America’s Fastest-Growing First Names

Nearly 3.8 million babies were born in the United States in 2018. Many of these babies were given names that are currently and have been historically popular, like Emma, William, ...
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Which City Has the Heaviest Drinkers in Your State

Alcohol is a superlative social lubricant -- an icebreaker on the rocks -- as well as an inspiration for art and literature, an attitude-adjuster, and often just a pure ...
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You’re Most Likely to Get Caught on Camera in This American City

Welcome to Atlanta, Georgia. If you’re strolling along Peachtree Street, enjoying the zoo or the botanical garden, catching a Braves game at SunTrust Park, visiting CNN Center or the World ...
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Worst Floods in American History

The National Weather Service said there is “a  high risk for excessive rainfall and flash flooding is in effect for parts of these areas (of Texas) on Thursday, with ...
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Protect Your Dogs and Cats from These Fall Poisons

Most dog and cat owners know they shouldn’t feed their pets things like chocolate, nuts, and salty snack foods, and may be aware that plants like tulips and azaleas can ...
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Bloom Energy Gets Some Backing Against Short-Seller Attack

A scathing report issued Tuesday by short-seller Hindenburg Research shaved nearly a quarter off the shares of fuel-cell maker Bloom Energy Corp. (NYSE: BE). Bloom's stock is bouncing back on ...
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Ping Identity: Another Red-Hot IPO

Ping Identity Holding Corp. (NYSE: PING) was another IPO that had an incredible Thursday. Shares entered the market at $18.75, well above the $15 pricing. The company originally announced that ...
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Datadog Enters the Market With a Bang

Datadog Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG) entered the markets with a bang on Thursday. Shares went out at $40.35, after pricing at $27 per share, above the expected price range. The company ...
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What Could AT&T Do With DirecTV?

At the end of June, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported that the company had 21.58 million combined subscribers for its DirecTV satellite and U-verse broadband services. When AT&T paid $67.1 ...
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More Millennials Are Shopping for Credit Cards

Millennials make up a huge portion of consumers in the U.S. economy and, with all this spending, millennials are flocking to credit cards. In fact, according to a report from ...
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What’s in the Mix for Beyond Meat?

Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) shares have backed off from their incredible run over the summer. This comes as more businesses are coming around to the idea of faux meat ...
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August Sales of Existing Homes Continue Strong on Lower Mortgage Loan Rates

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in August rose 1.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million ...
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US Steel Gets Burned by Updated Guidance

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) shares dropped sharply on Thursday after the firm cut the guidance for its third quarter. Looking at the chart, it’s not surprising that this ...
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How the Wealthy Protect Their Assets in Recessions

It seems that most economists are somewhat pessimistic, with 38% of those surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics in August 2019 expecting a recession in 2020, and ...
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The Question the Fed Did Not Answer When It Hiked Rates

Wednesday's announcement by the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (FOMC) of a quarter-point cut in its policy rate was expected. What may not have been expected is the split among ...
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