A new iPhone app eliminates poverty as an excuse to delay investing by allowing you to "micro" invest in a smart, diversified portfolio at a low cost
TUESDAY ECB’s Knot speaks in The Hague at 1500 GMT WEDNESDAY ECB's Lautenschläger speaks on “Countdown to November: European Supervision Ready for Liftoff” in Frankfurt at 0930 GMT Bank of Canada releases a policy statement at 10 a.m. Show More Summary
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org)--[The Equitablog](http://equitablegrowth.org/blog) Evening Must-Read: Bloomberg View: Stopping Europe's Descent Into Deflation - Washington Center for Equitable Growth EveningShow More Summary
Deal includes Harry & David Holdings Inc.'s brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its headquarters in Medford, Oregon
Five years into the recovery, economic growth remains weak -- here's one way to help the country get back on track
Real estate data provider CoreLogic says prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013
Company also says it's willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators
A summer drought in California is boosting the price of milk, dairy, produce and coffee. This year alone, Maxwell House, Folgers and Starbucks raised prices by as much as 10 percent. Jill Wagner reports from New York.
Morning Money Memo: It’s the battle of the dollar stores. Dollar General has boosted its bid for smaller rival Family Dollar, offering $80 a share in a deal that would be worth more than $9 billion. Family Dollar rejected an earlier bid from the firm...
Dow futures were up 0.2 percent to 17,124; broader S&P 500 futures rose 0.2 percent to 2,005.50
This is a good thing: Tar Heels in search of the easy A, beware. Starting this fall, UNC-Chapel Hill transcripts will provide a little truth in grading. From now on, transcripts for university graduates will contain a healthy dose of context. Next to a student’s grade, the record will include...
Before anyone asks, the Antidote will stay exactly where it is.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Brian Blackstone identifies movements in the euro's exchange rate as the key test of whether the ECB's future efforts to boost growth and inflation will bear fruit.
Hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market dashed
(September 2, 2014 07:01 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) The BBC reports that Uber has been banned in Germany by a Frankfurt court: A court in Frankfurt ruled that the firm lacked the necessary legal permits to operate under German law. It has emerged that the firm was told... (0 COMMENTS)
Joe Nocera had a good piece discussing the plight of factory workers in the United States subjected to low cost competition from China and other developing countries. He argues that the government has done too little to help the workers and the communities that have suffered from such competition. Show More Summary
That's what a Reuters story on the NYT website said Japanese leaders are troubled by. The piece told readers: "Policymakers are also pledging to draft a vision of how to keep Japan's ageing population from shrinking into oblivion, holding...Show More Summary
Since the Global Crisis, support has grown for the use of time-varying capital requirements as a macroprudential policy tool. This column examines the effect of bank-specific, time-varying capital requirements in the UK between 1990 and 2011. Show More Summary