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The federal government may not have a bridge to sell you, but it does have an ammunition plant, an access road, and a handful of lighthouses. They’re all part of the government’s ongoing effort to unload unused and unwanted federal real estate to save money on maintenance—and bring in some bucks from the real estate market.
But there still ways for the everyman to play it.
Alibaba Group, owner of China's largest e-commerce site Alibaba.com, reported a 55 percent jump in third quarter profit, driven by a rise in subscribers and strong growth in value-added services. However, the firm warned of falling growth rates due to an expected slowdown in China's exports.
By now you've heard that Google is giving all of its employees bonuses and raising their salaries to keep them happy. Why would anyone who has a job in this economy be UNHAPPY to work for Google? One word.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
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It’s hard moving from the boardroom to the cloakroom. Businesspeople jumping into politics in a big way — skipping a run for mayor, state legislature, or even Congress — have a hard time. This election, three former CEOs, all women, all Republicans, failed to close the deal.
Self-financed candidates usually don’t win. Over the past decade, only 11 percent of self-financed statewide candidates have won election, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics.
With Election Day looming the pace of political ad spending continues to accelerate — this is sure to be a record year. Political ad spending is on track to top $3 billion; not only is that far ahead of the $2.4 billion spent during the last mid-term elections, it even exceeds the $2.7 billion spent during the 2008 presidential campaigns.
It’s the last trading day of October, and it has been another good month for the markets, with the major indices up 3 of the last 4 months. Here is a look at some of the best performing stocks during the current rally.
StubHub PR rep Vanessa Barbieri says the most expensive ticket sold so far on StubHub for tonight's game is for seats right behind home plate in the Dugout Club.
In a first-on-CNBC interview at the PayPal developer conference, eBay CEO John Donahoe said his company won't adopt Amazon's strategy of building and selling its own devices to boost digital sales.
Stocks continued to trade mixed, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq performing best, despite a batch of largely stronger earnings reports. American Express fell, while HP rose.
Internet stocks fared well in the third quarter, and the fourth-quarter is poised to be strong for the three major players.
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Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.
Stocks rose out of negative territory after rallying earlier in the sessions as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Caterpillar fell.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks pared gains, although remained higher, after several positive earnings reports gave investors a reason to believe the U.S. economy is improving, even as they digested a mixed batch of economic reports. Home Depot and McDonald's rose, while Bank of America fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street with another set of earnings in the spotlight and as investors digested data showing China's growth cooled in the third quarter even as inflation edged higher.