Monthly Archives: February 2012

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Four US funds sue Healthcare Locums

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Court filings allege the medical recruitment company ‘made misrepresentations’ on its ‘profitability and its accounting practices’ Continue reading

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Attara Capital to liquidate operations

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The hedge fund founded by Nat Rothschild is shutting as a result of adverse trading conditions and difficulty raising money from investors Continue reading

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Rambourg’s Verrazzano aims for $1bn

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Former Gartmore star raises commitments of $500m, making the hedge fund manager one of the largest launches since the financial crisis struck Continue reading

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AIG Gets Big Insider Bet, Bernanke Snuffs Out Gold, Silver

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Gold and silver both sold off hard on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offered an upbeat assessment of the state of the U.S. economy in his testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. Continue reading

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What’s Missing in Your 401(k) Can Hurt You

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When you look at the research on what’s most important for people to reach their retirement savings goal, two items standout: Continue reading

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Wednesday 2/29 Insider Buying Report: SPN, ALV

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Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expec… Continue reading

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Leap Year Has Bullish Tilt for March

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Seasonal patterns suggest another strong month for stocks is ahead, and any substantial pullbacks in these semiconductor stocks—or in the broader markets—may present good buying opportunities. Continue reading

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Why Elder Financial Fraud Is on the Rise

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There are few crimes that bother me more than elder fraud. I hear and read about these stories all the time. Older investors are routinely fleeced with products they don’t need and certainly can’t understand. They are trusting, usually isolated and oft… Continue reading

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Comex Gold Trades Near Steady As Market Consolidates

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(Kitco News) – Comex April gold futures prices are near unchanged in quieter, consolidative trading early Wednesday, following recent gains. The key “outside markets” are mildly bullish for the precious metals markets early Wednesday, as the … Continue reading

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What’s Really Going On In The Housing Market

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Prices are at new lows but sales are picking up, and even Warren Buffett says he was ‘dead wrong.’ Continue reading

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