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Google execs got discount on jet fuel, says NASA. "Top Google Inc. executives saved millions of dollars by flying their private jet fleet on discounted fuel purchased from the federal government that they weren't entitled to buy, according to a new inspector general review released Wednesday," MarketWatch reports.
The market has stalled in December, not far from its all-time highs. But while most observers think Fed policy is foremost on investors minds, Marketwatch's Mark Hulbert thinks there may something else behind the moves.
Twitter on Thursday unveiled a new product that would make it easier for mobile app publishers to run native ads, or ads that blend into a user's social-media content.
The two-year budget deal struck between congressional leaders makes it less likely Washington will come together soon for a "grand bargain"-style agreement to tackle long-term fiscal issues, says budget expert Maya MacGuineas.
Facebook Inc. investors might want to think twice before celebrating the stock's addition to the S&P 500 index, which was announced last night.
Wall Street was setting up for a weaker open on Thursday, with key indexes below major milestones, though strategists said much will depend on whether a report on retail sales provides more evidence for the Federal Reserve to potentially push forward with a December taper.
Gold prices closed higher on Monday despite comments from Federal Reserve officials suggesting that the central bank may soon pullback its bond-buying program.
Paul Merriman is committed to educating people of all ages to get the most from their retirement investments.
Cable prices are only going up. A new article in MarketWatch shows that even if customers would prefer to just pay for the channels they watch, that's unlikely to happen unless there's more consolidation in the industry.
Twitter and LinkedIn may have an edge over Facebook and Google in the battle for the best minds of Silicon Valley and the broader tech world in the coming year.
Welcome to Wednesday's roundup of financial news: The long-awaited Volcker rule is finally happening, packed with lots of restrictions and a new CEO requirement.
The odds of winning this Friday's Mega Millions jackpot are already one in 259 million, but that is unlikely to dim enthusiasm for what is already the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot ever and the fifth-largest ever lottery pot in North America.
Count one of this year's - and most years' - top bond fund managers, Loomis Sayles's Dan Fuss, in the same camp as Pimco's Bill Gross when it comes to avoiding long-term debt, according to Bloomberg.
U.S. stocks edged lower early Wednesday as investors digested the budget deal announced late Tuesday, which signaled less government dysfunction but which also could help spur the Federal Reserve to taper its stimulus measures next week.
Even with partial scholarships, college can still be expensive. MarketWatch reports that in the current school year, the average cost of tuition and fees at a public, four-year institution for an in-state student is $8,093.