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Obama-Netanyahu 'transcript' fuels uproar
Bloomberg
An alleged transcript of talks between Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raises eyebrows and provokes debate, even as both sides deny its veracity.
Commentary: Gaza could be economic oasis

6 Californias? How about
7 Rhode Islands
somchaij/Shutterstock.com
Commentary: Tim Draper's plan to split the Golden State should go farther, argues David Weidner.
Plan to cut California into six parts goes to vote

These 10 small cities are the snobbiest in America
These 10 small cities are the snobbiest in America
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.

SPECIAL REPORT
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
Read the complete MarketWatch special report

London’s famous Gherkin expected to fetch $1.1 bln
A picture shows a view of the City of London, London's main financial district with the Gherkin on February 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)  AFP/Getty Images
One of the most iconic buildings on the London skyline is on the market.

A city-by-city look
at home prices in May
Chicago (shown) has third biggest April-to-May rise in home prices, Case-Shiller data reveal. Four-bedroom house on Cleveland Avenue in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood is listed for $2.8 million as of April 21, 2014.   MarketWatch/Tim Rostan
Chicago (shown) has third biggest April-to-May rise in home prices, Case-Shiller data reveal.
U.S. home prices rise 1.1% in May: Case-Shiller
What Zillow-Trulia means for home searches
Housing market still isn’t all fine and dandy


10 best cities for millennials and first-time home buyers
IVY PHOTOS/Shutterstock.com
Slow job growth and student debt are making it harder for first-time home buyers.
10 tips to sell your house to Web-savvy buyers

This tweak from the Fed could rock the market
Is there anything the Fed could say to rock the market? Maybe this tweak Reuters
The Federal Reserve could decide to shake markets out of their complacency.
The risk after Fed begins tightening

How health care ate U.S. economy, in one map

New map shows how health care has become the predominant employer in most U.S. states.
Khosla: Soon, your doctor may be a phone app

Five ways to invest in sex, from used books to Viagra
Fox photographer George Freston poses as a passenger on the London Underground, reading D H Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' on the day the book went on general sale, after a jury in the Old Bailey found that the book was not an obscene publication.    (Photo by Derek Berwin/Getty Images)  Getty Images
The success of "50 Shades of Grey" shows there's an appetite for the erotic . Here are five ideas on how to invest in the selling of sex.

Five things you shouldn’t buy at dollar stores
5 things not to buy at dollar stores Bloomberg
How to choose wisely when shopping for the lowest prices.
Dollar General may be in play
Icahn’s $149 million profit off Family Dollar
Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Need to know
Asia stocks: Latest quotes
S&P, Dow end at session lows
Stocks to watch Wednesday: Twitter, AmEx
Tesla to compromise with China on chargers
ECB's Weidmann cheers German wage gains
Amgen plans to cut up to 2,900 jobs
UPS misses profit forecast, cuts guidance
Earnings preview: Exxon’s Russian gambit
Herbalife sinks, Darden gains, Plug Power up
Consumer confidence highest since late 2007

China’s big bust shocks the nation
If you read only one “China probes top official” story this year, it should be this one, suggests Merrill Lynch.
How China’s anti-corruption drive works (Caixin)
McDonald’s Japan offers tofu McNuggets
Japan industrial output misses forecast widely

Watch as UCLA floods
Skimboarding in the fading Southern California sun is one of those quintessential summer images. Except when it's taking place miles away from the beach.

UPS shares deliver a Dow Theory warning for stocks
Based on the century-old Dow Theory of market analysis, the transports' weakness bodes badly for the broader market.

Wal-Mart buys and shuts tech start-up
In the race for talent, one of the best ways, at least demonstrated by Wal-Mart's purchase of Luvocracy, is to gobble up the whole company itself first.

10-year may yield 4% by late autumn
Insight: Bond bullishness at near-record levels is a bad sign, says Mark Hulbert.
Spanish 10-year yield less than U.S. Treasury
Junk-bond fears rise as outflows accelerate

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.

Breadth divergence threatens stocks
Commentary: Stock-market indicators are turning bearish — and most worrisome among this group is breadth.
Charts reflect approach to S&P 2,000

Russian stocks' fall may be 'tip of iceberg'
The situation is only set to get tougher for Russian banks and corporations as the U.S. and Europe tighten sanctions and credit tightens.
Obama expands sanctions on Russia

Ukraine setbacks
hit Putin
Pro-Russia rebels see  battlefield setbacks as the West agrees tougher sanctions aimed at forcing Moscow to cut support for the militias.

Economy shrugs off winter blahs
Remember that 2.9% plunge in U.S. growth during an unusually blustery first quarter? Well, forget about it. Analysts polled by MarketWatch see a big rebound.

5 questions to ask your financial adviser first
If an investment adviser has had legal problems or run-ins with regulators in the past, that says something about how he or she will invest your money.
3 sell strategies to protect your savings
How annuities profile potential buyers

Whole Foods stock is getting cheap
Opinion: Shares are cheap after investors got rattled by slashing of famously high prices, says Michael Brush.
Whole Foods is No. 2 worst on S&P this year
Wall Street rates 10 favorite fast-food joints

Let Ford and GM steer your portfolio
Analysis: These car stocks are undervalued, says Phil van Doorn.

Inversion critics want ‘deserters’ punished
Carl Levin and others want companies that pursue overseas M&A to cut taxes to be denied federal contracts.

Wall Street upbeat about Tesla
Investors will focus on deliveries and "gigafactory" updates when Tesla reports results.
Tesla, Panasonic may have ‘gigafactory’ deal

Argentine bonds turn up in mutual funds
Turns out it's not just hedge funds that hold Argentina sovereign debt.
   
Why foreigners buy the dollar
There are complaints about its dominance in global finance, but few shun the greenback.
How yen will play out as BOJ sticks to QE path

Why your job should not feel comfortable
Being terrified most of the time could pay off in performance and work satisfaction, argues Steve Errey.

J.P. Morgan cutting hundreds in tech support
Job cuts come as bank battles sluggish revenue, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Has yuor brokerage account been hacked?
Was your brokerage account hacked?
There is a risk that cyberthieves have hacked into your account. Here’s how to protect yourself.
/conga/frontpage.html 315420
McConnell
has his first
poll lead
Kentucky Republican leads Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes in Senate race poll for the first time.
Connect with Palin for just $9.95 a month

CliffsNotes critique
of Ivy League education
Ivy League education turns students into zombies, says ex-Yale prof.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s estate mistake
Opinion: Philip Seymour Hoffman needed some honest estate-planning advice, writes Melissa Montgomery-Fitzsimmons.
Mick Jagger still rocking as he turns 71

How to play the pound in Scottish vote
Prepare for sterling to fall ahead of Scotland's referendum on splitting from the U.K., say analysts.
Buy European stocks on dips, says J.P. Morgan
6 things to watch in Europe this week

Five questions with Carlyle’s chief economist
5 questions to Carlyle’s chief economist
Jason Thomas is concerned that share-buybacks are distorting earnings and covering up weak sales growth.
5 biggest takeaways from this earnings season
What surge in M&A says about stock market
Buy-and-hold investing is dead
/conga/today.html 315418

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/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,958 -33 0.13%
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Euro
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Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.62%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 14.51%
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  • Mar 14, 2012
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    Can I Write Off Losses From a Rental Property Sale?

    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

  • Feb 6, 2012
    7:01 PM ET

    How Do I Get a Manufacturer to Honor Its Warranty?

    Question: The windows I purchased for my home came with a 10-year warranty, but after 16 months, the seal broke, causing problems. The manufacturer is ignoring my calls and letters. What’s my recourse?

    – Victor Palacios, Staten Island, N.Y.

  • Dec 20, 2011
    5:37 PM ET

    What Can I Deduct When Moving for Work?

    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.

  • Dec 18, 2011
    9:00 PM ET

    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?

    – Tom, Marin County, Calif.

  • Dec 6, 2011
    6:18 PM ET

    Is Home Equity From a Divorce Taxable?

    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.

  • Nov 27, 2011
    8:00 PM ET

    Should I Buy a Home for Cash?

    Question: I am 64 and my wife is 62. We both plant to retire in a few years and are expecting small monthly pensions to compliment our retirement savings. Should I buy a home for cash or continue to rent when we retire?

    – Richard, Fairmont, West Virginia

  • Nov 22, 2011
    5:50 PM ET

    How to Prove We Own Our Home?

    Question: My wife and I recently paid off our mortgage and are now debt-free. Will we get any proof that we are the owners of our home?

    – Timothy Aussem, Ottawa, Ill.

  • Nov 17, 2011
    7:05 PM ET

    Can I Refinance My Private Mortgage?

    Question: I have kept up with my mortgage payments for a year now following a modification.  My payment has been cut by a few hundred dollars and the remaining monthly balance is added to the principal balance. Will I be able to refinance under HARP even though my mortgage is not backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac?

  • Nov 6, 2011
    10:50 PM ET

    Should I Do a Cash-In Refinance?

    Question: I recently looked at mortgage refinancing and found that I can save several hundred dollars per month with a fairly straightforward refi.  However, I currently have between 10-15% equity in the home and could potentially save another $100-200 per month by adding $15,000 in cash to cut the rate and trim the mortgage insurance.  Is it worth giving up this liquidity for a lower payment?

    Matt

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  • Sep 29, 2011
    7:25 PM ET

    Should I Borrow Against My House to Buy Stocks?

    Question: I do not carry any mortgages on two homes. I am in one of the higher tax brackets and have sufficient cash to protect my current lifestyle. With home mortgage interest rates as low as they are, should I take out a 15 year mortgage (at 3.3%) or 30 year mortgage (at 4.1%) — both with $350 closing costs and fees — and then invest those funds in very conservative investments to generate income to cover or exceed those rates?

    – Mike Maier, Cincinnati, OH

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Obama-Netanyahu 'transcript' fuels uproar
Bloomberg
An alleged transcript of talks between Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raises eyebrows and provokes debate, even as both sides deny its veracity.
Commentary: Gaza could be economic oasis

6 Californias? How about
7 Rhode Islands
somchaij/Shutterstock.com
Commentary: Tim Draper's plan to split the Golden State should go farther, argues David Weidner.
Plan to cut California into six parts goes to vote

These 10 small cities are the snobbiest in America
These 10 small cities are the snobbiest in America
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.

SPECIAL REPORT
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
Read the complete MarketWatch special report

London’s famous Gherkin expected to fetch $1.1 bln
A picture shows a view of the City of London, London's main financial district with the Gherkin on February 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)  AFP/Getty Images
One of the most iconic buildings on the London skyline is on the market.

A city-by-city look
at home prices in May
Chicago (shown) has third biggest April-to-May rise in home prices, Case-Shiller data reveal. Four-bedroom house on Cleveland Avenue in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood is listed for $2.8 million as of April 21, 2014.   MarketWatch/Tim Rostan
Chicago (shown) has third biggest April-to-May rise in home prices, Case-Shiller data reveal.
U.S. home prices rise 1.1% in May: Case-Shiller
What Zillow-Trulia means for home searches
Housing market still isn’t all fine and dandy


10 best cities for millennials and first-time home buyers
IVY PHOTOS/Shutterstock.com
Slow job growth and student debt are making it harder for first-time home buyers.
10 tips to sell your house to Web-savvy buyers

This tweak from the Fed could rock the market
Is there anything the Fed could say to rock the market? Maybe this tweak Reuters
The Federal Reserve could decide to shake markets out of their complacency.
The risk after Fed begins tightening

How health care ate U.S. economy, in one map

New map shows how health care has become the predominant employer in most U.S. states.
Khosla: Soon, your doctor may be a phone app

Five ways to invest in sex, from used books to Viagra
Fox photographer George Freston poses as a passenger on the London Underground, reading D H Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' on the day the book went on general sale, after a jury in the Old Bailey found that the book was not an obscene publication.    (Photo by Derek Berwin/Getty Images)  Getty Images
The success of "50 Shades of Grey" shows there's an appetite for the erotic . Here are five ideas on how to invest in the selling of sex.

Five things you shouldn’t buy at dollar stores
5 things not to buy at dollar stores Bloomberg
How to choose wisely when shopping for the lowest prices.
Dollar General may be in play
Icahn’s $149 million profit off Family Dollar
Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Need to know
Asia stocks: Latest quotes
S&P, Dow end at session lows
Stocks to watch Wednesday: Twitter, AmEx
Tesla to compromise with China on chargers
ECB's Weidmann cheers German wage gains
Amgen plans to cut up to 2,900 jobs
UPS misses profit forecast, cuts guidance
Earnings preview: Exxon’s Russian gambit
Herbalife sinks, Darden gains, Plug Power up
Consumer confidence highest since late 2007

China’s big bust shocks the nation
If you read only one “China probes top official” story this year, it should be this one, suggests Merrill Lynch.
How China’s anti-corruption drive works (Caixin)
McDonald’s Japan offers tofu McNuggets
Japan industrial output misses forecast widely

Watch as UCLA floods
Skimboarding in the fading Southern California sun is one of those quintessential summer images. Except when it's taking place miles away from the beach.

UPS shares deliver a Dow Theory warning for stocks
Based on the century-old Dow Theory of market analysis, the transports' weakness bodes badly for the broader market.

Wal-Mart buys and shuts tech start-up
In the race for talent, one of the best ways, at least demonstrated by Wal-Mart's purchase of Luvocracy, is to gobble up the whole company itself first.

10-year may yield 4% by late autumn
Insight: Bond bullishness at near-record levels is a bad sign, says Mark Hulbert.
Spanish 10-year yield less than U.S. Treasury
Junk-bond fears rise as outflows accelerate

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.

Breadth divergence threatens stocks
Commentary: Stock-market indicators are turning bearish — and most worrisome among this group is breadth.
Charts reflect approach to S&P 2,000

Russian stocks' fall may be 'tip of iceberg'
The situation is only set to get tougher for Russian banks and corporations as the U.S. and Europe tighten sanctions and credit tightens.
Obama expands sanctions on Russia

Ukraine setbacks
hit Putin
Pro-Russia rebels see  battlefield setbacks as the West agrees tougher sanctions aimed at forcing Moscow to cut support for the militias.

Economy shrugs off winter blahs
Remember that 2.9% plunge in U.S. growth during an unusually blustery first quarter? Well, forget about it. Analysts polled by MarketWatch see a big rebound.

5 questions to ask your financial adviser first
If an investment adviser has had legal problems or run-ins with regulators in the past, that says something about how he or she will invest your money.
3 sell strategies to protect your savings
How annuities profile potential buyers

Whole Foods stock is getting cheap
Opinion: Shares are cheap after investors got rattled by slashing of famously high prices, says Michael Brush.
Whole Foods is No. 2 worst on S&P this year
Wall Street rates 10 favorite fast-food joints

Let Ford and GM steer your portfolio
Analysis: These car stocks are undervalued, says Phil van Doorn.

Inversion critics want ‘deserters’ punished
Carl Levin and others want companies that pursue overseas M&A to cut taxes to be denied federal contracts.

Wall Street upbeat about Tesla
Investors will focus on deliveries and "gigafactory" updates when Tesla reports results.
Tesla, Panasonic may have ‘gigafactory’ deal

Argentine bonds turn up in mutual funds
Turns out it's not just hedge funds that hold Argentina sovereign debt.
   
Why foreigners buy the dollar
There are complaints about its dominance in global finance, but few shun the greenback.
How yen will play out as BOJ sticks to QE path

Why your job should not feel comfortable
Being terrified most of the time could pay off in performance and work satisfaction, argues Steve Errey.

J.P. Morgan cutting hundreds in tech support
Job cuts come as bank battles sluggish revenue, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Has yuor brokerage account been hacked?
Was your brokerage account hacked?
There is a risk that cyberthieves have hacked into your account. Here’s how to protect yourself.
/conga/frontpage.html 315420
McConnell
has his first
poll lead
Kentucky Republican leads Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes in Senate race poll for the first time.
Connect with Palin for just $9.95 a month

CliffsNotes critique
of Ivy League education
Ivy League education turns students into zombies, says ex-Yale prof.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s estate mistake
Opinion: Philip Seymour Hoffman needed some honest estate-planning advice, writes Melissa Montgomery-Fitzsimmons.
Mick Jagger still rocking as he turns 71

How to play the pound in Scottish vote
Prepare for sterling to fall ahead of Scotland's referendum on splitting from the U.K., say analysts.
Buy European stocks on dips, says J.P. Morgan
6 things to watch in Europe this week

Five questions with Carlyle’s chief economist
5 questions to Carlyle’s chief economist
Jason Thomas is concerned that share-buybacks are distorting earnings and covering up weak sales growth.
5 biggest takeaways from this earnings season
What surge in M&A says about stock market
Buy-and-hold investing is dead
/conga/today.html 315418

Markets »

75.98MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 78.50M
Unchanged
268
Decliners
3404
Advancers
2767
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 16,912 -70 0.42%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,443 -2 0.05%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,970 -9 0.45%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,627 +3 0.11%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,301 +1 0.07%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196854/delayed 101.12 +0.15 0.15%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,808 +20 0.29%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,654 +55 0.58%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,366 +21 0.48%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 21,085 +146 0.70%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,901 +21 0.20%
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/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 342 +1 0.27%
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/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,950 -41 0.16%
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/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,353 -3 0.10%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.34 0.00 0.02%
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/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 102.15 +0.03 0.03%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.69 +0.00 0.03%
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Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.48 0.00 0.00%
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Crude Oil
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Corn
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DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,871 +26 0.15%
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BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.34 -0.16 -1.03%
C /quotes/nls/c 49.42 -0.28 -0.56%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.57 -0.07 -0.40%
T /quotes/nls/t 36.59 0.94 2.64%
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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 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
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/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 16,912 -70 0.42%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,443 -2 0.05%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,970 -9 0.45%
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/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,627 +3 0.10%
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/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,301 +0 0.02%
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/quotes/zigman/2196854/delayed 101.14 +0.17 0.17%
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/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,808 +20 0.29%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,654 +55 0.58%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,366 +21 0.48%
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IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,901 +21 0.20%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 342 +1 0.27%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,345 +3 0.09%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,643 +25 0.16%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,871 +230 0.93%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,189 +6 0.27%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 25,959 -32 0.12%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,353 -3 0.09%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.34 0.00 0.03%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 102.13 +0.01 0.01%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.69 +0.00 0.02%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.94 0.00 0.08%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 81.22 +0.01 0.01%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 73.61 +0.01 0.02%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.47 +0.01 0.40%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 1.12 0.00 0.05%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.53 0.00 0.00%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.48 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.55 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.53 +0.01 1.41%
Crude Oil
101 +0 0.17%
Gold
1,301 +0 0.02%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 371 0 0.00%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 16,871 +26 0.15%
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AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 98.38 -0.64 -0.65%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 585.61 -4.99 -0.84%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 15.34 -0.16 -1.03%
C /quotes/nls/c 49.42 -0.28 -0.56%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.57 -0.07 -0.40%
T /quotes/nls/t 36.59 0.94 2.64%
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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 15.00% 15.00% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 14.51%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
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