Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775

By:
Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Why are so many people concerned when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke acts on iflation as he did last week? Inflation not only affects individual purchasing power, but corporate fundamentals as well. For example, rising inflation rates tend to artificially inflate corporate earnings while causing P/E ratios to shrink and distort historical comparisons. However, few investors understand the context in which...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
You just finished a meal or a few drinks after a great first date. The server comes over with the check and places the bill in front of the guy. He picks it up. Do you: a) reach for your wallet and insist on splitting it; b) make a half-hearted attempt to take out your wallet and offer to pay,...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The first few messages were pretty basic, if not bland. Then her third was based on actual reporting. The Internet, after all, has made the world a much smaller place. Anyone with the insight or desire can pretty much do the same thing as even a lazy reporter. A simple Google search can make any yenta an amateur sleuth, even...
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Okay - summer's here! Parents, get prepared to keep the kids busy. Emily Kaufman, the Orbitz Travel Mom, offers tips for parents looking to make sure summer vacation is memorable, for the right reasons: • Make sure there is something for everyone. When investigating your next travel destination, make sure there are activities available that everyone finds interesting. One way...
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Being prepared is more than a Scouts motto; it's a good idea for those just getting married, too. And it doesn't hurt those who no longer qualify as newlyweds. When the honeymoon is over, the bills don't stop coming. That trip to Niagara Falls falls by the wayside for a moment when water from a storm damages your house. Financial...
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