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Common Stock vs. Preferred Stock: What's the Difference?

How they differ, and which one is right for you.
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China's industrial profits suffer first annual drop in three years, piles pressure on economy

Annual earnings at China's industrial firms in November dropped for the first time in nearly three years, as slackening external and domestic demand left businesses facing more strain in 2019 in a sign of rising risks to the world's second-largest economy.
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Impossible Burger faces another big hurdle

The famous "bloody," plant-based Impossible Burger is now available at almost 5,000 restaurants in all 50 US states. But that very appearance of bloodiness may have presented another regulatory hurdle for the company and its effort... [Author: [email protected]]
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Impossible Burger faces another hurdle in the US

The famous "bloody," plant-based Impossible Burger is now available at almost 5,000 restaurants in all 50 states. But that very appearance of bloodiness may have presented another regulatory hurdle for the company and its effort... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Impossible Burger


Gold rises on safe-haven demand, equity rebound caps gains

Gold rose on Thursday as global growth worries and volatility in stock markets boosted demand for the safe-haven metal, but gains were capped by a sharp rebound in equities.
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‘Alexa, are you OK?’ Amazon’s smart assistant crashes on Christmas

Amazon's digital assistant temporarily stopped working for a number of users on Christmas Day after it appeared unable to handle the sudden uptick in new users playing with their Alexa-powered Echo speakers. The post ‘Alexa, are you OK?’ Amazon’s smart assistant crashes on Christmas appeared first on Digital Trends.
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‘Alexa, are you OK?’ Amazon’s smart assistant crashes at Christmas

Amazon's digital assistant temporarily stopped working for a number of users on Christmas Day after it appeared unable to handle the sudden uptick in new users playing with their Alexa-powered Echo speaker. The post ‘Alexa, are you OK?’ Amazon’s smart assistant crashes at Christmas appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Echo, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Smart Speaker


Wall Street surge provides relief to battered stock markets

Asian shares on Thursday rode a dramatic surge on Wall Street as markets, hammered by a recent drum roll of deepening political and economic gloom, cheered upbeat U.S. data and the Trump administration's effort to shore up investor confidence.
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Faster patents for women, startups: DIPP

The government has proposed to fast-track patent applications from women and small businesses in its latest bid to encourage innovation from new category of innovators. DIPP has floated draft rules to amend the Patent Rules, 2003 and extend the facility to other groups, including Indian women as part of a policy to encourage innovation and […]The post Faster patents for women, startups: DIPP appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Donald Trump's self-inflicted economic damage could get him what he wants

President Donald Trump may get the Federal Reserve interest rate-hike pause he wants as his attacks on the Fed and the government shutdown roil stock markets and shave 2019 forecasts for economic growth.The S&P 500 fell 2.7 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Fed


Crumbling Opal Tower in Sydney sparks blame game

Experts have come out swinging over the "boom-burdened" building industry in major cities, saying Sydney's cracking Opal Tower is part of a much wider problem.But now the developer of the Olympic Park building has hit back, saying... [Author: [email protected]]
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Comment: The pitfalls of renting out your home over the summer

COMMENT: Summer's arrived and a good number of Kiwis will either be on holiday at baches, family homes and campgrounds around the country or looking forward to heading there soon. And for many of those taking a holiday away from... [Author: [email protected]]
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Global Markets: Asian shares ride Wall Street surge, oil rally

Asian shares on Thursday latched on to a dramatic surge on Wall Street as markets, battered by a recent drum roll of deepening political and economic gloom, cheered upbeat U.S. data and the Trump administration's effort to shore up investor confidence.
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Why Twilio, Wayfair, and MongoDB Popped on Wednesday

These three stocks soared with the broader market's massive rally. Here's what investors need to know.
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Will Kroger Really Go the Way of Sears?

One analyst just compared Kroger to Sears. Here’s why that doesn’t make sense.
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Better Buy: AT&T vs. Verizon

Which of these high-yield dividend stocks is the best investment today?
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Petrol price rises the most taxing PR job in 2018

The surge in petrol prices around the country was the hardest issue for public relations companies to manage in 2018, according to an annual ranking by BlacklandPR.Petrol prices nationwide increased by 3.5 cents a litre on September... [Author: [email protected]]
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The worst luxury cars of 2018

Drivers who buy new cars today usually don't have to worry about whether the car will break an axle on the side of the road, or whether its brakes will give out on a steep hill. We can reasonably expect to get air conditioning and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Bruce Mulhearn, Southern California real estate icon, dies at 80

Bruce Mulhearn, who started out in a small office in Bellflower 52 years ago and became a dominant figure in the Southern California real estate industry, died Wednesday, Dec. 26. Mulhearn, 80, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, died at his home in Bay Harbor from complications from a pulmonary lung disease which he has struggled with for 11 years, according to Tim Rush, senior vice president of the firm. “Bruce was a lion, an icon, in the real estate business,” ...
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Science says you shouldn’t kill spiders in your home

I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t kill the next spider you see in your home. Why? Because spiders are an important part of nature and our indoor ecosystem – as well as being fellow organisms in their own right. People like to think of their dwellings as safely insulated from the outside world, but many types of spiders can be found inside. Some are accidentally trapped, while others are short-term visitors. Some species even enjoy the great indoors, where they happily ...
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The Transformation of Sales Isn’t Digital

The sell sheet did nothing to improve the salespeople who used them when they called on their prospective clients. Like the catalogue, it may have improved sales, but it did nothing to make the salesperson more effective. It allowed for more orders. The telephone, about which I am still romantic, didn’t do anything more to make salespeople better at their trade, their craft, or their art. It eliminated distance as an obstacle and it improved efficiency, reducing the time it took to reach their p...
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Vodafone NZ reveals Christmas Day internet trends

If you were hitting your mobile more this Christmas, you're not alone.Vodafone says Kiwis consumed 573 terabytes of data on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.That's equivalent to Kiwis streaming approximately 255,000 hours of video... [Author: [email protected]]
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Why Cloud Computing Stocks Soared on Wednesday

Zscaler, Talend, and Okta jumped more than 10% higher on Wednesday, despite a total lack of cloud computing news.
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How to Pull a Free Annual Credit Report

Do you know how to check your credit for free? This step-by-step guide explains exactly how you can obtain a free annual credit report.
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Pepin Island, private island near Nelson, up for sale for $16m

An entire private island near Nelson has hit the market for an eye-watering $16 million.Pepin Island spans 1280 acres and is situated off the Cable Bay coast in the South Island.The property boasts a seven-bedroom traditional... [Author: [email protected]]
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Why Dollar General Stock Jumped Wednesday

The stock finished the trading day up 7.2%.
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Gold edges up but risk-on sentiment limits gains

Gold prices inched higher on Thursday amid concerns about global economic growth and a partial U.S. government shutdown, although a rebound in investor risk-appetite in the previous session limited gains.
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U.S. oil prices extend gains as equities rise, but economic worries weigh

U.S. oil prices on Thursday extended their sharp climb from the session before amid rising stock markets, but worries over a glut in crude supply and concerns over a faltering global economy kept a lid on gains.
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Why Palo Alto Networks Should Be on Your New Year’s Shopping List

The cybersecurity specialist's growth isn't going to slow down in 2019.
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How to share an external hard drive between Mac and Windows

Compatibility issues between Microsoft Windows and Apple MacOS may have diminished sharply over the years, but that doesn't mean they've completely disappeared. Here's how to make an external drive work between both operating systems. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
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