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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

When the first-quarter earnings reporting season kicked off back in April, it looked at first like the overall solid results might provide a boost for the faltering markets, but as ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

When the first-quarter earnings reporting season kicked off back in April, it looked at first like the overall solid results might provide a boost for the faltering markets, but as ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Alexa devices pick up private conversations, raising privacy concerns. According to The Wall Street Journal: Amazon.com Inc. said that one of its Echo home speakers mistakenly ...
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The Gig Economy, Uber and Jobs

For a while there a couple of years ago, it appeared as though we should all be considering giving up our day jobs and turning to the gig economy, where ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Higher on Inventory Rise

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 91 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 18. Analysts were expecting a ...
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States Where the Most People Work for the Government

Since the economic recovery began in 2010, the private sector has added 16 million jobs. At the same time, however, the number of public sector jobs has remained static. ...
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US Justice Department Investigating Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) reportedly has opened a criminal investigation into illegal manipulation of bitcoin prices. According to a report at Bloomberg News citing unnamed sources, investigators will ...
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Why L Brands Earnings Fell Flat

L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) released its fiscal first-quarter results after the markets closed on Wednesday. Despite decent quarterly results, it wasn’t enough to offset especially weak guidance. By the ...
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There’s a Method to Musk’s Goal Setting Madness

By Gene Munster of Loup Ventures According to Bloomberg, of the 54 projects they have tracked since Tesla's inception, Musk has been late on 21 (or 40%). These continual misses ...
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Why a Best Buy Earnings Beat Is Making Shareholders Unhappy

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported first-quarter fiscal 2019 results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box retailer of electronics gear posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.82 ...
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Foreign Car Tariffs Could Lift Detroit

The Trump administration may do what U.S. car makers could not do. That is to reverse their eroding market share. The U.S. Department of Commerce has started a probe of ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The president may add tariffs to foreign car imports. According to Reuters: The Trump administration has launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to ...
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Most and Least Environmentally Friendly States

In 2017, the United States emitted over 6,200 metric tons of greenhouse gases, more than Russia and the entirety of Europe combined. The country is second only to China in ...
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Cost of College the Year You Were Born

The annual cost of attending a four-year private institution in the United States reached $46,950 last year, more than double what it was less than two decades ago. For many ...
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Crude Oil Price Falls on Huge Inventory Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning, showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 5.8 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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