- Global equity markets teeter toward a downward run as Iraq continues to fall into the hands of Islamic extremists. The Fed's policy meeting later this week might also be a factor. U.S. markets poised to open lower
- A sobering outlook for Iraq. Absent U.S. involvement, it looks like a long and deadly battle with no real winners. Protracted and bloody stalemate
- What do Deutsche Bank's World Cup bets say about the big bank's stock-picking style? Riding the favorites
- Big Wall Street fines equal big payoffs to the Treasury Department. Not sure how that helps regular investors. It's the 'unspecified' parts that should concern folks
- Navigating Social Security benefits before you retire. Three different types of eligibility
- Food inflation: The cost of eating at home has spiked to its highest level relative to eating out in almost two years. Some restaurants try to capitalize
Investment Insights: The Blogblog
Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.
World stock markets get nervous as Iraq melts down
Plus: Deutsche Bank shows its hand with World Cup bets, Wall Street fines are a cash cow for the Treasury Dept., navigating Social Security before you retire, and eating at home gets pricy in a hurry
Jun 16, 2014 @ 7:35 am
Recommended for you
Special projects editor Liz Skinner and reporter Ryan W. Neal discuss the technology behind financial planning software and how it is helping spur change in the adviser and investor experience.
Latest news & opinion
Lower withholding and the loss of state and local deductions throw many for loop.
Advisor Group's independent broker-dealer network in the U.S. has more than 7,000 advisers.
Observers think Congress would need to address Social Security's funding levels and offer enhanced protections for the concept to work
Retirement reserves extended one year; disability fund by 20 years
Despite a stock market decline, revenue is up. And the streak isn't expected to end anytime soon.