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Stock market growth means it’s time to rebalance your portfolio

A problem of sustained market growth is having to rebalance portfolios to original target allocations by selling good investments. Howard Hook Last year, 2017, marked the ninth straight year that the U.S. stock market closed higher than the previous year. ...

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Why it’s okay to like Facebook

Everyone’s social media “Frenemy,” Facebook, recently made waves when co-founder — and the man made famous for changing the way musicians didn’t get paid — Sean Parker claimed that Facebook was built to exploit human vulnerability. But before everyone starts ...

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Penis bleaching is a thing — and it’s getting bigger

Men in Thailand are lightening up. About 100 men a month are going to Lelux Hospital in Bangkok to have their penises bleached in a $ 650 five-session laser-whitening treatment, AFP reports. The service launched in July. Since the hospital ...

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State of the Art: Expect 2018 to Be More Sane? Sorry, It’s Not Going to Happen

Some of this isn’t news. In 2016 and 2017, the world began to appreciate how smartphones and social networks can upend what we once considered the natural order. Tech has helped undercut the power of incumbent institutions — governments, political ...

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The Shift: The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.

“I’m an investor in Gab,” wrote the user, who goes by the username @AnewThomasPaine. “I believe in the idea, but I’m disappointed in the platform.” In another message, he wrote: “I barely use it as there are few active users, ...

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Trump says ‘it’s a shame’ Flynn pleaded guilty, blames FBI

President Trump blamed the FBI for charging Michael Flynn, his onetime national security adviser who is cooperating with Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “He’s led a very strong life,” Trump said of the retired Army general, who on Friday pleaded guilty ...

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Willow Smith says it’s ‘terrible’ to have famous parents

Willow Smith thinks having famous parents and growing up in the spotlight only made her life “terrible.” “I’m going to be completely and utterly honest, it’s absolutely terrible,” she told Girl Gaze in regards to living out her teenage years ...

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State of the Art: Twitter, It’s Time to End Your Anything-Goes Paradise

It ought to consider a radical, top-to-bottom change like this: Instead of awarding blue checks to people who achieve some arbitrary level of real-world renown, the company should issue badges of status or of shame based on signals about how ...

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State of the Art: Saudi Money Fuels the Tech Industry. It’s Time to Ask Why.

The money from regimes that have been criticized for their human rights records — from Saudi Arabia’s government in particular, which has plans to funnel potentially hundreds of billions of dollars into tech companies through its state-controlled Public Investment Fund ...

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Facebook Says It’s Policing Fake Accounts. But They’re Still Easy to Spot.

Compare the profile’s public name to its web address. For the Eversley profile, it has a different name in the address: Aleksandar Teovski. Photo If a profile seems suspicious, search for similar pages that draw on the same personal details ...

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