Mark Paul McCloskey

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More Than $1 Million Worth of Weed Was Sold on the First Day of Legalization in Colorado

Move over California and Amsterdam; stoners might have a new Kush Capital. According to 9NEWS, more than $1 million worth of marijuana was sold on …

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Sets New Record For Most F-Bombs in One Movie

Whether its obnoxious nature kept you on the edge of your seat or drove you away from the theater altogether, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> is officially …

Moby On World Cafe

<b>Toggle more options</b><p>Today's <i>Vintage Cafe</i> is an extended session in front of an audience at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live with Moby. He and his singers play songs from his most recent album, <i>Innocents</i>, in this sparse and gorgeous session.<p>Moby, born Richard Melville Hall, has long been a best-selling …

Cruises get cool as young people take to the seas to get away from it all

It might be hard to think of anything less conventionally "cool", but according to Abta, the travel industry body, a record number of young people want to go on a cruise. The average age of British cruisers is 56 – the highest it has been for a decade – but Abta reports a surprising leap in the …

Oscars get political with Pussy Riot film setting the pace for best documentary

Glinting gems, red carpet couture and conspicuous grooming are all hallmarks of Oscar night that can be relied on to brighten up March. This year, however, the Academy Awards will offer more than just glamour. Hollywood is heading to the centre of global political debate.<p>The films now vying for a …

Josh Homme and Jay Z make up following Made in America spat

Queens of the Stone Age<p><i>Photo by Debi Del Grande</i><p>Last September, we learned that Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme wasn’t too fond of Jay Z. Not too …

DJ Premier’s Top 20 Songs of 2013

A new year is here, which means legendary producer DJ Premier takes time to reflect on the biggest albums from the past calendar year. Before we get …

On my radar: Stana Katic's cultural highlights

The actor Stana Katic, best known as Castle's detective Kate Beckett, on the weird world of LA artist Alex Gross, the rebel's voice of King Krule and the joys of living in a Mongolia yurt<p>Born in Canada, Stana Katic's early career on television saw her appear in sci-fi drama <i>Heroes</i> and play …

iTunes Is Dead: The Record Industry's Next Steps

First, the obvious -- will the music industrial complex finally embrace streaming ... unconditionally?<p>It's not like there's zero collaboration …

Jim Cramer: Digging Into Last Year's Biggest Winners

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- You know what's bizarre about the five best-performing stocks in the <b>S&P 500</b> last year and the five worst-performing stocks …

Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

On Jan. 11, 1964, the Surgeon General pronounced the health risks posed by cigarettes.<p>ATLANTA (AP) — Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes in TV commercials. Smoke hung in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane …

Viacom the One to Beat in Big Entertainment

<b>NEW YORK</b> (TheStreet) -- Media stocks are trading at historic highs but that isn't keeping sell-side analysts away from encouraging investors to …

Media Industry

Affordable Digital Audio: Audioengine D3

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We've told you about two stand-alone, super-affordable DACs (Digital-to-analog Audio Converters) from the company with an …

Audiophile

Will 2014 be a Good Year for Options Traders?

2013 certainly closed on a high note for equity investors -- with near 30% gains for the SP500 and Nasdaq indexes, and hundreds of stocks finishing …

Stock Markets

Long-term thinking: 1800 to 2013

50 years ago, the average stock was held over 8 years; by 2010, it had dropped to 5 days.<p>Long-Term Thinking died on Tuesday. His last true friend, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle, was at his side. He was 213 years old.<p>Long-Term Thinking lived an illustrious life since the start of the Industrial …

DreamWorks Launching Tablet With Original Programming

NEW YORK *TheStreet) -- <b>DreamWorks Animation</b> (DWA) is reportedly planning to announce a tablet computer especially for children which will feature …

Dreamworks

Why your next home may look like a snow globe

There's a simple, ingenious way to survive hurricanes or tornadoes: Build a dome home.<p>Over the past decade, the world has watched in horror as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, fires, earthquakes, mudslides, tsunamis and most recently, one of the largest typhoons on record, caused death and …

Casinos, Coffee and Mexico for the First Quarter

Over the last few weeks, the price of the fund has begun to stabilize and show some signs of life. Earlier this month, supply concerns squeezed …

Investing

Is the Arts Economy Dead?

BOSTON (TheStreet) -- It is safe to say that virtually all sectors of the U.S. economy were ravaged by the Great Recession. But the arts sector took …

Museums

Here's the Final Speech Ben Bernanke Will Ever Give as Fed Chairman

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- <b>Federal Reserve</b> Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday delivered his final prepared speech as head of the central bank as he …

4 Tech Stocks Under $10 in Breakout Territory

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage …

$75,000 Camaro? Chevy prices track-tuned Z/28

New track model Z/28 priced -- orders taken this month, on sale this spring.<p>The bare-bones, track-tuned version of Chevy's muscle car -- the 2014 Camaro Z/28 -- will go on sale this spring at $75,000, including destination and a gas-guzzler tax — a hefty premium over the track-oriented ZL1 model …

Two Mortgage REIT Picks for 2014

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Mortgage REITs offer value as a sector following a sharp selloff in 2013, according to a Credit Suisse report published Friday.<p>…

Investing

Legalized Marijuana Sales Rock the Rockies

By Hal M. Bundrick<p>NEW YORK (MainStreet) It was all the buzz in Colorado in the days leading up to the New Year: legalized recreational marijuana …

Cannabis

Here's Apple's Biggest Concern (Update 2)

<i>Updated from 9:22 a.m. EST to include more analysis from analyst about Apple TV on the second page.</i><p>NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's the first day of …

Investing

Associated Press News

Libya restarts southern oil field amid ongoing blockade

<b>Libya has restarted oil production at the El Sharara field in the south of the troubled country after protesters ended a blockade, Reuters reports.</b><p>The National Oil Corporation said that it was shipping the equivalent of 60,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd).<p>It hopes to reach the field's maximum …

Super Bowl 2014 ad trends bring surprises

Among the trends for 2014 Super Bowl commercials: more first-time Super Bowl celebrities; some healthier food spots and some new advertisers.<p>This is the Super Bowl where ads may offer a bit less of the same — and a bit more of the unexpected.<p>As the price of ad time continues to escalate, …

Kerry says Iran could help on sidelines of Syrian peace talks | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday appeared for the first time to hold out the possibility that Iran might play a role on the sidelines of a Syria peace conference even if Tehran is not formally invited.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves upon arrival for a meeting with …