6 Most Important Things In Business Today

The North Korean economy grew by 3.9% last year, the fastest rate since 1999, according to the Bank of Korea, South Korea's central bank. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) may mislead customers ...
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Microsoft Earnings Foreshadow Another Yearly High on Friday

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. The software behemoth reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on adjusted revenues of $24.7 billion. ...
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How Visa Stepped Up Its Game in Q3

Visa Inc, (NYSE: V) reported its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Thursday. The credit card giant said that it had $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.6 ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

July 20, 2017: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,474.12. The DJIA closed down 0.1% at 21,619.86. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.1% at 6,391.38. Thursday was a another mixed ...
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DryShips, C.H. Robinson Slide into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 20, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 40 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 ...
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Nike, Verizon Prop Up DJIA on Thursday

July 20, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but there was a noticeable lack of enthusiasm as equities traded in a very narrow range all day right around the break-even ...
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Millennials Spend More on Food, Cell Phones, Less on TV Than Older Generations

Millennials are spending significantly more than their elders in four of six categories examined in a survey from Bankrate.com. Those between the ages of 18 and 36 are spending more ...
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Minnesota Gene-Editing Company Calyxt Enters the Market With a Bang

Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT), which uses gene-editing technology to develop more healthful food, entered the market with a bang on Thursday in its initial public offering (IPO). The company ended ...
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Buying Guns Is Easy — and Cheap — on the Dark Web

While the buying and selling of illegal firearms on the Internet is not rampant, the trade does exist and threatens to grow faster than law enforcement agencies and national governments' ...
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Wal-Mart Outpaces Amazon in Online Vitamin Sales

Online sales of vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) rose to $2.4 billion in 2017 from $2 billion at this point last year, according to data released Wednesday by TABS Analytics, ...
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What to Expect When Microsoft Reports Results After Close of Trading

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for 71 cents ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Down Following Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 28 billion cubic feet for the week ending July 14. Analysts surveyed by S&P ...
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Why GE’s Earnings Report Could be a Sideshow to Longer-Term Expectations and Internal Issues

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) finds itself at a serious crossroad in July. While many eyes are going  to be on GE's earnings and guidance, there are many moving parts ...
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11 Reasons Mortgage Interest Rates Could Increase

The American dream of homeownership could become less affordable in the near future. For those lucky enough to afford a home, the purchase is an important milestone. Most Americans will ...
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U.S. Gas Prices Could Top 2017 High by End of Summer

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline Thursday morning is $2.28 a gallon, but that price could rise by more than 10 cents a gallon by the ...
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