NewsWatch: Strong jobs report gives stocks a year-end raise
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE
Stocks’ rally and bonds’ sell-off shows that investors now believe in the economic recovery and the equities bull market, writes Howard Gold. See full story.
Polaris Slingshot: An odd way to blow $ 24,000
The Polaris Slingshot SL is a three-wheel cry for help from the power-sports toy factory in Medina, Minn., says Dan Neil. See full story.
Plunging oil prices will starve the world of its economic fuel
Low oil prices will mean less investment in finding new oil, and without new oil, global economic growth is impossible, writes Chris Martenson. See full story.
Rules of the road for Social Security ‘dualies’
Are you a Social Security “dualie?” You probably are but don’t know it. See full story.
10 things grocery stores won’t tell you
On special today at your local supermarket: Very old produce, big markups and behind-the-scenes hygiene problems. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
China, where driving a Buick and drinking a PBR are signs you’ve made it. See full story.