NewsWatch: U.S. stock futures rise as Google beats estimates

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NewsWatch: U.S. stock futures rise as Google beats estimates

U.S. stock futures climb Friday after Google Inc. reports stellar quarterly earnings and as investors await a string of economic data, including retail sales and consumer sentiment.

College cost calculator can help parents get better aid estimate

When it comes to choosing what is likely the biggest expense of parenthood — sending your kid to college — there has been little transparency on price.

DealExtreme’s Top 3 Devices to Improve Business Productivity

Are ancient, inefficient devices killing your productivity at work? Stay ahead of the game at the office, and be more productive, by making a few affordable changes, like adding the proper business equipment to your office tech arsenal!

A totally unscientific look at what Americans really want

Where is the sex? Where are the African bureaucrats needing partners to cash out millions of a dictator’s blood money? Where are the wacky, the exotic and the incomprehensible scam e-mails that used to clog inboxes?

Debate fact check: Regulations, Medicare, 9-9-9

Is regulation strangling the American entrepreneur? Several Republican presidential candidates say so. The numbers don’t.

NetQin Raises Mobile Security Awareness during National Cyber Security Awareness Month

NetQin Mobile Inc. , a leading global provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity applications, today announced the launch of its National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign, kicking off numerous efforts to give mobile device use…

One way to profit from market volatility

Chaotic markets have left investors scrambling for ways to boost returns without taking on excessive risk. But there’s a simple strategy that can make a virtue out of market volatility: Build a portfolio around high-quality stocks with generous dividen…

Fix the PRC?: NM group lobbies for more educated commissioners, less oversight

SANTA FE – A day after pleading guilty to two felonies, state regulatory commissioner Jerome D. Block Jr. walked into the agency s headquarters wearing shorts, sneakers and a T-shirt.

Online scholarship offers aren’t always what they seem

Experts say students should avoid any that ask for money They were searching for college scholarships, but what some Florida students found instead were sales pitches, spam and unexpected charges.

Jean Chatzky: New gadgets for consumers’ financial toolbox

Last week, Finovate came to New York. The conference, held every spring and fall (with one event always in London), serves as a launchpad for innovations in banking technology. Sounds like a snoozefest, but it’s