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Time to Buy the "Microsoft of Weed"

You got rich from Cisco Systems Inc. and JDS Uniphase. You bought shares in the first public incarnation of Dell. You had positions in companies like SDL and Netscape and made a bundle when those companies sold.

There were dozens of outstanding stocks that turned ordinary investors into millionaires or even billionaires. You owned 'em, and you're one of 'em.

Still, there was one that got away… the decade's most successful tech company – one that dominated the market for years as far back as the 1980s.

I mean Microsoft Corp., of course.

No matter how well you did during the PC and technology boom, you'd have done much better if you'd had some Microsoft in your portfolio all the while.

Well, the cannabis sector of 2019 today looks much like that 1990s tech boom.

And this one company is starting to look a lot like Microsoft...

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Reacting to Possible Agreement to Prevent Government Shutdown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat in premarket hours as investors continue to monitor developments on trade between the United States and China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to meet with U.S. trade officials as both nations try to strike a deal to avoid higher tariffs.

Also, investors continue to cheer news of an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and data showing lower inflation levels in the U.S. economy.

Here are the numbers from Wednesday for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq...

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The 2 Best "Buy the Dip" Stocks to Pick Up for December

After leading the market since the bull market began in March 2009, the pullback in the formerly high-flying FANG stocks seems like a good opportunity to buy them on sale.

However, trying to go after them right now is like catching a falling knife, warns Money Morning Quantitative Specialist Chris Johnson.

A better buying opportunity comes when mainstream investors are overlooking it. And Chris has found two excellent opportunities right now...

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3 Legacy Tech Stocks Are "On Sale"

Following the herd will get you the same basic profits as everyone else. But if you want to regularly make life-changing returns, you must be a maverick investor.

Today, we'll show you how to do just that. Take the hype around Facebook Inc. as an example.

Between March and July, Facebook stock rose a stunning 41% as eager investors bought shares by the truckload.

With the fifth largest market cap of all publicly traded companies, it's safe to say Facebook is one of the most popular stocks on Wall Street...