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When Sea Turtles Derail Company Ambitions

One of the most unusual public companies of them all has to be none other than Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. (NASDAQ: OMEX). This company is literally a treasure hunting outfit that ...
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Hertz Stumbles Over Weak Business Update

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) watched its shares sink in Monday’s session following a relatively disappointing business update. The company now expects its first-quarter and full-year 2016 U.S. car rental ...
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Another Nail in Post Office Coffin as First-Class Becomes Less Expensive

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) loses billions of dollars. Management and the rank-and-file workers at the organization believe this is due to funding of retiree benefits. Otherwise, they say the ...
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Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food, Clothing and Housing Combined

How bad is the tax burden in America? According to the Tax Foundation, people will spend more on state, municipal, and federal taxes than the annual financial burdens of food, ...
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GMS Updates IPO Filing

GMS has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). In the filing, no pricing details were provided, although ...
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Domino’s Lazy Customer App

Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) has released an app for those who know what they want before they order it. The app links to past pizza orders and eating patterns ...
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Amazon Launches Free Same-Day Delivery Service in Nashville

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime customers can now get free same-day delivery in 11 new metro areas, including Nashville. The caveats include the need to order in the morning and ...
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Will Virtual Reality Roller-Coasters Draw More Crowds Than Real Ones?

Recently, Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: SIX) announced a partnership with Samsung to launch virtual reality coasters at nine of its parks using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus. As ...
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Darden Earnings Fail to Impress, With Chairman Departure

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said it had $1.21 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.85 ...
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What to Expect From Darden Earnings

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) is set to report its fiscal third-quarter earnings Tuesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.19 in earnings per ...
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McGraw-Hill Education Updates Finances in Newest IPO Filing

McGraw-Hill Education has filed an amended S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were established in the filing, except that ...
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Privatizing the US Postal Service Would Save Government Billions

Among the many ideas of how to prevent the billions of dollars of drag the U.S. Postal System (USPS) puts on the federal government, one is to privatize the organization ...
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What Analysts Like About Sonic Now

Fast-food operator Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC) last week posted solid numbers for its fourth quarter and, better still, raised its forecast for 2016 fiscal year. Shares rose by as much ...
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McDonald’s Asia Expansion Plans Push Shares to Multiyear High

News that McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is looking to further grow its empire of golden arches with an expansion into the Far East markets helped push its shares to a ...
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Chipotle Plans to Develop New Burger Chain

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) filed a trademark request earlier in March for “Better Burger,” implying that the company is looking to pursue a burger restaurant chain. The company ...
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