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Jack Markowitz Columns

Markowitz: Appearances don’t always tell the story

By Jack Markowitz
Nobody dreamed Ronald Read was a rich man. In a long life he never let on. It could be said that Read, a New Englander who died last summer at age 92, lived frugally to a fault. A neighbor once ...

John Browne Columns

Yellen shuns Fed audit

By John Browne
Three important issues emerged during Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s testimony last week before the Senate Banking Committee: Interest rate policy, currency manipulation and central bank privilege. Yellen finessed the first two issues. But she rebuffed strongly any suggestion of ...

Chris Posti Columns

To find best career path, start with a book, look to past

By Chris Posti
The number of snowflakes covering my front lawn on a wintry day is roughly equivalent to the number of people who have, over the past 25 years, asked me for help in choosing their career path. My heart goes out ...

John Dorfman Columns

Dorfman: Repeat champion of Economic Forecasting derby stays modest

By John Dorfman
California money manager Randy Jeffs won my annual Derby of Economic Forecasting Talent for a second time. Jeffs, the founder of Progressive Capital Managers in Irvine, Calif., gained his victory with accurate guesses on inflation, interest rates and unemployment. He ...

Kim Komando Columns

Komando: Upgrading to a new gadget

By Kim Komando
Upgrading to a new gadget always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old smartphone or tablet taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with your old gadget. You just don’t need it anymore. Or do you? ...

Andrea Kay Columns

Kay: It’s never too late to find your voice

By Andrea Kay
Editor’s note: This is Andrea Kay’s last column. I had an audacious idea in 1987. Out of all the billions of people on planet Earth, I decided that I would be the one to have my very own ...