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Deep Dive: Here’s where you can begin your hunt for bargain stocks, writes Phil van Doorn.
• Tobacco paid far more than banks’ $142 bln
• Latest B. of A. settlement is 3 years of profit
Where Big 12 beats the Ivy League (beyond sports)
Obamacare may be hurting jobs and raising prices
• Lion's share of workers face Obamacare hikes
Protect your retirement from the next big crash RetireMentors: Correlations between the Great Depression and the Great Recession concern Ken Moraif.
• Buy a second home now for your retirement
Debate over ‘$10.8 trillion’ Rex Nutting column
• Nutting: The Fed's 10.8 trillion failures
Sarah Palin still upset over Tina Fey impersonation
A GOP-controlled Senate might not change much
• Hillary Clinton seeks Iowa redemption
• States with GOP governors boast better growth
• California's GDP — even bigger than you thought
Credit unions are looking more like big banks
• EBay rallies on report of plan to spin off PayPal
• H-P, Hormel gain on results, Sears falls
• Wall Street questions H-P viability
• Family Dollar: Dollar Tree over Dollar General
• Europe shrugs off PMIs | Miners drag on FTSE
• New apps can help you decompress
Focus on the economy
• 30-year mortgage rate down a half-point in year
• Housing recovers from rough start to year
• Philly Fed, PMI point to manufacturing optimism
• Jobless claims drop 14,000 to 298,000
• Fed's George: Hike rates sooner than later
• Fed's Williams still sees first hike mid-2015
Two momentum stocks poised for breakouts
Trading Deck: As long as the economy remains in a Goldilocks state of mind, the market likely is going up over the medium-term.
• Boxer: 6 stocks to watch
• 10 S&P companies growing faster than rivals
How to make your retirement portfolio last
RetireMentors: Kenneth Roberts looks at four key considerations for withdrawals.
• 5 ways to cut financial stress in retirement
• Do this if Social Security number was stolen
Vanguard nears $3 trillion in assets
Investors are stepping away from funds run by star managers.
• Passive investing is now mainstream
• Facts about mutual funds that may surprise
Stop paying your kids’ student loans
How to help without hurting your own retirement.
Don’t create a budget, and other financial tips
Jonathan Burton explains why it's a mistake to pay financial-adviser commissions, as he lays out pet peeves.
• Not saving for old age? At least think about it
The $2,400 debt that wouldn’t die
Eduardo Austin assumed he was finally free of the debt after the final garnishment was taken. He wasn’t.
Ex-mob boss doesn’t trust Wall Street
Former boss of the Colombo crime family in New York says mob has better ethics than Wall Street.
EU kicks up dust over these vacuums
Five of seven vacuum cleaners rated highly by one U.K. consumer group fall foul of this controversial EU ruling.
Will Tesla become the ‘short of the decade’?
The relentless ascent of Tesla shares rouses skepticism in yet another analyst.
5 reasons Americans are unhappy
Why people living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world are glum
• Most, least expensive states to live in
• 10 states with best bang for tax dollars
• Americans only take half of their paid vacation
What to look for in Gap’s profit report
Gap appears well positioned to extend its streak of better-than-expected profit reports, despite a difficult environment for retailers.
Why the Fed
may never do
Trading Deck: To do it again would open it to suggestions it has no credibility, writes Michael Gayed..
• L.A. Little: Why the Fed may do QE again
• Fed more divided on jobs-market improvement
• Yellen’s message at Jackson Hole
Indirect bidders buy 56.3% of 5-year TIPS auction
Bidders offer $2.48 for each $1 in 5-yr TIPS sold
Treasury sells $16 bln in 5-year TIPS at -0.281%
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