Money & Markets Extra
Money & Markets Extra
For the week ending Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015
MONEY MATTERS-CAR DEALS
It's the annual passing of the torch in the auto industry, when the new models roll into dealerships and what's left of the old ones go on sale. A look at the best deals, and what to consider when you're buying last year's model.
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Cheap gas anticipated for Labor Day weekend; Tesla to introduce a lower-cost car; some baby monitors lack basic security features
Off to school and into debt
Students heading to college this fall may not be thinking about student loans that will come due several years from now. But there are ways to manage this debt while you are still in school that can pay off at graduation.
WIRELESS & CASHLESS
Amazon brings one-click ordering home
Amazon is trying to change the way we order household goods. Its "Dash" buttons can be used to quickly reorder common household products for now a total of 29 brands, ranging from Bounty paper towels to Tide detergent.
SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR
Don't delay making your exit plan
A succession plan may be one of those someday items for small business owners, but experts say to make it a must-do item today.
Cybersecurity spending surges
Cybersecurity spending is up this year and shows no sign of slowing, with fears about hackers making businesses more willing than ever to buy the latest security products.
Airline stocks poised for autumn takeoff; companies are pricing more IPOs above expected ranges; investors say fees are a major frustration
OF MUTUAL INTEREST-FED RATE INCREASE, Q&A
This month's Federal Reserve policy meeting could signal the end of an era. Jim McDonald, chief investment strategist at asset manager Northern Trust, explains what he expects to happen with interest rates, how that will impact financial markets, and what investors should, or shouldn't, do.
Target CEO Brian Cornell talks about the discounter's efforts to turnaround its business and regain its standing as the nation's No. 1 cheap chic retailer.
If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year -- in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities -- how much would you have now?
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