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Ulta Crushes Estimates, Boosts Guidance

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed on Thursday. The beauty products maker and salon operator posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Warren Buffett’s Favorite Consumer Products Stocks

Once a quarter, 24/7 Wall St. reports on the portfolio of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A), most recently in a story titled "Major Changes in Warren Buffett and Berkshire ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

Louisiana is on track to become the 25th state to permit the use of medical marijuana after Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation that amended the state's unused 1978 law ...
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Marijuana Price Slips 2.6%

For the week ended Friday, May 20, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased 2.6% from $2,081 in the prior week to $2,027. The simple average price ...
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Amplify Prices Secondary Offering

Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (NYSE: BETR) has announced the pricing for its secondary offering. The company will price its 10 million shares at $11.25 with an overallotment option for an additional ...
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Why Is the NRA Auctioning Off Guns?

One of the latest promotions to NRA members is the chance to win a gun. Presumably members of the National Rifle Association already own guns, which makes them good targets ...
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Inside Traders Charged at Dean Foods, Golfer Phil Mickelson Named in Report

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just announced insider trading charges against a professional sports gambler who allegedly made $40 million based on illegal stock tips from a ...
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Church & Dwight: If We’re Getting a Buyout Offer, We Don’t Know It!

Apparently some companies do deny that they are involved in merger talks. The consumer products maker Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD) has seen shares rise on speculation that ...
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Why Michigan Effort to Legalize Marijuana May Stall

Supporters of an initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Michigan have until June 1 to submit the required 252,523 valid voter signatures that would put the measure on ...
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GMS Sets the Foundation for IPO

GMS has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 7 million shares ...
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Blue Buffalo Gears Up for Secondary Offering

Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (NASDAQ: BUFF) has registered an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The company will offer 25 million ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Montana will close on August 31 if a recently filed appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court is denied. Medical cannabis suppliers have been fighting against restrictions ...
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Marijuana Price Nears $2,200

For the week ended Friday, May 13, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased 2.5% from $2,030 in the prior week to $2,081. The simple average price ...
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Marijuana Taxes Could Reach $28 Billion

What would a mature, legal marijuana market yield in federal, state and local taxes? About $28 billion per annum, according to the Tax Foundation. The information is in its new study, Marijuana Legalization ...
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Fossil Stock Tanks After Weak Earnings, Lowered Guidance

When year-over-year profits fall by 84% and guidance for the rest of the year is cut by nearly half, it doesn't take even a rookie investor long to figure out ...
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