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  • These are the bad things about early retirement that no one talks about
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    These are the bad things about early retirement that no one talks about

    For all the glamour of living an early retirement lifestyle, there are plenty of negatives I’ve come to discover since I permanently left my job in 2012. As a result, you’re repeatedly forced to will yourself into action.

  • Brits Are All Making the Same Joke About the New Royal Baby
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    Brits Are All Making the Same Joke About the New Royal Baby

    Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting her first child with Prince Harry. The news, announced Monday morning by Kensington Palace, has already been greeted by hundreds of messages of congratulations for the royal couple on social media. The U.K. is set to leave the European Union on March 29, exactly two years after Prime Minister Theresa May started the formal process for doing so by invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

  • Netflix Subscriber Growth, International Revenue & Other Key Q3 Estimates
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    Netflix Subscriber Growth, International Revenue & Other Key Q3 Estimates

    Netflix NFLX saw its stock price sink during morning trading Monday just one day before the firm is set to release its Q3 financial results. With some on Wall Street worried about the streaming TV giant amid increased competition, let’s look to see what investors should expect from Netflix’s quarterly subscriber growth and some other key estimates. With that said, Netflix is still the largest streaming TV firm and recently ended HBO’s T 17-year streak at the top of the Emmy nomination list, which is pretty impressive for a company that first rolled out original content in 2013.

  • Sears bankruptcy could make these 5 big companies multi-million-dollar losers
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    Sears bankruptcy could make these 5 big companies multi-million-dollar losers

    Being an unsecured creditor of Sears (SHLD) right now is not a good place to be. The 125-year old former retail icon filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early on Monday, crippled from years of losses and mounting debt. Sears plans to close about

  • JPMorgan Chase eyes first branches in the Triangle
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    American City Business Journals

    JPMorgan Chase eyes first branches in the Triangle

    New York investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is exploring locations in the Triangle for branches – which would be its first in the region. “Unfortunately, there is not much more we can say at this point,” spokesman Michael Fusco said Monday in an email. “We plan to build up to 400 new Chase branches in several new markets over the next five years.

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    Tesla Skeptic Surprised by How Much He Enjoyed the Model 3

    In a broader note about positive electric-car momentum, Jonas said he observed workers at Tesla’s lone auto plant in Fremont, California, who were “extremely busy cranking out Model 3s” for delivery in the U.S. He also drove the dual-motor performance version of the vehicle, which he sees as having better value-for-performance than the Model S sedan. “Frankly, our enjoyment of the high-spec version of the Model 3 took us by surprise,” Jonas said, adding that it’s “hard to say how much this matters.

  • Better Marijuana Stock: Aurora Cannabis vs. Auxly Cannabis Group
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    Better Marijuana Stock: Aurora Cannabis vs. Auxly Cannabis Group

    One is market cap: Aurora's market cap is nearly 18 times bigger than Auxly's. Then there's stock performance. Here's how Aurora Cannabis and Auxly Cannabis Group stack up against each other in the areas that do matter.

  • Bank of America's lagging loan growth overshadows profit gains
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    Bank of America's lagging loan growth overshadows profit gains

    The No. 2 U.S. bank's profit rose 35 percent, helped by cost controls, but investors focused on the underlying businesses. "It was definitely a surprise when some of the other banks had better-than-expected loan growth," said R.J. Grant, head of trading at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Bank of America's total loan book grew 0.3 percent to $930 billion during the third quarter compared with the year-ago period.

  • Analysts’ Targets on Ford Stock Drop as Market Sell-Off Continues
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    Market Realist

    Analysts’ Targets on Ford Stock Drop as Market Sell-Off Continues

    According to Reuters, ~19.0% of the 21 analysts covering Ford Motor Company (F) stock gave it a “buy” recommendation on October 11. On October 11, Ford’s consensus 12-month target price was $10.59. This target price reflected an ~20.2% upside potential from its market price of $8.81.

  • Kinder Morgan: Analysts Expect an Upside of 23%
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    Kinder Morgan: Analysts Expect an Upside of 23%

    Kinder Morgan’s Third-Quarter Earnings Are Expected to Rise (Continued from Prior Part) Analysts’ recommendations Of the 20 analysts surveyed by Reuters covering Kinder Morgan (KMI), nine analysts recommended a “strong buy,” seven recommended a “buy,

  • Ark Invest CEO: Tesla 'is a replay of Apple'
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    Ark Invest CEO: Tesla 'is a replay of Apple'

    Tesla (TSLA) and Apple (APPL) have at least one thing in common – and it’s a big factor leading one analyst to project a price target of $4,000 for the electric vehicle manufacturer. It comes down to the chips, ARK Invest CEO and CIO Cathie Wood said in an interview with Yahoo Finance on Friday. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed in August that the company would be making its own computer chips for automated driving, pivoting away from hardware produced by chipmaker Nvidia (NVDA).

  • 2 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy With Dividends of 3% or Better
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    Motley Fool

    2 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy With Dividends of 3% or Better

    During a tough week for the overall market, pharmaceutical stocks across the board fell a few notches despite a lack of significant news for the industry itself. Over the past five years, Pfizer has been able to raise its dividend 42% despite declining sales for aging blockbusters that lost patent protection and a sterile injectibles business that suffered major product shortages after it was acquired. Now that the worst is over, a strong product lineup and bulging pipeline could allow America's largest pharmaceutical company to direct a ton of cash toward its shareholders.

  • This Sin-Stock ETF's Marijuana Moves Have Missed the Mark
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    Motley Fool

    This Sin-Stock ETF's Marijuana Moves Have Missed the Mark

    Marijuana stocks have never been more popular, as investors seek to take advantage of the coming opening of the recreational marijuana market in Canada. Although those who want to invest in marijuana can choose from several individual companies with ties to cannabis, many of those who are more cautious about the sector would prefer to get more diversified exposure through an exchange-traded fund. There are some ETFs that specialize in marijuana stocks, giving concentrated exposure to the industry.

  • Microsoft Earnings: Mark Your Calendar
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    Microsoft Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

    Software giant Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has continued to impress investors in 2018 amid its ongoing progress becoming a more cloud-centric company. Microsoft reports its first-quarter earnings for fiscal 2019 on October 24. Ahead of Microsoft's earnings release, here's an overview of some of the key areas investors will want to watch. Core to Microsoft's momentum recently is the company's rapidly growing commercial-cloud revenue.

  • This Is the Average American's Salary. How Does Yours Compare?
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    This Is the Average American's Salary. How Does Yours Compare?

    In an age of oversharing, many of us are remarkably tight-lipped when it comes to talking salary. But in reality, knowing where you stand can help you determine whether you're in a good place or whether you should be taking steps to boost your earnings

  • Warren Buffett predicted the fall of Eddie Lampert and Sears over 10 years ago (SHLD, BRK.A, BRK.B)
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    Warren Buffett predicted the fall of Eddie Lampert and Sears over 10 years ago (SHLD, BRK.A, BRK.B)

    Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy early Monday, the culmination of a downward spiral. CEO Eddie Lampert, once called the "next Warren Buffett," will also step down. Incidentally, Buffett predicted the retailer's and Lampert's downfall in 2005.

  • No more Prince music at Trump rallies?
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    No more Prince music at Trump rallies?

    Prince's estate requested that President Trump and the White House refrain from playing prince's music at rallies. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Zack Guzman and Andy Serwer discuss.

  • Ford Escape sales are down — here’s how it compares with other small SUVs
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    American City Business Journals

    Ford Escape sales are down — here’s how it compares with other small SUVs

    Sales of the Ford Escape aren't what they used to be. The Escape, made at the Louisville Assembly Plant, saw sales decline by 20 percent in September 2018, compared with the same month last year. Ford and its Lincoln Motor Co. subsidiary have been successful in increasing sales of larger SUVs, such as the Navigator and Expedition this year.

  • What Investors Should Know about AT&T’s Growth Prospects
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    What Investors Should Know about AT&T’s Growth Prospects

    What Investors Should Know about AT&T’s Growth Prospects AT&T’s earnings in Q3 2018 AT&T (T), the second-largest wireless service provider in the United States, is looking to showcase its strength as it nears its third-quarter earnings release. The company

  • Here’s How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Baby Will Change the Line Of Succession
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    Here’s How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Baby Will Change the Line Of Succession

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby in spring 2019, Kensington Palace announced Monday morning. Harry and Meghan married in May, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Now, the question is where the new arrival will fit into the line of succession of the British royal family.

  • 2 Hot Marijuana Stocks Listing Soon on U.S. Exchanges -- Are They Buys?
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    Motley Fool

    2 Hot Marijuana Stocks Listing Soon on U.S. Exchanges -- Are They Buys?

    Two marijuana stocks that are currently listed on Canadian stock exchanges soon plan also to list on U.S. stock exchanges. Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH: ACBFF) (TSX: ACB) expects to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by the end of October and Aleafia Health (NASDAQOTH: ALEAF) should soon trade on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Are these hot marijuana stocks that are coming soon to U.S. stock exchanges smart picks to buy now?

  • Sears, Finally Bankrupt, Now Tries to Avoid ‘Dustbin of History’
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    Bloomberg

    Sears, Finally Bankrupt, Now Tries to Avoid ‘Dustbin of History’

    Sears has some financing already in hand, along with plans to close some stores, but it needs to know if Lampert will commit to lending another $300 million and buying some outlets. “Will Sears be relegated to the dustbin of history, and will 68,000 Americans lose their jobs, or will Sears enter the next chapter of its life as an iconic American company, enduring yet another shift in the retail landscape?” Chief Financial Officer Robert Riecker said in a court affidavit.

  • The Sears Bankruptcy Is Likely to Inflict Pain on Mall Owners for Years
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    Bloomberg

    The Sears Bankruptcy Is Likely to Inflict Pain on Mall Owners for Years

    Mall owner Macerich Co. struck a agreement that year with the struggling department-store operator to redevelop a 300,000 square-foot store at Kings Plaza Shopping Center, a high-traffic mall in Brooklyn, New York. After Sears filed for Chapter 11 protection early Monday, Macerich’s lengthy -- and expensive -- process is worth keeping in mind. Other mall owners, who have been grappling with the retailer’s store closings and diminished ability to attract shoppers for years, must now contend with the possibility of a full liquidation, which would mean a glut of retail real estate in an already oversupplied market.

  • Sears' bankruptcy: Stanley Black & Decker, Apex Tool among largest unsecured creditors
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    American City Business Journals

    Sears' bankruptcy: Stanley Black & Decker, Apex Tool among largest unsecured creditors

    A couple of tool manufacturers with big presences could lose millions of dollars as a result of Sears filing for bankruptcy protection. Sears Holding Corp., which owns Sears and Kmart, filed for Chapter 11 protection on Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in White Plains, New York. Apex Tool Group, the privately held Sparks-based company, has a $6.6 million unsecured claim against Sears, according to the bankruptcy filings.