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US Defense Department Updates National Military Strategy

For the first time since 2011, the U.S. Department of Defense has updated its National Military Strategy. The document, which describes how the United States will use its military forces ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

The big news story this week comes from Oregon, which became the third state to allow legal recreational marijuana sales. Here is a rundown on that and other stories related ...
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135 Billion Music Streams in First Half of 2015 — Without Apple Music

Music demand is higher than ever. In the first six months of 2015, U.S. music fans streamed 135 billion songs and music videos, nearly double the total streamed in the ...
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Can the ‘Terminator’ Knock ‘Jurassic World’ Down a Notch?

There are two new movies in wide release for this holiday weekend, and one is expected to replace “Jurassic World” as the weekend’s top grossing film. “Terminator: Genisys” from Paramount ...
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Will Companies Like Uber Change the Transportation Landscape?

Companies like Uber and its myriad competitors, including Lyft and Sidecar, turn car owners into taxi cab drivers for people who cannot afford a car or do not want the ...
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The Ford E-Bike: An Interesting Urban Solution, but No Replacement for a Car

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) recently introduced its third electric bike, called the MoDe:Flex, as part of the company’s Smart Mobility initiative. This represents a follow-up to the two earlier ...
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Univision Finally Files for IPO: Public Again!

After years of being under the arm of private equity, Univision finally will be coming public again. This was one of the biggest and most hoped-for initial public offerings (IPOs) ...
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Did BP Get Off Lightly in $18.7 Billion Gulf Settlement?

More than five years after the explosion of its Gulf of Mexico Macondo well that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of barrels of crude oil into the sea, BP ...
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Is the Petrobras Long-Term Outlook Finally More Positive Than Negative?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, may still have a slew of problems, but several positive developments have been in the works of late. Whether these will be enough ...
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Analyst Says to Buy the Weakness in Renewable Energy YieldCos

When the markets get dicey, along with high-profile momentum stocks, one of the first groups to get hit hard are the clean technology and solar stocks. The recent wild swings ...
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Tesla Delivers 11,500 Cars in Q2

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced Thursday morning preliminary deliveries of 11,507 Model S sedans in the second quarter of 2015, its highest ever total. The company delivered 10,030 units ...
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Why Utility Stocks Are Starting to Look Cheap

Utilities have been one of the worst-performing sectors in 2015 thus far. But is now a good time to buy? Credit Suisse’s Dan Eggers answers this question in the firm’s ...
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Boeing 777-9X Price Rises to $400 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) released its 2015 price list on Wednesday, and the most expensive commercial jet the company sells is the 777-9X, which carries a list price of $400 ...
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4 Top Eagle Ford Shale Stocks to Buy With Huge Potential Upside

One of the keys to making money in the oil business in a lower pricing environment to have outstanding well returns. A new report from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey points out ...
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What PayPal Gets With Xoom

After markets closed on Wednesday, PayPal, which remains part of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) until July 17, announced that it is paying $25 a share in cash for international money ...
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