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  • How to throw away a fortune

    If you start saving as soon as you enter the workforce, you will have roughly $279,000 at retirement. What if, instead, you had opted for a tax-deductible IRA? You might lose 25% to taxes when you cash out your IRA in retirement.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Good News-- Your Insurance Rates Are About to Drop

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  • Tesla prevails in top Massachusetts court over direct sales

    Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships. The state's Supreme Judicial Court unanimously concluded that the Massachusetts State…

    Reuters
  • Stocks Headed For Mixed Start; RadioShack Surges

    Stocks Headed For Mixed Start; RadioShack Surges Stock futures pointed to a narrowly mixed open for the stock market today amid economic worries. Nasdaq 100 futures rose 2 points vs. fair value, while S&P 500 futures slipped 1 point. Futures on the Dow

    Investor's Business Daily
  • The dollar just reversed a five-year trend

    “A lot of investors have forgotten that in a bull market, you tend to see your economy strengthen, the dollar strengthen and equities go with it,” said Craig Johnson, senior technical analyst at Piper Jaffray. Driving the dollar strength is an influx of capital from Europe, where economic…

    Talking Numbers
  • United Offers $100,000 Buyouts to Flight Attendants

    Employees who accept the early-exit plan will be eligible for lump-sum payments, said a spokeswoman, Megan McCarthy, who declined to disclose the formula needed to reach the maximum. United also is recalling 1,450 furloughed attendants, most of whom took voluntary leave one to two years ago, she…

    Bloomberg
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    What You Need to Know Before Buying Alibaba Shares

    Investors hoping to make a killing when Alibaba debuts its IPO should keep a few finer details in mind. The Intelligent Investor columnist Jason Zweig discusses on the News Hub with Sara Murray.

    WSJ Live
  • A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

    A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO…

    Associated Press
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  • Ranking the Biggest U.S. Banks: A New Entrant in Top 5

    Ranking the Biggest U.S. Banks: A New Entrant in Top 5 Quarter after quarter, year after year since the financial crisis, the rankings of five largest banks have remain boringly consistent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Microsoft to Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5 Billion. This Is Why

    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), maker of the Xbox video-game console, agreed to acquire Mojang AB, the software company behind the popular game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion, in a bid to boost its Xbox and mobile businesses. Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, said Stockholm-based Mojang will join…

    Bloomberg
  • U.S. Hepatitis Problem to Continue Driving These 4 Top Stocks

    For a variety of reasons, the cases of chronic hepatitis in the United States have surged dramatically over the past 20 years. Currently, it is estimated that more than 3.2 million Americans are infected with hepatitis C, and approximately 75% to 85% will develop a chronic infection.

    24/7 Wall St.
  • China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka

    China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka China's President Xi Jinping Tuesday announced increased defence and maritime security cooperation with Sri Lanka, whose Beijing-funded strategic port developments have caused unease in neighbouring India. Xi said his proposal for a 21st century…

    AFP32 mins ago
  • Here is when Fed officials see liftoff in interest rates

    Here's a handy guide to the latest thoughts of the 17 top Federal Reserve officials about the timing of the first rate hike. The Federal Reserve turned incrementally more hawkish in their public comments since the July Fed policy meeting, which is only natural now that the first rate hike is likely…

    MarketWatch
  • Chinese shoe company's CEO, COO, cash go missing

    A Germany-based Chinese shoe company says the CEO and COO have gone missing-and so has the company's cash. Ultrasonic AG (XETRA:US5-DE), in a statement Tuesday citing chief financial officer Chi Kwong Clifford Chan, said the company had been unable to contact the two executives since the weekend.

    CNBC
  • Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

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    What the Fed Meeting Means for Bonds

    Janet Yellen & Co. are expected to hint at their timetable for raising interest rates. Here's how investors should prepare ahead of the meeting.

    WSJ Live
  • 'No Good Deed' defeats 'Guardians' at theaters

    'No Good Deed' defeats 'Guardians' at theatersLOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters.The Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict

    Associated Press
  • Hong Kong Cancels Morning Trade as Typhoon Kalmaegi Moves to China

    Hong Kong's stock market and banks were set to resume operations today after Typhoon Kalmaegi missed the city and made landfall further southwest, on China's Hainan Island. Hong Kong lowered the No. 8 signal, the third highest on its storm scale, at 10:40 a.m., with the forecast still calling for…

    Bloomberg
  • 10 Things You Need To Know Today

    President Bill Clinton hold up some steaks at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, September 14, 2014. China Is Slowing. Here's the roundup of the latest crummy data dump from Westpac's Jonathan Cavenagh: "Over the weekend, China released industrial production (IP), fixed asset investment…

    Business Insider
  • Alibaba investors beware: History not on your side

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. China's explosive economic rise has delivered virtually nothing to most stock investors. When Chinese companies have listed stocks on American markets, their shares have lost an…

    Associated Press
  • 10 Cities Where Homebuyers Pay Cash

    The portion of sales conducted exclusively in cash sales varied widely across the United States. Although demographics of home purchasers are not specifically tracked, all-cash homebuyers usually fall into three categories, Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, told 24/7 Wall St. Blomquist…

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Mortgage Rates Hit 3.00% APR (5/1 ARM)

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  • Ruble Slumps to Record on Dollar Shortage: Russia Reality Check

    Markets are reacting in real time to tension in Ukraine following Russia’s March incursion into Crimea and subsequent annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. The ruble slumped 1.2 percent to a record 38.8455 per dollar at 12:08 p.m. in Moscow, bringing its retreat since Feb. 28, the day before…

    Bloomberg