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Jul 31, 2014

Mercury General (MCY) Passes Through 5% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Thursday, shares of Mercury General Corp. (NYSE: MCY) were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.46), with the stock changing hands a... #NYSE #iShares #Mercury General

Jul 31, 2014

10 Inspirational Quotes From The 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative Summit In Washington DC

President Obama launched the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in 2010 to support an emerging generation of African leaders as they work to drive economic growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, peace and security across Africa... #Washington, D.C. #Barack Obama #Africa

Aug 01, 2014

NFL boss Roger Goodell stands by his two-game suspension of Ray Rice

There seems to be a general consensus that the NFL did not come down hard enough on Ray Rice when it suspended the Baltimore Ravens running back two games for allegedly hitting his now-wife Janay Palmer... #Roger Goodell #Baltimore Ravens #National Football League #Ray Rice

Aug 01, 2014

The Week Ahead: Will Bond Fund Holders Be Singing the Blues?

The stock market finally got hit last with its first heavy round of selling since early February. The Dow Industrials gave up its gains for the year. It had been lagging the other market averages like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all year. So far... #Roger Goodell #Baltimore Ravens #National Football League #Ray Rice

Aug 01, 2014

Sizing Up Senator Thad Cochran Alongside Tomatoes, Pies and Cows

Mississippi voters came to hear Mr. Cochran give his stump speech at the Neshoba County Fair, a 125-year-old tradition that signifies the beginning of the general election season... #Mississippi #Tea Party movement

Jul 31, 2014

Driverless Vehicles: The Next Generation

Driverless cars, already an established technology in the US, Sweden and Japan, are to debut on British roads in January 2015... #Mississippi #Tea Party movement

Aug 01, 2014

WHO Warns of 'Catastrophic' Consequences of Ebola

World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said the outbreak in West Africa is spreading quickly and that greater efforts must be made to control it... #West Africa #Margaret Chan #World Health Organization

Jul 31, 2014

Our Schools Are Un-American. Video Games Can Fix That

“Game based learning” is a misleading term. After all, gaming always involves learning. You learn who the bad guys are, how to shoot, how to jump, how to run, where the secret portals are. Gaming is constant learning. Life is also constant learning. ... #West Africa #Margaret Chan #World Health Organization

Jul 31, 2014

How NASCAR pit crews are turning to football world for next generation

Coy Wire goes inside Hendrick Motorsports to see how NASCAR pit crews are utilizing former football players to build better pit crews... #NASCAR #Hendrick Motorsports

Aug 02, 2014

Executed Arizona Inmate Got 15 Times Standard Dose, Lawyers Say

The State Department of Corrections said it was seeking an outside investigator to conduct an independent inquiry into the execution of Joseph R. Wood III... #NASCAR #Hendrick Motorsports