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  • Money Basics: How a bankruptcy works

    Filing for bankruptcy can be the last resort for people who have fallen behind on their debts.

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  • Business
    TheStreet.com14 minutes ago

    Market Selloff Strategies: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 8/18/17)

    The markets don't always make sense, especially on a daily basis, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Friday as he dedicated the entire show to helping investors deal with market selloffs. The stock market isn't always rational, Cramer told viewers. Often hedge funds need to sell stocks to raise cash while other times mutual funds may need to sell some holdings to make room for the next hot initial public offering coming to market.

  • One of the ugliest stores in retail is crushing its competition
    Business
    Business Insider16 hours ago

    One of the ugliest stores in retail is crushing its competition

    Ross owns more than 1,500 stores in 37 states under the banners "Ross Dress For Less" and "dd's DISCOUNTS," and it's opening more than 80 stores annually at a time when department stores are losing sales and shutting down hundreds of stores. "Their customers are of an older demographic who have been loyal for years and will not be easily taken over by Amazon," said Eric Ervin, CEO of Reality Shares, an ETF issuer and research firm whose funds own holdings in Ross Stores.

  • Business
    MarketWatch10 hours ago

    How do I cancel 10 credit cards without damaging my credit score?

    When I retired, I had two years of expenses in an emergency fund (it is still there), zero credit-card debt and have lived very frugally on my small pension and Social Security Insurance since then. My FICO score is 780 and the notes on the credit-card report said high limits on multiple cards is a negative. This is not the time to worry about your credit score.