NewsWatch: How trillion-dollar stock-market index funds are vulnerable to manipulation that ‘could harm American investors’


Dangers are lurking in index funds, an area of the stock market is known for its history of outperformance against actively managed funds and ironically, it is stock picking that may be at the heart of concern in so-called passively managed index funds. See full story.

A shocking number of Americans flunk this citizenship test — can you do better?

Americans, for the most part, are trash when it comes to history. According to a survey conducted by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, only about 40% of the 41,000 Americans polled passed a test of basic U.S.

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