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Freelance Journalist
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Freelance writer/editor/journalist and author of The Office of Time Control. Feed is part opinion on investing, leadership, employment and part #scifi fandom.

Holiday Prospects for 4 Big-Box Retail Stocks

money.usnews.com — Target is one retailer that will start sales before Thanksgiving, kicking things off on Nov. 22 and running through the end of the month. 'Tis the season for retailers. As Thanksgiving and Black Friday approaches, brick-and-mortar stores are battening down the hatches, hoping for an extravaganza that will make or break their year.

Why McDonald's Stock Is Blowing the Competition Away

money.usnews.com — McDonald's stock has been gaining momentum lately. Is now the time to buy? For the past two years, there hasn't been much to love about McDonald's Corp. (ticker: MCD) stock. The Big Mac shop's stock price stagnated, falling 7 percent from April 2013 to September 2014.

Give Your Investment Portfolio a Stress Test

money.usnews.com — Financial advisers can use software to analyze how a portfolio will react to various scenarios. When John Navin, a certified financial planner based in Nashville, Tennessee, meets a new client, the first thing he does is run his or her portfolio through a series of stress tests.

5 Things to Know Before Investing in Big Tobacco Stocks

money.usnews.com — The number of global cigarette smokers increased from 721 million to 967 million from 1980 to 2012, according to the Journal of American Medical Association If you want a group of companies that can perform well in good times and bad, you don't have to look much further than vice stocks.
Oct 30, 2015

Take these 5 things into consideration before investing in Big Tobacco's surge money.usnews.com/money/personal… #investing

Power Sheet - October 26, 2015

fortune.com — Lots of leadership news coming up this week, with Wednesday looking especially busy. House Republicans will vote on whether they want Paul Ryan to succeed John Boehner as Speaker; assuming they give him at least 218 votes, he'll get the job the next day on a vote of the full House.

These pipelines and MLPs could help investors refuel

fortune.com — For energy investors, the past 18 months have been almost unrelentingly grim. Weakening global demand and overproduction have driven the prices of crude oil and natural gas down more than 55% from their 2014 highs, and energy-industry stocks have joined those commodities in a collective swan dive.
Oct 26, 2015

For some reason these pipeline stocks keep getting knocked for oil's woes. They shouldn't be: fortune.com/2015/10/25/ene… #investing

3 Reasons Investors Worry Too Much About China

money.usnews.com — Contrary to many reports, the U.S. doesn't actually have a large stake in the growth of China. This week, we saw China's gross domestic product grow less than 7 percent in a quarter for the first time since 2009.

Ferrari's IPO Could Rev Up Faster Than Its Luxury Cars

money.usnews.com — Ferrari maintains its high-luxury name not just through its product design, but also because of exclusivity. If the market feels a little sportier today, it's because a company known for high-powered cars and sleek design will soon rev its engines on the New York Stock Exchange.
Oct 20, 2015

Ferrari's IPO will no doubt draw interest from investors and car fanatics. But is it a good buy? money.usnews.com/money/personal…

Power Sheet - October 19, 2015

fortune.com — The week ahead is packed with leadership drama, yet much of the news coverage won't tell you about that. It's a reminder that whenever we read about companies or countries, we're actually reading about leaders - and if we remember that, the news suddenly gets a lot more interesting and instructive.

Here's what Ralph Lauren can learn from Bill Gates about stepping down

fortune.com — Ralph Lauren is used to getting his way. In the mid-1960s, he couldn't convince the tie company he worked for to sell a wider version of his design, so Lauren struck out on his own, building a fashion empire and becoming an icon in the process.
Oct 01, 2015

With Ralph Lauren stepping back, the question for investors is will he really step back. fortune.com/2015/10/01/ral… #leadership

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Dec 01, 2015

RT @MeritaKing: The thing about science fiction is that it's totally wide open. But it's wide open in a conditional way. Octavia Butler #quotes #scifi

Nov 20, 2015

RT @OTC_Gov: Watch out for the subway indicator. It predicts global/intergalactic wars start every three centuries: officeoftimecontrol.com/the-history-su… #scifi

Nov 19, 2015

RT @OTC_Gov: You can't argue with a 9-yr old. You just can't do it, even if you're a prof at Snooterville Academy officeoftimecontrol.com/the-questionin… #scifi

Nov 09, 2015

Worked many hours on the Best Places to Work for Diversity list. Some amazing programs here: fortune.com/best-workplace… #leadership

Oct 30, 2015

FanDuel gets the EA Sports treatment. Pierre Garcon sues FanDuel on behalf of players es.pn/1Wp0GJK

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