First Week Oregon Pot Sales Total $11 Million

Sales of marijuana for recreational use became legal in Oregon on October 1, and demand was literally unprecedented. The more than 250 medical marijuana dispensaries in the state posted first-day ...
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Banana Republic Sales Drop 10%

A retail brand with comparable store sales that drop by double-digit percentages reminds industry experts of the J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) disaster three years ago. As a reminder ...
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8 Fresh Analyst Stock Picks With 50% to 100% Upside

Did the stock market mark a formal bottom last week? That is what investors are wondering now that the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 1,000 from the bottom ...
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Marijuana Price Drops 4% to $1,816

For the week ended Friday, October 9, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by $67 (4%) from $1,884 in the prior week to $1,816. The simple ...
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Big Insider Buying Continues in Sprint, Lands’ End, Sears and More

In what had to be a welcome relief to investors, the stock market posted one of its best weeks of 2015 over the past five trading days, and now all ...
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Ferrari IPO Could Yield $1 Billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) announced in July that the company would spin off its Ferrari division into a separate company, and on Friday the company provided some specifics. ...
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Oil Rig Count Dips by 9 as Crude Oil Price Jumps by $4 a Barrel

In the week ended October 9, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 605, compared with 614 in the prior week and 1,609 a year ...
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Why Is Utah the Worst State for Women?

24/7 Wall St. did an analysis of the worst states for women based on several factors, which include how much women are paid compared to men to do the same ...
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SeaWorld Cannot Breed Whales

It is hard to show whales to visitors at a whale viewing facility when the company owning them cannot breed them. Eventually the company runs out of whales to show. ...
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Global Tax Dodges Save Companies Hundreds of Billions of Dollars

As major corporations move from country to country to avoid high taxes, the activity saves them hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Countries in which these companies might pay ...
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Dell Takes 14% of Global PC Market

As Dell grabs at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) to bolster its presence in enterprise computing, it holds 14% of the global personal computer (PC) market, which is its core business. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

    October 9, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 23 equities making new 52-week lows today The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) dropped about 8.5% on Friday ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

October 9, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but fell below the break-even line briefly before climbing back to small gains. Tech stocks traded higher, as did transportation stocks. Energy ...
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Imports and Exports Not Lending a Hand to Fed’s Inflation Hope

The Federal Reserve may have less and less inflationary data to lend any credence to its rate hike desires. That is unfortunate by many of our views, but nothing lasts ...
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Corn Prices Fall on USDA Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) and crop production reports Friday morning, and the agency forecast U.S. corn production would ...
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