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Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways took delivery of its first A380 super-jumbo jet from Airbus on Wednesday. The Middle Eastern airline has ordered a total of 10 of the planes and expects to ...
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CPI Moves From Inflation to Deflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August on Wednesday morning. Consumer prices fell in August, which creates a conundrum for a ...
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5 Top Energy Stocks to Own When Oil Pullback Ends

Every time we have a pullback in oil, and then in the energy stocks, the same reasons are cited by Wall Street. Concerns about global growth, especially in China and ...
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FedEx On Track for New All-Time High on Earnings, Rate Increases

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.10 on revenues of $11.7 ...
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UBS’s 5 Highest Yielding Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Stocks

The higher the market goes, the more the valuation on the top growth stocks expands and moves away from traditional metrics. Despite the often constant hand-wringing in the financial media ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, BHP, GE, Incyte, 3M, Tyco, Under Armour and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday morning ahead of the FOMC meeting outcome. Tuesday's rally may have sparked higher interest again, and investors are looking for bargains now that stocks are still ...
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General Mills

Lower General Mills Profits Bring Cost Cuts

General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The food processing and packaged foods maker reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Lennar Clears Lowered Bar, CEO Pats Himself on the Back

Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The homebuilder reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 on total revenues of $2.01 billion. ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Jump as Loan Applications Rise

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 7.9% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following a drop of ...
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GM Europe Sales Drop Sharply in August

The General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sales train wreck in Europe continued in August, which means the company may post another loss in the region for 2014 after decades of ...
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World Billionaire Count Reaches Record 2,325

The world has 2,325 billionaires, with a combined net worth of $7.3 trillion. That is if new data from Wealth X and UBS are right. At least two other well-known ...
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Will Sony Fire CEO as Company Posts Another Loss?

Call it another year of financial loss. The year has not ended, but Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) says the red ink for its current fiscal period is imminent. The means ...
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America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Americans take into account different factors when choosing where to live. For some, the quality of schools is important. For others, the strength of the local economy or personal safety ...
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Microsoft Adds Two Board Members, Increases Dividend

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) lost two board members and added two. The huge software company, in the midst of one of the largest transformations in its history, also increased its ...
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Boeing and SpaceX Emerge Victorious in NASA Space Taxi Contract

The privatization, or partial privatization, of space has taken many twists since the end of the Space Shuttle era. Companies and organizations know that there are literally billions of dollars ...
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