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  • 8 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Wallet

    Thinkstock That overstuffed wallet of yours can't be comfortable to sit on. It's probably even too clunky to lug around in a purse, too. And with every new bank slip that bulges from the seams, your personal ...
  • A recession is coming — so hide in gold, says influential investor Raoul Pal

    Former hedge-fund manager Raoul Pal, who predicted the 2008 financial crisis, tells MarketWatch where he thinks investors should park their money for the next 12 months and why a recession is inevitable....

  • The $17 billion Walgreens-Rite Aid deal looks like it's in trouble

    Traders have lost faith in Walgreens' giant deal to buy Rite Aid. Rite Aid's shares were sliding...

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  • T-Mobile fined $48M over slowing 'unlimited' data plans

    T-Mobile, the country's No. 3 wireless carrier, will pay $48 million for not clearly telling customers how "unlimited" data plans weren't really, well, unlimited. The Federal Communications Commission ...

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  • U.S. judge signals likely approval of VW diesel buyback settlement

    U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he will issue a final decision in the matter, stemming from Volkswagen's use of illegal software to defeat U.S. emissions testing, by Oct. 25. Owners, lawyers and others appeared before Breyer during a hearing raising arguments about why they think Volkswagen…

  • 10 Worst States for Taxes on Your Retirement Nest Egg

    iStock Retirees have special concerns when evaluating state tax policies. For instance, the mortgage might be paid off, but how bad are the property taxes--and how generous are the property-tax breaks ...
  • Kinder Morgan Claims Progress, Investors Remain Wary

    Kinder Morgan reported third-quarter 2016 results and declared a dividend after markets closed Wednesday.
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    Trump Says Third Debate Is ‘Going to Be Interesting’

    Oct. 18 -- At a rally in Colorado, Donald Trump bashed his opponent ahead of the third and final president, while keeping up his attacks against the media. He said Hillary Clinton is “home sleeping and I’m working.”

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  • Lawmakers demand answers on leukemia drug price hikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top lawmakers on Thursday demanded information from a drug company that has raised prices on a leukemia drug, calling increases of tens of thousands of dollars a sign the company puts profits before patients.

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  • India's Axis Bank says no loss from cyber attack

    Axis Bank Ltd, India's third-biggest private sector lender by assets, said on Wednesday there was no loss to its customers from a recent cyber attack. India's Economic Times newspaper, which first reported the news, said the bank filed a preliminary report about the breach to the regulator, Reserve…

  • Fleeing Brexit to Berlin? Beware red tape, startups say

    Despite a slick campaign to lure companies from London to Berlin after Britain voted to leave the European Union, some of those which have moved say it is not as easy as it first appeared. Following the unexpected referendum decision in June, Germany's liberal Free Democrats hired a truck to drive…

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    Obama: Health care law worked, but improvements needed

    President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial ...

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  • U.S. home resales rise, prices also up as inventory stays tight

    U.S. home resales rose more than expected in September, boosted by a firming labor market that is helping buyers overcome a fast increase in prices and a national shortage in inventory. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales rose 3.2 percent to an annual rate of…

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    ECB decision day

    Simon Derrick, BNY Mellon provides a preview of Mario Draghi's interest rate announcement and whether to expect signs of easing from the ECB president.

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  • Signature Bank tops 3Q profit forecasts

    The New York-based bank said it had earnings of $1.41 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $2.11 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...

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    Why Jim Chanos is thoroughly unimpressed by Tesla

    Influential short-seller Jim Chanos, who runs hedge fund Kynikos Associates, has been betting against two companies founded by billionaire serial entrepreneur Elon Musk — Tesla Motors (TSLA) and SolarCity (SCTY). “The fact of the matter is this is a company — in Tesla’s case — that’s now really…

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  • Wells scandal shows bank culture still a problem: Fed's Dudley

    The scandal at Wells Fargo & Co , which opened millions of unauthorized accounts, "underscores that we have a lot more work" to do to fix the culture within big U.S. banks, one of the country's top financial regulators said on Wednesday. Last month, Wells Fargo agreed to pay a $190 million…