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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

August 28, 2014: Among the nearly 30 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Liberty Ventures (NASDAQ: LVNTA) which dropped about 50% on Thursday following the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market

August 28, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday and even an estimate for second quarter GDP that was revised up couldn’t put any air under equities. The day’s trading got ...
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Record-High Meat Prices for U.S. Consumers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on August farm prices Thursday afternoon. The all-products price index was unchanged month-over-month at 109, with the crop index down ...
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Apple Sets September 9 for a Major Announcement

While rumors have been flying that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) would be introducing its latest iPhones on September 9, the company did not make an announcement until Thursday morning. Even ...
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America’s Favorite Six-Figure Jobs

The nationwide median household income was $53,891 as of June, according to Sentier Research, down nearly 5% from where it was at start of the recession. And while household incomes ...
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Qantas Defers 787 Order, Hurts Airbus

Australia’s struggling Qantas airline has deferred its purchase options on the first five of its total of 50 of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliners. And while that sounds like it ...
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New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety

By James Stafford of Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ...
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How Much Can RadioShack Expect to Get From Standard General?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) shares are still soaring on Thursday after reports earlier in the week that shareholder Standard General could offer a financing package that might help the struggling ...
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Lending Club Files for IPO

Lending Club Corp. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were released for the filing, but it will be ...
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The Worst Credit Cards in America

The abundance of rewards programs for U.S. credit card users might lead one to conclude that the best credit cards offer the best rewards. Not even close. According to J.D. ...
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Slower Natural Gas Inventory Growth Gives Prices a Boost

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 75 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 22. That compared with an ...
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Chrysler Sales Surge in August

Automakers will be reporting U.S. August new car sales next week, but an early estimate from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has sales declining 0.7% year-over-year on an unadjusted basis and ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Little Changed

The U.S. Department of Labor released the numbers for weekly jobless claims Thursday morning. The figure remains virtually unchanged, totaling 298,000. That was only 1,000 less than the previous reading ...
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Ford Starts Mustang Production for Worldwide Sales

The original pony car is going global after 50 years. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) begins building its 2015 Mustang for export to more than 120 countries Thursday at its ...
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Corporate Profits, Exports Boost US GDP

The first revision to real gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter was reported Thursday morning. The first estimate reported a sharp increase in real GDP of 4.0%, which ...
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