Less Coal Does Not Lead to Lower Carbon Emissions

For the first time in eight years, U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose in 2018. The 3.4% year-over-year increase capped a three-year stretch during which emissions fell by 2.7% in 2015, ...
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Will Bed Bath & Beyond Wash Its Board?

The Wall Street Journal has reported that activist investors are preparing to launch a proxy fight against the Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) board of directors. Shares jumped ...
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Is Automation Really Coming for Your Job?

There are plenty of studies that predict anywhere from a third to nearly half of all jobs done by people will one day be automated. That doesn't mean that some ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Autodesk, BB&T, Bed Bath & Beyond, Camping World, Nvidia, Vertex, Voya and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Tuesday as bond yields appear to be stabilizing after the yield curve inverted late last week. Investors need to consider how they want ...
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5 Sin Stocks to Buy That Should Hold Up in a Bear Market

One category of Wall Street that some portfolio managers really don’t want to discuss in their portfolios is the so-called sin stocks. These are companies that sell tobacco and alcohol ...
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Why Gold Is Absolutely a Must-Own Now for All Investors

Very quietly, gold and the gold miners have consistently pushed higher. Despite the recent downturn, and the fact that naysayers constantly bemoan the fact that the precious metal offers no ...
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Merger Talks Between Viacom and CBS Back On

For the past several years, there have been efforts to put back together two companies that were separated in 2005. Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) were ...
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How Many McDonald’s Workers Will Be Pushed Out by Technology?

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) just bought a tech company that can change store menus based on the weather, what customers might add to menu items they already have selected and ...
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The Great Apple Stock Sell Off Continues

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) introduced its new Apple TV+ subscription product and its Apple News+ products. Wall Street was not impressed and sold the shares down slightly. That modest sell-off ...
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6 Extreme Desert Floods Around the World

Early this year, Chile's Atacama desert -- the driest desert in the world -- experienced an extremely rare rainfall, which resulted in flooding that left six people dead. Defined by ...
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Apple best new thing: Apple Card (video)

This one slipped under my radar.   From Tom Caporaso, CEO of Clarus Commerce, a loyalty program expert with 20 years of experience: The Apple Card is a smart move ...
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Most Religious County in Every State

As guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution, the United States government was founded on the principle of separation of church and state. The First Amendment also protects the ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 25, 2019: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,798.40. The DJIA closed flat at 25,519.00. Separately, the Nasdaq closed flat at 7,637.45. Monday was a mixed day for the ...
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How Long Do American Presidents Live?

In late March, Jimmy Carter became the longest-living former president in U.S. history. Carter, 94, passed President George H.W. Bush, who, at the time of his death, was the longest ...
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Is Apple’s Conglomeration of Services Turning the Company Into General Eclectic?

Investors in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) have seen a very defined transformation in the company over time. From growth of the Mac, iPhone, iPod, iPad and the Watch, 2019 is ...
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