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Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is: My Top 24 Stocks

In this column, I try not to focus too much on stocks that I own personally. As a result, readers sometimes ask what I actually do own.<p>So once a year I provide a run-down of the stocks I own personally and for most of my clients.<p><b>Sony</b> (SNE), a Japanese consumer electronics company that also owns a …

Investing

$22 Billion in U.S. Marijuana Sales by 2022: The Top Stock to Buy to Ride the Wave

The U.S. marijuana market could skyrocket over the next five years. And this stock looks like a great way to profit.<p>22 by '22.<p>That could be the …

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Amazon Will Officially Become Largest Apparel Seller in 2018, But What About Promotional Apparel? - Promo Marketing

It's only a matter of time before Amazon becomes to market leader in the apparel world, but when will it migrate to promotional apparel?

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Canadian pot companies are worth billions — but is it a bubble ready to burst?

Investors have rushed to pour money into the growing number of Canadian-listed shares in marijuana-related companies. But experts caution that the …

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar | Inc.com

Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been around for a while but are traded on fewer exchanges. There are also new cryptocurrencies being created on a regular basis; here are six such …

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There will soon be a new way to bet on the technology behind bitcoin

An exchange-traded fund that bets on companies with blockchain technology is set to start trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Wednesday January 17, according to a person familiar with the matter.<p>Exchange operator Nasdaq and Reality Shares, an ETF issuer and index provider, unveiled an index in …

3 Lesser-Known Cryptocurrencies That Could Run Circles Around Ripple

2017's crypto darling could take a back seat to these unique digital currencies and blockchains this year.<p>There's simply no stopping cryptocurrency …

Canada firm plans $200 million coin/share offering for oil and gas | News Home | Reuters

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian oil financing firm Oleum Capital Inc plans to raise $200 million in mid-January through what it calls the world’s first offering of both shares and cryptocurrency tokens, a senior company executive told Reuters.<p>The Calgary, Alberta-based company, which helps …

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Get Your Swag On! Turn Your Customers Into Brand Ambassadors With Promotional Gifts

Sometimes as entrepreneurs we get caught in our online bubble. It's easy to think that building your customer base is as easy as posting a blog, Tweeting, or sending an email blast. But if you aren't looking at offline ways to build your business, you are missing out. This is part 2 of a series on …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like | Inc.com

Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent to Tesla employees a few years ago. Sent with the subject line "Communication Within Tesla," it …

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27 Local SEO Tips Your Lazy Competitors Are Neglecting | Inc.com

If you fail to practice due diligence when it comes to local SEO, you're going to lose market share to competitors who take it seriously. You might even endanger your own livelihood.<p>In this article, we'll go over 27 important local SEO tips that will keep you on top of the search engine results …

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2 Cybersecurity Stocks That Might Make You Rich

Steve Wozniak recently told <i>Lateline</i> that "cyber attacks and hacking" were "getting worse and worse year by year." He's right: the Identity Theft Resource Center claims that the number of personal records exposed in data breaches surged 97% to 169 million in 2015. That's why research firm Markets …

Tech giants are scrambling to get their hands on the 'hottest commodity on the planet'

Driven by the rise of battery gigafactories and game-changing Powerwall and energy storage businesses, the world now finds itself at the beginning of a lithium super cycle that is all about securing new supply, much of which is poised to come from lithium superstar Argentina.<p>We have Tesla in the …

3 Top Stocks to Buy Your Grandkids

If you want to give your grandkids a head start in life, consider giving them shares of these three stocks. Our choices might surprise you.<p>The …

2 Harvard students built a company that will do your chores for you, and it's made money since day one

The two women hired someone off of Craigslist to come do their laundry and buy their groceries weekly, and then they split the cost.<p>The woman they hired, Jenny, came to their apartments to take care of errands that would otherwise pile up. This would eventually evolve to become their company, …

College Kids Are Now High Frequency Trading From Dorm Rooms

University student Spencer Singleton is among a growing band of amateurs turning to computer-driven automated stock trading—until now the preserve of …

First Buffett And Icahn, Now Billionaires Mandel And Klarman, All Bottom Fishing Energy Stocks

At Forbes Billionaire’s Portfolio we study the buying patterns of the world’s greatest billionaire investors and hedge funds. So when the greatest billionaire investors in the world are scooping up beaten down stakes in energy companies, we pay close attention.<p>We know two things about the best …

Investing

5 technical tools that explain what's going on in the stock market right now

Last fall I wrote a post titled, "This Is Now The Worst Possible Environment For Stock Market Investors." My point then was that stocks were very expensive, sentiment was exuberant and the trend had shifted to the downside. In other words, all three of the major components of my investing strategy …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

8 Common Smartphone Mistakes You're Making At Work

It used to be that poor workplace etiquette was about taking someone else’s food from the office refrigerator or dressing too sloppily on casual Fridays. Now that everyone has a smartphone glued to their hands, there are all kinds of new ways to trip up.<p>In fact, upper and mid-level managers say …

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Graphene Is The World's Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner than a human hair and yet 200 times stronger than steel. It's also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is stretchable, flexible, …

5 Ways to Invest Smarter at Any Age

The key is settling on the right stock/bond mix and sticking to your guns. Here's how.<p><i>Welcome to Day 4 of MONEY’s 10-day Financial Fitness program.</i> …

Using Large Business Tactics on Small Business Budget

<i>It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing, and today’s guest post is from Jesse Aaron</i> <i>– Enjoy!</i><p>You won’t find your local pizza shop in the Super …

Marketing

New tips, trends, and insights from the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem in sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, and apps

Trail of the Month<p>INTERACTIVE CONTENT<p>The Map for High-Performing Marketers<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>Mar 30, 2018 By Ronnie …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal' | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination.<p>The two companies confirmed late on Sunday that Burger King is in talks to acquire …