Price Of A Pack Of Cigarettes Through the Decades

At a time when cigarettes were still considered safe, they were cheap and widely popular -- costing just 25 cents a pack on average in the 1950s. In 1965, 42% ...
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With Markets Returning to All-Time Highs, Here Are the Dow Stocks Moving Them

It’s been a wild ride in 2019. The seasonal theme of “sell in May and go away” passed and seemingly has turned into “Hold your nose and buy in June.” ...
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Most Overpaid Athletes in Pro Sports

When a player like Kawhi Leonard leads a team all the way to the championship -- and wins, his $23 million a year salary certainly seems worth it to management, ...
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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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Slack Scheduled to Enter the Market Thursday in Direct Listing

Slack is set to begin trading on the NYSE on Thursday under the symbol WORK. While most companies list their shares via an initial public offering (IPO), Slack is taking ...
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Why Oracle Could Be Headed to a Record High After Earnings

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Wednesday. The firm said that it had $1.16 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.14 billion in ...
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Has Apple Been Negligent About Its iPhone Manufacturing Reliance on China?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is one of the world's top brands and also one of the world's most valuable companies. For all of its great achievements and the wealth the ...
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Canadian Marijuana Use Jumps Even More Than Expected After Legalization

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use can be a controversial topic that crosses political lines, demographics, and age groups, and traverses borders. With more states in the United States having ...
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FOMC’s Forecast for Rate Cuts in 2019 Is Slower Than Market Expectations

We now know what the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates is for the June 19, 2019 FOMC meeting. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and fellow voting members decided to leave ...
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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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SEC Seeks Comments on Mom-and-Pop Access to Hedge Funds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday issued a request for comment on a concept release document that the agency says is intended to "simplify, harmonize, and improve ...
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