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Of 9 Million College Students, 1.2 Million Drink Alcohol on Any Given Dayald

According to a new federal study, 1.2 million full-time U.S. college students out of a total population of 9 million had an alcoholic beverage on an average day and nearly ...
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March Home Prices Rise Most in Portland, Seattle, Denver

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, March house prices increased year over year, and all 20 also posted a month-over-month increase. Portland (up 12.3%), ...
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April Air Cargo Volume Rises

Air cargo volume increased by 2.5% year over year in April, but the improvement may have been less stellar than it appeared, according to WorldACD Market Data. One extra weekend ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cliffs, Deere, Lockheed Martin, Micron, Zillow and Many More

Stocks have mostly been indicated to open in positive territory in the United States on Tuesday after a three-day weekend. Last week saw handy gains, and oil briefly hit $50 ...
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Mississippi Is the Most Obese State

Mississippi has the most obese residents of any of the 50 states. As a by-product, cases of diabetes and the costs of health care are high, along with premature deaths. In ...
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New Hampshire Spends Least Among States on Public Higher Education

New Hampshire spends the least on public higher education among America's 50 states. In most states in which this is true, tuitions are high. In the study, "States Investing the Most in ...
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439 People Expected to Be Killed in Memorial Day Crashes

Car accidents across the United States have fallen year by year, due to a combination of drunk driving addressed by MADD, better cars with improved safety features, and likely better ...
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Oil Rig Count Dropped by 2 Last Week, Hedge Funds Take a Breather

In the week ended May 27, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 316, down two compared with the prior week and a total of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar General, Monsanto, Palo Alto, TG Therapeutics, Ulta, Vivint Solar and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday ahead of the three-day weekend. This week saw handy gains on Tuesday and Wednesday and oil briefly hit $50 again. Maybe "sell in ...
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April Pending Home Sales Reach 10-Year High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Wednesday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for April. The pending home sales index rose 5.1 points to 116.3, from ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips After Storage Rises More Than Expected

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 71 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 20. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Car Sales Move Toward Record, but GM Lags

Sales of new light vehicles (cars and pickups) are on track to set another record in 2016, even though the month of May is not expected to show a year-over-year ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, ADM, CSC, Infosys, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, WisdomTree and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday, after gains on Tuesday and Wednesday were handy. Oil also crossed back above the $50 barrier again for the first time since October 2015. ...
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Pittsburgh Is Best City for New College Grads

A new study claims that of the top 10 cities for new college graduates not a single one is in the tech hot areas on the West Coast. All are east ...
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Moody’s Examines Boeing, Airbus and Commercial Aerospace Sector

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had a 20-year head start on the single-aisle, narrow-body commercial jet business with the 1968 introduction of the 737 family. Nearly 50 years later, the 737 ...
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