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Why Coca-Cola Is Floundering on Earnings and Guidance

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. This is one of the “middle-of-the-pack” Dow stocks, as it has made a reasonable gain ...
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How Under Armour Whiffed on Earnings

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Although earnings were mixed, the stock took a sharp turn downward. The company said ...
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2 Craft Beer Stocks to Consider in the Wake of the Anheuser-Busch, SABMiller Deal

The U.S. Department of Justice just announced that it was happy with the proposed acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) of SABMiller. As per a predetermined condition of the agreement, ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: VP Candidates Pence, Kaine Just Say No

The race to replace Barack Obama has just entered the final turn as both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have named their vice-presidential picks. Trump's choice, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, ...
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Americans Own 300 Million Guns — Where Can They Carry Them?

A study reported in the journal Injury Prevention last year estimated 300 million Americans owned guns in 2013. According to the data, the highest concentration of these was in the ...
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Marijuana Price Ticks Up to $1,705

For the week ended Friday, July 22, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased 0.3% from $1,700 in the prior week to $1,705. According to the analysts ...
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Porn Use on Smartphones Explodes

There is at least anecdotal evidence that time spent on personal computers visiting pornography sites tops that of any other online activity, at least among men. The same smutty behavior ...
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Coca-Cola Named Most Powerful Brand, Followed by Hershey

How much does a brand contribute to a company's value? The answer to that question is likely to produce different answers depending on who's talking. A chief financial officer may have ...
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Iran May Ban iPhone

In what may be another litmus test for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its commitment to its users' privacy, the government of Iran has threatened to ban the sale of ...
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How Hasbro Earnings Fell Flat

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday.  The company had a strong start to 2016. Although revenues posted a solid gain and ...
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20 Countries That Own 88% of World’s Gold

Just 20 countries control 88% of the world's gold. According to the World Gold Council: Gold demand reached 1,290 tonnes Q1 2016, a 21% increase year-on-year, making it the second ...
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Apple Pushes Summer TV Promotions

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) thinks it may have found a way to drum up interest in Apple TV. The company has apparently put aside (for now) the idea of delivering ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Not All California Pot Growers Favor Proposition 64

Now that the state of California has approved a ballot initiative (called Proposition 64) that would legalize marijuana for recreational use, the state's already-booming marijuana growing industry is split nearly ...
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Marijuana Price Tumbles 10% to $1,700

For the week ended Friday, July 15, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased 9.9% from $1,886 in the prior week to $1,700. According to the analysts ...
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Herbalife FTC Settlement Delivers Crushing Blow to Bill Ackman, Pumps Carl Icahn

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman had roughly a $1 billion ...
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