America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Americans take into account different factors when choosing where to live. For some, the quality of schools is important. For others, the strength of the local economy or personal safety ...
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Microsoft Adds Two Board Members, Increases Dividend

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) lost two board members and added two. The huge software company, in the midst of one of the largest transformations in its history, also increased its dividend. ...
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Boeing And SpaceX Emerge Victorious in NASA Space Taxi Contract

The privatization, or partial privatization, of space has taken many twists since the end of the space shuttle era. Companies and organizations know that there are literally billions of dollars ...
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Adobe Earnings Report Fails To Deliver

Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) has reported earnings. The software giant’s earnings came in at $0.28 in earnings per share and $1.005 in billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had estimates ...
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Rackspace Reality Check – No Acquirers Coming… Growth or Value?

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) has seen its shares get destroyed in the after-hours trading session on Tuesday. The first bit of news is that the cloud and site hosting ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

September 16, 2014: The following stocks are among the 118 equities making new 52-week lows today: Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) dropped about 4.5% on Tuesday to post a new ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 16, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower again on Tuesday as the FOMC meeting began today with a report in the WSJ that any raise to the fed funds rate ...
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Did Urban Outfitters Win or Lose From the Controversial Kent State Shirt?

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) has had its share of controversy in offensive clothing over the years. Its latest 'vintage' Kent State sweatshirt for $129 had red spots on it ...
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European Airline Passengers Want Cheap Fares and Legroom

Among European airline passengers, some 71% of respondents to a survey commissioned by Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) said they have flown on a low-cost carrier (LCC) in the past two ...
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Euro Launch and Alibaba IPO Still Worry Netflix Investors

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) are gapping down nearly 3% in the noon hour on Tuesday after dropping nearly 4% in Monday’s trading session. The company began rolling out ...
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U.S. Household Incomes Finally Rising and Recovering From the Recession

A fresh report from the U.S. Census Bureau has what may be a starting point for the best news most Americans could have hoped for -- household incomes are finally on ...
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SinoCoking Captures Another Government Pact

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOK) hit its stride right out of the gate Tuesday morning. The Chinese energy producer jumped again on new developments of its ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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CEOs See Slower Sales, Hiring and Capital Spending

The Business Roundtable's third-quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook Index signal that chief executives expect growth to slow in the six months ahead. The real risk here is that they see ...
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Is Nokia Really 40% Undervalued?

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) had a solid Monday, rising to $8.56 from $8.37, on the heels of a positive research call from Oppenheimer. The firm's Ittai Kidron raised the prior ...
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