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NEW York (MainStreet) — American students spend about 1,000 hours in school each year, and yet very few, if any, of those hours are dedicated to learning about personal finance. It should come as no surprise then that U.S adults perform poorly when...
From: TheStreet | By: Lauren Lyons Cole | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPro. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.     Gold Keeps Losing Its Luster Originally published at 7:03 A.M. EDT on July 20, 2015 The big news over...
From: TheStreet | By: Doug Kass | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Some actors get scripts for a reason. It might have helped Hulk Hogan steer clear of his recent racist comments he uttered during a radio interview, which is now surfacing online, or his sex-tape that was released by Gawker. In...
From: TheStreet | By: Seth Archer | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- For the week of July 27, TheStreet highlights the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, the key earnings reports and economic data to watch on Wall Street. Policymakers will gather in Washington on Tuesday, as economists expect...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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In 2014, the total economic contribution to travel and leisure for the global economy was $7.58 trillion, according to Statista.com....
From: TheStreet | By: Jill Malandrino | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) –- There are a few million reasons why it matters where your beer is brewed, and brewers are becoming acutely aware of all of them. Last month, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced that it would offer up to $3.5 million in refunds to...
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Notte | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Looking for a good place to settle down and raise a family? Don't move to the Gulf States. According to WalletHub, eight of the 10 worst cities for families are located in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Life is vastly...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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By Menelaos Hadjicostis and Nicholas PaphitisATHENS, Greece -- Greece invited the International Monetary Fund on Friday to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout -- talks that are expected to start next week...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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TAPEI, Taiwan ( TheStreet) -- Japanese companies are taking advantage of their government's growing economic aid to Vietnam and snaring lucrative contracts in the Southeast Asian nation.  Investment in Vietnam totaled $2.05 billion in 2014, including...
From: TheStreet | By: Ralph Jennings | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Despite some positive earnings results, U.S. stocks struggled on Friday, with the S&P 500 falling 1.1% on the day. It was the index's worst week since March and next week will be its busiest week of earnings for this quarter. ...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Verizon Communications edged lower Monday, after reports surfaced that its mobile-TV service will be delayed. Sirius XM Holdings fell as the satellite radio service prepared to announce its earnings Tuesday.Verizon Communications...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Thin markets are bad markets, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Monday, and this is the thinnest market we've seen in...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- To study the evolution of currency for his book Coined, Kabir Sehgal followed Charles Darwin's lead and headed down to the Galapagos Islands. "While I was in the Galapagos I studied different ecosystems and, sure enough, all...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors plummets as reports surface that General Electric is considering a large role in the energy storage market, an area that Tesla is banking on for future growth. Baidu plunges on issuing a weak third-quarter forecast....
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Amplify Snack Brands set the range for its initial public offering on July 24 that should net its private equity sponsor a 1.5 times return on its equity investment. Amplify filed its preliminary S-1 in late June. Amplify, based...
From: TheStreet | By: Bob O'Brien | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheDeal) --Just days after announcing the sale of the Financial Times Group to Japan's Nikkei, education group Pearson said on Monday July 27, it is also in talks to sell its stake in another venerable British institution, Economist Group....
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Braude | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Pharmaceutical giant Mylan  was the worst-performing stock in the S&P 500 on Monday, falling about 14.5% after Israeli company Teva Pharmaceuticals   withdrew its offer to acquire Canonsburg, Pa.-based Mylan, a deal previously...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Gamm | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc finished Monday's regular trading session down 0.59% to $168.57, one day before the chicken wings restaurant releases its latest earnings results after the market closes Tuesday. For the second...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group  are falling by 0.09% to $45.62 in after-hours trading on Monday, after the company reported its earnings results for the second quarter ended June 2015.  The company reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Gomez | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer will be watching Twitter    on Tuesday as the social media giant releases earnings for its second quarter after the market's closing bell. In his view, people are "max negative" on Twitter's coming earnings numbers,...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- D.R Horton is scheduled to release its third quarter 2015 financial results before the market open on Tuesday morning. Analysts are expecting the homebuilder to report a year over year rise in earnings per share and revenue for...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The recent lack of movement in Treasury yields has caused municipal bond fund prices to stagnate. A growing economy should lift the muni market in the second half of 2015, said Lyle Fitterer, portfolio manager for the Wells...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Baidu Inc.  are slumping by 6.93% to $183.99 in after-hours trading Monday, after the Chinese-language Internet provider released its latest quarterly earnings results. For the second quarter, Baidu earned 11.19...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Electric  will pay about $333 million less for Alstom's power-and-grid business, its largest purchase ever, under proposed changes to the deal designed to eliminate European regulators' antitrust concerns. After an initial...
From: TheStreet | By: James Passeri | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rent-A-Center  posted its fiscal 2015 second quarter results after market close today. For the latest quarter, the company earned 50 cents per share, up from 38 cents per share in the same quarter the previous year. Revenue for...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- AvalonBay Communities shares are up by 0.23% to $169 in after-hours trading on Monday, following the release of the company's second quarter earnings results.The real estate investment trust reported second quarter net income...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- eBay is borrowing a page from Google's playbook and ending a number of services that haven't been doing that well for the company. In a blog post, eBay Chief Product Officer RJ Pittman explained that the company would be shutting...
From: TheStreet | By: Rebecca Borison | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Denbury Resources Inc  tumbled to close Monday's regular trading session down 3.82% to $3.78 on heavy volume, as both WTI and Brent crude prices fell to trade in negative territory. Oil prices slipped after China's...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of National Bank of Greece finished the day in the red, lower by 6.20% to 90 cents on Monday afternoon, as Greece's creditors are seeking further reforms from the country before they will release any money under a third...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- LyondellBasell Industries is scheduled to announce its earnings results for the 2015 second quarter before the market open on Tuesday morning. The company is expected to report a year-over-year increase in earnings per share,...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Gomez | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Southwest Airlines shares closed up by 0.26% to $35.09 on Monday afternoon, as falling oil prices give the airline sector a boost today.Falling crude prices translates to lower jet fuel costs for the airline industry.Last week,...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Comcast and Discovery Communications  today announced a long-term renewal of its distribution agreement, giving Comcast Xfinity TV's customers access to Discovery's 12 U.S. networks. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed....
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Cadence Design Systems were gaining 0.9% to $19.16 after-hours Monday after the software company beat analysts' estimates for earnings in the second quarter. Cadence Design Systems reported earnings of 27 cents a share...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Panera Bread Co  closed up 0.44% to $184.01 in Monday's regular trading session, ahead of the casual restaurant operator's second quarter earnings results due out after the market closes on Tuesday. Analysts are...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks are once again getting smacked on Monday, with the S&P 500 lower by 0.5% and the volatility index shooting higher by more than 15%. Chinese stocks are weighing on investor sentiment, as the Shanghai Composite fell 8.5%...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Euphoria built around the new iPhone's sales and the Apple Watch did little to bolster Apple's share price after third-quarter results sent the stock down high single digits. The company is currently trading $10 (or nearly 8%)...
From: TheStreet | By: Ati Ranjan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Chevron Corp  were slipping, down 1.62% to $89.13 in afternoon trading Monday, along with other oil-related stocks as falling crude prices weigh on the energy sector. Crude futures settled at their lowest levels since...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- First came the student loans. Then came the massive debt bubble totaling over $1.2 trillion, and financial institutions hungry to carve out their share of the student loan pie. Personal finance website NerdWallet is the latest...
From: TheStreet | By: Janet Al-Saad | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Earnings season can be tough. There's nothing that derails technical setups faster, so when I see a strong chart like Unum Group  , I have to note it comes with an asterisk, since it is set to report earnings this week. The...
From: TheStreet | By: Timothy Collins | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) Mitsubishi Motors , a smaller Japanese automaker trying to regain momentum as a global player, said it will halt vehicle assembly at its only U.S. plant in Normal, Ill., by year's end and try to sell the factory.  In June, Mitsubishi...
From: TheStreet | By: Doron Levin | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks were sharply lower on Monday as a sudden selloff in Chinese equities pressured global markets. Benchmark indexes suffered their fifth day of losses, their longest losing streak in six months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When some people think of retirement, they imagine taking long trips to far-away places. But what if you could spend your retirement not just visiting these destinations, but living in one? Live and Invest Overseas, an overseas...
From: TheStreet | By: Caroline Nolan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There's no doubt that Donald Trump believes in BlackRock hedge funds. The real-estate magnate and presidential candidate made his biggest securities bet in one of them, despite the warnings of Carl Icahn, the activist investor...
From: TheStreet | By: James Passeri | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- BioLineRX shares are down by 15.33% to $1.80 on heavy volume in mid-morning trading on Monday, after the Israeli drug manufacturer confirmed negative results from tests for its implantable heart disease treatment.The company's 303-patient,...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here's the weekly bar chart of the Nasdaq PHLX Semiconductor index, which, on July 14, our decision support engine (DSE) warned of a large decline, which should ultimately reach the 200 level (per the blue arrow on the chart)....
From: TheStreet | By: Ken Goldberg | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Department of Education (ED) approved the Pay As Your Earn (PAYE) student loan repayment plan this month that is designed to cut down on the wave of loan defaults that have been a drag on ED's student loan portfolio--and...
From: TheStreet | By: John Sandman | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.  were down 0.28% to $56.78 in late morning trading Monday, one day ahead of the chemical conglomerate's second quarter earnings results due out before the market opens Tuesday. For its...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of VF Corp. are down over 1% on Monday despite analysts at Goldman Sachs upgrading the stock to buy from neutral and assigning a price target of $95.  If the broader market goes lower, you should take advantage and buy quality...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sirius XM Holdings is scheduled to report its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings results before the opening bell on Tuesday morning. Shares of Sirius XM are advancing by 0.13% to $3.88 on Monday morning. Analysts are expecting...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- United Rentals price target was lowered to $85 from $110 at Jefferies while maintaining its "buy" rating. The firm also lowered 2015 earnings estimates to $7.71 from $8.04 per share, with 2016 earnings estimates cut to $7.74 from...
From: TheStreet | By: Eiffy Luo | Monday, July 27, 2015
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