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    Kiplinger11 hours ago

    7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

    As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got slammed. Some of my favorite dividend stocks, REITs and closed-end funds fell by 20% or more ... at a time when the broader stock market was rallying. This is where monthly dividend stocks come in handy.

  • Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to protect his 700-acre Kauai estate
    Finance
    Business Insider14 hours ago

    Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to protect his 700-acre Kauai estate

    Mark Zuckerberg paid close to $100 million for 700 acres of beachfront property on the island of Kauai in 2014. Three holding companies controlled by Zuckerberg filed eight lawsuits in local court on December 30 against families who collectively inherited 14 parcels of land through the Kuleana Act, a Hawaiian law established in 1850 that for the first time gave natives the right to own the land that they lived on. The 14 parcels total just 8.04 of the 700 acres Zuckerberg owns, but the law gives any direct family member of a parcel's original owner the right to enter the otherwise private compound.

  • Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein shares his 20% rule for getting ahead in your career
    Finance
    CNBC12 hours ago

    Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein shares his 20% rule for getting ahead in your career

    Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, became one of the most important people in Major League Baseball by following a rule that fast-tracked his career. It set him up to achieve what many thought was impossible, a resurrection of the Chicago Cubs. After 108 years, the team won the World Series again in 2016.