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Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth

By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 5
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.

Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth

REAL ESTATE | By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 5
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.

US Bank Earnings Rose 7.3 Percent in April-June Quarter

SAVING | By Marcy Gordon | Sep 4
U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

RETIREMENT | By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

Study Shows Spike in Illnesses When Sleep Suffers

INSURANCE | Sep 2
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.

You Can't Control Much, But You Can Control Investment Fees

SAVING | By Stan Choe | Sep 2
Although you can't control what happens in Shanghai -- or the fact that troubles in China can drag down stocks here by 10 percent in just over a week -- you do have control over one crucial factor affecting your portfolio: how much you pay in expenses.