Kinder Morgan Sheds Pipeline and Canadian Subsidiary for $3.3 Billion

Energy infrastructure giant Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) announced Wednesday morning that it has agreed to sell the U.S. portion of its Cochin pipeline system to Canada's Pembina Pipeline Corp. ...
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Cherokee Nation Set to Exercise Right to Representation in Congress

In December 1835, a minority party of Cherokees signed the Treaty of New Echota with the U.S. government. In exchange for $5 million and new lands in what was then ...
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July Sales of Existing Homes Beat Estimates Even as Prices Rise

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in July rose 2.5% to 5.42 million from a total of 5.27 million ...
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Why a Psychologist Might Help If You’re in Chronic Pain

An article just published in the Harvard Medical School health blog suggests reasons why your doctor might recommend seeing a psychologist if you’re in chronic pain. “Pain, depression, and anxiety ...
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Only 7,000 People Are Unemployed in This State

Unemployment continues to hover near a five-decade low. In July, the national figure held at 3.7%. However, the rate varies considerably from state to state. One small state had the ...
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What to Expect When Nordstrom Reports After the Close

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the close. The Wall Street consensus forecast is calling for $0.75 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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The World’s Healthiest Packaged Food? It’s British, Says a New Study

Forget fish and chips, sticky toffee pudding, and that fat-heavy full English breakfast combination known colloquially as the “heart attack special.” No one is going to claim that foods like ...
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Why This Anthrax Vaccine Study Is Getting a New Cash Injection

Altimmune Inc. (NASDAQ: ALT) shares jumped on Wednesday after the company announced that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is modifying its existing anthrax vaccine development contract with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, BP, Ciena, Chevron, Cree, Exxon, Home Depot, Medtronic, Nvidia, Urban Outfitters and More

Monday's gain and the initial higher open on Tuesday faded into a sell-off as investors dipped back into less risky assets, but Wednesday's major equity indexes were indicated to open ...
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Did Lowe’s Just Win the Home Improvement War in Q2?

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) released its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The home improvement retailer said that it had $2.15 in earnings per share ...
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Will Target’s Moment in the Sun Last?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.82 and $18.42 billion in revenues. In ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Mixed, New Borrower Applications Flat

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decline of 0.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Goldman Sachs Stays Positive on Top Dividend REITs as Sector Boom Continues

We have written in-depth here at 24/7 Wall St. how the plunge in interest rates over the past year has pushed investors into the bond proxy stocks like real estate ...
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20 Worst Paying Jobs for Women

The long-held notion that men, as breadwinners, should be paid more than women holding the same job has stopped being valid decades ago. The family unit has evolved with women ...
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5 Countries Manufacturing More Cars Than America

Few experiences are more quintessentially American than jumping into a car, cranking the radio, and driving down an open road. There was a time when that image also meant ...
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