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TAKING STOCK: Investments down under and way up north

December 13, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: We're both 73, and like most Americans, we're starving for yield but scared to reach. Our neighbor told us he just bought 150 shares of Westpac Banking Corp., an Australian company. We could buy 200 shares if you think the stock, including ...

NERDWALLET: Cross these four items off your year-end investing checklist

December 13, 2017

By Anna-Louise Jackson NerdWallet Good news: There's still time to slash your tax burden, boost your retirement savings and get a head start on investing wisely in 2018 - all before Auld Lang Syne plays on New Year's Eve. Bad news: You'll need to take action ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

December 13, 2017

Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis was interviewed recently on GlobalAutoIndustry.com, a comprehensive online resource for automotive supplier executives, to discuss key immigration matters impacting businesses today. Pacis discussed recent ...

OFF THE PRESS

December 13, 2017

"Model Jury Instructions: Product Liability" provides model jury instructions and verdict form interrogatories for use in most product liability cases, as well as law and commentary from which the instructions are derived. Each chapter provides an ...

MY TURN: Courtroom still a Detroit jewel

December 13, 2017

It's been tabbed the "Million Dollar Courtroom," but in today's currency that would be a small price to pay for the architectural elegance of the surroundings. There is a richness and history that are hard to quantify when considering the magnificence ...

COMMENTARY: Court rulings land defendant in the doghouse

December 13, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Have you ever told someone something, and then had to explain that what you said wasn’t what you really meant? Louisiana defendant Warren Demesme knows that feeling all too well. Two years ago, Demesme, who had been accused of ...