The 10 Worst Countries for Women

Not one country in the world has successfully eliminated its gender gap, according to a recent report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). But while the scope of gender inequality ...
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Youth Unemployment Falls To 43% In Italy

Based on both youth and total unemployment, Italy looks like Spain and Greece did during the depths of the recession. Italy's overall unemployment number was a record low 13.2% last ...
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How Can Home Depot Drop Prices 40%?

There are several reasons retailers drop prices over the holidays. One is to bring in shoppers and hope they will buy products which are not deeply discounted. Another is to ...
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As Oil Drops Below $70, What Happens?

Why has oil dropped below 70? Analysts and traders appeared to believe Saudi Arabia did not mean what it said when the country announced in October that it did not ...
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Amazon Offers Unlocked Fire Phone For $199

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has dropped the price of its failed Fire Phone to $199 from $449. It seems like a good idea, since evidence shows the smartphone is not selling ...
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The Top-Selling Japanese Cars

In the month of October, Japanese automakers were responsible for eight of the top-20-selling vehicles in the U.S. The four top-selling cars come from Japanese makers, and trail behind ...
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Twitter To Track Apps For Ad Targeting

Twitter (NASDAQ: TWTR) have come up with a new way to target ads. It will "see" which apps a user has downloaded to allow marketers to aim their messages. Twitter ...
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Crude Oil Sinks Below $72

For some reason, analysts and traders seemed to think that Saudi Arabia did not mean what it said when it announced in October that the country didn’t care if the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

November 26, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 76 equities making new 52-week lows today. SeaDrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) dropped about 22.7% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 Stocks That Narrowed Wednesday’s DJIA Gain

November 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but a blizzard of economic data sent the DJIA into the red where it spent the rest of the day. Trading was ...
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Analyst Trims Crude Oil Price, E&P Firms’ EPS Estimates

Lower crude oil prices typically mean lower profits for exploration & production (E&P) companies, and this time around is no different. The recent sharp drop in crude prices has generated ...
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Colder Weather Ups Natural Gas Demand, Weighs on Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Friday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 162 billion cubic feet for the week ending November 21st, compared with an expected ...
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Consumer Sentiment Upbeat on Job, Income Expectations

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index rose from a final October reading of 86.9 to a final November reading of 88.8, down from the preliminary November reading of ...
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Mixed Readings For Biotech Short Interest

The short interest data are out for the November 14 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Crude Oil Inventory Posts Gain Ahead of OPEC Meeting

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 1.9 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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