Business

Americans Spend Nearly 3 Hours a Day Doing This One Thing

Despite the rise of the PC and smartphone as a way for people to entertain themselves or talk with others, one leisure activity dominates the day for Americans. We watch ...
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One of America’s Great Papers Fires a Third of Its Staff

The Reading Eagle was started just after the Civil War, in 1868, Since then, it has served one of Pennsylvania's largest cities. It has several distinctions as an American daily, ...
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Green Plains Drives Ethanol Into Dividend Hall of Shame

It's one thing when a company sells more debt to fund operations. It's another thing entirely when a company sells more debt and also announces that it is suspending its ...
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The Buyout Saga of Chico’s FAS Moves From Ugly to Uglier

Once upon a time, it seemed magical and flattering to get a buyout offer. Company executives looked successful, investors made money, and a company could have the benefit of not ...
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Canadian Government Greenlights Pipeline Expansion

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and his Liberal government have approved the proposed expansion of the controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline that carries crude oil from the oil sands of western ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Significant Upside at Facebook in Crypto Endeavor

Although Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) had a rough run in 2018 amid security breaches, congressional hearings, and privacy issues, the company has done significantly better this year. In fact recent ...
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Best New Car Brands of 2019

One of the most carefully followed new car brand rating reports -- the J.D. Power 2019 Initial Quality Survey -- was released today. The survey influences new car buyers as ...
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What to Expect When Kroger Reports Thursday Morning

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.72 in earnings per ...
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Man Sues Conglomerate for Messing With Oreos

A class action lawsuit filed late last month against Mondelēz International -- the massive food company whose brands include Nabisco, Ritz, Cadbury, and Tate’s -- accuses them of falsely labeling ...
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Hawaiian Firm Wants to Grow Seaweed in the Ocean

A company known for its once-controversial unanchored offshore fish pens has plans to get into the specialty seaweed business in a big way. Kampachi Farms LLC, whose main business is ...
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Study Shows How Pomegranates May Help Keep Us Younger

Swiss researchers have established that tannins found in pomegranates are converted in the digestive system into a compound that appears to slow down mitochondrial aging -- a natural process that ...
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Boeing, Airbus Continue Slugging It Out at Paris Air Show

No one expected The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to pull out a single order for 200 single-aisle 737 MAX jets during this week's Paris Air Show, but that's just what ...
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Why This FDA Approval for Pneumonia Treatment Is So Huge

This story has been updated for share price impact. Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNT) shares nearly doubled early on Wednesday after the firm announced that the U.S. Food and Drug ...
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Amazon Says These Are the Best Books of the Year

Just in time for summer reading, the Amazon Books editorial team has announced their picks for the 20 best books of the first almost-six months of the year. Their number-one ...
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One Firm Sees Up to 45% Upside in Top Companies in Life Sciences Tools

Investing in the life sciences tool sector can be tricky, but according to the financial services firm Janney, the investing gain will be a result of finding the right secular ...
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