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Cadillac, Lincoln Still Have Trouble Selling Cars

"Days to turn" remains one of the car industry's better measures of demand. Low days to turn means car makes shipped from manufacturers spent little time on dealer lots before ...
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Why Does McDonald’s Sell a 1,000-Calorie Breakfast?

Why does McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) sell a 1,060-calorie "Big Breakfast With Hot Cakes"? Because it has to. No matter how much pressure food health advocates put on the fast-food ...
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Autoworkers Union Passes Strike Authorization Measure

In a procedural vote completed last week, workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) voted heavily in favor of going on strike against the company if the United Autoworkers ...
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5 Top Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters ...
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75 Million Americans Will Play Fantasy Football This Season

The National Football League (NFL) has kicked of its preseason games and college football is ramping up as well. Can fantasy football leagues be far behind? Of course not. According ...
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Can VW Sell 1,500 Cars a Day?

Volkswagen has struggled mightily in the United States, with a share of barely 2% of the cars and light trucks sold through the first seven months of the year. As ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

A California company filed a Form D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 22 stating that the firm, Tradiv, is raising $1 million in funding. The ...
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Boeing Builds a Drone Killer

Engineers at Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have successfully brought down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly called a drone, with a portable laser cannon. What made the laser device ...
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Oil Rig Count Adds 1; Natural Gas Drillers Drop 8 Last Week

In the week ended August 28, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 675, compared with 674 in the prior week and 1,575 a year ...
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Why Carl Icahn Might Not Succeed in Freeport-McMoRan

Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed nearly an 8.5% stake in the copper and gold miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) after the markets closed on Thursday. This is not the first ...
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5 Big FDA Decisions Expected in September

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, similar to that ...
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Insider Buying Surges During Sell-Off: Sprint, Sears, SolarCity and More

If there was ever a week where we saw disproportionate numbers in insider activity, it was this week. Insiders from every sector took advantage of the gigantic wash-out last Monday ...
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Insider Selling at Multiyear Low as Market Roller Coaster Takes Wild Ride

It just makes sense that if you were an insider looking to unload stock, last week would be probably the worst one in the past five years to do it. ...
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5 Companies Receiving Multiple Fresh Analyst Upgrades

Volatility ruled the roost in the stock market this past week. Investors were finally shown that the market can pull back by more than 10%, and they were reminded that ...
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7 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside

Investors have been reintroduced to stock market volatility. The market tanked earlier in the week, but after Chinese intervention investors found yet another reason to live up to their habit ...
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