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UK Road Rage Study: Women Are Angrier

If someone were to tell you that women are angrier than men when they get behind the wheel of a car, you might be a little skeptical. But luckily that's ...
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Major San Francisco Earthquake Could Cause 6,000 Deaths, $8 Billion in Damage

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently published a paper about the chance of an earthquake that would include the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults simultaneously. Earlier studies suggest the results could ...
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2 Diet Drinks a Day Could Double Diabetes Risk

The European Society of Endocrinology has just published a study that soda manufacturers will not like. People who drink two diet sodas a day can double their risk of Type ...
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Labels About Dangers of Fast Food Are Ignored

Good news for McDonald's and its smaller rivals. People rarely pay attention to labels about calories or other fast-food content that might cause risks to health. According to Science Daily: Researchers ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Chesapeake, Lululemon, Microsoft, PayPal, Wal-Mart, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday as earnings looked mixed. So far, earnings season has gotten off to a decent start, and investors still seem willing and able to buy ...
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Blue Flame

Natural Gas Price Dips 1.6% on Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 77 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 14. Analysts were expecting a ...
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September Existing Home Sales Jump 3% on Strength From First-Time Buyers

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in September rose 3.2% to 5.47 million from a downwardly revised total of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, Dynegy, BP, Goldman Sachs, Kinder Morgan, Select Comfort and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning. This is after the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and after the European Central Bank voted to leave rates on ...
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White Picket Fence

July Cash Home Sales Remain Below 30% for Second Consecutive Month

In July of 2016, cash sales comprised 29.7% of all home sales, down from 31.6% in July of 2015, marking the 43rd consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales rose by ...
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Digital Tech Firms Dominate 2016 Brand Loyalty Leaders

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, more than a third (35) are involved in digital technology, social networking brands, or ...
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Oil Barrels

Crude Oil Inventory Plunges, December Futures Jump to Near $52

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 5.2 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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September Housing Starts Drop 9%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in September dipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.047 ...
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Q3 Smartphone Production Reaches Yearly High

Global smartphone production volumes rose 10.4% sequentially in the third quarter to approximately 350 million units, according to research firm Trendforce. Chinese brands get the credit for the strong quarterly ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DuPont, GoDaddy, Intel, Pandora, Wells Fargo, Western Refining and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Wednesday morning, after Tuesday's 75-point Dow and 13-point S&P 500 gains. Earnings season has begun and things are looking moderately higher. The trends of high valuations ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates at Multi-Month Highs Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week increase of 0.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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