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Slower Natural Gas Inventory Growth Gives Prices a Boost

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 75 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 22. That compared with an ...
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Chrysler Sales Surge in August

Automakers will be reporting U.S. August new car sales next week, but an early estimate from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has sales declining 0.7% year-over-year on an unadjusted basis and ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Little Changed

The U.S. Department of Labor released the numbers for weekly jobless claims Thursday morning. The figure remains virtually unchanged, totaling 298,000. That was only 1,000 less than the previous reading ...
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Ford Starts Mustang Production for Worldwide Sales

The original pony car is going global after 50 years. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) begins building its 2015 Mustang for export to more than 120 countries Thursday at its ...
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Corporate Profits, Exports Boost US GDP

The first revision to real gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter was reported Thursday morning. The first estimate reported a sharp increase in real GDP of 4.0%, which ...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings Fall Short on Revenues, Same-Store Sales

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The specialty retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.19 on revenues of ...
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Dollar General Cuts Outlook Slightly, Still Committed to Family Dollar Acquisition

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.83 on revenues of $4.72 billion. In ...
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Frontline Tankers May Restructure

This has not been a good week for Norwegian shipping magnate John Fredriksen. On Wednesday Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL), the Fredriksen-controlled offshore drilling firm, posted a solid beat on earnings, ...
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10 Best-Paying Jobs for High School Graduates

As the cost of attending college increases each year, some high school graduates may wonder how well they could do without a college degree. While occupations that only require a ...
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10 Cities With the Highest Gas Prices

While the price of gasoline nationwide hovers around $3.43, in 10 major cities the figure is above $3.85. Five of the cities are clustered in California, according to GasBuddy, which ...
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10 States With the Lowest Gas Prices

As the price of a gallon of regular gasoline nationwide hovers around $3.43, there are 10 states that have prices below $3.25. Most have large refineries in or near them. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

August 27, 2014: Among the 11 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following three firms: Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT: AMPE) dropped another 4.5% on Wednesday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

August 27, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but soon turned negative before bouncing back above the break-even line in the mid-morning. The S&P 500 opened at a new high, ...
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4-Year Low on Tap for Labor Day Gas Prices

The average pump price of a gallon of gas is expected to reach $3.41 by the Labor Day weekend, down more than a penny from Wednesday’s price and down more ...
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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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