NRA and AARP: More Alike Than Different

There are several huge American nonprofits created to benefit their members. Among the largest are the National Rifle Association (NRA) and AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons. The ...
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4 BioPharma Movers That Cannot Be Ignored

Over the past week, a few biotech companies made absolutely massive runs, either up and down. In the past year, the health care sector was on fire from positive trials, ...
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4 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders Last Week

So far 2016 has been a rocky year for everyone, and many investors are looking for cover, whether it’s from oil or other global markets. Both the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffet Purchases Highlight Massive Insider Buying: AutoNation, Phillips 66, Tempur Sealy, Wynn and More

If there was ever a week investors were happy to see end, it was this past week. The market was hammered back to the lows printed in January, and there ...
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Boeing Tanker Passes Second Refueling Test

On Friday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had on Wednesday successfully refueled a U.S. Air Force F/A-18 fighter plane in flight. This was the second test of the ...
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US Has World’s Most Powerful Military, Followed by Russia

Research firm Global Fire Power recently ranked military strength by nation. The United States finished first, followed by Russia, China, India, the United Kingdom, France, South Korean, Germany, Japan and ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 30, Hedge Funds Reducing Short Positions

In the week ended February 12, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 439, compared with 467 in the prior week and 1,056 a year ...
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Residents of Which State Will Spend the Least for Valentine’s?

Residents of New Hampshire are exceedingly cheap, at least as measured by Valentine's Day spending. A survey of about 3,000 respondents by showed that people in the northeastern state ...
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Marijuana Price Falls to $1,878

For the week ended Friday, February 12, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis fell 8.4% from $2,050 in the prior week to $1,878. The simple (non-volume-weighted) average ...
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Apple to Release Small iPhone in March

9to5Mac, one of the most carefully followed websites covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), says the consumer electronics company will launch a new four-inch screen iPhone that it will call the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

February 12, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 176 equities making new 52-week lows today. Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) dropped about 22% on Friday to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Dow on Friday

February 12, 2016: Markets opened higher on Friday as both the financial and energy sectors attracted investors again after being sold off earlier in the week. Financial stocks added more ...
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Best Buy Presidents’ Day Sale Features Apple Products

If it seems as though every holiday is an occasion for a retailer to promote special pricing, that's probably because it's true. One case in point is Presidents' Day, which ...
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LPL Earnings Do Not Live Up to Expectations

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company had $0.37 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.02 billion in ...
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What Weighed on Whiting Petroleum Stock Friday?

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) fell more than 15% in early trading Friday to $4.15, after closing at $4.91 on Thursday. Volume was very heavy, with about 12 ...
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