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  • Money market fund assets fell $10.22 billion Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell $10.22 billion to $2.57 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $1.42 billion to $893.46 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • Here's what really fueled the Obamacare surge Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:44 AM ET
    A Sunshine Life and Health Advisors agent explains Obamacare at the Mall of the Americas in Miami on March 31, 2014.

    Obamacare's controversial fine on people who fail to have health insurance this year may have not been a big motivator for millions of people to sign up.

  • Retail sales—Another chance to blame the weather Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    Ice covers a statue of wolves outside Carter-Finley Stadium on February 12, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Winter weather probably took a bite out of January's retail sales, while jobless claims data may also be affected.

  • Next up for markets—Janet Yellen Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:54 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.

  • Consumers say out-of-pocket health costs rising Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    Support for Obamacare has plummeted and out-of-pocket health insurance costs are increasing for many people, a new survey says.

  • Early Movers: CMCSA, MRK & More Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 7:53 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • After-Hours Buzz: DWA, WU, QCOR & More Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • Boomers Feeling (Slightly) More Secure Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.

  • State of the Union May Well Set Tone for Budget Talks Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday could drive market focus straight to the next skirmish in the budget and deficit battle with Congress, depending on his tone.

  • 4% Interest, Without Fees: Too Good to Be Checking? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    Decent rates are not a thing of the past, thanks to a group dedicated to giving local banks an even chance against the big boys.

  • Are You Suspicious of Management-Led Buyouts? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:43 AM ET
    Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc.

    With the help of the private equity firm Silver Lake and Microsoft, Michael S. Dell, the founder and chief executive, is buying back his computer company. And that is cause for concern.

  • Holiday Shoppers said 'Good Deal or No Deal': Study Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    More than a quarter of Americans spent less than they had expected during December's holiday rush, according to a Bankrate study.

  • How to Manage Your 'Interest-Free Loan to Uncle Sam' Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    Americans get an average tax refund of $2,700. If you don’t need that extra $225 a month, you can continue to treat your windfall as an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam.

  • 5 Ways to Counter the Impact of the Payroll Tax Hike Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    Making up for this year's hike in Social Security taxes require some careful planning. Five ways to cut expenses and increase earnings so the hit isn't such a blow.

  • Good Time to Buy a House? Yes. A Car? Not So Fast... Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    With interest rates predicted to stay low for the rest of the year, prospective borrowers can save for their down payment and improve damaged credit scores.

  • 5 technologies that will change how you shop Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 8:01 PM ET

    Compare Gift Cards » 5 Ways Technology Will Change Gift Cards. 1 2 3 4 5 6> The end of plastic?

  • Money market fund assets rose to $2.569 trillion Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $940 million to $2.569 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $1.55 billion to $884.37 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • Money market fund assets rose to $2.568 trillion Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $5.84 billion to $2.568 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $940 million to $886.05 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • News Summary: Should you change checking accounts? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:49 PM ET

    PAYING MORE FOR CHECKING: The average monthly service fee on checking accounts rose 25 percent from last year to a record $5.48, according to financial data publisher Bankrate. ATM fees rose 4 percent and overdraft fees rose 1.4 percent.

  • Should you look for a new checking account? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:48 PM ET

    The average monthly service fee on checking accounts that don't pay interest is now a record $5.48, a 25 percent increase over last year, according to Bankrate, a financial data publisher. The fee for using an ATM outside a bank's network rose to $2.50, a 4 percent increase.