Gearing Up for a Career Change
A midlife switch can be rewarding, but there are financial risks. Here's how to ease the transition.
New IRS Regs Would Limit Fee Deductions
Proposed IRS regulations that affect trusts and estates would carry with them a host of ills — including more trust fees for beneficiaries, additional work for financial advisers and increased client exposure to the alternative minimum tax — advisers and industry experts say.
US Stocks—Indexes Rise On Muted Core CPI, Intel Gains
U.S. stocks rose on Friday after government data showed consumer prices, excluding food and energy, grew less than expected in May, reassuring investors about the economy's health.
There is no mistaking how Double Hull Tankers (DHT: 15.13, 0.00, 0.0%) makes its money, given the company's straightforward name. It has seven huge ships that sail the world's oceans, their holds filled with thousands of barrels of crude oil. Each of the vessels is locked into long-term contracts with various energy companies.
Four at Four: An Ugly Day
Stocks endured a terrible session today on worries about rising labor costs and interest rates, reigniting concerns about inflation, which had finally dissipated in the past few weeks after a spate of better-than-expected economic reports.
A Crash Course On Fast Money
Like "The Parent Trap," "Fully Loaded" is not just the subtitle of a Lindsay Lohan film. It's an apt description of the troubled starlet's big fat bank account and the sloshed condition that got her busted for DUI after driving her Mercedes into a Beverly Hills palm tree.
Planning Now, For Later
When her first husband entered a nursing home 19 years ago, the costs nearly crippled Claire Angel Harmon.
Mortgage Ignorance Rampant
As concerns about subprime mortgages plague the nation's leaders and lenders, America's homeowners are confused and worried about their own mortgages, according to a poll commissioned by Bankrate.com.
The 6 New Rules of Rich
Want to save more? Invest smarter? Spend less? Retire early? Sure, we can help with that.
Market Recovers a Bit, Exchanges See Slight Gains, Operations at NYSE Back on Track
Propped up by some soothing words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, stocks took a tiny step forward yesterday. But the market's future direction remains a mystery, experts said.