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What to expect from marijuana stocks after the first big medical cannabis win

What to expect from marijuana stocks after the first big medical cannabis win

Fortunes may be made in legal cannabis over the coming years. As a result, bullish sentiment is building on cannabis stocks both for recreational and medicinal uses. Adding to the… Read more »

The Fed: The Fed is not in the mood for ferocity, says former vice chairman Blinder

The Fed: The Fed is not in the mood for ferocity, says former vice chairman Blinder

Princeton University Professor Alan Blinder, who worked at the Clinton White House and served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve from 1994-1996, has a new book out about the… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks cling to modest gain as 10-year yield at 3% seen as a headwind

Market Snapshot: Stocks cling to modest gain as 10-year yield at 3% seen as a headwind

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow poised to snap a four-day skid as strong corporate earnings supported sentiment, although rising bond yields caused investors to assess borrowing costs… Read more »

Economic Report: New-home sales roar to a 4-month high in March

Economic Report: New-home sales roar to a 4-month high in March

The numbers: New-home sales ran at a 694,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. What happened: Sales of newly-constructed homes surged, and earlier estimates were… Read more »

Economic Report: Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

Economic Report: Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

Americans are pretty satisfied about the U.S. economy, job prospects and their own finances. Consumer confidence is near an 18-year high. The numbers: Consumers confidence rebounded slightly in April with… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Ronny Jackson’s VA nomination hearing delayed indefinitely

The Wall Street Journal: Ronny Jackson’s VA nomination hearing delayed indefinitely

Ronny Jackson speaks during the daily White House press briefing in January. A Senate committee has indefinitely delayed a confirmation hearing for Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head… Read more »

New Order co-founder Peter Hook reveals his unusual approach towards fan mail

New Order co-founder Peter Hook reveals his unusual approach towards fan mail

When Peter Hook asks for “answers on a postcard,” he’s serious. The co-founder of the bands Joy Division and New Order actually wants letters from his fans. In fact, he… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: How Europe’s new privacy rules favor Google and Facebook

The Wall Street Journal: How Europe’s new privacy rules favor Google and Facebook

When the European Union’s justice commissioner traveled to California to meet with Google and Facebook last fall, she was expecting to get an earful from executives worried about the Continent’s… Read more »

Capitol Report: Koch network reevaluating midterm election strategy | France’s Macron to press Trump to keep Iran deal

Capitol Report: Koch network reevaluating midterm election strategy | France’s Macron to press Trump to keep Iran deal

David Koch listens to speakers during the Defending the American Dream Summit at the Washington Convention Center in November 2011. The network of groups affiliated with billionaire conservative donors Charles… Read more »

More than 1 million children had their identities stolen in 2017

More than 1 million children had their identities stolen in 2017

Your children may be less safe online than you think — even before they ever use a computer. More than 1 million children were victims of identity fraud in 2017,… Read more »

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