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MANA Stocks vs. FANG Stocks: 2 Years Later

It’s been two years since I took the original FANG shares — Facebook (META 4.38%), Amazon.co.uk (AMZN 2.66%), netflix (NFLX 2.69%)and parent Google Alphabet (GOOG 2.16%) (GOOGL 2.09%) — under the knife. I thought Netflix and Amazon were undeniably rock stars, but I had my doubts about the growth prospects …

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Canopy Rivers invests $1.4 million in white-label edible maker

Investment shop specializing in cannabis Canopy Rivers has placed a new bet on cannabis gummies. The company announced on Monday that it has invested C$2 million ($1.4 million) in privately held Dynaleo, which intends to manufacture gummies for other companies to sell under their own brands. Canopy Rivers investment takes …

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Should you buy Coinbase when it goes public?

In one of the most anticipated IPOs of 2021, massive cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase plans to go public via a direct listing. And while the IPO market has been hot recently, reports indicate that Coinbase could reach a valuation of $50 billion to $75 billion as a public company. In this …

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Is Enbridge a great dividend stock?

What should you look for in a dividend stock? Not only do you want an attractive and growing steady stream of income, but you also want your hard-earned money to be safe. Given the way energy stocks are trading, investors have understandably become skeptical of their prospects. Many small leveraged …

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Social Security Benefits

About one in five baby boomers say Social Security benefits will be their only source of retirement income, according to a survey by the National Retirement Institute. Social Security benefits aren’t designed to be your only source of retirement income, and the average retiree only receives about $18,500 a year …

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New Fidelity Financing Review: Debt Consolidation Legit or Scam?

Editorial credit: Antonio Gullem First of all! Thank you JOHN for sending me a copy of the new New Fidelity Funding mailer! Remember that if I post a copy of a mailing to which you email [email protected], I will send you $50. I’m looking for direct mail deals with oddly …

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3 Big Missing Pieces From AT&T’s HBO Max Launch

AT&T (T -0.61%) is set to launch HBO Max next week, and it has lined up plenty of distribution partners. It has announced partnerships with a slew of pay-TV providers and connected TV platforms, but there are three big omissions in its current lineup: Comcast (CMCSA -1.39%), Amazon (AMZN -0.73%)and …

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Why the Cleveland-Cliffs/AK Steel merger makes sense

On December 3, the American producer of iron ore pellets Cleveland Cliffs (CFL -1.88%) agreed to buy the American steelmaker AK steel (AKS) in an all-stock transaction. Cleveland-Cliffs will issue 0.4 shares to AK Steel shareholders at closing, which is expected to occur by the end of the first half …

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Domino’s fortification strategy remains risky despite the pace of comps

Patient investors were finally rewarded after Dominoes (DPZ -1.57%) posted better-than-expected earnings, easily beating Wall Street estimates for revenue and net income. Shares soared 25% on the news. The pizzeria’s “fortress strategy” of opening ever-increasing numbers of locations, especially in areas already served by an existing store, finally appears to …

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Packing tips from a couple traveling the world for a year

Over the past year, we have traveled the world for Business Insidervisiting nearly 20 countries and climates ranging from the freezing spring of Beijing to the summer of the Middle East. As we each brought only one hand suitcase and a backpack, we had it strategically packed with only the …

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Buy Better: Aligning Technology Against Intuitive Surgery

Surgeons have a reputation for using the hottest new tools and techniques. Dentists, not so much. But don’t let these stereotypes trick you into believing that fancy surgical tools will make more money than a new aesthetically appealing version of braces. Intuitive surgery (ISRG 2.20%) and Alignment technology (ALGN 1.78%) …

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Everything you need to know about Operation Warp Speed’s coronavirus vaccine accelerator

With the coronavirus pandemic gripping the world, governments around the world are desperate to fast-track the discovery of a vaccine. In the United States, since May, this urgent need has been met by a vaccine accelerator project called Operation Warp Speed ​​​​(OWS), which grants public and private companies to the …

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S&P 500 up 34 points on coronavirus treatment hopes; Rise in airline, cruise and retailer inventories

The S&P 500 Index (^GSPC -1.29%) gained 34 points, a solid 1% increase, on August 24, following news that a potential coronavirus vaccine could gain US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance as early as October. Reports suggest that a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and Astra Zeneca …

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2 actions from behind that could still win the race for COVID vaccines

Pfizer (DFP 1.17%)with his partner BioNTech (BNTX 0.21%)and Modern (ARNM -2.60%) are undoubtedly the undisputed leaders in the COVID-19 market right now. Some Americans are already receiving vaccines from companies and many more are waiting to be vaccinated. But are there actions from behind that could still win the race …

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Here’s why Jumia Technologies stock rose another 25% in December

What happened Shares of Jumia Technologies (JMIA 7.14%) rose 25.4% in December, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Stock has been hot throughout 2020, up more than 600% for the year, and its momentum also carried it higher last month. It probably would have risen even more …

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3 Under-the-Radar Dividend Stocks That Yield Over 5% You Won’t Want to Ignore

Many companies pay an attractive dividend. The list includes many household names investors are likely already familiar with and many they haven’t yet discovered. Three than the most yield-investors looking may not be familiar with Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure (AY 0.54%), Crestwood Equity Partners (CEQP 0.27%)and Medical Properties Trust (MPW 2.45%). …

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A big change Kamala Harris wants to make that could lower your housing costs

Image source: Getty Images. While this does not influence our product opinions, we do receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We are by your side, always. See our full disclosure to advertisers here. As vice president, Kamala Harris will have the ear of the president and will be …

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Are you ready to deal with homeless parents?

flickr/theeruditefrog In some cultures, there is an unspoken family contract: Parents are responsible for caring for their children, and in return for emotional, developmental, and financial support from their parents, children are then responsible for caring for their aging parents. Although not common in modern middle-class American life, it would …

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Forget Stock Markets – Here’s What Investors Should Really Watch

The stock market experienced a day of decline on Wednesday, giving up early gains. The same concerns investors had for some time seemed to weigh particularly heavily on stocks. Those concerns include the number of COVID-19 cases and uncertainty over whether economic stimulus will pass through Congress and the White …

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Is Sirius XM Stock too boring to hate in 2020?

There was a time when Sirius XM Funds (SIRI -0.15%) was a hotly contested battleground stock, but these days there seems to be an unspoken truce between bulls and bears. Slowing organic revenue gains from Sirius XM spooked high-octane growth investors. while the stock has consistently traded above $5 since …

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Brookfield Infrastructure just gave investors a gift

Investors in Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BEEP 1.09%) might have found a surprise addition to his portfolio earlier this month. The company offered them shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Company (BIPC 1.30%) on the basis of one share in the new entity for every nine shares they previously held. It is the …

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Virgin Orbit completes first-ever orbital launch

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” goes the old saying – but Virgin Orbit only needed one more try to succeed. Several months later his first attempt to send its LauncherOne rocket into orbit from the air failed in May, Virgin Orbit successfully orbited a payload of …

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A spreadsheet to help pay off student loan debt

Watching the calculations behind the scenes allows me to check and make sure everything looks realistic. Travis Hornby The third and final “Simulation” tab is the back-end that runs the spreadsheet. I don’t need to type anything or edit anything in this tab. However, it allows me to see the …

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2 Best Cannabis Stocks To Watch In November

On Election Day, the majority of voters in New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota and Montana voted to legalize recreational marijuana. This brings the number of states in which cannabis for adult use is legal to 15 states plus Washington, DC. 20 other states have legalized the use of marijuana for …

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Why Summit Materials stock jumped 12% in early trading today

What happened Shares of aggregates, cement and asphalt producer Summit Materials (SUM 0.77%) rose 12% in early trading Wednesday. By 11am EST today, stocks were still holding onto most of that gain, up around 11%. The big news behind this price hike came from financial services company Stephens. So what …

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Bitcoin just failed the coronavirus test

Bitcoin has taken investors on a roller coaster ride, and while its value has risen dramatically since its inception over a decade ago, it has experienced many downdrafts along the way. Bitcoin’s latest plunge, however, comes at a time when many would have thought the cryptocurrency would be most likely …

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Our best financial decisions | The Motley Fool

What’s the smartest financial decision you’ve ever made? Are you starting to save for your retirement? To buy a house? Obviously, there’s no perfect answer to a question about the smartest money move.. But in this crazy live video clip, we asked Fool.com contributors Matt Frankel, CFP, and Jason Hall, …

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World’s Cheapest Michelin Star Meals, Ranked

No matter where in the world you live, it’s easy to assume that Michelin-starred restaurants should be reserved only for splurge-worthy special occasions — and even then, that can drain your savings. However, that is no longer the case, and there are actually affordable options if you know where and …

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Microsoft kicks off the next-gen cycle with the launch of Xbox Series X and Series S

Microsoft (MSFT -0.59%) today launched its next-generation Xbox consoles, marking the official start of a new gaming console hardware cycle. It is also the first time the company has launched a hardware generation by launching two consoles with levels of different performance. The high-powered Xbox Series X retails for $499, …

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Why Virgin Galactic shares fell another 6% this morning

What happened After securing just a 2.5% rise on Monday on the back of a positive analyst rating from Cowen & Co., shares of the space tourism pioneer Galactic Pristine Backgrounds (SPCE -5.43%) are now entering their second consecutive day of decline. On Tuesday, Virgin gave up all the modest …

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Bristol Myers Squibb Declares New Dividend; Yield is 3.1%

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY -2.52%), one of the pharmaceutical industry’s most trusted dividend payers, is set to distribute its new distribution. On Thursday, the sprawling company’s board of directors declared a new quarterly dividend of $0.45 per share, which will be distributed Nov. 2 to registered investors beginning Oct. 2. …

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I Thought I Wasn’t a “Costco Person” Until My Friend Changed His Mind

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Nikola Founder Gives Company’s First Employees $233 Million Of His Stock

The founder of Nicholas (NKLA -0.38%) said Wednesday night that he was giving the first 50 employees hired by the electric truck maker 6 million shares of the company, fulfilling a promise he made to them when they were hired. In a video uploaded, Trevor Milton, now chairman of Nikola’s …

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Equifax Credit Freeze Won’t Stop Most Identity Thefts

The Equifax breach revealed sensitive personal information for nearly 150 million Americans. A credit freeze protects against new accounts being opened in your name, which happens to 4% of identity theft victims. However, freezing your credit won’t prevent the most common type of identity theft: the misuse of checking accounts. …

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Authentic Brands Could Join JC Penney Takeover

JC Penney (JCPN.Q) could have a third buyer to its rescue, participate in a buyout rather than allowing its bankruptcy to potentially continue into liquidation, according to a weekend report from Bloomberg. Private group Authentic Brands apparently joins Brookfield Real Estate Partners (BPY) and Simon Real Estate Group (GPS 0.39%) …

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3 embarrassing dividend stocks

When looking for value stocks, you often have to beat the bushes in the various investment sectors that are currently out of favour. When entire sectors are sold off, there are always a few stocks being punished that really shouldn’t be. They may have certain characteristics of their business model …

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American women have less money, time and support than men

Adopting a healthy lifestyle can be a constant struggle, whether it’s remembering to eat enough vegetables or exercising regularly. Time and money are the top reasons Americans say they struggle to live a healthy lifestyle, and lack of support is another major factor, according to a recent report from the …

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Stock market summary: approval of the agreement with Cypress Semiconductor; Inovio strikes back

Major benchmarks rebounded on Tuesday, though even the huge gains the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^ DJI 0.00%), S&P500 (^GSPC 0.16%)and Nasdaq Compound (^IXIC 0.00%) managed to post only recovered a fraction of what they lost on Monday. Market participants were reassured by the efforts made by the US government …

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3 things the FIRE movement is right about retirement savings and 3 things they’re wrong

How do you feel about leaving the labor market 20 to 30 years earlier than your peers? This is exactly what the Financial Independence, Early Retirement (FIRE) movement is all about. It involves saving and investing aggressively while you’re young and living frugally so you can afford to retire much …

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Why General Electric, Booking Holdings and Six Flags Stocks all jumped on Thursday

What happened In a curious confluence of circumstances, shares of stocks as varied as General Electric (EG 0.40%), Reserve credits (BKNG -0.92%)and Six Flags Entertainment (SIX -7.03%) are all up today – and apparently on no news directly affecting any of them. None of these three stocks reported earnings today …

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Booking Holdings floats $750 million in convertible debt

Online travel agency Reserve credits (BKNG -2.54%) reserves a significant new debt issue. The company announced on Wednesday that it was issuing $750 million worth of convertible senior notes. They will be issued in a private placement which is expected to close on Tuesday, April 14. These 0.75% notes mature …

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The Nasdaq is reporting strong profits thanks to large trading volumes. Is it sustainable?

Although the past year has been difficult for the financial sector, not all financials have suffered. While banks and real estate investment trusts (REITs) have taken a beating, Exchanges — notably Nasdaq (NDAQ 0.65%) — benefited from increased volatility. But while high volatility helps when the market is anxious and …

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Could a recession threaten Capital One more than its banking rivals?

Capital One Financial (COF 5.64%) is among the 10 main banking institutions. It is best known as a credit card issuer, and this exposure to unsecured loans makes it potentially vulnerable to a downturn in the economy. Recently, growing recession concerns, lackluster earnings growth and signs of deteriorating credit conditions …

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Why Tangier’s outlet malls fell up to 10% today

What happened Mall actions real estate investment confidence (REIT) Tangier Factory Outlet Centers (SKT -1.83%) fell about 10% at one point in morning trading today. It’s highly likely that the move is directly related to the gains this retail business owner saw last week. There is an important lesson here. …

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Warren Buffett Should Consider Investing In SPAC – Here’s Why

There has recently been a resurgence in popularity in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). The idea of ​​these so-called “blank check” companies isn’t entirely new, but more SPACs have gone public and more funds have been raised by these companies in 2020 than in the previous 10 years. combined. At …

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Millions of Americans could experience a tax shock. here’s why

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an unemployment crisis like no other. While the jobless rate has fallen since hitting a record high in April, millions of Americans are still out of work and increasingly dependent on unemployment benefits to cover their bills. But these are the same workers who are …

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3 things I always tell people in their 50s about retiring as a CFP

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and advice to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, such as American Express, but our reports and recommendations are always independent and objective. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Read …

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Average mortgage interest rate by credit score, year

According to data from S&P Global. Mortgage interest rates change constantly and there are many factors which can influence your interest rate. While some of these are personal factors over which you have control, and some are not, it is important to know what your interest rate might look like …

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Woman sells $1.3million Canadian mansion for $19 and a trial

A Canadian sells it for 1.3 million dollars residence for the low cost of $19 and a trial, the BBC reported on Monday. The three-bedroom house in Millarville, albertais the subject of a Facebook page liked by more than 15,000 people. But the contest will be canceled if the owner …

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Moderna coronavirus vaccine approved in Europe

Less than a month after obtaining emergency use authorization (EUA) from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its coronavirus vaccine, Modern (ARNM 5.28%) scored another major regulatory nod. On Wednesday, the company announced that the European Commission – the executive arm of the 27-nation European Union (EU) …

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Why S&P 500 Index Funds Are A Retiree’s Dream Investment

When investing for your retirement, you have seemingly endless options for where to put your money. There are countless stocks and a plethora of mutual funds to choose from, and all of these choices can be daunting. Fortunately, choosing the best stocks for your retirement may be easier than you …

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Federal Reserve promises unlimited quantitative easing to keep markets functioning

The Federal Reserve has become quite aggressive in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In early March, after Wall Street began to recognize the widening epidemic as a threat to the economy and investors sent major stock indexes falling more than 10% in a week, the central bank proceeded to …

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GameStop’s partnership with Microsoft still doesn’t solve its biggest problem

Regular customers of the video game retailer GameStop (GME 14.36%) may soon notice changes for the better. On October 8, the company announced a new partnership with the software giant Microsoft (MSFT 1.40%) which will improve the chain’s in-store technology. Upcoming upgrades include better system-wide inventory insight, deeper insights into …

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a tool to help you get the highest savings rate

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3 things seniors need to know about Social Security during COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of Americans, not just healthily, but also financially. More than 90% of American adults are worried about the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, according to a study by SurveyMonkey, and about 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March. While almost …

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Guide to Coverdell Education Savings Accounts

A Coverdell Education Savings Account is a type of deposit account designed to help save and pay for eligible education expenses. Although Coverdell ESAs are similar to a 529 plan, there are also differences in how they can help you save for your child’s college education. If you’re planning to …

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The Secret Behind Stock Market Records

Wall Street started the new month on the right foot on Tuesday, as major market benchmarks continued their ascent and retained much of their November momentum. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (^ DJI -0.50%) didn’t quite earn enough to set a new all-time high and actually finished well below the …

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How much have Americans saved for retirement in 2020? The answer is disappointing

Saving for retirement is best done throughout your career. The earlier you start investing and the more you contribute annually to your accounts, the easier it is to amass the nest egg you need for a comfortable retirement. Unfortunately, 2020 will be a lost year for millions of Americans when …

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Why Simply Good Foods grew 11% today

What happened Shareholders of the aptly named Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL -1.28%) had every reason to be happy on Tuesday. Their company was tipped to be part of a well-known stock index and was rewarded with a nearly 11% rise in share price following the announcement. So what S&P …

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GE Could Face SEC Discipline: Should Investors Be Worried?

General Electric (EG 1.09%) had more negative news for shareholders on Tuesday. The struggling industrial conglomerate revealed that it had recently received a Wells review of the SEC, indicating that staff members of the regulatory agency “consider recommending that the SEC bring a civil injunctive action against GE for possible …

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Caterpillar Agrees to Acquire Weir Oil & Gas: What It Means for Investors

caterpillar (CAT 1.95%) signed an agreement to acquire Weir Groupit is (THRESHOLD 1.16%) oil and natural gas division, Weir Oil & Gas, for $405 million in cash. Pending shareholder and regulatory approval, the deal is expected to close by the end of 2020. Here’s what the deal means for Weir …

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What is Survival Life Insurance?

Married couples can get separate individual life insurance policies, but there are also joint life insurance policies is for married people and couples. According to Mark Williams, CEO of International brokersjoint life insurance policies can be beneficial for wealthy couples looking to reduce the impact of estate and inheritance taxes …

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Forget Livongo: It’s Better Telehealth Stock

The financial world was in turmoil in August when Teladoc (TDOC 9.82%) bought Livongo Health for the colossal sum of 18.5 billion dollars. While both companies prospered – Livongo more than doubled its sales each year, and Teladoc also grew rapidly and expanded its network of members and suppliers – …

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Something’s wrong with America’s favorite type of credit card

Image source: Getty Images. While this does not influence our product opinions, we do receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We are by your side, always. See our full disclosure to advertisers here. Choose which one credit card using may be a bigger decision than you think. Your …

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Could opioids treat depression? This biotech plans to find out

Each year, approximately 17.3 million adults in the United States will experience at least one major depressive episode. About 1 in 3 people will not see an improvement in their symptoms after treatment involving at least two different types of drugs and will be diagnosed with a condition called treatment-resistant …

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Wells Fargo revamps its risk management operations with 6 new hires

Wells Fargo (WFC 3.55%) revamped its compliance and risk management operations with six new appointments in a bid to improve oversight. The new appointees build out the new centralized risk model the bank introduced in May, with five chief risk officers (CROs) per line of business. Among the new hires …

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Elon Musk and Ray Dalio drive Bitcoin stocks higher

What happened Elon Musk updated his Twitter profile to include the bitcoin hashtag early Friday morning. And when Musk does something like that, he has the power to influence the market. The price of bitcoin has skyrocketed following its profile update. And as we’ll see, he’s not the only significant …

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28% of millennials repaid their student loans with friends or family’s help

Loading Something is loading. Settle a debt student loan debtsome millennials turn to outside help. About 20% of millennial respondents to a recent Insider and Morning consultation said they had successfully repaid a student loan. Of these respondents, 28% said they paid off their debts with financial help from friends …

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3 industries I avoid like the plague

It’s been a really crazy year to be an investor. During the first quarter of 2020, Wall Street and investors suffered the The fastest bear market decline in history. But in the second quarter, they were privy to the biggest quarterly rise since 1998. These disconcerting movements are due to …

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What do you want to know

There may be months when you need to miss a payment on your car loan, mortgage, or credit card. If this continues, your bank or credit union has the right to offset your debt by tapping into your other accounts to pay off what you owe. “The right of set-off …

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Why Piedmont Lithium, Lithium Americas and SunPower Stock were all up after the presidential debate

What happened Well, the first presidential debate of 2020 is now in the history books (and thank goodness for that). Today, in the aftermath, stocks are starting to react to the little news we learned from the two leading contenders last night. However, illustrating how confusing the debate was, this …

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Nearly half of people pay off their debt by following a payment plan

Loading Something is loading. Pay off the debt sounds daunting, but it can be done. A new survey from Insider and Morning consultation surveyed 2,096 Americans about their financial health, debtand revenue from a new series, “The state of our money.” Of those surveyed, 1,613 have repaid a loan or …

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Forget Palantir: Booz Allen Hamilton is a better defensive stock

There were many eyes watching Palantir Technologies‘ (PLT 9.39%) debut at the end of September on the public markets, and for good reason. The data analytics company is backed by Peter Thiel, who enjoyed great success as a co-founder of PayPal and one of the first investors in both Facebook …

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Why Gevo Stock Jumped Today

What happened Shares of Gevo (GEVO -4.20% ) were climbing today after the alternative fuel specialist announced that he had exercised an option to purchase 239 acres of land in South Dakota, capitalizing on an expansion opportunity. The stock was up 19.7% as of 4:36 p.m. EST. Image source: Gevo. …

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How do the Bidens get $22,703 more from Social Security than the average couple?

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, received a total of $52,595 in Social Security benefits in 2019, according to the soon-to-be first couple. tax returns. While that may not seem like much compared to their combined annual income of $944,737 that year, it’s far more than the typical senior …

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Craft Brew Alliance is finally ready to ride the big wave

Jthe market might not have liked Craft Brewing Alliance ‘s (NASDAQ:BREW) fourth-quarter earnings report, sending shares down 10%, but the craft beer brewer appears to have finally got the right strategy in place to deliver the turnaround investors have been patiently waiting for. The year ahead may not see strong …

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Get ready: 10 reasons why a second stock market crash is imminent

There’s no doubt that when 2020 draws to a close, investors won’t soon forget. For a period of nearly five weeks, beginning February 19, panic and a record amount of fear over the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic sent the wide S&P500 (^GSPC -3.63%) to his the fastest bear market …

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With its stock at an all-time high, is Snap a buy heading into 2021?

Instantaneous (INSTANTANEOUS 2.51%) is the parent company that owns popular smartphone apps Snapchat and Bitmoji. Snap is one of the most creative digital companies and its products allow users to communicate with fun camera filters, disappearing messages and augmented reality. Snap has seen rapid growth this year in terms of …

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Why is the interest rate on my High Yield Savings Account dropping?

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and advice to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, such as American Express, but our reports and recommendations are always independent and objective. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Read …

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Why Lyft skyrocketed 67% in November

Shares of Lyft ( LYFT 3.50% ) soared 67.2% in November, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The move pushed the carpool stock from $23 per share to $38 during the month. For context, Lyft shares are still down 11% for the year through November, but were down …

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These 3 value stocks are absurdly cheap right now

The stock market has had a spirited start to 2021, with most index up sharply in the first weeks of the year. The rise follows last year’s surge from Wall Street’s pandemic-damped early spring lows. At this point, value investors are likely growing weary as bargains are few and far …

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Is Abbott Labs Stock a Buy After Its COVID-19 Test Controversy?

Did the White House and others celebrate Abbott Laboratories‘ (ABT -3.02% ) ultra-rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test too early? Some think so. A study by New York University researchers found that Abbott’s COVID-19 test that runs on its popular ID NOW platform missed a third of samples detected as positive by …

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Disney World shopping complex set to reopen May 20

Just two days after announcing that The Walt Disney Company ( SAY 0.86% ) is reopening of Shanghai Disneyland, we are seeing the first signs of life closer to home. The theme park giant revealed Thursday afternoon that it will partially reopen the Disney Springs shopping, dining and entertainment complex …

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Does term life insurance have a cash value?

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As COVID-19 rocks markets, digital health start-ups raise money

As the stock market experiences a collective chill in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, investors are actively seeking new opportunities for healthy long-term gains and higher upside potential. Investing in start-ups is not a new phenomenon in the financial world, but one sector, in particular, has seen a real …

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Mortgage rates today — November 13, 2020: Rates are still ultra-competitive

Image source: Getty Images. While this does not influence our product opinions, we do receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We are by your side, always. See our full disclosure to advertisers here. Mortgage rates continue to hold at competitive lows. This is what they look like today: …

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2 biotech stocks that continue to climb

If you’re looking for stock market thrills, it’s hard to beat small-cap biotech stocks. This year didn’t start with a bang for these two biotechs, but their performance over the past few months has been breathtaking. Read on to see what made these huge gains possible. Company Market capitalization January …

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My Best Cloud Computing Stock for 2021

Shareholders of Twilio ( TWLO -4.40% ) stock benefited from a Price gain of 220% in 2020 as the coronavirus accelerated companies’ digital transformation plans. But if you think you missed buying into this booming stock, you’re wrong. This customer engagement platform is well positioned to show strong growth for …

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Best Wholesale Club Credit Cards

Bulk purchases at stores like Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s can help you save time and money, but wholesale club credit cards can take your savings to another level. After all, wholesale club credit cards can help consumers earn cash and other benefits for every dollar spent. The best rewards …

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Why tapestry stock grew 16.1% in 2020

What happened Shares of Tapestry (TPR -2.80% ) rose 16.1% in 2020, but most of those gains came in the fourth quarter of the year as the luxury goods retailer saw sales surge suddenly. So what Demand for high-end handbags, shoes and accessories plummeted earlier in the year as the …

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Why this could be a huge vacation spot for Apple

After two product launch events — one on September 15 and another on October 21 — Apple (AAPL 2.09% ) announced that it will host another virtual event next Tuesday. “One more thing,” reads the invitation sent by Apple to the press. The timing of the product launch event highlights …

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What you need to know about Xpeng, Tesla’s latest Chinese competitor

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng ( XPEV 29.55% ) is now public. The aspirant You’re here (TSLA 4.78% ) its rival said it sold 100 million American Depository Shares (ADS) for $15 each, raising about $1.5 billion in an initial public offering that began trading Aug. 27. It was a …

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Nasdaq’s Top Stocks Don’t Care About the White House: Here’s Why

Hundreds of millions of Americans are watching Election results runoff with no clear idea of ​​who will win the presidency. But investors in the stocks that make up the Nasdaq Compound ( ^IXIC 0.00% ) have already received the news they wanted to hear, and the benchmark for key stocks …

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JC Penney Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

As widely expected by investors and retail industry experts, JC Penney ( JCPN.Q ) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company in difficulty, already hampered by the retail apocalypse consuming the sector in recent years, has been hit hard by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak. The filing was announced after …

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Home Equity Rate Review and Forecast for 2022

The interest rates for home equity loans and credit lines will increase slightly in 2022, with the the Federal Reserve expects to raise rates twice this year. Bankrate chief financial analyst Greg McBride predicts that this hike will have varying effects on existing borrowers versus new borrowers. For home equity …

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10 Great Business Podcasts

If you’re considering entering the world of podcasts, you won’t be a pioneer: they’ve already become big business. A total of 27 million people, for example, listen to NPR podcasts every month. Whatever your interests, there are probably podcasts that you will find interesting and informative. Here, for example, is …

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If you had invested $10,000 in Moderna’s IPO, this is how much money you would have now

You can’t go back in time, but it would be pretty cool if you could. Anyone who’s been paying attention to the news this year has no doubt heard of it. Modern (ARNM -3.58% ). Biotechnology became the center of attention earlier this year with its experimental COVID-19 vaccine based …

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Where will Home Depot be in 1 year?

Home deposit ( HIGH DEFINITION -0.56% ) thrived in a challenging operating environment in 2020. As shopping behavior was reshaped during the pandemic, the home improvement leader added more than $15 billion to its sales base and recorded soaring profits in the during the first three quarters of the year. …

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Is Virgin Galactic Stock a Buy?

It is difficult to judge a company as Galactic Pristine Backgrounds (NYSE: SPCE) depending on what it is today. The company has little to no revenue and is still in the testing phase of its spaceship development, and we have no idea what revenue or margins will look like as …

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EU regulator grants label extension for GlaxoSmithKline’s ovarian cancer therapy

Thusday, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK 3.62% ) announced that the European Commission has approved Zejula as first-line treatment for adult patients with cancer of the ovary, fallopian tubes or primary peritoneum, following chemotherapy. The FDA approved the drug for the same indications in April. “More than 65,000 women in Europe are diagnosed …

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3 5G stocks that pay reliable dividends

Investors can often overlook the huge technological changes that are right in front of them in search of the next big thing. One such example is 5G connectivity. Many may be misled by the ads announcing the arrival of 5G, but make no mistake, we are still in the early …

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1 reason why PennyMac Financial Services beats the market

What if I told you there was a financial stock over there that was trading up more than 22% since the start of the year? When you consider that the widest S&P500 is essentially stable so far this year and the ETFs of SPDR funds from selected financial sectors is …

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How to budget for unexpected expenses, according to the CFP

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Many Americans live paycheck to paycheck and would be overwhelmed by an unexpected $1,000 expense. A little planning ahead can help ensure you have money in the bank for unexpected expenses. The first thing to note: …

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Can Stitch Fix go even higher after the gains?

stitch correction (NASDAQ: SFIX) surprised investors by being more resilient than expected during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are reasons to believe that we could still see more growth to come. In this crazy live Video clip recorded on January 25, 2021Fool.com contributors Brian Withers and Matt Frankel, CFP, explain …

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Alaska Air’s cash burn beats expectations again

The COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 a difficult year for airlines. Alaska Air (NYSE:ALK) was no exception. By the end of March, the company was burning through cash at a rate of more than $400 million per month. That’s a huge amount of money for an airline of its size: …

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This is a game-changing move by Jumia Technologies

When small, under-the-radar companies are compared to mega-corporations, it’s often little more than unfounded hype. That’s how I felt when I started to hear Jumia Technologies (JMIA -7.83% ) called “the Amazon of Africa”. Popular bullish theses rarely praise Jumia on substance. They usually boil down to the following simplistic …

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Microsoft’s acceleration just taught investors a hugely important lesson

Cloud software giant Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced explosive gains on Tuesday evening. Revenue grew at an incredible 17%, a breathtaking rate for an $1.8 trillion giant, marking an acceleration from the 12% growth recorded last quarter, 13.6% growth recorded in the during the last financial year ended last June and …

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Why Ziopharm Oncology shares rose today

What happened Shares of Ziopharm Oncology (NASDAQ: ZIOP) were up 13.1% as of 3:50 p.m. EDT Monday. The big leap came after the company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to Ad-RTS-hIL-12 with veledimex (also known as IL-12 controlled) in the …

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What is a Treasury Bond?

A US Treasury bond (often called a T-bond) is a fixed-interest debt security issued by the US Treasury Department to raise funds to finance Uncle Sam’s spending needs. Treasury securities vary according to the type of maturity: Treasury bonds: These have original maturities of 20 or 30 years and generally …

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