Tagged: risk

401(k)s at risk?

As the stock market calmly racks up records and swells 401(k) balances amid a 9-year-old bull run, some  skeptics who predicted the crash in 2008 are getting nervous. These are the same doubters who sounded...

How Bitcoins Could Put Your Finances at Risk

Virtual currencies could cause you to lose “real” money, according to a new report The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau released a report Monday concluding that virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, offer less protection than...

Cyprus: The E.U. ‘Rescue’ That Risks Backfiring

Cyprus: The E.U. ‘Rescue’ That Risks Backfiring

With its $13 billion agreement to bail out Cyprus, the E.U. this weekend thought that it had successfully doused the latest threat to its single currency, the euro. Cyprus has run into trouble because...