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Innovative Nursery Advances Rutgers NJAES Tree Fruit Research

Grading machine measures the caliper of trees and releases them from the conveyor belt; employees then skid the trees according to size at Adams County Nursery in Aspers, PA. Photo credit : Anna Molinski, Rutgers NJAES. Adams County Nursery (ACN) of Aspers, PA, recently donated $25,000 to the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) […]

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Top 4 Mistakes Tech Investors Should Avoid

Tech stocks have become a popular choice among investors. While owning a share of stock in Google or Apple might be out of reach for some people, there are plenty of companies whose stock is more affordable. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can just dive in without doing your homework. Take a look at […]

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Home Country Bias in Stock Market Investing

Vanguard has a new research paper about global asset allocation. One of their findings was that market-cap-weighted indexed portfolios provided higher returns and lower volatility than the average actively managed fund. Thus, they suggest that a good starting point for all investors is a portfolio that is weighted according to the world’s relative market values. […]

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Global equities end mixed on Fourth of July holiday

Volatility was subdued in recent trading sessions as US banks were closed for the Fourth of July holiday. The Dow 30 index closed 19.38 points up to 17,949.37 (+0.11%), the S&P 500 index was up 2.31 points to 2,101.17 (+0.11%), and the Nasdaq advanced 19.89 points to 4,862.57 (+0.41%). The S&P 500 VIX, which is […]

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AUDUSD Forex Forecast Hitting Major Area of Interest

AUDUSD tested the .7650 minor psychological resistance before selling off sharply last week and a look at the daily time frame shows that this resistance is a long-term area of interest. It held as support in the first half of 2015 before the Chinese stock market slump triggered a breakdown in July last year. Price […]

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Nothing Changes Sentiment Like Price

Coming back from a week-long vacation has its advantages.  I was lucky enough to be able to unplug from the day-to-day operations of the business and markets, which allowed me to return with fresh eyes and outlook.  I recommend that anyone who spends their day’s head down in their profession take the time to do […]

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How to Save Money on a Cruise

In my early (or maybe mid thirties) I went on my first ever cruise from Vancouver to Alaska.  My traveling companions were cruise veterans, but I was a cruise virgin.  It is a bit surreal seeing over 2000+ people on a large ship and options after options of dining choices.  Living in Vancouver, there have […]

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Inland Real Estate chairman honored with Gold Stevie award

Inland Real Estate Group Chairman and CEO Daniel L. Goodwin was named the winner of a gold Stevie Award as the Executive of the Year — Real Estate category for The 14th Annual American Business Awards. Goodwin was recognized for his leadership, ethical business practices and philanthropic endeavors. The American Business Awards The American Business […]

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How iOS 10s Tweaks to HomeKit Could Boost the Smart Home

Apple’s smart home framework HomeKit certainly isn’t new, having been slowly revolutionizing numerous homes since its launch in 2014. However, with iOS 10, Apple has brought a number of additions that could help bring HomeKit into the mainstream. Home sweet Home app While iOS 9 predominantly uses Siri as the portal through which HomeKit functionality […]