Online Shopping to Dominate Holiday Season

At some point, e-commerce could pass brick-and-mortar shopping as the dominant force in holiday shopping. According to one new study, that will happen this year. A new study from consulting ...
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As Nordstrom Drops Going Private, JC Penney Value Craters

Wall Street has started to make final bets on which retailers will survive the holiday season intact. Yesterday, as a major Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) board member left, its ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) will spend as much as $8 billion on content next year, according to The New York Times. Retailer Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) said it has suspended ...
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Netflix Does It Again With Q3 Earnings

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Monday. The online streaming giant posted $0.29 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.985 billion ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 16, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.18% at 2,557.64. The DJIA closed up 0.37% at 22,956.96. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.28% at 6,624.00. Monday was a positive ...
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PG&E, Foot Locker, and 3D Systems Slide Into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 16, 2017: Here are five stocks trading with heavy volume among 51 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers vastly led decliners by more ...
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JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs Push DJIA Even Higher Monday

October 16, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a strong report from the Empire State Manufacturing with the General Business Conditions Index blowing out the consensus. Gasoline prices at the ...
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Cities Where the Most (and Least) People Graduate High School

The U.S. high school graduation rate rose to 83% for the 2014-2015 school year. But not all areas of the country are getting their students to earn diplomas at the ...
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Why the Markets May Be Over-Emphasizing GE’s Coming Earnings Impact

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) used to be one of the most important companies in the world. By some arguments the conglomerate still is extremely important. After all, having $120 ...
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Credit Unions File Class Action Suits Against Equifax

About every six months a massive hack puts millions of consumers and average citizens at risk as cyber thieves look to get their hands on private data. Equifax Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Gas Prices Decline for Fifth Week Running

For over a month now, gasoline prices have slowly backed off in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The damage from Harvey was substantial in the Houston area and precipitated some ...
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Nordstrom Suspends Plan to Take Company Private

Family members of the board of tony retailer Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) Monday notified the board that they have suspended exploration into taking the Seattle-based company private. Shares of Nordstrom ...
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Goldman Sachs and More Dow Earnings Kicking Off Tuesday

When 2016 came to a close, analysts were predicting that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would end 2017 at 22,000. At least this is what the more bullish analysts were ...
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Strong Retail Sales Setting Up for 2017 Holiday Season

Is it possible that the traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores finally will not have a disappointing holiday spending cycle at the end of 2017? The chipping away by Amazon has been ...
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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies From Last Week

Pirating movies has been a growing problem in recent years, costing studios millions of dollars in lost ticket sales. In the past year, the Motion Picture Association of America says ...
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