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Amazon Offers Prime Discount to Those on Government Assistance

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has come up with a new program that offers discounts for its Prime service to people on a number of government assistance programs. Those who want ...
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Why Herbalife’s Shares Are Tumbling Monday Morning

Nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) announced an increase to its second-quarter guidance early Monday morning. That was the good news. The other part of the company's announcement — the ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: California Assembly Votes to Become a ‘Sanctuary State’

Last Thursday, the California state Assembly approved a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement officers from assisting federal drug agents making arrests of people complying with the ...
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Marijuana Price Down 4% to $1,553 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, June 2, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis fell 4.3% to $1,553. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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Why Lululemon Is Rallying

When Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.32 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Kellogg Fires Hundreds

As the cereal business continues to suffer, so does the Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) workforce. Several hundred people were laid off as the company shutters some of its shipping centers. ...
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GMS Gears Up for Secondary Offering

GMS Inc. (NYSE: GMS) recently filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. No pricing details were given in the filing, ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Medical Marijuana Could Cost Big Pharma $4 Billion

If medical marijuana were legal in all 50 states and if marijuana were used to treat just nine conditions for which it has shown to be effective, the pharmaceutical industry ...
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Marijuana Price Flat at $1,623 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, May 26, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis was unchanged at $1,623. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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UPS Fined $247 Million for Shipping Illegal Cigarettes to NY

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) was fined $247 million by a court for shipping cigarettes to New York City and the state without the payment of appropriate taxes, according ...
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Spinners Can Brace for Peloton IPO in Late 2017 or in 2018

Indoor cycling bike company Peloton has just completed a fairly significant capital raise, which many think could pave the way toward its initial public offering (IPO). Also with this capital ...
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NRA Woos Potential Members With Trucks, Other Inducements

The National Rifle Association is all about the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. But the organization is also all about using incentives and inducements to raise membership. ...
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Nike Signs Giant’s Beckham For $29 Million, Biggest Shoe Deal Ever

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was able to do what defensive backs in the National Football League have been unable to do: hold on to Odell Beckham Jr. The New York ...
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Fidget Spinner Most Popular Toy on Amazon

More evidence that the fidget spinner sales explosion has continued is the presence of several versions of the toy at the top of Amazon's best-selling toys and games list. These ...
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Nutraceutical Hits All-Time High After Premium Buyout Deal

Shares of Nutraceutical International Corp. (NASDAQ: NUTR) saw a massive gain early on Monday after it was announced that the company would be acquired by HGGC, a middle-market private equity ...
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