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BC-US--Money & Markets Extra Digest, US

BC-US--Money & Markets Extra Digest, US

For the week ending Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.

MONEY MATTERS-SELL YOUR STUFF ONLINE

How to make some bucks by offloading unwanted Christmas gifts or with a New Year's purge of your closets.

THE WEEK IN REVIEW

President Barack Obama designated two new national monuments in Utah and Nevada, expanding his environmental legacy; Semiconductor maker Qualcomm is slapped with a $865 million antitrust fine in South Korea; American consumers are the most confident they've been in more than 15 years.

QUICK FIX

A New Year's resolution to save just one percent more a year can make a big difference when it comes time to retire.

WIRELESS & CASHLESS

Amazon Go, a test store set to open in Seattle in early 2017, aims to bring contactless payment systems to the masses.

SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR

How to make annual performance reviews less of a chore for both managers and employees.

CENTERPIECE

Merck & Co.'s blockbuster cancer treatment Keytruda is poised to double Merck's profit by 2020, while helping reverse a years-long sales slump caused by generic and other competition.

MARKET PULSE

Thieves steal $1 million in fur coats from an upscale Manhattan store. UPS prepares for "National Returns Day." U.S. authorities charge Chinese hackers in a $4 million insider trading scam.

OF MUTUAL INTEREST-SMALL-CAP FUND Q&A

Brett Reiner, managing director at Neuberger Berman Genesis fund, discusses the outlook for small-cap funds in a post-election landscape.

INSIDER Q&A-SELLING HEALTH DATA

Author Adam Tanner talks to The Associated Press about his upcoming book "Our Bodies, Our Data," an examination of how the health industry is turning your old medical information into a multi-billion dollar industry.

$1,000 DERBY

If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?

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Updated : 2021-02-27 12:51 GMT+08:00