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Estimated $10 Billion Marijuana Sales in 2015 Far Too Low

When new business segments start to reach $1 billion in annual sales, they often get noticed by new business and venture seekers. But when new business segments reach $10 billion ...
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Walmart Offers Better Eggs

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) will start to offer better eggs, at least from the standpoint of "fair treatment" of animals  But are better eggs the ones that have fewer antibiotics. or ones ...
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Strong Marijuana Harvest Will Drive Down Prices

For the week ended Friday, May 22, the spot price for a pound of cannabis was $1,825 unchanged from the prior week. The futures price for November 2015 was also ...
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What Scares This Analyst the Most About Keurig Green Mountain

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) has come on the scene as a specialty coffeemaker, and other companies and analysts alike took notice in recent years. After the Coca-Cola Co. ...
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Marijuana Prices Move Toward $2,000 a Pound

On May 15, the spot price for a pound of cannabis was $1,825, according to the weekly report from Cannabis Benchmarks. That is down from a peak of more than ...
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Few Banks, Credit Cards Want Marijuana Industry Business

Even though marijuana sales are legal to one degree or another in two dozen states, the business remains primarily a cash-based one in which a buyer has to visit a ...
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Keurig Kold Stumble Could Bring a Big Accidental Victory for SodaStream

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) was supposed to see its next big leg up in the business come from its arrangement that ties in with Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO), ...
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Did Avon Finally Get an Offer — and Is It Real? (Updated)

Private equity firm PTG Capital Partners has offered to acquire Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) for $18.75 a share in cash in a tender offer, subject to certain conditions. Avon ...
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Biggest Ammo Maker Goes On Sale

Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) may not be a household name to many investors, but it is for those who are hunters and gun enthusiasts. This is the nation's leader ...
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Get Ready for Higher Cigarette Prices

Ever since prices at the gas pump have fallen, people have generally had more disposable income to do with as they wished. As a result, companies have been looking for ...
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Why Ralph Lauren Earnings Are Not in Style

We are now closing in on the retail portion of corporate earnings season. Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday before the markets opened. The company ...
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Monster Trips Over the Bottom Line

Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) reported its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday. The company had $0.62 in earnings per share (EPS) on $710.2 million in revenue, compared ...
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Is This the Beginning of the Turnaround for Lumber Liquidators?

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL) has been on a roller-coaster for the about past two months, whether it is being lambasted by “60 Minutes” or being picked up by ...
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What Lowered Guidance and Poor Sales Add Up to for Keurig

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings after markets closed Wednesday. The maker of the Keurig single-cup brewing system posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Look For in Keurig Green Mountain Earnings

For the year to date, shares of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) have lost more than 16% of their value and trade much closer to their 52-week low of ...
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