Business

China Expected to Lead Soaring Global Demand for Electric Vehicles

The demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing rapidly, with the global stock numbers crossing the 1 million mark in 2015 and then 2 million in 2016. A new market ...
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Is Airbus Management Shakeup Good News for Boeing?

We're about to find out if turnover at the top levels of one of the world's largest industrial firms is a good thing or something else. Airbus CEO Tom Enders ...
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Facebook Gives In to Pre-Roll Advertising

Early this year Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) launched a test of advertising placed in the middle of content publishers' videos. These "mid-roll" ads are similar to those commercials all of ...
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5 Solid Oil Services Stocks to Buy for Upside in 2018

Every day it seems like we see new highs in the S&P 500, and bitcoin up another $1,000, and for most investors the urge to chase the performance and huge ...
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Can New Star Wars Movie Top $200 Million During First Weekend?

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) pays more than $52 billion to buy some major assets from Fox, where does the money come from? Movie franchises like Star Wars play ...
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Why Costco Keeps Beating Profit Estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal 2018 first-quarter results after markets closed on Thursday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.45 on revenue ...
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Pfizer Headed for New High After FDA Nod for Joint Disease Treatment

Shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) rose about 1.3% in afterhours trading Thursday after the company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for ...
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Conflicting Signals About Whether Holiday Sales Are Strong

The National Retail Federation keeps track of both brick-and-mortar and online sales. Its research is considered the industry's gold standard. However, it is hard to tell from its most recent ...
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Teva Pharmaceuticals: Happy Holidays, You’re Fired

Another company has decided that the best time to fire a large number of people is just before the holidays. While there are some concrete reasons to do so, the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Henry Blodget's Business Insider, one of the greatest digital media successes, will change its name to Insider, Inc., a sign of its growing influence outside business and finance. The FCC ...
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Ford November European Sales Volume Rises, Market Share Dips

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 5.9% in November, compared with new registrations in November of 2016. New ...
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Delta Snubs Boeing, Orders 100 Airbus Jets

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) made official Thursday morning that it will purchase 100 single-aisle A321neo passenger jets from Airbus and take an option on an additional 100. At ...
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Strong Support for Global Gold Demand Trends in 2018

If you have been listening to the financial media in November and December of 2017, you might think that the only thing that matters in the world of currencies and ...
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Disney Pulls the Trigger on Fox Acquisition

Anyone who is surprised by Thursday morning's announcement from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) that it is acquiring a large portion of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) has been ...
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Are Walmart’s New Ways to Help Employees Pay Bills a Way to Hold Off Raises?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has set a new series of programs to allow its employees, or "associates" as they are called, access to part of their pay before they ...
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