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What a Standalone $150 Xbox One Kinect Means for Microsoft

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:13
Microsoft is now selling the Xbox One Kinect as a standalone device for around $150. Here’s why it was the wrong play.






5 States Where Boomers Get More for Their Retirement Dollars

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:03
The same amount of money can buy up to 15% more than the national average in a handful of U.S. states






Is the Latest Round of Russia Sanctions a Threat to ExxonMobil?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:00
While the latest economic sanctions against Russia likely won’t impact Exxon’s near-term operations in the country, longer-term uncertainties loom.






1 Place Where Veterans Can Find Work in the Oil Field

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:55
ConocoPhillips is one of the many energy companies reaching out to veterans and putting them to work.






Is This Student Loan Debt Collection Tactic Out of Control?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:45
Wage garnishment for old loan debt is up, and even the elderly – who can least afford it – are getting hit






Is Amazon.com Inc. Spreading Itself Too Thin?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:37
Yet again, the online retail king expands beyond its core business, this time with a nearly $1 billion acquisition. How long can this go on?






Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Lowering Healthcare Costs?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:17
A study released this week demonstrated possible advantages to medical marijuana usage which could benefit the healthcare industry and lead to markedly lower costs.






BlackBerry Passport and the Looming Windows Phone Threat

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:00
A big bet on the new handset could help stem expected market share losses in the U.K. and elsewhere.






How to Get a Dividend Check Every Month of the Year

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:00
For investors looking for steady income, these three stocks can collectively provide you with a dividend check in each of the 12 months.






5 Things Chipotle Mexican Grill's Management Wants You to Know

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:47
The most savory insights from Chipotle's latest quarter.






The First-Time Homebuyer's Guide to Getting a Loan

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:45
Understanding what a bank looks at to approve your loan application.






Warren Buffett Just Dumped These Energy Stocks, But Here's Why You Shouldn't

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:35
Why investors shouldn’t blindly follow Berkshire Hathaway’s decision to reduce its energy holdings in the second quarter.






Don’t Take No For an Answer: Lessons From Organ Donation

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:29
It turns out that giving people a chance to say “no” might be detrimental to organ donation efforts. How can we apply the lessons of organ donation to our everyday lives?






Why Unemployment Rates in These 5 States Could Soar Next Year

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:26
Despite it being the source of more than 10% of all U.S. jobs, a lack of funding may send a very important trust fund into insolvency and harm employment in several states..






The 1 Money-Making Lesson Warren Buffett Wishes He Learned Earlier

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:19
Warren Buffett changed his billion-dollar empire for the better.






Why Google Wants to Map Your Body With Its Baseline Study

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:02
Google recently announced that it will collect genetic information from thousands of people to “map out” the healthy human body. Here’s what you need to know about the Google Baseline Study.






Samsung and LG Just Upped the Ante in the Smartwatch War

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:00
If Apple wants its iWatch to succeed, it'll need to beat these two newcomers.






Yuan's Fall Hurts Chinese Profits

WSJ.com What's News US - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:58
Chinese companies are reporting profit hits from the weaker yuan, after borrowing billions of dollars from the U.S., Hong Kong and elsewhere abroad.

Energy Companies Are Finally Making Money on Fracking

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:50
Chesapeake Energy Corporation went from spending $12 billion more than its cash flow on fracking to covering its drilling program with cash from operations.






Apple, Inc.'s iPad is Running Into Trouble in the Education Market

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:47
The iPad holds enormous potential to change education. Yet, Apple's tablet has run into some notable challenges within the educational market.






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