Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories: Feb. 23-27


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Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories: Feb. 23-27

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of Feb. 23-27: (25 mins ago)

Cephalon Launches $207 Million Bid For Arana Therapeutics

Cephalon Launches $207 Million Bid For Arana Therapeutics (12 mins ago)

Dexia Posts Record Eu2.6 Billion Fourth-quarter Loss

Feb. 26 — Dexia SA , the world’s largest lender to local governments, reported a record fourth-quarter loss on the sale of its U.S. bond insurance unit and provisions for declines in the value of mortgage-backed securities. (1 hour ago)

J.m. Smucker Profit Jumps But Outlook Lowered

J.M. Smucker Profit Jumps But Outlook Lowered (29 mins ago)

Medco Health’s Quarterly Revenue Up 13.9% As Profit Rises

Medco Health’s Quarterly Revenue Up 13.9% As Profit Rises (32 mins ago)

Avoid financial flameout: Nationwide effort urges consumers to avert catastrophe by saving

As American families face accelerating job losses, record-high foreclosure numbers and increases to credit card interest rates and fees by faltering banks, building a savings cushion becomes more important and more difficult. (4 mins to go)

It takes a lot of workers to support retirees

McDonald’s, 9 a.m. My coffee, as usual, is tasty and lawsuit hot. I look around and note that virtually everyone here at mid-morning is at least 60 years old. The kids and moms may come in the afternoon. They will certainly be here during the weekend. (36 mins ago)

S&P 500 actively slashing dividends to another record quarter

S&P 500 actively slashing dividends to another record quarter (3 hours ago)

Before The Bell -2: Us Hot Stocks To Watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to actively trade in Friday’s session are Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. , Brocade Communications Systems Inc. and Mylan Inc. . (2 mins to go)

U.k. Stats Agency Reclassifies Lloyds, Rbs As Public Firms

U.K. Stats Agency Reclassifies Lloyds, RBS As Public Firms (1 hour ago)