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2017 Outlook: Further Evidence of Reflation to Inflation

The week of December 2 may have interrupted the trend of endless gains since the election, but what is continuing to be seen is a groundwork for those higher prices ...
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B&G Foods Completes Acquisition of Victoria Fine Foods

B&G Foods Inc. (NYSE: BGS) made waves late on Friday after the company announced its most recent acquisition. B&G has now acquired Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and other ...
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SEC Settles Charges With United Airlines

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges in a case where shareholders ...
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Oil Rig Count Rises by 3, Hedge Funds Punt Ahead of OPEC Meeting

In the week ended December 2, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 477, up by three from the prior week and down by 68 compared ...
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Marijuana Price Dips to $1,442 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, December 2, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by 1.3% from $1,461 in the prior week to $1,442. According to the ...
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Boosting Your Credit Score in 5 Easy Steps

Even though mortgage rates have risen recently, they remain historically very low. A 30-year fixed rate mortgage in 1981 came with an interest rate of nearly 20%, more than four times ...
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6 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders Last Week

The broad markets are hitting new highs as we are closing out 2016 in the wake of the U.S. presidential election. Also after a recent OPEC meeting, crude oil is ...
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Insider Selling Jumps as Markets Remain Near All-Time Highs: Las Vegas Sands, Invesco, EOG Resources, Cracker Barrel and More

One thing that is almost a certainty on Wall Street — and to be sure, those are few and far between — record highs in the markets will almost always ...
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LA Mansion Lists for $200 Million

The most viewed listing at Realtor.com this past week was also one of the most expensive homes in the country. It is a mansion in Los Angeles that is on ...
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US Approves Norwegian Air License, Puts a Smile on Boeing’s Face

After a delay of nearly three years, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) on Friday approved a license for Norwegian Air Shuttle's Ireland-based unit to fly to and from the ...
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GM Inventories Surge Nearly 200,000 in November

In what cannot be a good sign for General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) operations, its inventory soared to 873,682 in November, up 182,189. GM almost certainly wishes a large number ...
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US Needs to Train 100,000 Cybersecurity Experts by 2020

The blue chip Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity released a new report to President Obama that has some critical advice for the next president: you need to train 100,000 new cybersecurity ...
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Health Care Spending Reaches $3.2 Trillion, Nearly $10,000 per Person

Health care costs are on a rapid upturn, and with a vengeance in 2015. According to an article in Health Affairs, nationwide spending reached $3.2 trillion last year, up 5.8% ...
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The 35 Most Expensive Homes in America Today

Every day, there are a number of homes for sale in the United States at prices above $100 million. And there are at least 25 for sale at prices over ...
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Coty, Fitbit Fall into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 2, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 74 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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