The Healthiest City in Every State

Any person can fall ill at any given time, and often without explanation. However, there are a multitude of behaviors and lifestyle choices that can increase the risk of ...
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The Least Healthy City in Every State

Life expectancy is one of the most telling and often cited measures of the health of a given population -- and in the United States, life expectancy is falling ...
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Sports Teams Adding the Most Fans

For sports fans, few things are as exciting as putting on your favorite jersey and going to a game in person to root for your favorite team. But going to ...
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What to Expect When Darden Reports Thursday

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) is scheduled to release fiscal first-quarter financial results before markets open Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.36 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Fed Snips Another Quarter Point From Funds Rate

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday announced that the Federal Reserve will lower its policy interest rate from a prior range of 2% to 2.25% to ...
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Why China Could Bring the Upside Surprise for Apple and the iPhone 11

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is on the verge of releasing its newest generation of iPhone, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. While the United States is a huge market ...
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Evaluating the Trickle-Down Effect of Federal Funding Squeezes for States and Local Governments

With the deficit in the United States now over $22 trillion, there may come a day when deficits and credit actually matter again. Until then, Europe and Japan are operating ...
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Female Stars Earn $1 Million Less Per Movie Than Males

Hollywood may be known for being socially progressive, but when it comes to equal pay for women, it’s still in the Dark Ages. In general in the U.S. today, according ...
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Wall Street Tries to Look Past FedEx’s Worst Day Since Financial Crisis

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Tuesday. While the actual earnings from the quarter were not that bad, guidance is what ...
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US Oil Stockpile Posts First Build in 5 Weeks

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 1.1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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Is That New Car Smell Worth $14,000?

The average transaction price for a new vehicle last month was $37,401, down slightly from the July average, but up 2% year over year. Perhaps that's one reason that franchise ...
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Is a Recession on the Horizon? CFOs Grow More Pessimistic

While U.S. markets are holding near all-time highs, the concerns about recession seem to be mounting. The Duke University quarterly survey of CFO Global Business Outlook gave some credence to ...
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CDW Set to Break Into the S&P 500

CDW Corp. (NASDAQ: CDW) shares jumped on Wednesday after the firm announced that it would be joining the S&P 500. The stock will take the place of Total System Services ...
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Amazon Wants a Larger Share of Cash-Paying Retail Consumers

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has barnstormed America and gone internationally, and it has become almost every retailer's nightmare. Amazon is frequently referred to as the Death Star when compared to ...
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Is This Epilepsy Cannabinoid Treatment Really in Trouble?

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ZYNE) shares dropped on Wednesday after the firm announced results from its midstage epilepsy trial. Specifically, the top-line results are from the Phase 2 Believe 1 ...
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