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Yellen says ‘considerable time’ isn’t a calendar idea
• Apple's iOS 8: Time to clear out digital attic
• iPhone 6 review: cure for Android envy
• iPhone 6 Review: Bigger screen is better
• iOS 8 review: Like a new phone for free
• Sony admits phones aren’t its salvation
The biggest risk in Alibaba IPO may be China itself
• Alibaba IPO sucks money out of H.K. stocks
• Alibaba roadshow woos U.S. investors
• Alibaba IPO is a bonanza for select firms
• Herein lies the secret to Alibaba’s success
• J.J. Zhang: Alibaba bet better placed on Yahoo
Is your spouse hiding money from you?
• Are you a financially unfaithful partner?
• Secret debt digs Wisconsin family into a hole
10 foods never worth paying full price for
• 10 things snack-food companies won’t tell you
Scotland ready to call London’s bluff on sterling
• In Scotland, Sean Connery is ‘Dr. No-Show’
• Weidner: Banks show true colors in Scotland
• Lynn: Good riddance, Scotland
• Scotland: As vital to U.K. as Texas is to U.S.
• Origins, implications of Scottish referendum
• Protect your portfolio against a Scottish exit
College tuition grows at the slowest rate on record
• Napolitano: Out-of-state UC students defray cost
• Best university in the world? MIT (24/7 Wall St.)
Hate annuities? 7 reasons to change your mind
• Why a robo-adviser might be right for you
• What millennials can teach boomers
LinkedIn CEO: Good boss is willing to lose you
• AT&T CEO: Right skills elusive among workers
• 5 weird habits of happy employees
• Skills gap? Who, me?
• DuPont talks with Trian have been 'constructive'
• FedEx shares rally after earnings
• General Mills falls after disappointing quarter
• Microsoft hikes dividend by 11%
• U.S. current account-deficit shrinks
• Obamacare loses punch as campaign issue
• America's 50 best cities to live in (24/7 Wall St.)
• Half of China’s wealthy want to emigrate
Musk ‘deeply honored’ by NASA contract
Elon Musk tweets his thanks to NASA for choosing his rocket company and Boeing Co. to take U.S. astronauts back into space in a few years.
• NASA contract goes to Boeing and Space X
• Why these billionaires are heading into space
Senators take aim at NFL’s tax benefits
Cory Booker, the New Jersey Democrat, introduces legislation that would put an end to the league's tax-exempt status.
• Sponsors turn up pressure on NFL
Five easy ways to throw away a fortune
Tom Bemis lists five wasteful practices that even the wealthy need to be careful to avoid.
10 solid stocks for risk-averse investors
Analysis: Shares with low volatility can beat indexes with less risk, writes Phil van Doorn.
• SocGen warns of danger in small-cap stocks
• How value investing grows your nest egg
Smart money: Buy stocks, but not till November
Poll suggests most “smart money” investors are expecting just a mild pullback over the coming weeks, followed by a year-end rally to new highs.
Family Dollar tells Dollar General ‘no’ means ‘no’
Family Dollar has again rejected a Dollar General takeover overture, calling it illusory, conditional and likely to encounter regulatory opposition.
Want to save money on fashion? Try buying pink
Turns out the color of what we wear does matter when it comes to cost and how much stores make.
Consumer prices fall for first time in 16 months
Price of beef continues higher, but gasoline cost decline looks to be offsetting that trend.
Builder confidence near a 9-year high
Residential builders’ views on present and upcoming sales rise.
• Lennar shares up after profit jumps
Here’s what millennials want when buying a home
Housing and mortgage industries can't wait for millennials to follow up on their desire to buy.
• How your home can help pay for retirement
• 7 things wrong with your house
• 10 best cities for millennials to buy a home
Simple way to beat the market
Opinion: When a company splits its stock, it usually means management is bullish on its outlook, writes Mark Hulbert.
Revenge of the small investor
Opinion: Calpers move illustrates how being denied access to hedge funds can turn out to be a good thing, notes Mark Hulbert.
• Weidner: Hedge funds are losing their luster
• Calpers to exit hedge funds
Five ‘soul- destroying’ jobs
Think you've had your share of bad jobs? Try being a collections agent on 9/11.
• One in 10 Americans’ paychecks gets docked
5 ways to make your lousy 401(k) plan stellar
RetireMentor Paul Merriman suggests ways to get around restrictions on investment choices.
• How smart are you about health care?
Yellen: Forward guidance always under review
Yellen: Fed discussed low inflation in Europe
Yellen: Two dissents not abnormal number
Yellen: Fed has been at zero for very long time
Yellen: Shrinking balance sheet to take until 2020
Yellen: Not sure will return to $800 balance sheet
Yellen: Fed tries to make reaction function clear
Yellen: No clear gap between Fed, market on rates
Yellen declines to identify her dot on dot-plot
Yellen: Wages have picked up very little
Yellen: Big range in dot plot in 2017
Yellen: What we do will depend on data
Yellen: Better job outlook might have moved dots
Yellen: Dot-plot did not change much
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