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5 Obstacles to Early Retirement

Early retirement may be a dream for many workers toiling away at unsatisfactory jobs, but too few are taking all the right steps to achieve that goal.

Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon Steps Down

Walmart replaces its U.S. discount-store chief in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound.

Jet Crash in Ukraine Spooks Investors

Markets were treading water until news broke that a Malaysia Airline jet had crashed in a part of Ukraine occupied by militant pro-Russian separatists.