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Insight: U.S. corporations have been borrowing like billy-o, but now they've stopped, says Brett Arends
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• Americans only take half of their paid vacation
Who gets dinged if Russia bans car imports?
Retire Here, Not There: Michigan
This app keeps your kids from ignoring you
7 reasons why this Apple cycle will be different
• Apple tops $100, ending at new high
Surfer Slater stands up for Ferguson in unlikely place
In the heat of competition in Tahiti, Kelly Slater takes a moment to raise his hands for those protesting about the shooting of a black teen.
• Ferguson ups police presence after violence
• Weidner: Why Ferguson matters to investors
• Autopsy finds no struggle in Brown shooting
America’s recession-torn construction belt
Construction has yet to reach pre-recession levels in most markets.
• To curb inflation, build more apartments
• Fewer Americans are paying for homes in cash
• Home builders turning toward apartments
• PetSmart climbs; Hertz, J.A. Solar sink
• Lowe's lowers sales-growth outlook for 2014
• Amicus shares surge on Fabry treatment trial
• FTSE streak at risk | Europe's big movers
• Japan logs longest win streak in 8 months
• St. Louis police kill man in alleged knife attack
• Iceland evacuates people near volcano
• 3 reasons to sell Microsoft, Cisco and others
• Buy the dips even as bull market ages: Citi
• 10 companies growing faster than their rivals
• Many online arrest records are wrong
Islamist militants say have killed journalist
Militants from the group Islamic State release a video that appears to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
Boehner’s troubles are just starting
Conservatives' fresh threat to Boehner, plus Cheney snubs Ryan.
• Harry Reid: Loss ‘likely’ in South Dakota
Why is Priceline investing in this stock?
Trading Deck: It’s a good sign when a successful company takes a stake in an up-and-comer, writes Bill Gunderson.
Long-term care insurance makes a great birthday present
RetireMentors: You may be financially responsible for your parent’s long-term care if they live in one of 30 states with filial support laws, says Robert Klein.
• No need to worry about Social Security
• Your retirement might be in better shape
6 things you should know about rebalancing
Annual rebalancing is the best way to buy low and sell high, says Paul Merriman.
10 most dominant Buffett stocks
What stands out in the latest regulatory filing is just how large some of the stakes have gotten compared to the total Buffett portfolio. (24/7 Wall Street)
Soros is not the only big investor getting defensive
George Soros’s 13F filing shows a big jump in puts on the S&P 500 ETF, but he’s not the only big investor apparently hedging against a market fall.
• Why Ally Financial may be a better bet
• Where Buffett, Soros are moving their money
China slaps Japan firms with record penalties
China issues a dozen Japanese companies with the largest antitrust fine in recent history, though it gives two of the offenders a pass.
• Bank of China hunts buyers in Europe
• Citigroup may sell Japan retail-banking arm
• Japan exports rebound modestly in July
Inflation may hold back BOE rate hike
Two policy members at the Bank of England voted in August to lift the benchmark interest rate, but a slowdown in inflation may be the deciding factor in keeping the rate steady.
• BOE policy makers break ranks on rates
• U.K. inflation cools, easing pressure on BOE
Take stock of your life before investing
Opinion: Want to be rich? Chances are investing alone won't do it — and here's why, explains J.J. Zhang.
• Top trader sees 3 dangers for stocks
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