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Gas prices are rising — but is this an early sign of a recession?

Americans are paying more at the pump these days, and energy analysts say we should expect to keep digging deeper into our pockets through spring. Gas prices, which have already risen to a nearly three-year high, are forecast to go up even further.
Published: Today
Source: NBC News
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Markets Right Now: First loss this week for US stocks

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The stock market had its first loss of the week as technology companies and consumer products makers led U.S. indexes lower. Apple lost 2.8 percent Thursday and tobacco maker Philip ...
Published: Today
Source: ABC News
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There’s a major shift occurring that could signal the end of the historic bull market

Over the past 12 months, growth stocks have delivered nearly five times the performance of value stocks. During the nine-year bull market growth stocks have outperformed value by about 50% as measured by the Russell Indexes. But the tides may be turning.
Published: Today
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BofA: Party City Comps Could Be Driven Higher By Better Halloween Timing, Licensed Merchandise, Store Acquisitions

Party City Holdco Inc (NYSE: PRTY) has a bull in Bank of America Merrill Lynch, with the research firm citing multiple drivers for comp outperformance in 2019 and consistent operating margin expansion as reasons for a Thursday upgrade. The Analyst Analyst ...
Published: Today
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Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23andMe, shares advice for entrepreneurs and overcoming setbacks

Anne Wojcicki isn’t a typical CEO. The 44-year-old mother of two who runs the consumer genetics and research company 23andMe, reportedly valued at over $1 billion, prefers a uniform of Lululemon shorts, bikes to work every day -- unless it’s raining ...
Published: Today
Source: ABC News
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The leader of one of Asia's richest economies says a US-China trade war could threaten 'the security and stability of the world'

Lee Hsien Loong, the prime minister of Singapore, warned in an op-ed that a US-China trade war could endanger global security and the world economy. "Ultimately, what is at stake is war and peace, and the security and stability of the world," Lee said.
Published: Today
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Stocks close lower as Apple falls, rates rise

Shares of Apple fell 2.8 percent, while Nvidia, Micron and Advanced Micro Devices all declined at least 2.4 percent following a warning from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. Wall Street also watched out for rising interest rates, as the 10-year Treasury ...
Published: Today
Source: CNBC
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Stock market ends with losses as tech and consumer staples skid

U.S. stocks ended lower on Thursday, with consumer staples, real estate and technology shares leading the losses. Investors continued to digest a mixed bag of corporate earnings. While results have largely come in ahead of expectations thus far, there have ...
Published: Today
Source: MarketWatch
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Friendly Takeover

What is a 'Friendly Takeover' A friendly takeover is a proposal in which a target company's management and board of directors agree to a merger or acquisition by another company that is subject to shareholder and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) approval.
Published: Today
Source: Investopedia
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Is MoviePass sustainable? Its parent company is bleeding money, auditor says

Since launching a monthly subscription that allows customers to see one movie a day, MoviePass seems to field one question far most often: How do you make money? MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe has acknowledged to this news organization that the company is not ...
Published: Today
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Kassel Enterprises makes third acquisition in a month

Kassel Enterprises, a Dublin-based private equity and real estate investment group, has made another buy. The company's Gutridge subsidiary has acquired Fire Guard LLC and Guardian Fire Services LLC, a fire sprinkler installation and repair combo ...
Published: Today
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Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.: A Top Stock for Your RRSP Today?

The recovery in oil prices continues to pick up steam, and that has investors considering opportunities in the energy sector for their portfolios. CNRL has an impressive mix of world-class assets located in Canada and abroad. The company is the largest ...
Published: Today
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Trump's EPA argues more people will die in car accidents unless California fuel rules are weakened

The Trump administration is embracing a curious — and some would say dated — argument as it builds its case to weaken federal rules championed by California that require cars and SUVs to average 55 miles per gallon by 2025. It is warning that the fuel ...
Published: Yesterday
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U.S. government bond yields jump as inflation expectations rise to 3½-year high

Long-dated Treasury yields early Thursday traded at their highest levels in nearly a month, but shorter maturities saw a slight pullback in rates, as inflation expectations rose to the highest level in about three years. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note ...
Published: Today
Source: MarketWatch

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