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Fourth of July Gas Prices at Six-Year High

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Millions of Americans who plan on hitting the road for the Fourth of July holiday are in for a rude awakening when they fill up at the pump. This year, gasoline prices are at their highest level since Independence Day in 2008, thanks in Read More

Caesars to Close Showboat Casino in Atlantic City

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced plans Friday to close its Showboat casino in Atlantic City. The closure comes on the heels of increasing competition in the gambling market, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read More

Stocks End the Week Lower Despite Slight Gains

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wall Street stocks boasted small gains Friday, but still ended the week with losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 6 points to finish up at 16851.84. The Nasdaq Composite gained 19 points at 4397.93, and the S&P 500 closed Read More