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Zara pulls ‘concentration camp’ pajamas off market
Michaels’ shares are painting a pretty picture
The most hated car company in America is ...
• Guess who owns the world’s only purple Tesla?
• Google car may mean cheaper car insurance
Passive investing will keep gaining ground: Vanguard
• Passive investing is now the mainstream
Forget bedbugs — these bugs are bigger worries
• 10 businesses profiting from germaphobia
• Scientists seek to map bedbug genome
Smith & Wesson sales cool as gun-control fears wane First Take: Many consumers appear to quit buying weapons as fear that their availability will be curtailed abates, writes Steve Goldstein.
• 10 things the gun industry won’t tell you
Why Ferguson, Mo., matters for investors Opinion: The friction between protesters and police in this St. Louis suburb is also about economic opportunity, writes David Weidner.
• Who wants to invest in Ferguson, Mo., now?
• The Ferguson, Mo., you don’t know
• 10 good things you don’t know about Ferguson
• Ferguson and money: Where did the banks go?
• Ferguson’s rage has roots in China, Mexico
No more living on the wrong side of the tracks
• Michael Sincere: Housing market is falling apart
• City-by-city look at home prices: Slowing in S.F.
• Underwater mortgages hit property market
• China’s housing plunge sparks violent clashes
• Russia plans to halt gas flow to EU: Ukraine
• H-P surpasses IBM as No. 1 in server sales
• Taiwan’s Apple plays lead Asian stock gains
• Ireland’s Ryanair among gains in Europe
• 5 apps for spying on a spouse
Insight: Mark Hulbert looks at the latest from Sam Eisenstadt, one of the best at calling the market.
• What S&P did last 2 times the Fed started hiking
• Who’ll raise rates first: Fed or Bank of England?
• Don’t ignore the ‘buts’ in Draghi hints at QE
• French leader keeps up pressure on ECB to act
Big U.S. banks prepare to make even more money
Analysis: A rise in interest rates will help them earn billions more, writes Phil van Doorn.
CBO sees $506 billion deficit in 2014
Congressional Budget Office raises its forecast by $14 billion.
California kill switch law seen going national
Manufacturers are expected to make anti-theft technology a default setting in all mobile phones.
Could McDonald’s reel in Chipotle?
Burger giant may rue the day it gave up controlling stake in the fast-growing burrito chain (24/7 Wall St.).
• Should you pull a ‘Burger King’ to cut tax bill?
Time Warner Cable back up after outage
Cable operator calls Internet, on-demand services largely restored.
• These companies won big at the Emmys
Joe Biden heads to secret fundraisers
Joe Biden beats the drums at secret fundraisers, plus the farm bill as campaign fodder.
• ‘Iron is hot’ to act on tax inversions, Levin says
Four traps wrecking your retirement
There are many ways to undermine retirement savings, but these four traps are easy to avoid, says Paul Merriman.
• Estate-planning issues when age gap is large
Why Indian stocks are a buy right now
Opinion: Long-awaited economic reforms will propel economic growth for years, writes investment strategist Henry To.
Germany must soften as France falls apart
Opinion: Building tensions point to a schism among three main members of the EMU, says David Marsh.
• Scotland casts a chill on U.K. stocks
• Baltics are hidden gems; Lithuania is a jewel
• Is it time to borrow euros?
Mobileye is ‘iPhone moment’ for car industry
Analysts kick off coverage of the car-camera maker, saying the tech has the potential to disrupt the auto industry.
• Will driverless cars kill drivers’ ed?
• Car hacking could become the new carjacking
E-cigarettes hooking more high school kids
Also on rise is number of teens who say they’ll try regular smokes, too.
How to protect against risk after S&P 2,000
Trading Deck: Protect profit from a potential gap down, writes Thomas H. Kee Jr.
• V-shaped rebounds have become the norm
• Chart that stock bulls don’t want you to see
• Bulls in no danger of running off a cliff
Fed is feeling political pressure about lack of jobs
Opinion: People are beginning to realize the Fed is the only Washington institution that can help them, writes Darrell Delamaide.
In a leaderless world, capitalists are taking control
Opinion: Paul B. Farrell lays out six stages to a world where the leaders are presidents of a company, not a nation.
Civilization must declare war on radical Islamism
Opinion: Murder of journalist James Foley should trigger a new international strategy, says Amotz Asa-El.
• U.S. preps for surveillance flights over Syria
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