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Orthodontists Use New Technology to Advance Teeth Straightening

12/05/2014
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Astronauts and cyclists aren’t the only ones making headlines in regards to 3-D printers any longer. Orthodontists are too. With the rise in popularity and accessibility of 3-D printing, advanced technology continues to allow scientists and engineers to reach new innovative and practical levels. Orthodontists in the United States are now incorporating 3-D printing...
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Dollar Tree Buys Family Dollar for $74.50 a Share

07/28/2014
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Consolidation in the “dollar” stores continues as on Monday, July 28th, 2014 Dollar Tree announced they were going to acquire Family Dollar for $74.50. This was a premium of 25% to the stock price as of Friday’s close. Dollar stores have been a very hot topic lately as most retail investors are seeing there is...
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Energy Stocks End Week Down Over 3%

06/24/2012
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Energy Stocks End Week Down Over 3%

On the week ending Friday, June 22nd, 2012 energy stocks were down over 3%.  The Energy Select Spider (XLE) plummeted 3.32% as many big named oil companies struggled throughout the week.  On Thursday, June 21st, the XLE dropped significantly as it pierced its 20 day moving average to the downside.  After the strong move...
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TJ Maxx and Home Goods Parent TJX Companies, Inc Hits All Time High

06/19/2012
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TJ Maxx and Home Goods Parent TJX Companies, Inc Hits All Time High

The low cost retailer WalMart has carved out a huge niche in the United States and abroad.  This niche started with the idea that a retailer could offer extremely low prices on all products.  A more recent retail model similar to this is TJX Companies, Inc.  TJX Companies, Inc owns TJ Maxx, Home Goods...
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Retail Stocks Approach Multi Year Highs with Recent Stock Market Recovery

06/17/2012
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Retail Stocks Approach Multi Year Highs with Recent Stock Market Recovery

During the first several months of the year financial stocks led United States stock markets higher.  Retail stocks were not far behind as some of the more popular names were up 40% and even 50% by the beginning of May 2012.  Some of these same names plummeted during the market correction but the Retail...
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Bank Of America Home Loan Modification Program–Assistance Options For Mortgage Payment Aid

12/14/2011
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Homeowners with Bank of America who are still seeking assistance opportunities for their mortgage have options from various programs that have been reported on recently offering some good news in terms of increases that have been seen in some areas and continue programs that are helping to address specific issues that homeowners will face....
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GMAC Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease In HAMP As Homeowners Continue To Move Through Assistance Plans

11/11/2011
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Homeowners with GMAC Mortgage who are behind on their payment decreased in data released from the Treasury Department indicating that homeowners who are delinquent and may qualify for HAMP assistance may be in a position where these mortgage payment plans that have reduced homeowner payment obligations could be helping more individuals, despite the fact...
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After Getting A Free Credit Report Some Struggle To Overcome Old Debts In Bad Credit Repair Process

11/10/2011
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Many consumers often begin the process of improving their bad credit score through acquiring a free credit report as many men and women often take advantage of an annual credit report available to them, specifically for the purposes of reviewing one’s financial history, credit standing, and where areas of debt may still need to...
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Increases In Foreclosures Predicted To Create Further Problems For Underwater Homeowners And Housing Prices

11/09/2011
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Increases that are predicted to be seen in foreclosures have some of the mind that this will lead to further problems when it comes to underwater homeowners and housing prices as many argue that not only are homes which are sitting empty in the housing market pulling down prices in some areas but there...
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Citigroup Trial Mortgage Assistance Programs For Homeowners See Changes Reported In Latest MHA Information

11/08/2011
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Making Home Affordable Citigroup trial modifications have reportedly seen some improvements but there are also areas where we have seen decreases as Citigroup and other servicers are seeing some areas of decline specifically when speaking of active trial modifications. However, homeowners with Citigroup who are looking for mortgage assistance do still have the opportunity...
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