Tech Stocks: Why the Selloff Could Get Worse

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The technology sector is getting buffeted on multiple fronts. Relief could be a long time coming.

Disney Earnings: Why ESPN Has to Get Back in the Game

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In Disney’s quarterly results, the cord-cutting phenomenon and its impact on ESPN will likely overshadow success from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Chesapeake Woes Rattle Pipeline Partners

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Chesapeake, Williams and Energy Transfer pulled each other into a spiraling stock plunge that illustrates how one distressed shale producer can threaten its business partners.

Fed Called Out on Lack of Diversity

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A critic of the Federal Reserve released a new report pointing out that the central bank’s leadership is predominantly white, male and drawn from the banking community.

Chesapeake Energy: The End Isn't So Near

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Chesapeake Energy is in survival mode, but investors have reacted with undue alarm to steps it has taken to stay afloat.

Corporate Credit: Less Than Angelic

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Companies’ credit ratings are starting to feel the strain. Watch out for more downgrades to junk in the coming months.

Vernon Davis Is Going to the Super Bowl, But Should He Go in Your Portfolio?

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Fantex gives people the ability to invest in the future earnings of professional athletes. Financial advisers, however, caution that these untested securities merit at most a small role in the “play money” part of a portfolio.

Rate Expectations: Not So Fast, Fed

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Wall Street is increasingly skeptical about the pace of Federal Reserve interest-rate increases this year, the latest blow to the central bank’s yearslong efforts to unwind its easy-money policies and return the economy to a normal footing.

U.S. Debt Burden: It's Gotten a Bit Less Bad

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As the long-term budget outlook has improved, the U.S. has gained some breathing room on the debt. But, Greg Ip writes, that doesn’t mean the U.S. should continue unrestrained borrowing without attacking the biggest contributors to the debt over the longer term.

HSAs Offer Tax Benefits Beyond 401(k)s

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Most people overlook health-savings accounts, or HSAs, as a retirement-savings vehicle. But these accounts come with more tax advantages than 401(k)s when used to cover medical costs, a major expense in retirement.

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