Philip Morris Cuts Profit Forecast After Canada Court Ruling

Philip Morris International Inc. cut its profit outlook for the year and expects lower pretax earnings in the first quarter after a subsidiary and other tobacco companies lost a major legal appeal in Canada.
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Elizabeth Warren Stokes War With ‘Tech Monopolists’ at SXSW: ‘Less Profit? Boo Hoo’

After a bold pledge to “break up” and regulate monolithic tech companies like Google and Facebook, Sen. Elizabeth Warren came to, uh, the country’s preeminent tech conference to state her case. Appearing in conversation at the SXSW on Saturday, the presidential hopeful was immediately asked to address a regulatory proposal she floated at a rally […]

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Who Should Profit From Merch Featuring Cultural Icons of Color?

When Guillermo Andrade, the designer behind streetwear brand 424, sat down with buyers from Barneys New York, they asked him which artist he wanted to collaborate with the most. He immediately said Tupac, and because the multihyphenate entertainer is no longer alive, everyone in the room had a bit of a laugh. But a few weeks later, Andrade received a call from the team at Barneys saying they could make it happen — sort of. Because of Barneys’ relationship with Bravado, which has the global apparel rights for Tupac, Andrade could collaborate directly with the late rapper’s estate to conceive a collection that would be sold exclusively at the department store.
“I was more excited than anything else,” said Andrade, who grew up in Guatemala and moved to the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant in 1993. “For a person with my background and where I come from, the possibility to be associated with the Tupac estate was a big crazy win on a personal level.”
Andrade met with Bravado and they connected him with Tupac’s estate. He recalled them as a warm group made up of Tupac’s friends and family who wanted to protect his image and honor his legacy. They let

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Amazon Reports Third Record Profit in a Row

Amazon.com capitalized on a strong holiday season and its high-margin businesses in its latest quarter, but India and increased spending loom as challenges to future results.
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Amazon Reports Third Record Profit in a Row

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Facebook Reports Record Profit

Facebook posted record profit in the fourth quarter, showing the resilience of the social-media giant’s business even as it battled through a string of challenges.
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Facebook Reports Record Profit

Facebook posted record profit in the fourth quarter, showing the resilience of the social-media giant’s business even as it battled through a string of challenges.
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Apple’s Revenue and Profit Drop: ‘The iPhone Has Matured’

Apple Inc. posted a quarterly decline in both revenue and profit, the first time in more than a decade for the December quarter, underlining its need to reignite slowing iPhone sales and get more growth from services.
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Walt Disney Posts Record Annual Profit

Disney turned in a strong financial performance in the latest period, as its parks-and-resorts and studio-entertainment segments helped it deliver record profit and revenue for the year.
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Amazon Reports Another Profit but Sales Underwhelm

Amazon.com continued its streak of profitability, topping $ 1 billion for the fourth straight quarter, but reported lackluster sales growth.
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Tesla Posts Surprise Profit

Tesla reported a record third-quarter profit after the auto maker increased Model 3 production. The news is lifting the company’s share price and giving embattled CEO Elon Musk renewed credibility.
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Caterpillar Pushes Profit Higher

Caterpillar reported higher profit thanks to price increases and rising sales, offsetting higher costs to make and ship its machinery due in part to metal tariffs.
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Amazon More Than Doubles Its Profit

The online retail firm more than doubled its quarterly profits despite spending heavily on building more warehouses and devices, as well as bulking up on assets for its delivery network and video content.
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GM’s Profit Sinks on Restructuring, Other Costs

GM’s first-quarter net income sank 60% amid hefty restructuring costs in South Korea and lost production in the U.S. from planned factory downtime.
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Facebook profit soars as it shakes off data scandal

Facebook’s first-quarter profit soared amid little sign that users or advertisers had defected over its failure to safeguard personal data.
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IBM Reports Higher Revenue, Profit Down

International Business Machines Corp. reported its second consecutive quarter of higher revenue after nearly six years of declines, a sign that Chief Executive Ginni Rometty’s slow-moving turnaround may be taking hold.
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As Zegna Logs 64% Profit Growth, CEO Eyes More

MILAN — Gildo Zegna wants to be prepared for unforeseen challenges “with a certain degree of coolness.”
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group closed 2017 with a 64 percent spike in net profits, but its chief executive officer says he is never satisfied. “The trend is positive, but our goal is to grow more, we have everything it takes, we have the resources, we have a complex machine that works and we have a team that is supporting Alessandro Sartori, who is making the difference,” Zegna told WWD on Monday, referring to the men’s wear group’s artistic director. Sartori left Berluti in 2016 to return to the Zegna Group, succeeding Stefano Pilati with expanded responsibilities, and his first collection bowed for fall 2017.
In 2017, net earnings totaled 32.8 million euros, compared with 20 million euros in 2016.
In the 12 months ended Dec. 31, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization climbed 13.6 percent to 142 million euros, compared with 125 million euros in the previous year.
Revenues increased  2.3 percent to 1.18 billion euros, compared with 1.15 billion euros in 2016. At constant exchange, sales gained 4.5 percent.
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Twitter Notches First Profit, and Shares Leap

Twitter reported its first profitable quarter as a publicly traded company, a welcome piece of news for a company that has long sought to make a viable business out of the eyeballs following its feeds.
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Facebook Profit Rises, but Shares Fall as Users Spend Less Time on Network

Facebook said quarterly operating profit soared, a reminder of its dominance in digital advertising despite mounting criticism against the social network. But its shares fell about 5% after the company said recent news-feed changes led to users spending less time on the platform.
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Foxconn’s Profit Down 39% Amid iPhone Production Woes

Foxconn Technology Group posted a 39% drop in quarterly net profit amid production challenges dogging its largest customer—Apple—over the new iPhone X.
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GE Cuts Dividend, Slashes Profit Goals Amid Restructuring

GE slashed its 2018 profit forecast and said it was cutting its dividend by half, as the 125-year-old industrial conglomerate seeks to preserve cash for a restructuring under new Chief Executive John Flannery that will focus on three core units.
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Facebook Profit Jumps 79%

Facebook said third-quarter profit jumped 79% on its continued dominance in online advertising, as the social media giant’s aggressive pursuit of growth drew scrutiny Wednesday from lawmakers investigating alleged Russian propagandists’ activity on Facebook.
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Twitter shares surge as it eyes first profit

Shares in Twitter have risen sharply after the company said it could be on course to turn its first-ever quarterly profit.
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Sony Profit Surges, Boosted by Strong Sales

Strong sales of image sensors for cameras in iPhones and other smartphones helped Sony post sharply higher profits in the three months through June.
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Amazon’s Revenue Rises 25%, but Profit Falls on Heavy Spending

Amazon revenue climbed as the retailer bucked an industry slump with its dominance of online shopping. Profit fell 77%, more than expected, as the company spent heavily to expand.
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Amazon’s Revenue Rises 25%, but Profit Falls on Heavy Spending

Amazon revenue climbed as the retailer bucked an industry slump with its dominance of online shopping. Profit fell 77%, more than expected, as the company spent heavily to expand.
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Facebook Profit Jumps 71%

Facebook’s profit rose a better-than-expected 71% in the second quarter, as the social-media giant benefited from expanding its use of ads.
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Facebook Profit Jumps 71%

Facebook’s profit rose a better-than-expected 71% in the second quarter, as the social-media giant benefited from expanding its use of ads.
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Google parent Alphabet’s profit hit by EU fine

Profits at Google’s parent company Alphabet have taken a hit by the record fine imposed by the European Commission on the search giant last month for breaching competition rules.
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Alphabet’s Profit Dragged Lower by Hefty EU Fine

Google parent Alphabet’s quarterly profit fell because of a fine from European regulators, but other metrics show the company’s massive ad business continues to hum.
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Alphabet’s Profit Dragged Lower by Hefty EU Fine

Google parent Alphabet’s quarterly profit fell because of a fine from European regulators, but other metrics show the company’s massive ad business continues to hum.
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Qualcomm Profit Plunges Without Royalties From Apple

Qualcomm said profit fell 40% in its latest quarter, the first in years that didn’t include patent royalties on devices from Apple.
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Microsoft Profit Jumps, Fueled by Cloud Computing

Once written off as a tech has-been, Microsoft continued its rebirth as a force in cloud-computing, posting double-digit gains in its business selling web-based services to corporate customers.
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John McEnroe and Patty Smyth Sold Their Hamptons Estate at a Steep Discount but Big Profit

SELLERS: John McEnroe and Patty Smyth LOCATION: Southampton, NY PRICE: $ 11,250,000 SIZE: (approx.) 8,000 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: After more than a year on the market, retired professional tennis superstar John McEnroe and musician Patty Smyth sold their comfortably plush estate in Southampton, NY, for $ 11.25… Read more »

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Samsung sees record quarterly profit on chip demand

The world’s largest smartphone maker is thriving despite a political scandal and the Galaxy Note 7 recall.
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Samsung Electronics Expects Highest Operating Profit in Company History

The world’s largest smartphone maker expects second-quarter operating profit of about $ 12.1 billion, a 72% increase from the same period a year earlier.
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Cyberattack Launched for Pain, Not Profit, Experts Say

This week’s global virus outbreak that grounded airplanes in Ukraine, slowed FedEx courier deliveries in Europe and disrupted Maersk container ships around the world was devised simply to damage businesses, not earn profits for the hackers behind it, security experts now believe.
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Ford Replaces CEO Amid Pressure on Profit, Share Price

Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, who heads its innovation unit. The company has been considering leadership changes amid dissatisfaction with the stock price and a drive to clarify strategy.
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Qualcomm Warns of Lower Profit as Apple Dispute Bites

Qualcomm slashed its profit forecast, saying it no longer expects any patent-licensing revenue from the iPhone in the current quarter as a result of its increasingly bitter legal battle with Apple.
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Exxon Profit Jump a Sign of Strengthening Oil Companies

Exxon Mobil’s profit more than doubled in the first quarter of the year as the oil and gas giant signaled a strengthening in business amid a reprieve in commodity price depression.
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IBM Profit Falls 13%, Margins Narrow

International Business Machines reported a 13% drop in quarterly earnings and narrower profit margins across its business units, including divisions that manage the cloud computing and Watson artificial intelligence operations.
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Mexico Is Key Cog in GM’s Profit Machine

General Motors has been a focus of the Trump administration’s crackdown on imports, and a border tax would wipe out a significant share of the auto maker’s North America margins.
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Google Parent Alphabet Reports Disappointing Profit

Google parent Alphabet reported an 8.3% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but it still fell short of analysts’ expectations on a higher-than-expected tax adjustment.
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Google Parent Alphabet Reports Disappointing Profit

Google parent Alphabet reported an 8.3% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but it still fell short of analysts’ expectations on a higher-than-expected tax adjustment.
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Pearson Shares Dive on Profit Warning

Shares in Pearson plunged more than 30% after the world’s largest education company issued a profit warning for 2018 and said it plans to sell its stake in its Penguin Random House publishing joint venture.
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Christian Slater Turns Small Profit on Modest New York City Condo

SELLER: Christian Slater LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $ 1,110,000 SIZE: 1,067 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Property records reveal, and our celebrity real estate gossip compadres at Luxury Listings were the first to spot, a modest if not exactly cheap condominium in a nondescript, post-war non-doorman building on a largely… Read more »

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Tyson Investors Nervous as Profit Falls, CEO Bows Out

Shares of Tyson Foods fell sharply as the meat producer gave a downbeat profit outlook and said CEO Donnie Smith would leave.
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Amazon Delivers 4th Straight Profit

Amazon swung to a better-than-expected first-quarter profit—its largest ever for a quarter—as the company benefited from surging growth in its Web services division.
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SanDisk Doubles Profit, Beats Expectations

SanDisk said earnings doubled in the first quarter and easily topped expectations, results that come as the disk drive maker is in the process of merging with Western Digital.
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The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit

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Who among us haven’t dreamed of turning our passion into an income-producingenterprise? Whether it’s arranging flowers, creating our own beauty products, or taking care of children, we all have our special talents. But how do you turn your hobbies into something more lucrative? And when would you ever find the time? In an uncertain economy, there is no better time than now to get started and The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit offers the step-by-step answers you need to turn your ideas into a business plan and your business plan into a bona fide business. Whether Kimberly Seals-Allers, an entrepreneur herself, is directing you toward resources that will tell you which licenses you need to get started or advising you on how to pick an accountant once your business starts to grow, you can count on her counsel to be clear, concise, and inspiring. Her wisdom on everything from marketing ideas to managing employees is combined with advice and anecdotes from everyday women who have founded companies ranging from small IT consulting businesses to massive operations such as Carol’s Daughter. Whether you want to quit your job and start your own company or supplement your existing income with a “side hustle,” this inspiring book is for you.
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The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit: How to Find and Grow Your Side Hustle in Any Economy

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Who among us haven''t dreamed of turning our passion into an income-producingenterprise? Whether it''s arranging flowers, creating our own beauty products, or taking care of children, we all have our special talents. But how do you turn your hobbies into something more lucrative? And when would you ever find the time?In an uncertain economy, there is no better time than now to get started andThe Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profitoffers the step-by-step answers you need to turn your ideas into a business plan and your business plan into a bona fide business. Whether Kimberly Seals-Allers, an entrepreneur herself, is directing you toward resources that will tell you which licenses you need to get started or advising you on how to pick an accountant once your business starts to grow, you can count on her counsel to be clear, concise, and inspiring. Her wisdom on everything from marketing ideas to managing employees is combined with advice and anecdotes from everyday women who have founded companies ranging from small IT consulting businesses to massive operations such as Carol''s Daughter. Whether you want to quit your job and start your own company or supplement your existing income with a side hustle, this inspiring book is for you.
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Used – E-books are loved by many people around the world, either for educational purposes or for fun and relaxation. This presents the opportunity to make a lot of money on the internet. Learn the valuable tools and skills you need to take your profits online to the next level, simply by selling e-books. The internet has millions of hungry readers just waiting to purchase from you.

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America's Financial Apocalypse: How To Profit From The Next Great Depression

America's Financial Apocalypse: How To Profit From The Next Great Depression


For nearly three decades, America has been gradually losing ground to the developed world in many critical areas. The result is that the American standard of living has been in decline for over two decades, with the middle class having been affected the most. Meanwhile, the rich have gotten wealthier and now America is a nation controlled by corporate America. Hidden by two-income households and open access to credit, declining living standards have gone unnoticed by most Americans. Spending beyond one''s means has become the American way of life and is encouraged by the government. In contrast, saving is almost unheard of in America. As a result, this once power nation has changed from the world''s largest creditor to the world''s largest debtor. Decades of over consumption by Americans can only last so long before a day of reckoning occurs. The deflation of the Internet Bubble resulted in the paper loss of over trillion dollars, yet most people seem to have already forgotten the most scandalous charades in U.S. history by Wall Street and corporate America. And now, as the retirement assets of tens of millions of Americans are in question, an even larger number are caught up in the largest real estate bubble in our history. As we enter the two next decades, 76 million baby boomers will retire, most of them in poverty. Thus, the generation that was responsible for creating the greatest bull market in U.S. history may, through no choice of its own, also be the same group that causes an economic meltdown due to decades of government mismanagement, inadequate planning, and overconsumption. During this same time frame, many expect the global oil production is gradually decline due to whatis known as the peak oil theory. Obviously, this has enormous consequences of its own. Today, America is in the final preparatory stages that will lead to a massive economic meltdown resulting in the Next Great Depression, as over 46 million Americans already have no healthcare insurance, Social Security will be inadequate for the 76 million baby boomers who will retire over the next several years, energy prices will remain high for some time, and for the first time ever, Americans can no longer live with the comfort knowing that they are safe on their own soil. These issues will only get worse and when the appropriate triggers are set off, a domino effect will commence, sending the stock and bond markets into a downward spiral. This book claims to represent the most detailed and exhaustive analysis of America''s current and future economic plight, as well as that of its capital markets. Rather than making bold claims supported by scant data, this book makes use of several hundred figures, tables, and charts, as well as over 700 references to support the premise that a depression is inevitable for America. Finally, the final three chapters address economic and market risks and provide investment guidance and strategy for investors to position themselves to profit before and during America''s next great depression.
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America’s Financial Apocalypse: How to Profit from the Next Great Depression (Condensed Edition)

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For nearly three decades, America has been gradually losing ground to the developed world in many critical areas. The result is that the American standard of living has been in decline for over two decades, with the middle class having been affected the most. Meanwhile, the rich have gotten wealthier and now America is a nation controlled by corporate America. Hidden by two-income households and open access to credit, declining living standards have gone unnoticed by most Americans. Spending beyond one’s means has become the American way of life and is encouraged by the government. In contrast, saving is almost unheard of in America. As a result, this once power nation has changed from the world’s largest creditor to the world’s largest debtor. Decades of over consumption by Americans can only last so long before a day of reckoning occurs. The deflation of the Internet Bubble resulted in the paper loss of over trillion dollars, yet most people seem to have already forgotten the most scandalous charades in U.S. history by Wall Street and corporate America. And now, as the retirement assets of tens of millions of Americans are in question, an even larger number are caught up in the largest real estate bubble in our history. As we enter the two next decades, 76 million baby boomers will retire, most of them in poverty. Thus, the generation that was responsible for creating the greatest bull market in U.S. history may, through no choice of its own, also be the same group that causes an economic meltdown due to decades of government mismanagement, inadequate planning, and overconsumption. During this same time frame, many expect the global oil production is gradually decline due to whatis known as the peak oil theory. Obviously, this has enormous consequences of its own. Today, America is in the final preparatory stages that will lead to a massive economic meltdown resulting in the Next Great Depression, as over 46 million Americans already have no healthcare insurance, Social Security will be inadequate for the 76 million baby boomers who will retire over the next several years, energy prices will remain high for some time, and for the first time ever, Americans can no longer live with the comfort knowing that they are safe on their own soil. These issues will only get worse and when the appropriate triggers are set off, a domino effect will commence, sending the stock and bond markets into a downward spiral. This book claims to represent the most detailed and exhaustive analysis of America’s current and future economic plight, as well as that of its capital markets. Rather than making bold claims supported by scant data, this book makes use of several hundred figures, tables, and charts, as well as over 700 references to support the premise that a depression is inevitable for America. Finally, the final three chapters address economic and market risks and provide investment guidance and strategy for investors to position themselves to profit befo
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Digital Photography for Beginners: How to Create Great Photos for Fun or Profit

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This book will help you become a digital shutterbug. It explains everything in plain, non-technical terms. You now have an incredible array of digital cameras to choose from and the question is what are the differences and which are the best cameras for your needs?This book reviews features of the less expensive point and shoot cameras. Then, it covers interchangeable lens cameras and explains some of their superior qualities. It points out the differences between mirrorless cameras and reflex cameras. You are then taken inside a digital darkroom where software programs let you alter and touch up your photos, crop them, enlarge them and print them. If you are looking to earn money by taking pictures, you will learn about setting up a studio and the equipment youll need. You will learn about wedding photography, taking product shots, repairing damaged pictures, news and sports photography as well as selling your pictures to stock photography agents. Find out how to share your photos using photo repository sites. Take a look at software programs which will help you store and organize your collection.

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Conspiracies for Fun and Profit

Like cockroaches skittering across a Formica counter top, conspiracy theories are hard to get rid of. Conspiracy buffs are no easier. I’m not referring to people who are wary of the CIA, or sick of the Koch Brothers, or have serious fears regarding Wall Street. Those people aren’t “conspiracy buffs” so much as savvy but skeptical citizens doing their best not to become even more cynical than they already are.

Conspiracy buffs are different. Conspiracy buffs believe the moon shot was a hoax, that the Twin Towers were detonated by agents of the U.S. government, that cancer can be cured but doctors are keeping it secret in order to stay employed, that Detroit has a car engine that will get 400 miles per gallon, but the oil companies won’t let them market it, and the NBA draft that sent Patrick Ewing to the New York Knicks was rigged.

I had a friend who firmly believed the Rothschild and Rockefeller families “ruled the world.” When I reminded him that, as hard as he tried, the hapless Nelson Rockefeller couldn’t even get his own party–the Republican Party–to nominate him for president, my friend had an answer. “That’s what he wanted you to think….so you wouldn’t get suspicious,” he said.

When I commented on the suicide of swindler Bernard Madoff’s son, some years back, a person replied with an all-knowing smirk, “I doubt very much that he took his own life.” Although he was totally ignorant of the facts surrounding the episode, he was convinced Madoff’s son had been murdered to “silence” him. You can’t pry these people off their theories.

Here are three conspiracies that I made up myself. If others claim to have already thought of them, that’s pure coincidence, because I hatched these unfortunate eggs myself. Great minds think alike.

I’ve successfully used all three–told them to people and had them believe them. After allowing them to believe, for a few minutes, that they were true, I burst their bubble by admitting that they were fictitious. But instead of feeling silly for having fallen for them, people argued with me, insisting that they “could be true.” Cockroaches.

Here are the three. Feel free to use them on family and friends. Just be sure to level with them afterward. We have enough assorted bullshit out there without adding to it.

1. The U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank, and top Wall Street investment houses are very close to reaching agreement on having the United States abandon the “dollar” as its unit of currency, and go to the Chinese “Yuan.”

2. Paul Allen, owner of the Seattle Seahawks, was the one who forced NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to embarrass the New England Patriots with this “Inflategate” debacle. Allen, former co-founder of Microsoft, is the richest team owner, way richer and more powerful than Robert Kraft, the Patriots owner. Still furious that his team lost the Super Bowl on a fluke play, Allen forced the commissioner to do his bidding.

3. The story has leaked out of the White House that Barack Obama, on his last day before leaving office, will issue an executive order removing the words “Under God” from the pledge of allegiance.

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Mind Control for Fun and Profit

As one of the few men who can fake a sexual orgasm, I admit to having no problem with improvisation, fabrication or outright deceit. In truth, isn’t the Art of Deception a big part of life? Indeed, isn’t being lied to by men and women with openly sincere faces — men and women who promise to be honest with us — the very foundation of our political system?

And in the world of commerce, don’t most advertisements — particularly TV commercials –exaggerate, overstate and misrepresent the virtues of their products? That’s why the time-honored dictum of “Buyer beware!” resonates with us. Not everything we hear in an advertisement is going to be true. In fact, most of it is going to be intentionally misleading.

But I draw the line at subliminal advertising. Why? Because subliminal advertising, by definition, is insidious and sneaky. It’s one thing for, say, a wrinkle-removing cream to boldly claim to remove facial wrinkles (when it actually can’t and won’t), but it’s a whole other deal for that wrinkle commercial to sneak in an image for a mere one-hundredth of a second that is intended to implant in our brain a negative response to a competitor. An image designed to have us scorn a competing wrinkle cream.

What if a Pepsi commercial were to flash, for one-hundredth of a second, an image of a horribly disfigured person drinking a can of Coke? An image so grotesque that our brains register a profoundly negative reaction to Coke. Mind you, that image isn’t on the screen long enough to be noticed by the conscious mind, but it’s there long enough to be noticed by the unconscious mind, hence the term “subliminal.”

If Pepsi had flashed that image enough times during the Super Bowl, they might have gotten the results they were seeking. With a reported 114 million people having watched the game, if even one-percent of the audience were to “get” the message, it would mean that more than a million people might possibly stop drinking Coca-Cola and switch over to Pepsi.

The reason I mention this is because I think I may have been exposed to one of those subliminal ads. Prior to the Super Bowl, one of my favorite snack foods was pork rinds. Prior to the Super Bowl I positively loved pork rinds. I couldn’t get enough of them. But after watching the game, I found myself becoming nauseated at the very thought of them.

Clearly, something happened to me during those three and a half hours. Pork rinds not only no longer appeal to me, they have lost their meaning. They make no sense to me. Is it possible that a competing chip manufacturer had run some ads during that game, ones intended to subliminally turn me against pork rinds? I’ll have to do some research.

David Macaray is a playwright and author (“It’s Never Been Easy: Essays on Modern Labor,” 2nd edition). Dmacaray@gmail.com
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