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5 reasons to keep renting
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5 reasons to keep renting

You have a stable job and a solid nest egg. Time to buy a home, right? Not necessarily. Although homeownership can offer financial benefits like...

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Dollar Tree Results Highlight Better Family Dollar Results
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Dollar Tree Results Highlight Better Family Dollar Results

It's looking like the faith activist investor Starboard Value placed in Dollar Tree's (NASDAQ: DLTR) management to effect a turnaround in both its...

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How Bass Pro Shop Derailed the Acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations
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How Bass Pro Shop Derailed the Acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations

BBX Capital (NYSE: BBX)(NASDAQOTH: BBXTB) and Bluegreen Vacations (NYSE: BXG) have a complicated history dating back to the global financial crisis...

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Burlington Stock Soars Despite Subpar Q1 Results
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Burlington Stock Soars Despite Subpar Q1 Results

On Thursday morning, Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL) reported mediocre results for the first quarter of 2019. Comparable-store sales growth slowed...

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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases
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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases

The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America's most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill,...

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Charlotte's Web: 5 Facts About Its Latest Quarterly Results
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Charlotte's Web: 5 Facts About Its Latest Quarterly Results

Charlotte's Web Holdings (NASDAQOTH: CWBHF) helped pioneer the thinking that cannabidiol, a key chemical component of marijuana and hemp, offers...

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Costco Looks to Keep Defying Retail's Challenges
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Costco Looks to Keep Defying Retail's Challenges

There's been a massive shift in the retail world, and millions of young shoppers have grown up in an environment in which traditional shopping...

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Ross Stores Has Room for Improvement
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Ross Stores Has Room for Improvement

Last Thursday, Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) posted solid sales results for the first quarter, along with earnings per share that beat management's...

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Can Target Stock Really Reach $100?
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Can Target Stock Really Reach $100?

Although many brick-and-mortar retail stocks have been beaten down as of late, there have actually been a few winners. The industry is bifurcating,...

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Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight
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Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight

U. S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider...

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Is Brookfield Property Partners a Buy?
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Is Brookfield Property Partners a Buy?

Brookfield Property Partners (NASDAQ: BPY) sometimes gets lost in the crowd of real estate investment trusts (REITs) on the stock market. That may...

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It Would Be a Mistake for Kohl's to Buy This Retailer
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It Would Be a Mistake for Kohl's to Buy This Retailer

Buying home-goods retailer At Home (NYSE: HOME) wasn't a good idea for Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) before its disastrous first-quarter earnings report. Now,...

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Netflix Taps a New Source for Original Programming
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Netflix Taps a New Source for Original Programming

Netflix's (NASDAQ: NFLX) future depends on its original content strategy. Once a way to cut down on costs, Netflix originals are becoming vital as...

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The Worst Mistake Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Investors Can Make Right Now
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The Worst Mistake Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Investors Can Make Right Now

Shares of real estate investment trust (REIT) Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE: SKT) are down nearly 60% from the highs they reached in 2016. It...

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3 Key Takeaways from Target’s Fiscal First-Quarter Report
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3 Key Takeaways from Target’s Fiscal First-Quarter Report

Target's (NYSE: TGT) share price performance for the year dipped below that of the broader stock market in recent weeks, suggesting investors were...

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Kohl's Finally Succumbs to Industry Headwinds
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Kohl's Finally Succumbs to Industry Headwinds

Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) focus on rotating its products quickly, staying separate from malls with stand-alone stores, and organizing its stores with easy...

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Can Nordstrom Cure What Ails It?
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Can Nordstrom Cure What Ails It?

While a fair number of old-retail giants have figured out ways to navigate through the new-retail world, we shouldn't let their successes make us...

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What Kohl's and J.C. Penney Executives Are Saying About Weak Q1 Earnings
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What Kohl's and J.C. Penney Executives Are Saying About Weak Q1 Earnings

On Tuesday morning, J. C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) and Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) became the latest department stores to report dismal first-quarter results....

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Redfin’s Crazy Strong Advantage Over Traditional Real Estate
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Redfin’s Crazy Strong Advantage Over Traditional Real Estate

Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN) is taking real estate by storm, and it's making both their customers and realtors happier for it. In this week's episode of...

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5 Small-Cap Pot Stocks That Should Be Very Profitable by 2020
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5 Small-Cap Pot Stocks That Should Be Very Profitable by 2020

In case you haven't been paying attention, the marijuana industry has been the buzz on Wall Street for more than two years, and for very good...

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Dressbarn expects to have all its stores shut in early 2020
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Dressbarn expects to have all its stores shut in early 2020

Dressbarn says it expects to have all its 650 stores closed in the first half of 2020. The women's clothing chain announced earlier this week that...

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Same-Day Delivery Is Driving Target Sales
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Same-Day Delivery Is Driving Target Sales

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have gotten a lot of attention with their plans to offer one-day shipping. While they're battling...

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Should I Invest In Gold?
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Should I Invest In Gold?

You may have heard the idea before that every responsible investor has at least a little bit of gold in his or her portfolio. But why is this, and...

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Costco Earnings Preview: Keep an Eye on Membership Trends
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Costco Earnings Preview: Keep an Eye on Membership Trends

Investors could hardly be more optimistic heading into Costco's (NASDAQ: COST) upcoming earnings report. Shares have been hovering around all-time...

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Target's expanded online services drive 1Q sales
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Target's expanded online services drive 1Q sales

An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer on Wednesday exceeded first quarter expectations on...

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J.C Penney and Kohl's struggle in fiscal 1st quarter
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J.C Penney and Kohl's struggle in fiscal 1st quarter

J. C. Penney and Kohl's struggled during the start of the year, raising concern about the challenges for the department store industry ahead....

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California Senate OKs bill creating special pot banks
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California Senate OKs bill creating special pot banks

Shut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state...

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Microsoft Gives Sony's Chipmaking Business a Boost
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Microsoft Gives Sony's Chipmaking Business a Boost

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Sony (NYSE: SNE) recently announced a strategic partnership across the cloud gaming, AI, and semiconductor markets....

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Did TJX and Ross Stores Avoid the Retail Slowdown Last Quarter?
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Did TJX and Ross Stores Avoid the Retail Slowdown Last Quarter?

U. S. retail sales grew strongly in 2018, driving big sales gains for many major retailers. Off-price giants TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) and Ross...

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Earnings Preview: Did Kohl's and J.C. Penney Weather the Storm in Q1?
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Earnings Preview: Did Kohl's and J.C. Penney Weather the Storm in Q1?

In general, 2018 was a good year for department stores. However, growth started to slow again toward the end of the year, and that slowdown...

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