States With the Most Dangerous Roads

Around 40,000 Americans died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States last year. That preliminary estimate comes from the National Safety Council, a public safety and health nonprofit. ...
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Attractions That are Being Destroyed by Climate Change

Hottest years on record, storm surges never seen before, Antarctica breaking apart iceberg by iceberg, hurricanes that practically wipe out coastal cities -- these and other climate events are shocking ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 26, 2019: The S&P 500 closed up 0.7% at 2,818.45. The DJIA closed up 0.6% at 25,658.07. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.7% at 7,691.52. Tuesday was a positive ...
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Why Is Purdue Settling Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit for $275 Million?

In 2017, more than 28,000 Americans died from overdoses of semisynthetic opioid drugs like oxycodone, nearly twice as many as died from heroin (a natural opioid) overdoses. Between 1999 and ...
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Oldest Historic Town in Every State

In a country as young as the United States, being the oldest of anything can be a source of  pride. Towns that claim their origins before the American Revolution, ...
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Why Conn’s Q4 Earnings Beat Was Not Enough

When Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the retailer said that it had $0.96 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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New Car Sales Seen Down 2% in March: JD Power

Now that neither General Motors nor Ford reports monthly sales figures, auto industry watchers have to wait for the quarterly sales reports to find out what's actually happening with the ...
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McDonald’s May Become the King of Artificial Intelligence in Fast-Food Industry

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is not exactly the type of company you expect to hear about in merger and acquisition news. The king of fast food is acquiring a seven-year-old ...
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Outlook Sinks Carnival Despite Q1 Earnings Beat

When Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the cruise ship operator said that it had $0.49 in earnings per share ...
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Consumer Confidence Takes a Big Hit in March

The Conference Board has released its Consumer Confidence Index, which shows a decline in March after increasing in February. While the index is still quite positive at 124.1, this is ...
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Home Prices Cool Most in 4 Years, Las Vegas Soars

U.S. home prices are still rising, but at the slowest pace since April of 2015, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index for January released Tuesday. The ...
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Institutional Interest Keeping Energy Stocks and ETFs Higher as Oil Challenges $60

Just when it looked as if crude oil prices were going to pull back, suddenly a one-day surge higher of 2.4% ($1.40) has taken oil back above $60 per barrel. ...
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Less Coal Does Not Lead to Lower Carbon Emissions

For the first time in eight years, U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose in 2018. The 3.4% year-over-year increase capped a three-year stretch during which emissions fell by 2.7% in 2015, ...
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Will Bed Bath & Beyond Wash Its Board?

The Wall Street Journal has reported that activist investors are preparing to launch a proxy fight against the Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) board of directors. Shares jumped ...
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Is Automation Really Coming for Your Job?

There are plenty of studies that predict anywhere from a third to nearly half of all jobs done by people will one day be automated. That doesn't mean that some ...
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