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Some think the so-called Santa Claus Rally begins in late October, just like those who put up their Christmas decorations before Halloween. See full story.

A married couple should do this to get the most from Social Security

How to coordinate your and your spouse’s benefit to maximize Social Security income. See full story.

Why stock investors shouldn’t ignore this warning signal from the oil market

Oil prices might be acting like a warning light when it comes to the stock market, which is trading near all-time highs despite growing concern over the U.S.-China tariff battle and rising global trade tensions. See full story.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder and arsenic was discovered in baby food — how much should parents worry?

Gerber says a report about arsenic in baby food ‘may have caused unnecessary alarm.’ See full story.

Caterpillar earnings: Expect weakness on China tensions and global economic slowdown

Caterpillar Inc. is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, and expectations are subdued as trade tensions with China persist and global economies show signs of slowing. See full story.

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Artificial intelligence in housing won’t just eliminate Realtors. It could completely change the way we buy, sell and live. See full story.

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