Morgan Stanley Ends Strong Year With Rough Quarter

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The investment bank said that it had $0.80 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.55 ...
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Global Warming Could Kill Much of the World’s Coffee

For the 2015–2016 coffee marketing year (October through September), global coffee farmers harvested nearly 72 million 132-pound bags of Arabica coffee worth an estimated $13.8 billion. And while Arabica coffee ...
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States Where It’s Easiest to Donate Blood

The United States faces a chronic blood shortage. While about 38% of the population is eligible to donate blood, only less than 10% do. The latest urgent call for blood ...
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5 Huge Industries That Will Be Hurt by Government Shutdown

The government's partial shutdown will hurt some parts of the economy much more than others. The 800,000 government employees out of work are not among the richest Americans but mostly middle ...
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6 Top SunTrust Internet and Digital Media Stock Picks for 2019

The new year is rolling with earnings reporting for the fourth quarter in full swing, and many of the top firms that we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. are ...
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Apple calls for FTC crackdown on data traffickers

From You Deserve Privacy Online. Here’s How You Could Actually Get It, published Thursday in Time Magazine: One of the biggest challenges in protecting privacy is that many of the ...
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Information: Facebook’s Messenger has overtaken Apple’s iMessage

Is Apple waiting to be crushed by the competition before it fixes iMessage’s broken sync?   From Apple, Facebook Messaging Rivalry Hints at Intensifying Services Battle ($): Publicly, Apple and ...
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Why Penguins Are So Much More Important Than You Think

Sometimes called “the best-dressed animals on the planet,” penguins do a lot more than make people smile. They are important players in the balance of the ecosystem. Almost all of ...
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Who Won the Oscar for Best Director Every Year Since the Oscars Began

Movie directors are the authors of the motion picture. From screenplay writing or supervision to cinematography, the vision, tone, and, of course, direction, of the film belongs to them. That’s ...
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Actors With the Longest Careers

One of the most popular movies in theaters right now is “Mary Poppins Returns” -- a follow-up to the classic musical “Mary Poppins” from 1964. Among the sequel’s cast of ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

Property taxes, the single largest revenue source for local governments, are ratified, collected, and spent almost entirely at the municipal level. As a result, the United States is a patchwork ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

January 16, 2019: The S&P 500 closed up 0.2% at 2,615.85. The DJIA closed up 0.6% at 24,202.55. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.2% at 7,034.69. Wednesday was a positive ...
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Merrill Lynch Calls for Big Upside in Life Insurance Sector Leaders

It has been a while since there has been much great to say about the banking and financial sector leaders. That said, the woes of the big banks might not ...
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Morgan Stanley Doesn’t Think PG&E Bankruptcy Will Topple Yieldcos

When PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) announced Monday that it plans to file for bankruptcy by the end of January, the company detailed at some length the liabilities it faces. What ...
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How Much Home You Can Buy for $200K in Every State

Buying a home is the biggest purchase millions of Americans make in their lifetimes. Within a given market, a higher price tag generally corresponds with a larger house. However, real ...
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