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Augmented Reality: An Investor’s Guide

Augmented Reality (or AR) is a new technology that is receiving a lot of attention. This article will detail the technology and highlight some of the implications for the investor. Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has its new Lens technology that will literally understand what you are pointing your smartphone camera at, and display relevant information. […]

Stocks Drift Lower as Bank Stocks Plummet

U.S. equities moved lower in relatively quiet trading on Wednesday as bank and energy stocks weakened. Bank stocks were hit by worries over trading revenues and the net interest margin pressure for a flattening yield curve. Energy names were pushed lower as crude oil weakened on reports of weakening compliance by OPEC nations in their […]

6 Most Important Things in Business Now

Shares of once hot Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP), operator of Snapchat, fell back to $17, its IPO price. Anxiety about user growth and engagement have hurt the company’s ability to bring in advertising and marketing revenue. Snapchat also has several growing competitors, led by Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) Instagram. Sales at Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) […]

4 Dividend Aristocrats Warren Buffett Owns

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) doesn’t pay a dividend, but the company and the stock both benefit greatly from owning shares of some of the best dividend aristocrats on the market. CEO Warren Buffetthas told investors about the power of compounding interest for decades and referenced it in a 1964 letter to his partners. At […]

Dollar General Not Done Rallying

Shares of Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG) spiked after its first quarter earnings results as the company beat both top and bottom line estimates. Although operating margins dropped to 8.5% in the quarter, this was due to higher than usual compensation and training expense for managers of the retailer. I have been eyeing up this stock for […]