10 Home Improvements That Don’t Pay Off

The number of opinions on the value of a particular home remodeling project is at least as large as the number of remodeling projects homeowners might want to tackle. One ...
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Google Has Largest US Internet Audience, Followed by Facebook

Experts point out that Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) together have almost three-quarters of the online ad revenue in the United States. Is it any wonder? ...
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As Powerball Lottery Nears $400 Million, What Not to Do If You Win

The Powerball lottery just keeps on rolling higher and higher this summer. Mega Millions crossed over the $500 million mark in recent weeks, and now we have the Powerball lottery ...
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Why Analysts Are Raising AMD Turnaround Expectations Much Higher After Earnings

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) was all set to deliver a big jump or a big flop with earnings. It delivered a solid win. What was such a concern ...
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4 Chip Stocks That Will Win From Self-Driving Cars

We aren’t quite ready to travel like the Jetsons, but one thing is for sure, the autonomous or self-driving cars of the future are starting to knock on our investment ...
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UnitedHealth Up 22%, Leads Dow in 2016

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) shares have risen 22.14% so far in 2016, making it the top performing Dow Jones Industrial Average stock in 2016. The Dow is up 6.58% for ...
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Goldman Sachs Down 11%, Worst Performing Dow Stock of 2016

For the year to date, shares in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) trade down 11% and are the worst performer among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones ...
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South Dakota Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.7%

If economists consider a 5% unemployment rate the definition for "full employment," then how is the unemployment rate in South Dakota defined? It was 2.7% in June, the lowest in ...
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Oil Rig Count Up by 14 Last Week, Hedge Funds Thinking Short Again

In the week ended July 22, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 371, up by 14 compared with the prior week and a total ...
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Americans Own 300 Million Guns — Where Can They Carry Them?

A study reported in the journal Injury Prevention last year estimated 300 million Americans owned guns in 2013. According to the data, the highest concentration of these was in the ...
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Marijuana Price Ticks Up to $1,705

For the week ended Friday, July 22, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased 0.3% from $1,700 in the prior week to $1,705. According to the analysts ...
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Skechers Tops Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 22, 2016: Here are three stocks trading with heavy volume among 13 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2 to 1 ...
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Visa, Amex Push Dow Higher Friday

July 22, 2016: Markets opened higher Friday and the party continued all day. Leading the day's gains were the telecom and utilities sectors while industrials was with only sector trading ...
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A New Amazon Prime Benefit: Cheaper Student Loans

Where federally guaranteed student loans were once reasonable profit-makers for private lenders like banks and credit unions, that situation changed in 2010 when the federal government began making direct loans ...
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Is This the Turning Point Puma Biotech Investors Have Waited For?

Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI) watched its shares make a handy gain on Friday morning after the firm released updated results from its late-stage breast cancer trial. Although 2016 has been ...
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