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From the penitentiary to the podium
White-collar crime does pay — up to $5,000 a speech
• 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
• 10 tips to sell your house to Web-savvy buyers
This tweak from the Fed could rock the market
• 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
Five things you shouldn’t buy at dollar stores
• Dollar General may be in play
• Icahn’s $149 million profit off Family Dollar
• Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar
Here’s what you shouldn’t buy on Amazon
• Amazon investors losing patience
• Retail tops patent-troll targets
Is this sounding the death knell for the desktop?
• Herbalife sinks, Darden gains, Plug Power up
• Consumer confidence highest since late 2007
• Pfizer profit outpaces Wall Street estimate
• Merck shares up as profit, sales beat forecasts
• Aetna beats estimates, raises outlook
• Martha Stewart swings to profit
• BP among Europe's losers on sanctions woes
• Gold holds tight range as data pile up
• EU finalizing tougher Russian sanctions
• Israel says it’s escalating Gaza campaign
3 sell strategies to protect your savings
Buy and hold is an incomplete strategy and can even prove dangerous to retirement accounts.
• How annuities profile potential buyers
Mitch McConnell has his first poll lead
Kentucky Republican leads Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes in Senate race poll for the first time.
The 10-year may yield 4% by late autumn
Insight: Bond bullishness at near-record levels is a bad sign, says Mark Hulbert.
• Everyone’s got a reason to love low bond yields
• Spanish 10-year yield less than U.S. Treasury
• Junk-bond fears rise as outflows accelerate
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
Twitter needs a charismatic leader as much as profits, writes Marek Fuchs — and bland Dick Costolo isn't that.
• Twitter earnings: Focus on user growth
Pro-Russia rebels see battlefield setbacks as the West agrees tougher sanctions aimed at forcing Moscow to cut support for the militias.
• U.S. accuses Russia of violating arms treaty
• Obama says it’s now G-7, with no Russia
• New sanctions on Russia coming: White House
• Earnings preview: Exxon’s Russian gambit
Why your job should not feel comfortable
Being terrified most of the time could pay off in performance and work satisfaction, argues Steve Errey.
Here's why these car stocks are undervalued.
Investors will focus on deliveries and "gigafactory" updates when Tesla reports results.
• Tesla, Panasonic may have ‘gigafactory’ deal
Was your brokerage account hacked?
There is a risk that cyber thieves have hacked into your account. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Whole Foods stock is getting cheap
Opinion: Shares are cheap after investors got rattled by slashing of famously high prices, says Michael Brush.
• Wall Street rates 10 favorite fast-food joints
CliffsNotes critique of Ivy League education
Ivy League education turns students into zombies, says ex-Yale prof.
6 Californias? How about 7 Rhode Islands
Commentary: Tim Draper's plan to split the Golden State doesn't go far enough, argues David Weidner.
• Jaffe: Money-market rules need crisis-testing
EU agrees new sanctions on Russia; targets oil industry: reports
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