Every investor was humbled in 2018, so it’s wise to figure out what happened and why

Before I issue my 2019 Market Outlook in the days ahead I wanted to highlight some key practical lessons from 2018 as they will help set the stage for next year. See full story.

It’s almost 2019 and Netflix is bringing the new year cheer the best way it knows how: With a slew of new material for its subscribers. See full story.

Americans think they had a pretty good year. It was “great,” in fact, they insist when asked about their personal experience, even if it was “exhausting” to get there. See full story.

In part through overuse, and in part through co-option, the term fake news no longer means, to many people, what it initially did: online content that took the form of news stories but contained or were constructed entirely of falsehoods. So it needs replacing, according to political-communication scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson. See full story.

“Star Trek” communicator, tricorder, video chat and electronic translator are already reality. See full story.

Two liberal causes made GoFundMe’s Top 5 for 2018, and a page for President Trump’s border wall is now at No. 2. See full story.

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