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Walmart Offers Health Care for $40

Some Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations have offered health care services since 2005 in about 100 stores. On Friday, the company opened its first Walmart-owned clinics in two Georgia ...
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E-Cigarettes Under Attack by World Health Organization

If the tobacco industry thought it had solved all its legal problems with the introduction of electronic cigarettes, the industry is very likely rethinking its original conclusion. While some of ...
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Insiders Sold Shares of High-Profile Companies This Week

With the surging stock market in rally and holiday mode this past week, the pace and volume dropped to the usual levels expected as summer comes to a close. This ...
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Insider Buying This Week Led by Bill Gates, Cascade Investments

While the market surged to record highs on what is traditionally one of the slowest trading weeks of the year, insiders kept up the pace of buying stock in their ...
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Boeing Can’t Give Away 787s

Last February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had 11 early models of its 787 Dreamliner sitting on the tarmac in Washington state. The planes were for sale at substantial discounts. Yet, ...
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NFL Number 1 Social Sport in US

The National Football League (NFL) season officially begins Thursday with an opening matchup between the Green Bay Packers and last year’s Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks. In fact, the ...
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The 7 Lowest-Paying Jobs for College Graduates

College students who graduated with student debt in 2012 owed an average of nearly $30,000, according to a report from the Institute for College Access and Success. While such a ...
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Chevy Offers $4,000 Incentives to Boost Silverado Sales

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) offers one of the top three selling pickups in America. However, sales growth of its Silverado has trailed that of its ...
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The City With the Highest Priced Gas in America

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States is $3.43, down from $3.56 a year ago. But elements ranging from refinery locations to local taxes ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

August 29, 2014: Among the 24 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Bob Evans Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) dropped about 2.2% on Friday as downgrades ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept Gains Small

August 29, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday and dipped into the red briefly following this morning’s report on consumer spending. Volume was threatening to break below the year-to-date low ...
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Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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Keurig’s New Technology Can’t Keep Pirates at Bay

When Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) lost patent protection on its single-serving coffee pods a couple of years ago, the company’s stock took a beating as competitors wheeled out ...
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Apple Hits 52-Week High

Following Thursday’s announcement of a mysterious event on September 9, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares posted a new 52-week and all-time high of $102.90 a share (or $720.30 on a ...
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Xerox Hits Another Multiyear High

Morgan Stanley analysts reiterated their Outperform rating on Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) Thursday, along with a $15 price target. But that seems to have been enough to lift Xerox shares ...
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