Can You Improve Your Lottery Odds?

Whenever the Powerball reaches record levels, it’s a safe bet people claiming expertise at beating the odds will start showing up on radio or TV. Here are their secrets, revealed. And they won’t cost you a dime.

Ask Stacy: Why Is My Bond Fund Losing Money?

There’s no investment safer than U.S. Treasuries. But here’s something odd: You can lose money by investing in them. If you own a bond mutual fund, or know someone who does, read this.