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Turning Your Home Into a Smart Home

“Google, dim the lights.” “Alexa, what’s the weather forecast?” “Siri, find a recipe for peach cobbler.” Smart homes are the new big thing, and they’re today’s home improvement. It seems as if everyone you know is punctuating their day with quick commands into the air. Is this a passing thing, or the beginning of a […]

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Stock and Bond Markets in Frenzy

  The Federal Reserve’s announcement of an interest rate hike had the expected outcome, rising interest rates to slow the economy. Stocks were hit hard and the bond market saw long awaited fuel added to the fire, sending the stock and bond markets into a frenzy. The U.S. 10 Year Treasury reached levels not seen […]

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Ford Announces Layoffs Due to Trade Tariffs

Ford (“F” on your stock market scorecard) is not enjoying this year. Its stock has plummeted 29%, trading in the $8.00 to $9.00 range per share. Sliding stock prices are never good news, but that may be the least bad news for Ford Motor Co. The recent tariffs imposed this year by President Trump reportedly […]

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Buying a Car You Can Afford

Buying a car is a stressful proposition. Even with today’s purchasing tools, the actual trip to the dealership is a stress level equal to getting a root canal delivered by your ex-wife. Part of it is the nature of the dealership. Their job is to separate you from most of your money. Imagine walking around […]

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Netflix Posts Parabolic Gains

Netflix posts parabolic gains in after-hours trading Tuesday after announcing an estimate-topping earnings report. Shares shot up over 11 percent following the announcement, putting the stock well above the $350 mark, sending it to high levels again after its slide earlier this month. The solid update on earnings and subscriber growth comes after a rocky […]

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3 Fake Narratives on the Car Industry

One example of popular culture driving the narrative is the car industry. There are 3 car industry narratives sweeping popular culture in social media that are fake narratives in the new economy. Allow us to give you some examples. 1. “Car sales are flat because everyone’s taking Uber.” In television shows and movies set in […]

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Square Dip Provides Ideal Entry Point

After its 125 percent rally this year, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s financial services company, Square, Inc. was a leader in the race to the bottom for tech stocks last week. The selloff provides an excellent opportunity for investors to go long on a stock with an aggressive strategy and five consecutive quarters of year over […]

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