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As stocks set highs, investors still worry about next crash

As stocks set highs, investors still worry about next crash


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Alex Lebedev

Businesses far from the devastation can feel storm's impact


Chew on this: Dental coverage gives protection within limits

If your college kid needs a car, consider these leases

Past disasters show a long recovery for small businesses

Past disasters show a long recovery for small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, an antique store needed more than six years to fully recover. A Long Island restaurateur couldn't reopen one of his locations for a year and a half after Superstorm Sandy struck in 2012.


Past disasters show a long recovery for small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, an antique store needed more than six years to fully recover. A Long Island restaurateur couldn't reopen one of his locations for a year and a half after Superstorm Sandy struck in 2012.


Want to try before you buy? These online retailers let you

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is set to launch a service that lets customers order clothes, try them on at home and pay only for what they keep. It sounds novel, but Amazon is actually late to the party. Several online startups have offered try-before-you-buy options for items including jewelry, clothing, glasses and more.


Actively managed funds catch up, a bit, to index funds

NEW YORK (AP) — At last, a bit of redemption for the stock pickers.


Insider Q&A: Babies R Us wants to reconnect with parents

NEW YORK (AP) — Babies R Us wants to be a parent's best friend again.


Of Mutual Interest: After months of calm, a warning sign?

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a remarkably calm year for the stock market. Did an alarm just go off?


Of Mutual Interest: After months of calm, a warning sign?

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a remarkably calm year for the stock market. Did an alarm just go off?


Edmunds: Some guidance on finding the best 'American' cars

"Buy American" is a slogan that's getting a lot of attention lately, but it can be tough to put into practice when you're car shopping.


Some things to know about music lessons for children

NEW YORK (AP) — Andolina Collado didn't know where to start when her young daughter asked for violin lessons. An immigrant from the Dominican Republican who works as a home health aide, she asked everyone she saw carrying an instrument in her Manhattan neighborhood if they knew of affordable lessons. Finally, one man pointed her to a church where Whin Music Project offers sliding scale tuition based on income.


5 tips for getting children started in music lessons

NEW YORK (AP) — Music lessons are among the most expensive activities for children and the most difficult to navigate. Here are some tips on how to get started:


Waiting, watching: Business owners worry about Harvey damage

For five days, many small business owners in and around Houston were in limbo, not knowing if their companies had been damaged or flooded by Harvey.


Waiting, watching: Business owners worry about Harvey damage

With the animals sent to safety before Harvey hit, the owners of CityVet in Houston kept watch on their empty practice by security camera, hoping not to see floodwaters rush in.


Fund manager Q&A: Investing in energy sector funds

Investors who own energy stocks have seen more than their share of swings in recent years.


Edmunds: Labor Day's best bets for car shoppers

Labor Day is the last three-day weekend of summer, so as we go into the end of August and early September, you can expect to see some fairly aggressive deals from car dealerships as they try to wrap up the summer selling season.


How to tell if the price is right on your next prescription

Filling a prescription is no longer the simple errand you run after a doctor visit.


Focus for independent retailers _ make shopping easy and fun

NEW YORK (AP) — When sporting goods retailer evo ships ski boots ahead of the winter season, some will be delivered to the company's competitors — who will then help evo customers be sure the boots are a good fit.


Insider Q&A: General Motors learning the rental business

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. started its car-sharing service, Maven, just over a year ago, placing Chevrolets and Cadillacs in the parking garages of New York apartment buildings for residents to rent.


Better than expected, barely good enough: Profits and stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's how much hope and expectation has been built into the stock market: Big companies are healthy and making fatter profits than Wall Street expected, yet it's barely enough to keep the market from falling.


Edmunds: Many car buyers make wrong turn on financing

The advantage of financing a car is that eventually you'll pay it off and enjoy debt-free car ownership. That's why buyers are willing to pay more per month to own than to lease.


Airlines make it harder to earn free flights for loyalty

DALLAS (AP) — Airline loyalty programs are losing much of their allure even for frequent flyers, and the rules for navigating the system have changed.


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