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Shake Shack Leads the Parade of IPOs Scheduled for Next Week

Initial public offerings (IPO) were a bit slow getting off the mark in 2015, but the week of January 26 looks ready to make up for the tepid start. A ...
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McDonald’s Still King of High-Calorie, High-Fat Food

Part of the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround is supposed to be an altered menu, which also is supposed to have more healthy food choices. However, the core of the ...
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5 States Still Have High Gas Prices

While the average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States has tumbled to $2.037 as of Saturday, there are still five states where the cost of ...
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Audi, Porsche Issue Recall Notices in China

On Friday, Volkswagen's Porsche division said it would recall 13,500 vehicles globally, including more than 9,100 Cayenne and Panamera vehicles in China. The recall affects models built between March 2011 ...
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Are McDonald’s 38,000 Locations Too Many?

Based on measures by the month, quarter or year, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) revenue is falling. Yet it continues to have more than 38,000 locations. With menu and customer problems, that ...
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Year-Old Cars to Buy at Steep Discounts

How much can you save by buying a car that is just one year old compared with a spanking new one? As usual, the answer begins with, “It depends … ...
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MS Windows 10

Will You Buy Windows 10 When It Launches?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Wednesday the details of its new Windows 10 operating system. Effectively following this announcement, Windows 8 will fall to the wayside. A free upgrade to ...
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Top 10 Earnings to Watch in the Coming Week

Corporate earnings season is in full swing, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger reporting companies for the coming week. We have taken ...
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First American Airlines 787 Dreamliner Delivered

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has accepted delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), and the plane is being flown to Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday ...
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5 Top Merrill Lynch US 1 List Stocks to Buy for 2015

All the major firms that we cover on Wall Street have essential lists of stocks that are maintained for clients with the firms' top recommendations. More often than not, those ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Chevron, Exxon, Discover Financial, LinkedIn, Lululemon and More

After a gigantic rally sparked by an ambitious European quantitative easing move Thursday, investors are looking for a modest open on Friday as some of the tremendous gains generated by ...
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General Electric Earnings In-Line as Energy Segments Falter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenues of ...
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2014 Cadillac ELR

Can Cadillac Get New Dealers to Boost Sales?

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Cadillac division believes it can upgrade its dealer network and that will help sales. The plan's description still does not say whether there is much demand ...
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BMW and Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Plans Take Step Backward

BMW and Volkswagen said they would help build more electric vehicle charging stations to support the new wave of demand for these types of cars. The plan was announced with great ...
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Starbucks: Can Everybody Make Money on Fast Food?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced an extraordinary increase in its financial results. For the quarter that ended December 28, revenue rose 13% to $4.8 billion. EPS rose 83% to ...
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