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A seriously less-than-serious look at the world of finance, bringing you a lighter look at all the important news and insights about money and investing.

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This week, we're asking the question: "Is the Fed dazed and confused?" The Federal Reserve is scheduled to announce its latest interest rate decision this week. On the surface, this seems like a boring meeting. Almost... more

This week, we're celebrating Labor Day. There's no better time to take a look at work and employment market. Lucky for us, we have some jobs data to digest. Unlucky for us: the data came in worse than expected. We take a look at the... more

This week, we've got the big fight on our minds. Not Mayweather vs. McGregor. We've got job growth vs. the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy. The government is set to release its monthly jobs data this week. Employment... more

This week, we're looking at three major themes: entertainment, sexism and shopping. That makes it a perfect week for Pretty Woman. First, entertainment: last week saw the release Disney's quarterly report. But the bigger news is the... more

This week, we're talking earnings again. We've gotten some big companies reporting recently. Last week alone, we got results from Facebook, Amazon and the parent of Google. But this week is the big dog. The alpha tech company.... more

Dunkirk is out this week. So we're taking as our inspiration another World War II epic: Inglourious Basterds. With that in mind, we've got some glorious basterds on the docket this week... Some of the biggest of the big names are set to report... more

This week, we're shaking up the format a bit. Instead of our usual tour through the darker alleys on Wall Street, we're taking a look at a little bit of business history. And in deference to Independence Day (and to cold beverages), we're... more

The latest installment in Michael Bay's Transformers series is out. So we're paying tribute to the one-and-only original Transformers movie: the 1980s cartoon version. And with that in mind, we're looking at an economy that might be... more

This week, with The Mummy marking another in Hollywood's unending series of sequels and unnecessary reboots, we're honoring the ancient dark magic that keeps Tom Cruise's career going. We're asking the question: is the... more

This week, with the release the fifth installment in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, we're climbing into the crow's nest and scouring the horizon for threats that could hijack the economy. First, we're going to get a new job report... more