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Goldman tentatively agrees to pay $270 million to settle lawsuit: source

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has tentatively agreed to pay about $270 million to settle a lawsuit by investors, according to a source familiar with the matter. Pension funds led by NECA-IBEW Health & Welfare Fund of Illinois accused the bank of misleading investors about the risks associated with mortgage securities offerings. …

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    By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amy Paternite, a real estate agent in Maplewood, New Jersey, is getting used to hearing from clients in their late twenties and early thirties who say they never …

    A woman walks with a child stroller across a pedestrian crossing, in San Francisco

    By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amy Paternite, a real estate agent in Maplewood, New Jersey, is getting used to hearing from clients in their late twenties and early thirties who say they never thought they would leave New York City for the suburbs. Parenthood – or a second baby on the way – has changed their minds. …

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    4 Internet stocks to buy on earnings moves CNBC

    "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play LinkedIn's battering and FireEye's pop in post-earnings trading.

    4 Internet stocks to buy on earnings moves

    "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play LinkedIn's battering and FireEye's pop in post-earnings trading.

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    If this key trend ends, stocks could be in trouble CNBC

    The American economy can't grow alone forever, traders warn.

    If this key trend ends, stocks could be in trouble

    The American economy can't grow alone forever, traders warn.

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    SoftBank is eschewing investments in early-stage firms in favor of mature companies in a strategy shift under the helm of President Nikesh Arora.

    SoftBank: Why we changed investment focus

    SoftBank is eschewing investments in early-stage firms in favor of mature companies in a strategy shift under the helm of President Nikesh Arora.

  • How this Fintech startup is plugging the SME funding gap CNBC

    Among the financial technology startups aiming to disrupt the traditional banking sector, Singapore-based ApexPeak is set on resolving the funding gap faced by SMEs worldwide.

    How this Fintech startup is plugging the SME funding gap

    Among the financial technology startups aiming to disrupt the traditional banking sector, Singapore-based ApexPeak is set on resolving the funding gap faced by SMEs worldwide.

  • Investing With Your Heart Can Pay Off in Your Wallet US News

    Until recently, investors figured they had to forfeit healthy returns to invest in socially responsible funds and companies. A cornucopia of new research indicates that socially responsible funds perform …

    Until recently, investors figured they had to forfeit healthy returns to invest in socially responsible funds and companies. A cornucopia of new research indicates that socially responsible funds perform just as well as the market overall, and occasionally better. At the beginning of 2014, about $6.57 trillion was invested …

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    Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong U.S. and European corporate earnings and a Federal Reserve statement that said the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, adding to expectations …

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong U.S. and European corporate earnings and a Federal Reserve statement that said the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, adding to expectations ...

  • Why International Investors Are Investing in US Real Estate Market Realist

    The United States real estate industry was in the news recently, as it replaced China to become the world’s largest real estate market.

    The United States real estate industry was in the news recently, as it replaced China to become the world’s largest real estate market.

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    Food commodity costs have been favorable to the restaurant industry so far in 2015. But where do they stand as of July 2015?

    Food commodity costs have been favorable to the restaurant industry so far in 2015. But where do they stand as of July 2015?

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    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton admits that selfies have changed...

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    It's been nearly two years since the Affordable Care Act was fully implemented. And a new study...

    It's been nearly two years since the Affordable Care Act was fully implemented. And a new study...

  • What Bonds Can Add to Your Portfolio Market Realist

    Bonds don't add great returns but rather help reduce risk, provide relative stability to your portfolio’s performance, and add steady income.

    Bonds don't add great returns but rather help reduce risk, provide relative stability to your portfolio’s performance, and add steady income.

  • Make Your Short-Term Bond Investment Work Smarter Forbes

    Many different types of short-term products have been introduced to the marketplace during the Fed’s historic low rate regime, some highly sophisticated and technical, some more traditional.

    Many different types of short-term products have been introduced to the marketplace during the Fed’s historic low rate regime, some highly sophisticated and technical, some more traditional.

  • Is China a threat to your retirement portfolio? CNBC

    The Chinese stock market is in turmoil again. But U.S. investors with diversified portfolios will have limited exposure to the selloff, experts say.

    Is China a threat to your retirement portfolio?

    The Chinese stock market is in turmoil again. But U.S. investors with diversified portfolios will have limited exposure to the selloff, experts say.

  • Alcoa at a 52-Week Low: What Should Investors Do? Market Realist

    Alcoa was trading at its 52-week low on July 23 and closed at $9.96—breaching the psychologically crucial level of $10 per share for two consecutive days.

    Alcoa was trading at its 52-week low on July 23 and closed at $9.96—breaching the psychologically crucial level of $10 per share for two consecutive days.

  • Why Bonds Deserve to Stay in Your Portfolio Market Realist

    The correlation between equities and high yield bonds is quite high, at +0.7. This is because both equities and high yield bonds depend on the well-being of the economy.

    The correlation between equities and high yield bonds is quite high, at +0.7. This is because both equities and high yield bonds depend on the well-being of the economy.

  • Why Dennis Gartman changed his mind on US stocks CNBC

    Bullish just a few weeks ago, investors in U.S. stocks should be at best "neutral," market watcher Dennis Gartman tells CNBC.

    Why Dennis Gartman changed his mind on US stocks

    Bullish just a few weeks ago, investors in U.S. stocks should be at best "neutral," market watcher Dennis Gartman tells CNBC.

  • Why US stocks may rebound in 2nd half: Strategists CNBC

    U.S. stocks opened sharply lower Monday following a selloff in Asia, but domestic equities aren't out for the count in 2015, experts told CNBC.

    Why US stocks may rebound in second half: Lee

    U.S. stocks opened sharply lower Monday following a selloff in Asia, but domestic equities aren't out for the count in 2015, experts told CNBC.

  • What Investors Should Know about BlackRock’s iShares Business Market Realist

    BlackRock (BLK) is the largest asset management firm in the world. BlackRock generated $10.9 billion of inflows in the iShares ETF segment in 2Q15.

    BlackRock (BLK) is the largest asset management firm in the world. BlackRock generated $10.9 billion of inflows in the iShares ETF segment in 2Q15.

  • Does It Make Sense to Add JetBlue to Your Portfolio? Market Realist

    JetBlue Airways trades at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.35x, which is in line with its peer average.

    JetBlue Airways trades at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.35x, which is in line with its peer average.