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Lewis Braham

When fools rush in…

May 15 2015

Small-cap stocks now seem absurdly overpriced. According to investment research firm MSCI, the average small-cap stock’s price-earnings ratio is 29. The historical average P/E for stocks is about 15.

When your aging parents need a daily money manager

Jul 07 2014

NEW YORK Martha Nurenberg knew her 86-year-old father, Paul, had a problem when he was almost taken in by a letter promising untold riches if he provided a bank account number and payment of legal fees for a money transfer.

YOUR MONEY-When your aging parents need a daily money manager

Jul 07 2014

NEW YORK, July 7 Martha Nurenberg knew her 86-year-old father, Paul, had a problem when he was almost taken in by a letter promising untold riches if he provided a bank account number and payment of legal fees for a money transfer.

When you should be wary of that high dividend

Jun 24 2014

PITTSBURGH (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

Who owns your email account?

Jun 03 2014

Pittsburgh One morning in April, my Yahoo email account was disabled for no apparent reason.

Private equity for ordinary folks

Apr 29 2014

Pittsburgh Publicly traded private equity? It sounds like an oxymoron - like jumbo shrimp or corporate responsibility.

Where 'go anywhere' funds are heading now

Mar 21 2014

PITTSBURGH Freedom for money managers is a double-edged sword. Nothing highlights an active manager's skill, or lack thereof, like flexibility. If you can buy any stock or bond, your opportunities to soar above your peers or crash and burn increase dramatically.

Lipper winners answer the muni bond riddle

Mar 21 2014

PITTSBURGH One could forgive municipal bond investors for being confused. While the average muni bond was down 2.6 percent in 2013, making it one of the worst-performing bond sectors this year, munis are already up 3.1 percent through March 19, making it one of the best. | Video

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