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Bank fines top $142 billion, but pale vs. tobacco fines
• Latest B. of A. settlement is 3 years of profit
Debate over ‘$10.8 trillion’ Rex Nutting column
Sarah Palin still upset over Tina Fey impersonation
• Boehner’s troubles are just starting
• 5 celebrity fragrances that may surprise you
A GOP-controlled Senate might not change much
• Hillary Clinton seeks Iowa redemption
Parents, stop paying off your kids’ student loans
Do this if Social Security number was stolen
• UPS warns of possible credit-card data breach
States with GOP governors boast highest growth rates
• California's GDP — even bigger than you thought
• Fed's George: Hike rates sooner than later
• Jobless claims drop 14,000 to 298,000
• H-P, Hormel gain on results, Sears falls
• Wall Street questions H-P viability
• Family Dollar: Dollar Tree over Dollar General
• Video chat: How to make money in the long run
• Raiffeisen rallies, miners fall: Europe movers
• Europe shrugs off PMIs | Miners drag on FTSE
• Cold reality of the ice bucket challenge
This sector can withstand all the ‘bubble’ talk
Commentary: Jeff Reeves explains why health care is the ultimate shield from a market decline.
Why the Fed
may never do
Trading Deck: To do it again would open it to suggestions it has no credibility, writes Michael Gayed..
• L.A. Little: Why the Fed may do QE again
• Fed more divided on jobs-market improvement
• Yellen’s message at Jackson Hole
• Nutting: The Fed's 10.8 trillion failures
Vanguard nears $3 trillion in assets
Investors are stepping away from funds run by star managers.
• Passive investing is now mainstream
Ex-mob boss doesn’t trust Wall Street
Former boss of the Colombo crime family in New York says mob has better ethics than Wall Street.
Everything you know about the euro crisis is wrong
Commentary: The euro-zone crisis has flipped from South to North, upending everything policy makers thought, writes Matthew Lynn.
• 5 stocks to benefit from the pound’s drop
Europe’s Russia plays in pain over Ukraine
A basket of European stocks exposed to Russia has plunged 15% since the Ukraine conflict began six months ago.
• Who gets dinged if Russia bans car imports?
• Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants
• Why Moscow sanctions will be felt in California
Watch the U.S. dollar
The U.S. currency is making a big move to the upside. Here’s why it matters to you.
• Time has come to short the U.S. dollar: Saxo
EU kicks up dust over these vacuums
Five of seven vacuum cleaners rated highly by one U.K. consumer group fall foul of this controversial EU ruling.
Will Tesla become the ‘short of the decade’?
The relentless ascent of Tesla shares rouses skepticism in yet another analyst.
Don’t create a budget, and other financial tips
Jonathan Burton explains why it's a mistake to pay financial-adviser commissions, as he lays out pet peeves.
• Not saving for old age? At least think about it
• 5 ways to cut financial stress in retirement
The $2,400 debt that wouldn’t die
Eduardo Austin assumed he was finally free of the debt after the final garnishment was taken. He wasn’t.
5 reasons Americans are unhappy
Why people living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world are glum
• Most, least expensive states to live in
• 10 states with best bang for tax dollars
• Americans only take half of their paid vacation
What to look for in Gap’s profit report
Gap appears well positioned to extend its streak of better-than-expected profit reports, despite a difficult environment for retailers.
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