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Beijing plays hardball over Hong Kong democracy
 Reuters
Opinion: Civil disobedience protests will start for real after the Chinese government rules out open elections in Hong Kong, writes Craig Stephen.
China rules out open elections in Hong Kong
Yuan takes Chinese profits down with it
China mulling tax to help electric cars: BYD
Earnings: China Southern | Merchants | CCB

5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada
5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada  Shutterstock
Burger King followed Tim Horton’s across the border. Should you do the same?
5 reasons Americans are unhappy

Honda Fit: The perfect back-to-school special
The 2015 Honda Fit is the perfect back-to-school car, says Dan Neil.  American Honda Motor Co.
Honda’s Fit has reasserted itself as top of the class in categories important to parents and would make an excellent first car, says Dan Neil.

How to ship the world's ugliest $3-million car

Kia probably doesn't go to the lengths it takes to ship a Bugatti Veyron Vitesse.

Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’
Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’  Bloomberg News/Landov
Analyst who called Tesla shares at $200 last year now has shares at $325 in a year’s time.
Tesla shares rise after China Unicom deal

What not to buy over
Labor Day weekend
What not to buy over Labor Day weekend  Getty Images
There are many great deals to be found during Labor Day weekend, but you have to know what to shop for and what to avoid.
10 things beach resorts won't tell you
Labor Day is a joke, so why not just abolish it?
The countries with the biggest labor forces
It’s been a summer worth waiting (in line) for .

10 things telemarketers won’t tell you
10 things telemarketers won’t tell you  Getty Images
Telemarketing is now a $12 billion industry, so those annoying dinnertime phone calls won’t be stopping anytime soon.

Buffett followed this one rule in Burger King deal
Bloomberg
The billionaire investor stayed true to his principles, despite what critics have said, writes David Weidner.
NEED TO KNOW
Gold rises on Ukraine ‘war premium’
European stocks slip as Ukraine tensions rise
Hong Kong stocks flat after weak China data
Euro-zone manufacturing slows
U.K. factory activity slows to 14-month low
Heineken sells can maker to Crown for $1.23B
Contraction in German GDP confirmed

Caixabank to buy Barclays's Spanish retail unit
Last week's top 10 market-moving events
India's economic growth fastest in years
U.S. markets closed Monday for Labor Day

Ukraine loses ground to rebels
Ukrainian government forces lose more territory to Russia-backed separatists in heavy fighting, as European leaders threaten more sanctions on Moscow.
Why investors will find Ukraine harder to ignore
Who loses if Russia turns off the natural gas
What experts are saying about Putin-Ukraine

Chinese factory activity slows
HSBC's gauge of China manufacturing activity falls from an 18-month high, mirroring the slowdown seen in official data.
Chinese state banks report surge in bad loans
Chinese home prices fall for 4th straight month
Australia company profits weaken
In China, cyanide found in dog meat (Caixin)

Joan Rivers on life support in NY hospital
The acerbic comic, 81, who has been a TV and movie star for almost 50 years, is being treated for heart and lung failure.

10 best, 10 worst S&P stocks of 2014 so far
Insight: Philip van Doorn looks at the top- and bottom-performing stocks in the first eight months of the year.

Alibaba stock may debut by Sept. 18
The Chinese Internet giant, believed to carry a $130 billion market valuation, is set to begin the IPO process within days, The Wall Street Journal reports.

EU’s new leaders: Pole, Italian
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk will be first representative of a former Communist Bloc nation to become European Council president.

Test drive: The 2015 Corvette 8-speed auto
Corvette's new eight-speed automatic shifts faster than many dual-clutch transmissions, including the Porsche 911, an Autoweek test-drive finds.
The most-hated car company in the U.S. is ...

And the best financial stock to buy today is ...
Trading Deck: Jeff Reeves on why you need to discover a company named Discover Financial Services.
Gayed: Europe needs to stop the insanity
Synaptics has the right touch (Barron's)

Fiat-Chrysler U.S. IPO on Oct. 13: Marchionne
Chairman Sergio Marchionne sets date for debut of U.S. shares of Italian-American auto maker.

Nike wins bidding war for NBA star Durant
Swoosh invokes contract clause to keep all-star Kevin Durant on Nike team by matching Under Armour offer reported at $265 million to $285 million.

Feinstein: Obama too cautious
on ISIS
Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman criticizes fellow Democrat for hesitancy to act against Islamic State terrorists who have taken over parts of Iraq and Syria.

How to avoid these 4 traps that wreck your retirement
Make sure you're not snared, and your retirement jeopardized, by one of these four common mistakes.
Estate-planning issues when age gap is large
5 ways to make sure you can afford retirement
Why so many 'retirees' are still working
No ‘set it and forget’ it in retirement
/conga/frontpage.html 318432
Stewart breaks his silence
on death of fellow driver
Nascar racer says death of Kevin Ward Jr. in mishap in New York "will affect me forever." Ward resumes racing as investigation of death continues.

Active fund managers may take 100% of your gains
Commentary: Mitch Tuchman weighs in on the active-vs.-passive investment debate.
Passive style will gain more ground: Vanguard

Apple’s iWatch must set right price from start
Price point critical to success of Apple's entry into competitive smartwatch market.
Apple may change way you pay for pizza
Analysts boost targets ahead of iPhone 6
Giant iPad has few fans among tech insiders

Google-ize your office and become more productive
Commentary: Attention to space and light makes environment better, writes Jurica Dujmovic.

Why women will lead new world order
Opinion: Women will rule the future, while men are trapped in the past, writes Paul Farrell.
/conga/today.html 318427

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Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,580 +23 0.50%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,003 +7 0.33%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,622 +1 0.04%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,289 +2 0.12%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196857/delayed 95.72 -0.24 0.25%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,818 -2 0.03%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,465 -5 0.05%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,371 -10 0.24%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,410 -40 0.20%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,737 +8 0.07%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 342 +0 0.14%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,322 +18 0.54%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,477 +52 0.34%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,752 +10 0.04%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,236 +18 0.83%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 26,868 +229 0.86%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,314 -13 0.39%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.31 +0.00 0.07%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 104.25 +0.07 0.06%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.66 +0.00 0.17%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.93 +0.00 0.20%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 82.79 +0.05 0.06%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 74.76 +0.01 0.01%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.34 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.89 -0.01 0.86%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.41 -0.04 1.54%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.22 0.00 0.21%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.28 +0.03 1.29%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.49 0.00 0.58%
Crude Oil
96 0 0.25%
Gold
1,289 +2 0.12%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 366 -3 0.88%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 17,088 +3 0.02%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 2,001 0 0.01%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/635603/delayed 20 +0 0.07%

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Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/nls/fb 74.82 0.97 1.31%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 102.50 0.25 0.24%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 571.60 2.40 0.42%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 16.09 0.08 0.50%
C /quotes/nls/c 51.65 0.26 0.51%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.41 -0.01 -0.06%
T /quotes/nls/t 34.96 0.22 0.63%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 47.84 -0.08 -0.17%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 25.98 -0.03 -0.12%
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0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.3%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

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You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.33%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.64% 12.66%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.91% 14.84%
Reward 15.04% 15.00% 14.97%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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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.

Sophos - All posts tagged Sophos

  • Apr 29, 2011
    2:43 PM ET

    Your Own Royal Wedding Security Breach?

    You may have seen a version of those viral royal name-change games doing the rounds on Facebook and Twitter. They ask: “What’s your royal wedding guest name?”

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    Internet security firm Sophos, which often goes over-the-top chronicling all manner of entertaining and colorful threats, has cautionary words for those of you who want to play. This potential breach to your personal security doesn’t come via a rogue third party who wants to steal your personal digits from your Sony PlayStation account, but from a well-meaning friend.

    “In honor of Britain’s royal wedding…” the game begins. It asks you to change your name to Lord/Lady, one of your grandparents’ first names and, lastly, asks for your first pet’s name and the street you grew up on for or a double-barreled surname. Sophos says it could be a boon for cyber thieves, especially if you use these names for passwords or security questions.

About Pay Dirt

  • 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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Investor Alert
10 companies that control the world’s food
SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images
These companies are so powerful their policies can have a major impact on diets, working conditions and the environment worldwide.
It’s been a summer worth waiting (in line) for
6 real culprits making American kids fat
In China, cyanide found in dog meat
(Caixin)

5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada
5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada Shutterstock
Burger King followed Tim Horton’s across the border. Should you do the same?
5 reasons Americans are unhappy

Beijing plays hardball over Hong Kong democracy
 Reuters
Opinion: Civil disobedience protests will start for real after the Chinese government rules out open elections in Hong Kong, writes Craig Stephen.
Chinese factory activity slows
Yuan takes Chinese profits down with it
China mulling tax to help electric cars: BYD

What not to buy over
Labor Day weekend
What not to buy over Labor Day weekend  Getty Images
There are many great deals to be found during Labor Day weekend, but you have to know what to shop for and what to avoid.
10 things beach resorts won't tell you
Labor Day is a joke, so why not just abolish it?
The countries with the biggest labor forces
It’s been a summer worth waiting (in line) for

Honda Fit: The perfect back-to-school special
The 2015 Honda Fit is the perfect back-to-school car, says Dan Neil.  American Honda Motor Co.
Honda’s Fit has reasserted itself as top of the class in categories important to parents and would make an excellent first car, says Dan Neil.

How to ship the world's ugliest $3-million car

Kia probably doesn't go to the lengths it takes to ship a Bugatti Veyron Vitesse.

Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’
Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’  Bloomberg News/Landov
Analyst who called Tesla shares at $200 last year now has shares at $325 in a year’s time.
Tesla shares rise after China Unicom deal

10 things telemarketers won’t tell you
10 things telemarketers won’t tell you  Getty Images
Telemarketing is now a $12 billion industry, so those annoying dinnertime phone calls won’t be stopping anytime soon.
NEED TO KNOW
Gold rises on Ukraine ‘war premium’
European stocks slip as Ukraine tensions rise
Hong Kong stocks flat after weak China data
Euro-zone manufacturing slows
Heineken sells can maker to Crown for $1.23B
Contraction in German GDP confirmed

Caixabank to buy Barclays's Spanish retail unit
Last week's top 10 market-moving events
India's economic growth fastest in years
U.S. markets closed Monday for Labor Day

Ukraine loses ground to rebels
Ukrainian government forces lose more territory to Russia-backed separatists in heavy fighting, as European leaders threaten more sanctions on Moscow.
Why investors will find Ukraine harder to ignore
Who loses if Russia turns off the natural gas
What experts are saying about Putin-Ukraine

Chinese factory activity slows
HSBC's gauge of China manufacturing activity falls from an 18-month high, mirroring the slowdown seen in official data.
Chinese state banks report surge in bad loans
Chinese home prices fall for 4th straight month
Australia company profits weaken

Joan Rivers on life support in NY hospital
The acerbic comic, 81, who has been a TV and movie star for almost 50 years, is being treated for heart and lung failure.

10 best, 10 worst S&P stocks of 2014 so far
Insight: Philip van Doorn looks at the top- and bottom-performing stocks in the first eight months of the year.

Alibaba stock may debut by Sept. 18
The Chinese Internet giant, believed to carry a $130 billion market valuation, is set to begin the IPO process within days, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Fiat-Chrysler U.S. IPO on Oct. 13: Marchionne

EU’s new leaders: Pole, Italian
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk will be first representative of a former Communist Bloc nation to become European Council president.

Test drive: The 2015 Corvette 8-speed auto
Corvette's new eight-speed automatic shifts faster than many dual-clutch transmissions, including the Porsche 911, an Autoweek test-drive finds.
The most-hated car company in the U.S. is ...

And the best financial stock to buy today is ...
Trading Deck: Jeff Reeves on why you need to discover a company named Discover Financial Services.
Gayed: Europe needs to stop the insanity
Synaptics has the right touch (Barron's)

Nike wins bidding war for NBA star Durant
Swoosh invokes contract clause to keep all-star Kevin Durant on Nike team by matching Under Armour offer reported at $265 million to $285 million.

Feinstein: Obama too cautious
on ISIS
Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman criticizes fellow Democrat for hesitancy to act against Islamic State terrorists who have taken over parts of Iraq and Syria.

Buffett followed this one rule in Burger King deal
The billionaire investor stayed true to his principles, despite what critics have said, writes David Weidner.

How to avoid these 4 traps that wreck your retirement
Make sure you're not snared, and your retirement jeopardized, by one of these four common mistakes.
Estate-planning issues when age gap is large
5 ways to make sure you can afford retirement
Why so many 'retirees' are still working
No ‘set it and forget’ it in retirement
/conga/frontpage.html 318434
Stewart breaks his silence
on death of fellow driver
Nascar racer says death of Kevin Ward Jr. in mishap in New York "will affect me forever." Ward resumes racing as investigation of death continues.

Active fund managers may take 100% of your gains
Commentary: Mitch Tuchman weighs in on the active-vs.-passive investment debate.
Passive style will gain more ground: Vanguard

Apple’s iWatch must set right price from start
Price point critical to success of Apple's entry into competitive smartwatch market.
Apple may change way you pay for pizza
Analysts boost targets ahead of iPhone 6
Giant iPad has few fans among tech insiders

Google-ize your office and become more productive
Commentary: Attention to space and light makes environment better, writes Jurica Dujmovic.

Why women will lead new world order
Opinion: Women will rule the future, while men are trapped in the past, writes Paul Farrell.
/conga/today.html 318427

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Unchanged
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,098 +19 0.11%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,580 +23 0.50%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,003 +7 0.33%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,621 +0 0.01%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,289 +1 0.09%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196857/delayed 95.72 -0.24 0.25%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,815 -5 0.08%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,464 -7 0.07%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,371 -10 0.22%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,342 -109 0.53%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,726 -3 0.02%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 342 +0 0.10%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,322 +18 0.54%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,477 +52 0.34%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,752 +10 0.04%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,236 +18 0.83%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 26,868 +229 0.86%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,314 -13 0.39%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.31 +0.00 0.06%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 104.26 +0.07 0.07%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.66 +0.00 0.14%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.93 +0.00 0.19%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 82.79 +0.05 0.06%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 74.75 +0.00 0.01%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.34 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.89 0.00 0.47%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.41 -0.04 1.66%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.23 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.29 +0.03 1.53%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.49 0.00 0.58%
Crude Oil
96 0 0.25%
Gold
1,289 +1 0.09%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 366 -3 0.88%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 17,082 -3 0.02%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 2,000 -1 0.06%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/635603/delayed 20 +0 0.04%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/nls/fb 74.82 0.97 1.31%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 102.50 0.25 0.24%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 571.60 2.40 0.42%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 16.09 0.08 0.50%
C /quotes/nls/c 51.65 0.26 0.51%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.41 -0.01 -0.06%
T /quotes/nls/t 34.96 0.22 0.63%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 47.84 -0.08 -0.17%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 25.98 -0.03 -0.12%
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0.7%
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0.3%
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0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.33%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.64% 12.66%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.91% 14.84%
Reward 15.04% 15.00% 14.97%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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  What history says about stock market in September
Opinion: A close look at the month's track record may give reasons not to sell, says Mark Hulbert.
Beijing plays hardball over Hong Kong democracy
 Reuters
Opinion: Civil disobedience protests will start for real after the Chinese government rules out open elections in Hong Kong, writes Craig Stephen.
China rules out open elections in Hong Kong
Yuan takes Chinese profits down with it
China mulling tax to help electric cars: BYD
Earnings: China Southern | Merchants | CCB

5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada
5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada  Shutterstock
Burger King followed Tim Horton’s across the border. Should you do the same?
5 reasons Americans are unhappy

Honda Fit: The perfect back-to-school special
The 2015 Honda Fit is the perfect back-to-school car, says Dan Neil.  American Honda Motor Co.
Honda’s Fit has reasserted itself as top of the class in categories important to parents and would make an excellent first car, says Dan Neil.

How to ship the world's ugliest $3-million car

Kia probably doesn't go to the lengths it takes to ship a Bugatti Veyron Vitesse.

Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’
Tesla stock’s rise to more than $300 is ‘just math’  Bloomberg News/Landov
Analyst who called Tesla shares at $200 last year now has shares at $325 in a year’s time.
Tesla shares rise after China Unicom deal

What not to buy over
Labor Day weekend
What not to buy over Labor Day weekend  Getty Images
There are many great deals to be found during Labor Day weekend, but you have to know what to shop for and what to avoid.
10 things beach resorts won't tell you
Labor Day is a joke, so why not just abolish it?
The countries with the biggest labor forces
It’s been a summer worth waiting (in line) for .

10 things telemarketers won’t tell you
10 things telemarketers won’t tell you  Getty Images
Telemarketing is now a $12 billion industry, so those annoying dinnertime phone calls won’t be stopping anytime soon.

Buffett followed this one rule in Burger King deal
Bloomberg
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Unchanged
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Decliners
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Advancers
4319
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,098 +19 0.11%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,580 +23 0.50%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,003 +7 0.33%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,621 +0 0.01%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/635641/delayed 1,289 +2 0.12%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2196857/delayed 95.66 -0.30 0.31%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,813 -7 0.10%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,450 -20 0.21%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,366 -15 0.35%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 20,355 -95 0.47%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,734 +5 0.05%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 342 +0 0.05%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,322 +18 0.54%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,477 +52 0.34%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 24,752 +10 0.04%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,236 +18 0.83%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 26,896 +258 0.97%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,314 -13 0.39%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.31 +0.00 0.08%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 104.25 +0.07 0.06%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.66 +0.00 0.18%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.93 +0.00 0.21%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 82.79 +0.05 0.06%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 74.76 +0.01 0.01%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.34 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.88 -0.01 1.31%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.40 -0.05 2.05%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.21 -0.01 0.54%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.28 +0.02 0.90%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.49 0.00 0.58%
Crude Oil
96 0 0.31%
Gold
1,289 +2 0.12%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/3098927/delayed 366 -3 0.88%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/21588489/delayed 17,072 -13 0.08%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/20258909/delayed 1,999 -2 0.11%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/635603/delayed 20 +0 0.07%

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Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/nls/fb 74.82 0.97 1.31%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 102.50 0.25 0.24%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 571.60 2.40 0.42%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 16.09 0.08 0.50%
C /quotes/nls/c 51.65 0.26 0.51%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.41 -0.01 -0.06%
T /quotes/nls/t 34.96 0.22 0.63%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 47.84 -0.08 -0.17%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 25.98 -0.03 -0.12%
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Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.64% 12.66%
Business 12.80% 12.80% 12.98%
Student 13.27% 13.27% 13.27%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.91% 14.84%
Reward 15.04% 15.00% 14.97%
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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