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2016-07-19

Need to Know: Clinging to this asset is costing you big time right now

Our call of the day beats the drum for staying fully invested and avoiding cash, arguing that keeping too many simoleons under the mattress will cost you dearly.

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Amy Hoak's Home Economics: 6 celebrity homes that have been for sale for over a year

It’s supposed to be a seller’s market, but some celebrity homes have been on the market for years now.

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The big problem new retirees run into

New retirees often make a common error: they mistake the joy of being retired with being fulfilled in retirement.

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Marsh on Monday: Fed’s Bullard shakes up Fed with refusal to forecast the end of easy money

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard has turned dovish again, refusing to try to predict when it may be appropriate for the Fed end the era of easy money, writes David Marsh.

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Amy Hoak's Home Economics: Why Michael Jordan’s house has been on the market for four years

Michael Jordan may be the best basketball player of all time, but selling his 56,000-square-foot property just north of Chicago hasn’t been a layup.

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The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank slides over 10% as investors question $32 billion ARM deal

In another sign of market skepticism over the Softbank/ARM deal, spreads on credit-default swaps, a measure of the cost of protection against the risk of defaulting on debt, also rose in Tokyo.

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Your Digital Self: The 10 most digitally savvy countries in the world

In many countries, businesses, not the government, are responsible for promoting technology, says Jurica Dujmovic.

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What you might really be getting when you order prescriptions online

It might seem harmless, smart even: order prescription medications through an online pharmacy based in Canada.

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‘Too nice’ economist says Donald Trump would kill 3.5 million jobs

The fair-minded Mark Zandi says Trump’s policies would undermine the economy, writes Tim Mullaney.

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Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures pull back, with Goldman Sachs earnings on tap

Wall Street stocks could struggle to mark another record close on Tuesday as stock futures eased ahead of big earnings to come from Goldman Sachs, Lockheed Martin and more.

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Outside the Box: Let’s take our national mental-health crisis out of the emergency room

Few state and federal lawmakers recognize that the costs of mental-health initiatives are defrayed by savings from fewer prison terms, reduced homelessness, and lower emergency room and inpatient costs.

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