The IPO Story for the Next Two Weeks Is Alibaba

The market for initial public offerings (IPOs) has essentially ground to a halt around the Labor Day holiday. Only one IPO was completed last week, and there are none on ...
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Crude Oil Rail Terminal Operator Files for IPO

Transporting crude oil from the Bakken field in the Upper Midwest and the oil sands of Alberta has become a big business for railroads. As long as pipeline transportation remains ...
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NY Wants Concessions Before Approving Comcast, Time Warner Merger

The state of New York is letting Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) know exactly what it thinks about the proposed $45 billion acquisition of ...
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Can Cadillac ELR Take On Tesla?

The Cadillac division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) would like luxury car shoppers to believe its new ELR electric car is a better vehicle than a Tesla Motors Inc. ...
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Average Home Price Hits $191,000

Depending on which real estate data analysts use, the housing market in America is either red hot or improvements have slowed considerably. Information from RealtyTrac supports the rapid improvement case. ...
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Walmart Offers Health Care for $40

Some Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations have offered health care services since 2005 in about 100 stores. On Friday, the company opened its first Walmart-owned clinics in two Georgia ...
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E-Cigarettes Under Attack by World Health Organization

If the tobacco industry thought it had solved all its legal problems with the introduction of electronic cigarettes, the industry is very likely rethinking its original conclusion. While some of ...
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Insiders Sold Shares of High-Profile Companies This Week

With the surging stock market in rally and holiday mode this past week, the pace and volume dropped to the usual levels expected as summer comes to a close. This ...
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Insider Buying This Week Led by Bill Gates, Cascade Investments

While the market surged to record highs on what is traditionally one of the slowest trading weeks of the year, insiders kept up the pace of buying stock in their ...
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Boeing Can’t Give Away 787s

Last February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had 11 early models of its 787 Dreamliner sitting on the tarmac in Washington state. The planes were for sale at substantial discounts. Yet, ...
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NFL Number 1 Social Sport in US

The National Football League (NFL) season officially begins Thursday with an opening matchup between the Green Bay Packers and last year’s Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks. In fact, the ...
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The 7 Lowest-Paying Jobs for College Graduates

College students who graduated with student debt in 2012 owed an average of nearly $30,000, according to a report from the Institute for College Access and Success. While such a ...
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Chevy Offers $4,000 Incentives to Boost Silverado Sales

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) offers one of the top three selling pickups in America. However, sales growth of its Silverado has trailed that of its ...
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The City With the Highest Priced Gas in America

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States is $3.43, down from $3.56 a year ago. But elements ranging from refinery locations to local taxes ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

August 29, 2014: Among the 24 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Bob Evans Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) dropped about 2.2% on Friday as downgrades ...
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