Why We Need Leap Day and Other Surprising Facts About Feb. 29

Most people know that a leap year is every four years and that it has something to do with the Earth circling the sun. But many may not be aware ...
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20 Dogs That Stay Puppies the Longest

Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. ...
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Celebrate Mardi Gras at These New Orleans-Style Restaurants Around America

America’s most famous carnival, Mardi Gras, will be celebrated on Feb. 25 this year. The occasion, whose name is French for “fat Tuesday,” began as a last-gasp bacchanal before the ...
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The 30 Most Popular Small Dog Breeds in America

The dog is clearly man’s best friend, at least according to 85 million American families who have a furry, four-legged friend. It’s by far the most popular kind of pet ...
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The Oldest Restaurants in America

The restaurant business is a tough one, and it's no surprise that restaurants come and go with some regularity. Statistics on restaurant failure rates vary widely. One estimate suggests ...
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FDIC Bank Earnings Report for 2019 Signals Additional Caution for 2020

Earnings season for the fourth quarter of 2019 has all but ended, and investors and economists are now trying to look through the current financial woes and slowing growth due ...
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Electric Vehicle Maker Nio Gets $1.4 Billion Bailout

Shanghai-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Ltd. (NYSE: NIO) announced Tuesday morning that it had entered a framework agreement with the municipal government of Hefei, a city of more than ...
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Are Analysts Too Optimistic on Palo Alto Networks?

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. Even though investors treated this as a fairly dismal report, analysts were ...
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What to Expect When Salesforce Reports After the Close

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.55 in EPS and $4.75 ...
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Jabil Reports Coronavirus Impact on Factories (Amazon, Apple, Cisco, HP, Ericsson, Nokia)

The news of the coronavirus may have been stabilizing in some parts of China, but the impact is being felt as other nations are announcing more cases. The impact has ...
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US Home Prices Jumped 3.8% Last Year: Case-Shiller

U.S. home prices have risen at a quickening pace, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index (not seasonally adjusted) for December released on Tuesday. The year-over-year increase ...
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Will Home Depot Earnings Help Stabilize the Dow?

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported fourth-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement superstore posted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.28 on revenues of $25.8 billion. Consensus estimates ...
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Is This a Turning Point for Macy’s?

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The retailer posted $2.12 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.34 billion in revenue, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aurora Cannabis, Biogen, Micron, Nio, Nvidia, Palo Alto, Tandem Diabetes, Tesla and More

On Monday, stocks experienced their worst trading day in two years as the coronavirus is spreading outside of China. The indexes were indicated to open higher Tuesday by about 13 ...
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Driest Places on Earth

From the frigid terrains of Antarctica to the scorching deserts of Africa to the often drought-stricken regions of North and South America, areas that get little to no rainfall tend ...
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