Coach Shuffles Execs; Sales Fall Again

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Coach announced the departure of two executives as it reported that sales at existing North American stores plunged 22% in the latest quarter. Still, the company noted progress in its turnaround efforts.

FCC Raises Billions in Spectrum Sale

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The Federal Communications Commission’s biggest ever auction of wireless spectrum closed Thursday and raised a record $44.9 billion, a sign of the growing cost of supporting Americans’ smartphone habit.

DuPont to Cut Bonuses, Delay Raises

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DuPont plans to cut bonus payments and delay raises for this year, as the chemical company grapples with slower-than-expected growth and an activist investor’s push to split the company.

New Financial Adviser? Check Out Fees and Conflicts

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Here are questions to ask and places to find key information.

Have the Right Tools for Retirement

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Five steps you should take before retiring to make post-employment easier. Among them, make a realistic and efficient plan for withdrawing money from savings and a nonfinancial plan for staying engaged during retirement.

States That Tax Social Security Benefits

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Minnesota is among 13 states that slap some kind of tax on Social Security income. Some of those states, among them Connecticut and Montana, have separate calculations and/or income limits to determine taxable benefits.

The Financial Problems in Your Head

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Psychology can explain why many people mismanage money, writes Veronica Dagher.

Is It Time to Invest in Energy Stocks?

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Weekend Investor: With oil prices at a six-year low, here are the options for investors—and the risks.

Trusts That Can Trim State Income Tax

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Weekend Investor: So-called incomplete nongrantor trusts are attracting some investors in high-tax states. One such state has already cracked down on their use.

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