America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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Major Economists Forecast Slowdown In 2016

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) forecasts an improvement in the U.S. economy this year, and most of the causes and benefits that go with that. Unfortunately, the group ...
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7 Oil and Gas Stocks, or MLPs, Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Oil may have given back much of the gains made last week in a late-Friday sell-off. Still, many investors and analysts alike are looking for upside in the oil patch ...
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The Best Performing Stocks of 2015 in the S&P 500

The last full week of March was choppy enough that it ticked the Dow ever so slightly into the red for 2015. The close of 17,712.66 put the index down ...
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Will UAW Slow Auto Output?

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union agreed to adopt a two-tier pay system even before the financial crisis of 2008 as a concession to the so-called Detroit Three U.S. automakers. Now ...
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Gas Price Above $3 in California

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline on Sunday morning is $2.429. The highest price among all 50 states is California’s $3.205 per gallon, more than a nickel ...
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3 Key Earnings Reports to Watch in the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting their quarterly results at the end of March and beginning of April. We have reviewed ...
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GoDaddy Tops IPO Issues for the Coming Week

Four companies raised a total of more than $500 million last week after successfully completing initial public offerings (IPO). One company, Valeritas Inc., an insulin pump maker, has postponed its ...
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Best Buy Closes 66 Canadian Stores, Fires 1,500 Workers

Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) said Saturday that it is closing 66 of its Canadian Future Shop locations and eliminating approximately 500 full-time and 1,000 temporary jobs. An ...
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Gas Price Still Above $3 In California

California suffers from a perfect storm of conditions which keep gas prices high. While most states have prices of an average gallon of regular below $2.50, California's is $3.21. And in ...
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8 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Huge Upside Targets

The last full week of March was choppy and took away most of the 2015 gains for the Dow and the S&P. Still, investors keep looking for value, and the ...
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Can Wal-Mart Compete With Amazon in Drone Delivery? Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added the Dallas-area to its Prime Now one-hour delivery service cities. It joins Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami as the fifth metropolitan area to get ...
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Ralph Lauren, SanDisk, Chesapeake Lead the 2015 Worst S&P 500 Stocks

This past week was yet another one that took some of the charge out of the bulls. The Dow posted marginal gains on Friday, but this week's drop ticked the ...
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Mercedes-Benz to Launch Pickup Truck

Saying that the market is “primed” for a new mid-size pickup truck from a premium manufacturer, Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and vans, said on Friday that it will expand ...
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Hedge Funds Maintain Long Positions as Oil Rig Count Dips

In the week ended March 27, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 813, compared with 825 in the prior week and 1,487 a year ago. ...
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