Archive for March, 2012

Big lottery win could easily be followed by big loss

Big lottery win could easily be followed by big lossNews from USA TODAY: Sure, the odds of winning tonight’s $ 640 million Mega Millions lottery are daunting. But the likelihood of the winner keeping his or her cash are pretty disconcerting as well. By Mike Groll, AP Mega Millions lottery winners pose with $ 319 […]

Bank of America Share Outlook, Investment Strategy

Bank of America Share Outlook, Investment StrategyNews from Washington Post: SuperFan Badge SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams. More about badges | Request a badge Culture Connoisseur Badge Culture Connoisseurs consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on the arts, lifestyle and entertainment. More about badges | Request a […]

Big lottery win could easily be followed by big loss

Big lottery win could easily be followed by big lossNews from USA TODAY: Sure, the odds of winning tonight’s $ 640 million Mega Millions lottery are daunting. But the likelihood of the winner keeping his or her cash are pretty disconcerting as well. “The perception is once you win the lottery, you are set — […]

10 tips for saving on life insurance

10 tips for saving on life insuranceNews from Fox Business: If you have people who depend on you, chances are life insurance is a good idea. While the thought of planning for your death can seem unpleasant, the truth is once you purchase life insurance, you’ll probably sleep easier knowing things will be covered if […]

Brian Rich on Growth Equity Investing Strategy

Brian Rich on Growth Equity Investing StrategyNews from Washington Post: SuperFan Badge SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams. More about badges | Request a badge Culture Connoisseur Badge Culture Connoisseurs consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on the arts, lifestyle and entertainment. More about badges | Request a […]

Tax Tips: How to Make the Most of a Bad Investment

Tax Tips: How to Make the Most of a Bad InvestmentNews from DailyFinance: It happens to even the best investors: Sometimes, what seems like a smart investment turns out to be a big loser. But even if you suffer a complete loss, you can still salvage something from your experience when you file your tax […]

Invest in Commodities, Dividend Payers : Pimco’s Gross

Invest in Commodities, Dividend Payers : Pimco’s GrossNews from CNBC.com: Investors have to be careful “because they’re being offered little in terms of interest rates. The danger now is of prices moving down, which would leave an investor with nothing,” Pimco founder Bill Gross told CNBC Tuesday. Gross, who runs the $ 252 billion Pimco […]

Risk parity investment strategies present opportunities for insurers

Risk parity investment strategies present opportunities for insurersNews from Risk.net: The risk parity approach to investment is growing in popularity, particularly in the US. Charlotte Moore examines how insurers might use the concept in their asset allocation strategies The introduction of Solvency II in 2014 will have an impact on many aspects of the insurance […]

Exclusive: Singapore’s Temasek: evolution not revolution – Reuters

Exclusive: Singapore’s Temasek: evolution not revolution – ReutersNews from Exclusive: Singapore’s Temasek: evolution not revolution – Reuters: 1 of 6. Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, Temasek’s head of portfolio management, speaks during an interview with Reuters at Temasek Holdings’ office in Singapore March 23, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Pab…………… continues on Exclusive: Singapore’s Temasek: evolution not revolution – Reuters […]

Ex-adviser illegally shared tips

Ex-adviser illegally shared tipsNews from InvestmentNews: Scott Allen, a former Mercer LLC investment adviser, pleaded guilty to charges that he supplied nonpublic information to a friend in a $ 2.6 million insider trading scheme involving drug company acquisitions. Advertisement Related to this story Mr. Allen, 45, of Atlanta, admitted in federal court in Manhattan last […]

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