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Of 9 Million College Students, More than 700,000 Used Marijuana on Any Given Day

According to a new federal study, 703.759 full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million used marijuana on an average day and about 195,000 part-time college ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

May 31, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 14 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. NYSE advancers led decliners by about 5 to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

May 31, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to hold above the break-even line in time for the closing bell. Only the counter-cyclical telecom ...
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StemCells Reminds Investors the Lessons of Outright Implosion

StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ: STEM) just reminded investors and speculators alike just how dangerous it can be to invest in biotech and biohealth companies. The company issued a press release signaling ...
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Of 9 Million College Students, 1.2 Million Drink Alcohol on Any Given Dayald

According to a new federal study, 1.2 million full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million had an alcoholic beverage on an average day and nearly ...
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AC Immune Files for IPO, Targeting Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

A company called AC Immune has just filed its F-1 paperwork with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to pursue an initial public offering (IPO). The filing is for up ...
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How Analysts View Michael Kors Before Earnings

High-end fashion retailer Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter results before Wednesday's opening bell. Analysts are looking for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.97 ...
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As SodaStream Gets Into Beer: More Than Meets the Eye — or Less?

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) went from a high-growth niche domination company to a company that had a harder time growing. Now the company is seeking to cash in beyond flavored ...
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Gas Prices Near $3 in California

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline rose 2.7 cents in the past week to $2.324. The most common price was unchanged at $2.099, and the average ...
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ISM-Chicago Shows Purchasing Managers Seeing Contraction

Among the slew of economic reports on Tuesday was the ISM-Chicago's Chicago Business Barometer for the month of May. This index fell 1.1 points to 49.3, a signal of slight ...
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Why Cliffs Stock Soared 40% Tuesday

Iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced Tuesday morning that it has signed a 10-year agreement with the U.S. division of ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) to supply iron ...
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How Friday’s Payrolls Report Could Skew Fed Rate Hike Expectations

Friday, June 3, 2016, will mark one of the most important economic readings of this summer. The U.S. Department of Labor will release its report on nonfarm payrolls, private sector ...
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Dallas Fed Manufacturing Indexes Went Negative in May

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released the regional Dallas Fed Business Activity reading for May, showing a drop to −20.8 from a less negative −13.9 from April. The Manufacturing Production Index ...
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Consumer Confidence Drops Again in May

Consumer confidence managed to drop in May. The Conference Board survey showed that consumer confidence fell to 92.6 for the month. Bloomberg had a consensus estimate of 97.0 and Dow Jones was ...
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Credit Managers Index Shows Slowing Growth in April

The National Association of Credit Management (NACM) has released its Credit Managers Index (CMI) for the month of May. While the index did decline, it was shown to have remained ...
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