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Website ranks these cities as the snobbiest based on the highest median household income and home values, plus the number of art galleries and private schools.
With Egypt’s help, Gaza may be an economic oasis Opinion: Gaza did not always choose war. There were times when it turned its unique location, a coastal strip between empires and continents, into a source of wealth and peace — and can do so again, writes Amotz Asa-El.
White-collar crime does pay — up to $5,000 a speech
This sextet of financial criminals, and others, have gone from the penitentiary to the podium.
• Sam Antar: The CFO behind Crazy Eddie fraud
• Vernon Beck: Pilot who embezzled $13.5 million
• Aaron Beam: Fueled scandal at HealthSouth
• Dan Bubalo: Accidental fraud landed him in jail
• Chuck Gallagher: Stole from accounting clients
• Amy Wilson: Office manager embezzled $350K
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London’s famous Gherkin expected to fetch $1.1 bln
A city-by-city look at home prices in May (shown) has third biggest April-to-May rise in home prices, Case-Shiller data reveal.
• U.S. home prices rise 1.1% in May: Case-Shiller
• What Zillow-Trulia means for home searches
• Housing market still isn’t all fine and dandy
10 best cities for millennials and first-time home buyers
• 10 tips to sell your house to Web-savvy buyers
This tweak from the Fed could rock the market
• The risk after Fed begins tightening
How health care ate U.S. economy, in one map
New map shows how health care has become the predominant employer in most U.S. states.
• Khosla: Soon, your doctor may be a phone app
Five ways to invest in sex, from used books to Viagra
Five things you shouldn’t buy at dollar stores
• Dollar General may be in play
• Icahn’s $149 million profit off Family Dollar
• Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar
• S&P, Dow end at session lows
• Obama expands sanctions on Russia
• UPS misses profit forecast, cuts guidance
• Herbalife sinks, Darden gains, Plug Power up
• Consumer confidence highest since late 2007
• Pfizer profit outpaces Wall Street estimate
• EU finalizing tougher Russian sanctions
• Israel says it’s escalating Gaza campaign
UPS shares deliver a Dow Theory warning for stocks
Based on the century-old Dow Theory of market analysis, the transports' weakness bodes badly for the broader market.
5 questions to ask your financial adviser first
If an investment adviser has had legal problems or run-ins with regulators in the past, that says something about how he or she will invest your money.
Breadth divergence is a troubling sign for the stock market
Commentary: Stock-market indicators are turning bearish — and most worrisome among this group is breadth.
Inversion critics want ‘deserters’ punished
Carl Levin and others want companies that pursue overseas M&A to cut taxes to be denied federal contracts.
Whole Foods is No. 2 worst S&P performer this year
Whole Foods is walking a fine line, as investors want higher margins and shoppers lower prices.
• Wall Street rates 10 favorite fast-food joints
Whole Foods stock is getting cheap
Opinion: Shares are cheap after investors got rattled by slashing of famously high prices, says Michael Brush.
Let Ford and GM steer your portfolio
Analysis: These car stocks are undervalued, says Phil van Doorn.
Wall Street upbeat about Tesla
Investors will focus on deliveries and "gigafactory" updates when Tesla reports results.
• Tesla, Panasonic may have ‘gigafactory’ deal
Argentine bonds turn up in mutual funds
Turns out it's not just hedge funds that hold Argentina sovereign debt.
Insight: Bond bullishness at near-record levels is a bad sign, says Mark Hulbert.
• Everyone’s got a reason to love low bond yields
• Spanish 10-year yield less than U.S. Treasury
• Junk-bond fears rise as outflows accelerate
Why foreigners buy the dollar
There are complaints about its dominance in global finance, but few shun the greenback.
• How yen will play out as BOJ sticks to QE path
3 sell strategies to protect your savings
Buy and hold is an incomplete strategy and can even be dangerous.
• How annuities profile potential buyers
Mitch McConnell has his first poll lead
Kentucky Republican leads Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes in Senate race poll for the first time.
Pro-Russia rebels see battlefield setbacks as the West agrees tougher sanctions aimed at forcing Moscow to cut support for the militias.
• U.S. accuses Russia of violating arms treaty
• Obama says it’s now G-7, with no Russia
• New sanctions on Russia coming: White House
• Earnings preview: Exxon’s Russian gambit
Why your job should not feel comfortable
Being terrified most of the time could pay off in performance and work satisfaction, argues Steve Errey.
J.P. Morgan cutting hundreds in tech support
Job cuts come as bank battles sluggish revenue, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Was your brokerage account hacked?
There is a risk that cyberthieves have hacked into your account. Here’s how to protect yourself.
CliffsNotes critique of Ivy League education
Ivy League education turns students into zombies, says ex-Yale prof.
6 Californias? How about 7 Rhode Islands
Commentary: Tim Draper's plan to split the Golden State doesn't go far enough, argues David Weidner.
Charts reflect the approach to S&P 2,000
Analysis: S&P 500 is grinding slowly, but steadily, toward the 2,000 mark, reports Michael Ashbaugh.
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