List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2015

London Markets: FTSE 100 closes down, but nabs best monthly rise in 2 years

London Markets: FTSE 100 closes down, but nabs best monthly rise in 2 years

U.K. stocks ended lower Friday, leaving the FTSE 100 with a weekly loss, but the benchmark still achieved its best monthly gain in more than two years. The FTSE 100… Read more »

How Volkswagen could save lives after its emissions scandal

How Volkswagen could save lives after its emissions scandal

Volkswagen should encourage owners affected by the coming recall of diesel-engine vehicles to have their cars repaired in order to save lives, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher said. Researchers… Read more »

Market Extra: European stocks may run higher if they’re not tripped up by China, Germany

Market Extra: European stocks may run higher if they’re not tripped up by China, Germany

European stocks in October are set to leap by the most since the financial crisis, but signs of a hard landing in China could be one factor keeping equities from… Read more »

NewsWatch: The S&P is up 9% this month, but these 10 stocks jumped more than 22%

NewsWatch: The S&P is up 9% this month, but these 10 stocks jumped more than 22%

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Here’s a look at the 10 S&P components that have fared best this month and led the way higher. See full story. Why running away from a… Read more »

CFPB accuses company of taking advantage of confusing financial aid process

CFPB accuses company of taking advantage of confusing financial aid process

The nation’s consumer watchdog is cracking down on a company it alleges is taking advantage of families’ confusion when it comes to applying for financial aid. The Consumer Financial Protection… Read more »

The Ratings Game: LinkedIn wins praise for a solid core, and gets a boost from Oprah

The Ratings Game: LinkedIn wins praise for a solid core, and gets a boost from Oprah

LinkedIn reported 396 million members in the third quarter. Analysts expect LinkedIn to firm up its core business and break away from competitors. Shares of the networking site LNKD, +12.36%… Read more »

Paul B. Farrell: Frankenstein capitalism is sucking the life from America’s soul

Paul B. Farrell: Frankenstein capitalism is sucking the life from America’s soul

“Frankenstein,” Boris Karloff, 1931 Happy Halloween! America’s been having fun dissecting and transplanting body parts onto Adam Smith theories since 1776, molding a Frankenstein monster into an economy for narcissist… Read more »

Economic Report: U.S. travel abroad climbs to record level in September

Economic Report: U.S. travel abroad climbs to record level in September

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — U.S. travel overseas jumped in September to a fresh record, as Americans took advantage of a strong dollar. The Commerce Department reported on Friday that travel outside… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil slips, but set for gains on the week and month

Futures Movers: Oil slips, but set for gains on the week and month

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil futures slipped Friday as economic data raise worries about U.S. energy demand, but U.S. prices were poised to post gains for the week and month on… Read more »

Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well: ‘KonMari’ organizing pro Marie Kondo offers tips for boomers to cut the clutter

Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well: ‘KonMari’ organizing pro Marie Kondo offers tips for boomers to cut the clutter

“You can’t take it with you.” More boomers are realizing this phrase applies not just to wealth, but also to possessions accumulated over the decades. And while a monetary gift… Read more »

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