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Sneakers made of pineapple leaves are here — and they're surprisingly chic

As the vegan movement continues to pick up steam, Hugo Boss is doing its part. The lifestyle brand doesn’t like to see anything go to waste — even the leaves of a pineapple. So, today the company launched a Boss Menswear shoe produced with Piñatex, a natural-based material made of pineapple leaf fibers.

  • 3 Dividend Stocks That Are Incredibly Cheap Right Now
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    Motley Fool

    3 Dividend Stocks That Are Incredibly Cheap Right Now

    While a historic run like this has been a boon to many shareholders, there is one group that has found this environment particularly challenging -- value investors. With that in mind, let's examine three dividend paying stocks that look incredibly cheap right now: Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Early investors in Starbucks have enjoyed massive returns, as the stock has gained more than 16,000% since going public in 1992.

  • Intel's CEO Just Validated the AMD Data Center Processor Threat
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    Intel's CEO Just Validated the AMD Data Center Processor Threat

    Once this research note was widely disseminated, AMD stock rose more than 3% during the June 11 trading session while Intel stock shed nearly 1%. Clearly, investors interpreted Krzanich's remarks as positive for AMD and negative for Intel.

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    CNBC

    The greatest gift my father gave me were these 8 financial lessons

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Foundation estimate s nearly two-thirds of Americans c a n't pass a basic financial literacy test. Schools aren't instilling financial literacy along with ABCs and the three R's, but parents can educate kids about money.

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    TheStreet.com

    Why GE's Stock Has Fallen 9% in the Last 30 Days

    Shares of the beleaguered industrial giant are down 9.6% in the last 30 days, despite getting a boost from investors on May 21 when the company announced an $11.1 billion deal between GE Transportation and Wabtec. The challenges in the Power segment could pose a severe risk to GE's credit rating.

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    TheStreet.com

    Five Attractive REITs With Yields Above 5% for Income Investors

    Real estate investment trusts are excellent investment vehicles for investors looking to generate current portfolio income. This is in large part because of the legal implications of operating as a real estate investment trust. REITs are required by law to pay out more than 90% of their net income as distributions to shareholders.

  • Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Lowe's
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    Motley Fool

    Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Lowe's

    To a greater extent than many other retailers, Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) have stocks that benefit from economic growth. Both of their sales and profit figures have surged since the housing market began its latest rally about a decade

  • Forget Intel. Here Are 3 Better Chip Stocks to Buy
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    Motley Fool

    Forget Intel. Here Are 3 Better Chip Stocks to Buy

    Last month, I made the decision to sell my shares of chip giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). Although the company is exposed to some solid growth markets, like non-volatile memory-based storage drives, data center processors, and the booming computer gaming market, I've grown frustrated with the company's stumbles around its chip manufacturing technology -- something I fear will hurt the company's competitive positioning in the coming years. Until I see some real improvements in the company's manufacturing technology and can gain confidence that Intel isn't on the verge of seeing its market share and, potentially, its gross profit margin erode meaningfully, I'm staying out of the stock.

  • This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is in a Class of Its Own
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    Motley Fool

    This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is in a Class of Its Own

    Pipeline giant ONEOK (NYSE: OKE) is a one-of-a-kind investment opportunity these days. Of the 500 companies in the S&P 500, it's the only one that meets five distinct characteristics of size, financial strength, earnings growth, dividend growth, and yield. ONEOK highlighted the unique opportunity it offers investors in a recent presentation.

  • Nunes: Will be 'hell to pay' if documents not turned over
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    Fox Business Videos

    Nunes: Will be 'hell to pay' if documents not turned over

    DOJ under deadline to release documents to Congress related to the Russia probe; Rep. Devin Nunes speaks out on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

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    MarketWatch

    3 big lifestyle moves to make so you can retire early

    There were several things I did to get to the point of early retirement. Retiring early can be done at all income levels, but the more you earn the more you can sock away and the more you’ll have to fund the retirement you want.

  • Gold Price Forecast – Gold markets collapse on Friday
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    FX Empire

    Gold Price Forecast – Gold markets collapse on Friday

    Gold markets broke down drastically during the trading session on Friday, slicing through an uptrend line that has extended from late 2016. This is a major turn of events and could lead to much lower pricing. In fact, I believe that the uptrend line will be a bit of a resistance barrier, so I think that it’s only a matter of time before the sellers will get aggressive.

  • Better Buy: Altria Group vs. Verizon
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    Better Buy: Altria Group vs. Verizon

    Dividend investors like stocks that pay substantial amounts of income, and both Altria Group (NYSE: MO) and Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) fit the bill. The tobacco giant and the U.S. wireless telecom king have both been able to pay attractive dividends for a long time, raising their payouts over the years to reward long-term shareholders. With that in mind, below we'll take a look at Altria and Verizon to compare their strengths and weaknesses to see which one makes more sense as a buy.

  • Better Buy: Pfizer Inc. vs. Johnson & Johnson
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    Motley Fool

    Better Buy: Pfizer Inc. vs. Johnson & Johnson

    Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) have been in business since the 19th century. To answer that question, you need to know about each company's growth prospects and the strength of their dividends. Pfizer's top-selling products are Lyrica and pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13.

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    MarketWatch

    What the stock market’s most crucial week of the year tells us about the road ahead

    Stock-market investors navigated, virtually unscathed, a gauntlet of central-bank gatherings, a historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong Un, and flaring trade tensions. The S&P 500 index(^GSPC)ended the week essentially flat, managing the narrowest of weekly gains, up 0.02% to 2,779.66, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average(^DJI)posted a weekly decline of 0.9%. The Nasdaq Composite Index(^IXIC)outperformed both, rising 1.3% for the five-day period.

  • Retired? 2 Stocks You Should Consider Buying
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    Motley Fool

    Retired? 2 Stocks You Should Consider Buying

    Investors have punished the stocks of giant U.S. utility Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and packaged-food specialist General Mills (NYSE: GIS) for what are likely to be near-term problems, leading to big dividend yields.

  • Former Chrysler CEO: GE's Flannery has a challenging task in front of him
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    Fox Business Videos

    Former Chrysler CEO: GE's Flannery has a challenging task in front of him

    Former GE Transportation CEO Bob Nardelli discusses the challenges facing General Electric’s CEO John Flannery.

  • 3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
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    Motley Fool

    3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

    In the new week, shareholders of Winnebago (NYSE: WGO), Kroger (NYSE: KR), and CarMax (NYSE: KMX) will be set to learn more about how business is going at each endeavor. Each of these companies is posting an earnings report over the next few days, and below we'll take a look at the key trends that investors will be watching in those announcements.

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    InvestorPlace

    3 Reasons Ford Motor Company Stock Is Worth a Spin

    At 115 years old, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has had to adapt to many wrenching changes. Ford stock is tough. Through it all, Ford has been able to find ways to overcome the challenges, and become a stronger company.

  • Retiring? Here Are 3 ETFs to Keep Your Nest Egg Growing
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    Motley Fool

    Retiring? Here Are 3 ETFs to Keep Your Nest Egg Growing

    Saving for retirement takes an entire career, but even after you retire, there's still more work to be done on the investing front. With many people living 20 to 30 years after they leave their careers, your money still has to work hard for you even during retirement. Being somewhat more conservative with your investments and focusing more on generating the income you need to cover your basic living expenses can make sense, but retreating to the perceived safety of bank CDs can leave you without the growth you need to ensure that you won't run out of money in retirement.

  • Why These 2 Energy Giants Outshine Their Peers
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    Motley Fool

    Why These 2 Energy Giants Outshine Their Peers

    The steep decline in oil prices that started in mid-2014 was shocking, with the swift drop from $100 a barrel to less then $30 showing just how volatile the vital fuel can be. Many oil drillers were bleeding red ink during the worst of it. Now that oil is back into a range where oil majors are profitable, investors shouldn't forget a key lesson of the downturn -- flexibility is important.

  • Business
    Forbes

    7 Dividend Growers That Are On Deck For July Increases

    Meanwhile, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly handing smart investors growing income streams PLUS annual returns of 12%, 17.3%, or more. See, everyone wants dividend stocks with good current yields. You have to do more work to figure out if those yields are actually supported by the company’s cash flows, earnings power, long-term business prospects, etc. You have to sift through the same company’s history to determine how long it’s been paying those dividends.

  • Are These 2 Dark Horse Vaccine Makers Worth the Risk?
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    Motley Fool

    Are These 2 Dark Horse Vaccine Makers Worth the Risk?

    Compounding matters further, the few publicly traded vaccine specialists available to investors at the moment have been fraught with clinical setbacks and lengthy development delays that have crushed their share prices. Over the last five years, Inovio's shares have shed over 80% of their value due to the company's painfully slow pace of development for its lead vaccine candidate, VGX-3100, which is presently in late-stage testing as a treatment for certain forms of HPV infections of the cervix in adult women.

  • If I Could Buy Only 1 Stock, This Would Be It
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    Motley Fool

    If I Could Buy Only 1 Stock, This Would Be It

    The company that fits that profile to a "T" is Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Before getting to Apple's amazing cash flow, I think it's important to understand how Apple has been able to build such a valuable business. Apple's success starts with the iPhone, which accounted for 62% of the company's $61.1 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2018.

  • At odds with Trump over trade, Canadians say they will avoid U.S. goods: poll
    Politics
    Reuters

    At odds with Trump over trade, Canadians say they will avoid U.S. goods: poll

    Seventy percent of Canadians say they will start looking for ways to avoid buying U.S.-made goods in a threat to ratchet up a trade dispute between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, an Ipsos Poll showed on Friday. The poll also found a majority of Americans and Canadians are united in support of Trudeau and opposition to Trump in their countries' stand-off over the renegotiation of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

  • 1 Under-the-Radar Dividend Growth Stock to Buy Right Now
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    Motley Fool

    1 Under-the-Radar Dividend Growth Stock to Buy Right Now

    Dividend growth investing can be a great way to boost your passive income over time. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), a blue chip biotech stock, meets both of these critical criteria. Gilead only started doling out a dividend approximately three years ago this month.