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March Existing Home Sales Up as Inventory Continues Building

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in March rose 4.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.71 million ...
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Natural Gas Price Flat After Storage Total Rises

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 54 billion cubic feet for the week ending April 14. Analysts surveyed by S&P ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Time Warner and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Thursday after being dragged down on Wednesday. With this bull market now more than eight years old, investors have shown for more than the past ...
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America’s Most and Least Polluted Cities

The American Lung Association has come out with its 2017 "State of the Air" report. The research findings are mixed. Much of the air across the nation has gotten safer ...
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Crude Oil Prices Little Changed Following Inventory Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by a million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude ...
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Google, Apple Race for Lead in Artificial Intelligence

Some of the biggest companies in the tech sector are making major bets on artificial intelligence (AI), also often called deep learning. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Ford, FCA Boost EU Market Share in March; GM Slides Ahead of Opel Sale

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Wednesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 11.2% in March compared with new registrations in March of 2016. New registrations ...
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US Drivers Remain Skeptical of Self-Driving Cars

Even though automakers, computer hardware companies, and just about any industry with a pulse is gasping over the opportunities available in the autonomous driving sector, U.S. drivers are much warier. ...
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Americans Spend 5 Hours a Day on Their Mobile Devices

U.S. consumers used their mobile apps 11% more in 2016 than in 2015, and the time spent using apps rose by 69%. That amounts to a whopping five hours a day ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Apple, Match, McDonald’s Netflix, Synacor, IAC, Check Point, Stratasys and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday, but this follows big gains on Monday. With this bull market more than eight years old, investors have shown for more than the past five ...
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March Housing Starts Dip 7%, Permits Up 17%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in March fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.215 ...
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US Drivers Distracted by Their Phones on 88% of Trips

According to a new study released Monday, U.S. drivers used their smartphones on 88% of the 570 million trips they took between December and February. That works out to 5.6 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Canadian Solar, Constellation Brands, Eli Lilly, Incyte, McDonald’s, Snap and More

Stocks were indicated up about 0.1% in Dow and S&P futures on Monday, with light market participation from some European markets after Easter. The bull market may be more than ...
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IEA Oil Market Report Sees Higher US Production in 2017

In its monthly Oil Market Report for April released Thursday morning, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that global crude supplies fell by 755,000 barrels per day in March, primarily ...
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Natural Gas Price Steady Following Expected Storage Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 10 billion cubic feet for the week ending April 7. Analysts surveyed by S&P ...
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