Molly McCluskey

Molly McCluskey

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Recent articles

What a Year of Financial Disasters Has Taught Us

The monsters lurking under investors' beds are very real.


The Real Story About Investors and Trading Fiascoes

In the wake of the Knight Capital flash crash, investors aren't changing their habits. Should they?


Prosecution, Regulation Needed for MF Global Customers

The collapse changed the industry. Now the industry needs to improve.


MF Global: The Hero, the Villain, and the Anticlimax

MF Global execs seem likely to walk away clean, but the story's far from over.


Are Marriage Equality Endorsements Bad for Investors?

Corporations large and small are entering the fray.

Should You Be Using Your Credit Card Less?

More troubles over swipe fees and eroded customer confidence.


Will Switzerland Fall Prey to the Troubles of the Eurozone?

The country has avoided the economic collapse, but can't avoid its troubled neighbors.


Will Zipcar Be Taken Down by the Rental Giants?

Zipsters' passion and dedication can take the company only so far.


What's Next for Starbucks?

In the next six months, the mermaid will make the world safe for democracy.


3 Stocks Brewing Blended International Results

A moat, leadership in flux, and a milestone offer investors mixed returns.

The Complex and Messy Realities of Financial Advice

Customers share the good, the bad, and the ugly.


3 Customer Stories

Customers tell us in their own words how their brokers and advisors come through or fail them.


12 Questions to Ask Your Broker (and Yourself) Before Investing

Start with a hard look at your style, then find a reputable broker to match it.


Can Social Media Crash This Airline Stock?  

Spirit feels the wrath of Twitter.  


Don't Count Out Zipcar

The scrappy small cap still can come back swinging. 

1 IPO I Want to See in 2012

Despite some missteps, this company is poised to take over its industry


Remember, Remember, the 5th of... May?

A group in the U.K. goes after the financial industry.


The Devil's in the Details for Luxury Hoteliers

As competition heats up, these chains are doubling down.


Will Attempts to Tackle Executive Compensation Work?

A new movement hopes to send a message.


This Country Wants Your Money. Should You Hand It Over?

Amid a reputation of corruption, opportunities abound.