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Facebook’s content issues are creating a ‘tailwind’ for Amazon’s ad business (AMZN)

Amazon’s advertising business may be benefiting from social media content issues elsewhere, says Jefferies analyst Brent Thill. Amazon’s ads won’t be affected by questionable content…

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Facebook is sliding on report FTC looking into its use of personal data (FB)

Markets Insider Shares of Facebook are sliding Tuesday morning following a report the Federal Trade Commission is probing the company’s use of personal data.  The FTC…

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American homes are more affordable than they’ve been in 40 years — but that could change sooner than you think

Buying a home in America is the most affordable it’s been since 1980, according to new data from Trulia. Mortgage rates have dropped, which increases…

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The 2018 spring equinox has arrived — here’s what it is and how it works

NASA/Flickr The vernal or spring equinox of 2018 happens Tuesday, March 20. Earth’s rotation does not cause equinoxes. Equinoxes occur when Earth’s tilted axis is perpendicular…

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GOLDMAN SACHS: A new ‘scenario worth worrying about’ could cause the next avalanche of selling in the stock market

The recent stock market correction was worsened by a flash crash in illiquid investment products that had bet on low volatility. This flash crash and…

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