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IPO Market Closes August with a Whimper

The bad news from the initial public offering (IPO) market last week is than no company was able to enter the public market. The good news is that five new ...
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Almost Half of Blacks Treated Unfairly In ‘Last 30 Days’

In a period during which the tension between Black Americans and police are at a recent high, and the question of how Black American are treated by White Americans, a ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Pot, Politics, and Money in California

By the time Californians vote on Proposition 64 in November, millions of dollars will have been spent both by backers and opponents of legal recreational marijuana use in the state. ...
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What The iPhone 8 Will Be Like

As analysts, Wall St., and consumers struggle to guess the features and price of the new Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), a few press outlets believe they have captured the features of ...
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Wal-Mart Sues Texas Over Liquor Sales

In Texas, water and oil are not the only things worth fighting over. So is whiskey. In February of 2015, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) sued the state of Texas ...
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Venezuela Has World’s Largest Oil Reserves

What is wrong with Venezuela? Food riots. Wild inflation. But, the country has the world's largest oil reserves, even greater than Saudi Arabia According to the CIA Factbook, this is ...
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7 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside

The summer of 2016 is winding to a close, and the market ignored every one of the serious concerns. The high valuations, low volatility, no "sell in May and go ...
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Caterpillar Is DJIA’s Best Performing Stock, Up 22%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 18,000 in mid-April and closed Friday at 18,395.40, up 5.57% for the year to date. The best performing stock among the Dow 30 has ...
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Disney

Disney Is DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock, Down More Than 9%

This year has not been kind to Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The Mouse House's stock price has dropped 9.39% as of Friday's closing bell and is one of just ...
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FDA Recommends Zika Test for All Blood Donations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued a recommendation for universal testing of donated whole blood and blood components for the Zika virus in the United States ...
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Huawei Becomes Apple’s Big China Competitor

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) management says China shipments are critical to its success, but some analysts say its market share there has dropped to fifth place. One of the reasons is ...
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24 US Cities With Home Prices Rising the Fastest

From The Fiscal Times Home prices increased for the 48th month in a row in July, according to a new report from Zillow. The price of a U.S. home rose ...
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Rig Count Steady, Hedge Funds Dump Short Contracts on 63 Million Barrels

In the week ended August 26, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 406, unchanged compared with the prior week, and down from a total ...
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Marijuana Price Ticks Up to $1,689

For the week ended Friday, August 26, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased 0.2% from $1,685 in the prior week to $1,689. According to the analysts ...
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20 Hottest US Real Estate Markets in August

The month of August is typically a good one for home sellers and buyers, and this August has been no exception. In fact, sales are better than they've been in ...
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