Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An Amazon executive said the company blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Continue Reading Below Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota complained to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last month. The company’s vice president of public policy, Brian Huseman, responded to Ellison, telling him that Amazon prohibits listing products that promote…

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5 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

5 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

Running out of money in retirement is a major concern for those approaching that milestone, and that includes folks who have saved substantially. If you’re concerned about depleting your nest egg too quickly, you should know that there are several steps you can take to boost your retirement income and buy yourself some much-needed peace of mind. Here are just a few options you might explore. 1. Save in a Roth IRA Continue Reading Below…

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Instructure Announces Solid Growth and Expanded Losses

Instructure Announces Solid Growth and Expanded Losses

Investing in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies requires patience: Companies need to invest millions of dollars to build out a platform and win over customers. But once those customers are acquired, the costs of running such a business are largely fixed. This leads to impressive recurring cash flows. Instructure (NYSE: INST) provides one platform, Canvas, that helps teachers and administrators communicate with students, and another, Bridge, that helps businesses train their employees. It also offers a video…

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The Most Important Number From PayPal’s 2nd Quarter

The Most Important Number From PayPal’s 2nd Quarter

PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) shares dipped a few percentage points when the company announced its second-quarter earnings results, but a review of the quarter reveals little that long-term-minded shareholders need to be concerned about. In the quarter, revenue grew 23% to $3.86 billion, and adjusted earnings per share (EPS) rose 28% to $0.58. Perhaps even better than the robust top- and bottom-line growth, however, is the increasing expansion of the company’s core digital payments…

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Your Complete Guide to Vanguard ETFs

Your Complete Guide to Vanguard ETFs

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, have become extremely popular investments, as they combine the ease of investing that you get with mutual funds with the simple-to-buy nature of stocks. One of the most popular, and lowest-cost, ETF issuers is Vanguard, which currently offers a selection of 56 ETFs that allow investors to put their money to work in a variety of stock and bond investments. Here’s an overview of ETF investing that you may want to…

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Disney Earnings on Tap — What to Watch

Disney Earnings on Tap — What to Watch

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is slated to report its fiscal third-quarter 2018 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The entertainment titan is barreling toward its earnings report with solid momentum. Last quarter, revenue increased 9% year over year, earnings per share soared 30%, and EPS adjusted for one-time factors jumped 23%. Earnings surpassed many investors expectations, as they did in the first quarter. Continue Reading Below After a tough fiscal…

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The Latest: Psychiatrist: Much hidden in shooter’s mind

The Latest: Psychiatrist: Much hidden in shooter’s mind

Image 1 of 2 ▼ The Latest on a book written by a psychiatrist who spent hours interviewing Colorado theater shooter James Holmes (all times local): Continue Reading Below 11:10 a.m. A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says what led Holmes to open fire in a Colorado movie theater was a vortex of his mental illness, personality and circumstances, along with other, unknown currents. William H. Reid says some of…

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Factor Views 3Q18

Factor Views 3Q18

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Yazann Romahi via Iris.xyz Most of the factors that we favor suffered in a quarter singed by a violent shift in volatility regimes. Despite still-healthy economic growth, equity markets moved rapidly from a rally that was deemed both “euphoric” and a “melt-up” straight into correction territory. The shift occurred amid inflation fears and a technical […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Better Marijuana Stock: Aurora Cannabis vs. Tilray

Better Marijuana Stock: Aurora Cannabis vs. Tilray

Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH: ACBFF) shareholders might have been able to tell investors buying Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) stock to enjoy the ride while they could. Tilray enjoyed a nice pop after its initial public offering last month, only to give up most of the gains. Aurora is in the same boat: up more than 30% earlier this year but now down more than 10% year to date. As thrilling — or dejecting — as short-term stock…

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9 Ways Marijuana Has Made History This Year

9 Ways Marijuana Has Made History This Year

If you’re an investor, there’s a good chance you’ve been unable to avoid the discussion of “marijuana stocks” in recent years. And there’s a good reason for that: growth. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, North American legal weed sales soared 33% in 2017 to $9.7 billion, and they’re expected to grow by a robust compound annual rate of 28% through 2021. Should this forecast come to fruition, the North American legal pot industry could…

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