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888 Holdings a safe market bet

888 Holdings a safe market bet

Investing in the stock market is a gamble in itself, so it’s interesting to see that businesses who are built on having a flutter are attractive to investors. After online gambling really began to take off in the early 2000s, a mixture... 
International Investors Set to Scoop Windfall As UK Heads for Major Day of Sport

International Investors Set to Scoop Windfall As UK Heads for Major Day of Sport

United States firms investing in the British sports market and its associated industries are set reap a huge return on their investment this April as the United Kingdom hosts several of its most prominent, major live sporting events... 
Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University Given Shares Nike Inc (NKE)

Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University Given Shares Nike Inc (NKE)

Correction: an earlier version of this article stated that the board of trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University bought 715,385 shares of Nike Inc (NKE), but the article was in error, as it was a gift and not a purchase.  Read More »
General Electric Company (GE) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

General Electric Company (GE) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 13th, there was short interest totalling 76,018,122 shares, a drop of 21.6% from the December 30th... 
Lisa A. Knutson Sells 15,000 Shares of E.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP) Stock

Lisa A. Knutson Sells 15,000 Shares of E.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP) Stock

E.W. Scripps Company (The) (NYSE:SSP) VP Lisa A. Knutson sold 15,000 shares of E.W. Scripps Company (The) stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.00, for a total transaction... 
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Arctic Cat Inc. (ACAT) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Arctic Cat Inc. (ACAT) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Arctic Cat Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAT) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Arctic Cat, Inc. operates in... 
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Earns “Buy” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Earns “Buy” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Needham & Company LLC currently has a $935.00 price objective on the stock, up from... 
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Downgraded to “Buy” at Vetr Inc.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Downgraded to “Buy” at Vetr Inc.

Vetr downgraded shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Wednesday. Vetr currently has $62.30 price target on the casino operator’s stock. Several other... 
Scientists Finally Identify Earliest Herbivorous Marine Reptile

Scientists Finally Identify Earliest Herbivorous Marine Reptile

Paleontologists continue to find and identify organisms and animals from millions of years ago that give us an even better idea of the conditions of the planet over the eons of history. Of course, once in a while scientists also find... 
“Hitler” References Among Most Popular in Reddit Comments

“Hitler” References Among Most Popular in Reddit Comments

Spend any amount of time on the internet and you will likely eventually be referred to at least one Reddit thread. Reddit users, of course, are discussing hundreds of topics at any given time. But while it may be hard to predict what... 
Federal Reserve Rate Hike Could Be Coming Soon

Federal Reserve Rate Hike Could Be Coming Soon

On the heels that the US Federal Reserve will exercise more caution in terms of raising interest rates, US stocks rose in morning trading today. This is following a similar—and surprising—turn from European equities, which ended... 
Nebraska Department of Education Grant Seeks to Improve Opportunities for Students After High School

Nebraska Department of Education Grant Seeks to Improve Opportunities for Students After High School

If we distill the education system down to a single fundamental principle, most would probably argue that our schools are supposed to teach and prepare children for a productive adulthood. Schools are supposed to equip students with... 
Google Aims Stop Fake Download Buttons on the Web

Google Aims Stop Fake Download Buttons on the Web

Tech giant Google is launching a new campaign to take on those fake “download” and “Play” buttons many web users encounter on a daily basis. These buttons appear on a the web pages of popular file-sharing sites, among others.... 
US Education System: Technology and Diversity

US Education System: Technology and Diversity

Right now, in America, the public education system is going through a bit of a Renaissance. Sure, there is restructuring—the system does need an overhaul—but more importantly, students and educators alike recognize the need to... 
Should America Stop Standardized Testing?

Should America Stop Standardized Testing?

It is no big secret that the American public school system needs a major overhaul but this is no small task to tend.  Indeed, attempting to address all of the many issues facing American educators may be more complicated than anyone... 
Google Hangouts Will Employ Direct Connect Voice, Video Features

Google Hangouts Will Employ Direct Connect Voice, Video Features

Google Hangouts might be one of the most underrated web and mobile apps out there today. The interface lets you text and make phone calls through the internet. But a new update advises that users should switch to Google Messenger for... 
Does America Need Technology Education Standards?

Does America Need Technology Education Standards?

In order for America to compete in the global economy—or, perhaps, “participate” is more appropriate diction—we need to better educate our people about technology.  India and China are more populated and, more importantly,... 
Chinese Investment Group to Purchase Chicago Stock Exchange

Chinese Investment Group to Purchase Chicago Stock Exchange

The stock exchange(s) is a cornerstone of the American capitalist system. Without our stock exchanges, many companies would not have raised the capital necessary to open for business. Of course, these days, crowdfunding (and other... 
Google Will Test Self-Driving Car In Kirkland, Washington

Google Will Test Self-Driving Car In Kirkland, Washington

On Wednesday, Google announced they have elected to begin testing of their self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington. The announcement also details that the plan is to have the cars on public roads by the end of this month. Or, rather,... 
President Obama Proposes Oil Barrel Tax To Help Invest in Clean Energy Development

President Obama Proposes Oil Barrel Tax To Help Invest in Clean Energy Development

President Obama has announced his fiscal 2017 plan which includes the proposal of a $10-per-barrel oil tax. The hope is to take advantage of falling oil prices and increase funding for alternative transportation research and development.... 
Sears Resumes Store Closures Across the US

Sears Resumes Store Closures Across the US

Before the start of the holiday season Sears had already begun its restructuring, closing down a few stores in an effort to minimize expenses.  Of course, they had also hoped that the traditional lush holiday retail environment might... 
Can We Ever Achieve Education Equality?

Can We Ever Achieve Education Equality?

For ten years, in Maryland, the court has presided over a case examining the state’s investment in historically black colleges; or lack thereof. A recent ruling over this case, though, helps shed light on education equality in... 
Could Apple Shares Have Stabilized (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Could Apple Shares Have Stabilized (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Shares of Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) opened at $93 today an nearly immediately shot up to break $94 a share within the first hour. While the remainder of the morning was inundated with major trading action, the stock managed to reach... 
Pfizer Announces New Executive Leadership For Allergan Acquisition

Pfizer Announces New Executive Leadership For Allergan Acquisition

For the some time now, Pfizer and Allergan have been working to develop its new leadership team, a team of executives that will take the helm if their combined restructuring deal is approved. According to Pfizer Chairman and Chief... 
Shkreli Finally Appears in Hearing Over 5,000% Price Increase of Live-Saving Daraprim Drug

Shkreli Finally Appears in Hearing Over 5,000% Price Increase of Live-Saving Daraprim Drug

America’s favorite former pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, is smirking again, but this time it was during a US Congress hearing in which lawmakers questioned him about his strategy to severely inflate drug prices. Actually,... 
India Bans Facebook’s Free Basics “Internet For All” Project

India Bans Facebook’s Free Basics “Internet For All” Project

In April, Facebook debuted its free internet project—Free Basics—in India. Almost immediately, the tech giant encountered great opposition from Internet activists who argued that the project violates the “net neutrality” principle... 
America Needs Special Education Teachers

America Needs Special Education Teachers

Teachers are in high demand, that much is certain. There is no denying this. But while most people are probably aware of the need, it is not always easy to find enough people willing to fill that need. Or, rather, there seems to be... 
Slow Job Growth, But Higher Wages Could Be A Good Sign of Things To Come For Labor Market

Slow Job Growth, But Higher Wages Could Be A Good Sign of Things To Come For Labor Market

The most recent labor report shows that the US added a meager 151,000 jobs in the first month of 2016. But while this number is underwhelming, it belies greater improvement in the labor market, at least partially offset by an unemployment... 
US Lawyers At Risk for Substance Abuse Problems

US Lawyers At Risk for Substance Abuse Problems

Many people like to have a drink after work or as a night cap. It can often help to relieve some stress or act as a bit of a grown-up reward after working a tough day. In high stress jobs, in fact, this might seem like a perfectly... 
What is Being Done About Flint, Michigan ?

What is Being Done About Flint, Michigan ?

The situation in Flint, Michigan does not seem to be getting any better as the crisis has recently increased partisan tensions within both the US Senate and House of Representatives, this week. Members of a collective oversight committee...