Cyprus Banks and the Rise of Neo-Feudalism

Even though the Central Bank of Cyprus is showing the world – in stark naked detail – how governments will deal with their debt problems, there is no general panic. Panicos Demetriades the governor of Cyprus' central bank goes about his … [Read more...]

The Risks and Rewards of High Dividend Stocks

High dividend stocks are traditionally seen as a safer, less exciting method of investing, often useful for producing a steady, if unspectacular return on investment. Dividend stocks are available from more mature companies that produce a stable … [Read more...]

The Next Investment Disaster

By Susan C. Walker When money market funds, mutual funds and CDs yield next to nothing, the old itch to find higher yields kicks in. That may be why Bloomberg has had a field day reporting on the latest attempts to find higher yields. For example, … [Read more...]