Ted Harvey: This is the key to a Trump win in 2020 (hint: it's hiding in plain sight)

Trump vs. Biden: Preview of 2020 presidential election? President Trump and Joe Biden trade jabs amid dueling events in Iowa; reaction and analysis from the ‘Special Report’ All-Stars. The 2020 election is heating up, fueled by anti-Trump Democrats. However misguided, numerous Democratic candidates have now called for President Trump's impeachment, signaling a dogfight to come on the campaign trail. As […]

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This High-Yield Stock Just Added More Fuel to Its Dividend Growth Plan

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS-A)(NYSE: RDS-B) and its MLP Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE: SHLX) both pay high-yielding dividends. However, as attractive as Shell's 5.8% payout might be, Shell Midstream's distribution is even better. Not only does the MLP offer a higher yield at 7.8%, but it also expects to grow its payout at a faster pace given its target of […]

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This is the sexiest accent in the U.S.

Y’all have the sexiest accent. Turns out, a Texan’s southern drawl turns more people on than any other American dialect, according to travel company Big 7’s new survey of 1.5 million social-media followers, which ranked the 50 most and least attractive accents in the U.S. The report describes the “typical” Texan’s twang as a southern accent “with a twist,” featuring […]

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This Day in Business History: May 15

1918: U.S. airmail begins service between Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York. 1930: Registered nurse Ellen Church, the first airline stewardess, goes on duty aboard an Oakland-to-Chicago flight operated by Boeing Air Transport, a forerunner of United Airlines. 1940: DuPont begins selling its nylon stockings nationally. 1963: Weight Watchers is incorporated in New York. 2009: General Motors tells about 1,100 […]

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This Investment Lesson Proves the Value of Disruption by Simplification

That which humans collect, we have a natural urge to categorize. Books, rocks, baseball cards, whatever — and stocks are no different. Some we classify as "growth stocks," because their revenue — and, hopefully — earnings are rising relatively rapidly. Others are viewed as "value stocks," because based on the fundamentals, they look underpriced. If the business has been in […]

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