Stocks are higher as comments from Fed Chairman Bernanke appear to overshadow some worse-than-expected housing data.
In one recent year, people claimed $2.25 billion they hadn't realized was owed to them. Unclaimed money is easy to find if you know where to look.
Adobe is upgraded to 'market perform,' and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral.'
You're probably already familiar with the advantages of solid credit; if there's a downside, it's that someday someone you love may ask you to put that good credit on the line.
With nearly $5 billion yet to be repaid, banks that have been unable or unwilling to escape TARP could get hit by a looming spike in dividend rates.
Rate evasion raises car insurance rates for everyone. And soon, in at least one state, it may be against the law.
Stocks are lower as investors digest data on inflation, industrial production and homebuilder confidence, along with earnings from two of the world's best-known brands.
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