6 Most Important Things In Business Today

The FAA ordered engine inspections after a fatal Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) accident. According to Reuters: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some ...
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25 Highest Paying Jobs

For working Americans, a job can provide a number of meaningful benefits. Dignity, identity, and a sense of purpose, to name a few. For most, however, these intangible perks are ...
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States Where the Most Twins Are Born

The rate of twin births increased in recent decades, soaring by 76% from 1980 to 2011, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Despite the near record high rate, ...
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Why American Express Is Rallying

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) released first quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company reported $1.86 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.72 billion in revenue versus consensus ...
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Despite Oil Back Above $68 Per Barrel, 10 Major Oil and Gas Stocks Still Negative So Far in 2018

With WTI crude oil putting in another strong day, a gain of more than $2 per barrel has put the price of benchmark crude back above $68.50 per barrel. This ...
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Most Famous Identical Twins of All Time

Attempting to achieve stardom is a daunting task, especially when going for it alone. Imagine, though, having someone who looks exactly like you going after the same dream. Would ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 18, 2018: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat at 2,708.62. The DJIA closed down 0.2% at 24,748.14. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.2% at 7,295.24. Wednesday was a mixed ...
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MGIC, Juniper Networks Slide into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 18, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 15 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 8 ...
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IBM, Johnson & Johnson Weigh on the Dow Wednesday

April 18, 2018: Markets opened higher for a fifth straight session Wednesday but it's been a bumpy ride ever since. All three major indexes dipped into the red and the ...
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Starbucks Reputation Gets Decaffeinated

When a company that prides itself on its social consciousness does something stupid, the genie escapes and there's no getting it back in the magic lantern. That's what happened last ...
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Will Bed Bath & Beyond Be Put to Sleep?

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) has been in an absolute slump over the past year, with shares down 54%, not to mention this past week, down 17%. And ...
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Will Marcus Reshape the Future of Goldman Sachs and Its Image?

Since the Great Recession, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) has been regulated as a bank holding company. After all, the bank was a recipient of $10 billion of the ...
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Why Amex Could Be Poised for a Strong Q1

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $1.71 in earnings ...
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The Largest Employer in Every State

Walmart is by far the largest employer in the United States, employing over 1.5 million Americans. However, other companies are beginning to close in on Walmart’s lofty headcount. Of note ...
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What Made IBM’s Earnings Beat Look So Bad, and What’s Confusing Analysts and Investors Alike

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is a company that just can't get it right when it comes to earnings. Despite its ongoing effort to branch out with strategic imperatives, ...
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