dogs’ take world stocks by the tail<br>• Why making money …

Cash Outflow From ETFs Dents High Yield Bond Fund Inflow

Retail-cash flows for high-yield funds reversed direction for a fifth consecutive week, with a net $368 million inflow in the week ended May 7, according to Lipper. The inflow cut away at the prior week’s $631 million outflow and the flip-flop readings over five weeks net out to positive $404 …

Expense Ratio: The Mutual Fund Stat You Can't Afford to Ignore

Retail Cash Inflow Squarely Positive To High Yield Bond Mutual Funds, ETFs

Retail-cash flows for high-yield funds were squarely positive this week, with $337 million plowed into mutual funds and $135 million infused to exchange-traded funds, for a net inflow of $472 million in the week ended May 14, according to Lipper. That ETF inflow works out to roughly 29% of the …

Mutual-fund fees decline as stocks rise and investors get smarter

Mutual-fund fees are declining as the stock market rises and investors become savvier about expenses, according to a new study.<p>The sharp rise in share prices last year triggered discounts in which fees in many funds dropped as the assets in those portfolios rose, according to the analysis by fund …

Grandparents race to the rescue of college funds | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In an era of stagnant wages and rising prices, Americans are expected not only to pay the daily bills and save millions for retirement, but also put away enough for college for their kids.<p>Graduating students enter the Paladin stadium during the commencement ceremony at Furman …

Stocks still the best game in town, says BlackRock\’s Koesterich

Your kids decide when you buy a home

You may think you’re the one calling the shots about where and when you move next. You’re wrong.<p>As it turns out, it’s likely your kids are the ones …

The most hated cable company in America is…

Mediocre quality, infuriating customer service, high prices: If you’re like most Americans, you hate your cable and Internet company (some more so …

For the best retirement, build a ‘social portfolio’

Many investors recognize the importance of a diversified portfolio. And with good reason—a balanced investment mix can help ensure you don’t outlive …

Should you sell short a dull stock market this summer?

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — “Don’t sell a dull market short.”<p>You’ll be hearing that Wall Street adage a lot in coming weeks, but should you …

‘Smellin’ Yellen, volume drought and Apple cheerleader Bill Miller - Need to Know - MarketWatch

Shutterstock<p>This is not the kind of market built to please traders. It’s slow, plodding, range-bound and more frustrating than the friend …

Lonely people share too much on Facebook

Posting constant status updates on Facebook FB, -1.47% may be annoying for others, but a new study finds that oversharing on the world’s most popular …

LG G3 dimensions leaked again, could be larger with this case on

We’re not sure whether the upcoming LG G3 is the most leaked phone of the year, but it’s definitely in the top three. We have seen and heard a lot …

Dropbox buys Bubbli to integrate app's 3D photo technology

Dropbox’s desire for photo apps and services has swallowed another company. TechCrunch reports that the cloud-storage service has purchased photo-startup Bubbli for its 3D-photo stitching technology.<p>According to an email sent by the company’s co-founders, Bubbli’s stitching technology will be …

Netflix May Only Give You 3 Or 4 Recommendations In The Future

Your days of aimlessly browsing the Netflix homepage may be coming to a close.<p>Netflix's Chief Product Officer, Neil Hunt, said Monday that the company plans to completely rework the way you find movies and TV shows to watch. Most specifically, he said Netflix is looking into drastically cutting …

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

List-Worthy

Verizon’s voice-over-LTE service will include Facetime-like video calling at launch

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: bloomua<p>AT&T(s t) may have beat Verizon(s vz) off the starting line when it took its new voice-over-LTE service live …

My favourite waste of time: why Candy Crush and Angry Birds are so compulsive

There is one question a lot of people ask while playing Candy Crush Saga: why am I playing Candy Crush Saga?<p>This saccharine-splattered casual gaming treat, which hit 500m downloads last November, is both utterly compulsive and totally inexplicable to a huge number of its users.<p>The same goes for …

Toshiba said to supply core silicon for Google 'Project Ara' smartphone

Toshiba will power Project Ara, so says Japan's largest business daily.<p>The Japanese electronics company will supply three types of processors that will control, among other things, the flow of data and electrical signals between the modules and the phone, the Nikkei report said.<p>The electronics …

Mobile Technology

Oppo Find 7a camera shootout

The Oppo Find 7 is, for all intents and purposes, one of the most technologically advanced smartphones ever made. It features ultra fast charging which enables it to reach 75% battery life in 30 mins. It’s Find 7 counterpart features a 2560×1440 5.5 inch display. It also packs a 13 megapixel IMX214 …