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Health conscious American millennials have found their drink of choice: alcoholic carbonated water that is lower in calories and carbs than beer and wine. A hard seltzer craze is sweeping the United States as Generation Y and Generation Z pursue healthier lifestyles, influenced by viral trends on Instagram and YouTube. TIMOTHY A. CLARY | AFP
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On Sept. 21, 2021, Investopedia will team with a fellow member of the Dotdash online publishing family, Verywell, in hosting a unique virtual conference, “Your Money, Your Health.” The investing-oriented panel discussions during that conference will include “Investing Through the Pandemic: How the Pandemic has Changed Investor Behavior and Impacted Global Markets” and “Healing the
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The CEO of the investment firm running the world’s biggest bitcoin fund sounded off on comments made by Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler about the likely approval path for the first U.S. bitcoin ETF. Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale Investments, warned on Tuesday that the SEC would be making a mistake if it
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The steel industry is part of the basic materials sector and consists of companies involved in steel production, mining, and related activities. Although steel historically has been a major U.S. industry, the number of steel mills that produce the metal has declined sharply in the past several decades due to foreign competition. Some of the
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Stock trading draws Type A personalities who are driven to win at all costs. Succeeding means logging long hours in front of a computer screen, researching, and trading stocks. But in stock trading, there’s a fine line between working hard and feeding an addiction. That line can mean the difference between making sound investment decisions
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When the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced a policy of negative interest rates in 2016 by charging interest on reserve deposits, yields on Japanese government debt fell precipitously. The yield on 10-year Japanese government bonds fell to a record negative 0.135%, below the BOJ’s negative 0.1% reserve deposit rate. With the BOJ purchasing government bonds at an unprecedented annual rate
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Splitwise is a free app that allows consumers to split expenses with friends. If a group needs to share the cost of a particular bill, Splitwise ensures that anyone who pays is reimbursed the correct amount and with a minimal number of transactions. Splitwise, users can send an email notification when a bill is due,
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Buy now, pay later plans allow shoppers to pay for purchases in four or more installments, often interest-free. Dubbed BNPL for short, these point-of-sale installment loans are rising in popularity as people spend more time shopping online. Overall, 60% of consumers say they’ve used a BNPL service at least once, and 51% did so during
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Starbucks vs. Dunkin’: An Overview Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) and Dunkin’ Brands are the two largest eatery chains in the U.S. that specialize in coffee. Both companies offer similar coffee options—although different food options—and both have similar overall strategies. Nonetheless, there are key differences in their business models related to scale, store ownership, and branding. Despite being
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In this article SPRT The Reddit logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a displayed Wall Street Bets logo in this illustration taken January 28, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Shares of Support.com are poised to extend their massive GameStop-style rally as Reddit-obsessed retail investors zoned in on the heavily shorted software name. The
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The Russell 1000 Index is a market-capitalization-weighted index of the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. It represents approximately 92% of the total market capitalization of all listed stocks in the U.S. equity market. For this reason, it is considered a bellwether for large-cap investing. Some of the largest companies in the index
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There are distinct benefits to grandparents paying for early education for their grandchildren. Most nanas and pop-pops have probably heard about the benefits of funding a 529 account. This type of account helps pay off those formidable education costs by allowing their issue’s issue to draw from it tax-free to pay for tuition, books, and
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In this article FISV Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images Company: Fiserv Inc. (FISV) Business: Fiserv provides payment and financial services technology worldwide. The company operates through Acceptance, Fintech, and Payments segments. The Acceptance segment provides point-of-sale merchant acquiring and digital commerce services; mobile payment services; security and fraud protection products; Carat, an omnichannel
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