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In addition to sliding shipments at the tobacco giant, it's not joining the rush to develop e-cigarettes.
A government study finds the number of kids under 18 lighting up for the first time at the lowest level in decades.
In the US, this tobacco company may seem past its prime, but it's poised to benefit from smart management and booming international demand.
This important asset class should be anchored with at least one ETF and include companies that will be held for at least 10 years.
Huge dividend growth. A record of clobbering the S&P. There's almost nothing for investors to dislike about these companies -- except perhaps the products they produce.
Stocks are lower at midday despite the number of unemployment claims being little changed from last week.
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