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What Will It Take for US Drivers to Adopt Autonomous Cars?

At last week's Consumer Electronics Show, most of the interest was centered on new automobile technologies that ultimately lead to self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles. But the goal remains some years ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Coca-Cola, NVIDIA, Procter & Gamble, Texas Instruments, Transocean and More

Stocks came within cents of hitting Dow 20,000 on Friday but failed to cinch the formal 20K print. Futures were indicated marginally lower on Monday after a lack of overseas ...
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Half of Car Buyers Pick Tech Ahead of Brand

Car technology, once considered a nuisance by many drivers, has apparently come of age. A new study shows that 48% of car buyers put the latest auto technology offerings ahead ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cognizant Tech, Etsy, GoPro, Illumina, Shake Shack, Travelers and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower after a more or less inline payrolls report from the Labor Department. The Dow was indicated down 21 points and the S&P 500 ...
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Crude Oil Price Dives on Huge Build in Gasoline, Distillate Stockpiles

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the New Year's Day holiday. U.S. commercial crude inventories ...
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Natural Gas Price Plunges on Low Storage Drawdown

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 49 billion cubic feet for the week ending December 30. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, Hilton, Macy’s, Mastercard, Mylan, Valero, Western Digital and Travelers

Stocks were strong as could as could be at the end of 2016 on the wave of a massive post-election rally. They have traded only marginally higher so far in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Altria, Anthem, United Continental, Blackstone, AMAG Pharma and More

Stocks hit all-time highs at the end of 2016, and they have been looking for direction after a gap-up did not really hold on the first day of 2017. With ...
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New Year Brings Higher Gas Prices

The price of gasoline on Tuesday morning was more than six cents higher compared with last week's national average pump price for a gallon of regular gasoline. Compared with the same ...
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New Construction Spending Jumps in November

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday morning that construction spending in November rose by 0.9% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.182 trillion from the upwardly revised ...
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November Home Prices Rise 7.1% Nationally; 14 States Set New Highs

Home prices in the United States rose for the 58th consecutive month in November. Compared with November of 2015, home prices rose 7.1%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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Music Streaming Tops 250 Billion Songs in 2016

Anyone who still believes that buying CDs or downloads are going to drive the music industry going forward has not been paying attention. Maybe new data from industry researchers at ...
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Athene, Barracuda, Energizer, Michael Kors, Tableau Software and Many More in Key Analyst Calls for Tuesday

Stocks were effectively at all-time highs at the end of 2016. Even with the final week of the year being choppy, the first trading day of 2017 was indicated higher after overseas ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Nokia, Disney, Xerox, Verizon, Vodafone, Sarepta and More

Stocks hit all-time highs at the end of 2016, but the last week of the year was choppy and on thin volume. The first trading day of 2017 is indicated ...
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60% of Americans Don’t Even Know That Plug-in Electric Vehicles Exist

A person could be forgiven for thinking that all the hoopla in the business press about Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has raised Americans' awareness of battery electric vehicles (EVs) ...
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