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10 Home Improvements That Don’t Pay Off

The number of opinions on the value of a particular home remodeling project is at least as large as the number of remodeling projects homeowners might want to tackle. One ...
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As Powerball Lottery Nears $400 Million, What Not to Do If You Win

The Powerball lottery just keeps on rolling higher and higher this summer. Mega Millions crossed over the $500 million mark in recent weeks, and now we have the Powerball lottery ...
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4 Chip Stocks That Will Win From Self-Driving Cars

We aren’t quite ready to travel like the Jetsons, but one thing is for sure, the autonomous or self-driving cars of the future are starting to knock on our investment ...
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Hot Summer Weather Running Natural Gas Higher: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

After years of trading in a tight boxed range, natural gas has taken off, and with the U.S. a top supplier, hot summers and cold winters can add up to ...
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Best Buy

A 7-Step Plan to Save Best Buy

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), nearly beaten to death by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and big-box retailers with built-up consumer electronics departments, has kept turning itself around and around ...
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What Do Boeing’s Latest Round of Charge-Offs Indicate?

After markets closed on Thursday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that after-tax charges totaling $2.05 billion would be taken in the second quarter, reducing earnings by a total of $3.23 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Alibaba, Boeing, Pandora, Starbucks, Twitter, AT&T and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday morning, but the market finally took a much needed breather on Thursday after about two weeks of straight gains. Brexit, high valuations, a low ...
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GE Earnings Are Not Enough for Investors

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. Despite seeing a solid beat on both the top and bottom lines, investors still ...
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Chipotle Mexican Grill

McDonald’s Should Buy Back Chipotle, Which It Spun Out in 2006

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG), which has taken a beating unprecedented in the recent history of fast-food chains, was spun out by McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) in 2006. The ...
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Old Phone

45 Hottest Phones of All Time

More than two-thirds of adults in the United States today own a smartphone. As phone technology has progressed over the years, use of the devices has expanded from simple communication ...
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Get Ready for Another Record T206 Honus Wagner Sale Price in 2016

The years of 2015 and 2016 are bringing record sales prices for sports collectibles, particularly for the area of high-end baseball cards. If there is one sports card that captures the ...
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Boeing to Take $2 Billion in Q2 Charges

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports earnings July 27, the company will recognize impacts to earnings of $2.05 billion on three different programs. We'll have more detail later, but here's ...
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GE

Why GE Earnings Could Catch Analysts and Investors Off Guard by Wide Margin

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) may be the king of conglomerates, but its stock also has had quite a strong performance. This will matter for GE's earnings report on Friday ...
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Why Analysts Are Chasing Intel and Qualcomm Higher

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) and Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), two of the largest chipmakers in the world, each saw mixed reactions to their respective earnings. As the tech sector drives the market, these are ...
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Natural Gas Price Up on Hot Weather Forecast, Low Inventory Build

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 34 billion cubic feet for the week ending July 15. Analysts were expecting a ...
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