Almost 100 Million Americans Will Travel for Vacation This Year

Modestly priced gasoline and a relatively strong economy will drive almost 100 million people to leave home by car this year for vacation. This means about 40% of adults will ...
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The Healthiest County in Every State

Large gaps in health persist not just across the country, but within every state. County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, in its 2019 annual report released March 19, demonstrates how health ...
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30 Companies Getting the Most From the Government

According to the Congressional Budget Office, the U.S. government spent $4.0 trillion in 2017. While the budget's largest portions go toward benefit programs like Social Security and Medicaid, hundreds of ...
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Cities With the Absolute Worst Traffic in the World

While Americans may think traffic in the U.S. is bad, only two U.S. cities are among the 25 worst in the world for traffic. The average American loses 97 hours ...
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Will Walmart Suffer as Chief Technology Officer Exits?

  Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) appears to be losing a key executive, but it's not at the level which have garnered as much interest in years past. News came ...
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These Are the Most Contaminated Foods on the Market

You may want to reconsider eating those fiber-rich strawberries. And maybe think twice before adding two of the always so popular vegetables to make a smoothie “green.” Yes, we are ...
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Best and Worst States to Be a Doctor

The level of education required to become a doctor in the United States necessitates an investment of both time and money. After 8 years of undergraduate and postgraduate studies, 75% ...
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The Least Common Town Names in the US

Have you ever wondered if you lived in a town whose name no one could ever get wrong because no other city has the same name? The chances of that ...
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Why Pfizer Is Getting Deeper Into Gene Therapy

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is getting deeper into gene therapy. The U.S. drug giant has acquired a 15% stake in Vivet Therapeutics. On top of the investment in the French ...
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America’s Richest Universities

The rising cost of a college education is one of the biggest challenges many young Americans face today. The College Board reported that between 1988 and 2018, the average cost ...
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Q2 Report: Is Micron Slowing Down?

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) released its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The firm said that it had $1.71 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 20, 2019: The S&P 500 closed down 0.3% at 2,824.21. The DJIA closed down 0.6% at 25,746.15. Separately, the Nasdaq closed flat at 7,728.97. Wednesday was a down day ...
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NextEra Is First Utility on the Way to Joining the $100 Billion Club

The world of mega-cap stocks has grown in ranks during the 10-year bull market. Having a mega-cap traditionally was having a market capitalization of $100 billion or more, but some ...
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Jerome Powell and FOMC Tell the Markets They Are Out of the Rate-Hiking Business

  If you read our recent preview for the FOMC meeting, you wouldn't be too shocked that the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) didn't raise interest rates ...
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Why Energy ETFs and Energy Leaders Are Finally Shining Again in 2019

It is important to understand that the stock market really is a market full of stocks. Index weightings change over time, and many sectors and their underlying stocks outperform or ...
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