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Personal Finance Daily: How Weight Watchers’ skinnier name could fatten its customer base and what homeowners insurance actually covers

Personal Finance Daily: How Weight Watchers’ skinnier name could fatten its customer base and what homeowners insurance actually covers

Hello MarketWatchers! Don’t miss these top stories. 10 ‘poor man’s habits’ that anyone looking to save a buck could probably use Pope Francis on Tuesday urged a group of young… Read more »

How Weight Watchers’ skinnier name could fatten its customer base

How Weight Watchers’ skinnier name could fatten its customer base

By Personal finance reporter They’re losing part of their name, but they could gain a lot of customers as a result. Weight Watchers WTW, -3.44%   announced Monday that it’s… Read more »

Home insurance covers damage from a volcano, but not a flood

Home insurance covers damage from a volcano, but not a flood

Most homeowners whose properties were in the path of Hurricane Florence’s torrential rains would have been better off if their home had been hit by a wildfire or volcanic eruption… Read more »

Market Extra: Here’s what bond traders will be watching when the Fed makes its rate decision

Market Extra: Here’s what bond traders will be watching when the Fed makes its rate decision

The Federal Reserve is seen as virtually certain to deliver its third rate increase of 2018 on Wednesday, leaving investors to focus on the central bank’s projections, policy statement and,… Read more »

In One Chart: Facebook can’t keep up with Twitter, and the Instagram news isn’t helping

In One Chart: Facebook can’t keep up with Twitter, and the Instagram news isn’t helping

Since Facebook first went public in 2012, the stock has rallied more than 300% to reign supreme as the hottest stock in the social-media landscape. At the same time, Twitter… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Square stock heads for best day in 19 months after company is likened to the FANGs

The Ratings Game: Square stock heads for best day in 19 months after company is likened to the FANGs

Shares of Square Inc. are soaring Tuesday after an analyst said that the company is doing for the payments sector what Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc., and Alphabet Inc…. Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold prices edge higher as dollar finds little traction ahead of Wednesday’s Fed decision

Metals Stocks: Gold prices edge higher as dollar finds little traction ahead of Wednesday’s Fed decision

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold futures eked out back-to-back gains Tuesday as the dollar index softened ahead of the Federal Reserve decision, which could yield a third rate increase… Read more »

Instagram founders leave the company, but are Facebook’s privacy struggles to blame?

Instagram founders leave the company, but are Facebook’s privacy struggles to blame?

Instagram’s co-founders no longer want to work with Facebook, marking the latest rocky development for a company embattled with privacy concerns. Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks struggle for direction as Fed decision looms

Market Snapshot: Stocks struggle for direction as Fed decision looms

U.S. stocks surrendered some of their earlier gains Tuesday to trade mostly lower amid subdued activity as investors held off on making big bets ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary… Read more »

In One Chart: Facebook stock can’t keep up with Twitter, and the Instagram news isn’t helping

In One Chart: Facebook stock can’t keep up with Twitter, and the Instagram news isn’t helping

Since Facebook first went public in 2012, the stock has rallied more than 300% to reign supreme as the hottest stock in the social-media landscape. At the same time, Twitter… Read more »

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