This Tourist Hotspot May Be the Cheapest Place in Western Europe to Retire

Europe’s most popular destinations are France, Spain, Italy, and the U.K., but travelers to these vanguard tourist havens realize pretty quickly upon arrival that it isn’t cheap to visit these ...
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Why a 39% Sales Decline at Micron Still Looks Attractive to Analysts

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) managed to pleasantly surprise the market with its earnings report. The dynamic random access memory (DRAM) giant beat estimates after posting $1.05 in earnings per ...
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Chevy to Give Customers What They Want — a $100,000 Pickup

Without actually confirming the price, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) truck marketing chief Sandor Piszar made the company's position on a $100,000 Chevy Silverado pickup crystal clear: "People want to ...
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Why General Mills Is Taking a Hit on Q4 Earnings

General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.83 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Short Sellers Get Even Higher on Cannabis Stocks

Cannabis stocks had a huge showing on Wall Street last fall. In fact, most of the news flow surrounding these stocks had investors pouring money into them. Some of the ...
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Big Biotechs Scare Off Short Sellers

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, June 14. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big ...
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Americans Just Aren’t Listening to Doctors and Nutritionists, Study Finds

For decades, everyone from medical researchers to academic nutritionists to pop-culture dieticians has been telling us the same thing: For longer, healthier lives, eat less processed meat and consume more ...
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Will Anyone Know How Many People Actually Live in the US?

There are supposed to be 329.1 million people in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Population Clock, which measures the number of American residents minute by minute. However, ...
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Study: Life expectancy varies by neighborhood — and the gap is huge

A recently released report shows that in some American cities, the lifespan can be nearly 30 years longer in one neighborhood than in another. In fact, the span is over ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, ADM, Conoco, FedEx, Fox, Kinder Morgan, Lennar, Micron, Slack, Virtu and More

Stocks were indicated to open stronger on Wednesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said the deal with China was basically 90% of the way done before negotiations went south in ...
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America’s First Legal Home Restaurant to Open in California

Good cooks who give great dinner parties hear this all the time: “You should open a restaurant.” Cooks who are not just good but also smart realize that there’s a ...
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Short Sellers Focus on a Few Alternative Energy, Solar Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 14.  Of the companies we watch, short interest decreased on ...
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Short Sellers Seek Direction on Big Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Is Semiconductor Short Interest Signaling a Return to Market Highs?

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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Short Sellers Lining Up Behind Higher Oil Prices

Crude oil traded at around $59 a barrel early Wednesday. Over the past month, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for immediate delivery has recovered about $8 a ...
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