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• We’re flying blind as we invest for retirement
• How 1% can add $1 million to retirement
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U.S. states with the most ‘STEM’ workers
States with highest proportions of science, technology, engineering and math workers.
Satya Nadella charts brave new course for Microsoft Commentary: CEO lays out plans for structural, philosophical changes at software giant.
Spielberg posing next to an exotic trophy kill?
Did Fed slip end of bond buying into its minutes?
• Fed appears uneasy over market complacency
• House hearing opens Pandora's box for Fed
Social Security loophole’s huge windfall opportunity RetireMentors: You might be familiar with the file-and-suspend strategy, but you probably never heard of this unusual twist, says Robert Klein.
Murderer turns himself into ‘Oracle of San Quentin’
• How prison inmates learn about money
How a parent’s health-care bills could hurt you
• Caring for mom, dad? Take care of yourself too
• Alibaba may start IPO process by end of July
• After Hours: Gap shares slide on sales drop
• Survey shows Obamacare effect on uninsured
• Newmont Mining gearing up for a big breakout
• American Apparel ends back above $1
• Amazon sued by FTC over in-app purchases
• Yahoo plan for Alibaba cash draws attention
• Family Dollar disappoints, but shares rise
• IBM to spend $3 billion on cloud-chip R&D
Woman arrested in Google exec’s yacht death
Police say alleged prostitute injected heroin into executive, cleaned up evidence and left him to die.
China to journalists: Stay away from foreign media
China’s top media regulator bans all journalists from working with foreign media, including providing any information related to their jobs.
• Chinese hackers access key U.S. data
Diplomacy through humiliation
Ah, it's international relations in the age of embarrassing selfies. See what John Kerry, Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe have been up to.
• Next week in Asia... | Asia stocks quotes
• India budget focuses on jobs, growth
Why Merkel loves her central bank
It’s no surprise that Angela Merkel stoutly defends the independence of the Bundesbank, because the central bank is a core institution that kept Germany free, writes Barry Wood.
• Germany wants top U.S. spy to leave country
Cynk: Quite possibly the bubbliest stock of all
Cynk has rallied almost 25,000% over past few weeks, sending traders (and markets reporters) on an Internet goose chase to figure out what it's all about.
Boehner prepares suit against Obama
Speaker John Boehner prepares to sue President Obama, but he's picked a surprising issue to argue over.
• Republicans push to deport faster
• States may scale back construction projects
Elon Musk gives
$1 million to future Tesla museum
A birthday gift for Nikola Tesla: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk pledges $1 million for a science museum honoring the Serbian-American inventor.
• Catholic businesses vs. pope on capitalism
Wells Fargo earnings: What to expect
Revenue may very likely have dropped, but analysts will be watching for earnings growth to continue.
• Citigroup earnings: legal issues in focus
• 6 companies set to report huge earnings gains
• 22 stocks that may be gems of earnings season
Ten brands that could vanish in 2015
Some disappearances may be due to mergers and others to full-scale failure (24/7 Wall St.).
• 5 great brands that I think are bad investments
5 off-season trips worth taking
Vacations outside of peak times can offer much more than cost savings and short lines. Here are five destinations worth visiting off-season.
• Boomer travel: Planning a trip to Antarctica
Far from Wall Street, an inflation dove flies
Here's why economist Lacy Hunt is sticking to a view that inflation is set to fall, even as Wall Street firms raise their forecasts.
• Gasoline prices set to curb economic growth?
• Nutting: Ending jobless benefits didn’t help
Another sign the bull market is nearing its end
Commentary: Companies no longer want to buy their own shares, a worrisome sign, writes Mark Hulbert.
• Emerging markets still a lousy investment
• Michael Sincere: Tme for a market ‘sell’ signal
Hong Kong H-shares index down 0.4% at 10,325.08 early
Hong Kong's Hang Seng opens down 0.4% at 23,155.69
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 down 0.3% at 5,447.70 early
Japan's Topix down 0.8% at 1,249.32 in early moves
Japan's Nikkei Average opens down 0.8% at 15,102.59
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