Should Frackers Be Worried About California Ban Being Copied in Other States?

When people who work within or invest in oil and gas within the energy sector hear about a ban on hydraulic fracturing and steam injection, they are probably thinking about ...
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These People Own the Most Land in America

Spanning over 3.5 million square miles, the United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass, trailing only China and Russia. While over a quarter of ...
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17 Ways Black Friday Has Changed Since the 1950s

Changes happen very quickly nowadays. It wasn’t so long ago that cell phones only had the ability to make a call and send a text; now you can even do ...
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Why Analysts Are Sidelined on Urban Outfitters After Earnings

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: URBN) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. Investors weren’t too happy with these results and sent shares much lower. Analysts ...
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Consumer Sentiment Strengthens as Americans Acknowledge Wage, Job Gains

Consumer sentiment extended its streak of weekly gains to four last week, according to the latest report from Morning Consult. Based on the firm's daily survey of some 7,500 U.S. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amarin, Baker Hughes, Canopy Growth, Home Depot, Intelsat, J&J, Replimune, Schlumberger, Transocean and More

Markets have hit new highs recently, but the main indexes were all marginally lower on Wednesday morning. With the Dow Jones industrials up over 28,000 and the S&P 500 over ...
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Why Target Earnings Are Phenomenal

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) released its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The big-box retailer said that it had $1.36 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Will Lowe’s Live Up to the Promise of Its Raised Outlook?

Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The home improvement retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 and $17.39 billion in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dipped Last Week, Refinancings Dropped

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.2% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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5 Auto and Transportation Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses

Golden crosses and death crosses are common signals in technical analysis and refer to the relationship between short-term and long-term moving averages. The golden cross typically is seen as a ...
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This State’s Unemployment Rate Is 70% Higher Than America’s

Once a month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issues the unemployment rate by state. The jobless figures for many are much different from the national average, which was 3.6% in ...
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Only 35 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Sharp discounting of retailer merchandise already has begun, more than a week from Black Friday. Walmart is offering discounts on Apple's iPhone and smartwatch. Several retailers have cut TV prices ...
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How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State

Close to 13 million children residing in the United States live in families with incomes below the federal poverty line, a threshold shown to underestimate the financial needs of ...
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These People Own the Most Land in America

Spanning over 3.5 million square miles, the United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass, trailing only China and Russia. While over a quarter of ...
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The Most Popular Characters in ‘Sesame Street’s’ History

"Sesame Street" made its debut in 1969, and children’s programming has never been the same. The show revolutionized TV by answering the question whether the medium can educate children. In ...
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