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An upbeat earnings report from Apple powered gains in technology shares on Thursday, while soft results from several blue chips weighed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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The company reported net income of $108 million, or 23 cents a share, compared with $82 million, or 18 cents a share, a year earlier.
9 hrs ago | Eater
The SE Hawthorne neighborhood will soon launch its own nighttime farmer's market: THe Hawthorne Evening Market , a separate organization from the Portland Farmers Market, plans to launch on May 31 , bringing farm stalls, food artisans, bakeries, and beer/wine tastings to SE Cesar Chavez and Lincoln during Saturday twilight hours.
10 hrs ago | Boston.com
The cost to attend a wedding has jumped 75 percent in the past two years, with guests doling out an average of $592 per event .
13 hrs ago | MarketWatch
Fidelity Investments and BlackRock Inc. on Thursday gave the public a rare look-see at how their strategic ETF alliance has progressed in the last year, and the results show that Fidelity - a latecomer to exchange-traded funds - is starting to play catch-up in the ETF Wars while allowing iShares to remain the industry leader, thanks to the ... (more)
17 hrs ago | MarketWatch
The former Treasury Secretary for President Bill Clinton and the head of the National Economic Council under President Barack Obama says it's not out of the realm of possibility that the economy could accelerate - but the acceleration could be on an unstable footing.
John Nyaradi is Publisher of Wall Street Sector Selector , a financial media site focused on news, analysis and information about exchange traded funds and global financial and economic developments.
Facebook blew past earnings and sales estimates, which has sent the stock rising by about 2.6% after hours.
That's a snippet from the movie "The Social Network," on the topic of Facebook and Silicon Valley culture, but for some affluent earners it could just as well be applied to retirement savings.
Apple reported a profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 a share, on $45.6 billion in sales, all gains from the same period a year ago.
An iceberg floating away from the coast of Antarctica covers about 255 square miles - six times the size of Manhattan - and is about a third of a mile thick, according to NASA's Earth Observatory .
Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, that annual attempt to show kids that work is fun and worth devoting 40 or 50 years of one's life to.
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