Economy & Finance

Hungry for yield, investors turn to pizza, films, vacation homes

Published 12/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Record low interest rates have helped investors rediscover a taste for bonds backed by everything from pizza to movie royalties, even [more…]

Navigating through a sea of college tax breaks

Published 12/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you have kids in college, you already know that higher education isn't getting any cheaper - some private schools will [more…]

Drilling for more oil in your fuel tank: Kemp

Published 12/03/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - North America's shale fields are the most visible symbol of the energy revolution, but they tell less than half the story. An [more…]

Analysis: Death, taxes and Supreme Court’s gay marriage case

Published 12/03/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer, the lesbian couple at the center of a major gay rights case set to go before the [more…]

New ways to get help on your taxes

Published 12/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some formerly resolute do-it-yourselfers are giving up their calculators and turning to professional tax preparers for help with their returns, following [more…]

Stocks see fading help from QE, profits: James Saft

Published 12/03/2013

(Reuters) - Equity markets, especially in the U.S., are being held aloft by two historical anomalies - quantitative easing and high corporate profits - either [more…]

Barclays’ Americas wealth management head steps down

Published 08/03/2013

(Reuters) - Barclays Plc's head of wealth and investment management in the Americas has stepped down, the British bank said on Friday. Mitch Cox, who [more…]

If you have the stomach for a cruise, it’s a discount carnival

Published 08/03/2013

(The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Mitch Lipka NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the wake of the terrible [more…]

How you are paying for “too-big-to-jail”

Published 08/03/2013

(The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By James Saft (Reuters) - Now that it is official that the U.S. [more…]

Book now, before your hotel rewards disappear

Published 08/03/2013

(Reuters) - If you've been hoarding hotel rewards points for your next vacation, you could be in for a jolt when you try to book [more…]