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How to find and delete where Google knows you've been
2018-08-13 12:17 • Yahoo! Market News
How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if you have "Location History" off, Google often stores your precise location . Here's how to delete those markers and some best-effort practices that keep your location as private as possible.

But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP address that can be geographically mapped. Smartphones also connect to cell towers, so your carrier knows your general location at all times.

TO PREVENT FURTHER TRACKING

For any device:

Fire up your browser and go to myactivity.google.com. (You'll need to be logged i
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3 Biotech Stocks With Major Catalysts Incoming
2018-08-13 12:17 • Yahoo! Market News
3 Biotech Stocks With Major Catalysts Incoming

The closing weeks of summer could heat up for a few biotechs with experimental new therapies getting close to the finish line. TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGTX) and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) will reveal some hotly anticipated clinical trial results in the weeks ahead. Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA) is a lot closer to commercializing its first product in the U.S., but it's still relying on two approval decisions in its near future.

Here's what investors nee
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Why Dycom Industries Stock Just Dropped 22%
2018-08-13 12:16 • Yahoo! Market News
Why Dycom Industries Stock Just Dropped 22%

What happened

Three months ago, shares of telecommunications infrastructure builder Dycom Industries (NYSE: DY) after the company's quarterly report disappointed investors. Three months later, Dycom stock is self-destructing before earnings have even come out.

Dycom had previously guided investors to expect it would earn between $1.02 and $1.17 per share on sales of $830 million to $860 million in Q2. This morning, management released an earnings warning confirming that profits will probably range from $1.05 to $1.08 per share on sales of j
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 These U.S. stocks have been hit hardest amid Turkey’s turmoil

The Turkish lira’s sharp drop and tough trade talk from President Trump are putting pressure on stock markets around the world. While U.S. stocks have held up well, helped by strong corporate earnings reports, there are a number of companies whose shares have fallen dramatically.

Last week’s turmoil showed no signs of letting up on Monday.

More on Turkey and international trade fears:

• Stock-market investors should see this Turkish crisis as a buying opportunity

• Strategists see 4 ways out of Turkey’s currency crisis

Here’s a chart sh
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 Saudi Arabia weighs larger Tesla stake as part of plan to make electric cars

Saudi Arabia’s desire to take a big stake in Tesla Inc. reflects its ambitious plan to build a base in the kingdom for electric-car production and diversify away from oil.

Its sovereign-wealth fund is considering raising its nearly 5% holding in Tesla TSLA, +0.65%  , people familiar with the matter said. Discussions among Saudi officials about increasing the Public Investment Fund’s stake accelerated after Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk last wee
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 Stock market weakens as Turkey currency crisis dampens risk appetite

U.S. stocks remained under pressure Monday as the ongoing turmoil in Turkey dampened investors’ appetite for riskier assets although the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both pared losses in the late afternoon.

While the U.S. doesn’t have much direct economic exposure to the country, instability in the region sparked concerns that its problems could spill over to other parts of the world, exacerbating the uncertainty surrounding trade relations between the U.S. and its major trading partners.

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3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades
2018-08-01 07:15 • Yahoo! Market News
3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

History has shown that the best way to accumulate wealth is to buy high-quality stocks and hold them for decades, but how does one go about deciding what stocks to include? Investors can look for companies that excel at innovation, have a stunning track record of growth, or are capitalizing on one of the latest megatrends. In some very rare cases, you can find all three.

To identify stocks that are tapping into the latest technological growth engine, we asked three Fool.com contributors to choose stocks that could still be worthwhile investments in the decades to come. Read on to find
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Jeff Bezos just posted a picture on Instagram showing a Frankenstein's monster-like combination of a Roomba and an Amazon Echo

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Jeff Bezos' children were so preoccupied with whether or not they could build an Echo-Roomba hybrid, they didn't stop to think if they should. 

In a  showing an Amazon Echo Plus haphazardly taped to an iRobot Roomba, Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, showed off the creation his kids had made, adding "I have no idea. #LifeWithFourKids."

Ingenuity aside, while this Echo model wouldn't normally work without being plugged into the wall, but an eagle-eyed reader pointed out that the device appears t
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4 Ways AT&T Disappointed Investors
2018-08-01 07:14 • Yahoo! Market News
4 Ways AT&T Disappointed Investors

Shares of AT&T (NYSE: T) recently dropped after the telecom giant posted a mixed second quarter report. Its revenue, which included 16 days of Time Warner (WarnerMedia) revenues, fell 2% annually to $39 billion, missing the consensus estimate by $300 million. That also marked its seventh straight quarter of year-over-year revenue declines.

AT&T's adjusted earnings grew 15% to $0.91 per share, topping estimates by six cents. However, that earnings growth was inflated by tax reform savings and a two cent boost from WarnerMedia's earnings.


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Berkshire Loans $2 Billion to Real Estate Firm Backed by Buffett

Warren Buffett bet his own money more than two years ago on the real estate empire that was spun out of Sears Holdings Corp. Now, his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is helping finance the business.

Berkshire agreed to provide a $2 billion loan to Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate investment trust owns Sears stores, as well as properties the department-store chain has vacated. Seritage is using a portion of the money to refinance debt, while adding to capital. Buffett bought 2 million shares in December 2015 that are valued at about $85 million.

“I think he’s expressing confid
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AbbVie's Stock Is Incredibly Cheap
2018-08-01 07:14 • Yahoo! Market News
AbbVie's Stock Is Incredibly Cheap

At around 10 times forward-looking earnings, AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) sports one of the cheapest valuations among either big pharma or stocks right now. In fact, Celgene Corporation and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. are the only large-cap drug manufacturers trading at lower multiples than AbbVie. What's behind this rock-bottom valuation?

Wall Street is dismayed by the company's inability to diversify its revenue stream ahead of Humira's date with the patent cliff. Humira is set to face biosimilar competit
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Trump Says Printed Guns Don't Make Much Sense; He Spoke to NRA
2018-08-01 07:14 • Yahoo! Market News
Trump Says Printed Guns Don't Make Much Sense; He Spoke to NRA

President Donald Trump weighed in on the controversy surrounding 3-D printed guns, which would allow people to make weapons outside of the normal channels of gun stores and regulations, saying they don’t "make much sense."

Trump said he’s spoken with the National Rifle Association about the so-called ghost guns, although the gun lobby hasn’t directly weighed in on the issue.

A coalition of states controlled by Democrats is a settlement reached by the Trump administration with Texas non-profit Defense Distributed to disseminate its manual allowing people to manufacture their own
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3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now
2018-08-01 07:14 • Yahoo! Market News
3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now

Stocks that pay dividends have historically outperformed those that do not. This shouldn't come as a big surprise, because companies that regularly deliver strong profits and cash flow are in better position to return income to shareholders. However, what can be surprising is the incredible effect that owning sturdy companies, setting their dividend payouts to reinvest, and harnessing the power of compounding tends to have on a portfolio's long-term performance.

To help readers find dividend stocks that have the potential to deliver market-beating returns, we asked three Mot
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White House Not Actively Weighing Capital Gains Tax Change, Source Says

The White House isn’t actively considering the Treasury Department’s push to issue a rule that would slash tax bills for investors who have investment income, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the New York Times earlier this month that his agency was looking at whether it could sidestep Congress to allow capital gains to be indexed to inflation. The change has appeal to some segments of President Donald Trump’s base, but White House officials are aware it would face an immediate legal challenge and has a narrow chance of being
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Very informative
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The same day Trump spoke with Reynolds
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