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The 10 Most Oil-Rich States

The U.S. energy industry is booming. As new technologies make oil easier and more affordable to extract, the United States is poised to become the world’s leading oil producer as ...
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The Sweet Life: Chocolate at 3-Year High

Chocolate prices closed just short of $3,200 per metric ton last Friday, after rising to a three-year high of $3,284 on Thursday. The Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) announced the week ...
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Booming July New Car Sales Pass Volkswagen By — Again

With one exception, automakers are expected to post year-over-year sales gains in July. That exception is Volkswagen, which is looking at a year-over-year decline of 4%. Automakers are getting set ...
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Have Investors Had Enough of Jeff Bezos Walmarting Business?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the greatest growth stories of the current generation. It has grown from a mere online seller of books and CDs to an ...
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GM Recalls Have Been Good for Sales

It is almost counterintuitive: a company recalls more than 28 million vehicles -- more than all car companies in the world will sell in either the United States or China ...
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‘The Expendables 3’ Leaked Online, Downloaded 200,000 Times

According to several media reports, upcoming movie "The Expendables 3” has been "leaked" online and downloaded by at least 200,000 people using file sharing system BitTorrent. The movie's production company, ...
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Detroit Allows Outsiders to Pay Past Due Water Bills

A Detroit resident with a past due water bill, facing a shut off of H2O, now has a chance for help. Someone other than himself can pay his water bill. ...
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U.S. Second-Quarter GDP Watch in the Week Ahead

While all eyes will be on the upcoming July unemployment and payrolls on Friday, August 1, the other big economic report during the week will of course be second-quarter gross domestic ...
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GM Recalls Damage Used Car Value

When General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) recalled the more than 5 million vehicles with an ignition switch defect, the company reserved more than $1 billion to pay for its recalls ...
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Can National Bank of Greece and Bank of Ireland Recover?

The woes of Europe are supposed to be abating, at least somewhat. That is certainly supposed to be the case in the lands of the PIIGS -- Portugal, Ireland, Italy, ...
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6 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Strong Upside Potential

Stocks ended this last week on a very rough note, but we also saw yet another new high in stocks earlier in the week as well. This bull market feels ...
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High-Profile Tech Executives Set the Pace for Insider Stock Selling This Week

When the stock market continues to make new highs over and over, one can certainly expect to see corporate insiders showing up on the insider selling lists. This week is ...
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Key Stocks Seeing Insider Buying This Week

As usual, when the earnings reporting window is open for companies, often the window for insiders to buy and sell stock opens up as well. With well over half of ...
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IPO Week Ahead: GE Spins Out Synchrony in a Whirl of 22 IPOs

We have counted 22 initial public offerings (IPOs) on the schedule for this week, including just two holdovers from last week. Of the dozen companies that actually made it to ...
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RadioShack Could Be Delisted From NYSE

RadioShack Corp.'s (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below $1 long enough that it has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that its shares could be delisted. It would ...
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