• BC-Money & Markets Extra Digest

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    For the week ending Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

    MONEY MATTERS-FINANCIAL AID

    It's already time to start thinking about applying for financial aid for next school year. College students and their families can begin submitting applications on Oct. 1 and since aid decisions are made on a first-come, first-served basis, the sooner you apply the better.

    THE WEEK IN REVIEW

    CEOs of more than 100 companies ask Congress to act on gun laws; Trump agrees to tariff delay; Purdue Pharma gets closer to opioid settlement

    QUICK FIX

    Why every couple should have regular “money summits.”

    WIRELESS & CASHLESS

    Smart speakers’ “wake words” are supposed to protect users’ conversations from accidental recording, but what happens if one mistakes “seriously?” as Siri?

    SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR

    Sole proprietorship vs LLC: how to register your small business

    CENTERPIECE

    Small stocks, big struggles

    Small companies are feeling the biggest pain on Wall Street, but analysts say that might have opened the door to even bigger gains.

    MARKET PULSE

    Bill Gates documentary premiers on Netflix; Starkist tuna fined $100 million in price-fixing scandal; Stationary bike maker Peloton to raise $1.3 billion in Nasdaq listing

    OFF THE CHARTS-RETURN OF FUND MANAGERS

    Mutual fund managers are making the most of the shaky stock market, which has provided them an opportunity to prove themselves and lure back investors who dumped them in recent years.

    INSIDER Q&A-NYSE-BOARD DIVERSITY

    NYSE Executive Vice Chairman Betty Liu talks to The Associated Press about a program at the world’s largest stock exchange to help companies recruit women and minorities to their boards of directors.

    $1,000 DERBY

    If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?

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