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What's Next for Bond Funds After the Fed's Decision?

By Stan Choe | Sep 21
Relief washed over the bond market this week after the Federal Reserve decided to hold off on hiking interest rates. But many investors were left to wonder: Was it just a temporary reprieve?

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

Markets Look for Recovery after Monday Meltdown

Aug 25
Shanghai's volatility on Monday prompted the plunge for American investors.

4 Questions to Consider Before Investing with a Robot Adviser

By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Some of Wall Street's newest investment advisers don't have a degree in business or a corner office in Manhattan. They're also not human.

Social Security at 80: Modest Changes Could Save Program

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 13
As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government's largest benefit program stands at a pivotal point in its history.

Fearful of Being Left Out to Dry, Bond Funds Hold More Cash

By Stan Choe | Aug 5
Imagine the bond market as a crowded swimming pool, except it's one where the water level drops whenever someone tries to leave. By the time you attempt to get out, you're stuck at the bottom, unable to exit because the ladder is 10 feet above your head.

Social Security Disability Fund to Run Dry Next Year

By Stephen Ohlemacher, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 23
The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year, the government said, handing lawmakers a fiscal and political crisis in the middle of a presidential campaign.

Taking Stock of China's Crash: How US Investors are Affected

By Stan Choe | Jul 20
It's tempting to think of China's stock market crash this summer as just a faraway problem. It's not. If you have a 401(k) or IRA, odds are good that you have at least a sliver of your savings in Chinese companies.

A Dramatic Trading Shutdown with Little Impact on 401(k)s

By Bernard Condon | Jul 10
You can read all about it on social media and newspapers, but you won't find a trace of it where it really matters: Your next 401(k) statement.

US Stocks End Lower After Greek 'No' Vote; Europe Sinks

By Bernard Condon | Jul 6
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after Greeks rejected the terms of the country's latest bailout. European markets had bigger losses Monday, but not as bad as many were expecting.

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