December 27, 2013 |
Guess how many Americans correctly answered this basic financial question: Is the stock of a single company usually safer than a mutual fund? A) 100% B) 80% C) 60% D) None of the above. The right answer is D. Barely 1 in 2 people knew that a single stock is not safer than a mutual fund, which holds many stocks. The question, included in a survey by a pair of college professors, underscores a fundamental problem facing millions of Americans. At a time when the world of personal finance is increasingly complex - and when people are more responsible than ever for their own financial future - Americans' understanding of basic concepts is sorely lacking.
November 12, 2013 |
Zack Edison snapped this intimate moment while hanging out in a section of a friend's house -- appropriately coined the “man cave” -- on a rainy Saturday night. The photographer used a Canon 60D along with his “trusty” 8mm lens. Follow Trishna Patel on Twitter . Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our Flickr page or reader submission gallery . Follow us on Twitter or visit latimes.com/socalmoments for more on this photo series.
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April 30, 2013
This photo of Mission Viejo Lake was taken around 6 a.m. Jan. 2 by reader Alyssa Hunter . She says she used a Canon 60D and a 17-40mm lens. Hunter was documenting the lake for a landscape photography assignment. Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our Flickr page or reader submission gallery . Follow us on Twitter or visit latimes.com/socalmoments for more on this photo series.
November 30, 2009
Rk. Team Rec. Result Next 1. CONNECTICUT 6-0 d. Clemson, 87-48 Vermont, Thursday Kalana Greene scores career-high 28 points and Huskies win 45th in a row. 2. STANFORD 6-0 d. Gonzaga, 105-74 No. 15 DePaul, Dec. 13 Kayla Pederson scores career-high 30 and surpasses 1,000-point mark. 3. OHIO STATE 8-0 d. No. 22 Cal, 83-71 at No. 10 Duke, Thursday Jantel Lavender breaks out of shooting slump to lead Buckeyes with 33 points.
July 31, 2013 |
Last fall, photographer Zack Edison was on vacation at The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. The boutique-esque inn was built on the grounds of a “renovated mid-century modern motel” and offers guests complimentary use of its bicycles. "One day on the way back to my room, I caught a glimpse of these rustic beauties lounging by the racks,” Edison said. The image was shot with a Canon 60D. Follow Trishna Patel on Twitter. Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers.
March 16, 2014 |
This week's top 25 baseball rankings by The Times. 1. HARVARD-WESTLAKE (6-0, SS-D1). Sophomore Cameron Deere is eight for 13. 2. JSERRA (4-1, SS-D1). Jake Pries is on a hitting tear. 3. LOYOLA (5-1, SS-D1). Cubs open Mission League vs. Chaminade. 4. TEMECULA VALLEY (4-0, SS-D2). Six hits, eight RBIs for Kyle Plantier. 5. VISTA MURRIETA (6-0, SS-D2). Good pitching, good hitting, good defense. 6. ESPERANZA (5-0, SS-D1). Shortstop Tristan Hildebrandt is a standout. 7. ALISO NIGUEL (5-1, SS-D2)