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According to Peter Lynch's free cash flow line, the company's shares are projected to grow at more than 30 percent CAGR in the next five years.

According to BrandZ TOP 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands report, New Oriental Education belongs to top 10 risers with an estimated brand value of $1.7B USD.

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Understanding the reasons for share price appreciation in the biotech space can be a black art. In that article I noted it seemed that the share price was breaking through a $10 barrier and this recovery was sustained until last week.

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The stock market "has an awful good gig going," with the economic recovery reaching all corners of the globe and U.S. inflation and interest rates still at historic lows, Leuthold Chief Investment Strategist Jim Paulsen told CNBC on Friday.

While the Federal Reserve has raised rates twice this year — with about 50-50 odds of another hike in December ahead of the Friday jobs data — the cost of borrowing money remains at historic lows, which aids the economy and the stock market.

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Best of Dragonfly Capital: Only Practice Risk Management Part Time?

While I am on vacation I have combed through the archives to find the best articles that also stand the test of time.

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Although I will admit that the title of this post is a bit glamorous, I wanted to share the simplicity of the message.

Typically, every morning we will sit down to eat breakfast.

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Hilton's Brand Advantage Strengthens [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, noon by Morningstar Articles @ [source]

We expect Hilton ’s room share expansion to be among the industry’s fastest over the next decade, thanks to an industry-leading pipeline, a favorable next-generation traveler position supported by newer brands, and a highly rated loyalty program.

We expect Hilton’s intangible brand asset and switching cost advantage to strengthen, driven by new hotel brands and its highly rated loyalty program.

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We expect Hilton ’s room share expansion to be among the industry’s fastest over the next decade, thanks to an industry-leading pipeline, a favorable next-generation traveler position supported by newer brands, and a highly rated loyalty program.

We expect Hilton’s intangible brand asset and switching cost advantage to strengthen, driven by new hotel brands and its highly rated loyalty program.

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This fund provides protection against inflation, credit, and interest-rate risk because it only invests in TIPS with between one and 10 years until maturity and backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. The fund’s duration of 2.8 years, as of July 2017, is shorter than the average duration of 7.5 years for the inflation-protected bond Morningstar Category that encompasses the broad TIPS market.

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FlexShares iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund TDTT offers exposure to the Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities market while maintaining a three-year target duration for a reasonable fee. FlexShares iBoxx 5-Year Target Duration TIPS ETF employs the same portfolio construction methodology while targeting a five-year duration.

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As the dollar continues to get whacked, one market watcher says a historically weak greenback could present unique opportunities for Wall Street.

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback's performance versus a basket of other currencies, hasn't been this weak since the period of January to July 1986.

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty50 staged a smart recovery on Friday to form a bullish candle on the daily chart after forming a ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ pattern in the previous two sessions.Analysts noted that the trend was in line with what the index had been observing for last two months wherein no selloff lasted over two sessions. The index hit an intraday high of 10,075, before closing the day at 10,066, up 0.53 per cent.With this, the Nifty50 has managed to post gains for the fifth consecutive week.“The Nifty50 registered almost a piercing pattern on the candlestick chart, as it opened lower and went on to close the day above the midpoint of the previous session’s candle body, thereby negating the bearish formations of last two sessions,” said Mazhar Mohammad , Chief Strategist – Technical Research & Trading Advisory at Chartviewindia.in.Mohammad said Friday’s price behaviour was in line with recent behavioural patterns, as corrections since the June low of 9,448 have not lasted beyond two days.The expert said as the momentum is strong and critical averages are not violated on the short-term charts, traders can maintain a bullish bias for a target of 10,350 with a stop below the 9,980 level on a closing basis.

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NEW DELHI: The Nifty50 staged a smart recovery on Friday to form a bullish candle on the daily chart after forming a ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ pattern in the previous two sessions.Analysts noted that the trend was in line with what the index had been observing for last two months wherein no selloff lasted over two sessions. The index hit an intraday high of 10,075, before closing the day at 10,066, up 0.53 per cent.With this, the Nifty50 has managed to post gains for the fifth consecutive week.“The Nifty50 registered almost a piercing pattern on the candlestick chart, as it opened lower and went on to close the day above the midpoint of the previous session’s candle body, thereby negating the bearish formations of last two sessions,” said Mazhar Mohammad , Chief Strategist – Technical Research & Trading Advisory at Chartviewindia.in.Mohammad said Friday’s price behaviour was in line with recent behavioural patterns, as corrections since the June low of 9,448 have not lasted beyond two days.The expert said as the momentum is strong and critical averages are not violated on the short-term charts, traders can maintain a bullish bias for a target of 10,350 with a stop below the 9,980 level on a closing basis.

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Jail term in text message suicide case [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 11:54 a.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

A court in the US has handed down a 15-month jail term against a young woman who encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend to commit suicide in a series of text messages.

Michelle Carter was 17 when Conrad Roy died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Massachusetts in 2014.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin demonstrates his ability to remotely treat a veteran's skin condition from Washington, D.C. through teleconferencing tools.

NBC News is a leading source of global news and information.

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ADP – Bill Ackman's Pershing Square said it was seeking effective control of the payroll services company through nominations for five board seats at the annual meeting, and is also calling for the replacement of CEO Carlos Rodriguez.

Toyota – The company will take a 5 percent stake in rival automaker Mazda, and the two announced they will jointly build a $1.6 billion U.S. assembly plant.

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Excelsior Mining Update [0.04]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 11:45 a.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

We’ve been shareholders of Excelsior Mining for over three years at this point.

This indicates to me that the market doesn’t believe that Excelsior will reach production in 2018.

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GM Is Too Cheap To Ignore [0.15]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 11:44 a.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

Despite strong underlying fundamentals, GM (NYSE:GM) is trading as if it's going out of business.

Despite declining auto sales, GM has shown the ability to exercise cost discipline to continue to grow earnings in a shrinking market.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Press has learned.

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Some companies manage to rise into a dominant position in their industries.

It turns out that, while not all the stocks have continued to slide, these companies have by and large demonstrated very poor or dull earnings.

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