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6 Most Important Business Stories Today

Japanese car supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy in both the United States and Japan. It will be bought for $1.6 billion by Key Safety Systems. Millions of flawed airbags ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Fed Threat Causes Bank to Close Pot Group’s Accounts

PNC Bank will close the bank accounts of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) on July 7, citing the risk of the bank faces from the hard-line U.S. Attorney General Jeff ...
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Will The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Disrupt the Luxury Cruise Industry?

The cruise industry seems to just keep growing and growing over time. Meanwhile, the hotel industry has enjoyed its waves of annual growth and is now facing challenges from the ...
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Marijuana Price Rises 2% to $1,578 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, June 23, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose 2.3% to $1,578. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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Does a Sell Rating on Cinemark Wreck All Movie Chains?

It was largely overlooked in the news this week that there may be some horrible developments happening in the movie theater chain operators. Movies are supposed to be hot during ...
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Are Movie Theaters on Death’s Door?

Movies are supposed to be hot during the summer. On top of getting a break from the heat outside, that's when many of the annual blockbuster films are released by ...
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George Clooney Makes More on Tequila Than on Movies as Casamigos Sells to Diageo

If you think the appetite to acquire niche brands in beer, wine and alcohol is over, guess again. Diageo PLC (NYSE: DEO) announced that it has entered into a definitive ...
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Trademark Ruling Helps Redskins, Other Teams, Defend Controversial Nicknames

When the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the federal government violated the First Amendment by refusing to register trademarks that officials consider disparaging, it greatly helped the efforts of the ...
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Sponsors Flee Olympics Because They Aren’t Cool, Not Reaching Younger Audiences

Fewer and fewer advertisers are invested in the human drama of athletic competition at the Olympic Games, a trend likely to continue as companies seek more relevant athletic endeavors with ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Bill to Ease Pot Restrictions Introduced in US Senate

Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Corey Booker (D-NJ) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) on Friday introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate that would remove the federal prohibition on medical marijuana and ...
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Marijuana Price Down 3% to $1,543 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, June 16, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis fell 2.9% to $1,543. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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TV Sports Not Important to More Than Half of Americans

For years the single most expensive piece of a pay-TV subscription has been the sports programming offered by cable and satellite providers. These companies pay ever-higher fees to sports leagues ...
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Marijuana Price Rises Over 2% to $1,589 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, June 9, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose 2.3% to $1,589. According to the analysts at Cannabis Benchmarks, the simple ...
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Even With Tom Cruise, ‘The Mummy’ Might Get Buried by ‘Wonder Woman’

Few classic monster movie franchises have been more enduring than “The Mummy.” From the venerable Boris Karloff in the starring role, to more contemporary treatments like the 1999 version with ...
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Sports Viewers Are Going Grayer, Says Magna Global Study

The generation that thrilled to Hulk Hogan and Rowdy Roddy Piper body slamming opponents on television is still watching professional wrestling, and that concerns marketers of the sport. That’s because ...
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