stocking stuffer

Stocking Stuffer — Shareholder Edition

It’s hardly enough for a Hawaiian vacation — more like a January gas bill or a meal for two at a nice restaurant — but yours truly  is on the receiving end of not one but two special dividends this December (I’ve got modest holdings of Costco and Commerce Bancshares). Multiply that largess by dozens of...
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Housing’s “Nest” Big Thing?

The Nest Thermostat First, a caveat:  I’ve yet to see a “Nest” thermostat in an actual home in the Twin Cities. And you’d certainly guess that the spate of recent (and well-timed) news stories extolling its virtues have as much to do with holiday shopping and marketing as the device’s revolutionary technology. However . . . in...
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