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LA Minimum Wage Could Be Among Highest in U.S.

Los Angeles could become the third California city to take action on a proposal to raise its minimum wage. The city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti, is expected to announce a plan ...
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Jaguar Animal Health Files for IPO

Jaguar Animal Health Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it is valued ...
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Netflix Asks FCC to Reject Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Monday, August 25, was the last day for the public to file comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) related to the proposed $45 billion merger between Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Civitas Therpeutics Files for IPO

Civitas Therapeutics Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the total is up ...
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Vivint Solar Files for IPO

Vivint Solar Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms have been released for the offering, which will total ...
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Short Interest Swings in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. 24/7 Wall St. reviews the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be ...
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Cities With the Most (and Least) Underwater Mortgages

The number of U.S. homes with underwater mortgages (i.e., the amount owed on the mortgage is greater than the market value of the home, often called negative equity) has been ...
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Calithera Files for IPO to Fund Cancer Tumor Therapy Projects

Calithera Biosciences Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct an initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms for the offering, but it is $80 ...
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Why Boeing Is Battling Conservatives, Airlines Over Export-Import Bank

When the monthly report on durable goods orders came out on Tuesday, virtually everyone was surprised at the 22.6% improvement. However, when transportation is backed out of the equation, orders ...
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Dollar General Earnings Preview: In the Shadow of Possible Mergers

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is set to report earnings on Thursday before the market opens. These earnings loom as news for a potential merger between Dollar General and Family ...
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Price Reaction Muted on Crude Oil Inventory Decline

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 2.1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Falling Short Interest in Semiconductor Stocks

Short interest data for the August 15 settlement date has come out. The semiconductor industry is considered to be an economic driver of growth because it is a technology enabler ...
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Rising Short Interest in Biotech Stocks

The short interest data is out for the August 15 settlement date. Short sellers might be inclined to bet against biotech companies because of their volatile behavior on the charts, ...
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Short Sellers Still Attacking 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest rose yet again in the two-week period ending August 15 for three of four of the 3D printing companies we follow. Share prices fell at the same three ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks on the Rise Again

In three of the five solar stocks we track, short interest rose during the two-week period to August 15. The biggest movement was a rise in short interest in one ...
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