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LinkedIn Passes 300 Million Members

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) said Friday its global subscriber base passed 300 million. That is less than a third of Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB). However, many investors believe that LinkedIn's professional members ...
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Keystone XL Decision to Take More Time

In an announcement Friday, the U.S. State Department said that it will provide more time for the eight federal agencies that have a legal responsibility to review the proposed Keystone ...
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Chevy Continues To Offer Huge Discounts On Pickups

The nation's second-best selling vehicle is on sale for an extraordinary $8,162 below its sticker price. The discount shows just how desperate General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has become in ...
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Gas Prices Continue To Surge, Reach $4 In Some Cities

Gas prices continue to move sharply higher as the Memorial Day driving seasons approaches. Nationwide, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas has reached $3.667. A month ...
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The 2014 Economic Impact of Easter – Slightly Lower Than 2013

24/7 Wall St. evaluates the cost of many major holidays and events in an attempt to measure what the economic contribution is. The National Retail Federation has a 2014 Easter ...
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A Chobani IPO: Is Now the Right Time?

Chobani, the top seller of Greek yogurt in the United States, reportedly is exploring its options to raise capital, perhaps by taking the company public or by selling a stake ...
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McDonald’s to Dress Up Some Chinese Restaurants

In 2013, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) opened 275 new restaurants in China, more than a third of all new stores the company opened that year. In 2014, the company plans ...
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Xbox One Sells 5 Million

Following Thursday's announcement from Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) that it had sold 7 million units of its PlayStation 4 video game console, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) said that it had ...
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Obamacare Sign-Ups Top 8 Million

At a press conference on Thursday afternoon, President Obama announced that the number of Americans using the public exchanges to enroll in a health insurance plan rose to 8 million ...
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TurboTax Tops Candy Crush for One Day

For at least one day this year, an app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad generated more revenue for its creator than one of the two most popular games ...
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Would Amazon Buy Sears?

Every time the M&A market heats up, the number of preposterous ideas for business combinations rises. The market is once again afloat with cheap capital and a number of tech ...
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The Most Expensive House in Detroit

In a city where the government recently decided to sell homes for as little as $1,000, there is only a single house for sale for more than $1 million. Its ...
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An Increase in Minimum Wage Could Cost Business $15 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office released a report that claims that an increase in the national minimum wage to $10.10 will cost American businesses $15 billion in 2017. The debate about ...
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Cities Where Americans Don’t Feel Safe

According to Gallup, 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from 2011, when 71% of respondents said ...
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AMD Earnings Shows Why AMD Shares Can Still Possibly Double in 2014

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) has just scored on its earnings report. Unfortunately, no one is around to know about as this report was after the closing bell ahead ...
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