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Millennials are the next baby boomers: a group of people so economically valuable that advertisers drop their existing methods to cater to them. Per the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 2019, millennials only accounted for 25%-27% of the total population, which surpassed the baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) population in numbers. With an estimated
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In this article SWX Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Company: Southwest Gas Holdings (SWX) Business: Southwest Gas Holdings purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada and California. The company operates in two segments, Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services.
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The rising cost of a college degree has more students than ever borrowing to cover their expenses. While some students opt for loans from private lenders, as of March 2021, an estimated 42.9 million borrowers have Federal Direct Loans. Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans may be subsidized or unsubsidized. Both types offer numerous benefits,
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Although it may still be in its infancy, the potential for growth in the legal marijuana sector has many investors and taking notice. Funding platforms with the goal of supporting marijuana-related startups are on the rise, and many of them have Silicon Valley veterans at the helm. Among the primary factors now attracting investors to the still-fledgling cannabis
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Starship prototype SN15 returns for a landing on May 5, 2021 after a high-altitude flight test. SpaceX Between Elon Musk’s two largest companies, investors and experts have a long-term favorite. Most “institutional investors and industry experts” surveyed by Morgan Stanley expect SpaceX to become more valuable than Tesla, and see it as a more attractive
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Fixed-income giant Pimco has dabbled in cryptocurrencies and plans to gradually invest more in digital assets that have the potential to disrupt the financial industry, according to chief investment officer Daniel Ivascyn. “Now we’re looking at potentially trading certain cryptocurrencies as part of our trend-following strategies or quant-oriented strategies, then doing more work on the
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Starship prototype 20 is stacked on top of Super Heavy Booster 4 on August 6, 2021. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX has become one of the world’s most valuable private companies, and Morgan Stanley believes the Starship rockets the venture is developing will have wide-reaching implications. Starship is the massive, next-generation rocket SpaceX is developing to be
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A car is one of the largest investments you will ever make next to a home. It’s common knowledge that a car depreciates in value the minute a new car leaves the sales lot. What you may not realize, though, is that depreciation is often the single largest cost associated with owning a car. Depreciation
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An animated trajectory map shows the path of the Lucy mission, with the spacecraft (blue) launching from the Earth (green) out to the asteroids around Jupiter (orange). NASA NASA’s latest exploration spacecraft launched over the weekend, beginning a 12-year journey to visit Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. A tool familiar to Wall Street was used to craft
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In this article HOOD GME Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission said online brokerages, enticed to increase revenue through the controversial industry practice of payment for order flow, are turning stock-trading into a game in order to encourage activity from retail investors. Wall Street’s main regulator on Monday released its
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Leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are designed to deliver a greater return than the returns from holding long or short positions in a regular ETF. Leveraged ETFs have been created to offer long or short exposure to benchmarks like the S&P 500 Index or the Nasdaq 100, while others are designed to move along with specific
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What Is Social Security? The Social Security program was established in 1935 to provide retirement income for certain U.S. workers. It was later expanded to cover most of the workforce. Today, it remains America’s pension plan and the financial lifeline that many people use to stay afloat in their old age. Social Security provides 37%
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Andrew Toth | FilmMagic | Getty Images “The Big Short” investor Michael Burry inquired about ways to bet against bitcoin just before the world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a six-month high to breach the $60,000 level. “Ok, I haven’t done this before, how do you short a cryptocurrency,” Burry said in a Wednesday tweet. “Do you have
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