2019 Job Losses at 4-Year High as Tech, Mining Fire More Workers 

The outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for November, showing that a total of 44,569 planned U.S. job cuts were announced in the month. ...
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Why 2020 Is Looking Better and Better for Nike

There are some times in the markets when none of the traditional cautions seem to matter. Some U.S. companies do the bulk of their manufacturing overseas and may face continued ...
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Will These Q3 Earnings Put Kroger Back on Track?

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the opening bell Thursday. The grocery chain said that it had $0.47 in earnings per share (EPS) and $28.0 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, At Home, Chewy, Etsy, Facebook, Nike, RH, Slack, Square, Verint, Visa, Wayfair and More

Stocks have been more volatile in recent trading days around trade and other data, but the major indexes were indicated to have a marginally higher open on Thursday, after hitting ...
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Should Dollar General Get More Credit for Q3 Earnings?

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The discount chain said that it had $1.42 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Weirdest News Stories of the Year

It used to be easier to dismiss strange news events as fringe occurrences -- be they conspiracy theories, hoaxes, fake news, or inexplicable behavior by public officials. But things have ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Value 10 Stocks May Be the Best Bets for 2020

For years, Wall Street analysts and equity strategists have anticipated the return of value stocks as the market has moved higher, and for years those stocks have continued to underperform ...
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Will Rising Labor Costs Cripple the US Car Companies?

The United Automobile Workers (UAW) has reasonably asked the three U.S. car companies for better worker compensation. All three have had several years of strong financial performance, particularly in America. ...
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Global Food Prices Spike Higher in November

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations tracks food prices worldwide. Those prices spiked in November, another challenge to the efforts to feed the world's hungry. The organization ...
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50 Biggest Food Recalls of the Year

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is charged with ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, some fish, and processed egg ...
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These Are the Most Expensive Zip Codes in 2019

Home prices rose slightly in the United States in 2019, with the median sales price of homes increasing 3.4%, or about $8,000, to $243,000. In the nation’s most affluent neighborhoods, ...
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Many Housing Markets Could See a Rough 2020, With an Election Wild Card to Boot

At the end of every year, analysts, economists, strategists and market pundits all start to come out with their predictions for the coming year. That's the case for stocks and ...
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50 Worst Movies of All Time

We've all been stuck at some point watching a bad movie. Generally we find ourselves bored, cringing, and sometimes chuckling at the film’s shortcomings. If the movie's real bad, we ...
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What to Expect When Kroger Reports Before the Opening Bell

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is set to report its most recent quarterly results before the opening bell on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.48 in earnings per ...
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Why 2020 Could Be Good for Selected Conglomerates and Industrial Leaders

After years of amassing large bulky operations, Wall Street's mantra for 2019 and going forward is back to having sleeker streamlined business entities for investors to choose from. Conglomerates with ...
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