A large number of investors are so fearful these days that they have flocked to the safest securities, pushing down interest
rates to virtually nothing.
Increasing specialization and interdependence worldwide results in worldwide economic difficulties.
The millions of dollars they plunked down to buy stock in local companies over the past two years have shriveled in value,
leaving them way, way below break-even.
A new national analysis of U.S. public pension funds suggests most invest prudently, even in volatile times.
investors looking at business valuations likely will conclude there are companies selling at
prices less than their intrinsic values.
The unprecedented plunge on Wall Street the last three months has spurred a couple of dozen executives and directors at Indiana
public companies to scoop up shares in their own companies.
Since 1913, there has been a growing reluctance from our political leaders to allow financial setbacks in our nation to occur
in banking, and that’s been a huge mistake.
The stock market rout that began in September and picked up steam in October has taken some quality companies to prices that
are the cheapest they have been in decades.
Thanks to hefty 35-percent gross returns on its $60 million first fund, locally based Centerfield Capital Partners LP has
raised nearly twice as much for its second. This month, the venture capital firm closed on $116 million from a variety of
investors. As before, Centerfield’s 50 limited partners include major Hoosier institutions. But this time, numerous big banks,
insurance companies and pension funds from outside state lines were also investors.
Corporations are boosting 401(k) plans even as they abandon traditional pension plans.
Workers are getting automatic enrollment, more investment options and greater contributions from employers.
Employees want 401(k)s, and theyâ??re good for business, companies say. In fact, companies without 401(k)s…