Mad money and the fallacy of emotional investing
Cognitive biases and the misguided belief in market timing could precipitate another financial crisis. Don't let your clients get caught up in the euphoria.
The reality of the middle class squeeze
The writer questions the idea that 'more Americans have easier lives today than in years past.'
Columnists debate: Is Dodd-Frank worth saving?
The Dodd-Frank Act was designed to prevent another financial crisis. Critics say it overburdened banks with rules.
Innovation falls, retirees pay the price
Are we simply recovering from a financial crisis or suffering a more serious trend of a system overburdened by an aging population?
Are Americans finally getting smarter about money?
Among other things, Americans may have also gotten the message about how dangerous debt can be.
Super rich were first to bail when Lehman collapse ripped stocks
When the going gets rough, the 1 percent start selling.
Cruz Seeks Economic Wisdom in the Wrong Place
Ted Cruz has hired former Texas Senator Phil Gramm as a senior economic advisor. This isn't a promising development, Barry Ritholtz writes.
No, Subprime Auto Loans Are Not Like Subprime Mortgages
It can take three years for a foreclosure to be completed. If you default on a car loan, the repo man might show up in three hours.
Forget the Great Recession — welcome to the 'Great Repricing'
“If Janet Yellen is so confused, why shouldn’t the rest of us be?” wrote David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist for Gluskin Sheff + Associates.
5 questions for Janet Yellen
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will deliver her semi-annual testimony to House and Senate committees this week.