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Dow posts largest weekly gain in 3 months

Jun 8, 2018<br>5:55 PM<p>Amazon.com Inc. said late Friday it plans to open a new fulfillment center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will create 1,500 jobs. Amazon said the center adds to another one announced for South Oklahoma City. Those jobs provide “opportunities for employees to engage with robotics …

Stock Markets

USD Partners upgraded to buy from neutral at B. Riley FBR

Jun 11, 2018<br>12:48 PM<p>Shares of Fitbit Inc. are up 12.6% in Monday trading after Citron Research made a bullish call on the stock and said it could be worth $15 by the end of the year if the company isn’t first acquired. The stock is currently trading near $7. The team at Citron is upbeat about the …

Market Capitalization

ICE Dollar Index steady at 94.253

May 28, 2018<br>2:46 AM<p>Concerns about rising global oil production was weighing on prices anew on Monday, as investors also took in news of another gain in rig counts in the U.S.<p>May 28, 2018<br>2:15 AM<p>Swiss Re AG SREN.EB and SoftBank Group Corp. (9984.TO) ended talks about a minority investment by SoftBank …

Donald Trump

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 19, 2018<br>7:11 PM<p>Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, running his unbeaten streak to five races and setting up a historic shot at horse racing’s Triple Crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks.<p>May 19, 2018<br>5:04 PM<p>The …

5 Cars That Won't Drive Into 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- When it's a car's time to go, there's little beyond poor salesmen or barricades that can keep them on the lot.<p>No car …

Best Places In The World To Retire: 2014 Edition

With the unbearable weather in much of the country, you might be thinking how pleasant it would be to retire where the only ice you’ll see is in a refreshing drink.<p>If so, the <i>International Living</i> Annual Global Retirement Index, released on Sunday, is right on time. Six of its Top 10 countries — …

High On A Mountain Of Cash? What To Do Now

Never before in the history of <i>homo sapiens</i> have so many wealthy people been sitting on such a mountain of cash. Are they wrong?<p>Let us return to those thrilling days of yesteryear when everyone was fully invested. After the crash came in September 2008 and the global financial system stood days away …

Best Buy Cities: Where to Invest In Housing In 2014

Buying a home can be a great investment, as investors gobbling up properties over the last few years–when prices and mortgage rates were at the bottom–well know. Now, with homes prices and rates ticking steadily back up, investors are backing away from the market, leaving more room for the rest of …

Plano Is the Best Run City in America

An alert FrontBurnervian points us to a story on 24/7 Wall Street that ranks the 100 biggest cities in America in terms of how they perform in …

The Decline Of Los Angeles

• Share to email<br>• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<br>• Share to google<p>Joel Kotkin , Contributor I cover demographic, social and economic trends around the world. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.<p>one-fifth of the population depends on public assistance or benefits to …

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Mar 31, 2018<br>4:30 PM<p>With its totemic nun, team play and decades-long tournament absence, the Chicago school is attracting a lot of attention in San Antonio. But it’s still the longest shot to take home the title.<p>Mar 31, 2018<br>3:32 PM<p>When Loyola Chicago arrived in San Antonio, the team was greeted with …

Vital Signs: Americans Holding on to Their Cars Longer

By<p>Kathleen Madigan<p>Kathleen Madigan<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@MadiganWSJ<p>Kathleen.Madigan@wsj.com<p>U.S. auto makers on Friday report sales for December, numbers which should cap off the best year for vehicle sales since 2007.<p>Demand for cars has been a main driver behind consumer spending and …

Study: Obesity Rates Have Surged In Developing World

The number of obese or overweight people in the developing world nearly quadrupled from 250 million to 904 million between 1980 and 2008, according …

Plus-values mobilières : ce qui change en 2014

Un nouveau dispositif d'imposition des plus-values mobilières est entré en vigueur depuis le 1er janvier.<p>La loi de finances votée fin décembre et …

Republicans and Gay Rights: 5 Ways The GOP Could Do Better

On Thursday, we learned that the House GOP has started holding informal classes to teach its members how to stop sounding sexist. Speaker John …

LGBTQI

Australia saw hottest year on record in 2013

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1041000/1041040_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524722953_cd6b555ffb97df14785aabe7bddfae05<p><b>Australia experienced its hottest year on record in 2013, officials have said.</b><p>Temperatures were 1.2C above the long term average, the warmest since …

USA TODAY

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Jun 9, 2018<br>7:03 PM<p>Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Justify ran into the history books Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes in wire-to-wire fashion and completing horse racing’s Triple Crown, becoming just the 13th horse to accomplish that feat and only the second undefeated horse to do so.<p>…

Markets

Estee Lauder shares down 7.7% in Wednesday trading, on path to worst day since August 2011

May 2, 2018<br>3:21 PM<p>Roughly 14,000 tons of sunscreen flows into coral reefs every year.<p>May 2, 2018<br>3:15 PM<p>The board of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday urged shareholders to vote for its three independent directors at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on May 16. The board has filed a presentation with …