Trading Deck: More QE might open the Fed up to suggestions it has no credibility, writes Michael Gayed.
Sarah Palin still upset over Tina Fey impersonation
• Boehner’s troubles are just starting
• 5 celebrity fragrances that may surprise you
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
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Fed more divided on how fast jobs market improving
• L.A. Little: Why the Fed may do QE again
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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
• Ahold profit down 29% on weaker dollar
• Gold erodes ahead of housing data, Yellen
• 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'
• B. of A. to pay nearly $17 billion in DoJ deal
• Asian stock markets: Latest quotes
• Many online arrest records are wrong
Everything you know about the 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
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
Chinese factory gauge hits 3-month low
Preliminary reading shows manufacturing-sector activity slowing more than expected. And the markets don't like it.
• Bank of China looks for funds in Europe .
• Germany seeks to overturn China death penalty
• China offers workers' comp for shopping
paying off your kids’ student loans
Kids today graduate with more student-loan debt than their parents ever had to face, but parents risk their own futures by paying off the loans.
• Not saving for old age? At least think about it
• 5 ways to cut financial stress in retirement
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
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?
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
Hertz woes: ‘Major fracture point’
Troubles at rental car giant Hertz elicit two analyst downgrades.
• Hertz cuts losses after Icahn takes 8.5% stake
• 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
Germany's manufacturing PMI falls to 2-month low in August
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