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Container Store: It’s the consumer’s fault, not ours
Container Store Container Store
Container Store becomes the latest seller of things people don't really need to blame the consumer, and their penny-pinching ways, for their woes.
Family Dollar fights billionaires at the gate
22 possible earnings-season gems
Trading Deck: Earnings caution

Wells Fargo earnings: Here’s what to expect
Wells Fargo Bloomberg News
Earnings, revenue expected to drop, but analysts will be watching for earnings growth to continue.
Alcoa's profit margin cheers Wall Street
New exchange-traded note bets on women

5 off-season trips with rewards beyond savings
Shutterstock
Vacations outside of peak times can offer much more than cost savings and shorter lines. Here are five types of destination worth visiting off-season.
How to fly on a private jet for under $200
Boomer travel: Planning a trip to Antarctica


Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare
Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare WalletHub
Obamacare is more popular in some states than others, and the rates of those who were uninsured after the Affordable Care Act varies dramatically from state to state, new research finds.
Celgene's arthritis drug fails a test; stock up
Another fed contract for Obamacare contractor

Foreign home buyers flock to properties in the U.S.
Amy Hoak: Foreign home buyers flock to U.S.
Home sales made to international buyers up about 35% for the year ending March 2014.
10 U.S. cities with most foreign-company jobs

Dangers of flying blind investing for retirement
Shutterstock
Very few Americans know which investment products are in their retirement portfolio, a survey finds. Here's what to do to save more intelligently.
How 1% can add $1 million to retirement
9 things you need to know about 401(k) fees

10 companies that own nearly all the food
10 companies that own nearly all the food
These conglomerates are responsible for almost all the processed food, candy and beverages stocked on supermarket shelves.
Kim Kardashian critiques PepsiCo CEO Nooyi

Need to know
European stocks at 2-month low after data
Costco same-store sales rise 6% in June
Stocks to watch: Family Dollar, Potbelly, WD-40
IBM to spend $3 bln on cloud-chip development
World Cup: Argentina to face Germany in final
BNP Paribas pleads guilty to violating sanctions
Man surrenders, accused of killing six in Texas
Honda recalls 175,000 hybrids in Japan: report
French industrial output drops unexpectedly

U.K. goods deficit widens more than expected


Chinese hackers access key U.S. data
Digital intruders have accessed a sensitive U.S. network containing federal employees' personal data, the NYT reports.
China's exports come in on the weak side
Japan machine orders see worst plunge ever

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?

Draghi calls for rules to align Europe economies
The ECB president wants powers to help narrow the economic differences between euro-zone countries.
U.S. vs. Europe, in one chart
Das: ECB needs better plan for the economy
Is Germany leading euro zone to no-growth cliff?


If ever the market flashed a ‘sell’ signal, it’s now
Insight: If you’ve studied bear markets, you know how this story will end, writes Michael Sincere.

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.

Lerner emailed IRS workers to be cautious over email
Former IRS official Lois Lerner warned her agency colleagues in 2013 to "be cautious" about what they say in emails — in an email.

U.S. teens struggle to read a pay slip
Less than one-third could identify how much money they would get after deductions, a PISA study on financial literacy finds.
Paying bills for adult kids? Try tough love

Boehner disagrees with Palin on Obama
Speaker shoots down Sarah Palin's call to impeach the president.
Obama urges Congress to pass border bill
Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama takes shape
Obama in Colorado: pot and a horse mask

Smartphone dependency fuels other addictions
Mobile devices can exacerbate anxiety and all kinds of self-destructive behavior.

The secret of why these 10 funds beat indexers
The more active stock-picking that mutual fund managers do, the better their long-run return, writes Conrad de Aenlle.
Gunderson: Solving mystery of asset allocation

6 companies set to report huge earnings gains
Analysis: The weather-related slump appears to be giving way to a profit rebound for U.S. corporations, writes Phil van Doorn.
Dow 17,000 is on the wrong side of history
Today's bubbles aren't like those of the past
/conga/frontpage.html 313417
Is this the most expensive car in the world?
The Ferrari 250 GTO, perhaps the bluest of blue-chip collector cars, has never lacked admirers. Bonhams has one up for auction next month.
How a big SUV, home office can cut your taxes

Detroit art now valued at up to
$4.6 billion

New value is a sharp increase over the previous estimate and could cause problems for city in bankruptcy court.

Iraq, Syria forced to drink sea water
Commentary:
With fresh-water supplies captured by rebels, they will turn to desalination, writes Amotz Asa-El.

Getting out of debt saved our marriage
Getting out of debt saved our marriage
When Ellie Kay married her husband Bob over two decades ago, she didn't know about his $40,000 in unsecured debt,
Does Facebook break up marriages?
4 costs new homeowners should plan for
Your TV watching could drive you into debt


Trading Strategies July: All about beer stocks
Trading Strategies: All about beer stocks
Ah, with the heat of summer upon us, what could be more refreshing for your portfolio than a cool beer stock or two? See what our experts have to say about investing in the brewery sector.
Why I love SABMiller | Good for what ales you
Another round of beer stocks?
See the complete report here
/conga/today.html 313407

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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 16,986 +79 0.47%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,419 +28 0.63%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,973 +9 0.46%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,597 -16 0.61%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/11829489/delayed 1,344 +19 1.46%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196851/delayed 101.65 -0.64 0.63%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,668 -50 0.75%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,667 -141 1.44%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,302 -58 1.32%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,409 -477 2.28%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,513 -234 2.18%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 336 -4 1.18%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,280 +10 0.30%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,216 -86 0.56%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,239 +63 0.27%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,038 0 0.01%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,373 -72 0.28%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,270 -6 0.18%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.36 0.00 0.18%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 101.28 -0.37 0.36%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.71 0.00 0.26%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 0.00 0.52%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 80.06 +0.03 0.04%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 72.79 +0.05 0.07%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.51 -0.05 1.80%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 1.17 -0.06 4.86%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.83 +0.06 2.13%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.80 +0.05 1.95%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.58 -0.08 3.06%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.54 0.00 0.31%
Crude Oil
102 -1 0.63%
Gold
1,344 +19 1.46%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 400 +2 0.44%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,791 -122 0.72%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 1,953 -15 0.75%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/12294966/delayed 22 +0 2.36%

Quotes

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FB /quotes/nls/fb 64.97 2.21 3.52%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 95.39 0.04 0.04%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 576.08 4.99 0.87%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.60 0.02 0.13%
C /quotes/nls/c 47.38 -0.04 -0.08%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.43 0.32 1.87%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.65 0.09 0.25%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 52.32 -0.06 -0.11%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 26.32 -0.05 -0.19%
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5 yr CD
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1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.3%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
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 14.97% 14.97% 14.91%
Airline 15.30% 15.30% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 23.48%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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Container Store: It’s the consumer’s fault, not ours
Container Store Container Store
Container Store becomes the latest seller of things people don't really need to blame the consumer, and their penny-pinching ways, for their woes.
Family Dollar fights billionaires at the gate
22 possible earnings-season gems
Trading Deck: Earnings caution

Wells Fargo earnings: Here’s what to expect
Wells Fargo Bloomberg News
Earnings, revenue expected to drop, but analysts will be watching for earnings growth to continue.
Alcoa's profit margin cheers Wall Street
New exchange-traded note bets on women

5 off-season trips with rewards beyond savings
Shutterstock
Vacations outside of peak times can offer much more than cost savings and shorter lines. Here are five types of destination worth visiting off-season.
How to fly on a private jet for under $200
Boomer travel: Planning a trip to Antarctica


Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare
Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare WalletHub
Obamacare is more popular in some states than others, and the rates of those who were uninsured after the Affordable Care Act varies dramatically from state to state, new research finds.
Celgene's arthritis drug fails a test; stock up
Another fed contract for Obamacare contractor

Foreign home buyers flock to properties in the U.S.
Amy Hoak: Foreign home buyers flock to U.S.
Home sales made to international buyers up about 35% for the year ending March 2014.
10 U.S. cities with most foreign-company jobs

Dangers of flying blind investing for retirement
Shutterstock
Very few Americans know which investment products are in their retirement portfolio, a survey finds. Here's what to do to save more intelligently.
How 1% can add $1 million to retirement
9 things you need to know about 401(k) fees

10 companies that own nearly all the food
10 companies that own nearly all the food
These conglomerates are responsible for almost all the processed food, candy and beverages stocked on supermarket shelves.
Kim Kardashian critiques PepsiCo CEO Nooyi

Need to know
European stocks at 2-month low after data
Costco same-store sales rise 6% in June
Stocks to watch: Family Dollar, Potbelly, WD-40
IBM to spend $3 bln on cloud-chip development
World Cup: Argentina to face Germany in final
BNP Paribas pleads guilty to violating sanctions
Man surrenders, accused of killing six in Texas
Honda recalls 175,000 hybrids in Japan: report

european data
French industrial output drops unexpectedly

Italy's industrial output unexpectedly fell in May
Euro-zone home prices fall for second quarter
U.K. goods deficit widens more than expected


Chinese hackers access key U.S. data
Digital intruders have accessed a sensitive U.S. network containing federal employees' personal data, the NYT reports.
China's exports come in on the weak side
Japan machine orders see worst plunge ever

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?

Draghi calls for rules to align Europe economies
The ECB president wants powers to help narrow the economic differences between euro-zone countries.
U.S. vs. Europe, in one chart
Das: ECB needs better plan for the economy
Is Germany leading euro zone to no-growth cliff?


If ever the market flashed a ‘sell’ signal, it’s now
Insight: If you’ve studied bear markets, you know how this story will end, writes Michael Sincere.

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.

Lerner emailed IRS workers to be cautious over email
Former IRS official Lois Lerner warned her agency colleagues in 2013 to "be cautious" about what they say in emails — in an email.

U.S. teens struggle to read a pay slip
Less than one-third could identify how much money they would get after deductions, a PISA study on financial literacy finds.
Paying bills for adult kids? Try tough love

Boehner disagrees with Palin on Obama
Speaker shoots down Sarah Palin's call to impeach the president.
Obama urges Congress to pass border bill
Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama takes shape
Obama in Colorado: pot and a horse mask

Smartphone dependency fuels other addictions
Mobile devices can exacerbate anxiety and all kinds of self-destructive behavior.

The secret of why these 10 funds beat indexers
The more active stock-picking that mutual fund managers do, the better their long-run return, writes Conrad de Aenlle.
Gunderson: Solving mystery of asset allocation

6 companies set to report huge earnings gains
Analysis: The weather-related slump appears to be giving way to a profit rebound for U.S. corporations, writes Phil van Doorn.
Dow 17,000 is on the wrong side of history
Today's bubbles aren't like those of the past
/conga/frontpage.html 313414
Is this the most expensive car in the world?
The Ferrari 250 GTO, perhaps the bluest of blue-chip collector cars, has never lacked admirers. Bonhams has one up for auction next month.
How a big SUV, home office can cut your taxes

Detroit art now valued at up to
$4.6 billion

New value is a sharp increase over the previous estimate and could cause problems for city in bankruptcy court.

Iraq, Syria forced to drink sea water
Commentary:
With fresh-water supplies captured by rebels, they will turn to desalination, writes Amotz Asa-El.

Getting out of debt saved our marriage
Getting out of debt saved our marriage
When Ellie Kay married her husband Bob over two decades ago, she didn't know about his $40,000 in unsecured debt,
Does Facebook break up marriages?
4 costs new homeowners should plan for
Your TV watching could drive you into debt


Trading Strategies July: All about beer stocks
Trading Strategies: All about beer stocks
Ah, with the heat of summer upon us, what could be more refreshing for your portfolio than a cool beer stock or two? See what our experts have to say about investing in the brewery sector.
Why I love SABMiller | Good for what ales you
Another round of beer stocks?
See the complete report here
/conga/today.html 313407

Markets »

67.12MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 79.31M
Unchanged
257
Decliners
2664
Advancers
3491
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 2 Years
Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 16,986 +79 0.47%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,419 +28 0.63%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,973 +9 0.46%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,599 -13 0.51%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/11829489/delayed 1,343 +18 1.37%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196851/delayed 101.94 -0.35 0.34%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,671 -47 0.71%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,684 -124 1.26%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,308 -52 1.20%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,495 -390 1.87%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,538 -209 1.94%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 336 -4 1.12%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,279 +8 0.25%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,216 -86 0.56%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,239 +63 0.27%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,038 0 0.01%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,310 -135 0.53%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,270 -6 0.18%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.36 0.00 0.12%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 101.33 -0.32 0.31%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.71 0.00 0.21%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 -0.01 0.55%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 80.04 +0.01 0.02%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 72.80 +0.06 0.09%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.53 -0.02 0.88%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 1.19 -0.05 3.79%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.81 +0.04 1.50%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.79 +0.04 1.51%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.60 -0.06 2.37%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.54 0.00 0.31%
Crude Oil
102 0 0.34%
Gold
1,343 +18 1.37%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 401 +3 0.69%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,780 -133 0.79%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 1,952 -15 0.79%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/12294966/delayed 22 +0 2.12%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/nls/fb 64.97 2.21 3.52%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 95.39 0.04 0.04%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 576.08 4.99 0.87%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.60 0.02 0.13%
C /quotes/nls/c 47.38 -0.04 -0.08%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.43 0.32 1.87%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.65 0.09 0.25%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 52.32 -0.06 -0.11%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 26.32 -0.05 -0.19%
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5 yr CD
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2 yr CD
0.8%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.3%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
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 14.97% 14.97% 14.91%
Airline 15.30% 15.30% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 23.48%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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Container Store: It’s the consumer’s fault, not ours
Container Store Container Store
Container Store becomes the latest seller of things people don't really need to blame the consumer, and their penny-pinching ways, for their woes.
Family Dollar fights billionaires at the gate
22 possible earnings-season gems
Trading Deck: Earnings caution

Wells Fargo earnings: Here’s what to expect
Wells Fargo Bloomberg News
Earnings, revenue expected to drop, but analysts will be watching for earnings growth to continue.
Alcoa's profit margin cheers Wall Street
New exchange-traded note bets on women

5 off-season trips with rewards beyond savings
Shutterstock
Vacations outside of peak times can offer much more than cost savings and shorter lines. Here are five types of destination worth visiting off-season.
How to fly on a private jet for under $200
Boomer travel: Planning a trip to Antarctica


Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare
Uninsured higher in ‘red’ states post-Obamacare WalletHub
Obamacare is more popular in some states than others, and the rates of those who were uninsured after the Affordable Care Act varies dramatically from state to state, new research finds.
Celgene's arthritis drug fails a test; stock up
Another fed contract for Obamacare contractor

Foreign home buyers flock to properties in the U.S.
Amy Hoak: Foreign home buyers flock to U.S.
Home sales made to international buyers up about 35% for the year ending March 2014.
10 U.S. cities with most foreign-company jobs

Dangers of flying blind investing for retirement
Shutterstock
Very few Americans know which investment products are in their retirement portfolio, a survey finds. Here's what to do to save more intelligently.
How 1% can add $1 million to retirement
9 things you need to know about 401(k) fees

10 companies that own nearly all the food
10 companies that own nearly all the food
These conglomerates are responsible for almost all the processed food, candy and beverages stocked on supermarket shelves.
Kim Kardashian critiques PepsiCo CEO Nooyi

Need to know
European stocks at 2-month low after data
Costco same-store sales rise 6% in June
Stocks to watch: Family Dollar, Potbelly, WD-40
IBM to spend $3 bln on cloud-chip development
World Cup: Argentina to face Germany in final
BNP Paribas pleads guilty to violating sanctions
Man surrenders, accused of killing six in Texas
Honda recalls 175,000 hybrids in Japan: report
French industrial output drops unexpectedly

U.K. goods deficit widens more than expected


Chinese hackers access key U.S. data
Digital intruders have accessed a sensitive U.S. network containing federal employees' personal data, the NYT reports.
China's exports come in on the weak side
Japan machine orders see worst plunge ever

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?

Draghi calls for rules to align Europe economies
The ECB president wants powers to help narrow the economic differences between euro-zone countries.
U.S. vs. Europe, in one chart
Das: ECB needs better plan for the economy
Is Germany leading euro zone to no-growth cliff?


If ever the market flashed a ‘sell’ signal, it’s now
Insight: If you’ve studied bear markets, you know how this story will end, writes Michael Sincere.

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.

Lerner emailed IRS workers to be cautious over email
Former IRS official Lois Lerner warned her agency colleagues in 2013 to "be cautious" about what they say in emails — in an email.

U.S. teens struggle to read a pay slip
Less than one-third could identify how much money they would get after deductions, a PISA study on financial literacy finds.
Paying bills for adult kids? Try tough love

Boehner disagrees with Palin on Obama
Speaker shoots down Sarah Palin's call to impeach the president.
Obama urges Congress to pass border bill
Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama takes shape
Obama in Colorado: pot and a horse mask

Smartphone dependency fuels other addictions
Mobile devices can exacerbate anxiety and all kinds of self-destructive behavior.

The secret of why these 10 funds beat indexers
The more active stock-picking that mutual fund managers do, the better their long-run return, writes Conrad de Aenlle.
Gunderson: Solving mystery of asset allocation

6 companies set to report huge earnings gains
Analysis: The weather-related slump appears to be giving way to a profit rebound for U.S. corporations, writes Phil van Doorn.
Dow 17,000 is on the wrong side of history
Today's bubbles aren't like those of the past
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Is this the most expensive car in the world?
The Ferrari 250 GTO, perhaps the bluest of blue-chip collector cars, has never lacked admirers. Bonhams has one up for auction next month.
How a big SUV, home office can cut your taxes

Detroit art now valued at up to
$4.6 billion

New value is a sharp increase over the previous estimate and could cause problems for city in bankruptcy court.

Iraq, Syria forced to drink sea water
Commentary:
With fresh-water supplies captured by rebels, they will turn to desalination, writes Amotz Asa-El.

Getting out of debt saved our marriage
Getting out of debt saved our marriage
When Ellie Kay married her husband Bob over two decades ago, she didn't know about his $40,000 in unsecured debt,
Does Facebook break up marriages?
4 costs new homeowners should plan for
Your TV watching could drive you into debt


Trading Strategies July: All about beer stocks
Trading Strategies: All about beer stocks
Ah, with the heat of summer upon us, what could be more refreshing for your portfolio than a cool beer stock or two? See what our experts have to say about investing in the brewery sector.
Why I love SABMiller | Good for what ales you
Another round of beer stocks?
See the complete report here
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67.12MDow Volume:
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Unchanged
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Decliners
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Advancers
3491
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 16,986 +79 0.47%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,419 +28 0.63%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,973 +9 0.46%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,597 -16 0.62%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/11829489/delayed 1,344 +19 1.46%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196851/delayed 101.65 -0.64 0.63%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,668 -50 0.74%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,668 -140 1.43%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,302 -58 1.32%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,413 -473 2.26%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,513 -234 2.17%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 336 -4 1.18%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,280 +10 0.30%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,216 -86 0.56%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,239 +63 0.27%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,038 0 0.01%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,373 -72 0.28%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,270 -6 0.18%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.36 0.00 0.18%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 101.29 -0.36 0.35%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.71 0.00 0.26%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 0.00 0.53%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 80.07 +0.04 0.04%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 72.79 +0.05 0.07%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.51 -0.05 1.80%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 1.17 -0.06 4.92%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.83 +0.06 2.13%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.80 +0.05 1.95%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.58 -0.08 3.06%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.54 0.00 0.31%
Crude Oil
102 -1 0.63%
Gold
1,344 +19 1.46%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 400 +2 0.44%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,791 -122 0.72%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 1,952 -15 0.76%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/12294966/delayed 22 +1 2.43%

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FB /quotes/nls/fb 64.97 2.21 3.52%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 95.39 0.04 0.04%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 576.08 4.99 0.87%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.60 0.02 0.13%
C /quotes/nls/c 47.38 -0.04 -0.08%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.43 0.32 1.87%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.65 0.09 0.25%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 52.32 -0.06 -0.11%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 26.32 -0.05 -0.19%
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1 yr CD
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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 14.97% 14.97% 14.91%
Airline 15.30% 15.30% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 23.48%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
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