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The New Hampshire Primary in 9 Charts

The results of the Iowa caucuses provided a snapshot of voter sentiments in the Midwest. Now, with New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary election slotted for February 9, Americans will hear the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Friday

February 5, 2016: Markets opened lower on Friday following a lower-than-expected report on nonfarm payrolls. There appears to be some concern that investors are worried about the impact of the ...
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Uber Drivers to Protest at Super Bowl

Uber drivers are sick of being kicked around, at least as they see it. While the company's management gets rich on their shares (which the current valuation collapse of unicorns ...
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Gas Price Tops $5 in California

The price for a gallon of regular gasoline has risen to about $5 in San Francisco. The Chico's in Southern San Francisco charges $5.03, according to GasBuddy. For the most ...
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Why President Obama’s $10-a-Barrel Oil Tax Will Go Nowhere

When the Obama Administration on Thursday proposed imposing a $10 per barrel tax on every barrel of oil produced in the United States., the reaction was muted because it didn't ...
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Despite Strong Dollar, Trade Deficits Not Changing Wildly From Year to Year

International trade is reported each month, but this is what the rest of us refer to as the trade deficit. After all, each month the United States imports are far ...
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Party City and Staples Partner Up in E-Commerce Deal

Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE: PRTY) is making a somewhat unexpected partnership to expand into the e-commerce space. The company announced an e-commerce fulfillment relationship with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS). ...
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Apple Set to Accept Broken iPhones as Trade-Ins

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) already accepts older iPhones as trade-ins on shiny new ones, but the old phone, minimally, must not have a cracked screen and all the buttons (and ...
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Will International Rig Counts Fall Toward 1,000?

Everyone is wondering just how low the price of oil can go. The reality is that we now have an oversupply issue, rather than demand erosion from past boom-bust cycles ...
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SEC Settles With Miami Firm Over Anti-Money Laundering Protocols

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that a Miami-based brokerage firm has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to settle charges that it violated anti-money laundering ...
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UBS Makes First Big 2016 Changes to Equity Focus List

With a horrible month to start the year, and February ushering in the same heightened volatility, many of the firms that were cover on Wall Street are making some adjustments ...
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11 Key Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades Too Big to Ignore

The stock market was trading handily lower after a mixed but positive strong Employment Situation report from the U.S. Department of Labor. It turns out that many stocks were having ...
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ArcelorMittal Wants to Raise $3 Billion

ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT), the world's largest steelmaker, revealed fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results Friday morning, and the view was anything but pretty. The company's net loss for the year totaled ...
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Mapi Pharma Closes in on IPO

Mapi Pharma has registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO), and announced it the expected pricing terms in its most recent filing. ...
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How Tableau Earnings Crashed and Burned

Tableau Software Inc. (NYSE: DATA) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company had a net loss of $0.33 per share on $202.8 million in ...
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