Thursday, July 19, 2018

Pensions ask retirees to pay back tens of thousands

Carole Grant, 75, has been told she owes almost $61,000 for nearly 20 years of pension overpayments. Some pension plans have overpaid retirees for years --...

Harvard endowment warns market is 'frothy'

Harvard University is concerned about "frothy" markets. So it's looking to hire short sellers -- investors who bet that a stock will fall. The...

The 5 hottest ETFs in the world

Biotech companies are restoring sight to the blind, curing hepatitis C and...

Investors flee China funds in historic rush

Investors pulled out roughly $7 billion from Chinese funds over the past week. Chinese funds just experienced the biggest exodus of money ever. Investors abruptly...

Many middle-class Americans plan to work until they die

Many middle-class workers plan to work throughout their old age, according to a recent Wells Fargo survey. A growing percentage of middle-class Americans say they...

Investors dump stocks at record pace

The word of the week for investors was "sell." Mom and pop investors are dumping their...

Weddings? Babies? Now college kids are registering for gifts too

Gift registries aren't just for weddings and baby showers anymore. Move over brides and expectant moms: Now college-bound kids want to be showered with gifts...

BRIC investing is officially dead at Goldman Sachs

The acronym "BRIC" refers to Brazil, Russia, India and China. It was later expanded to "BRICS" to include South Africa. BRIC investing has officially fallen out...
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A new breed of German startups

At a rooftop bar in Berlin on May 29th, the glitterati of Germany’s startup scene toasted a new arrival. Silicon Valley Bank, a...