Archive of: Money Talks

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April Issue 1 2014

Emerging-market bonds on sale but not on clearance

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the worries about how the Federal Reserve’s cutback in bond purchases would hurt the market, the biggest pain is being felt far away. It’s in Indonesia, India and other developing economies.

March Issue 1 2014

Abandoned last year, bond funds back on top as equities take a tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Bond funds have made money so far this year as many stock markets around the world have faltered.

February Issue 1 2014

Despite market unrest, Fed likely to pare stimulus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as Ben Bernanke prepares to turn the chairmanship of the Federal Reserve over to Janet Yellen, global markets are on edge over the prospect that she’ll extend a policy he began: a steady pullback in the Fed’s extraordinary economic stimulus.

January Issue 1 2014

Bernanke’s new formula for pleasing investors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final performance, Ben Bernanke rewrote the script.

December Issue 1 2013

Don’t bet your shirt on a great 2014 for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t bet your shirt on a repeat performance.

November Issue 1 2013

Fund investors may face a bigger tax bill for 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Ah, late October, when the holiday season is on the horizon. Hot cider. Dropping temperatures. And taxes?

October Issue 1 2013

Investors shouldn’t fear gov’t shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) — The government shuts down. The economy unravels. Stocks plunge.