List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Wall Street Journal: Chief operating officer leaves Jeb Bush campaign

The Wall Street Journal: Chief operating officer leaves Jeb Bush campaign

The highest-ranking official known to lose their job in Jeb Bush’s flagging campaign is Christine Ciccone, the campaign’s chief operating officer. News of Ciccone’s departure comes a week after the… Read more »

Scientists say Volkswagen deception will kill 59 people unless company does this

Scientists say Volkswagen deception will kill 59 people unless company does this

An earlier version of this story said the researchers conducting the MIT/Harvard study compared the 59 deaths estimated to be the result of excess emissions caused by Volkswagen vehicles equipped… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold settles with a loss, but scores a monthly gain

Metals Stocks: Gold settles with a loss, but scores a monthly gain

By Markets/commodities reporter Gold futures on Friday posted their lowest close in more than three weeks, trimming a monthly gain to end October on a downbeat note. December gold GCZ5,… Read more »

The Margin: Real estate on the nation’s Elm Streets need not be the stuff of nightmares

The Margin: Real estate on the nation’s Elm Streets need not be the stuff of nightmares

Elm Street on Chicago’s Gold Coast. When the house at 41 E. Elm St. went on the market in Chicago two years ago, its listing came with an uncommonly frank… Read more »

The Margin: Would you pay $5 for ‘Cancel my Comcast’ form letter?

The Margin: Would you pay $5 for ‘Cancel my Comcast’ form letter?

Engineers Earl St Sauver and Eli Pollak made headlines with their online service that cancels your Comcast service for you for $5 — allowing you to avoid talking to the… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks waver, but on track for biggest monthly rise in 4 years

Market Snapshot: Stocks waver, but on track for biggest monthly rise in 4 years

U.S. stocks switched between small gains and losses in early trade Friday, but the main indexes were on track for a fifth straight weekly gain and their biggest monthly advance… Read more »

Robert Powell's Retirement Portfolio: Key Social Security strategies hit by budget deal

Robert Powell's Retirement Portfolio: Key Social Security strategies hit by budget deal

It was good while it lasted. But all good things — especially those which lawmakers regard as an unintended loophole — must come to an end. Congress has agreed to,… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Peet’s to acquire majority stake in Intelligentsia Coffee

The Wall Street Journal: Peet’s to acquire majority stake in Intelligentsia Coffee

Intelligentsia’s original coffeehouse location on Broadway in Chicago. Peet’s Coffee & Tea said Friday it will buy a majority stake in Intelligentsia Coffee, just weeks after reaching a deal to… Read more »

Saving on holiday shopping and nine other money stories you may have missed this week

Saving on holiday shopping and nine other money stories you may have missed this week

MarketWatch rounded up 10 of the most interesting money stories published over the past week that readers might have overlooked. Holiday shopping bargains Yes, the children have Halloween on their… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Los Angeles boom in $100 million Bel Air trophy homes

The Wall Street Journal: Los Angeles boom in $100 million Bel Air trophy homes

In a new development of three spec homes in the tony Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air, one property will have a 15,000-square-foot guesthouse. Another home has plans that call… Read more »

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