Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

In 1970, 11-year old Michael Jackson became the youngest artist to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with “I Want You Back." The Beatles broke up that same ...
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25 Most Expensive Cities to Move

From Europeans heading west in the 19th century to immigrants searching for a fresh start, leaving home in pursuit of opportunity has long been a central part of the American ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

August 21, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.1% at 2,428.29. The DJIA closed up 0.1% at 21,703.14. Separately, the Nasdaq closed relatively flat at 6,213.13. Monday was a mostly ...
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Chesapeake Energy, General Electric Amble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 21, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 237 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 15 ...
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Home Depot, Cisco Systems Buoy DJIA on Monday

August 21, 2017: Markets opened mixed Monday and lacking any significant economic news, the markets traded mostly flat throughout the day. S&P's real estate sector traded up the most, while ...
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Is Toyota Spending on NASCAR Paying Off?

When Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) fielded its first NASCAR racing team in 2007, there were plenty of upset fans. The following year, Joe Gibbs Racing, for years a Chevrolet-powered ...
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More Pain Ahead for the Footwear Industry

There is even more pain for the footwear industry, and this includes the retailing shops that rely on shoe sales. It is no secret Americans in general need to be ...
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French Energy Giant Total Acquires Maersk Oil in $7.5 Billion Deal

Paris-based oil supermajor Total SA (NYSE: TOT) said Monday that it has agreed to pay $4.95 billion in stock and assume $2.5 billion in debt to buy Maersk Oil, a ...
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How Many People Have Preexisting Conditions in Every State

Prior to the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 – commonly referred to as “Obamacare” – most insurance providers would issue policies based on a customer's current health ...
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Analysts Say Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Stock Could Run 50% to 100%

The quiet period for Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNNA) is over after its initial public offering. The Westlake Village, California-based company recently sold just 4,983,333 shares of common stock at ...
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Coherus Bio Jumps on Private Placement

Coherus Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRS) saw its shares jump on Monday after the company announced that it plans to raise up to $150 million in a two tranche private placement. ...
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Was the Greece Credit Rating Upgrade Ignored?

It was not that long ago that credit ratings agencies ruled the roost for troubled countries in the lands of the PIIGS. Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain were all ...
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A First Look at the 2017 Holiday Shopping Season Indicates E-Commerce Spending Surge

For retailers, it's never to early to think about the Christmas holiday season, when an average retailer makes about a fifth of its annual sales. A first read from ...
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Ironwood Pharma Muted Despite FDA Approval

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) shares remained relatively muted on Monday after the firm announced a key U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its gout treatment duzallo. The ...
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Why Baker Hughes Now Looks So Attractive After Its GE Merger

Being in the oil and gas services business has been painful for investors of late. Many oil and gas outfits have recovered massively from the 2015 and 2016 sell-off, but ...
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