Investments

GM IPO date of November 17 is finally here

The GM IPO date of November 17 has arrived at last, and the company will finally offer shares for the first time since the auto bailout...
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Quadruple Witching: the stock market seasons change

Today is one of the four Quadruple witching days in the stock market. What is quadruple witching, and what does it mean for the market?
Stock market ticker board, possibly on quadruple witching day.

Apple Inc. reaches record high stock price

During a banner year, stock price for Apple Inc. shot to an all-time high of more than $300. The iPad, iPhone and iPod continue to dominate.
Red Delicious

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Homeownership questioned by growing number of skeptics

Homeownership, a hallmark of the American Dream, is being questioned by a growing number of skeptics who think it is not a good investment.
American Home

Calix, MaxLinear, First Interstate | Three IPOs doing well today

Calix, MaxLinear, and First Interstate all went public on the stock market today and have done well. Learn more about these companies here.
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Jobs blasts RIM and Android at Apple earnings meeting

Ahead of the "Back to the Mac" event, Steve Jobs took time at the Apple earnings conference to blast the competition and tout Apple sales...
iPhone

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Richard Russell to investors: get liquid before the crash

Market forecaster Richard Russell is advising investors to get out of stocks and into gold and cash as all signs point to a major crash...
newspaper stock market section, with pennies

Reading between the lines of a hedge fund industry comeback

Billions are pouring into the hedge fund industry, but most firms have yet to reach high water mark and performance numbers may be skewed.
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Bear market buzz builds as stock market grows more unpredictable

The bear market buzz has been getting louder as recent events scare investors, but while some analysts see a crash, others see a correction.
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The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Canadian treasury bonds: Invest in the Great White North

If you're an investor who wants to invest in foreign treasury bonds, Bankrate suggests you consider Canadian bonds and exchange-traded funds.
The Canadian national flag.

GM Stock price shoots up after IPO today

GM Stock was offered for the first time in 17 months today. The stock price is slowly rising; this could be the biggest IPO in NYSE history.
NYSE

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Nasdaq rebalancing reduces hedge fund manipulation of Apple stock

Reducing Apple's weight on the Nasdaq-100 makes Apple shares less vulnerable to rumors spread by hedge funds to manipulate the entire index.
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CFTC taking action against precious metal investment businesses

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed suit against American Precious Metals, a company that offered fraudulent investments.
Gold and Silver

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Pandora files for $100 million IPO

Pandora, the online music service, has filed the initial paperwork with the SEC in order to hold an initial public offering for $100 million.
Pandora