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The legal marijuana industry has expanded to 28 states and the District of Columbia, and there is one clear winner: U.S. workers.

In Oregon alone, the positive economic impact is especially apparent.

According to the “Cannabis Employment Estimates” from Whitney Economics, the average wage of cannabis workers (who directly touch the plant) is $12.13 an hour as of Feb.....More>>>

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Chesapeake Energy’s (NYSE:CHK) decision to reduce its preferred shares is another attempt at making the capital structure simpler and more efficient. The company is converting a total of 328,977 preferred shares of different issues into around 18.8 million common shares. The news does not come alone. It is paired with the decision from the board to reinstate preferred dividend which was discontinued....More>>>

A Long Case For Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

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The cruise industry has enjoyed significant growth in the past few years, aided by positive economic outlook in North America and Europe and increased penetration into the Asia Pacific markets. The three main industry players, Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL), Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ: NCLH), have all enjoyed substantial....More>>>

6 Dividend Stocks Hiking Payouts — EPD TJX CCL STZ LSI BBBY

The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.

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It’s bonus season. And that means lots of workers are amassing too much company stock, says John Voltaggio, a managing director with Northern Trust in New York. He spends much of March talking clients into diversifying.

As employees move up in rank, they start to get meaningful bonuses, usually comprised of more and more equity-linked compensation like restricted stock. Every March—in....More>>>

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Netflix (NFLX) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after Deutsche Bank upgraded its stock ahead of its earnings on Jan. 18.

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Netflixgained 3.5% to $133.70 today, while the S&P 500 rose 0.2% to 2,274.64.

MarketWatch’s Tomi Kilgore has the goods on the Deutsche Bank upgrade:

Analyst Bryan Kraft raised his rating to hold, three months....More>>>

Buying a Good Business in a Bad Industry

Someone emailed me this question:

“How do you feel about good businesses in poor industries? Are there any industries that you just won’t even consider?”

No. In theory, I do not think there is any industry where I would not consider a good business worthy of investment just because it was part of that industry. But, this question is not that simple to answer.....More>>>

3 ‘Goldilocks’ Stocks to Buy as Europe’s Growth Accelerates

If the data is any indication, Europe’s economy has turned the corner and is accelerating. That means investors should look for stocks to buy that will enable them to exploit this clear trend. At the same time, political and currency risks make buying pure play European stocks somewhat risky.

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Jack Bowers, who focuses exclusively on Fidelity family funds in his Fidelity Monitor & Insight, looks to the telecom sector for his Top Pick for income investing in 2017.

The wireless carriers account for a majority of capitalization in the telecom sector at Fidelity Select Telecom (FSTCX).

Indeed, hefty dividend paying stocks such as AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) account....More>>>