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“Beauty and The Beast” Still Holds Top 2017 Box Office Record

Despite the release of blockbuster and potential blockbuster films "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2", "Wonder Woman", "The Fate of the Furious", and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Fed Threat Causes Bank to Close Pot Group’s Accounts

PNC Bank will close the bank accounts of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) on July 7, citing the risk of the bank faces from the hard-line U.S. Attorney General Jeff ...
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Will Qatar Close Al-Jazeera? Hopefully Not

Al-Jazeera claims it has the largest audience of any broadcaster in the Arab world. It also claims that the rulers of Qatar, where it is based, allow it complete editorial ...
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Sears Still Has Over 1,200 Stores

Despite a string of store closings meant to align Sears Holdings Corp.'s (NASDAQ: SHLD) location count with its falling revenue, the company still has over 1,200 Sears and Kmart locations. ...
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Boeing Remains DJIA’s Best Performing Stock in 2017 After Strong Sales at Paris Show

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) last week held on to its top ranking among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The stock added nearly 3% last week ...
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Marijuana Price Rises 2% to $1,578 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, June 23, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose 2.3% to $1,578. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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Google Continues to Be Largest US Website, Facebook Close Behind

comScore, a leading research firm that covers internet traffic, reported that Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google had the largest audience of any internet company in May. With mobile and desktop ...
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New Car Sales Expected to Drop in June, but Volkswagen Will Surge

New car sales are expected to drop 4% in June, a sign that the impressive run in the new auto market has not only plateaued but could be in trouble. ...
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Are You Being Cheated When You Buy Lumber at Home Depot?

Home improvement stores Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Menard's are the targets of class action suits filed last week in federal court charging the companies with selling lumber that ...
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US Ban of Brazil Beef Blow to Nation Reeling From Economic Woes, Political Scandal

The U.S. suspension of beef imports from Brazil is a blow to a nation reeling from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, as well as from a political ...
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3.6 Billion Mobile Ad Clicks Are Fraudulent

For internet users, one of the big threats is that they will click on a link or open an email that infects their computer or mobile device with the aim ...
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Cara Therapeutics Wins Big on FDA Breakthrough

Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA) saw its shares make a handy gain on Friday after the company said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a Breakthrough Therapy ...
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Despite Oil Weakness, 5 Stocks to Buy for Booming Energy Exports

One reason that crude oil has taken a beating over the past 60 days is an issue of oversupply, and despite the fact that Russia and OPEC have both committed ...
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Contura Energy Files for IPO

Contura Energy has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, ...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Hits Multiyear Low After Earnings

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday, and as a result the stock hit a multiyear low. In fact, ...
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