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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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Does a Sell Rating on Cinemark Wreck All Movie Chains?

It was largely overlooked in the news this week that there may be some horrible developments happening in the movie theater chain operators. Movies are supposed to be hot during ...
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6 Most Important Business Stories Today

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) management seems very likely to reject the offer by Qatar Airways to buy 10% of the U.S. carrier. Electronics firm Foxconn, a major supplier ...
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Are Movie Theaters on Death’s Door?

Movies are supposed to be hot during the summer. On top of getting a break from the heat outside, that's when many of the annual blockbuster films are released by ...
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Mall of America, Nation’s Biggest, Also Pays Most of Any Shopping Center in Taxes

The Mall of America, the nation’s largest shopping center, also holds the distinction as the biggest taxpayer of any mall in the country, according to data provided by Commercial Cafe. ...
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Facebook Adds New Security Features for Indian Users

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is constantly making strides in security measures for protecting its users. In this case, the social media giant introduced some new protections for profile pictures in ...
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Will Walmart Bid for Whole Foods?

The Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) buyout of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) was partially to flank Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), which counts on groceries for a large portion ...
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Jefferies Sees 6 Biotechs as Undervalued With Massive Upside

Biotech companies are known for having a high-risk high-reward relationship. The health care sector as a whole has been very positive for investors over the past year, leading some analysts ...
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Boeing Claims $75 Billion in Sales at Paris Air Show

During its closing press conference at the Paris Air Show Thursday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported new orders and commitments for 571 commercial airplanes with a total value (minus ...
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