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BookWatch: Workplace technology is as addictive as a casino’s slot machine — and makes us less productive

Slack and other technologies keep us coming back for more, but leave us less satisfied and more distracted from what we really should be doing.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B27FB1B5C-91B2-11E8-A08D-E36E0AA9460F%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: The biggest problem for Facebook and Netflix is they are running out of humans

Subscriber numbers cannot increase forever.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B7AA7D298-91BF-11E8-9FFD-EE376779296F%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Economic Preview: Fed to send clear message that more rate hikes are coming

The Federal Reserve will issue a statement declaring strong growth and inflation moving to its 2% target, making clear more interest rate hikes are coming.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B76E0F9C8-91B0-11E8-A08D-E36E0AA9460F%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

The Tell: His winning bet during the financial crisis garnered him fame—now, he’s betting against Elon Musk’s Tesla

Eisman says Tesla’s quarterly results could be pivotal for the electric-car manufacturer whose polarizing founder has been ensnared in a series of controversies in recent weeks and has been described by critics as a megalomaniacal distraction for Tesla.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B299F93F4-92A5-11E8-AEFF-DEF8675D8CB8%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Deep Dive: Fear the FAANG stocks? Here’s a better S&P 500 index fund for you

FAANG stocks make up 14% of the S&P 500 by market value, a concentration that imperils investors; an equal-weighted fund lowers risks.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BA935C7B4-90D9-11E8-AEFF-DEF8675D8CB8%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Economic Report: Mortgage rates rebound in critical moment for housing

Rates for home loans ticked up after a brief reprieve, adding to the array of headwinds facing the housing market even as signs increasingly point to a market that may have lost momentum.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B4FD0DF26-9005-11E8-9FFD-EE376779296F%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Want to delete Facebook? Read what happened to these people first

Some social networkers had enough of cat videos, while others were spooked by the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B1834A646-91CD-11E8-9FFD-EE376779296F%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Market Snapshot: Stocks threaten 3rd straight negative session as earnings continue to roll in

U.S. stock-index futures point to a decline at the open Monday, setting the S&P 500 on course for a third successive losing session. The equity benchmark’s strong month is shaping up to end on a downbeat note, as some earnings disappoint.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B4C77497A-93CD-11E8-9CA0-E9D1076CB7FD%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

Cardi B says she ‘underestimated this whole mommy thing’—she’s not alone

New moms experience an emotional and mental rollercoaster, and many still have to go back to work.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BB8AB1ED8-91D8-11E8-AEFF-DEF8675D8CB8%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

These states don’t charge sales tax on back-to-school shopping

Parents expect to spend more than $300 on clothing, footwear and school supplies.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BAC54003A-91B7-11E8-AEFF-DEF8675D8CB8%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

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