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Cyber Monday grows as busiest day of season people shopping
February 17, 2016

Cyber Monday grows as busiest day of season people shopping

Cyber Monday proved just as big a draw as ever after a weekend that saw fewer people shopping in stores. Sales grew 8.5% for the 24-hour period, according to IBM Digital Analytics, solidifying Monday as the largest online shopping day of the year. Shoppers spent an average of $124.21 per order, down 3.5% from last year, though...

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Business Getting gas to market the legal behind the infrastructure
February 06, 2016

Business Getting gas to market the legal behind the infrastructure

The “glut of natural gas” in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays has brought numerous midstream companies to the forefront of the natural gas industry. Now that there seems to be an enormous amount of natural gas in storage, addressing how to get it to market is another situation altogether. Numerous pipelines, or...

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Report says richest 1% will control most wealth that represents
January 08, 2016

Report says richest 1% will control most wealth that represents

The world’s richest 1% will soon amass wealth that represents more than the entirety of that owned by the rest of the people on our planet, a new report released Monday by the British anti-poverty charity Oxfam claims. The study, published ahead of this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos,...

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Used car prices remain high led by certified used more car shoppers
November 28, 2015

Used car prices remain high led by certified used more car shoppers

Faced with high prices for new cars, more car shoppers in November turned to the used-car market. Some of the biggest action came on so-called “certified pre-owned vehicles” — late-model vehicles checked over by dealers and carrying a brand warranty — which posted a 21% increase in the amount that customers actually...

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Major banks now face a second forex that affect trillions of dollars
September 05, 2015

Major banks now face a second forex that affect trillions of dollars

As the economy continuing to gain strength, low-mileage pickup trucks have been among the strongest performers, commanding high price at auction due to their short supply. Most are work trucks, needed by construction and other workers who need them. “These trucks are doing really, really well” in the used market, says...

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What’s your retirement IQ For most, it’s lousy in survey Americans
July 29, 2015

What’s your retirement IQ For most, it’s lousy in survey Americans

In survey after survey, Americans have not scored well on retirement literacy tests. But a new survey of Americans ages 60 to 75 says 80% failed a retirement income literacy test. The results of the poll, released today by the American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pa., are pretty dismal. The poll was conducted...

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Entries for 2015 Northeast Oil & Gas until Awards now open
July 07, 2015

Entries for 2015 Northeast Oil & Gas until Awards now open

Entries for the much-anticipated 2015 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards will continue to be accepted until the submission deadline of Thursday, Dec. 11. The event, which is also sponsored by media sponsor Marcellus Business Central, will feature an awards gala dinner on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in...

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Civil engineers hold first Shale conference in the American Society
January 05, 2015

Civil engineers hold first Shale conference in the American Society

ASCE stated in its program that it decided to hold its first national conference on shale gas in Pennsylvania because “it’s one of the most active regions of shale works in the U.S., where the effects and impacts of operations and production have become part of our daily lives, whether it is the sudden fortune of...

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