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Apple Earnings Dominated by Major Stock Split and Dividend Hike

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is out with its second quarter earnings for 2014. The pressure has been on and off for Tim Cook to do something more aggressive, and this ...
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U.S. EPA Lists Nation’s Top Renewables Users

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on Wednesday its list of the top 100 organizations in the county that “are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like ...
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Apple Recycles Old Products for Free

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a standout among tech companies for its commitment to renewable energy and the environment. The company took another stride on Monday, announcing its intention to ...
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Ford’s Hero Mulally to Depart

Mark Fields was anointed to be the next CEO at Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) back in September 2012, when he was named the company’s COO. The only thing missing ...
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RadioShack Gives Away iPhone 5S

If you’re still using an iPhone 4S and were waiting for the iPhone 6 to come out before upgrading to an iPhone 5S which you figured would drop in price ...
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Herbalife Confirms Illinois Attorney General Investigation

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has had more than a normal share of investigations and probes of late. Now it turns out that it is confirming a probe from the State ...
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Kodak’s Former CEO Gets Double for Nothing

As a reward for Antonio Perez's outstanding performance as CEO of Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE: KODK) last year, he received $6.71 million. Perez was named Kodak's CEO in 2005 and ...
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Walmart Starts Wire Transfer Service

In yet another foray into the banking business, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Thursday morning that it is launching a money transfer service that allows customers to transfer funds ...
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Yahoo! Brings Founder Back to Board

In a proxy filing Wednesday, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has nominated founder David Filo to the company's board of directors. The company also nominated Charles Schwab, founder of financial services ...
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Workers Say Walmart Chairman Owes $7.8 Billion Tax

A new report from a coalition called Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) claims that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Chairman Rob Walton and the entire Walton family owe the United ...
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GM Management Shake-Up Continues

The people in charge of human resources and public relations at General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) last week are no longer in the driver's seat. Both have left the company ...
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And Then There Were Three: ADP Loses Triple-A Rating

When Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP) announced on Thursday that it would spin off its dealer services business, it didn’t take long for the credit ratings agencies to swing ...
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GM Recall Charges Now Up to $1.3 Billion

In yet another blow to the company’s image and profit, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today added the ignition lock cylinder to its recall of 2.2 million older model U.S. ...
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Conoco Sets Goal for Double-Digit Shareholder Returns

At its analyst meeting in New York City Thursday, ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reaffirmed its goal of delivering double-digit annual returns to investors by growing production by 3% to 5% a ...
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Why Icahn Bested eBay

Activist investor Carl Icahn will withdraw both his proposal that eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) spin off the company's PayPal business and his two nominations for candidates for the company's board ...
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