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How Wall Street's Out-of-Control Greed Stampede Helps the Good Guys

In late 2014, I was relayed a funny quote by a biotechnology CEO. He was discussing his company’s prospects with a portfolio manager considering buying the stock. When the CEO mentioned an upcoming transformative clinical milestone due in August of 2015, the prospective investor became …

Wall Street

Fed likely to calm markets before raising rates

With the Federal Reserve on Wednesday expected to guide expectations for a rise in interest rates, economists say the central bank will balance the move with assurances aimed at preventing a market sell-off.<p>In a statement following a two-day meeting that begins today, the Fed is likely to drop a …

Economics

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Stocks down sharply on rate-increase worry

The seventh year of the U.S. bull market is off to a rocky start.<p>Stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, wiping out this year’s gains for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. Investors are nervous about the likelihood of the first increase in interest rates in nine years …

Stock Markets

No Wonder They Call Hedge Funds 'Smart Money'!

One of the most amusing phrases on Wall Street is "smart money."<p>This phrase is used to describe the handful of professional investors whose abilities and foresight are thought to be so acute that they spot the big moneymaking opportunities before the average Joe Pro.<p>The smartest of the "smart …