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Pot stock analysts believe that the CBD industry is about to explode. The reason? The $867 billion Farm Bill, signed into law by US President Donald Trump on December 20, officially excluded all cannabis products with 0.3% or less THC from the Controlled Substances Act. (THC is the psychoactive element in marijuana that gets users “high.”) CBD has medicinal uses and is already legal in many states, as is its psychoactive component. As a result, farmers anywhere in the United States can freely grow “hemp” for both industrial and medical purposes. Several Pot Stocks Set to Explode Canaccord Genuity, a

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The Dow Jones Industrial average barreled above 25,000 for the first time in two months Wednesday, posting a 435 point gain in a massive one day rally, and charting a market breakout attempt against major resistance. Dow Barrels Past 25,000 The rally follows a Tuesday of mixed results in U.S. equities markets with the NASDAQ and S&P 500 in the red for the day (by troubling 0.81 percent and 0.15 percent declines, respectively) and the Dow only barely in the green with a 51-point (or 0.21 percent) gain. There was a general updraft in U.S. equities with the S&P 500

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs cultivated a streamlined strategy that focused on a few products suited for all its markets. The iPhone maker may, however, have to change in order to regain the growth momentum it has lost in China. Currently, analysts and ex-employees hold the view that Apple’s streamlined strategy has failed the tech giant in China, The Wall Street Journal reports. This is because the approach has left the company unable to adapt to the local user habits and preferences. Sales of the iPhone Falling by Double Digits in China In the most recent quarter, Apple’s sales in the

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The U.S. stock market catapulted higher on Wednesday, as investors rallied behind a series of upbeat earnings reports from some of Wall Street’s biggest companies. Flush of Green for Dow Index All of Wall Street’s major indexes reported strong gains on Wednesday, building off a positive pre-market session for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 316 points, or 1.3%, to 24,896.79. The broad S&P 500 Index gained 0.8% to 2,660.67. Ten of 11 primary sectors reported gains, with information technology and consumer discretionary leading the advance. Booming tech shares lifted the Nasdaq Composite Index to higher ground.

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Years of growth, trillions in government bonds, and substantial capital sought from outside investors may see a U-Turn in the coming days as Japan’s prized economic policies were found to be reliant on fraudulent data. As per estimates, over 40 percent of Japan’s 56 economic policies contain errors, casting a shadow on all of the country’s analysis and reports generated over the years. Faulty Methods Research methodologies – for all their benefits – suffer from a critical point-of-failure; that of sampling a small set of respondents and basing conclusions on limited, oft-skewed responses. And it seems like an integral division

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By CCN.com: Have you ever heard the expression ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst’? Chinese cryptocurrency giant Huobi, a former ‘big three’ exchange, is doing exactly that. Although the exchange is a profitable business that still makes money every month, they are laying off staff and preparing for the worst amidst this current

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Avalon Advisors Chief Investment Officer Bill Stone believes that 2019 will be a record year for the stock market despite the December crash and subsequent sluggishness that has seen many investors adjust their outlook for the year ahead. Avalon’s Bill Stone Sees S&P 500 Hitting New Highs in 2019 Speaking to CNBC on Wednesday, Stone

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