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How to spot fake wine
wine  Philip Stridh / Shutterstock.com
This wine scammer could face decades in jail.
How tequila sales have doubled over decade
In defense of soda, that American tradition

Typical worker has seen very little wage growth
Typical worker saw little wage growth in 2Q
The Labor Department releases its latest report on median wages, and the short version is, there's not much growth to report.
U.S. new-home sales hit a 3-month low
D.R. Horton profit hurt by weak Chicago market
Higher selling prices boost PulteGroup profit
Everything in your house is getting cheaper

Taking advantage of low ‘floating’ rates for ARMs
 Chris Gash

Borrowers who took out jumbo ARMs and are shifting into a floating rate are finding themselves pleasantly surprised by lower payments.

Mr. Trump goes to Washington
donald trump  Reuters
Donald Trump’s luxury hotel groundbreaking adds momentum to the capital’s transformation.

Greenspan says bubbles don’t end without ‘crunch’
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman and president and founder of Greenspan Associates, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. "In a sense, we are actually at relatively low stock prices," Greenspan, who guided the central bank for more than 18 years, said in an interview today. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Alan Greenspan  Bloomberg
Ex-Fed chairman says in MarketWatch interview it’s not clear how economy will weather Fed exit.
Here’s what Alan Greenspan is reading

How airline tragedies change our flying habits
The flight status of American Airlines flights is shown on a board at Miami International airport in Miami, Florida November 29, 2011. American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs.    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)   Reuters
Plane-related tragedies capture our attention — but do we actually change behavior because of them?
Algerie flight crashed, Algerian officials say
Your next flight could be over a war zone
Poll: Will disasters make you rethink travel?

You can’t be Buffett but can be a better investor
Commentary: You can’t be Warren Buffett, but, by understanding behavior, you can better the odds of achieving your goals, writes Cullen Roche.  Sina Finance
Commentary: You can’t be Warren Buffett, but, by understanding behavior, you can better the odds of achieving your goals, writes Cullen Roche.

HHS: Obamacare saved consumers $9 billion
HHS releases Obamacare statistics in wake of ruling that could unravel plan Bloomberg
Officials release barrage of enrollment statistics as court ruling threatens to unravel program.
Presidential motorcade keeps woman in
labor from entering Los Angeles hospital

Obama: Firms that avoid taxes renounce citizenship
Obama says companies avoiding taxes are renouncing citizenship Reuters
In face of “inversion” trend, Obama gets set to go on a corporate-tax offensive.

5 amazing products
thanks to crowdfunding
5 amazing things that wouldn’t exist without crowdfunding Panono
Futuristic products can be had here and now with a little start-up money, writes Jurica Dujmovic.
Need to know
IMF cuts its 2014 global growth forecast
Dunkin' Brands misses estimate, cuts outlook
Jobless claims lowest in more than 8 years
Obama and Ryan agree on a way to fight poverty
Norway warns of ’imminent’ terror attack
EU set to ban trading in Russia stocks: FT
Wal-Mart's U.S. fix-it man never worked in U.S.

Lessons from a pilot after recent airplane crashes
Commercial pilot Patrick Smith says there may be changes.

Caterpillar machines are pictured on a lot at Milton CAT in North Reading, Massachusetts in this January 23, 2013 file photo.  
Caterpillar gets left in the dust
Caterpillar shares skid as shrinking revenue stream fans concerns about profits in a lopsided economy.
Worrisome economic message from Caterpillar

Homebuilder shares dive as results disappoint
Homebuilder shares dive after disappointing profit reports from D.R. Horton and PulteGroup, as well as a bigger-than-expected drop in new-home-sales data.
Record downward revision hits home sales

 
What are chances of Facebook hitting $100?
Based on options trading, a look at probabilities for stock hitting $100 at various points in the future.
Facebook shares hit record on stellar earnings

Regional bank earnings hint at recovery
With their retail and small business customer base, regional bank results offer insight into the health of the economy.

Where have all the iPad buyers gone?
Why sales of Apple’s tablets fell for the second straight quarter.
Why Apple may never top the iPhone
Apple investors should prepare for iBummer
Why Apple shares will jump to $110 this year

The shipping news you need to read
Is the Baltic Dry Index a harbinger of a major global economic slowdown?

Stocks soar with Zillow seen moving on Trulia
Shares of real estate websites rally on Bloomberg report that Zillow is seeking to buy rival Trulia.

What Citadel’s Griffin teaches about divorce
Lessons from Chicago hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s divorce filing.

Mars North America raises u.s. chocolate Prices by 7%
Chocolate prices are rising
The maker of M&Ms and Snickers bars is hiking prices for the first time since March 2011.
Hershey profit up 5.4% despite rising costs
Sweet tooth taking bite out of your finances

Gum industry gets radical with flavoring

Chinese tycoon slammed
for big Harvard gift
A $15 million gift to Harvard University by a high-profile Chinese property tycoon has sparked an unusual wave of public criticism.
Huge Harvard, Notre Dame gifts barely rank

Mideast peace campaign goes viral
A push against online anger over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza is drawing attention, even as the fighting rages on.
Israel may be guilty of war crimes: UN official

Best walk-up music in baseball?
St. Louis Cardinals back-up catcher Tony Cruz may not be the biggest hitter, but his walk-up music is outstanding.

Traders are walking zombies on Wall Street
Analysis: Forces have converged, putting an end to the age-old investment profession, writes Howard Gold.
One chart on why S&P rally is nothing to fear

How dying too rich can hurt you and your estate
RetireMentors: Denying yourself to save more money for heirs can have unintended consequences, warns Charlie Jordan.
Yahoo Ending: Japan's one-stop afterlife shop
The new generation gap is all about money

Feeling lucky? Picking a
hot fund is a
1-in-2,862 shot
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  4. 5:24p

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  6. 5:22p

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/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,472 -2 0.04%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,988 +1 0.05%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,644 +7 0.25%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,296 -11 0.80%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196854/delayed 102.00 -1.12 1.09%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,821 +23 0.34%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,794 +41 0.42%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,411 +34 0.78%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 21,256 +424 2.04%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,861 +202 1.89%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 344 +1 0.43%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,323 +11 0.35%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,284 -44 0.29%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,142 +170 0.71%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,105 +27 1.28%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 26,272 +125 0.48%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,354 +13 0.39%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.35 0.00 0.01%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 101.80 -0.02 0.02%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.70 0.00 0.00%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 0.00 0.04%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 80.87 +0.05 0.07%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 73.29 +0.01 0.01%
U.S. 10yr
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German 10y
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Italy 10yr
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Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.56 +0.01 0.50%
U.K. 10yr
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Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.62%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
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Tokyo Markets Open in:

How to spot fake wine
wine  Philip Stridh / Shutterstock.com
This wine scammer could face decades in jail.
How tequila sales have doubled over decade
In defense of soda, that American tradition

Typical worker has seen very little wage growth
Typical worker saw little wage growth in 2Q
The Labor Department releases its latest report on median wages, and the short version is, there's not much growth to report.
U.S. new-home sales hit a 3-month low
D.R. Horton profit hurt by weak Chicago market
Higher selling prices boost PulteGroup profit
Everything in your house is getting cheaper

Taking advantage of low ‘floating’ rates for ARMs
 Chris Gash

Borrowers who took out jumbo ARMs and are shifting into a floating rate are finding themselves pleasantly surprised by lower payments.

Mr. Trump goes to Washington
donald trump  Reuters
Donald Trump’s luxury hotel groundbreaking adds momentum to the capital’s transformation.

Greenspan says bubbles don’t end without ‘crunch’
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman and president and founder of Greenspan Associates, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. "In a sense, we are actually at relatively low stock prices," Greenspan, who guided the central bank for more than 18 years, said in an interview today. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Alan Greenspan  Bloomberg
Ex-Fed chairman says in MarketWatch interview it’s not clear how economy will weather Fed exit.
Here’s what Alan Greenspan is reading

How airline tragedies change our flying habits
The flight status of American Airlines flights is shown on a board at Miami International airport in Miami, Florida November 29, 2011. American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs.    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)   Reuters
Plane-related tragedies capture our attention — but do we actually change behavior because of them?
Algerie flight crashed, Algerian officials say
Your next flight could be over a war zone
Poll: Will disasters make you rethink travel?

You can’t be Buffett but can be a better investor
Commentary: You can’t be Warren Buffett, but, by understanding behavior, you can better the odds of achieving your goals, writes Cullen Roche.  Sina Finance
Commentary: You can’t be Warren Buffett, but, by understanding behavior, you can better the odds of achieving your goals, writes Cullen Roche.

HHS: Obamacare saved consumers $9 billion
HHS releases Obamacare statistics in wake of ruling that could unravel plan Bloomberg
Officials release barrage of enrollment statistics as court ruling threatens to unravel program.
Presidential motorcade keeps woman in
labor from entering Los Angeles hospital

Obama: Firms that avoid taxes renounce citizenship
Obama says companies avoiding taxes are renouncing citizenship Reuters
In face of “inversion” trend, Obama gets set to go on a corporate-tax offensive.

5 amazing products
thanks to crowdfunding
5 amazing things that wouldn’t exist without crowdfunding Panono
Futuristic products can be had here and now with a little start-up money, writes Jurica Dujmovic.
Need to know
IMF cuts its 2014 global growth forecast
Dunkin' Brands misses estimate, cuts outlook
Jobless claims lowest in more than 8 years
Obama and Ryan agree on a way to fight poverty
Norway warns of ’imminent’ terror attack
EU set to ban trading in Russia stocks: FT
Wal-Mart's U.S. fix-it man never worked in U.S.

Lessons from a pilot after recent airplane crashes
Commercial pilot Patrick Smith says there may be changes.

Caterpillar machines are pictured on a lot at Milton CAT in North Reading, Massachusetts in this January 23, 2013 file photo.  
Caterpillar gets left in the dust
Caterpillar shares skid as shrinking revenue stream fans concerns about profits in a lopsided economy.
Worrisome economic message from Caterpillar

Homebuilder shares dive as results disappoint
Homebuilder shares dive after disappointing profit reports from D.R. Horton and PulteGroup, as well as a bigger-than-expected drop in new-home-sales data.
Record downward revision hits home sales

 
What are chances of Facebook hitting $100?
Based on options trading, a look at probabilities for stock hitting $100 at various points in the future.
Facebook shares hit record on stellar earnings

Regional bank earnings hint at recovery
With their retail and small business customer base, regional bank results offer insight into the health of the economy.

Where have all the iPad buyers gone?
Why sales of Apple’s tablets fell for the second straight quarter.
Why Apple may never top the iPhone
Apple investors should prepare for iBummer
Why Apple shares will jump to $110 this year

The shipping news you need to read
Is the Baltic Dry Index a harbinger of a major global economic slowdown?

Stocks soar with Zillow seen moving on Trulia
Shares of real estate websites rally on Bloomberg report that Zillow is seeking to buy rival Trulia.

What Citadel’s Griffin teaches about divorce
Lessons from Chicago hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s divorce filing.

Mars North America raises u.s. chocolate Prices by 7%
Chocolate prices are rising
The maker of M&Ms and Snickers bars is hiking prices for the first time since March 2011.
Hershey profit up 5.4% despite rising costs
Sweet tooth taking bite out of your finances

Gum industry gets radical with flavoring

Chinese tycoon slammed
for big Harvard gift
A $15 million gift to Harvard University by a high-profile Chinese property tycoon has sparked an unusual wave of public criticism.
Huge Harvard, Notre Dame gifts barely rank

Mideast peace campaign goes viral
A push against online anger over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza is drawing attention, even as the fighting rages on.
Israel may be guilty of war crimes: UN official

Best walk-up music in baseball?
St. Louis Cardinals back-up catcher Tony Cruz may not be the biggest hitter, but his walk-up music is outstanding.

Traders are walking zombies on Wall Street
Analysis: Forces have converged, putting an end to the age-old investment profession, writes Howard Gold.
One chart on why S&P rally is nothing to fear

How dying too rich can hurt you and your estate
RetireMentors: Denying yourself to save more money for heirs can have unintended consequences, warns Charlie Jordan.
Yahoo Ending: Japan's one-stop afterlife shop
The new generation gap is all about money

Feeling lucky? Picking a
hot fund is a
1-in-2,862 shot
RetireMentors: Your chances of picking the next hot fund are literally the same as getting hit by lightning, says Mitch Tuchman.
CGM Focus Fund investors missed the party
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66.39MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 80.27M
Unchanged
251
Decliners
3337
Advancers
2837
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,084 -3 0.02%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,472 -2 0.04%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,988 +1 0.05%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,644 +7 0.25%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,295 +2 0.19%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196854/delayed 101.99 -0.08 0.08%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,821 +23 0.34%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,794 +41 0.42%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,411 +34 0.78%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 21,256 +424 2.04%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,861 +202 1.89%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 344 +1 0.43%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,323 +11 0.35%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,284 -44 0.29%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,142 +170 0.71%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,105 +27 1.28%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 26,272 +125 0.48%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,354 +13 0.39%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.35 0.00 0.01%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 101.79 -0.03 0.03%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.70 +0.00 0.01%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 0.00 0.00%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 80.87 0.00 0.00%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 73.28 0.00 0.00%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.51 +0.04 1.54%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 1.18 +0.03 2.55%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.63 -0.01 0.25%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.56 +0.01 0.50%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.61 +0.05 1.96%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.53 -0.01 1.27%
Crude Oil
102 0 0.08%
Gold
1,295 +2 0.19%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 369 -2 0.40%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,981 -17 0.10%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 1,979 -2 0.11%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/12294966/delayed 20 0 0.05%

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FB /quotes/nls/fb 74.98 3.69 5.18%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 97.03 -0.16 -0.16%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 593.35 -2.63 -0.44%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.62 0.10 0.64%
C /quotes/nls/c 50.09 -0.09 -0.18%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.84 0.06 0.34%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.50 -0.38 -1.06%
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Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
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Balance Transfer 12.64% 12.64% 12.55%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.62%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 14.51%
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/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.51 +0.04 1.54%
German 10y
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Italy 10yr
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Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.56 +0.01 0.50%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.61 +0.05 1.96%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.53 -0.01 1.27%
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Corn
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AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 97.03 -0.16 -0.16%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 593.35 -2.63 -0.44%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.62 0.10 0.64%
C /quotes/nls/c 50.09 -0.09 -0.18%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.84 0.06 0.34%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.50 -0.38 -1.06%
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Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.46%
Balance Transfer 12.64% 12.64% 12.55%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.62%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 23.48%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
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