Amy Feldman - Bio
Subheader - Portfolio
This portfolio includes a sample of the articles Amy has written since 1998. It will be updated from time to time.
September 2005
Inc.
SURVIVING SARBANES-OXLEY
A law intended to clean up big public companies has taken its toll on small private ones — both financially and emotionally. Why there may finally be relief in sight.
July 10, 2005
The New York Times
IS IT TIME TO FOLLOW THE PACK OVERSEAS?
Investors have poured money into foreign mutual funds of late. Should you join them?
June 2005
Time
A BARREL OF CASH
ExxonMobil is raking in the profits — and investors want their fair share.
June 2005
Inc.
FIFTY STATES, A THOUSAND NEW TAX LAWS
States are increasingly "decoupling" their tax codes from the federal government's, creating big headaches for business owners.
November 2004
Money (coauthor: Peter Carbonara)
ARE YOU READY TO OWN YOUR OWN HEALTH CARE?
Employers and insurers have latched onto a Big New Idea that will change your family's health care as profoundly as managed care did 20 years ago. No one has any idea whether it will work, but it's coming your way — and soon.
April 2004
Money
CAN MAGELLAN BOUNCE BACK?
After a decade of disappointing performance, investors are getting antsy. Should you bail out?
September 2003
Money
THE TAX OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
The AMT was supposed to ensure that the wealthiest Americans couldn’t shelter all their income from taxes. So why is it that one-third of U.S. taxpayers — most likely including you — may well face the AMT in 2010? And what can you do about it?
February 2003
Money
IS THIS ANY WAY TO RUN A MUTUAL FUND?
Ken Kam used to manage a high-flying tech fund. Now, with Marketocracy, he lets regular folks compete for the right to run money. It’s an odd idea, but so far is seems to be working.
May 2002
Money (coauthor: Joan Caplin)
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO BE THE WORST ANALYST EVER?
Nobody did more to spur on the telecom craze than Jack Grubman. For his efforts, he earned some $20 million a year. Now investors are paying the price for believing in his giddy vision of vast gains.
October 2001
Money
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: SUE YOUR BROKER
When overzealous brokers met newly minted investors in the long bull market, fortunes were made and lost in an instant. Now everyone’s pointing fingers over the missing money.
November 2000
Money
PAPA ABE
My family lost almost everything in the Great Depression. Two generations later, we’re doing well again. But to us the economy and the market look much as they did in the late 1920s. And this time we’re playing it safe.
May 2000
Money (coauthor: Pat Regnier)
A MONEY INVESTIGATION: HUBERT THE GREAT
Hubert Humphrey wants to sell Middle America loads of gimmicky, high-cost investments through an army of part-time brokers. The scary part: It's working.
February 2000
Money
THE SEEDY WORLD OF ONLINE STOCK SCAMS
Stock fraud is one of the Net's fastest-growing industries. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.
December 1999
Money
THE $200 BILLION STORE
Wal-Mart has been one of the top stocks of recent decades. Now as the retail giant targets supermarkets, Europe and the Internet, investors are asking how big it can get.
March 23, 1998
Daily News
MILKEN'S NEW EMPIRE
Former junk-bond czar Milken amasses education companies worth $1 billion.
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