- The economic and political ripple effects of Germany's soccer team trouncing Brazil, 7-1. When a soccer-crazed country feels blue nobody wins. Brazilians blame the country's president for the loss.
- The SEC's high-speed trader plan gets a warm reception from exchanges and large money managers. Welcome to the latest congressional reaction to a book. 'Urgent and thorough attention'
- Investment lessons to be learned from a crumbling cupcake chain. The rapid fall of Crumbs is a cautionary tale for anyone trying to chase trendy investments. The trouble started just a month after the IPO
- Dividends are high and going higher. Some opportunities to buy-in ahead of the ex-dividend dates. A record 1,078 companies raised dividends in the first quarter
Investment Insights: The Blogblog
Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.
The financial fallout from Germany's World Cup rout of Brazil
Plus: The SEC takes another stab at curbing high-speed trading, investment lessons from a crumbling cupcake chain, and dividend stocks are looking better than ever
Jul 9, 2014 @ 8:05 am