Comcast Ventures had seen enough. Years of researching business models, seeing their own portfolio’s performance and watching digital media startups struggle had made an impression. For 2018, the venture capital firm made a decision: it would no longer put money behind advertising-driven media companies no longer made sense. “Starting an ad-supported business is really, really
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Even though the tax legislation has changed, you don’t need to pay through the nose for help filing your return. In some cases, it’s free. In theory, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — which roughly doubled the standard deduction, did away with personal exemptions and trimmed individual income tax rates — should make it
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Is economic growth the cause of stock market growth? Is a recession necessary to cause a bear market? Is this a correlation that will allow you to get out of stocks in time? Those are most important questions for investors that are always raised when bull markets are turning into bear markets and the turn
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  GettyGetty, royalty free The strong Democratic showing in the 2016 midterms was puzzling. With historically low unemployment rates, better than expected GDP growth, low inflation, and the deep Republican tax cuts, why weren’t voters more grateful to the incumbent party?  One guess is discomfort with President Donald Trump—and by association the Republicans. But that
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer will be seeking out “man-made” buying opportunities for investors in the short week before Thanksgiving Day. Some of these opportunities reared their heads Friday, he said on “Mad Money.” Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida told CNBC that the central bank should be more data-dependent and President Donald Trump said Chinese officials
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The Douglass at Page Woodson in Oklahoma City won a 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award.Photo by Justin Clemons Photography / Courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation The sun rises over the Douglass at Page Woodson like it does over all apartment buildings in Oklahoma City. Dishwashers are running. A child
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Homebuilder stocks are getting hammered. The group fell Friday for the sixth time in seven sessions, bringing the total year-to-date losses for the XHB, a popular homebuilder-tracking ETF, to 23 percent. While some investors are avoiding homebuilders amid rising interest rates that traditionally serve as a headwind for the economically sensitive group of stocks, others
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Age 70 could be the new 50. At least that’s what many women are saying when it comes to how they perceive their retirement years. A new survey from TD Ameritrade found that 73 percent of women said 70 is the new 50, while 59 percent of men said the same. The results come from
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