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• Worleyparsons profit falls on mining weakness
• Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 over S.F. crash
• Dollar falls against yen along with stocks
Deep dive into each state's musical tastes
• Morgenstern on the Oscar nominees
Bill Gross calls WSJ tell-all ‘overblown’
• Inside the Gross-El-Erian showdown at Pimco
• Why Pimco's El-Erian left
Literally zero homes in S.F. that a teacher can afford
• Shiller: Home-price growth will cool this year
• Housing market has cooled: Case-Shiller
• 5 things to know about home-equity loans
Wells Fargo’s move has corporate America buzzing Commentary: Executives are probably right to laud easier Wells Fargo lending, Steve Goldstein writes.
• Morgan Stanley reaches deal in SEC probe
• Jamie Dimon avoids vote to split his roles
• J.P. Morgan confirms it will cut net 5,000 jobs
• U.S. stocks finish lower; Tesla soars to record
• After Hours: First Solar shares fall on earnings
• Senators blast Credit Suisse tax-evasion role
• What next? Experts to evaluate bitcoin future
• Fed won't reassess taper until April: analyst
• What we know about Camp’s GOP tax plan
• Oats near 5-year high as commodity battles oil
• GM expands recall to 1.36 million cars
• What to do when your mortgage gets resold
• 7 countries buying up world’s gold (24/7 Wall St.)
• Identity of @GSElevator is revealed
Buffett dishes out investment advice
"I had a farm" — the Oracle of Omaha says anyone can learn from these two decades-old investments he made.
Photos show time stands still in N. Korea
Two photos 20 years apart show how little thing change in North Korea.
• N. Korean ship strays to S. Korean waters
Watch out Coach, it's
As Michael Kors has eaten into Coach's pie, Kate Spade is showing it’s also a formidable rival for both of its larger competitors.
• Macy’s opts not to play the weather card
The case for the bears weakens
Commentary: There is little evidence left that a significant drop in the market could happen now, writes Kevin Marder.
Tesla doesn't just want to sell you electric cars. It also has batteries. Here's why you could be buying power from Tesla is a not-so-distant future.
• Tesla to reveal details of battery ‘gigafactory’
• Morgan Stanley ups Tesla price target to $320
• Where electric-car growth is fastest
• Gas prices see largest climb since mid-July
What you really need to retire
Commentary: Focus on paying for retirement liabilities, rather than on a carefree lifestyle.
• Why annuity companies have the big buildings
• Don’t be fooled by illusion of past performance
• When Roth IRA cash isn’t tax-free
Don’t let a scammer steal your tax refund
Billions in tax refunds go to the wrong people, so protect yourself.
• A health checkup from your tax preparer
10 foods that are eating into your budget
Blame severe weather, production constraints, and other factors.
• Ukraine unrest may grind grain markets
• Hamburger may cost as much as today’s steak
• California farm drought crisis deepens
14 possible titles for Bernanke memoir
Ex-Fed chairman confirms he is working on a book.
• Fed needs ‘active’ anti-bubble plan: Tarullo
• Tim Geithner is not done with stress tests
Mt. Gox served with U.S. federal subpoena: WSJ
Hong Kong H-shares index down 0.6% at 9,687.41
Hong Kong's Hang Seng opens down 0.1% at 22,297.62
Japan's Topix down 0.9% at 1,223.19 early
Japan's Nikkei Average opens down 1% at 14,896.49
Japan's Nikkei Average futures down 0.6% on SGX
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‘Someday window’ and other retirement ‘words’
RetireMentor Joe Hearn speaks out for 15 retirement words that don’t exist but should.
• Easier to talk religion, politics than money
• Feds set big cuts for some Medicare plans
• 5 retirement errors you must not make
Married and divorced people tend to think differently
People don’t usually think about finance when they're looking for a mate. But perhaps they should.
• Estate planning with a non-citizen spouse
• DIY investor? Get a second opinion
What to know before becoming a snowbird
The brutal winter is prompting many people to think about spending the winter elsewhere.
• 10 best cities for snowbirds and retirees
Retiring on $30,000 a year is manageable — if you live in a low-cost area. Here are 10 cities with affordable housing, taxes and dining and entertainment options.
Are you spending too much for insurance? David Spencer of ACE Private Risk Services shares some money-saving tips with Adrienne Mitchell.
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