Finance :: Retirement
How will Tuesday's midterm elections affect you? No matter which party wins, the most immediate impact may be on your investment portfolio. Once the polls close, stocks have historically gone on to sizzle in the months following a midterm election.
Michael Lewis, author of "Liar's Poker" and "Moneyball," says it's shocking how investors understand so little about how the stock market works.
On Oct. 29, virtually all economists expect the Federal Reserve to announce the end of its program that bought bonds every month in order to boost the job market. The purchases are widely credited for fueling price increases of all kinds of investments.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.
Many of us hold on to an idyllic vision of our golden years, imagining we'll be in good health and living self-sufficiently in our own home.
A stumble by Apple set off a rout in the stock market yesterday, its worst day in nearly two months. All 30 big companies in the Dow Jones industrial average and the 10 industries in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lost ground.
Between the Dutch tulip bubble and the U.S. housing bubble, there have been many other bubbles that have grown and burst. It seems that no matter how many calamities investors experience, they run from bubble to bubble like hipsters to trends.
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.
William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It's a looming threat, but there's little he can do. He has saved little in a 401(k) over the past decade, spending most of his working life self-employed.
The recession may have slowed somewhat, but millions of Americans find themselves in hock to creditors. Many Americans who suffered economic hardships, including unemployment, are finding it hard to chip away at their debt. Anthony Mason reports.