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67.45MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.14M
Unchanged
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Decliners
2444
Advancers
3809
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 17,828 +13 0.07%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,787 +29 0.61%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,073 +6 0.28%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,570 -6 0.22%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,184 -14 1.14%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 68.81 -4.88 6.62%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,695 -29 0.43%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,963 -12 0.12%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,369 -13 0.31%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,070 -31 0.15%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,716 -12 0.11%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 347 -1 0.20%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,106 -2 0.05%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,460 +211 1.23%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,987 -17 0.07%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,683 +52 1.99%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,773 +334 1.17%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/realtime 3,354 +13 0.40%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.24%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.23 +0.51 0.43%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.26%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.85 0.00 0.54%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.22 +0.21 0.24%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.75 +0.26 0.33%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.21 -0.04 1.68%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.66 +0.00 0.47%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.02 -0.02 0.75%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.88 -0.01 0.33%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 1.92 0.00 0.02%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.42 0.00 0.87%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 69 -5 6.62%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,184 -14 1.14%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 392 +4 1.10%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,792 -18 0.10%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,069 -3 0.16%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 -1 3.38%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 77.62 1.99 2.63%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 119.00 1.40 1.19%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 540.37 -0.71 -0.13%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.11 0.01 0.06%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.13 -0.20 -0.37%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.61 -0.07 -0.45%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.13 0.31 0.89%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 41.59 0.02 0.05%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.87 0.01 0.04%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
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% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.73% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.93% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.94% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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    Question: I recently sold a rental property for less than half of what I paid for it. Can I write off the loss? — Lillie Lewis, Memphis

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    – Victor Palacios, Staten Island, N.Y.

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    Question: I will be accepting a full time position approximately 165 miles from my current home though my wife will continue to reside there. I plan to rent an apartment where I’ll be living permanently and I’ll have to move some of my belongings. I will probably make one trip back home each month at the most. I will also have to purchase a new computer and television set for work purposes. What portion, if any, of the monthly rental and/or moving costs in the new city would be deductible?

    – Ross Steiner, Los Angeles, Calif.

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    What Are The Tax Rules for Retiree Home Sales?

    Question: What are the tax implications for a home sale by a retired couple, both over 65? Is there a $500,000 capital gains tax exclusion if they buy another home of equal or greater value?  Or are there new rules? What if they do not buy another home, but buy into a retirement community, apartment or condo?

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    Question: I was awarded a lump sum of money in my divorce and will be getting it sometime in the beginning of 2012. It clearly states in the divorce decree that it is my share of equity in the house. Is it taxable? And if so, what is the tax percentage rate?

    –Cheryl Warren, Conn.

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    Should I Buy a Home for Cash?

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    – Richard, Fairmont, West Virginia

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    – Timothy Aussem, Ottawa, Ill.

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67.45MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.14M
Unchanged
247
Decliners
2444
Advancers
3809
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 17,828 +13 0.07%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,787 +29 0.61%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,073 +6 0.28%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,569 -7 0.27%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,183 -15 1.22%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 68.62 -5.07 6.88%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,679 -45 0.67%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,955 -20 0.20%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,363 -19 0.44%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,999 -101 0.50%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,694 -33 0.31%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 347 -1 0.28%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,106 -2 0.06%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,460 +211 1.23%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,987 -17 0.07%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,683 +52 1.99%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,778 +339 1.19%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/realtime 3,358 +17 0.50%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.25%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.17 +0.45 0.38%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.25%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.85 0.00 0.55%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.19 +0.19 0.21%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.75 +0.26 0.33%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.20 -0.04 1.80%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.66 +0.00 0.09%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.02 -0.02 0.91%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.88 -0.01 0.47%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 1.92 -0.01 0.33%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.42 0.00 0.92%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 69 -5 6.88%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,183 -15 1.22%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 392 +4 1.10%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,793 -17 0.10%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,070 -3 0.12%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 -1 3.38%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 77.62 1.99 2.63%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 119.00 1.40 1.19%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 540.37 -0.71 -0.13%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.11 0.01 0.06%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.13 -0.20 -0.37%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.61 -0.07 -0.45%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.13 0.31 0.89%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 41.59 0.02 0.05%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.87 0.01 0.04%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
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% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.73% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.93% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.94% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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67.45MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.14M
Unchanged
247
Decliners
2444
Advancers
3809
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 17,828 +13 0.07%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,787 +29 0.61%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,073 +6 0.28%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,570 -6 0.22%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,184 -14 1.14%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 68.81 -4.88 6.62%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,695 -29 0.43%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,963 -12 0.12%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,369 -13 0.31%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,070 -31 0.15%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,716 -12 0.11%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 347 -1 0.20%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,106 -2 0.05%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,460 +211 1.23%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,987 -17 0.07%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,683 +52 1.99%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,773 +334 1.17%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/realtime 3,354 +13 0.40%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.24%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.23 +0.51 0.43%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.26%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.85 0.00 0.54%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.22 +0.21 0.24%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.75 +0.26 0.33%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.21 -0.04 1.68%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.66 +0.00 0.47%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.02 -0.02 0.75%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.88 -0.01 0.33%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 1.92 0.00 0.02%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.42 0.00 0.87%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 69 -5 6.62%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,184 -14 1.14%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 392 +4 1.10%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,792 -18 0.10%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,069 -3 0.16%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 -1 3.38%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 77.62 1.99 2.63%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 119.00 1.40 1.19%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 540.37 -0.71 -0.13%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.11 0.01 0.06%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.13 -0.20 -0.37%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.61 -0.07 -0.45%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.13 0.31 0.89%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 41.59 0.02 0.05%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.87 0.01 0.04%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
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% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.73% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.93% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.94% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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  • /quotes/zigman/38678035/composite VA-1.10%
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