MarketWatch - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By CBS News

Published 07/29 2014 06:36AM

Updated 07/29 2014 06:39AM

If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning,  Tuesday, July 29, 2014....

The Nikkei
The Dow added 22 points Monday,
The Nasdaq was up 4.5.

Investors will find out how much confidence Americans have in the economy when a new report comes out later this morning.
Later this week Wall Street will get the latest figures on consumer spending.

The government wants to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million.
The FAA says Southwest altered and then flew dozens of 737's that did not comply with safety standards.
The airline has 30 days to respond to the proposed fine.
The FAA usually negotiates fine amounts with an airline.

Money magazine is out with its list of best colleges.
The publication ranked 665 schools and says Babson College in Massachusetts is number one, followed by New York's Webb Institute.
Some much more recognizable names round out the top six.
Money says the rankings are based on value.
Students who attend the top schools are most likely to get a high paying job after they graduate.


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