Category: Business

Article: At the Special Olympics’ Northern California Chapter, Volunteers Get Gold in Operations

Article: At the Special Olympics’ Northern California Chapter, Volunteers Get Gold in Operations

From pexcard.com The thrill of competition. It entertains us, it unites us, and since the 1960s, millions of Special Olympics athletes have been given the opportunity to engage in competition all over the globe. Getting thousands of athletes to hundreds of competitions throughout the year can be challenging, but these operational hurdles are cleared with…

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Article: Libbey: Better Days on the Horizon

Article: Libbey: Better Days on the Horizon

From Seeking Alpha Glass manufacturing probably doesn’t seem glamorous or sexy to most people. By association, neither does investing in a glassmaker. However, as one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world, Libbey (LBY) is a powerful player in an often overlooked industry.

Article: 3 Stocks That Could Sweeten Your Portfolio

Article: 3 Stocks That Could Sweeten Your Portfolio

From Seeking Alpha With worldwide consumer demand on the rise and revenues forecasted to reach $117.3 billion by 2018, chocolate is good business. Even with the cost of key ingredients like cocoa, milk, and nuts on the rise, it seems consumers still want chocolate, even if that means paying a little more to get it.…

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Article: Why GoPro, Inc. May Be Worthy of a Spot in Your Portfolio

Article: Why GoPro, Inc. May Be Worthy of a Spot in Your Portfolio

From the Motley Fool Shockproof, waterproof, camera maker GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) has made a big splash in the market. GoPro cameras can be mounted just about anywhere and their popularity and ubiquity has positioned the company to dominate the field. However, with some raising concerns that GoPro shares are overpriced, does this stock deserve a…

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Article: Can You Profit From the Use of Police Body Cameras?

Article: Can You Profit From the Use of Police Body Cameras?

From the Motley Fool I’m always on the lookout for less obvious investment opportunities, niches that can be easily overlooked. Lately, I’ve seen several news stories about police departments equipping officers with body-worn video cameras. So, I wondered, is there money to be made by investing in the manufacturers of these camera systems?

Article: Walmart’s Missing Signature

Article: Walmart’s Missing Signature

Originally published by the Progressive Populist The scene was horrific. Over 2,500 people trapped helplessly beneath rubble—some for more than 12 hours—waiting for rescuers to find them. Over 1,100 other people didn’t get out alive. This was one year ago this week at the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh, a leading producer of clothing sold…

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Article: Are These 3 Companies Doomed?

Article: Are These 3 Companies Doomed?

From the Motley Fool I often see stories with titles like “10 Companies That Won’t Be Around in 10 years.” The list usually includes companies with well-known struggles such as J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP), Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), and Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS). While each faces some challenges, should we really put them on…

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Article: Have You Overlooked This Industry?

Article: Have You Overlooked This Industry?

From the Motley Fool Let’s face it, Americans own a lot of stuff. As the late comedian George Carlin once noted, “Sometimes … You’ve gotta move all your stuff, and maybe put some of your stuff in storage. Imagine that, there’s a whole industry based on keepin’ an eye on your stuff.” The storage industry…

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