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Latinx culture has played a huge role in the development of the U.S., but all too often, stories of its most impressive entrepreneurs are lost to a system that is frequently unsupportive of nonwhite ethnic groups.  This is partly because members of these groups are often characterized as “illegal,” and many live with the difficulty
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If there is one lesson that investors should learn from market history over the past several decades, it is that the best time to buy stocks is when the market is tanking. Unfortunately, very few have the conviction to buy in the middle of a wave of panic selling. If making a complete commitment to
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The tobacco industry includes companies that grow, produce, and sell tobacco and related products such as cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Sometimes called sin stocks, tobacco companies are avoided by some investors, including ones who focus on socially responsible investing. The biggest tobacco companies include Philip Morris International Inc. and Altria Group Inc., both of which sell
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M12, Microsoft’s venture capital fund, led a $20 million funding round for Web3 startup Space and Time as the tech giant focuses on decentralizing data. Space and Time says it’s the first decentralized data warehouse able to transform any central database into a trustless data source connected directly to smart contracts, using its “proof-of-sequel” cryptography.
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The issuance of green bonds—tax-exempt bonds issued by federally qualified organizations and municipalities for the development of brownfield sites—has surged in recent years along with investor appetite for renewable energy. The SEB, a European financial services group, predicted the 2022 green bond market could reach $400 billion, but then growth unexpectedly slowed, mostly to increasing interest
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Editor’s note: Below you’ll find the week 107 release of the NYC Recovery Index, originally published September 20, 2022. Visit the NYC Recovery index homepage for the latest data. New York City’s economic recovery had a positive week ending September 10, 2022, with the index score rising from 76 to 77 out of 100. COVID-19
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Crypto markets exhibited a sluggish pattern last week, with some dire predictions for the medium-term future being made by analysts. Investors are concerned about the increase in interest rates and general negative sentiments about the economy. Bitcoin is also suffering and doesn’t appear to be poised for a bullish breakout. The flagship cryptocurrency may see bearish trends, as chart
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Ahead of fresh data on new home sales and home prices this week, there are signs that new homebuyers are backing out of sales. Amid higher interest rates and a softening housing market, home purchase cancellations were above 15% for the second straight month. Last month about 64,000 agreements or 15.2% were cancelled, compared to
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The Series 6 is a securities license entitling the holder to register as a company’s representative and sell certain types of mutual funds, variable annuities, and insurance. Holders of the Series 6 license are not authorized to sell corporate or municipal securities, direct participation programs, and options. With Series 6, an individual can purchase or sell
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The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) is a fund that invests in the stocks of some of the largest companies within the United States. Vanguard’s (VOO) is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that tracks the S&P 500 index by owning all of the equities within the S&P. An index is a hypothetical portfolio of stocks
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What Is Credit Repair? Credit repair is a process for rebuilding your credit and improving your credit score after they’ve been damaged by poor credit habits, financial setbacks, identity theft, or credit reporting errors. While bogus credit repair offers are a favorite ploy of scam artists, the process itself is legal. There are legitimate credit
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Credit repair involves removing or correcting inaccurate information from your credit report to provide a fair and complete picture of your finances, taking steps to boost your credit score, and resolving to avoid credit problems in the future. You can do this yourself or hire a company that specializes in credit repair to do it
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If you are overwhelmed by your debts, you’re not alone. The average American has more than $92,000 in debt, including credit cards, student loans, and personal loans.  If you’re struggling to pay off your balances, one option is to work with a nonprofit credit counseling agency and enroll in a debt management plan. With this
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Credit repair companies offer to help consumers improve their credit scores in return for a fee. Some are legitimate businesses, while others are little more than scams. Here is what a credit repair company can, and can’t, do for you. Key Takeaways Legitimate credit repair companies can help you remove inaccurate information from your credit
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When investors think of a multinational e-commerce company, Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is the name that generally first comes to mind. The company, which initially opened as an online bookstore, has been at the forefront of online commerce for the better part of two decades. However, traditional brick-and-mortar discount retailer Walmart Inc. (WMT) has been keeping pace online
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