Author Archives: Jeremy Ryan

Stocks fall. Book clubs and their members thrive.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. retreated for the day. The Dow fell 195 points, with 28 of its 30 components declining; the S&P 500 Index was down 20 … Continue reading

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Stocks rebound as oil, gold decline

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. gained, retracing most of yesterday’s price declines. The Dow added 133 points, with 29 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index … Continue reading

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Stocks gain for third straight day

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. moved higher as investors reacted to the decision to leave short-term interest rates unchanged for now. The Dow added 98 points, with 28 … Continue reading

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Characters can boost brands

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were just slightly positive as the Federal Open Market Committee opened its two-day meeting. The Dow added 9 points, with 15 of its 30 components … Continue reading

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Food trucks driving change

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. moved higher as energy and technology stocks led the increases. The Dow added 177 points, with all of its 30 components advancing; the … Continue reading

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Teaching driverless cars to make a beeline

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. retreated as gold and oil futures fell. The Dow dropped 258 points, with 29 of its 30 components declining; the S&P 500 Index … Continue reading

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Mall is not lost

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. retreated as gold futures fell and oil futures gained. The Dow declined 46 points, with 19 of its 30 components declining; the S&P … Continue reading

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Computer gaming for profit and fame

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. edged up as gold and oil moved higher and the U.S. dollar declined. The Dow added 46 points, with 18 of its 30 … Continue reading

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When the jingle’s over, turn out the lights

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were flat to mildly positive. The Dow added more than 18 points, with 16 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index … Continue reading

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Stocks drift lower. Meal kits simplify busy lives.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. declined, oil drifted lower, and the U.S. dollar strengthened as investors considered the effects of a potential federal funds rate increase. The Dow … Continue reading

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