What School Days Used to Look Like

As summer fades away, young Americans get ready, often reluctantly, to return to school. About 56.6 million students will attend public and private elementary, middle, and high schools in the ...
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What Every Presidential Candidate’s Last Name Means

You might think that the 21 Democratic candidates for president in 2020 (actually 20 -- Bernie Sanders is an Independent), plus a couple over on the other side, represent an ...
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Why Wedbush Sees Over 40% Upside at VMware After Acquisitions

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) is on an acquisition spree. Thursday night the firm announced that it would be acquiring both Carbon Black Inc. (NASDAQ: CBLK) and Pivotal Software Inc. (NYSE: ...
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10 Lessons of Sanity From Warren Buffett During Insane Markets

There have been many concerns in the stock market and bond market in the second half of 2019. It is important to keep in mind that the major U.S. stock ...
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Ping Identity Files for IPO

Ping Identity has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the filing, but ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in July 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in July decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) ...
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Swiss Women and Australian Men Live Longer on Average Than Anyone Else

Swiss women live longer in general than any other group of men or women -- some 79.03 years -- according to a new review of average lifespans in 15 major ...
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Can Dillard’s Afford a 50% Dividend Hike?

On Thursday, department store retailer Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) announced a 50% boost to the company's quarterly cash dividend. The new $0.15-per-share dividend will be paid in November to shareholders ...
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Did Fed Chair Powell Just Wink and Commit to More Rate Cuts?

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday at the Challenges for Monetary Policy annual symposium. The notion that the title includes "Challenges" should speak for ...
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Why Foot Locker Is Kicking Itself After Earnings

Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) shares tanked after the firm reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Friday. However, this was not the only contributing factor ...
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Peppa Pig Finds a New Home at Hasbro

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) shares dipped on Friday after the firm announced that it would be acquiring eOne in an all-cash transaction. Through this acquisition, Hasbro is looking to advance ...
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These Are the Best and Worst Credit Cards of 2019

What’s in your wallet? If it’s a Discover card, you’re probably happy. That’s according to the 2019 Credit Card Satisfaction Survey, its 13th annual iteration, just released by the global ...
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HP Executive Shakeup Overshadows Earnings Beat

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, along with a huge update to its executive leadership. With all this commotion, investors ...
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Autumn Gas Prices Will Drop Further: AAA

U.S. drivers are already enjoying a year-over-year per-gallon cost savings of $0.24 for regular gasoline. Moreover, Friday's national average retail pump price of $2.60 is expected to drop by another ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Apple, BJ’s, Exxon, Gap, HP, Salesforce, VMware and More

Friday's stock market indexes were set to open higher ahead of many Federal Reserve comments, but China retaliated in the trade war by announcing new tariffs on $75 billion worth ...
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