Is Google’s Waymo Really Worth $70 Billion?

Automakers and tech companies are piling into the autonomous (self-driving) car business. Ford just fired a CEO partly because he hadn't driven the company quickly enough into the autonomous car ...
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Why Lowe’s Q1 Earnings Fell Short

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The $1.03 in earnings per share (EPS) and $16.86 billion in revenue home ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Accenture, Ciena, Shake Shack, US Steel, Zions, China and More

Stocks were simply looking for direction, with no real bias up or down, on Wednesday. The markets have all bounced handily after last week's big sell-off, and investors should consider ...
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Steel Stocks to Stay Hot as Fundamentals Stay Strong: 4 to Buy Now

One industry that has come surging back into prominence is steel, and the U.S.-based companies appear to be in the best position they have been in years. Fundamentals remain strong, ...
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Google Ties Online Search to Real-World Purchases

Philadelphia retail magnate John Wanamaker once observed, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half." If there is a holy grail ...
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American Workers Use Only Half of Their Vacation Time

Work hard, play hard. For American workers, that old bromide might more appropriately be "work harder, play a little." According to a recent study, in the past 12 months, ...
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Dodge Super Car Offers Front Seat for $1, Other Options Priced the Same

Fiat Chrysler Automobile N.V.'s (NYSE: FCAU) Dodge division produces and sells the most powerful street car in the world. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has 840 horsepower and can ...
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Renewable Energy Supports 9.8 Million Jobs Worldwide

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency's "Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017," the industry supports 9.8 million jobs worldwide. The number seems small based on the breadth ...
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Moody’s Slashes China Debt Rating

Moody's cut China's debt rating to A1 from Aa3 because of rising national financial obligations and worries that GDP growth rate will slow. It is a blow to the central ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

May 23, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.2% at 2,398.45. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.2% as well at 20,938.59. The Nasdaq closed relatively flat ...
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Alexion, Teva Plunge into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

May 23, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 88 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Bolster DJIA on Tuesday

May 23, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but have not moved much higher as the session went on. The blue chips performed best with particular strength in financials. Tech ...
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The Drunkest (and Driest) Cities in America

The subject of two constitutional amendments and the pillar of a major U.S. industry, alcohol is inextricably tied to America’s political and commercial history. On an individual level, alcohol is ...
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What Analysts Have to Say About Agilent Technologies After Earnings

After Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results late on Monday, investors were very happy with the beats on both the top and bottom lines. Analysts also ...
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