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450 Million Chinese Never Go Online

The People's Republic had 632 million people who could use the Internet in June, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). That is a record, and it makes ...
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Why American Superconductor Homeland-Exelon Pact Will Bring More to Come (Updated)

American Superconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSC) has seen its share of ups and downs, with more downs than ups. Still, this company has incredible technology in wind and grid tech, and ...
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Verizon Accuses Netflix of Misleading Public

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has been, according to its management, the champion of an open and free Internet. The cause is self-serving. Without a fast Internet connection for everyone, its ...
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New York Drops to World’s 9th Largest City

New York's population barely puts it into the top 10 worldwide, and cities such as Dehli and Shanghai surged to the lead in the new World Urbanization Prospects 2014 revision. ...
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ETN Launch: Barclays Women in Leadership

Investors who flock to exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) are soon going to have a very important new ETN to invest in, one geared solely toward ...
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Chile’s Atacama Desert to Be First Solar’s Next Massive Solar Project

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) may have had this project on the books for a while, under contingencies, but the company is now apparently going to be building the largest ...
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Two Solid Water Stock Picks From Analysts

After the American Water Works Association's Annual Conference & Exposition was held this week in Boston, we have been looking for commentary and analysis for ideas behind the hot and ...
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Spark Energy Files for IPO

Spark Energy, Inc. has now filed for an initial public offering. The electric utility services retailer has shown that its common stock will list on the NASDAQ Global Market under ...
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3D Printer to Design Cities of Future

Among the first uses of 3D printing -- or as it's often called, additive manufacturing -- was rapid prototyping, building a full-scale model of a part that would later be ...
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U.S. Expects Three to Six Hurricanes This Year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its 2014 Atlantic hurricane season forecast last week. The season runs from June 1 to November 30, and NOAA is predicting three ...
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Bond and Stock Surprise: Many MLPs Hitting New All-Time Highs

The world of master limited partnerships (MLPs) was being targeted by many critics earlier in the year. Suddenly, a firm oil market and a falling interest rate environment drove up ...
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NextEra Files for Clean Energy Limited Partnership IPO

NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is supposed to be one of the utilities leading the pack when it comes to renewable energy. Now the utility has announced that its limited ...
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Premium Values in Utilities Show Risk If Interest Rates Rise

With both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting new all-time highs this week, investors have to wonder how they should be positioning themselves for the rest ...
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Market Scare: When Utilities Are Hot Again

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit all-time highs this last week, but a sharp sell-off on Friday caused some serious concerns. Fear and ...
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Why AT&T Rejects Netflix’s Video Streaming Plan

Netflix Inc.'s (NASDAQ: NFLX) video streaming service consumes a huge amount of broadband. No wonder. Video data takes up more network capacity than text or voice. And Netflix has more ...
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