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Hedge funders think they’re really smart, but most of the time they’re just really wrong

There’s nothing more dangerous than knowing a little economics. Just ask hedge funders.<p>The past four years have been a great time for investors, but not for hedge funds. While the S&P 500 has rallied more than 140 percent from its March 2009 lows, the supposedly smart money hasn’t made nearly as …

Hedge Funds

Deep-Clean Your Mattress for a Better Night's Sleep

Photo: Crestock<p>Spring-cleaning wouldn't be complete without giving your mattress some serious attention. Along with refreshing your bed, this easy …

Google Glass: Where the ladies at?

<i>(EDITOR'S NOTE: In this guest opinion piece, social-media 30-something Sarah Buhr wonders where are the women wearing Google Glass.)</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Did Google mean to only give Google Glass to a bunch of dorky white dudes? A beautiful black woman sports them in the ads yet the female gender seems …

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FORTUNE — At least one notable investor thinks we may be in bubble trouble again.<p>Sam Zell on Thursday at the SALT hedge fund conference in Las Vegas said stocks are due for a fall. The legendary real estate investor thinks the market is out of touch with what is really going on in the …

Five Ways To Save Your 401(k)--And Your Retirement

Are you going to run out of money in retirement? Given the current low interest rate environment, it’s a real risk. About a quarter of baby boomers and Gen Xers who would have had adequate retirement income under historical average returns run short of money in retirement if today’s low rates are …

Pole-land

OF ALL the transitions brought about on the Earth’s surface by temperature change, the melting of ice into water is the starkest. It is binary. And …

Climate Change

GOP Rebranding Pushes Female-Friendly Issues, Candidates

Endeavoring to rebrand their party, GOP elders do not want voters conjuring up names like Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin when they hear the words …

‘F**king Religious Idiots’: The CraigsList Ad (and Promotion) That Just Has to Be Seen to Be Believed

A curious CraigsList post advertising a yard sale in Greer, South Carolina, is gaining some attention. Entitled “Help Get Godless Liberals Out of SC,” the text, posted on May 9, proclaims that two individuals are attempting to move to California — and they’re using the sale as an opportunity to …

Benghazi Whistleblower Attorney: I Have More People Who Want to Testify

Bloodstains at the main gate believed to be from one of the American staff members of the U.S. Consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. (AP)<p>The attorney for one of the Benghazi …