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Minnesota Gene-Editing Company Calyxt Enters the Market With a Bang

Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT), which uses gene-editing technology to develop more healthful food, entered the market with a bang on Thursday in its initial public offering (IPO). The company ended ...
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Buying Guns Is Easy — and Cheap — on the Dark Web

While the buying and selling of illegal firearms on the Internet is not rampant, the trade does exist and threatens to grow faster than law enforcement agencies and national governments' ...
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Phillip Morris Second-Quarter Earnings Up in Smoke

Phillip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) released its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Thursday. The cigarette giant posted $1.14 in earnings per share (EPS) and $6.9 ...
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Peltz Launches Proxy Fight with Procter & Gamble

Activist investor Nelson Peltz and his Trian Management have launched a proxy battle with Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), the giant consumer products firm with a market cap of ...
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House of Chanel Wins $3 Million for Counterfeit Sales on Amazon

Luxury fashion brand Chanel won a judgment late last month in a California lawsuit alleging that about 30 Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) sellers had peddled fake Chanel-branded products on Amazon's ...
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Mattel Cleans House and Is Looking to Replace CFO

Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) shares were slipping on Thursday when it came out that the firm is looking to replace its long-standing Chief Financial Officer Kevin Farr. This is definitely ...
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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Auto Insurance Premiums

Every state except New Hampshire requires you maintain auto insurance coverage in order to drive. The monthly premium you pay for that insurance depends on more than just your driving ...
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Ads for Counterfeit Shoes Hitting Instagram

Counterfeit items sold online have been a difficult problem for e-commerce sites from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) to local sites that accept advertising that could ...
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As Background Gun Checks Tumble, Gun Stocks Plunge 10% Since Mid-June

According to the latest report from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), FBI background checks for potential new gun owners are down nearly 9% year over year for ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Blue Apron Shareholders Losing Another 75% in Value

The days after the initial public offering of Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (NYSE: APRN) have been painful ones for those investors who believe in the company's future. In fact, Blue ...
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Why Are Baby Products Selling So Poorly?

The U.S. market for baby products like diapers, car safety seats and baby food is the weakest performing retail sector so far this. Year over year, sales are down 10% ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Nevada Pot Supplies Selling Out

Sales of cannabis for recreational use got off to a roaring start last weekend in Nevada. One often-cited estimate for the first four days (July 1 through July 4) of ...
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Marijuana Price Dips Nearly 1% to $1,622 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, July 7, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis slipped 0.8% to $1,622. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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Half of NRA Members Own 5 or More Guns

National Rifle Association members are extremely different from non-NRA members, according to a new Pew Research poll. Among the largest contrasts between the two groups is that 52% of NRA ...
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Will Campbell Soup Finally Win in Organics With This Acquisition?

Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) shares did not react much early on Friday despite the company making a sizable acquisition. The American soup giant is looking to add some more ...
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