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JPMorgan and Other Banks Struck by Coordinated Cyberattack

The hackers stole gigabytes of data, including account information. It is not yet clear if the attacks were financially motivated or part of a cyberespionage campaign. 10 more words

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CFR Proposes “Central Banks Should Hand Consumers Cash Directly”

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… A broad-based tax cut, for example, accommodated by a program of open-market purchases to alleviate any tendency for interest rates to increase, would almost certainly be an effective stimulant to consumption and hence to prices.

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Sketch Guy: Resist Changing Direction Because of a Single Event

When someone tells you of the latest great investment strategy, the sample size (one) should give you pause, a financial adviser writes.



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Datapoints: Two Countries, Two Vastly Different Phone Bills

If your monthly cellphone bill seems high, it may be because American cellphone service is among the most costly in the world. A comparison of two phone plans. 11 more words

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Bits Blog: U.S. Finds ‘Backoff’ Hacker Tool Is Widespread

The Department of Homeland Security said on Friday that more than 1,000 businesses had been infected with the cash register malware used in the Target data breach and others, leading to the theft of data from millions of customers’ payment cards. 9 more words

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Your Money: An Emerging Price War in the World of Investment Advice

The pricing from big-name firms is particularly striking given the recent emergence of low-cost start-ups like Betterment and Wealthfront.



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Your Money Adviser: For Student Loan Borrowers in Default, Redemption Just Got Easier

Income, expenses and family size help determine the size of monthly payments for loans in rehabilitation under federal rules enacted on July 1.



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