Pennsylvania Proves the Lottery Is an Idiot Tax, and Wants Even More

From time to time, 24/7 Wall St. covers the upcoming large lottery announcements and events. It is fun for most people to imagine what they would do if they won ...
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America’s Most Visited Websites

By a variety of measurements, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is the 800-pound gorilla of the Internet. It is by far the largest U.S. search engine and its various websites, including ...
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What a Marijuana ETF Would Look Like (Updated)

The changes taking place around marijuana for medical use and for recreational use are the biggest in almost everyone's lifetime. There are quite literally billions of dollars up for grabs ...
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GoPro Stock Defies Weak Analyst Ratings After Quiet Period Expiration

This story has been updated to reflect the additional analyst coverage and to reflect the post-open trading difference from the premarket. GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has seen its quiet period ...
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‘Purge’ and ‘Sex Tape’ May Take Weekend Box Office Lead

The highly successful "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will have competition for the top box office spot this weekend. The movie was released by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. ...
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Verizon Accuses Netflix of Misleading Public

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has been, according to its management, the champion of an open and free Internet. The cause is self-serving. Without a fast Internet connection for everyone, its ...
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LeBron James Would Make Cavaliers Ticket Price Soar?

Following the July 1 free agency of several superstar players, the NBA offseason has already been filled with enormous speculation as to which teams will likely land LeBron James, Carmelo ...
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Los Angeles Leads Interleague Rivalry Ticket Premiums on Secondary Market

In 1997 interleague play was introduced in Major League Baseball, enabling teams from different leagues to face off in regular season series. In addition to seeing the top teams in ...
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New Jersey Residents Have Fast Internet, but Are They Smarter?

For a long time, it has been assumed that access to the Internet helps people become better educated. Access to broadband is even better because of the speed at which ...
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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Expected to Be Next Blockbuster Movie

As the movie industry claws to match last year's total revenue, each week's major releases become essential building blocks toward that $10.9 million. The next film that has a chance ...
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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Takes Weekend Box Office Lead

"Transformers: Age of Extinction," which took in $100 million at the box office to hold the top spot last weekend, is well ahead in the race for the top spot ...
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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Holds on to Top Spot in 2014 Ticket Sales

The new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" from Viacom Inc.'s (NASDAQ: VIA) Paramount Pictures may have had a colossal first weekend based on ticket sales. However, it has a very long ...
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Holiday Weekend Movie Box Office Could Be Another Win for the Transformers

Heavily anticipated movies are not on tap for the coming, long Fourth of July holiday weekend. Moviegoers are presumably busy barbecuing and shooting off fireworks on Friday, and after last ...
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Free TV Over the Air Is Dead

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that mini-antenna service Aereo does indeed infringe the copyright of TV broadcasters, IAC/InterActiveCorp. (NASDAQ: IACI) chairman and CEO Barry Diller said there ...
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U.S. World Cup Hopes Push TV Ratings to Near-Olympics Level

Nearly 25 million viewers in the United States watched Sunday's World Cup match between the U.S. men's national team and the Portuguese national team. That is well above the 16 ...
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