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Portugal bank woes — shades of debt crisis in 2012
Five things to know about Espírito Santo and Europe
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U.S. states with the most ‘STEM’ workers
States with highest proportions of science, technology, engineering and math workers.
Satya Nadella charts brave new course for Microsoft Commentary: CEO lays out plans for structural, philosophical changes at software giant.
Did Fed slip end of bond buying into its minutes?
• Fed appears uneasy over market complacency
• House hearing opens Pandora's box for Fed
Social Security loophole’s huge windfall opportunity RetireMentors: You might be familiar with the file-and-suspend strategy, but you probably never heard of this unusual twist, says Robert Klein.
Murderer turns himself into ‘Oracle of San Quentin’
• How prison inmates learn about money
How a parent’s health-care bills could hurt you
• Caring for mom, dad? Take care of yourself too
• How to help without blowing your savings
5 off-season trips with rewards beyond savings
• How to fly on a private jet for under $200
• Boomer travel: Planning a trip to Antarctica
• Amazon sued by FTC over in-app purchases
• Family Dollar disappoints, but shares rise
• Senate confirms Shaun Donovan to run OMB
• IBM to spend $3 bln on cloud-chip development
• How hackers are infecting shipping scanners
Woman arrested in Google exec’s yacht death
Police say alleged prostitute injected heroin into executive, cleaned up evidence and left him to die.
Cynk: Quite possibly the bubbliest stock of all
Cynk has rallied almost 25,000% over past few weeks, sending traders (and markets reporters) on an Internet goose chase to figure out what it's all about.
Elon Musk gives
$1 million to future Tesla museum
A birthday gift for Nikola Tesla: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk pledges $1 million for a science museum honoring the Serbian-American inventor.
Germany wants top U.S. spy to leave country
Top U.S. intelligence official at embassy in Berlin is asked to leave the country, an unusual and forceful response to American espionage furor.
Ten brands that could vanish in 2015
Some disappearances may be due to mergers and others to full-scale failure (24/7 Wall St.).
• 5 great brands that I think are bad investments
Republicans push to deport faster
Speedier deportation of border crossers would require a law change.
• States may scale back construction projects
• Jobless claims fall to nearly a 7-year low
• Obama urges Congress to pass border bill
• Boehner disagrees with Palin on Obama
Politically, millennials swing both ways
Over half would support a socially liberal, fiscally conservative candidate.
• American teens can’t read a pay slip
Emmys show TV networks own none of the buzz
Commentary: Cable TV and streaming are looking like the movies used to, writes Jon Friedman.
• ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Fargo’ head Emmy pack
• Netflix scores 31 Emmy nominations
Far from Wall Street, an inflation dove flies
Here's why economist Lacy Hunt is sticking to a view that inflation is set to fall, even as Wall Street firms raise their forecasts.
• Gasoline prices set to curb economic growth?
Wells Fargo earnings: What to expect
Earnings, revenue expected to drop, but analysts will be watching for earnings growth to continue
• Van Doorn: Look past some ugly numbers
• 6 companies set to report huge earnings gains
• 22 stocks that may be gems of earnings season
Ending unemployment benefits didn’t cut jobless rate
Commentary: Long-term unemployed are finding more jobs, as is everyone, writes Rex Nutting.
Emerging markets stocks are still a lousy investment
Commentary: Even though emerging markets have rebounded, U.S. shares outperform in the long run, writes Howard Gold.
Another sign the bull market is nearing its end
Commentary: Companies no longer want to buy their own shares, a worrisome sign, writes Mark Hulbert.
• Michael Sincere: Tme for a market ‘sell’ signal
Return envy: Why ‘style drift’ matters
RetireMentors: 70 fixed-income funds hold more than 4% in stocks — half of those are 10% to 60% equities, Mitch Tuchman finds.
• The secret of why these 10 funds beat indexers
• Gunderson: Solving mystery of asset allocation
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