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Palestinian protest icon Tamimi receives hero's welcome after release from prison

Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi returned home to a hero's welcome in her West Bank village on Sunday after Israel released the 17-year-old from prison at the end of her eight-month sentence for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers.

  • Will Lower 737 Deliveries Mar Boeing's (BA) Q3 Earnings?
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    Will Lower 737 Deliveries Mar Boeing's (BA) Q3 Earnings?

    Lower volume of commercial deliveries may mar revenue growth of The Boeing Company’s BA Commercial Airplanes segment in the third quarter of 2018. Boeing announced disappointing third-quarter 2018 commercial delivery figures on Oct 9. In the commercial jet space, while airlines continue to report robust profits and strong passenger traffic, such a significant decline in Boeing’s third quarter deliveries is expected to hurt the company’s commercial jets’ revenues.

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    Dow Drops 142 Points Because the U.S. Is Not China

    STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG 10:03 a.m. That didn’t take long. After opening up this morning, the three major index’s have slipped into the red. The S&P 500 has dropped 0.6% to 2751.32, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined

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    Here's the tax bite on $1.6 billion Mega Millions and $620 million Powerball jackpots

    Strategies can be employed to reduce the amount of your win that is taxed, although they are best explored with the help of an experienced tax advisor. While it's anyone's guess who will end up winning the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, there's at least one guaranteed recipient of a chunk of the loot — the IRS. With the Mega Millions jackpot at $1.6 billion and Powerball's top prize at $620 million, that tax bill will be hefty even if the winner employs strategies to reduce their taxable income.

  • President Trump pitches 'major' new tax cut
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    President Trump pitches 'major' new tax cut

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on President Trump's comments on a "major" new tax cut for middle-income Americans and the reaction from lawmakers.

  • Here's how much money you should have saved by 50
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    Here's how much money you should have saved by 50

    Fidelity, the nation's largest retirement-plan provider, recommends having the equivalent of six times your annual salary saved. To get to that number, Fidelity recommends saving 15 percent of your annual income. Make sure to invest these funds instead of leaving them in a traditional low-interest savings account.

  • 5 Popular Marijuana Stocks I Wouldn't Buy With Free Money
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    5 Popular Marijuana Stocks I Wouldn't Buy With Free Money

    Last week on Oct. 17, Canada lifted the curtain on nine decades of prohibition and legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Given the notable surge in pot stocks since the beginning of 2016, it's pretty evident that Wall Street and investors expect the industry to be a resounding success. With that being said, there are a handful of marijuana stocks -- some quite popular -- that I simply wouldn't buy, even if I were given free money to do so.

  • Why AMD Stock Fell 11% on October 19
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    Why AMD Stock Fell 11% on October 19

    Semiconductor (SMH) stock Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) fell 11.1% on October 19 to close trading at $23.66. New Street Research analyst Pierre Ferragu has a 12-month price target of $18 for AMD. Ferragu stated, “AMD’s stock price reflects a scenario we don’t believe possible.

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    Two tech stocks to buy and one to avoid heading into busiest week of earnings

    "Amazon AMZN , Google GOOGL , Microsoft MSFT — we like and own all of these, and one of the things that all three have in common is that they're huge players in cloud computing and that space is going to continue to see accelerating growth over the next several years," Tepper told CNBC's " Trading Nation " on Friday.

  • 3 Dividend Stocks to Fund Your Retirement Nest Egg
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    3 Dividend Stocks to Fund Your Retirement Nest Egg

    Dividend stocks play a key role in a good retirement portfolio, but investing indiscriminately in companies just because they offer a big yield or have a recent history of payout growth will likely cause your portfolio's performance to fall short of its

  • What the Market Missed in Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Results
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    What the Market Missed in Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Results

    Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) can't seem to catch a break these days. Despite its completing what management dubbed a "momentous" quarter, shares of the natural gas pipeline giant barely budged this week. It was a head-scratching outcome considering that its financial results came in well above its guidance, which the market seems to have completely missed.

  • $100 Billion Pot Companies? These 3 Stocks Could Be the First
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    $100 Billion Pot Companies? These 3 Stocks Could Be the First

    Marijuana stocks have been taking off, and investors have never been more excited about the prospects for the cannabis industry. Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Canada, Canadian cannabis companies have come to the forefront, with companies like Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) and Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) seeing especially high interest among marijuana investors. Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy recently said that he expects the marijuana industry to produce stocks with market capitalizations in excess of $100 billion in the future.

  • Analyzing Caterpillar Stock since Its Q2 Earnings
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    Analyzing Caterpillar Stock since Its Q2 Earnings

    Caterpillar's Q3 Earnings: What Can Investors Expect? Caterpillar’s third-quarter earnings In a press release on October 9, Caterpillar (CAT) said that it would announce its third-quarter earnings results before the market opens on October 23. Management

  • Stocks drop as China support fades, earnings disappoint
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    Stocks drop as China support fades, earnings disappoint

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) drop as China support fades, earnings disappoint. The technology (XLK) sector the most in the green, and the energy (XLE) sector the most in the red. Jared Blikre joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

  • Better Buy: Ford Motor Company vs. General Motors
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    Better Buy: Ford Motor Company vs. General Motors

    Both Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) have been investor favorites in the not-too-distant past, and both pay good dividends. Ford has a slew of new products on the way, starting with a brand-new Ranger pickup early next year. Ford and GM have both had a rough year in the stock market.

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    The Berkshire Hathaway of Pot Will Begin Trading on the NYSE Tuesday

    Aurora Cannabis Inc. ( ACB) has confirmed that its shares will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Oct. 23. The Edmonton, Canada-based company, referred to in some circles as the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ( BRK.B) of cannabis because of its successful track record investing in other firms, said its shares will trade under the ticker “ACB,” the same symbol it uses in its separate Toronto Stock Exchange listing. Aurora will become the third licensed Canadian cannabis company to list in the U.S. after Canopy Growth Corp. ( CGC) and Tilray Inc. ( TLRY).

  • Hasbro falls short, changes at CBS, American Railcar going private
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    Hasbro falls short, changes at CBS, American Railcar going private

    Hasbro, CBS, American Railcar, Hormel and Aurora Cannabis are the companies to watch.

  • 3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You More Than Coca-Cola Does
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    3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You More Than Coca-Cola Does

    With a better than 50-year history of paying dividends, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is seen as an icon of stable, strong, secure payouts. Although Coke and its dividend are not in trouble, there are better investments to be found. Three stocks that these Motley Fool contributors particularly like are Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), and MGM Growth Properties (NYSE: MGP).

  • Chesapeake Energy Is About to Reach Critical Mass
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    Chesapeake Energy Is About to Reach Critical Mass

    A look back at its recent headlines and results doesn’t exactly make Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) out to be a “must-have” kind of name. Although CHK stock has held up better than the broad market this month, so too have peers like Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) and Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN). The resilience from Chesapeake Energy stock may have more to do with the resilient price of oil and gas than it has to do with the company itself.

  • This Warren Buffett Stock Is Dirt Cheap Right Now
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    This Warren Buffett Stock Is Dirt Cheap Right Now

    Warren Buffett has amassed a large portfolio of bank stocks for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) with major holdings in Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), and American Express (NYSE: AXP), just to name a few of the most well-known and largest investments. Synchrony is a major issuer of store-branded credit cards and also operates a rapidly growing online banking platform.

  • Will Altria Make Its Marijuana Move This Week?
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    Will Altria Make Its Marijuana Move This Week?

    It's been a tough year for Altria Group (NYSE: MO) and most of its tobacco-stock peers. Amid all this controversy, marijuana stocks have been all the rage in the investing community. Altria is set to present its third-quarter financial results on Thursday, Oct. 25, and most investors expect the tobacco giant to find more ways to increase its earnings at a healthy pace even as sales growth stays modest.

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    Microsoft's typical worker makes $168K a year — how that compares with Facebook, Google, PayPal, Box, Salesforce, Intel and other big Bay Area tech employers

    Microsoft Corp. is the latest major Silicon Valley tech employer to reveal just how much its typical employee earns — and how that compares with its top executive. The software giant's median employee pay — almost $168,000 — is high, even by Silicon

  • Investors Dumped Cannabis Stocks after Legalization Last Week
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    Investors Dumped Cannabis Stocks after Legalization Last Week

    Cannabis Stocks Getting Dumped after Legalization? Cannabis sector Last week, the overall cannabis sector ended in negative territory. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (HMMJ) lost almost 5.4% of its value, while the Emerging Marijuana Growers

  • Facebook wants to buy a cybersecurity startup before the end of the year, report says
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    Facebook wants to buy a cybersecurity startup before the end of the year, report says

    Facebook has approached a handful of cybersecurity companies about an acquisition, possibly before the end of the year, The Information reports, citing two unnamed sources. This, after Facebook admitted that hackers stole personal information from 30 million accounts in September — the company’s biggest data breach to date. Rolling up a cybersecurity company would help Facebook acquire new, security-focused engineering DNA, and give the company a PR boost.

  • Suze Orman has a killer question for your retirement
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    Suze Orman has a killer question for your retirement

    Suze Orman is one of those singular personalities in the financial business who seems to be right on the pulse of everyone she meets. She’s written books, starred in her own television show and made innumerable appearances in person. Like Oprah

  • Frustrated GM investors ask what more Mary Barra can do
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    Frustrated GM investors ask what more Mary Barra can do

    General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra has transformed the No. 1 U.S. automaker in her almost five years in charge, but that is still not enough to satisfy investors. Ahead of third-quarter results due on Oct. 31, GM shares are trading about 6 percent below the $33 per share price at which they launched in 2010 in a post-bankruptcy initial public offering. The Detroit carmaker's stock is down 22 percent since Barra took over in January 2014.