Costco, Oracle and More Earnings Coming This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the top companies reporting their latest results in the coming week. While this week is perhaps one of the ...
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IPO News This Week: Three IPOs Next Week Seeking $827 Million

There were six initial public offerings (IPOs) last week, including the largest biotech IPO of the year to date. The total amount raised reached a combined $827 million, well above ...
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CBOE Bitcoin Futures Exchange Opens for Trading

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) launches its futures exchange for Bitcoin at 5:00 p.m. CT, Sunday, December 10. Contracts will trade under the ticker symbol XBT and the ...
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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early — and Why to Do It

Most of us dream of the day that our home mortgage will be paid off and we'll have all that extra cash to spend on the things we have always ...
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Black Unemployment At 7.3%

The U.S. added 228,000 jobs in November, and unemployment stayed at 4.1%, the lowest level in decades. However the unemployment rate among Black Americans was 7.3%,  which shows the extent ...
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U.S. Could Face Trouble In Fight With Russia And China According To New Analysis

The United States spends more on its defense budget than any nation in the world--by far. But, new work from think tank Rand shows that under some circumstances, America could ...
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Can the ‘Bitcoin Stocks’ Really Stay (or Come Back) Bitcoin Winners?

The excitement around bitcoin has been understandable. With it seeing exponential gains in 2017, the benchmark cryptocurrency has drawn enough attention for itself and for other cryptocurrencies. At the end ...
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General Electric Won’t Shake Ranking as 2017’s Worst DJIA Stock

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares once more posted a loss last week, closing Friday down nearly 1% after dropping 17 cents. The loss keeps GE's grip firmly on its ...
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Boeing Holds on as Top 2017 DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added nearly 5.4% last week to keep the aerospace giant's grip on its position as the best performing stock among the 30 that make ...
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Top 10 Housing Markets for 2018

With home prices continuing to rise at an annual clip of 6% or more, buying a home becomes an even more important decision for buyers. The last thing you want ...
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Overweight and Older Woman Face Huge Employment Bias

Human resources departments and employees who make hiring decisions are not supposed to pick new workers on the basis of race, color or creed. That usually also extends to weight ...
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Will ‘Big and Tall’ Save JC Penney?

Bombfell is trying to do for men what Stitch Fix Inc. (NASDAQ: SFIX) pioneered for women and led to November initial public offering for the women's clothing subscription service that ...
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More Alliances and Betrayals in the Online Streaming Wars

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will put the Amazon Prime streaming service on Apple TV. This is the most recent ...
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Airlines Don’t Have to Tell You About Baggage Fees

Airlines make much of their money from services beyond selling tickets. They sell food on planes, upgrade economy seats and charge fees for what they deem to be "extra baggage." ...
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Boston Herald: Another American Paper Goes Bankrupt

The Boston Herald has filed Chapter 11 and its assets likely will be sold to Gatehouse Media for $5 million. Gatehouse went bankrupt in late 2013, but today it owns ...
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