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This food truck stays on the move…and makes sure you do, too

Stocks traded higher throughout the day as investors sorted through mixed earnings results. At the close, the Dow gained 53 points, with 22 of its components advancing; the S&P 500 Index climbed 9 to a record high; and the Nasdaq … Continue reading

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The only living search engine in New York

Stocks ended lower today as data indicating U.S. economic strength was overshadowed by sentiment over the European Central Bank’s decision to not adjust interest rates as it monitors Brexit’s potential effects on regional economies. The Dow fell 77 points, with … Continue reading

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Libation innovation: Agave car parts and blue wine

Stocks rose thanks in part to tech-share gains and estimate-topping earnings reports. Meanwhile, investors are watching tomorrow’s European Central Bank meeting for clues on potential future stimulus efforts overseas. The Dow rose 36 points, with 18 of its 30 components … Continue reading

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Stocks retreat after gains. Cast iron shines anew

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were flat to lower as corporate earnings reports were mixed. The Dow gained 25 points, with 15 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 … Continue reading

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Harvard study: Don’t assume dislikes based on likes

Stocks rose as economic optimism offset concerns about overseas events. With more than 90 of the biggest U.S. companies set to report quarterly results this week, the daily scoop on profits and revenues are square on investors’ radars. The Dow … Continue reading

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Networks try to spoil spoilers

Stocks closed mixed as Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France, outweighed positive economic data and earnings news. The Dow was up 10 points, with 15 of its components advancing; the S&P 500 Index slipped 2; and the Nasdaq dropped 4. … Continue reading

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New MIT algorithm predicts TV characters’ actions

U.S. stocks advanced as positive signals on the U.S. economy and earnings outweighed surprised reactions over the Bank of England’s decision to not hike rates in its policy meeting. The Dow rose 134, with 26 of its 30 components advancing; … Continue reading

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Why retailers should love Pokeman Go’s user stats

Stocks ended mixed as investors await a steady flow of corporate earnings reports and monitor ongoing developments in the U.K. The Dow rose 24 points, with 18 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index ended flat; and the … Continue reading

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New study: 80% of workers can telecommute

U.S. stocks rallied, helped by tech sector gains and some positive post-Brexit market sentiment. The Dow reached a new intraday high, and the Nasdaq turned positive for the year for the first time in 2016. The Dow climbed 120 points, … Continue reading

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Stocks open week with gains. Pairing food, music.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. Equity markets around the world opened the week with gains. In the U.S., the Dow was up 80 points, with 27 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index closed … Continue reading

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