self-driving car

Americans Warm to Self-Driving Cars

One thing that companies developing self-driving, or autonomous, cars face is that Americans love the experience of driving themselves. Why buy a car you love and let it be driven ...
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reprimand

Do Engaged Employees Create Higher Profits?

Gallup has a novel concept, based on metadata research. Employees who are more engaged (which is not entirely well defined) at the workplace help companies create higher profits. In a ...
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June Cash Home Sales Drop Below 30% for First Time Since 2007

In June of 2016, cash sales comprised 29.3% of all home sales, down from 31.8% in June of 2015, marking the 42nd consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales fell by ...
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landfill

Advanced Disposal Services Gears Up for IPO

Advanced Disposal Services has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering. The company intends to price its 19.25 million ...
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Vault Door

IBM Watch: Day 5

More important news from International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), in this case from Geneva. IBM is one of the oldest and most storied companies in America. Despite recent troubles, it ...
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pennies

SEC Issues Charges Over Penny Stock Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged a former microcap company CEO and a boiler-room operator with defrauding seniors and others. Investors were pressured to buy in to a ...
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Cash Sales of Homes Highest in New York State

CoreLogic keeps data on cash sales as a percentage of all home sales. In June, the number was an extraordinary 29.3% nationwide. Some states have numbers much higher than that. ...
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Medicine pills

Tabula Rasa Healthcare Updates Expected IPO Pricing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received an S-1 form from Tabula Rasa Healthcare regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 4.3 million ...
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Home

Portland, Seattle Home Prices Surge

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, July house prices increased year over year, and all 20 also posted month-over-month increases. Portland (up 12.4%), Seattle ...
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oil tanks

4 MLPs to Buy That Should Do Fine When Rates Inevitably Go Higher

While the Federal Reserve declined to raise rates last week, the writing is starting to be on the proverbial wall. The fact that three Fed governors dissented, and the employment ...
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Donald Trump

Trump Brand Hurt by Presidential Bid: Brand Keys Survey

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has never before actually made a run at public office, even though he made noises about running for the presidency in 1988, 2004 and 2012. ...
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IPO

Fulgent Genetics Announces Potential Pricing for IPO

Fulgent Genetics has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its IPO. The company expects to offer 4.6 million shares in an expected ...
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bull and bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CBOE, Comcast, GW Pharma, Hormel, Vonage, Wells Fargo and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday after Monday's first presidential debate. Despite a bull market that is seven and a half years old, and despite high valuations, investors are still willing ...
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social media

Social Media Short Sellers Raise the Stakes

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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crash

4 Dividend Stocks That Likely Could Survive a Market Crash

September will be over this week, but the other month that can sometimes prove dangerous is on deck. October has been notorious when it comes to big sell-offs, and while ...
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