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Trading Deck: The Fed’s actions have not had the effect that it had hoped, but to do more quantitative easing would open it up to suggestions it has little to no credibility, writes Michael Gayed.
5 outrageous billionaire shopping trips
• Microsoft board may draw up new game plan
Airport scanners failed to detect guns, explosives
JetBlue may start putting customers second
Do this if Social Security number was stolen
Fed more divided on how fast jobs market improving
• L.A. Little: Why the Fed may do QE again
Retire Here, Not There: Michigan
1,000 wedding guests grilled over missing iPhone
• This app keeps your kids from ignoring you
Will Tesla become the ‘short of the decade’?
• Who gets dinged if Russia bans car imports?
5 reasons Americans are getting more unhappy
• Most, least expensive states to live in
• 10 states with best bang for tax dollars
• Americans only take half of their paid vacation
• Asia stocks: Latest quotes | Hong Kong down
• U.S. stocks end just below record
• CBS plays hardball as affiliate fees pile up
• AMP profit dips on accounting-related hit
• Pimco clears part of N.Y. office over 'insects'
• Hertz cuts losses after Icahn takes 8.5% stake
• B. of A. to pay nearly $17 billion in DoJ deal
• Apple sets intraday record; PetSmart eyes sale
• St. Louis police kill man in alleged knife attack
• Ferguson ups police presence after violence
• Iceland evacuates people near volcano
• Many online arrest records are wrong
China factory gauge hits 3-month low
A preliminary reading of China's manufacturing sector shows activity slowing more than expected to a three-month low. And the markets don't like it.
• China slaps Japan firms with record fine
• Bank of China looks for funds in Europe
Sarah Palin still upset with
Years after her failed bid to become vice president, Sarah Palin still seems miffed about Tina Fey's caricature of her during the campaign.
• Boehner’s troubles are just starting
• 5 celebrity fragrances that may surprise you
U.S. tried to rescue Foley, others
U.S. special forces earlier this summer reportedly tried to rescue a number of American hostages in Syria, including the murdered journalist James Foley.
• Twitter cracks down on images of Foley
• U.S. confirms authenticity of beheading video
to start watching the U.S. dollar
The U.S. currency is making a big move to the upside. Here’s why it matters to you.
• U.S. dollar rallies; euro drops below $1.33
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.
UPS warns of possible credit-card data breach
Customers who paid by credit card at 51 UPS locations across 24 states beware: Your information may have been siphoned by cybercriminals.
These tech stocks are at half their peak level
Nasdaq nears tech-bubble peak, but many tech-giant shares are still languishing.
• Facebook stalking is helping company's stock
In Home Depot vs. Lowe’s, the winner is ...
Opinion: Both companies posted robust sales, but only one raised its guidance, writes Phil van Doorn.
Have Target investors suffered enough?
The rally in Target’s shares, even after the discount retailer slashed its profit outlook for the year, suggests investors are now starting to look on the bright side.
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
Save for old age? At least think it
Not only are we not saving enough for retirement; we're not even thinking about it enough.
• 5 ways to cut financial stress in retirement
Hertz woes: ‘Major fracture point’
Troubles at rental car giant Hertz elicit two analyst downgrades.
• Why is Priceline investing in this stock?
• 7 reasons why Apple cycle will be different
Tobacco fines dwarf bank fines
The world's biggest banks have paid settlements far less than what tobacco companies paid for their transgressions.
• Standard Chartered to pay $300 million penalty
• Wells Fargo to invest in bank-focused startups
Long-term care insurance makes a great birthday present
RetireMentors: You may be responsible for your parent’s long-term care if they live in one of 30 states with filial support laws, says Robert Klein.
• No need to worry about Social Security
When PIIGS fly, everything you know about euro crisis is wrong
Commentary: The euro-zone crisis has flipped from South to North, upending everything policy makers thought, writes Matthew Lynn.
• Inflation may hold back BOE rate hike
HSBC China manufacturing 'flash' PMI at 50.3 vs. 51.7
China manufacturing growth slower this month: HSBC data
Hong Kong H-shares down 0.3% at 11,021.22
Hong Kong's Hang Seng opens down 0.2% at 25,104.90
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 up 0.6% at 5,666.30 early
Japan's Topix up 0.4% at 1,285.05 in early moves
Japan's Nikkei Average opens 0.5% up at 15,530.98
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