The Strangest Fair Foods Ever

The first fair in the United States, in the sense that we understand the term today, was probably held in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1807; it’s still going strong, as ...
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Most Photographed Structures in the World

With the advent of smartphones, people now carry cameras with them wherever they go. Every two minutes, the world’s population takes more photos than they did in the entire 19th ...
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America’s Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Is…

According to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), in a report on ice cream sales and trends in the U.S., America’s favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla, followed (in this ...
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Sports Franchises with the Most Consecutive Winning Seasons

Any pro sports franchise can luck into a winning season. American leagues are designed for parity -- losing teams get the first picks in the draft each year, so even ...
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Fast Food Items with the Fewest Calories

Fast food is as American as, well, apple pie. More than a third of Americans consume fast food on any given day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Meet Gilead’s Newest Collaboration

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Galapagos NV (NASDAQ: GLPG) each saw its shares shoot up on Monday after the companies announced a new collaboration. Under the terms of the ...
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Determining a Buyout Price for Barnes & Noble Education: Fair With a Chance of More Rain

Some companies just want to remain public rather than go private. It's truly not possible to create a one-size fits all model for evaluating what is a fair offer for ...
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What to Watch When Johnson & Johnson Reports Tomorrow

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is scheduled to report its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $2.43 in earnings per ...
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Why UBS Is Growing More Cautious About General Electric

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has seen its share of volatility in recent years. After peaking before the Great Recession, even during the great recovery this conglomerate never came close ...
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Average US Rent Rose 2.6% in First Half of 2019

The national average cost of renting an apartment rose to $1,465 a month over the first six months of 2019, a jump of 2.6% ($37) since January and up more ...
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Wall Street Lines Up Behind Slack for Upside Ahead

Slack Technologies Inc. (NYSE: WORK) conducted its initial public offering as a direct offering rather than as a syndicate-led traditional IPO. While its post-IPO trading activity has been less volatile ...
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What to Expect When Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Report Tuesday

Practically all the major banks are expected to post their latest earnings this week. We already have seen Citigroup offer a decent bottom-line beat. A few of quarterly reports from ...
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Why Capricor May Be the Next Big Name in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Capricor Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPR) shares more than doubled on Monday after the firm announced interim analysis for its Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) midstage trial. Overall, there were significant results ...
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These Are the 29 Members of Congress Born Outside the United States

President Donald Trump stepped into the simmering battle between newly elected progressive Democrats and establishment Democrats on Sunday, in a series of tweets bordering on xenophobia, suggesting that freshman progressive ...
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Is It a Good Idea for Circor to Reject Crane’s Bid?

Circor International Inc. (NYSE: CIR) shares were crushed on Monday on news that the firm’s board of directors had unanimously rejected a buyout bid. Specifically, this was a revised acquisition ...
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