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Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said the agency has found emails that “appear to be pertinent” to its investigation of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary C...
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For the first time, card payments may surpass cash
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A Miami-bound airliner aborted its takeoff from Chicago on Friday because of an engine issue.
It’s the only sector that’s down this year, which means there’s plenty of opportunity, says Phil van Doorn.
Amazon’s stock broke below both a key trendline and the 50-day moving average, which warns that the steep uptrend off the February lows may be over...
The man who manages the state of Nevada’s pension fund, roughly the same dollar amount as the Harvard endowment, is showing people how one can get ...
There’s an absolute ton of cash on the sidelines waiting to be put to work, the question now is whether anyone will do so.
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The Nasdaq Composite is holding up reasonably well, thanks to its large technology component, but the advance in the leading speculative growth-sto...
Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) steamed to the top of the S&P 500 today after reporting earnings that topped the Wall Street consensus.Shar...
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Michelle Obama, who has higher approval numbers than the presidential candidates, is making a strong pitch for Hillary Clinton on the campaign trai...
Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said the agency has found emails that “appear to be pertinent” to its investigation of Democr...
This annual adjustment always raises the question of what’s the right price index.
Suite of tactics needed to solve long-term shortfalls in key retirement program
And it’s probably the day you’re least excited to do any shopping.
|30 yr fixed Jumbo||4.13%|
|30 yr fixed||3.54%|
|15 yr fixed||2.79%|
|10 yr fixed||2.76%|
|30 yr fixed refi||3.57%|
|15 yr fixed refi||2.81%|
|5/1 ARM refi||3.17%|
|$30K Home Equity Loan||4.75%|
|$50K Home Equity Loan||4.60%|
|$75K Home Equity Loan||4.58%|
|$100K Home Equity Loan||4.54%|
|5 yr CD||1.21%|
|2 yr CD||0.76%|
|1 yr CD||0.58%|
|MMA Savings Jumbo||0.37%|
|60 Mo Used Car||2.90%|
|48 Mo Used Car||2.94%|
|36 Mo Used Car||3.24%|
|72 Mo New Car||3.30%|
|60 Mo New Car||2.97%|
|48 Mo New Car||2.93%|
|60 Mo Auto Refi||2.74%|
|36 Mo Auto Refi||2.57%|
|Avg. APR||Last Week||6 Months|
Quentin Fottrell answers your questions about inheritance, tipping, weddings, re-gifting, or any tricky money issues relating to family and friends. Have a question? Send it to the Moneyologist.
Do I have to accept that if I want a divorce I will have to agree to support him indefinitely?
A reader says he does not want to tip all restaurant servers.
Can this son put a lien on his father’s estate for child support arrears?
She doesn’t know what will happen to her home after she’s gone.
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Tremendous wealth and opportunities lie with women, yet trillions of dollars go unadvised
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Women aren’t saving enough, and need to save more than men
It's a contrarian approach to life, and possibly the hardest thing to do when it comes to money and investing. But owning up to what's going wrong ...
When people leave a job, they often leave behind assets in a 401(k). That may be fine but workers should not lose touch with these accounts.
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The Department of Labor “drained the annuity swamp” and instituted new rules that will be of great importance to the consumer, as soon as the indus...
A rout in the bond market has sent Treasury yields up sharply in October. In turn, yield-sensitive stocks are suffering.
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The global bond market suffers a rout Thursday, with the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note hitting its highest level since May. Here’s why.
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The up, up, and up of the Dallas housing market is frightening to me. It resembles the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis era.
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