A new Google handset can pay for items with a swipe -- just like plastic.
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Gold, semiconductors, small caps and short S&P funds all make the list.
Dividend increases make these stocks attractive buys.
Many large retail brokerages are being shut out of next week's exclusive GM stock offering.
If rumors are true, the social media icon is looking to launch a Web-based e-mail client.
Norway is the fifth-largest oil exporter in the world.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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