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Commitment from Bobby Murphy and Evan Spiegel to not sell shares until 2018 should lead to limited downside over the next few days.

Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by former Stanford students Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy.

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Today's picks: 16 August 2017 [-0.01]

Posted on Aug. 16, 2017, 12:30 a.m. by Markets @ [source]

Stop long positions at 9,750. Stop short positions at 9,875.

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Once upon a time I was a short. Possibly it still is for this time period, but once its growth prospects are factored in and contrasted with how AMD is simply not bringing the heat with Vega, things only look better for Nvidia.

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Priceline stock is well positioned for attractive returns when considering profitability, growth prospects, and valuation.

Priceline stock is down by nearly 10% after earnings on disappointing guidance for the third quarter of 2017.

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For-Profit Charlotte School of Law Closes [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 11:53 p.m. by NYT > DealBook @ [source]

The attorney general’s office has been examining whether Charlotte Law’s students had the required information to enroll for the school’s law degree.

The attorney general’s office notified the federal Education Department that Charlotte Law was no longer licensed to operate in the state.

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I’m so excited about this event, given the big explosion in volatility of the last week.

During the presentation, you can expect easy-to-understand, plain-spoken tactics from a trader who shows his profits with his education.

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The marijuana industry in the U.S. is huge and growing at an exponential rate, but between regulations and legal uncertainty, the industry is incredibly risky for businesses and investors.

In this clip from Industry Focus: Healthcare , host Kristine Harjes and contributor Todd Campbell explain how lawncare company Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG) is getting exposure to the huge upside of marijuana without risking its whole livelihood on legislative calls that are still up in the air.

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In the last few decades, incredible strides have been made in genome typing and precision medicine technology. When you look at the cost of the first-ever genome sequence, it was maybe $1 million, ballpark around there.

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In this Motley Fool Money podcast segment, host Chris Hill, Million Dollar Portfolio 's Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger, and Total Income 's Ron Gross consider the business model problems of Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) as it delivers its second-ever earnings report as a public company. After all, the newsletter they have run for over a decade, Motley Fool Stock Advisor , has tripled the market.

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In this Motley Fool Money podcast segment, host Chris Hill, Million Dollar Portfolio 's Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger, and Total Income 's Ron Gross ponder an interesting hypothetical question from a podcast listener: Among hot future-looking trends such as driverless cars, augmented reality, virtual reality, electronic payments and the war on cash, renewable energy, and healthcare, if you had to choose just one to invest in, which would it be, and why? After all, the newsletter they have run for over a decade, the Motley Fool Stock Advisor, has tripled the market.

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After a turbulent and scandal-filled year at Wells Fargo, the bank’s chairman is headed for the exit.

Stephen W. Sanger, 71, will retire at the end of the year and will be succeeded by Elizabeth A. Duke, 65, a former Federal Reserve Board governor.

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The second quarter of 2017 will likely prove to have been a high point for Chinese solar manufacturers, which made it a key for Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) .

And demand could go down in the second half of the year, particularly for commodity multi-crystalline silicon modules, which are low efficiency, don't qualify for China's Top Runner program, and are less in demand in U.S. commercial and residential markets.

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President Donald Trump's power to polarize continued after the weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville, Va.-and his subsequent remarks-caused the president to become further isolated from some members of the business community on Tuesday.

Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, stepped down from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council on Tuesday.

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In this Motley Fool Money podcast segment, host Chris Hill asks Million Dollar Portfolio 's Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger, and Total Income 's Ron Gross to tell us about the companies they have their eyes on this week, and why: pest-control giant Rollins (NYSE: ROL) , home-improvement retailer Home Depot (NYSE: HD) , and wireline telecom Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) .

Motley Fool co-founders Tom and David Gardner have spent more than a decade beating the market.

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3 High-Yield ETFs for Retirees [0.24]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 11:37 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

Income is the lifeblood of retirement, but by definition, once you quit working, your income will be coming from new sources -- like your portfolio.

Tim Brugger (iShares Preferred Stock Index ETF): Preferred stocks are a sometimes overlooked investment alternative, but there are several upsides to them, particularly for retirees in search of predictable income.

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Can You Trust Your Financial Advisor? [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 11:36 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

There is a disconnect in the financial industry, and it is yet to be resolved.

The problem is that too many people who work as financial advisors aren't legally required to have their clients' best interests at heart.

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I am highly bullish on this company and am considering going long before the end of this year.

Moreover, the growth in price for this company has continuously been backed by solid growth in earnings.

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The big deal for markets Wednesday could be the minutes from the Fed's last meeting, if they include any fresh insights on inflation.

The minutes, released at 2 p.m., could provide some insight into the view on the Federal Open Market Committee.

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50 Most Popular Country Music Stars [0.23]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 11:02 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Country musicians, like most musicians today, have been forced to market their craft in the digital age. For example, country group Lady Antebellum – which released its first full-length album in 2008 – has 10.9 million Facebook likes.

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Cramer Remix: The one stock to buy into any real weakness [-0.09]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 10:59 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

The semiconductor stocks have been trading wildly of late, getting hit in July 2017 and again during last week's sell-off before bouncing back on Monday. One of the top stocks in the S&P 500 Index for the second year in a row, his dog's namesake gave buyers a momentary chance to get into the stock last week before running back up to $166 and change as of Tuesday.

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