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85.51MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.25M
Unchanged
238
Decliners
2200
Advancers
4084
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 17,818 +8 0.04%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,755 +42 0.89%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,069 +6 0.29%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,566 +1 0.05%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,197 +1 0.05%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 75.58 -0.20 0.26%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,730 -21 0.31%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,786 +53 0.54%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,368 +21 0.49%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,926 -29 0.14%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,643 +122 1.16%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 346 +0 0.14%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,091 0 0.01%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,893 +456 1.95%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,533 +46 1.85%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,500 +165 0.58%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,341 -5 0.14%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.09%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.43 +0.15 0.13%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.05%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.86 0.00 0.16%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.15 0.00 0.00%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.50 +0.08 0.09%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.74 0.00 0.00%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.16 0.00 0.00%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.97 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76 0 0.26%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,197 +1 0.05%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 380 -5 1.30%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,801 +9 0.05%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,069 +2 0.07%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 17 +0 0.52%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 74.01 0.26 0.35%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 118.63 2.16 1.85%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 539.27 1.77 0.33%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.18 0.06 0.35%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.40 0.74 1.38%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.67 0.24 1.56%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 34.70 -0.58 -1.64%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.04 -0.38 -0.90%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 27.00 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% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 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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85.51MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.25M
Unchanged
238
Decliners
2200
Advancers
4084
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 17,818 +8 0.04%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,755 +42 0.89%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,069 +6 0.29%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,564 +4 0.16%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,198 +1 0.10%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 75.66 -0.12 0.16%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,730 -21 0.31%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,786 +53 0.54%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,368 +21 0.49%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,926 -29 0.14%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,643 +122 1.16%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 346 +0 0.14%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,088 +26 0.86%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,893 +456 1.95%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,533 +46 1.85%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,500 +165 0.58%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,341 -5 0.14%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.04%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.43 +0.15 0.13%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.03%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.86 0.00 0.13%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.15 -0.23 0.26%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.48 +0.06 0.08%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.08%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.74 +0.01 1.09%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.16 -0.04 1.91%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.97 -0.05 2.31%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.01%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76 0 0.16%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,198 +1 0.10%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 380 -5 1.30%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,786 -6 0.03%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,067 -1 0.02%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 17 +0 0.55%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 74.01 0.26 0.35%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 118.63 2.16 1.85%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 539.27 1.77 0.33%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.18 0.06 0.35%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.40 0.74 1.38%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.67 0.24 1.56%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 34.70 -0.58 -1.64%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.04 -0.38 -0.90%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 27.00 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% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 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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Casey's General Stores to restate results
Brocade Communications' profit tops targets
Finra fines Citigroup $15 mln over research
Verizon, AT&T shares fall to lead telecom lower
Powerful cyber-spying program discovered
Marijuana trade show: Green grows the grass...
Budweiser drops Clydesdales for zombies


MARK HULBERT
How the market behaves before and after Thanksgiving

HOWARD GOLD
Your two best trading strategies for the holidays


Why we can look for stocks to move higher in 2015
Winded bulls can sure use a holiday
Commodity ETFs that fit your portfolio \now
The best current advice from the Trading Deck

Volunteer, Paul Morris boards up windows at "I Love Ferguson" headquarters in preparation for the grand jury verdict in the shooting death of Michael Brown in the Missouri city.  
Ferguson grand jury statement set to come Monday

 Reuters
China likely to ease further soon, analysts say
Caixin: Is China overtaxing its companies?

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 11:  U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testifies during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee June 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing to examine the exchange of five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl who had been held for almost five years by the insurgents in Afghanistan.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)<<enter caption here>> on June 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.  
Hagel first victim of Democrats’ election drubbing
Obama prolongs Afghanistan combat presence
Iran nuclear negotiations extended: reports

Apple iPhone demand could hit record high

Redbox price hike shows DVDs aren’t dead

Redbox raising DVD rental price by 25%

Romney leads would-be GOP rivals in new poll
GOP vows to block Obama on immigration

Fed has boxed U.S. into an easy-money corner

IRS has found the missing Lois Lerner emails

Facebook remains best social play: Willard


When your in-box fills with crowd-funding requests
Moneyologist: Crowdfunding or begging?


Share your family’s ‘money history’

U.S. on course for steady growth

U.S., global business confidence slumps
What big economies got wrong after crisis

What to expect from housing data


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Markets »

85.51MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 95.25M
Unchanged
238
Decliners
2200
Advancers
4084
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 17,818 +8 0.04%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,755 +42 0.89%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,069 +6 0.29%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,566 +1 0.05%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,197 +1 0.05%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 75.58 -0.20 0.26%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,730 -21 0.31%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,786 +53 0.54%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,368 +21 0.49%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,926 -29 0.14%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,643 +122 1.16%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 346 +0 0.14%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,091 0 0.01%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,893 +456 1.95%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,533 +46 1.85%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,500 +165 0.58%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,341 -5 0.14%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 0.00 0.09%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 118.43 +0.16 0.13%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.06%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.86 0.00 0.18%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.15 0.00 0.00%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.50 +0.08 0.10%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.74 0.00 0.00%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.16 0.00 0.00%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.97 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76 0 0.26%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,197 +1 0.05%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 380 -5 1.30%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,800 +8 0.04%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,069 +2 0.07%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 17 +0 0.52%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 74.01 0.26 0.35%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 118.63 2.16 1.85%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 539.27 1.77 0.33%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.18 0.06 0.35%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 54.40 0.74 1.38%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.67 0.24 1.56%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 34.70 -0.58 -1.64%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.04 -0.38 -0.90%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 27.00 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% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 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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