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Big Tech Weighs on Nasdaq’s Q1 Gains

Sometimes, bigger isn't necessarily better -- just ask the mega-cap components of the Nasdaq Composite, which held back the tech index in the first quarter. More 

KFC Introduces New Meals for Kids … in a Bucket

KFC has introduced a new meal aimed at children, the Li'l Bucket, and will use contests and social media to promote the product. More 

Struggling States Consider Cashing In on Marijuana

In the wake of votes legalizing marijuana use in Washington and Colorado, state lawmakers are looking at proposals to tax pot sales. More 

5 Internet and Web Service Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of five Internet and Web Service stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

Move Over Wine, Young Women Have New Preferred Drink

In a change of longstanding, beer has replaced wine as younger women's favorite adult beverage. More 

FDA Approves New Biogen Drug to Treat MS

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Biogen Idec's new multiple sclerosis capsule, Tecfidera. More 

50 Blue-Chip Stocks Increasing Dividends in Q1 2013

What's not to love about a big, blue-chip stock that has put its money where its shareholders are with even bigger payouts? These 50 companies did just that in the first quarter of 2013. More