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  • 15 Smart Insurance Moves You Can Make Right Now
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 08:16 PM

    Few people enjoy thinking about or dealing with insurance, and even fewer people probably enjoy paying for it. But many kinds of insurance are important or vital, so it's worth learning about smart insurance moves we might make in order to pay less and/or better protect ourselves.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • What Wall Street's Crystal Ball Gazers See Coming and What You Can Do About It
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 08:03 PM

    In this "What's Up, Bro" segment from an episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp channels his inner Nostradamus a bit as he and Alison Southwick consider the current outlook among financial prognosticators.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Want to Invest in Commodities? Here Are 4 Smart Choices
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 06:31 PM

    Many investors like the idea of adding commodities to their portfolios to make them more diversified. Stocks, bonds, and many other popular asset classes often trade in lockstep with each other, making it harder to avoid downturns when conditions on Wall Street deteriorate.

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  • 3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 04:41 PM

    Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) declined last week, with each index shedding a bit more than 1%. Markets remained in positive territory for the year, though they are still down from the highs set in late January.

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  • What Is Blockchain?
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 03:02 PM

    Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks interest in their businesses. But the complexities of fairy dust far exceed the real inner workings of blockchain technology.

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  • Shale Drillers Are Beating Big Oil Where It Matters Most
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 03:06 PM

    Shale drillers have an all-or-nothing reputation, with many pursuing growth at any cost. It's an approach that cost investors dearly during the recent oil market downturn, when many drilling stocks sharply sold off as profits plunged along with the price of oil.

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  • Walmart Thinks You'll Pay $10 for Grocery Delivery
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 02:09 PM

    The company that has long guaranteed customers "everyday low prices" may soon deliver sticker shock instead.Walmart (NYSE: WMT) said this week that it will begin offering grocery delivery from more than 800 of its stores, partnering with services like Uber and Deliv to cover 40% of American households.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Will Baidu Stock Hit New All-Time Highs This Week?
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 01:00 PM

    The company behind China's leading search engine is moving higher again. Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) shares have risen 12% so far in 2018, ascending in each and every month this young year. The dot-com darling is now less than 5% away from the all-time high it hit late last year. 

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  • Audi Is Charging Up for an All-Out Attack on Tesla
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 11:05 AM

    German luxury-car maker Audi AG (NASDAQOTH: AUDVF) threw down a big gauntlet this past week: It showed a photo of an upcoming electric luxury sedan that is very clearly aimed at Tesla's (NASDAQ: TSLA) groundbreaking Model S.

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  • 2 Competing Marijuana Legalization Bills in New Jersey Leave the Garden State Divided
    Sunday - 03/18/2018 - 11:41 AM

    The legal cannabis industry has expanded at an incredible pace in recent years. In North America, legal pot sales grew by 33% to $9.7 billion in 2017, according to a new report from ArcView Market Research, in partnership with BDS Analytics. Meanwhile, in the U.S., we've seen 29 states legalize medical weed over the past 22 years, beginning with California in 1996, and nine states OK the right for adults to use recreational cannabis since November 2012.However, there may soon be a 10th legal recreational pot state to add to the list: New Jersey.

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