• 'Interview' cave-in sets bad precedent - 12/21/2014 06:48 PM EST
    Retirement Planner: The 411 on mutual fund capital gains

    12/19/2014 08:57 PM EST
    Like brushing their teeth, some people need to check their mutual fund account balances on a daily basis.  
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    FedEx, UPS confront busiest holiday season on record
    12/18/2014 03:32 PM EST - The next week is a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections between shoppers and their much-anticipated gifts -- and there is no room for mistakes. Full Story

    US stocks inch higher after a big two-day rally
    12/19/2014 11:56 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading as the market comes off a massive two-day rally. Full Story

    US stocks move higher, building on Fed gains
    12/18/2014 12:01 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is moving sharply higher, building on gains from the day before after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to raise interest rates. Full Story

    November home sales are down but demand is not
    12/16/2014 09:12 PM EST - November home sales report reflects a year of low inventory and intense demand across the Bay Area.
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    Energy stocks rebound in US as oil price recovers
    12/16/2014 12:06 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies are leading a rebound in the U.S. stock market as the price of oil turns higher. Full Story

    US stocks slide in midday trade, extending decline
    12/15/2014 12:06 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling in midday trading, extending losses from last week. The price of crude oil continued to drop Monday, and Russia's ruble plunged to a record low against the dollar. Full Story

    Smart financial gifts for young adults
    12/12/2014 10:20 PM EST - A personal finance book or other like-minded gift may not be at the top of most 20- and 30-somethings' wish lists this holiday season, but if they are new to managing money, it might be a good idea.  Full Story

    Have small-cap stocks suffered enough?
    12/11/2014 04:03 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — This year has felt like a hangover for owners of small-cap stock funds. On several occasions, small-cap stocks have dipped by more than 7 percent in just a matter of weeks. Full Story

    Magid: How to keep your gadgets running during a power outage
    12/12/2014 10:48 PM EST - When you combine massive rain and heavy winds, however, you start to run the serious risk of power failures, which can have a major impact on our ability to use our tech gadgets. Fortunately, there are things we can do to keep at least some of our essential tech gear running during a power emergency. Full Story

    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
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    Iraq TV show makes 'terrorists' confront victims

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Full Story