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Bronny James' youth basketball game was canceled for security concerns

LeBron James Jr., the son of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James, drew such a large crowd to a 13-and-under grassroots basketball game that the game was canceled for security concerns.

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    CNBC

    Mark Cuban owns just a handful of stocks and tons of cash because he's worried about the market

    "I'm down to maybe four dividend-owning stocks, two shorts, and Amazon and Netflix," the billionaire says. Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday that he's holding much more cash than he normally does because he's concerned about the stock market and U.S debt levels. Cuban said Amazon and Netflix are his biggest holdings.

  • China unloads U.S. soybean cargo amid public worries about cost of trade war
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    Reuters

    China unloads U.S. soybean cargo amid public worries about cost of trade war

    A vessel carrying U.S. soybeans was unloading its cargo worth at least $23 million at the Chinese port of Dalian on Monday, becoming one of the first shipments to incur hefty new import duties as the trade row deepens between Beijing and Washington. The docking of the vessel after five weeks anchored off China's coast ended long-running speculation over the fate of the cargo, which had captured public attention. China's state grains stockpiler Sinograin confirmed in a fax to Reuters it will pay the additional 25 percent import tariff on its 70,000 tonne cargo of the oilseed.

  • Uptake continues to steal execs away from GE
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    American City Business Journals

    Uptake continues to steal execs away from GE

    Uptake just hired another group of executives away from General Electric as the Chicago startup looks to steal customers from GE’s struggling digital business. The hires come as Uptake takes aim at GE’s digital customers, including those using GE’s Predix software system.

  • Why Berkshire May Be Buying Back Stock Right Now
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    Motley Fool

    Why Berkshire May Be Buying Back Stock Right Now

    "The earlier share repurchase program provided that the price paid for repurchases would not exceed a 20% premium over the then-current book value of such shares. Of course, Berkshire didn't report any repurchases in its recent second quarter report, since the quarter ended two weeks prior to the announcement.

  • 3 Top Stocks Under $10
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    Motley Fool

    3 Top Stocks Under $10

    Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR), and ADT (NYSE: ADT) have gone through their share of challenges recently, but there's reason to believe that their futures look brighter and that you won't be able to pick them up for a single-digit price tag much longer. Ford Motor Company has gone through a tough few years, seeing its stock steadily lose ground since 2014. Weakening sales abroad, especially in the difficult European market, spurred the automaker to engage in a huge restructuring effort that has cost the company more than $10 billion.

  • Should You Buy Snap at a 30% Discount to Its IPO Price?
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    Motley Fool

    Should You Buy Snap at a 30% Discount to Its IPO Price?

    Snap (NYSE: SNAP), owner of the Snapchat platform, recently posted second quarter 2018 numbers that topped analyst estimates. Snap's stock initially rallied on those headline numbers, but quickly reversed course after a closer look exposed some other, more troubling figures. Let's review Snap's report to see if the stock -- which remains nearly 30% below its March 2017 IPO price -- has a chance to recover.

  • Amazon's Ad Business is Big and Getting Bigger
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    Amazon's Ad Business is Big and Getting Bigger

    In today's call, analysts at PiperJaffray gave Amazon an overweight rating and called advertising at e-commerce giant "a major driver to results and valuation today and continuing in the coming quarters and years." They estimate that the company could see $8 billion in 2018 advertising revenue and reach $16 billion by 2020.

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    Barrons.com

    AT&T's Gotten Way Too Cheap. Here's Why It Could Be Time to Buy.

    AT&T (T) shares are higher on Monday, helped by a vote of confidence from Morgan Stanley. Where we were: AT&T shares have badly trailed the market this year, amid wider underperformance for telecom in general, and concerns surrounding its takeover of Time Warner. Where we're headed: The telecom sector will soon be replaced by the communications services sector, and AT&T itself could get a boost, given its low valuation and potentially growing investor appetite for defensive stocks.

  • Square's Cash Card Is Killing It
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    Motley Fool

    Square's Cash Card Is Killing It

    Square (NYSE: SQ) introduced the Cash Card -- a debit card product attached to its Cash App -- about one year ago. Cash Card has been an undoubted success for Square. The increase in Cash Card transactions is a great sign for Square's ability to monetize Cash App.

  • 3 Cloud Stocks to Buy Right Now
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    Zacks

    3 Cloud Stocks to Buy Right Now

    In a matter of just a few years, “the Cloud” has evolved from a budding new tech feature to one of the main factors driving growth in the technology sector. Cloud computing is now an essential focus for software-related companies, and cloud stocks have piqued the interest of many tech-focused investors. New technologies and changing consumer behavior have changed the shape of the technology landscape, and an industry that was once centered on the personal computer has adapted to survive in the world of mobile computing and the Cloud.

  • China is printing money for countries like Poland and Brazil at 'full steam' as it tries to expand its influence on the global economy
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    Business Insider

    China is printing money for countries like Poland and Brazil at 'full steam' as it tries to expand its influence on the global economy

    China’s money-printing industry is running at "full steam" for foreign clients including Thailand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, India, Brazil, and Poland, according to reports. The printing is linked to China's Belt and Road Initiative, which has seen China build infrastructure and invest in about 60 countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. "A nation must have considerable trust in the Chinese government to allow it to print its banknotes," Hu Xingdou, a professor of economics at the Beijing Institute of Technology, told the South China Morning Post.

  • 3 Things You Need to Know About the Hottest Marijuana Stock on the Market
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    Motley Fool

    3 Things You Need to Know About the Hottest Marijuana Stock on the Market

    Canadian marijuana stocks receive a lot of attention. That's understandable, since most of the marijuana businesses with the highest market caps are based in Canada. However, there are some stocks of U.S. companies that operate in the cannabis industry

  • Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary
    Finance
    Associated Press

    Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson both came out Monday against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great" if there was a boycott. Trump's Sunday tweet forced Walker and other Republicans to take a position on the sticky political issue involving an iconic Wisconsin company just ahead of Tuesday's primary where Trump allegiance has been a central focus. Trump on Sunday tweeted it was "great" that "many" Harley owners planned to boycott the company if manufacturing moves overseas, continuing a steel tariff dispute he's had since June with the company.

  • Here's Why The Trade Desk Is Skyrocketing Higher
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    Motley Fool

    Here's Why The Trade Desk Is Skyrocketing Higher

    There was an abundance of things to like when The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) reported its second-quarter financial results on Aug. 9. The company reported record revenue of $112 million, up 54% year over year, and adjusted earnings per share of $0.60, which climbed 15%. The Trade Desk identified three significant developments that it sees as catalysts for future growth.

  • Preparing for explosive growth, AMD execs tout need for more women in chip industry
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    American City Business Journals

    Preparing for explosive growth, AMD execs tout need for more women in chip industry

    Chip underdog Advanced Micro Devices is getting ready for explosive growth that could outpace incumbents like Intel Corp., and its executives see it as a critical time to recruit diverse talent. “The truth is, there are not enough [women in semiconductors], but we think there are more out there,” AMD CEO Lisa Su told a crowd of young contestants and their families who had flown in from around the world for a pitching competition held at the company's Santa Clara headquarters last week. AMD's latest efforts come as tech companies increasingly compete to attract and retain diverse technical talent amid a broader talent war.

  • Netflix CFO steps down, Bayer shares plunge, Coca-Cola worker strike, Dish Network downgrade
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    Netflix CFO steps down, Bayer shares plunge, Coca-Cola worker strike, Dish Network downgrade

    Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith on the stocks making headlines in midday trading Monday.

  • PepsiCo Investors Should Be Happy CEO Indra Nooyi Is Out
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    Motley Fool

    PepsiCo Investors Should Be Happy CEO Indra Nooyi Is Out

    After more than two decades at PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP), half of them as CEO, Indra Nooyi has resigned. Although Nooyi's appointment was a groundbreaking achievement -- a minority female leading a Fortune 500 company is a rarity -- her tenure has failed where it matters most for investors: generating returns. From October 1, 2006 -- when Nooyi stepped into the CEO role -- until the end of last week, shares of the soda and snack company gained only 73%, far short of the S&P 500's 112% rise.

  • Is CenturyLink's Big Dividend Finally Safe?
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    Motley Fool

    Is CenturyLink's Big Dividend Finally Safe?

    Buying into regional telcos has been a gutsy undertaking for typically risk-averse income investors. CenturyLink has now landed ahead of analyst profit targets in back-to-back quarters, a welcome change from the countless misses it racked up in earlier periods.

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    CNBC

    Young people want to retire by age 60—but experts warn the 'new retirement age' is 70

    Young people are optimistic when it comes to their financial futures. According to new research from Charles Schwab , which surveyed 2,000 young Americans aged 16 to 25, a resounding 76 percent think they'll have a better financial future than their parents. The good news is, "a big percentage put saving for retirement as a high priority," she says.

  • Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN): What You Have To Know Before Buying For The Upcoming Dividend
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    Simply Wall St.

    Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN): What You Have To Know Before Buying For The Upcoming Dividend

    Attention dividend hunters! Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) will be distributing its dividend of US$1.32 per share on the 07 September 2018, and will start trading ex-dividend in 2 days time on the 16 August 2018. Let’s take a look at Amgen’s most recent financial data to examine its dividend characteristics in more detail.

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    Investopedia

    3 Oil Stocks Seen Plunging as Much as 14%

    The decline in oil prices may accelerate as the U.S. dollar soars higher, and that's bad news for oil stocks. Oil prices and the dollar tend to go in opposite directions, representing what experts call a negative correlation. Should the dollar continue to strengthen against other foreign currencies, the price of oil will probably decline.

  • Why I'm Worried About Ford Motor Company’s 6% Dividend
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    Motley Fool

    Why I'm Worried About Ford Motor Company’s 6% Dividend

    Analysts are starting to raise concerns in the wake of Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) dismal second-quarter earnings report. Ford executives have promised that improvements are on the way, part of a larger restructuring plan that the company has yet to fully explain. At least one analyst is now thinking the previously unthinkable: Ford might have to cut its dividend.

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    Benzinga

    Bank Of America Upgrades Sunrun After Post-Q2 Pullback

    Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ: RUN)'s notable move lower last week in reaction to the solar power company's second-quarter report put an end to Bank of America Merill Lynch's bearish stance on the stock. The Analyst BofA's Julien Dumoulin-Smith upgraded Sunrun

  • 3 Top Stocks to Buy in August
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    Motley Fool

    3 Top Stocks to Buy in August

    Immediately following Facebook's earnings release -- and subsequent record-breaking drop -- I was skeptical of future prospects. The possibility that Facebook would no longer be able to make big acquisitions (due to probable government intervention) and major increases in the costs of Facebook collecting its data (due to security spending) took away two major reasons for investing in the stock. For starters, while Facebook will probably never be able to make another WhatsApp or Instagram-esque acquisition, those two properties are just starting to scratch the surface of monetization.

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    Benzinga

    Analyst Says Things Could Get Worse For Deutsche Bank's Stock

    Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE: DB) stock is down nearly 40 percent year-to-date, but one analyst says things are going to get much worse for Deutsche Bank investors before they get better. The Analyst Bank of America analysts led by Andrew Stimpson downgraded