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A daily look at what we buy, how we spend, and the companies that do right - and wrong - by their customers.

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  • Oct 2, 2012
    7:09 PM ET

    Presidential Debate Night: Booze, Snacks and Politics

    Forget Super Bowl Sunday. For a number of businesses, the real profits may be in a completely different sort of showdown: Call it Presidential Debate Wednesday.

    With President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney set to square off on Wednesday night in the first of three nationally televised debates, considerable attention is going to the potential political drama, particularly given this event’s focus on hot-button domestic issues. And naturally, the struggling American economy is expected to top the list.

  • Aug 9, 2012
    12:14 PM ET

    ‘Cutting the Cord’: Readers Respond

    On Wednesday, Pay Dirt responded to a report in The Wall Street Journal about the growing number of Americans who are ditching their paid TV subscriptions in favor of streaming and other less-expensive options — a practice known as “cutting the cord.” We offered a checklist of things to consider before making the switch, and asked our Twitter followers if they would cut their cable cord.

  • Jul 17, 2012
    5:03 PM ET

    The Dark Knight Rises — to $100 Per Ticket

    How much would you pay to see the midnight show of “The Dark Knight Rises” on July 20? Scalpers are betting quite a lot.

    Asking prices for opening night tickets on Craigslist hit the $100-per-ticket mark in New York. On eBay, a Los Angeles seller wants $125 apiece, and another in Council Bluffs, Iowa is asking $140. And if you really want to be among the first to see it, there’s an eBay listing for two tickets to a 7 p.m. showing on July 19 in Los Angeles. The price: $300.

  • Jun 18, 2012
    1:58 PM ET

    A Wine Cellar on a Stick

    Senior consumer reporter and “Deal of the Day” columnist Kelli B. Grant samples gourmet treats and fancy kitchen gadgets at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, D.C.

    Consumers without a wine cellar may be able to fake it, thanks to a new device that chills bottles from the inside.

  • Apr 3, 2012
    10:32 AM ET

    Why Americans Are Unhappy

    Les Misérables 2.0: the American consumer.

    That’s the theme of of Dean Bakopoulos’ second novel, “My American Unhappiness.” The book follows the personal and financial struggles of Zeke Pappas, a 33-year-old scholar who interviews Americans about why they are discontented for his pet project, the “Inventory of American Unhappiness.” Bakopoulos started writing this book in 2007 – just before the recession hit. “Like many people, Zeke was living pay-check-to-pay -check and was willfully ignorant about what was coming.”

    Bakopoulos, 36, a professor of creative writing at Grinnell College in Iowa, had his literary debut with “Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon” about the men of a small, depressed Michigan town who take off for the moon, leaving the women and children behind. And he has just finished a new yet-to-be-published book called “Evolve.” That too is another bleak commentary on American consumerism. The plot? Class warfare breaks out over an addictive new energy drink.

    In the spirit of Zeke’s “Inventory of American Unhappiness,” Pay Dirt asked Bakopoulos why he believes Americans need cheering up.

  • Mar 5, 2012
    2:37 PM ET

    Has the Facebook Friend Bubble Burst?

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    Friendships are increasingly breaking up among Facebook’s 800 million members.

    The percentage of people who “unfriend” other Facebook members rose from 56% in 2009 to 63% in 2011, according to a new Pew Research study. Women seem to be second-guessing their online relationships the most: some 67% say they deleted people versus 58% of men. Likewise, young adults are more active “unfrienders” when compared with older users: 71% of those between 18 and 29 deleted people versus 63% of those aged 30 to 49. (A Facebook spokeswoman says it introduced privacy measures in recent months so users could restrict rather than unfriend others.) Language expert Alan M. Perlman says it’s more than just friends who over-stay their welcome due to excessive self-revelation or bland status updates like, “I just ate breakfast” or, “There aren’t enough hours in the day.”

  • Feb 15, 2012
    11:52 AM ET

    Clash of the Coupon-Clipping Titans

    J’aime Kirlew/TLC

    Coupon-clipping seems like a wholesome pastime. But the latest season of TLC’s “Extreme Couponing” resulted in allegations of fraud and reignited a feud between J’aime Kirlew and Jill Cataldo — two of the country’s biggest coupon-clipping moms.

    The Coupon Information Corporation, a non-profit industry watchdog, expressed its “continued disappointment” with “Extreme Couponing” over a recent episode allegedly showing a 16-year-old in Burbank, Ca. using fake coupons to get 408 rolls of toilet paper for free. With the cameras rolling, the store went along with the transaction and the boy wheeled seven carts of toilet paper out of the store. However, after conducting an investigation, the CIC says the store denied payment for the counterfeit coupons and contacted the show, but the minor’s mother repaid them for the pilfered paper.  The CIC wants the show to retain an independent industry expert “to insure the integrity of future episodes” and follow the rules pertaining to couponing. (Dustin Smith, a spokesman for TLC, declined to comment on the issue.)

  • Jan 12, 2012
    5:32 PM ET

    Getting Hip To Music, Using Laser Beams

    Kelli B. Grant

    Consumers who never learned to play a musical instrument — well, or at all — can now fake it.

    The new Beamz interactive music system plays the melody line of songs in its library, letting the user add in complementary beats, vocals and instrumental riffs by moving his or her hands through its laser beams.

    A spokeswoman says the $199 device is meant to appeal to “the Guitar Hero” set, as well as wannabe deejays (although mixing your own tunes requires additional equipment). “You can’t really sound bad on this,” she says. The USB-powered device comes with software and 50 songs; others in the 200-plus song library cost $0.99 to $1.99 each.

  • Jan 12, 2012
    10:37 AM ET

    CES: Smartphone Control Over Video Content

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    Watching movies on the comparably tiny screen of a smartphone doesn’t hold appeal for plenty of consumers, but soon, it may be the equivalent to a universal remote for much of their video content.

    Coming soon: A new app called Shodogg will let users use their smartphones to find their movies or TV show of choice, then send streamable content from their phone to any web-connected device, including computers and televisions. A spokesman says it won’t require any special equipment, and can be used with any product brand — so long as the phone in question is a smartphone and the various devices can connect to the Internet. The smartphone then effectively functions as a control, pulling content from those devices or pushing it to them, and letting users pause and fast-forward from the phone screen.

  • Jan 11, 2012
    3:59 PM ET

    CES: Two Cents on 50 Cent’s Headphones

    Kelli B. Grant

    “I was trying to create something I would like to wear,” says 50 Cent of his new “Street by 50″ and “Sync by 50″ headphones from SMS Audio.

    The professionally tuned sets — $300 for the wired Street, and $400 for the wireless Sync — offer studio-quality sound that he says helps listeners experience music the same way he does while creating it in the studio. (Check out our video clip for more on his vision and the headphones’ design.)

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  • Pay Dirt examines the millions of consumer decisions Americans make every day: What to buy, how much to pay, whether to rave or complain. Lead written by Quentin Fottrell, the blog examines these interactions, providing readers with news, insight and tips on shopping, spending, customer service, and companies that do right – and wrong – by their customers. Send items, questions and comments to quentin.fottrell@dowjones.com or tweet @SMPayDirt.

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Bank stocks on a tear with rates set to rise

Both sides criticize timing of Obama's golf game
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Obama's golf game hit by both sides. Plus, Hagel says Islamic State 'beyond anything.'
Palin still upset over Tina Fey impersonation
Obamacare may be hurting jobs, raising prices

Work at these 10 firms if you want to be happy
Work at these 10 companies if you want to be happy
Employees at companies with self-proclaimed great cultures get a lot of perks, but do these things make them happier workers?

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Deep Dive: Here’s where you can begin your hunt for bargain stocks, writes Phil van Doorn.
Investor bullishness hits 2014 high
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Little-known ways hackers take your data and money
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Opinion: Hackers are attacking more frequently and using methods you’d never think of, writes Jurica Dujmovic.

5 companies that benefit from ALS awareness
5 companies that benefit from ALS awareness  Lei Jun via Weibo
The ice bucket challenge is expected to help fuel research at some major drug companies.
Ice Bucket Challenge controversial in China

The beer you can listen to
Weekend sip: The beer you can listen to
Together with Telegraph Brewing Company, the band Buellton created a beer for its album “Silent Partner.”
The new summer cocktail? Rum-flavored beer

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Russia convoy crosses border into Ukraine
Ukraine: Russian convoy crossing ‘aggressive’
Renewed Ukraine tensions hit European stocks
GameStop, Foot Locker soar, Aeropostale sinks
Dynegy in $6.25B deal with Duke, Energy Capital
Junk bond funds see biggest inflow of 2014
Oil futures hover around $94 a barrel
Japan stocks pull back after 9 days of gains
U.S. considers wider action on jihadi militants
Labor Day forecast: Most travelers since 2008
We love food trucks, and they love cities


iPhone6 could face delays
Apple's iPhone 6 could face delays
Apple suppliers are struggling to get enough screens ready for the launch of the bigger-screened iPhone 6 next month, according toone report.

Cody Willard: Apple's next big move will shock you
Apple’s
next big move will shock you
Commentary: Could Apple drop 10% or more? Cody Willard looks at this and other headlines.

H-P is between a rock and its hardware
Opinion: Hewlett-Packard was supposed to become more like IBM. Therese Poletti looks at why this hasn’t happened.

Ferguson and money: Where did banks go?
Commentary: Ferguson, reeling from protests, has a financial system based on payday loans and pawn shops, and that’s part of the problem, writes David Weidner.
$16.65 billion fine can’t hold back B. of A. stock

3 reasons an Obama order on immigration would backfire
Commentary: Only a congressional bill would work for the benefit of everyone, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth.

China drug busts may be just business
China's recent arrest of some high-profile movie stars might actually about cutthroat competition among the studios.
China offers workers' comp for just shopping

Investors flock to Vanguard
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

Don’t create a budget, and other finance tips
Jonathan Clements explains why it's a mistake to pay financial-adviser commissions.
Not saving for old age? At least think about it
Stop paying your kids’ student loans

Where Big 12 beats the Ivy League
Who’s the smartest kid in class when it comes to your data?

Why naming a trust as a beneficiary can be tricky
RetireMentors: When people don’t want heirs to have free rein over funds, they often employ trusts. Dan Moisand explains.
Protect your retirement from the next big crash
Buy a second home now for your retirement
/conga/frontpage.html 317679
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

Retire Here, Not There: Michigan
Good deals on real estate are prompting boomers to retire to the Wolverine State, now making a name as the "Riviera of the Midwest".
Long-term care insurance is great for birthdays
No need to worry about Social Security

EU kicks up dust with a ban on these vacuum cleaners
Why the EU hates your vacuum cleaner
Five of seven vacuum cleaners rated highly by one U.K. consumer group fall foul of this controversial EU ruling.

Rise of the five-figure bicycle
Rise of the five-figure bicycle
Bicycle enthusiasts, typically wealthier than average and competitive, seem willing to pay for the most advanced bikes available.
Fashion designers seek to save the bike helmet
Bicycle vacations: boomers’ latest travel trend
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/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.66 +0.00 0.05%
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/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.58 0.00 0.14%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.39 +0.02 0.71%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.39 -0.01 0.33%
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/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 370 +1 0.14%
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AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 100.58 0.01 0.0099%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 583.37 -1.12 -0.19%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 16.16 0.64 4.12%
C /quotes/nls/c 51.07 1.27 2.55%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.40 -0.01 -0.06%
T /quotes/nls/t 34.64 0.11 0.32%
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Balance Transfer 12.64% 12.64% 12.66%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.71%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 15.03%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
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Balance Transfer 12.64% 12.64% 12.66%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.91% 14.91% 14.71%
Reward 15.00% 15.00% 15.03%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
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