Jobs with the Highest Divorce Rates

Have you ever considered your job as a threat to your marriage? In some occupations, divorce rates can be astonishingly high. A recent report shows working in some occupations may ...
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Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

September 22, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.05% at 2,501.97. The DJIA closed down 0.05% at 22,347.32. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.07% at 6,426.92. Friday was a slow day ...
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Versartis, Intercept Pharma Plunge into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

September 22, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 35 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by nearly 2 ...
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Apple, UnitedHealth Weigh on DJIA Friday

September 22, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday and never strayed far from the break-even line. The third quarter ends next Friday and maybe traders just want to lie low for ...
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Another Data Exposure Uncovered At Verizon

It came to light on Friday that Security researchers had discovered another data exposure at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ). Security researchers at Kromtech Security Research center found the exposure ...
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Halloween Spending to Reach Record $9.1 Billion, Says Retail Group

Americans plan to spend $9.1 billion on Halloween-related items and activities this year, an increase of 8.3% from last year’s record of $8.4 billion, according to survey findings published this ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 1, Total Rigs Now Up 424 Year Over Year

In the week ended September 22, 2017, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 744, down by five compared with the prior week and up ...
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US Solar Panel Makers Win US Trade Ruling

In a unanimous vote Friday morning, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) found that the domestic solar panel industry has suffered "serious injury" as a result of "increased quantities" of ...
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US Airlines Collected $200 Billion in Fees Last Year

In 2010, U.S. airlines began charging passengers to check bags and to change reservations. During that year, the two fees generated $6.3 billion in revenues (in constant 2016 dollars). Last ...
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Retail Store Closures Up Nearly 200% in 2017

In 2016, major U.S. retailers announced the closure of 2,139 stores and the opening of 2,159 new stores. Through this week, retailers have announced the closure of 6,098 stores and ...
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Tale of the Tape: Why McDonald’s Is a Top Stock in 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has been on an absolute tear in 2017, hitting all-time highs and continuing the longest bull market in recent history. Currently the average is ...
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OPEC Meeting Ends With No Extension to Production Cuts

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ended its meeting in Vienna Friday by noting that the cartel and its oil-producing partners have been successful in draining 170 million ...
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Is This the Death of Versartis?

Versartis Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAR) shares absolutely cratered on Friday after the firm announced results from its late-stage Velocity clinical trial of somavaratan in pediatric growth hormone deficiency (GHD). While Versartis might ...
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Is It Time for a Turnaround at Finish Line?

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $0.12 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Stick With 3 Top US Banks as Fed Unwind Begins

It finally has started. After years of Federal Reserve bond buying to keep interest rates low, the central bank is beginning the process of trimming the gigantic balance sheet it ...
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