Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The week ahead brings updated stats on housing and growth and maybe some Fed news.

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:20 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Stocks fell sharply this week on weak data from China. What does that mean for American investors and the Fed?

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:54 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

China’s mainland stock market dove into a bear market despite the weekend rate cut from the central bank — and Greece shut down its stock exchange entirely.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:18 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Stocks sold in mainland China are up over 80 percent since November. Revolutionary changes taking place in the Chinese market are the reason for the rally.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

At its present growth rate, China’s population of billionaires will overtake the U.S.

Friday, October 19, 2012 3:09 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

In this week’s debate, the presidential candidates devoted a lot of attention to China and the valuation of its currency, the yuan. Republican candidate Mitt Romney stated that he’s in favor of labeling China a currency manipulator while President Barack Obama maintained that the policies of his administration have led to an 11 percent strengthening

Sunday, April 15, 2012 4:16 pm
By Judy Martel ·

As China’s economy booms, its leaders are looking to the U.S. for guidance on both corporate and individual philanthropy.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 4:14 pm
By Judy Martel ·

If you want to know where wealth is expanding, look to the Far East. China just published a list of its richest individuals and, for the first time, hit a record 271 billionaires. Average wealth of the 1,000 individuals on the list is $924 million. There are 1 million people in China with a net worth

Monday, January 24, 2011 11:20 am
By Gregg Fields ·

As a die-hard Jimmy Buffett fan, just the sound of “jobless prosperity” resonates. It conjures images of a lazy day in Margaritaville. Somebody grab the salt and the limes. Unfortunately, there’s apparently no such thing as a free liquid lunch. The term “jobless prosperity” is indeed being used a lot lately. It refers not to