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Sbarro, Popular Pizza Restaurant Chain, Exits Bankruptcy Protection

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Pizza chain, Sbarro, has recently announced that they are exiting bankruptcy protection. Sbarro also announced they will be moving their headquarters from New York to Ohio. For most of us, especially kids who grew up in the 90s, we remember Sbarro as “the pizza place in the mall”. For almost two decades, Sbarro has been… Read more »

Dividend-Paying Stocks: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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Dividend-paying stocks might just be the best investment available right now, if you can afford them. This morning, Inquisitr covered the well-above-expectations earnings reports from Michael Kors Holdings, commenting on the range of Wall Street analysis in the matter and on the feasibility of buying a stock that is, by most reliable accounts, nearing its… Read more »

Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) Currently The Hot Topic For Stock Speculators

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Right now is a good time to be working for Michael Kors, the luxury fashion retailer. The company’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings report is out and showing a 53.6 percent revenue increase, proving that hard work and strong management can outperform the consensus guesswork of jittery, poorly-trained market speculators (by $100 million). Motley Fool has… Read more »

Oxford University Urged To Get Out Of Fossil Fuel Business

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Fifty nine members of Oxford University’s academe signed a manifesto urging the university to be more considerate on the issue of climate change. It is known and of record that Oxford has investments in fossil fuel companies in the form of endowments amounting to £3.8 Billion, sparking a march by hundreds who are demanding change…. Read more »

Diggerland USA: Construction-Based Theme Park Opens For Your Amusement Next Month

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When it comes to vacations to a theme park, Orlando probably has everyone beat. They have Disneyworld (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT Center, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom), Universal Orlando (Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure), Sea World of Orlando (Sea World, Discovery Cove), along with a theme park of your preference (Holy Land Experience, Wet n’ Wild, etc.)…. Read more »

eBay Hacked, Asks Users To Change Passwords

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Online auction site eBay confirmed Wednesday morning that its corporate network was hacked, and that a database containing consumer’s personal information was “compromised”, CNET reports. In a bizarre series of events that transpired Wednesday morning, eBay owned PayPal posted a blog entry entitled “eBay, Inc. to Ask All eBay users to Change Passwords.” Much to… Read more »

Why Is Taco Bell Testing $1 Menu Items?

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Taco Bell has always displayed a flair for going big. It has successfully enhanced its burritos and nachos, offering them in XXL sizes. However, lately the fast food chain appears to be going in the reverse direction offering XXS (EXtra EXtra Small) size menu items that cost only about a dollar each. Taco Bell has… Read more »

New Boeing 777X Is Biggest, Cheapest Jet Ever

Boeing 777X Launches Soon

Boeing’s expected 2020 launch of its 777X superjumbo jet is putting other jet manufacturers on red alert: Grow to meet the 777X’s impressive specs or fall behind the times and fail. The Boeing 777X was unveiled in November at the Dubai Airshow and immediately landed four airline customers. The company just officially put the new… Read more »

Red Lobster Sells For $2.1B, Future Unclear

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Fans of popular seafood chain Red Lobster have been buzzing this morning, with news that the now-struggling brand has been sold, and speculating over the fate of the seafood purveyor. Red Lobster was offloaded by Darden Restaurants, parent company of fellow mid-range chain Olive Garden. The sale totaled $2.1 billion, and investment firm Golden Gate… Read more »

Colorado Could Have A First–Of–Its–Kind Bank For Marijuana Businesses

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Marijuana, which has traditionally been viewed as an illegal drug, has recently been allowed for recreational usage. But the drug’s primary trade executed in all–cash deals has always been a cause for trouble. Now Colorado has thought of an interesting and legalized system that might significantly curb the cash–only deals for procuring and selling of… Read more »

Small SUVs Are The New Big Cars Prove April Sales Figures

Small SUVs Have Registered Exceptional Sales In America

Americans have suddenly rediscovered their passion for cars. But this time, they have new favorites. As per the latest sales records, America registered a substantial upswing in purchase of Small SUVs and Pickups. The sales have been really encouraging and consistent and analysts are confident the pace will continue for the rest of the year,… Read more »

Why Walmart’s ‘Everyday Low Prices’ Could Work Wonders For Auto Insurance

Auto Insurance To be Offered By Walmart

Walmart, the franchise that aggressively advertises its ‘Everyday Low Prices’ had recently extended its scope to include Auto Insurance. Beginning this month, Walmart announced its tie-in with AutoInsurance.com to offer car insurance to its customers at its customary ‘Everyday Low Prices’. Interestingly, the retail giant won’t directly sell auto insurance, but offer auto insurance comparison… Read more »