Selling yourself: Publicly traded Portland man lets shareholders run his life

Five years ago, Mike Merrill decided to take stock of his life by letting others actually buy stock in his life. “I am a publicly traded...

Americans place their bet on gold

It seems the gold bug has gone mainstream. Hammered by a weak housing market and slammed by stock market losses, Americans appear to be...

NFL playoffs flash strong 'buy' signal for stocks

Looking for a winning bet on this year’s Super Bowl? Buy stocks. That’s the conclusion of a tongue-in-cheek analysis by Capital IQ, a...