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Two Cisco Systems accountants prosecuted for computer fraud, receive prison sentences

Two accountants at Cisco Systems’ San Jose offices leveraged their computer skills to transfer $7.8 million worth of Cisco stock into their own brokerage accounts at Merrill Lynch between October 2000 and March 2001. This week, U.S. District Court Judge ...

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Two Cisco Systems accountants prosecuted for computer fraud, receive prison sentences (8621)

Two accountants at Cisco Systems’ San Jose offices leveraged their computer skills to transfer $7.8 million worth of Cisco stock into their own brokerage accounts at Merrill Lynch between October 2000 and March 2001. This week, U.S. District Court Judge ...

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Commentary: Are bonds worth the bother?

There’s an old adage: if you want to eat well, invest in stocks; but if you want to sleep well, invest in bonds. Diversification between both asset classes is critical to long-term investment success. Few people can stomach the gut-wrenching ...

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The risks with analysts ratings (8567)

Over the past couple of years, many risky stocks have displayed their downside potential. And many investors following the picks of Wall Street analysts have felt the pain of owning these risky stocks in their portfolios.A study of Wall Street ...

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The risks with analysts ratings

Over the past couple of years, many risky stocks have displayed their downside potential. And many investors following the picks of Wall Street analysts have felt the pain of owning these risky stocks in their portfolios.A study of Wall Street ...

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Commentary: Remember — This is no time to panic in making investment decisions (8546)

The events of September 11, 2001 are still on everyone’s mind, and the follow-through on equity markets throughout the world epitomize the dire straits that exist in the minds of investors. But let me repeat the oft-repeated refrain: This is ...

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Commentary: Remember — This is no time to panic in making investment decisions

The events of September 11, 2001 are still on everyone’s mind, and the follow-through on equity markets throughout the world epitomize the dire straits that exist in the minds of investors. But let me repeat the oft-repeated refrain: This is ...

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Bonds, bond funds or bond managers?

Perhaps you’ve been thinking of adding bonds to your portfolio for the first time or increasing your allocation to bonds. After all, over the same period that the S&P 500 lost 21 percent, the broad bond market is up almost ...

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