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Dear Mr. Berko: We are in our early 50s, and our account is worth $708,000. We haven't added any more money, and it's nearly doubled in value in 11 years, and we thought we were on the right road, but we recently realized that the stock market has done much better. So we talked to our stockbroker, who's been honest in dealing with u ... (full story)


Billion dollar race to break 2-hour marathon mark is afoot

Billion dollar race to break 2-hour marathon mark is afoot

LONDON (AP) — The two-hour marathon.
For distance runners, it's a mystical goal equivalent to the four-minute mile that Roger Bannister broke in 1954; a test so difficult some have estimated it may be 50 years or more before anyone achieves it.
Now the $270 billion market for athletic shoes and apparel is fueling an assa ... (full story)


Town coffers crumble along with a region's home foundations

Town coffers crumble along with a region's home foundations

WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — As the foundation beneath their home crumbles, Christina Mailhos and her husband are trying to figure out how to come up with $200,000 or more for the massive fix while college tuition bills loom for two teenagers.
But that is hardly the extent of her worries. As the top official in this small town, ... (full story)


GovMint.com's Silver Benny



Dear Mr. Berko: The U.S. Mint is issuing a limited mintage striking of a silver proof $100 bill. It's an exact image of the $100 bill, though it's a little bigger, 6 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The entire surface (back and front) contains 1 troy ounce of pure silver, and it has that newly minted mirror shine. Each piece is assigned a nu ... (full story)


Spurt in oil prices pushes US stock indexes higher

Spurt in oil prices pushes US stock indexes higher

NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices last Monday helped revive energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and U.S. stock indexes flirted again with record highs.
The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest moves as investors shrugged off ... (full story)