Consumer Products

DJI Phantom Professional drone

Drones Now Available From Apple Store

They may not be iDrones, but they are certainly drones and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has begun selling them Tuesday through the Apple Store. Made by Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI ...
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Trucks

What the Westport and Fuel Systems Merger Means

Shares of Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) and Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: FSYS) made moves in the market on Tuesday after both companies announced they had entered into a ...
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Merger

Are Blyth Shareholders Getting Enough?

The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG) announced Monday a definitive agreement with Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH) to acquire all of its outstanding shares at a valuation of $6.00 per share. ...
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Popcorn

How Analysts Rate Amplify Snack Brands After the Quiet Period

Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (NYSE: BETR) entered the market in early August with its initial public offering (IPO). Now that its quiet period has come to a close, the underwriters ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

A California company filed a Form D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 22 stating that the firm, Tradiv, is raising $1 million in funding. The ...
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Marijuana Plants

Marijuana Price Rises 5% to $2,045

For the week ended Friday, August 28, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis jumped more than $70 from $1,924 in the prior week to $2,045. The futures ...
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Online shopping

AK15 Rapid Fire Gun Still Available Online

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has stopped its sales of the AK15 and other semi-automatic rifles, but they are still available at a number of places online. In an article ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

Colorado officials reported last week that the state had collected $44 million in tax revenues from cannabis sales in the the first five months of 2015. In the same period ...
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Marijuana Plants

Marijuana Price Jumps 14% to $1,942

For the week ended Friday, August 21, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis spiked more than $200 from $1,709 in the prior week to $1,924. The futures ...
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cigarettes

Altria Raises Dividend by Nearly 9%

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), announced Friday morning that its board of directors voted to increase the regular quarterly dividend by 8.7% to $0.565 per ...
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Why Mattel Has Greater Upside Than Hasbro

As two of the top toy companies in the United States, Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) are often compared to each other. So which company has ...
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Twitter Should Give Its Cash Back to Investors

Nothing focuses the mind of management as much as when it faces few financial resources to support losses. Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) bleeds money because it can. At the end of ...
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Avon lipstick

Avon’s Options Are Limited

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) and its shareholders are in big trouble. The company’s revenue has been declining steadily since 2011, and it turned net losses for three straight years. ...
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Philip Morris Scores Key Upgrade With Dividend Hike Expectations

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), known for being a top defensive stock, might be looking to entice more investors with an even stronger dividend, or at least one key ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

The number of states where marijuana possession and recreational use may nearly triple next year. Four U.S. states and the District of Columbia have already legalized cannabis and another 11, ...
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