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Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items

Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items

In recent weeks, some of the biggest store chains, including Target (TGT), Walmart, (WMT) Gap (GPS), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) and others have reported in their latest earnings calls that they have too much inventory of stuff ranging from workout clothes, spring-time jackets and hoodies to garden furniture and bulky kids’ toys. It’s costing them …

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How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

The Marathon Anacortes Refinery. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Ryder/Getty Images The Marathon Anacortes Refinery. David Ryder/Getty Images President Biden and Big Oil are at each other’s throats. At a time when gas prices are at the highest level in history, hurting regular Americans, he points out that Big Oil companies are …

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Schools Are Spending Billions on High-Tech Defense for Mass Shootings

Schools Are Spending Billions on High-Tech Defense for Mass Shootings

Reid Baeur was finishing lunch period last year at his middle school in the Atlanta area when an alarm began blaring through the halls, warning of an emergency. Reid, then in sixth grade, had never heard the school’s “code red” alert before. It was part of a new $5 million crisis management service that the …

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US bans Juul but young vapers are already switching to newer products

This week, the US effectively banned Juul after the Food and Drug Administration ordered the e-cigarette maker to remove its popular products from the marketplace. Experts have hailed the move as significant. But they are also concerned that such efforts are failing to keep up with a fast-moving vaping industry – one where young people …

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Biden’s Abuse Of Defense Production Act Will Drive Gas Prices Even Higher | The Daily Wire

Biden’s Abuse Of Defense Production Act Will Drive Gas Prices Even Higher | The Daily Wire

Gas prices have driven many a voter to the polls in our nation’s history, but Americans are feeling pain at the pump now more than ever as the average national gas price breached $5 for the first time in history. President Biden is busying himself with non-solutions like a temporary gas tax break — something even …

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This GasBuddy price tracker shows that prices have begun to fall again since hitting an all-time high of $5.03 on June 13

Gas prices will drop by up to 20c a gallon by July 4, GasBuddy says – but it will only be temporary

Gas prices are forecast to drop by up to 20 cents per gallon ahead of the July 4 holiday, but analysts allege relief at the pump is only temporary. Analysis by fuel price tracker GasBuddy shows a gallon of gas costs $4.91-a-gallon, as of June 25. That is down from an all-time high of $5.03 …

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Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

It’s easy to want to duck for cover given the carnage seen this year in stocks and bonds, particularly with the Federal Reserve vowing to wage an unconditional battle against high inflation. While inflation running at a 40-year high still sits near the top of the list of worries for many investors, another potential bugaboo …

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Bitcoin crash

Why This Crypto Crash Is Different: Don’t Fight The…

Bear markets have grown almost routine for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices. Since its 2009 launch, Bitcoin’s price has tumbled more than 50% six times. X Coinbase (COIN) CEO Brian Armstrong, in a June 14 letter announcing an 18% staff cut, offered assurance despite the latest Bitcoin crash and walloping of other crypto prices. Armstrong …

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The FDA Could Soon Crown This E-Cig Maker King | The Motley Fool

The FDA Could Soon Crown This E-Cig Maker King | The Motley Fool

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to remove one of the biggest, most popular electronic cigarettes from the market, opening the way for its rival to become the unassailable leader in smoking alternatives. Although the regulatory agency delivered what appeared to be a death blow to Juul Labs by rejecting its marketing application …

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