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Here's How Big the Opportunity Could Be for Marijuana Stocks

Wins by pro-pot advocates are ushering in a gold rush of interest in marijuana stocks. Some marijuana companies will be winners and others will be losers, but they'll all have a chance to compete in what GreenWave Advisors estimates could be a $25 billion market in 2021. Are you prepared to profit …

Find Day Trading Stocks with the Biggest Moves Using These Filters

Find Volatile Day Trading Stocks Using These Filters<p>Updated June 11, 2018<p>Day traders often choose to trade high-volume stocks that are seeing …

Trading

How to Day Trade the Dead Cat Bounce Strategy

A swift drop followed by a light rally. Don't be fooled. Capitalize.<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>A stock just gapped down more than 5% on the open, …

This Stock Could Turn a $10,000 Investment Into $1,000 in Future Annual Cash Flow

Image source: Getty Images.<p><i>"The thing is, if you're just oogling fat current dividend yields you are missing the more profitable boat. When it comes to dividend investing, the far smarter play is to zero in on companies that consistently increase their dividend payouts."</i><p><i>--</i>Wealthifi<p>Too often, income …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

Read This Before You Buy Dividend Stocks

Dividend stocks can be a great addition to your portfolio. On top of the cash they provide, dividends offer other benefits to long-term shareholders. Chief among them are the discipline that dividends enforce on companies' managements and the signaling power they provide regarding what those …

Investing

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Invest online: How to grow your money cheaply — without ever putting on pants

When you think about money, your biggest costs might jump to mind — there's paying down your debt, saving in an emergency fund, covering credit card …

A couple that saved $1 million to retire at age 43 shares the first steps they took

In January 2013, "Mr. and Mrs. 1500" — the pseudonym of soon-to-be early retirees Carl and Mindy — decided to get serious about their savings …

Retirement

This is the first pot company to trade on a major North American stock exchange | VICE News

Canada's largest marijuana producer reached new heights on Tuesday as it officially began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the first time a cannabis company has ever traded on a major exchange in North America.<p>The move comes as the Canadian government begins figuring out how it will …

Cannabis

5 Terrible Habits That Hold You Back From Success

Ditch these 5 bad habits today, before they sabotage your successful future.<p>If it's true that our habits determine our future, knowing our habits and where they take us is one of the most important things we can do to shape that future.<p>Good habits will help us build success, while our bad habits …

Motivation

Marines ink new tattoo rules

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> U.S. Marines who are thinking about expanding their body art should proceed with caution.<p>The Marines Corps overhauled its tattoo policy last week, with the goal of seeking "to balance the personal desires of Marines with high standards of professional military appearance and …

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Time Management Tips That Work

Why is it that the Richard Branson's of this world are rich and famous? What secret do they know that the rest of us don't? If you study their lives closely, you'll discover the rich and famous have certain habits that attribute to their success.<p>Successful people are very careful about how they …

I loved Uber as a passenger. Then I started working as a driver

Since debuting in 2012, rideshare services Uber and Lyft have nearly obliterated demand for Los Angeles taxis. Cab drivers who once took home $800 a week are now making half that amount. Still, there's little sympathy. Taxis are too expensive, their drivers too rude, their cars too smelly, their …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

Motivation

How To Spot The Stock Market's Trend Before It Is Obvious To All

Being early not only is rewarding, but also puts us in a desirable mental position to understand and take advantage of a market’s trend and subsequent moves. The past year’s up-down-flat market has been associated with numerous fundamental uncertainties, leading to a wide range of “forecasts” that …

Stock Markets

Diabetes: can you really eat to beat it?

Converts to the bestselling blood sugar diet say you can. When one type 2 diabetic tried it, he reversed his condition. Four years on, is he still cured?<p>Just over four years ago, my GP gave me unwelcome news: I had type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. I didn’t match the stereotypical patient profile of …

How to undo sent mail and other Gmail hacks to make your life easier | more lifestyle

There are few things as irritating as opening your email to find your inbox cluttered every morning when you reach your workplace.You scroll up and …

Productivity

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

7 Powerful Beliefs That Will Lead You to Success

Whatever you're setting out to do, these 7 essentials beliefs can help steer you toward your goals.<p>We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, …

Motivation

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Want bigger dividend payouts? These three stocks may soon oblige.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

Michael Jordan

Buy Land for a Dollar! Converting Chicago’s 15,000 Vacant Lots Into Booming Public Space

<i>At the Chicago Architecture Biennale, David Brown’s project “The Available City” addressed the fact that Chicago currently owns 15,000 vacant lots,</i> …

Urbanism

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Investing

Don't make these rookie mistakes.<p>Beginning investors often make mistakes, but there’s no reason you need to make them. Instead, you can avoid …

Investing

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

9 Reasons Why Being A Workaholic Is Bad For Your Career

Being first in and last out is a good thing right? It gets you noticed and gives you the time to really push forward in your career as well as being …