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7 of the Best Ways to Invest 5,000 Dollars

You've been prudent with your finances up until now, and it has allowed you to save up little extra money -- let's say $5,000.<p>If you're on track with …

Investing

A Top-Notch Tool for Market Timing

The debate over whether it is possible to time the stock market has been going on for years and will likely continue into the foreseeable future. One of the difficulties in assessing the merits of market timing is that some of the analysis that goes into the determination is subjective rather than …

Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. is sold for $130 million

A huge, run-down former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles has been acquired for about $130 million by New York investors who intend to bring the old May Co. flagship back to prominence as a shopping and office complex.<p>Many old buildings have been renovated during downtown's …

The 7 Best ETFs for Dividends

These exchange-traded funds have delivered solid returns by owning stocks that share the wealth<p>Just how important are stock dividends? Over the long …

Mortgage rates hit 2014 low

Mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest level in over a year.<p>The average rate for a 30-year loan now stands at 4.1%, according to Freddie Mac. That matched its lowest level since June 2013, when it stood at 3.93%. The average 15-year fixed was 3.23%.<p>The government's stimulus program has helped …

The Minnesota State Fair Menu Is Out Of Control

Step right up to the artery-clogging goodness of state fair food, where anything and everything finds its way onto a stick and gets baptized in vat of hot grease–AMEN!<p>In past years, we’ve seen creations that fly in the face of nutritionists and cardiologists alike: fried bubble gum courtesy of …

This Simple Spreadsheet Will Keep You Strategically Productive

Even when a crisis or emergency strikes, this simple tool will work magic for your productivity<p>By nature of being a startup CEO, I am usually a bit short-staffed, under pressure to make every second count, and performing many different roles during the day.<p>I love productivity systems and apps and …

Bond Markets: Fasten Your Seatbelts, Possible Turbulence Ahead

It is a bit of a strange juxtaposition that, despite the many recent alarming occurrences of geopolitical tensions around the world including Russian troops amassing on Ukraine’s border, seemingly perpetual fighting in Gaza, and a besieged Iraqi government on the verge of collapse, bond markets …

JPMorgan, BofA to raise junior banker pay by 20 percent: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp are planning to hike salaries of junior employees by at least 20 percent, people familiar with the proceedings said.<p>A Goldman Sachs sign is seen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in the …