CBO Estimates '11 Budget Deficit to Hit Record $1.5 Trillion
The $38 billion in spending cuts agreed to last week won't prevent this year's budget deficit from setting another record high, estimated at $1.5 trillion.
Energy ETFs Getting Lift From Rising Oil Prices
Rising oil prices have helped energy stocks outperform the broader market in recent months.
Funds Get Real Amid Unreal Housing Market
For many homeowners, the real estate market has turned, well, unreal.The average home price fell 18.22% since its peak in the second quarter of 2006,...
Savings rate not awful - but still bad
Phil Izzo of the Wall Street Journal noted a bright spot in the government's revisions to gross domestic product in late July: Americans are saving...
Some TIPS for Fighting Inflation
A novel approach from the fixed-income universe
Obesity: A Heavy Burden on Healthcare
Americans are growing larger and there seems to be no end in sight to this alarming trend.
What If China Dumps Its Dollars?
A gradual shift wouldn't hurt so bad
Which U.S. Treasuries Look Best for '06?
Intermediate-term securities look attractive
High-Yield Bond Funds -- Year-End 2005 Review and Outlook
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
With gold prices at 17-year highs -- up more than 5% since the Friday before Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. gulf coast -- investors are weighing whether there still is upside to the prices of gold stocks.