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Will Companies Like Uber Change the Transportation Landscape?

Companies like Uber and its myriad competitors, including Lyft and Sidecar, turn car owners into taxi cab drivers for people who cannot afford a car or do not want the ...
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Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Who Benefits and Who Loses Out?

Wireless carriers Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) struggle neck and neck to dominate the second tier in the industry. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and ...
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The Ford E-Bike: An Interesting Urban Solution, but No Replacement for a Car

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) recently introduced its third electric bike, called the MoDe:Flex, as part of the company’s Smart Mobility initiative. This represents a follow-up to the two earlier ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

July 2, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 135 equities making new 52-week lows today. A reminder: U.S. markets will be closed Friday, July 3, for the Independence Day ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Thursday

July 2, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday but equities slowly and steadily slipped lower and lower as the trading session went on. The non-farm payroll report for June was ...
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10 Cities With the Most Adultery

Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia ...
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Yelp Shares Halted: Buyer Search Suspended

Shares of Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) were halted for about five minutes at the end of the noon hour on Thursday pending news. The news, unfortunately, was not what investors ...
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Natural Gas Price Jumps on Modest Inventory Addition

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 69 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 26. Analysts polled by Platts ...
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Univision Finally Files for IPO: Public Again!

After years of being under the arm of private equity, Univision finally will be coming public again. This was one of the biggest and most hoped-for initial public offerings (IPOs) ...
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Did BP Get Off Lightly in $18.7 Billion Gulf Settlement?

More than five years after the explosion of its Gulf of Mexico Macondo well that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of barrels of crude oil into the sea, BP ...
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Is the Petrobras Long-Term Outlook Finally More Positive Than Negative?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, may still have a slew of problems, but several positive developments have been in the works of late. Whether these will be enough ...
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Can New Chicago Taxes on Netflix, Apple, Spotify Withstand Legal Challenges?

In a tax ruling issued in early June, the city of Chicago expanded its amusement tax to include amusements such as TV shows, movies, videos, music and online games, if ...
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Analyst Says to Buy the Weakness in Renewable Energy YieldCos

When the markets get dicey, along with high-profile momentum stocks, one of the first groups to get hit hard are the clean technology and solar stocks. The recent wild swings ...
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Xerox Is Not the Problem, the Whole IT Services Industry Is

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) just came in as the fifth worst company to work for in America, as analyzed with results from Glassdoor by 24/7 Wall St. With net earnings ...
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Tesla Delivers 11,500 Cars in Q2

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced Thursday morning preliminary deliveries of 11,507 Model S sedans in the second quarter of 2015, its highest ever total. The company delivered 10,030 units ...
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