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Americans Drive 3 Trillion Miles

For the first time since 2009, U.S. drivers topped 3 trillion miles driven in 2014. It is the second-highest total on record -- 3.015 trillion miles -- according to the ...
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Credit Suisse Shows Top Defense Stock Picks

Defense contractors met with U.S. Department of Defense officials and members of Congress last week at a conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. On Monday morning, the bank’s analysts released a ...
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Still a Long Way to Go for Amazon Drone Deliveries

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to a division of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) that allows the company to conduct outdoor testing of ...
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Government Attacks BP Over Gulf Cleanup Assessment

The Deepwater Horizon spill has done much more damage to the Gulf of Mexico than BP PLC (NYSE: BP) claims, according to the Deepwater Horizon Trustee Council. Maybe the huge ...
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Does Bill Ackman Feel Humiliated When Herbalife Shares Rise?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) was under attack yet again on Friday morning by activist investor Bill Ackman on an appearance on CNBC’s "Squawk Box." However, despite stating his case against the ...
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Fed Approves Dividend Hikes for Most Major Banks, Citi Wins but BofA Does Not

The Federal Reserve has released its Comprehensive Capital Annual Review (CCAR) results and the news is overwhelmingly good for investors and operations inside of the major banks. While the stress ...
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Can Lumber Liquidators Save Itself?

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL) was recently fighting for its image against CBS news show “60 Minutes.” In short, “60 Minutes” alleged that the company’s products contained a high level ...
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The 10 Most Important Companies in the Marijuana Industry

Whether it was the end of prohibition, the start of the biotech revolution or the explosion of growth tied to the first decade of the Internet, a new set of companies and ...
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Chrysler Recalls 1 Million Vehicles in 2-Week Period

Owners of 703,000 Chrysler sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and minivans are being notified to bring their vehicles in for a repair to the ignition switch. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: ...
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All 31 Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Pass Preliminary Fed Stress Tests

The Federal Reserve released the results of supervisory stress tests on Thursday. What stands out first and foremost is that the largest bank holding companies based in the United States ...
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Can Lumber Liquidators Save Its Image?

When the CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) news show “60 Minutes” told its 13.3 million Sunday evening viewers that they had a problem, the problem just got a whole lot worse. That ...
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100 Million Chinese Watch Pollution Video Online

In its first two days of release, a 143-minute documentary on the vast pollution problem in China has been viewed by more than 100 million Chinese citizens on the Tencent ...
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Verizon Says FCC Goes Back to 1930s on Net Neutrality

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) was obviously not very happy at all about the Federal Communications Commission’s decision on net neutrality Thursday. The FCC came down in favor of net neutrality ...
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Jamie Dimon Readies J.P. Morgan Investors for Much Larger Dividends Ahead

Jamie Dimon, chief executive and chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), hosted the banking giant's 2015 investors day on Tuesday. While there were many comments defending the bank's ...
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WTO to Examine Boeing 777X Subsidies

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed on Monday to create a panel to investigate whether the incentives the state of Washington gave to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to build the ...
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