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Rising Crude Oil Inventory Stifles Prices After Volatile Week

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 2.5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Car Fatalities Rise 43% in Florida, 31% in California

The National Safety Council reports that first-half 2016 traffic fatalities rose 9% from the same period last year and were 18% higher than in the same period in 2014. Some states ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Clovis Oncology, Garmin, Lowe’s, NetApp, On Deck, Pioneer Natural, RSP Permian and More

Stocks are very close to all-time highs and futures were indicated marginally higher on Wednesday morning. Investors have proven time after time that they will buy their favorite stocks in ...
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Verizon First, T-Mobile Last in New Wireless Study

A new study from Rootmetrics has ranked the top four U.S. wireless carriers for the first half of 2016 on a variety of metrics that the company says indicates which ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BHP Billiton, Deere, Logitech, Medtronic, Square, Sealed Air, Orbital ATK and More

Stocks closed marginally lower on Monday, but the markets were looking for direction on Tuesday. Investors seem to have few worries as the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all ...
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Lincoln Ranks First in New Car Survey, Acura Last

In the widely respected ACSI annual Auto Industry Customer Satisfaction Survey, Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) small Lincoln division ranked first and Acura last. According to the firm: The report ...
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Pittsburgh Most, San Francisco Least Affordable Cities for Homeownership

The median house price in Pittsburgh is $140,500, and a potential buyer for a median-priced home in the city would need to earn $32,390 annually. In San Francisco, the median ...
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Why Women Still Do the Wash

In the modern household, married couples are supposed to share chores, not along traditional lines, but in the spirit of equality. And the partner who makes the most money gets ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Garmin, Micron, US Steel, Urban Outfitters, Williams Companies, Hormel and More

Stocks are still quite close to all-time highs, but the markets were indicated to open marginally lower on Monday, August 22. The bull market is now seven and a half ...
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10 Cities Where People Spend the Most for Schools

One consideration many buyers place at the top of their lists when shopping for a new home is the quality of the local public school system. Homes in these districts ...
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The 10 Most Searched Cars in America

KBB.com supplies a list of the most searched cars year to date at its site. Some of them are not among the best-selling cars, an odd disconnect. Kelley Blue Book ...
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Bottom 50% of Americans Have 1% of Wealth

Whether it is the top 1% or the top 0.1%, the rich hold a huge portion of all the wealth in America and around the world. The pattern has not ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Allergan, ArcelorMittal, Symantec, Teck Resources, US Steel, Emerson, Hormel and More

Stocks may be at all-time highs, but a lack of catalysts has shares soft on Friday. Low interest rates and a lack of other asset classes offering a return keep ...
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Hedge Funds Dumped Apple, Netflix Stocks in Q2

Are hedge funds really warming up to equities again or are they just playing the only game in town? After cutting their exposure to equities by nearly 7% in the ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Up on Smaller Inventory Addition

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 22 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 12. Analysts surveyed by Reuters ...
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