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  • Apple says it will invest $350 billion in the U.S. over the next five years
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    Apple says it will invest $350 billion in the U.S. over the next five years

    Apple (AAPL) is making a major investment in the U.S. economy. In a release on Wednesday afternoon, the world’s largest publicly-traded company said it would make a “direct contribution” of $350 billion into the U.S. economy over the next five years. The company said this number does not include ongoing tax payments, or tax revenue generated by wages paid to employees or sales tax on Apple products.

  • Here's the Real Reason Behind Rey's Controversial Origin Story in The Last Jedi
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    Here's the Real Reason Behind Rey's Controversial Origin Story in The Last Jedi

    Warning: This post contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi saw Rey finally learn the truth about her parents, but it certainly wasn’t the answer she — or some fans — wanted to hear. “They were filthy junk traders who sold you off for drinking money,” Kylo Ren told her after betraying and killing Supreme Leader Snoke.

  • Mother in California House of Horrors Was ‘Perplexed’ When Police Showed Up, Officials Say
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    Mother in California House of Horrors Was ‘Perplexed’ When Police Showed Up, Officials Say

    The California mother of 13 children who were allegedly tortured, starved or shackled inside a house of horrors was “perplexed” when investigators paid a visit to their home this week, officials said Tuesday. Authorities said Louise Turpin, the 49-year-old biological mother of all 13 children, appeared baffled about why authorities were inside her Perris, Calif., home, where they allegedly found at least three children bound to their beds with chains and padlocks Sunday. “The mother was perplexed as to why we were at that residence,” Capt. Greg Fellows of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said at a news conference.

  • Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare
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    Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare

    For as much as people tend to hate the hassle associated with flying, Southwest Airlines over the past few years has done a stellar job of alleviating the stress that comes along with air travel. What’s more, Southwest also allows users to rebook a flight if the price drops and then use that price difference as a credit for a new trip. With that in mind, a pair of friends named Pavel Yurevich and Chase Roberts decided to create a website dubbed Southwest Monkey (SWMonkey.com) that automatically monitored price changes on Southwest flights.

  • Apple gets rare downgrade because analyst believes iPhone cycle is just 'good, not great'
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    Apple gets rare downgrade because analyst believes iPhone cycle is just 'good, not great'

    The iPhone cycle will disappoint this year, according to one Wall Street analyst, who issued a rare downgrade of one of the market's most popular stocks. Longbow Research lowered its rating for Apple (AAPL) shares to neutral from buy, predicting the company will ship fewer iPhones than expected in fiscal 2018. "Apple found iPhone price elasticity with the introduction of the X blunting some demand.

  • What Could Kill the Bitcoin Boom
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    What Could Kill the Bitcoin Boom

    If you bought a Bitcoin in early 2017, when one cost less than $900, you could have a profit of more than 1,200 percent now. More than $2,000 of that decline came in about 24 hours, after South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon indicated the country may crack down on cryptocurrency trading to discourage speculation. For the many doubters who can’t believe things have come this far—and for Bitcoin owners who can see how much they might lose—the big question is what it would take to knock the price back further.

  • Is Gilead Sciences, Inc. a Buy in 2018?
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    Is Gilead Sciences, Inc. a Buy in 2018?

    Fast-forward one year, and Gilead's share price at the end of 2017 was $71.64. Of course, the return was better including dividend payments, but it's hard to spin 2017 as a positive year for Gilead Sciences when many other stocks soared. Could Gilead be a buy in 2018?

  • Accused Killer Claims Missing UPenn Student Was Trying to Hit on Him
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    Accused Killer Claims Missing UPenn Student Was Trying to Hit on Him

    Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, was arrested and taken into custody Friday on suspicion of homicide after DNA evidence linked him to the death of, Blaze Bernstein, a college sophomore, Orange County Undersheriff Don Barnes said. The Orange County Register reported that Blaze Bernstein was stabbed more than 20 times. Bernstein may have been planning to sexually pursue Woodward, according to a 16-page search warrant affidavit obtained by The Orange County Register.

  • This High-Yield Stock Was Just Too Cheap Not to Buy
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    This High-Yield Stock Was Just Too Cheap Not to Buy

    Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP) went through a brutal year in 2017, shedding more than 45% of its value. Deteriorating conditions in the energy market fueled that sell-off by putting pressure on the master limited partnership's (MLP) finances. That

  • Did Sen. Booker go too far in grilling the Homeland Security secretary?
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    Did Sen. Booker go too far in grilling the Homeland Security secretary?

    Judge Andrew Napolitano on the legal battle over DACA and Sen. Cory Booker's comments to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

  • Why Wal-Mart Is Closing 63 Sam's Club Stores
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    Why Wal-Mart Is Closing 63 Sam's Club Stores

    Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) made a big announcement yesterday. Wal-Mart had slapped "closed" notices on dozens of Sam's Clubs stores across the country, surprising employees who had shown up for work that morning. While it may have been a public-relations gaffe to mix both a good-news and bad-news story, it's understandable why Wal-Mart is trimming its Sam's Club fleet.

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    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Stock Is Not Safe After All

    Chip-maker Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), who has had a red-hot start to 2018, didn’t have a great close at the end of last week. Just a few days before, AMD stock was bouncing on news that chips from competitor Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) were susceptible to a security flaw called Spectre. AMD said the exploit poised a “near-zero” risk to its chips, so AMD stock popped on the thought that customers would migrate from Intel to AMD for security purposes.

  • Paul Ryan: We won’t bring a DACA bill that the president ...
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    Paul Ryan: We won’t bring a DACA bill that the president ...

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) takes questions during a news conference on Wednesday about the looming government shutdown.

  • Watch out for a Nasty Market Pullback
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    Watch out for a Nasty Market Pullback

    Stocks suffered their worst one-day reversal since June 2016 on a points basis after the Dow Jones Industrial Average zoomed past the 26,000 threshold, bagging the quickest-ever 1,000 point gain from its last round number (hit just seven days ago). The

  • FedEx CEO on tax bill: I’m sure we will be doing a lot of things as a result
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    FedEx CEO on tax bill: I’m sure we will be doing a lot of things as a result

    FedEx (NYSE:FDX) CEO Fred Smith said on Tuesday tax reform will boost the balance sheets of American businesses and stimulate investment in the United States. Many companies, including Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), AT&T (NYSE:T) and Boeing (NYSE:BA), are giving back by raising pay and doling out employee bonuses, as a result of the tax bill. It passed in between our board meetings and I’m sure we are going to be doing a lot of things as a result of this tax bill because it was very, very good policy,” he said.

  • The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See
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    The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

    The toughest part about planning for your retirement is estimating how long it will last. It's based on the Social Security Life Expectancy table, and it estimates how many more years the typical man or woman has to live, based on his or her current age. Of course, your own retirement may last longer or shorter than the overall averages indicate, but this chart gives you a superb starting point for estimating how long you should plan around.

  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. Could Be Primed for Gushing Growth
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    Kinder Morgan, Inc. Could Be Primed for Gushing Growth

    Pipeline specialist Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) will step up to release its fourth-quarter earnings report after the close tonight. First, Kinder Morgan spent 2017 paying down debt and restructuring. Most of the downward pressure on Kinder Morgan stock last year was due to concern that the company wouldn’t be able to complete the TMPL expansion.

  • 3 Growth Stocks Worth Owning for the Next 50 Years
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    3 Growth Stocks Worth Owning for the Next 50 Years

    If you're looking for ideas, three of our Foolish investors think Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN), and Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) are great stocks to hold for decades. Leo Sun (Shopify): Shopify helps companies design, set up, and run online stores. Shopify, founded in 2004, has a first mover's advantage in this space.

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    Bank of America Corp Marks Beginning of Secular Growth

    In light of recently-reported quarterly results from peers and rivals like Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), the prior quarter’s numbers from Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) weren’t particularly surprising. Owners of BAC stock were also prepared to hear that the recent tax overhaul took a sizeable but one-time toll on the bottom line, even as it set the stage for major long-term growth. For its fourth fiscal quarter ending in December, Bank of America turned $20.4 billion worth of revenue into a profit of $2.4 billion, or 20 cents per share of BAC stock.

  • 10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
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    10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends

    Fortunately, Simply Safe Dividends identified 10 super-safe dividend growth stocks that investors can rely on for secure, fast-growing income. Let’s take a look at 10 of the safest dividend growth stocks in the market.

  • As Bitcoin Plummets, Here Are 3 Cryptos Gaining Today
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    As Bitcoin Plummets, Here Are 3 Cryptos Gaining Today

    Nearly every major cryptocurrency—including bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash—has experienced substantial losses on Tuesday, highlighting concerns over potentially catastrophic regulatory changes in key Asian markets. Similarly, Litecoin has shed about 16.4%, Ripple has crashed more than 24.7%, and Bitcoin Cash has dropped roughly 20.7%. The total market capitalization of the 1,450 cryptocurrencies tracked by CoinMarketCap slumped from a 24-hour high of $713.64 billion to a low of $536.65 billion earlier this morning.

  • Is Celgene (CELG) Looking to Take Over Juno Therapeutics?
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    Is Celgene (CELG) Looking to Take Over Juno Therapeutics?

    Per reports, biotech bigwig Celgene Corporation CELG is looking to acquire smaller biotech Juno Therapeutics JUNO. Celgene is on the look-out of new deals and acquisitions given a lacklustre 2017.  Celgene suffered a series of setbacks over the last few months. Earlier in Jan 2018, Celgene announced it will acquire Impact Biomedicines for an upfront amount of $1.1 billion.

  • 3 Top Index Funds for Your IRA
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    3 Top Index Funds for Your IRA

    While individual stocks can be an exciting way to invest, they aren't always the best choice for IRA investors. The fund is rather top-heavy, meaning that the largest stocks make up a substantial percentage of its assets, but the top holdings include rock-solid companies like Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and JPMorgan Chase, just to name a few.

  • Is it time for investors to hold or sell their bitcoin? The cryptocurrency’s price fell over $2,000 in a day
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    Newsweek

    Is it time for investors to hold or sell their bitcoin? The cryptocurrency’s price fell over $2,000 in a day

    In the wake of this week’s bitcoin slide, users are left wondering if they should hold or sell the highly volatile cryptocurrency. At the close of the market on Tuesday, bitcoin prices had fallen more than $2,000 in a day, to $11,490. By Wednesday morning, digital currency site CoinDesk reported the slide was headed toward $8,000. In addition to bitcoin, also falling Tuesday were the prices of the world's other top cryptocurrencies—including ethereum and ripple—costing the global market $200 billion during selloffs Tuesday and Wednesday after South Korea and China hinted at a ban on trading.  But is it time to hold or sell bitcoin? "I would say the strong rally in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

  • 'We want to help America,' Apple CEO Tim Cook says of moving foreign money back to US
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    'We want to help America,' Apple CEO Tim Cook says of moving foreign money back to US

    Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up to ABC News after the company announced earlier today that it will be investing $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years, creating more than 20,000 jobs. In a news release, the company also said it would make a $38 billion tax payment to the U.S. as required by recent changes to the tax law. Apple said this would be the largest tax payment of its kind. While Cook would not "take a position" on how the new tax plan is affecting individuals' taxes, he said $38 billion tax payment would not have been paid under the old system. "I hope -- I have that faith -- that it will be used for great purpose for the country, whether that's infrastructure or education,