Market Needs To Prove It

Monday’s Session The S&P 500 (SPY) got off to an impressive start Monday, at one point posting a gain of 48 points. Once again selling conviction picked up producing another ugly set of daily candlesticks. Early in the session, today’s high exceeded Friday’s, which is what we want to see (compare A to 1 ). […]

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Altria Responds To Kodak Moment With Aggressive Tactic

Altria (MO) is the ideal stock for dividend growth investors, with its record of 52 dividend boosts in 49 years and a current yield around 5%. Still, the company may be facing the wrong kind of Kodak moment – a time when its primary product is in danger of being replaced by a new technology. […]

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#MeToo A Year Later. How Far Have We Really Come?

One year ago on Oct 15th, 2017, the #MeToo movement exploded virally as a hashtag and has since forced the world to have a very long overdue conversation. Since its inception, a number of prominent men have lost their jobs, as well as California and New York passing laws to require company harassment training and […]

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3 Reasons Why Los Angeles Could Become the Nation's Next Tech Hub

Los Angeles, a city known for its glitz, glam and its title as the undisputed entertainment capital of the world, has another industry hidden up its sleeve: a thriving, rapidly growing tech ecosystem. At a time when startups, prominent tech figures from Tim Ferriss to Peter Thiel, and employees alike are all beginning to find […]

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A Massive New Study of 38,000 Workers Says This 1 Thing Makes Employees Much Happier (and Probably More Loyal)

Want happier employees? A big new study by four economics professors has some surprising findings on how to make it happen. And, it becomes clear pretty quickly as you read through the results that happier employees are likely to be more loyal employees.  This isn’t a small, “improve happiness by 5 percent” finding. In fact, […]

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Nokia kicks off cost-cutting plan after third-quarter profit drops 27 percent year-on-year

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Telecom network equipment maker Nokia on Thursday announced a new cost-cutting program after reporting quarterly profits down 27 percent from a year ago. FILE PHOTO: The new Nokia 8110 is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo The Finnish company, rival to Sweden’s Ericsson […]

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CityFibre to invest 2.5 billion pounds in full-fiber for UK homes

LONDON (Reuters) – CityFibre, a British broadband operator backed by Goldman Sachs, said it would spend 2.5 billion pounds ($3.25 billion) on rolling out fiber networks in 37 towns and cities, offering ultra-fast connections to as many as 5 million homes. The company, which was bought by Goldman Sachs West Street Infrastructure Partners and private […]

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Exxon, Ben & Jerry's among buyers of $256 million in political ads on Facebook

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp, Ben & Jerry’s and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote. The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen through two moving buses in Menlo Park, California, […]

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Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison Slams Amazon Over Cloud Security

Oracle executive chairman Larry Ellison is going after Amazon and its cloud computing arm, once again. During the database giant’s annual user conference in San Francisco Monday, the Oracle co-founder spent much of his keynote criticizing Amazon over perceived failings. It marks another instance of Ellison using his own company’s technology conference as a vehicle […]

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According To Decades Of Science These Are The 5 Ways To Fall Asleep And Beat Insomnia

We live in an always-on world; hyperconnected, overloaded with information, and addicted to our screens, especially the smartphone soulmates that are constantly begging for our attention. We can joke about the many aberrant behaviors this causes, such as walking headlong in doors, walls and each other, but where this behavior takes its greatest toll is on our sleep.  […]

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