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How to Finance Home Repairs If You Have No Equity

Financial advice columnist Laura Rowley recently received an email from a homeowner who had negotiated a successful mortgage modification, but may end up as a short-sale candidate anyway -- because she can't finance home repairs. Her options are limited, but possible solutions do exist.

10 Rules of the Most Successful Amateur Investors

It's well known that 80% of professional fund managers underperform the market -- so how can an amateur investor like you hope to succeed? Matthew Schifrin, the investing editor of Forbes magazine, hunted down 10 of the best-performing amateur investors over the past decade and asked them for their investing secrets.

Deutsche Bank Plans $11.5 Billion Share Sale

Deutsche Bank (DB), Germany%u2019s largest lender, is to announce a share sale worth as much as 9 billion euros ($11.5 billion) as it prepares for tighter regulations and aims to purchase a larger stake in Postbank. The plan may be announced early next week, The New York Times reported without naming its sources. Also next week, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision may decide that banks should hold bigger capital reserves.

GM IPO Roadshow May Begin Immediately After Midterm Elections

General Motors Co may begin the roadshow for its IPO immediately after the Nov. 2 midterm elections, Reuters reported. The investor roadshow is scheduled to begin on Nov. 3 and will go on for two weeks, Reuters reported without naming its sources. The IPO will price on Nov. 17 and debut the next day.

BofA Analysts Cut Rating for Amazon Stock on Growth Prospects

Bank of America Merrill Lynch equity analysts cut their rating for Amazon%u2019s stock to "neutral" from "buy", saying that growth for the online retailer is slipping. Analysts expect growth to weaken starting the in the third quarter, Reuters reported. Growth could be down as much as 28% in the fourth quarter, after adjusting for foreign exchange rates.