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Natural Gas Price Ticks Lower After Massive Addition to Storage

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 94 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 28. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Dying Twitter Is Huge Source of Breaking News

While all eyes are on Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and its search for a chief executive officer to lift the company’s sagging share prospects, there are some signs that if ...
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Claims for Jobless Benefits Up 12,000 Last Week

New claims for unemployment benefits rose by 12,000 in the week ending August 29, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Labor released Thursday morning. The seasonally ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Five Below, Halliburton, Janus Capital, Kroger, Lululemon, Seadrill and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after the Dow was up almost 300 points on Wednesday. This is only a slight recovery from the dips that we saw earlier this ...
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August Retail Sales Hampered by Lower Back-to-School Shopping

Retailers were announcing August U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics projected that overall sales would be down 0.6% year over year for the month. In July ...
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August Job Cuts Down 60% From July

The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas has released its job cuts report for August, indicating that layoffs declined by more than 60% after reaching a new four-year high ...
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Fed Beige Book Notes Pressure on Wages

U.S. economic activity expanded in all 12 Federal Reserve districts according to the latest version of the Beige Book released Wednesday afternoon. Six Fed districts characterized growth as moderate and ...
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140 Million Records Exposed in 533 Data Breaches to Date in 2015

The latest report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reveals that there has been a total of 533 data breaches recorded through September 1, 2015, and more than 140 ...
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Fuel Economy Rating of New Cars Sold Ticks Down in August

New vehicles sold in the month of August averaged 25.3 miles per gallon, down 0.1 mpg compared with the July rating. Compared with October 2007, fuel economy ratings on new ...
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US Drivers to Save $1.4 Billion on Gas This Labor Day

With a national average pump price for regular gasoline of $2.44 a gallon, U.S. drivers can expect to save $1.4 billion over the coming Labor Day holiday weekend, because that ...
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Crude Oil Price Plunges After Huge Inventory Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 4.7 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Half of Immigrant Households Use US Welfare Programs

In a recent Census Bureau study that examined legal and illegal immigrant compared with native use of welfare programs in the United States, researchers found that in 2012, 51% of ...
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Does Lifting the US Ban on Oil Exports Really Make a Difference?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its report on the impact of lifting the current ban on exporting U.S. crude. The report has a little something for both sides ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ARM, AT&T, Hasbro, Lending Club, PNC, Vodafone, Disney and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after the Dow dropped more than 400 points on Tuesday. It is another attempt to buy the dips, a trend that is now about ...
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July Home Prices Post Negative Growth in Massachusetts, Mississippi

Home prices in the United States rose for the 41st consecutive month in July. Compared with July of 2014, home prices rose 6.9%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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