UnitedHealth Cuts Could Make Medicare Advantage Less Secure for Seniors
Seniors on UnitedHealthcare plans have until Feb. 14 to switch to original Medicare, but they're locked into the Advantage plans they've already chosen.
Alternatives to the Rescue?
The Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr must have been thinking about something besides finance when he mused that “the more things change, the more they stay the same.’’
The Messy Reality of Financial Decisions
Following the evidence is imperative and difficult.
Bogle’s 6 Best Books for Investors
What do investing gurus read when they need some guidance? Here's what Vanguard founder John Bogle recommends.
State Pensions Seek Higher Returns Through Alts
Ramped-up use of alternative investments has paid off for states, but sometimes it comes back to bite them.
Gundlach on Shiller CAPE Fund: ‘A Better Mousetrap’
DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach and Yale economist Robert Shiller describe why their new fund might appeal to value investors.
Debt Ceiling Deal ‘Still Far Off,’ Says White House
With only two days left before the deadline, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday afternoon that no deal was near.
Robert Shiller: Budget, Debt Fights a ‘Wash’ for Markets
The Nobel Prize-winning Yale economist said equities haven’t really reacted to the crisis one way or another.
Liquid Alts, Pt. 1: The Long and the Short of Them
Why liquid alternatives strategies are gathering assets, with a focus on long-short equity strategies and event-driven strategies.
PIMCO’s El-Erian Sees Tiny Taper at Fed Meeting, Yellen as Frontrunner
Mohamed El-Erian says he expects a drop of about $10 billion to $15 billion in monthly asset purchases when the FOMC meets Tuesday and Wednesday.