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First Take: Is the economy running on subprime loans again? Steve Goldstein looks under the hood.
Why consumers allow overdue debt to pile up.
The world’s unluckiest poker player out $1 million
Driverless cars allowed on U.K. public roads next year
Even pros don’t know this about the market in August Commentary: August doesn't deserve its bad reputation, says Mark Hulbert.
Which presidents fought unemployment and won?
Does your mutual fund
own Argentine bonds?
• Argentina bonds jump on hopes of late deal
• Banks ready plan to help Argentina avoid default
Watch UCLA campus flood
Obama-Netanyahu ‘transcript’ fuels uproar
• Commentary: Gaza could be economic oasis
Time Warner Cable worries about Dodgers, not suitors
White-collar crime pays — up to $5,000 a speech
This sextet of financial criminals, and others, have gone from the penitentiary to the podium.
• Sam Antar: The CFO behind Crazy Eddie fraud
• Vernon Beck: Pilot who swiped $13.5 million
• Aaron Beam: Fueled scandal at HealthSouth
• Dan Bubalo: Accidental fraud landed him in jail
• Chuck Gallagher: Stole from accounting clients
• Amy Wilson: Office manager embezzled $350K
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• Private-sector job growth tops 200,000 again
• Regeneron shares on cholesterol drug test
• Amgen shares hit record on cost-cutting plans
• ADT, SodaStream gain; Buffalo Wild Wings drop
• McDonald’s ruling sets ominous tone
• Barclays tops FTSE 100 after upbeat results
• Relief rally in Russia after ‘tougher’ sanctions
• Amgen plans to cut up to 2,900 jobs
• Lucky Strike maker's sales hit by currencies
• Airbus profit climbs 50% on orders backlog
• Earnings preview: Exxon’s Russian gambit
Twitter shares are still a buy, charts show
Twitter shares are flying a bit high, but investors shouldn’t fear the expected swoon. In fact, they should welcome it.
• Analysts rush to lift their Twitter price targets
• Poletti: Can Twitter convert the logged out?
• 24/7 Wall St.: Twitter record high not threatened
What to watch for from Whole Foods
Whole Foods stock has been the No. 2 worst S&P 500 performer in 2014.
• Opinion: Whole Foods stock is getting cheap
• Whole Foods is No. 2 worst on S&P this year
• Wall Street rates 10 favorite fast-food joints
Congress wants to revive ‘lower’ airfares
A bill to allow exclusion of taxes and fees from airline advertising heads to the Senate.
Not all Vanguard funds are equal
RetireMentors: Vanguard’s Small Cap Value Index is an excellent fund but there’s an even better choice in the Vanguard suite, says Paul Merriman.
• Beware side effects from a target fund cure-all
Don’t expect much, says Bill Gross
Bill Gross explains why investors need to lower their expectations for capital gains over the coming years.
Russia sanctions hit Europe stocks
New, tougher sanctions on Russia weigh on European stocks as investors analyze the potential consequences of the measures.
Why this bond veteran is worried
Dan Fuss has been around the bond markets a long time, often making money by buying up lower-quality securities. Now he’s getting worried.
• 3-year Treasury yield jumps above 1% after GDP
• Stock trader who called 3 crashes sees another
• 10-year may yield 4% by late Thanksgiving
• Spanish 10-year yield less than U.S. Treasury
• Junk-bond fears rise as outflows accelerate
How terrorist groups make their money
Kidnappings and illicit oil sales: How al Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are bankrolling their operations.
Another vote for Redskins name change
Hillary Clinton knocks the Redskins' name. Plus: The 'highway cliff' gets closer and why Kean thinks Christie has a real shot at the White House.
• Political dynasties at work in Senate races
10 small but snobby cities
Website ranks these cities as the snobbiest based on the highest median household income and home values, plus the number of art galleries and private schools.
• A city-by-city look at home prices in May
• 10 best cities for millennials, new home buyers
• 10 tips to sell your house to Web-savvy buyers
• 6 Californias? How about 7 Rhode Islands
How to fight these 3 pet meds scams
Complaints about online pet med companies jump 60%.
China’s big bust shocks the nation
If you read only one “China probes top official” story this year, it should be this one.
• How China’s anti-corruption drive works (Caixin)
• McDonald’s Japan offers tofu McNuggets
• Japan industrial output misses forecast widely
What to watch for in Tesla earnings
Investors will focus on deliveries and "gigafactory" updates when Tesla reports results.
• Tesla only car play with upside: Morgan Stanley
• Tesla, Panasonic may have ‘gigafactory’ deal
5 things not to buy at dollar stores
Choose wisely when shopping lowest prices.
• What not to buy on Amazon
The mother of all new trends
Trading Deck: Developing trend
could lead investors to a nice rally in a beaten-down space, writes Michael A. Gayed.
• What’s best way to view this market?
America ‘Under the Dome’
Horror master Stephen King’s “Under the Dome” is a vision of America’s future. Trapped in a massive bubble world warning us to wake up.
Fed says 'economic activity rebounded in 2nd quarter'
Fed cuts bond-buying to $25 billion-a-month pace
Fed: Inflation less likely to run persistently below 2%
Fed still sees 'significant' slack in labor market
Fed says long-run inflation expectations remain stable
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