In a new move to stem the impact of the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve cut the federal funds rate by half a percentage point to 1 percent Wednesday. Krishna Guha, chief U.S. economics correspondent for the Financial Times, discusses…
Question/Comment: If you had a high tolerance for risk, and you had a mutual fund, which you purchased in one lump sum, and it was down 33 percent, would you put more money into it to make it more like…
Wall Street saw stocks dive Thursday as reports emerged that the Treasury Department is considering new moves to increase bank stability. Financial experts discuss the latest moves and what comes next for the government and the markets.
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The calculator that doctors have used for nearly 20 years to predict women's risk of breast cancer underestimates the risk for black women, according to a reassessment of the tool published Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
After a drop in natural gas prices caused an Amaranth Advisors hedge fund to lose a record $6.4 billion in September, hedge funds are facing a barrage of criticism from policy-makers who are calling for greater regulation.
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