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Jack Markowitz Columns

Markowitz: Snapshots of Europe: Open roads, winding lanes, hushed cathedrals beckon

By Jack Markowitz
Mile after mile through the golden farmlands of France and Germany, a tourist misses one thing: farmhouses. There are major haystacks and snaky irrigation machines that spray in quarter-mile circles as in Kansas and Nebraska, but no apparent “homesteaders.” ...

John Browne Columns

Gold’s woes less than oil, other metals

By John Browne
The price of gold is at a five-year low. But it has fallen proportionately less than oil and even other metals. The differential is attributed to gold being a commodity and a monetary asset. Concern that gold prices will drop ...

Chris Posti Columns

Reunion provides chance to reflect on choices then, now

By Chris Posti
In helping to organize my recent high school reunion, one of my duties was to put together a booklet of classmate profiles. Being a student of both careers and human behavior, I delighted in reading about the lives of ...

John Dorfman Columns

Dorfman: No excuses as columnist’s 2014 stock selections prove disastrous

By John Dorfman
I have just experienced one of my worst performances ever as a stock-picking columnist. About twice a year, I recommend a few stocks that I believe display both value and momentum. Mostly, they have worked. But my recommendations from Aug. ...

Kim Komando Columns

Cellphone contract freebies you aren’t using

By Kim Komando
You probably pay a pretty penny for your cellphone plan. And when you’re spending dozens or hundreds of dollars a month, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. If you look deep into your cellphone contract 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 ...