57 min ago
Wall Street Journal
Forget to Take Medicine? These Pills Know
Startups are coming up with new technologies, such as "digital pills," aimed at getting people to take medicine only as directed.
1 hr ago
Home-improvement companies doing well
One sign that people are willing to spend a bit more money around the house is that both Lowe's Cos.
6 hrs ago
Commentary: What happens when QE ends?
John Nyaradi is Publisher of Wall Street Sector Selector , a financial media site focused on news, analysis and information about exchange traded funds and global financial and economic developments.
Tue May 21, 2013
TaxWatch: Why IRS scandal is good for tax cheats
As lawmakers and government officials probe the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, tax cheats may be smiling.
The Technical Indicator: Charting a persistent May uptrend
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Robert Powell's Retirement Portfolio: When advisers go from hero to zero
Let's say you have a health problem and you visit two or three internists. Chances are good you would receive a similar diagnosis and treatment from each doctor.
Mon May 20, 2013
Women more receptive to preemptive cancer surgery than men
Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004. He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales.
Yahoo's fuzzy path to making Tumblr work
How can Yahoo make money out of Tumblr? By trial and error, and lots of patience, say analysts who also warn that it won't be a slam dunk.
Sun May 19, 2013
Market Snapshot: Stock rally's breadth is a sign of strength, froth
Similarly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.6% on the week to 15,354.40, its 21st record of the year.
Sat May 18, 2013
Arends: College Tuition is a Scam
Brett Arends, MarketWatch: You sit here today, $30,000 or $40,000 in debt, as the latest victims of what may well be the biggest conspiracy in U.S. history.
Fri May 17, 2013
NewsWatch: Why Facebook is an unfriendly reminder of IPO risk
Facebook's flubbed IPO a year ago isn't the reason individual investors are reluctant to participate in the record equity rally, but it did lay bare some important investing truths.
Top Ten: MarketWatch's top 10 stories, May 13 - 17
U.S. stocks rose for the week, setting a few records along the way. It was another week of gains that some say defies logic.
Bond Report: Treasurys edge down ahead of consumer sentiment
The consumer sentiment survey is expected to rise to 77.5 in May from 76.4 in April, according to a consensus estimate of economists compiled by MarketWatch.
First-timers face jumbo-mortgage hurdles
Getting a home loan is hard enough, but first-time buyers who want a jumbo mortgage have even higher hurdles to clear.
Indications: Stock futures up ahead of consumer sentiment
U.S. stock futures rose on Friday, with investors set to move past a bump in the rally road in the prior session and looking ahead to potentially good news from consumer sentiment and leading indicators.
Thu May 16, 2013
Treasurys rise on trio of weak data
Treasurys rose Thursday after data showed rising jobless claims, weaker housing starts, and a fall in consumer prices.
Coming up: Philly Fed manufacturing index for May
Business conditions among manufacturers in the Philadelphia region are expected to improve slightly in May, according to a MarketWatch poll of economists.
Wall Street Journal
Google CEO Larry Page Takes the Stage
Chief Executive Larry Page on Wednesday made a surprise appearance at the Internet company's annual conference for software developers in San Francisco, as he and other executives unveiled several changes to its software lineup.
Wed May 15, 2013
Your Emails Are Not As Private As You Think
A message may have one sender and one recipient, but it can -with little effort- be read by a third party.
Tech Stocks: Google jumps as I/O kicks off; Apple slides
Shares of Google Inc. jumped Wednesday - passing the $900 mark for the first time - as the company kicked off its developers conference known as Google I/O. shares closed up 3.3% at $915.89 as the company delivered its opening keynote, which has so far included announcements of new developer tools and Google Play Music: All Access - a new ... (more)