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Opinion: Vanguard’s Jack Bogle, the man who saved Americans $250 billion

Opinion: Vanguard’s Jack Bogle, the man who saved Americans $250 billion

You can thank Thomas Edison for the light bulb casting light in your home, Henry Ford for your affordable, mass-produced car, and Apple’s AAPL, +0.62%  Steve Jobs for the astonishing… Read more »

A study finds Netflix is right — videogames are a competitor to TV watching and streaming

A study finds Netflix is right — videogames are a competitor to TV watching and streaming

Twitch streamer and professional gamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins streams during Ninja Vegas ’18 at Esports Arena Las Vegas on April 21, 2018. Netflix raised eyebrows Thursday night when the streaming… Read more »

Hospitals must now list prices online — here’s how prices vary for one procedure

Hospitals must now list prices online — here’s how prices vary for one procedure

As of Jan. 1, the Trump administration is requiring hospitals to publicly list standard charges for various procedures online to increase transparency around pricing, but for most people the listings… Read more »

No, Vans parent VF Corp. isn’t going to buy Skechers

No, Vans parent VF Corp. isn’t going to buy Skechers

VF Corp.’s Chief Executive Steven Rendle used the company’s third-quarter earnings call to quiet chatter about adding Skechers Corp. to the company’s portfolio, saying that one can’t believe everything they… Read more »

Big 5 banks had a tough time trading in volatile markets

Big 5 banks had a tough time trading in volatile markets

When the going gets tough on Wall Street, brokers can lose money too, just like their customers. There’s a scene in the classic 1983 movie “Trading Places,” in which the… Read more »

Deep Dive: Don’t overlook mid-cap stocks — they beat large-caps by a mile in the long run

Deep Dive: Don’t overlook mid-cap stocks — they beat large-caps by a mile in the long run

Mid-cap stocks are like the middle child — they tend to be overlooked in favor of more mature large-cap stocks and fast-growing small-cap stocks. But as a group, they have… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: S&P 500 earnings growth estimate improves, but outlook slows further

Earnings Outlook: S&P 500 earnings growth estimate improves, but outlook slows further

The fourth-quarter earnings growth for S&P 500 companies has improved slightly in the last week, but was still expected to slow to less than half the average of the first… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department’s reversal on online gambling echoed fight by Sheldon Adelson’s casino lobbyists

The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department’s reversal on online gambling echoed fight by Sheldon Adelson’s casino lobbyists

The legal reasoning behind the Justice Department’s unusual reversal this week of an opinion that paved the way for online gambling hewed closely to arguments made by lobbyists for casino… Read more »

NewsWatch: U.S. stock market has switched to bullish from bearish too quickly

NewsWatch: U.S. stock market has switched to bullish from bearish too quickly

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Benchmark indexes have recouped half their losses in a little over three weeks — perhaps too fast. See full story. On trade, China’s private-equity king is ‘hopeful… Read more »

Market Snapshot: On trade, China’s private-equity king is ‘hopeful for the best, prepared for the worst’

Market Snapshot: On trade, China’s private-equity king is ‘hopeful for the best, prepared for the worst’

The stock market rallied this week on headlines that suggested progress was being made toward solving the long-running U.S.-China trade spat: One report indicated the Trump administration was considering pre-emptively… Read more »

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