Cold Weather Next Week a Boon for Retailers

A blast of cold weather is expected to begin marching across the country next week from the Golden Gate to Cape Cod, sending temperatures down by 10 to 20 degrees ...
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Beers Americans No Longer Drink

While beer consumption in the United States fell during the beginning of the recession and again at the end of 2013, it is on the rise again and beer remains ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Beer Brands

While beer consumption in the United States fell during the beginning of the recession and again at the end of 2013, it is on the rise again and beer remains ...
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5 Good Reasons to Shop for a Home in December

While many Americans spend the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, there are others who focus on getting a good deal on ...
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Envision Healthcare Triples on Completed Merger

Shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVHC) more than tripled in Friday’s session after the company announced the completion of its merger with Amsurg. These health care companies are ...
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Americans to Add $103 Billion to Personal Debt This Holiday Season

More than 245 million Americans are planning to spend a cumulative total of $181.2 billion during the 2016 holiday season. But nearly two-thirds (64%, or over 157 million people) are ...
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Did Workday’s Profitability for 2017 Just Become More Questionable?

Workday Inc. (NYSE: WDAY) shares tanked on Friday after earnings and guidance, mainly on news that certain large deals were being pushed out. What matters here is that Workday has ...
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Atkore Gears Up for Secondary Offering

Atkore International Group Inc. (NYSE: ATKR) recently filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The company intends to offer 8 million ...
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October Air Cargo Volume Rises

Air cargo volume increased by 6.2% year over year in October, on top of a 5% increase posted in September, according to data reported Friday by WorldACD Market Data. While ...
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November Unemployment Hits Post-Recession Low, With Caveats

Friday's only real economic report of much consequence was the U.S. Department of Labor's employment situation report. It turns out that the official unemployment rate for November dropped to a post-recovery ...
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5 Dividend Retirement Stocks to Buy Now and Hold Forever

While interest rates have jumped dramatically recently, much of it has to do with market anticipation on what most experts feel will be a December rate hike by the Federal ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Exxon Mobil, International Paper, JC Penney, Lululemon, Ulta Salon and More

Despite a 4.6% unemployment reading, the number of nonfarm payrolls added in November was more or less in line with expectations. Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Friday, ...
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What OPEC’s Production Cuts Really Mean

Crude oil prices have added about $5 a barrel since Wednesday's announcement from OPEC that the cartel had reached an agreement to slice about 1.2 million barrels a day from ...
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Five Below Jumps on Solid Guidance

When Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, it posted $0.10 in earnings per share (EPS) and $199.5 million in ...
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5 Tech Stocks to Buy as Cloud Capital Expenditures Continue to Skyrocket

The fantastic growth of cloud computing and storage continues to be one of the most incredible tech stories of the past 20 years. While growth is expected to slow some ...
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