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I have been investing for the last fifteen years, more actively in the last seven. I am most interested in consumer goods, tech, biotech, and REITS. I have been writing about the stock market since 2012.

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Extended Warranties: Some Are Worth It, Most Are Worthless
At a casino, the odds are always with the house. When it comes to extended warranties, the same rule applies, but the sellers win with different bets -- that you'll never use them, overpay for them, or fail to understand what's covered.
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So You Want To Get Rich Self-Publishing An E-Bestseller
They say everyone has a book inside them, maybe even the great American novel. The biggest hurdle besides talent, of course, has always been getting it published. But no more. Anyone can self-publish now on places like Amazon (AMZN) or Smashwords.
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How "Cool" Makes For "Hot" Stocks
Shark Tank panelist Daymond John and Jim Cramer have compiled their second annual list of hot stocks for their Lifestyle Brand Index. Over the last year, the index has outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 index (^GPSC), 34 percent to 18 percent.
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Sears Just Doesn't Look Like It Wants Our Business Anymore
Most mall anchor stores are struggling. Sears Holdings' sales in particular have declined for years. It has consistently lost customers to Kohl's and J.C. Penney and its younger customers have begun to prefer Macy's.
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Who's The Shopaholic? Google Or Facebook?
Bridezillas stampeding for wedding dresses is nothing compared to the shopping frenzy going on in Silicon Valley. Shopaholics Google (GOOG) and Facebook (FB) have been loading up on start-ups.
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Dogs Of The Dow: Mangy Curs Or An Investor's Best Friends?
The "Dogs of the Dow" theory involves buying equal amounts of the 10 Dow stocks that had the highest dividend-to-price ratio during the previous full year. It has become a popular investing strategy thanks to its simplicity.
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More Correction Ahead
1 year ago

solid technical analysis

Domino’s Unveils “DRU” Unmanned Pizza Delivery Robot, On Trial In 7 Countries
2 years ago

VIdeo narrator has cool Aussie accent but this robot doesn't look as awesome as Amazon's.

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Covariation Bias And The Bear Market "Genius"
2 years ago

So true. Every day CNBC features some permabear. Yet the permabears never account for the rally of the last seven years.

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