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

QUICK FIX

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.

CENTERPIECE

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.

MARKET PULSE

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.

INSIDER Q&A-TARGET

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.

$1,000 DERBY

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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