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A tax guide
to Obamacare
What taxpayers and tax pros need to know about the roll out of the health-care law.
Obamacare and factory employment
Obamacare lacks teeth — literally

Vanguard: When financial advisers add value
Retirement
Vanguard: When advisers add value
Advisers may not be the buggy whips of modern financial planning as many think.
Long-term-care planning too vital to ignore
Beware of treacherous summer markets AVI GILBURT
Beware of treacherous summer markets
NIGAM ARORA
AT&T’s next buyout candidate after Leap
MICHAEL A. GAYED
We’re all wrong about the bull market
Mick Weinstein: Do hedge funds even matter anymore? Mick Weinstein
The long-cash squeeze
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Zimmerman verdict
Feds weigh charges vs. Zimmerman
Justice Department is considering whether to file civil-rights charges in Travyon Martin killing
Protests over Zimmerman acquittal rage on
Zimmerman acquitted in Trayvon Martin killing
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TECH
Michael Dell, Carl Icahn and the fate of Dell
Can founder's bid to company private overcome Icahn's opposition in shareholder vote?
IPad to benefit as IT spending rises (Minyanville)

CHINA IN FOCUS
China data show slowing
China's economy growth slows to 7.5% in the second quarter, matching estimates despite fears to the contrary.
China power consumption up 6.3% in June
Wimbledon sparks Taiwan-China row (Caixin)


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Adventures in Hollywood:
The Investor's Cut
Can investors profit from the movie business's summer blockbusters? Find out from the experts in this month's installment of Trading Strategies.
The Force is strong with Disney investors
Lionsgate looks to continue upward climb
13 biggest July blockbusters


Art: Terrence Horan/MarketWatch
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Bernie Madoff: Don’t let Wall Street scam you the way I did
Bernie Madoff, serving 150 years for orchestrating the biggest Ponzi scheme in history, says market oversight doesn’t work and markets are unfair for investors.
Crazy Eddie's tips
for getting away
with fraud
Overpaying taxes and overstating income is the way to go, says the CFO of the criminal enterprise that passed itself off as a New York electronics retailer in the 1980s.
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After cupcakes, will Greek yogurt be the next food trend to fade?
As cupcakes fade, is Greek yogurt next?

Adrienne Mitchell talks with MarketResearch.com's Larry Finkel about these two and whether they will still be trendy in a couple of years.
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Retirement »

Terrence Horan/MarketWatch
Why aren't you using your Roth 401(k)?
One in two employers now offer a Roth 401(k). But we’re a long way from one in two workers taking advantage of the chance to sock away after-tax money to their Roth 401(k), according to a new study. Here’s how to decide when using a Roth 401(k) is a good idea for you.
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99.43MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 131.90M
Unchanged
221
Decliners
2225
Advancers
3725
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449 15,484 +20 0.13%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936 3,607 +7 0.21%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025 1,683 +2 0.14%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063 2,205 +4 0.17%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/6585799 1,283 -1 0.06%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2291781 106.52 +0.20 0.19%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262 6,586 +41 0.63%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246 8,235 +22 0.27%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214 3,879 +23 0.61%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176 15,597 +167 1.08%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620 7,855 +10 0.13%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150 297 +1 0.40%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860 2,958 +6 0.20%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735 14,506 +34 0.23%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475 21,303 +26 0.12%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015 2,059 +20 0.98%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085 20,034 +76 0.38%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939 3,237 +1 0.02%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/sampled 1.31 0.00 0.05%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/sampled 100.05 +0.19 0.19%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/sampled 1.51 0.00 0.04%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/sampled 0.91 0.00 0.10%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083 83.13 +0.09 0.11%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991 75.19 +0.07 0.09%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666 2.55 +0.00 0.11%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409 1.58 0.00 0.00%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497 4.46 0.00 0.00%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444 4.69 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328 2.34 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525 0.82 +0.00 0.44%
Crude Oil
107 +0 0.19%
Gold
1,283 -1 0.06%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/1824760 504 -6 1.08%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/11753299 15,420 +4 0.03%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/10359609 1,678 0 0.00%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/6975855 20 +0 0.33%

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Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/nls/fb 26.28 0.37 1.43%
AAPL /quotes/nls/aapl 427.44 0.93 0.22%
GOOG /quotes/nls/goog 924.69 1.69 0.18%
BAC /quotes/nls/bac 13.88 0.10 0.73%
C /quotes/nls/c 51.81 1.00 1.97%
F /quotes/nls/f 17.12 0.01 0.06%
T /quotes/nls/t 35.55 -0.26 -0.73%
BP /quotes/nls/bp 42.14 -0.05 -0.12%
GE /quotes/nls/ge 23.63 -0.13 -0.55%
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Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.40%
Balance Transfer 12.39% 12.39% 12.62%
Business 12.98% 12.98% 13.13%
Student 13.16% 13.16% 13.31%
Airline 14.63% 14.63% 14.63%
Reward 14.79% 14.79% 14.80%
Cash Back 14.85% 14.85% 14.30%
Bad Credit 23.64% 23.64% 23.64%
Instant Approval 28.00% 28.00% 15.49%
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