Tom Palmer

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Gold settles lower after jump in consumer prices

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold prices on Thursday gave back some of the gains they notched a day earlier and then some after a jump in consumer …

Your Chipotle burrito is getting pricier for this one simple reason

Protein is getting more expensive.<p>As a whole, US inflation isn’t doing much of anything. (Prices were up roughly 2% in April compared to the prior year.) But there’s plenty of variation in the price picture once you get into the details. For instance, look at prices for meat. They jumped 2.9% in …

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10 ways Wall Street skims $100 billion of your money

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Wake up America, you’re wasting your money paying big advisory fees for hot tips on the stock-market casino. …

How China may be dragging down the U.S. dollar

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The year 2014 was supposed to be the year the dollar came surging back. That broad-based rally has failed to materialize so …

Gold futures slip back, but score weekly gain

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold futures settled with a slight loss on Friday, but still scored a gain for the week as traders assessed U.S. …

Consumer sentiment dips in May

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell in May, as consumers worried about stagnant wage growth, according to a survey …

GM to staff: Avoid 'judgment words'

GM told engineers to avoid using dozens of words when communicating about vehicle problems that could potentially lead to recalls, including everything from “safety” to “Kevorkianesque.”<p>A Powerpoint presentation included in the company’s consent agreement with NHTSA unveiled Friday shows the …