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  • Just what the stock market didn't need: A Hindenburg sighting

     
    As if investors weren't feeling edgy enough about the stock market as economic fears mount again, now there's the "Hindenburg Omen" to worry about. Or not. The zerohedge blog brought this generally little-discussed market indicator to light late last...
  • Japanese stocks back in bear market as yen hits 15-year high

     
    In a world in which almost no one wants to have a strong currency, Japan has one of the strongest. But the pain of carrying that burden is becoming intense. The yen surged to a 15-year high against the dollar......
  • As economy fears deepen, everybody wants what the Treasury sells

     
    Good thing Uncle Sam is floating another $102 billion of debt this week. From the looks of the Treasury market on Tuesday, there aren’t enough government securities to go around. Investors are again rushing into Treasuries, driving yields sharply lower,...
  • Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here’s a weekly roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Don’t accept this check — People selling items on websites such as Craigslist should be careful not to accept checks from the federal Securities Investor Protection......
  • Markets turn cautious (again) ahead of economic data deluge

     
    Wall Street returned to normal Monday -- selling stocks and buying government bonds. The Dow Jones industrials lost 140.92 points, or 1.4%, to 10,009.73, taking back most of the 164.84-point gain Friday that followed a better-than-expected (though still...
  • Americans are less pessimistic about future income. Are bonds helping?

     
    The Conference Board’s consumer-confidence index for August showed a bigger-than-expected rise -- to 53.5 from 51.0 in July -- which has helped the stock market move modestly higher Tuesday after Monday’s spill. One encouraging bit of data from the...
  • Hollywood's uneasy embrace of Apple's 99-cent TV rental offer [Updated]

     
    Only two major Hollywood television studios agreed to allow Apple Inc. to offer 99-cent rentals of TV shows -- a price that the device-maker hopes will spark sales of a new generation of its set-top box. Walt Disney Co's Disney/ABC......
  • Burkle appeals Barnes & Noble ruling

     
    In the latest developments in the saga between Barnes & Noble Inc. and Ron Burkle, the billionaire investor is appealing a Delaware judge's dismissal of his lawsuit against the bookseller that sought to expand his stock holdings. "We believe that......
  • Ending the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy-- a webliography

     
    Webliography compiled with the assistance of Tribune intern Caleb Melby. Contents: News articles/analysis For ending the tax cuts For extending the tax cuts Supplemental background information NEWS ARTICLES/ANALYSIS Pro and Con: Ending Bush tax cuts for...
  • Rock stock: Jewelry sensation Kimberly McDonald takes on L.A.

     
    In just two short years, Kimberly McDonald has made a name for herself as an independent jewelry designer with a unique look, mixing high and low, precious and imperfect, using rough geodes alongside diamonds and gemstones. And now, the New York-based...
  • Tech firm Cogent rejected suitor that might have paid more than 3M

     
    Cogent Inc., the Pasadena technology company that is selling itself to conglomerate 3M Co. for less than what some Cogent shareholders say is fair, had an "indication of interest" last month from another suitor at a price higher than 3M's......