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Apple Goes (RED) in Battle Against AIDS

Beginning Monday, November 24, and continuing for the next two weeks, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is offering 25 unique apps in a special section of the App Store called Apps ...
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The Most Educated Cities

The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to ...
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Global Business Outlook Drops to 5-Year Low

The worldwide economy may not have returned to a recession. However, business executives around the world have started to exhibit so much anxiety that another dip may be just around ...
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Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
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Will Starz Find a Buyer?

While Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and potential suitors have declined to comment, there are reports that the pay-TV channel is interested in either a sale or some other kind of strategic ...
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EPA Delays Renewable Fuels Decision

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday announced that it would not issue a final standard for the percentage of renewable fuels use in 2014. The standard was due ...
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5 States With Unemployment Under 4%

Even during a time of robust recovery, the national unemployment rate rarely drops below 5%. However, in a period in which unemployment in the United States is 5.8%, five states ...
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8 States With Unemployment Over 7%

The economic recovery is well enough underway that unemployment has finally dropped below 5.8%. It fell to that level in October. However, the recovery is very uneven. Eight states still ...
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Only 1 IPO Might Try the Market in the Short Week Ahead

Nine initial public offerings (IPOs) priced and began trading in the week ended Friday, November 21, and that brings the total number of deals for the month to 26. According ...
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F-150 Mileage Ratings Good, Not Great

On Friday, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated fuel economy ratings for its 2015 aluminum body F-150 pickup with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. ...
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Insider Selling Still Climbing as Markets Hit New All-Time Highs

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 at all-time highs, and the Nasdaq closing in on the high from 2000, the fact that insiders continue to take ...
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Insider Buying Heats Up in Spite of Big Market Rally

As was noted in last week's report, insider buying had slowed dramatically due to the big rally in the markets. Well, despite continued trading to the upside, and new highs ...
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Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) remains by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, attract the largest audience for viewing online video. In the month of ...
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Expensive Home Inventory Soars

The supply of homes for the rich rose rapidly in October. The same cannot be said for the inventory of low and mid-priced homes. Perhaps the top 1%, 5% or ...
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Volkswagen to Invest $108 Billion in Expansion

It is hard to believe that any company could invest over $100 billion in anything. It turns out that company is huge auto manufacturer Volkswagen. Its board announced the decision ...
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