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Gold Prices: Hong Kong To The Rescue?

Much of the recent fluctuation in gold prices was blamed on the improving American economy. The changing economic landscape in the United States is considered key for determining the long-term market value of the precious metal As such, gold suffered a drop in value as the US dollar strengthened; there is also the expectation that interest rates are due to …

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Silver Prices Lead To Surprising Show Of Optimism

Silver prices fell to the lowest they’d ever been on Monday. While this may at first seem a discouraging sign, the word is that what will follow is a massive opportunity to buy. As of right now silver is trading at around $17.70 per ounce. For comparison’s sake, gold is currently valued at roughly $1,220 per ounce. Such an astronomical …

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Netflix Will Soon Be Raising Prices

Netflix is gearing up to make a move that may not sit well with its subscribers. On Monday, the Internet video service announced that the cost of monthly subscriptions would be going up within the next few months. They are estimating that the cost for new subscribers will increase by one to two dollars. The nearly 36 million current subscribers …

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Penney Store Closings of 33 Locations Will Cut 2,000 Jobs

On Wednesday, January 15th, J.C. Penney Co. announced the shutdown of 33 stores mainly located in smaller markets that have been experiencing a continual decline in customer visits. According to Chief Executive Mike Ullman, the clothing company chain has experienced a drastic fall in sales and the closing of selective locations will help to improve the performance of the company’s stores. …

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Chipotle Eyes Price Increase in Quest to Remove GMOs

The cost of a burrito at Chipotle may be going up in the near future. The company just reported their Q3 earnings, and in the earnings call CEO and Founder Steve Ells said that a 3-5% price increase could be on the way. The increase could come, in large part, as a product of the restaurant chain attempting to fully …

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Gas Prices Reach 8-Month Low

After a two month high with a national average of $3.46 a gallon, gas prices tilt to an 8-month low of approximately 35 cents since the top of the year. While most Americans consider this incredible feat a reason to leap for joy, the price dip only gets better, as prices are anticipated an additional 20 to 25 cents in …

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EA Is Raising Xbox One, PS4 Game Prices In The UK

Well, this is troubling. GAME, a major UK games retailer, said that EA will be raising the prices of its next-gen games on the Xbox One and PS4. Gamers in the UK will be paying £54.99 for EA’s games instead of the usual £44.99 price tag that many have become accustomed to over the last generation. What makes this so …

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First-Party PS4 Games Won’t See A Price Hike, Will Stay At $60

There was some concern earlier this week that the price of games would go up in the next generation. Microsoft helped calm fears by saying its games would remain at $60, and now others are starting to confirm the same. Shacknews reports that a Sony representative has confirmed that the company’s first-party titles will remain at $60: “…we have announced …

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Study: The High Cost of Gasoline

How many times have you personally made the choice to not go on a trip or made dinner plans around how much gas you are going to spend in the process. You have probably heard this and said it your self to people at work and on the street: “Gas prices are ridiculous.” More and more people are having to …

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