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Poll Ranks Chevy SS Tops Among Production Versions of NASCAR Vehicles

The relationship between the cars you and I can buy at a dealer showroom and the souped-up versions that run in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series is, shall we say, only ...
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Yellen’s Rate Hike Meatball: Other Fed Presidents vs. Fed Funds Futures

Sometimes the markets just can't trust what Federal Reserve and central bank officials say individually. That is the verdict after this week's annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Janet Yellen ...
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Amazon Pushes Cloud Product for Consumers

Not to be outdone by other consumer tech companies that offer free online storage, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) now offers free cloud-based storage as well. The service is a means ...
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IPOs Fail to Generate Much Enthusiasm

There were three initial public offerings (IPOs) expected to price and begin trading last week. None made it out the door. Two appear to be willing to try again in ...
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Top 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week

When the markets are challenging all-times highs, you might expect to see record insider selling by corporate insiders and management. So, what does it tell you if a CEO, board ...
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The Top 6 Earnings to Watch in the Week Ahead

While we are in the dog of days of summer and the end of August, the markets do have several key earnings to digest in the week ahead. 24/7 Wall St. has ...
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Chevy Corvette Priced at $78,995

Many car companies have what are known as "halo brands." These usually have features that push prices beyond the sum most consumers can spend. But they bring consumers into the ...
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GE Engine Gets OK for 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified for commercial flights the company’s 787-9 Dreamliner equipped with engines from General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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Cities With the Most Dangerous Diets

While most Americans can choose what they want to eat each day, in many regions that choice is considerably limited. A range of direct and indirect factors, including income, ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

August 22, 2014: Among the nearly 30 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Coupons.com Inc. (NYSE: COUP) may have bounced off a bottom today. Shares ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 22, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Friday following news of a Russian convey moving into Ukraine. Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech today did not break any new ground, and ...
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New McDonald’s U.S. President Returning to His Roots

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced on Friday that Mike Andres will replace retiring McDonald’s U.S. president Jeff Stratton who has spent 41 years under the Golden Arches. Andres has plenty ...
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Consumers Union Rips Comcast-Time Warner Merger

In a filing on Thursday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Consumers Union (CU), the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, urged the commission to deny the proposed ...
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3 Business Development Company Stocks With Attractive Dividends

The business development company (BDC) segment may have come under fire this summer, but looking forward it still provides investment potential in the form of its dividends. The pressure was ...
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With Nearly 19,000 to Choose From, There Is an Android Device for That

Among the charges leveled against Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android operating system is that every implementation of the free mobile platform is different. Not only that, but only some of ...
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