Would Amazon Buy Sears?

Every time the M&A market heats up, the number of preposterous ideas for business combinations rise. The market is once again afloat with cheap capital and a number of tech ...
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The Most Expensive House In Detroit

In a city where the government recently decided to sell homes for as little as $1,000, there is only a single house for sale for over $1 million. Its address ...
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An Increase In Minimum Wage Could Cost Business $15 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office released a report which claims that an increase in the national minimum wage to $10.10, will cost American businesses $15 billion in 2017. The debate about ...
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Cities Where Americans Don’t Feel Safe

According to  Gallup, 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from 2011, when 71% of respondents said ...
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AMD Earnings Shows Why AMD Shares Can Still Possibly Double in 2014

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) has just scored on its earnings report. Unfortunately, no one is around to know about as this report was after the closing bell ahead  ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept Markets from Sinking

April 17, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday as traders reacted to weak earnings results from a couple of the tech giants. But strength in other sectors pulled shares up ...
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Herbalife Confirms Illinois Attorney General Investigation

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has had more than a normal share of investigations and probes of late. Now it turns out that it is confirming a probe from the State ...
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Another Key Upgrade for Rite Aid

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) recently received great accolades for its earnings, and Goldman Sachs even gave it an incredible upgrade. On top of the stock still screening cheaply against ...
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Chipotle Raising Burrito Prices

When Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported first quarter earnings Thursday morning, the company specifically noted higher commodity costs for beef, avocados, and cheese as the drivers for a ...
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Nine Most Valuable Collectibles

No longer the sole domain of avid collectors, luxury collectibles are now considered viable alternative investments. Prices of luxury items, such as classic cars, ancient Chinese ceramic art, and rare ...
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Kodak’s Former CEO Gets Double for Nothing

As a reward for Antonio Perez's outstanding performance as CEO of Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE: KODK) last year, he received $6.71 million. Perez was named Kodak's CEO in 2005 and ...
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How Target Is Trying to Fend Off Amazon

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) isn't about to let Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) keep nibbling away its market share, not without fighting back. To that end, the Minneapolis-based variety store operator ...
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Natural Gas Inventories Support Bullish Sentiments

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 24 billion cubic feet for the week ending April 11. That compared with an ...
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Weibo IPO Rises Above Drooping Expectations

Ahead of its initial public offering (IPO), Weibo Corp. (NASDAQ: WB) both priced shares at the low end of its expected range of $17 to $19 apiece, and it reduced ...
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Surge in Philly Fed Reading Contradicts Empire State Report

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Business Outlook Survey jumped from a reading of 9.0 in March to 16.6 in April. That was the strongest reading since last September, and ...
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