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Bank of America Still in Big Trouble

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) may have settled on a $16.65 billion fine for mortgage law violations. However, if faces at least one more large lawsuit, customer service problems ...
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Can Tesla Be More Valuable Than GM?

Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) market capitalization is $35 billion. That of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is $55 billion. Can Tesla pass GM by this measure? It is not ...
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Google Self-Driving Car Has Problems With Snow and Parking

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) self-driving car may drive itself, but the conditions in which it can operate effectively are very limited. These observations come from an article in the MIT ...
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Crude Oil Rail Terminal Operator Files for IPO

Transporting crude oil from the Bakken field in the Upper Midwest and the oil sands of Alberta has become a big business for railroads. As long as pipeline transportation remains ...
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Can Cadillac ELR Take On Tesla?

The Cadillac division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) would like luxury car shoppers to believe its new ELR electric car is a better vehicle than a Tesla Motors Inc. ...
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Walmart Offers Health Care for $40

Some Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations have offered health care services since 2005 in about 100 stores. On Friday, the company opened its first Walmart-owned clinics in two Georgia ...
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Boeing Can’t Give Away 787s

Last February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had 11 early models of its 787 Dreamliner sitting on the tarmac in Washington state. The planes were for sale at substantial discounts. Yet, ...
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NFL Number 1 Social Sport in US

The National Football League (NFL) season officially begins Thursday with an opening matchup between the Green Bay Packers and last year’s Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks. In fact, the ...
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Chevy Offers $4,000 Incentives to Boost Silverado Sales

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) offers one of the top three selling pickups in America. However, sales growth of its Silverado has trailed that of its ...
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Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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Keurig’s New Technology Can’t Keep Pirates at Bay

When Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) lost patent protection on its single-serving coffee pods a couple of years ago, the company’s stock took a beating as competitors wheeled out ...
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Chrysler-Fiat Merger Dodges a Pothole, Paves the Way to IPO

The merger between Fiat and Chrysler has avoided its latest challenge and now appears on its way to an initial public offering (IPO) in New York as early as October. ...
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Volkswagen Sales Expected to Fall 8%

Volkswagen got some good news this week. It finished near the top of the American Customer Satisfaction Index survey of cars sold in the United States. The effects of the ...
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Fracking in California Gets New Approvals

Fracking may be critical to increased U.S. oil production, but it is also one of the most controversial, widespread technologies in America. Repeatedly, critics of the practice have warned of ...
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Record-High Meat Prices for U.S. Consumers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on August farm prices Thursday afternoon. The all-products price index was unchanged month-over-month at 109, with the crop index down ...
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