_Wall_Street U.S stocks were insignificantly altered on Friday as poor earnings from Amazon, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) down 8.34 percent or $26.12 to $287.06 were offset by gains in Microsoft after its quarterly results.
This week, the Internal Revenue Service announced that people under age 50 in 401(k) and similar workplace retirement plans will be able to deposit up to $18,000 in 2015, an increase of $500 from this year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated she is ready to make a grand bargain with France and Italy by allowing them some leeway in meeting deficit-reduction targets in exchange for measures to make their economies more competitive.
If anything is scary about Halloween, it is this: Consumers spend more than $330 million each year on costumes - for their pets. Photo - Halloween puppy + caption Halloween puppy.
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