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Costco May Be America’s Best Run Company

Most of the headlines about America's best-managed companies may go to Web 2.0 corporations, led by Facebook Inc. (NYSE: FB) or long-time successes such as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and ...
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Companies Paying Americans the Least

Amid soaring corporate profits and stagnating worker wages in the past decade, growing numbers of low-wage workers are demanding higher pay. In the wake of intensifying debates over income ...
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Planet Fitness Impresses Investors in First Earnings Report

Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) reported its second quarter earnings after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had $0.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $79.0 in revenue compared ...
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Five Below Earnings Not Up to Par for Investors

Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had $0.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $182.2 million in revenue, ...
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5 Stocks Cheering the Puerto Rico Debt Renegotiation Settlement

On the heels of the Greek financial crisis, Puerto Rico had a crisis of its own. The country announced that it would not be able to pay its debts to ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

September 2, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 95 equities making new 52-week lows today. Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) dropped about 3.7% on Wednesday to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Wednesday

September 2 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday, following the lead of the overnight futures market. After the opening bell equities traded sideways for most of the morning, dipped in ...
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Fed Beige Book Notes Pressure on Wages

U.S. economic activity expanded in all 12 Federal Reserve districts according to the latest version of the Beige Book released Wednesday afternoon. Six Fed districts characterized growth as moderate and ...
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Hulu’s Cord-Cutter Dream, Commercial-Free TV

Commercials, despite being a minor inconvenience for those watching television, are what makes the advertising world turn round in that industry. Commercials are more of a minor annoyance to consumers ...
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Still Big Upside Potential for Southern Co. After AGL Acquisition News

Being invested in a utility was great for investors during the time when it was assured that interest rates were going to remain low for a very long time. Ahead ...
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140 Million Records Exposed in 533 Data Breaches to Date in 2015

The latest report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reveals that there has been a total of 533 data breaches recorded through September 1, 2015, and more than 140 ...
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Tesaro Rises on Positive FDA Results

Tesaro Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRO) shares reacted positively in the market Wednesday as positive study results have been released surrounding its lead product. The company announced that the U.S. Food and ...
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Fuel Economy Rating of New Cars Sold Ticks Down in August

New vehicles sold in the month of August averaged 25.3 miles per gallon, down 0.1 mpg compared with the July rating. Compared with October 2007, fuel economy ratings on new ...
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Analysts Talk Down GoPro Growth and Valuations After Ambarella

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) and Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA) are both having a very hard Wednesday. The concerns are growing that the growth of days past likely will not be ...
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Cargill, America’s Largest Private Company, Suffers Revenue Drop

Cargill, America's largest private company, suffered a drop in its revenue in its most recent fiscal year, down 11% to $120.4 billion from $134.9 billion, according to PrivCo. Cargill's revenue ...
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