Starbucks goes into the precious metals business

Forget the seasonal coffee drinks. Or the gift-worthy brewers. Starbucks’ newest item for the holidays is something seemingly mundane as a gift card. Well, make that a solid silver gift card. The cof...

NewsWatch: Oil sinks further as OPEC meeting looms

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Comments from Saudi Arabia’s oil minister a day prior continues to sink oil prices and hopes for a cut in production. See full story. Should you pardon these stock market turke...