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Amazon Prime Is Moving to One-Day Shipping. Target Already Does That for Free.
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Amazon Prime Is Moving to One-Day Shipping. Target Already Does That for Free.

The biggest piece of news that came along with Amazon.com's (NASDAQ: AMZN) first-quarter report on Thursday was the e-commerce giant's plan to make...

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2 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month
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2 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Dividend stocks are great for investors who need to live off the income that their portfolios generate. But one tough thing about most dividend...

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Better Buy: Scotts Miracle-Gro vs. Innovative Industrial Properties Inc
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Better Buy: Scotts Miracle-Gro vs. Innovative Industrial Properties Inc

The legal use of marijuana is on the rise, be it for medicinal purposes or for one's recreational enjoyment. Many companies are looking to supply...

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2 Hated Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
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2 Hated Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Consumers are making notable changes to the way they shop today. That's a big negative for 3.8%-yielding General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and 6.7%...

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Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat
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Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat

Starbucks Corp. is raising its profit outlook for 2019 after better-than-expected results in its most recent quarter. The Seattle-based coffee...

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Retail Opportunity Investments Shrinks Its Portfolio in a Steady Quarter
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Retail Opportunity Investments Shrinks Its Portfolio in a Steady Quarter

Retail Opportunity Investments (NASDAQ: ROIC) released first-quarter 2019 results on Wednesday after the market closed. The shopping-center REIT...

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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain says it will accept Amazon returns...

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If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks
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If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

If you're retired, you're probably looking for a solid income stock (or two). One with a material yield backed by a company with a long history of...

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Why Ascena Retail Stock Fell Today
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Why Ascena Retail Stock Fell Today

Shares of Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ: ASNA) were taking a dive again today, with fears continuing to swirl around the struggling apparel retailer....

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Talks resume Sunday between Stop & Shop, striking workers
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Talks resume Sunday between Stop & Shop, striking workers

Striking Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials are resuming negotiations. Representatives for both sides tell The Boston Globe that...

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Which Pot Stocks Have the Highest Gross Margin?
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Which Pot Stocks Have the Highest Gross Margin?

What a difference a few months make. After ending the fourth quarter of 2018 on a sour note, and on the cusp of the first bear market in a decade,...

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3 Growth Stocks for In-the-Know Investors
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3 Growth Stocks for In-the-Know Investors

Investors love growth stocks. That's because companies that can consistently grow their sales and earnings at high rates tend to deliver market...

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4 Marijuana Stocks to Especially Like on 4/20
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4 Marijuana Stocks to Especially Like on 4/20

I thought about listing 420 marijuana stocks to like on 4/20 -- April 20th, the day that marijuana proponents celebrate cannabis culture each year....

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Should Your Small Business Consider a Coworking Space?
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Should Your Small Business Consider a Coworking Space?

As your small business grows, it will eventually become too big to run out of your home. With steady clients coming in or an expanding workforce of...

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Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program
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Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

Amazon and Walmart on Thursday are kicking off a two-year pilot established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food...

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Cuomo: Netflix expanding in NYC, adding jobs, sound stages
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Cuomo: Netflix expanding in NYC, adding jobs, sound stages

New York officials say Netflix will expand its operations in New York City, adding 127 jobs in its Manhattan marketing and development office and...

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Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line
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Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line

A former NHL star is apologizing for crossing a picket line to shop at a Massachusetts supermarket where workers are on strike. Former Boston...

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Pre-Market Movers: J.B. Hunt's Earnings and JBG SMITH's Equity Raise
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Pre-Market Movers: J.B. Hunt's Earnings and JBG SMITH's Equity Raise

Before market open on Tuesday, transportation company J. B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT) and real estate investment trust JBG SMITH Properties (NYSE: JBGS)...

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Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike
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Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike

Stop & Shop is acknowledging that it has limited its offerings during a strike affecting 240 supermarkets in New England and is apologizing to...

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Dollar Tree Is Finally Ready to Break the Buck
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Dollar Tree Is Finally Ready to Break the Buck

A promised proxy battle for control of Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR) is not going to materialize after all. Private equity firm Starboard Value has...

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Elizabeth Warren is out with a new public lands plan
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Elizabeth Warren is out with a new public lands plan

Elizabeth Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she's elected president, one of several new energy proposals she...

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Better Buy: Costco vs. Amazon
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Better Buy: Costco vs. Amazon

More than anyone else, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) have dominated the current retail era. Costco has regularly put up...

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GameStop Stepping Up to the Plate in Esports
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GameStop Stepping Up to the Plate in Esports

GameStop (NYSE: GME) is betting esports can help turn around its declining business. As digital and online gaming eat away at its console-based...

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Fashion brand 'FUCT' seeks trademark help from Supreme Court
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Fashion brand 'FUCT' seeks trademark help from Supreme Court

Erik Brunetti's four-letter fashion brand starts with an "F'' and rhymes with "duct." The federal government calls it "scandalous" and "immoral"...

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5 Top Dividend Kings to Buy and Hold Forever
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5 Top Dividend Kings to Buy and Hold Forever

A company that has raised its dividend payout for at least 50 years straight is counted among an elite rank of stocks known as "Dividend Kings."...

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LVMH's Louis Vuitton and Sephora Brands Are Locking In Teen Shoppers
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LVMH's Louis Vuitton and Sephora Brands Are Locking In Teen Shoppers

Piper Jaffray recently released its semiannual "Taking Stock With Teens" survey for spring 2019, which polled 8,000 U. S. teens regarding their...

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Amazon Is Gearing Up to Challenge FedEx and UPS
News 5 months ago
Amazon Is Gearing Up to Challenge FedEx and UPS

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) may want to play coy when it comes to its ambitions about becoming a full-fledged logistics company taking on UPS (NYSE:...

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Maybe Amazon Is Committed to Altering Whole Foods' Image After All
News 5 months ago
Maybe Amazon Is Committed to Altering Whole Foods' Image After All

Any lingering doubt about whether Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) is committed to refuting Whole Foods image as "Whole Paycheck" ought to be dispelled...

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American Workers Really Don't Like This
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American Workers Really Don't Like This

It's possible for something to seem good but not actually be so, at least not universally. For instance, drinking orange juice was once considered...

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US lawmakers seek to protect national park in New Mexico
News 5 months ago
US lawmakers seek to protect national park in New Mexico

Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are renewing a call for the creation of a formal buffer around a national park held sacred by...

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