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A Look at All Samsung’s Global Businesses as Chief Jay Y Lee Is Indicted

Samsung is not only the largest company in South Korea, it is also a vast conglomerate with businesses well beyond its consumer electronics division. As heir to Samsung's family owners, Jay ...
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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The nearly eight-year old bull market marches on, with markets recently hitting all-time highs. And how are short sellers reacting? Judging by the most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq, ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

The nearly eight-year old bull market endures, with markets recently hitting all-time highs. And how are short sellers reacting? Moves in the most shorted stocks traded on the New York ...
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America’s Best and Worst Airlines

Long one of the lowest rated of all U.S. industries, the country's airlines have made something of a comeback over the past four years: in 2013 airlines scored just ahead ...
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YouTube Viewership Hits a Billion Hours of Content a Day

On YouTube's official blog, Cristos Goodrow, vice president of engineering at YouTube, the huge video site, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), reported its traffic had reached a remarkable milestone: A ...
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DryShips, TripAdvisor Tumble into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

February 27, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 48 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 3 ...
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Caterpillar, Chevron Lead DJIA Higher Monday

February 27, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday but picked up steam shortly after the bell and rose fairly steadily throughout the day. Energy and real estate were the leading gainers ...
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The Texas Economy Keeps Recovering and Looks Better for 2017

It may not seem like a secret that things are looking better for Texas in 2017 than 2016. After a painful two years of oil trends, the data around energy, ...
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The Brick Is Back at Nokia: What to Expect

In a blast from the past, Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) is bringing back the “Brick,” or as they call it the 3310. This mobile phone first came out in 2000 ...
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Gas Prices Remain Low Even as Maintenance Slows Refineries

The price of gasoline on Monday morning was down less than one cent compared with last week's national average pump price for a gallon of regular gasoline. Compared with the ...
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Why Chevron Is Still Expected to Greatly Outperform Exxon Mobil

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is going higher, and perhaps leaving Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) in the dust. That is the take from Jefferies, which raised its estimates and added Chevron ...
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November Cash Home Sales Highest in New York, Alabama, Michigan

In November of 2016, cash sales comprised 32.4 of all home sales, up from 36.9% in November of 2015, marking the 47th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales rose by ...
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States Volunteering the Most

Some 62.6 million Americans volunteered a total of 7.8 billion hours in 2015. The total dollar value of volunteer time nationwide has been estimated at nearly $184 billion. While nationally, ...
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20% of US Bank Branches to Disappear by 2020

The rise of internet banking and finance technology (now with a buzzword of its own: fintech) has been dramatic over the past few years. Since the financial crisis of 2009, 6% ...
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