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  • James Stowers, American Century Investments Founder, Dies at 90

    James E. Stowers Jr., who built a billion-dollar fortune as founder of the American Century Investments mutual fund company, then gave most of it away for medical research, has died. He was 90.

  • A Uniquely American Growth Opportunity

    Markets got a shot of espresso this morning -- a double shot actually. Both capital goods orders ex-defense and durable goods orders rose more than expected during January, according to data released by the Commerce Department.

  • China Bulls in Australia Belie $1.4 Trillion Stocks Rout

    Australian policy makers see little evidence of a slump in China’s economic growth, defying global pessimism that helped wipe $1.4 trillion from stocks this year.

  • American Century Tops Target-Date Funds: Riskless Return

    Investors seeking peace of mind from target-date funds for their retirement planning may find the biggest risk lies in choosing the money manager.

  • JPMorgan Sues American Century Over $848 Million Share Sale to CIBC

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. sued mutual fund firm American Century Cos. over claims it was shortchanged in an $848 million optioned-share sale to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

  • A Fund That Invests Like Buffett

    “Put all of your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket,” Warren Buffett says. In other words, if you want to beat the market, focus your efforts on a concentrated portfolio of stocks whose businesses have been analyzed as thoroughly as possible to screen out any chance of a blowup.

  • Australia Bank Valuations at Pre-Crisis High on Dividends

    Australia’s largest banks are trading at the most expensive levels since before the global financial crisis on bets a mortgage lending recovery will allow them to increase dividend payouts.

  • American Century Names Zhang, MacEwen Co-CIOs to Replace Chang

    American Century Cos., the money manager founded by James Stowers, named Victor Zhang and David MacEwen co-chief investment officers, replacing Enrique Chang who left this year to join Janus Capital Group Inc.

  • Puerto Rico Panic Signaled Buy at American Century, Permut Says

    The wave of selling in Puerto Rico bonds that started in September pushed yield spreads to record highs. During that month, American Century Investment Management boosted holdings of commonwealth debt in its intermediate-term tax-free fund to 1 percentage point more than its benchmark index, said Steven Permut, who oversees about $6 billion of local debt as head of munis in Mountain View, California.

  • BofA, JPMorgan, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Galleon in Court News

    Bank of America Corp. is among a group of lenders that may face a wave of new lawsuits claiming cash-strapped counties were cheated out of millions of dollars by a system used for more than a decade to register mortgages.

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