Tokyo Markets Close in:
• Accelerated selling = time to move to cash
• Ugly September for commodities just got real
• Hulbert: One last bounce before stocks decline
• Bond market’s terrible September in one chart
Newton, Mass., tops 10 best U.S. cities to live in
Obamacare quirk makes childless people buy pediatric dental insurance
• Oklahoma judge rules against Obamacare
• CMS tries to shed light on doctor-supplier ties
• J&J purchase will help it compete with Gilead
8 surprising Starbucks locations besides CIA
• 10 things Starbucks would rather we not know
Millennials set to make presence felt in housing
• San Francisco a case study in housing cool-off
• City-by-city house prices: Miami gains steam
• Big-city home prices below bubble-era peaks
• Powell: Focus is on housing, not health care
• Landlords are getting even meaner
PayPal is part of growing payments systems in U.S.
Spinoff from EBay makes PayPal a big player in the payment processing business along with handful of other heavy-hitters.
• PayPal welcomes Apple as rival
• EBay to spin off PayPal business
• Apple nudges PayPal deeper into bitcoin
• Analysts have high expectations for Apple Pay
Apple gears for ‘insatiable’ iPhone 6 demand in China
• Look beyond Samsung's rivalry with Apple
• Apple may owe $200 mln in back taxes to EU
• Apple, Fiat tax deals broke state-aid rules: EU
Banks refashion branches as consumer habits shift
• Bank of America ‘chips’ its debit cards
• Asia stock markets: Latest quotes
• California governor signs gun-seizure law
• U.S. stocks limp into October
• Oil suffers worst quarterly drop since 2012
• General Mills to cut 700 to 800 salaried jobs
• This year at Pimco as measured in fund flows
• Dollar index's biggest quarterly rise since 2008
• Herbalife charges raise issue of materality
• What to look for in Constellation earnings
• GoPro’s new cameras for those who go slower
• California to ban single-use plastic bags
• FCC eliminates sports 'blackout' rule
China's Hong Kong democracy crisis
Opinion: The escalation of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests raises tail risks such as a possible liquidity shock, and even poses a threat to China’s one-party government itself, writes Craig Stephen.
• Hong Kong protesters brace for holiday test
• ‘Umbrella Revolution’ poses risk to Hong Kong
• On the streets with Hong Kong protesters
The most ticketed car in America is…
Some vehicles receive more violations than others.
Japan tankan shows upside surprise
Japanese business sentiment unexpectedly improves, even as firms struggle to get out from under the weight of the recent sales tax increase, the Bank of Japan's tankan survey shows.
• China official manufacturing PMI holds steady
• Australia's retail sales miss expectations
Microsoft offers first peek of Windows 10
Microsoft gives its first public peek at the next version of its Windows operating system.
Why you should invest like Harvard
Trading Deck: Endowment has lagged index funds, but a closer look and a longer time horizon change the view.
Wal-Mart: No seat belt in Tracy Morgan crash
Retailer argues that the comedian “acted unreasonably” in failing to wear seat belt.
Ford slices full-year profit view
Just three months into the top job at Ford, Mark Fields slashes full-year profit outlook.
• Did market overpunish Ford? (24/7 Wall St.)
• Ford continues to slide back in the pack
A part of the economy no one is worrying about
Auto sales have repeatedly set new postrecession highs and most industries are experiencing their fastest growth in several years.
Germany fights on two fronts to preserve eurozone
Opinion: There's now more opposition than ever for Angela Merkel and the ECB, say Adriano Bosoni and Mark Fleming-Williams.
• Eurozone inflation hits five-year low
One very shocking wildlife stat
Earth's human population has just about doubled from 1970. But what has happened to the planet's wildlife?
• Farrell: Why Americans ignore climate change
The Fed would like to do it all, but it can’t
Opinion: Fed officials may say there’s nothing the central bank can’t do when it comes to managing the economy, but Irwin Kellner says that isn’t exactly true.
Ignore the ‘Goldman tapes’
Opinion: The New York Fed sold out, and that’s all you need to know, writes David Weidner.
• A tough-on-Wall Street replacement for Holder?
Should you drink the annuity COLA?
RetireMentors: Stan Haithcock pores over the various types of inflation-adjusted annuities and strategies.
• Social Security strategies for married couples
U.S. benchmarks teetering at major support levels
Analysis: The widely tracked U.S. benchmarks now face some important tests, notes Michael Ashbaugh.
• Hussman sees ‘ingredients of a market crash’
• Is this the correction? asks L.A. Little
• Jeff Reeves: This can’t be a stock bubble
Why you should ignore October crash warnings
RetireMentors: Pundits may say market crashes come in October. Don’t buy it, says Amit Chopra.
Australia Aug. retail sales up 0.1%, missing +0.4% forecast
China's official manufacturing PMI at 51.1, as expected
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 down 0.9% at 5,246.20 early
Japan's Topix little changed at 1,326.10 in early moves
Japan's Nikkei Average opens flat at 16,173.39
Japan yen rises after tankan; dollar at ¥109.65 vs ¥109.72
Japan's tankan for large manufacturers +13, up from +12
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