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Boeing Builds a Drone Killer

Engineers at Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have successfully brought down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly called a drone, with a portable laser cannon. What made the laser device ...
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Oil Rig Count Adds 1; Natural Gas Drillers Drop 8 Last Week

In the week ended August 28, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 675, compared with 674 in the prior week and 1,575 a year ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Akamai, Citigroup, Pollo Loco, Netflix, Salesforce and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday, as many investors and traders decided to lock in bottom-fishing profits ahead of the unofficial last weekend of summer. This week proved one thing: even ...
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Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Anticipated — NASA

Warming ocean water will cause the levels at which they will rise to be faster than earlier believed. This is among the conclusions of new data examined and published by ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Lower After Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 69 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 21. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Pending Home Sales Tick Higher on Strong Sales in the Northeast

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Monday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for July. The pending home sales index inched up 0.5% to 110.9 from ...
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Tesla P85D Better Than Perfect: Consumer Reports

When Consumer Reports road tested the Model S P85D from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), the car earned a score of 103 out of a possible 100. That led the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Monsanto, Schlumberger, SolarCity, Western Digital, Yelp, Abercrombie and Many More

Stocks bounced big on Wednesday, but unlike Tuesday, the rally held and gained strength throughout the day. Stocks were green on Thursday morning too. This trend of buying the pullbacks, ...
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High Real Estate Broker Commissions May Help Sellers

A new study shows that real estate brokers who charge lower commissions are treated badly by other brokers in their industry. Brokers who get paid higher commissions sell homes at ...
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Auto-Sharing: Bad News for Carmakers?

There are more than 250 million vehicles on U.S. highways today, but that number could drop and drop fast if researchers in Taiwan are correct about the growth of car ...
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25 New Data Breaches Recorded Last Week

The latest report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reveals that there has been a total of 519 data breaches recorded through August 25, 2015, and nearly 140 million ...
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Are Credit Cards a Good Thing for Students?

While students have long been advised “neither a borrower nor a lender be,” there may be good reasons for them to consider getting a credit card these days. The credit ...
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Crude Oil Price Dips After Inventory Shows Big Decline

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 5.5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Farmers About to Get Poorer

In its recent forecast of farm sector income and finances, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Services projects farm sector profitability will decline for the second straight year in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Google, IBM, Marathon, Nike, WisdomTree and Many More

Stocks bounced big on Tuesday only to see shares slide into a very negative close. Now we have stocks gapping up again on Wednesday after China's intervention with liquidity. There ...
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