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It seems fair to say at this point that the upcoming election is a bit divisive. When looking at stocks, it’s helpful to put political persuasions aside and seek out companies that won’t get drawn up in the volatility and debate.
Keep an eye on sports betting
It’s not going away. Neither party has done much of anything to impede the spread of states legalizing sports betting. DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) and Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) offer compelling access to an industry that is in the very early stages of realizing its full revenue potential. With professional golf’s Masters Tournament set to be held in November, an NFL season that seems likely to carry all the way through, and the pending return of more college football teams in October, there are some big betting opportunities that will roll through the fall and into winter. It’s a market that can avoid the political
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Dallas, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thryv, Inc. (NASDAQ:THRY), the provider of Thryv® software, the fully integrated, end-to-end client experience platform for small businesses, today announced the full agenda for its annual Small Business Conference— Connect20 – to be held November 10 -11.
The two-day, virtual conference features multiple tracks designed to engage small business owners from all industries.
In addition, some of the exciting presenters to look forward to include:
- Scott Galloway, Best-selling author of “The Four” and “The Algebra of Happiness”
- Gene Marks, owner of The Marks Group and nationally-recognized journalist
- Sandy Lohr, CEO of Matchcraft
- Barry Moltz, Small Business Expert and nationally-recognized speaker
- Meg Roberts, President and CEO of The Lash Lounge
- Brock Blake, CEO and Founder of Lendio
- Mike Bidwell, President & CEO of Neighborly
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| The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus residents will decide in November whether to approve Issue 1, an “opt-out” green-energy electricity aggregation plan that promises to supply 100% of the city’s power needs with renewable energy by 2023.
Details of the plan are to be worked out after the vote – including how much the power will cost residents on their monthly bills, as well as when and where the wind and solar farms proposed by contract-winner AEP Energy will be constructed.
The plan would automatically enroll every Columbus residential and small-business owner into a contract to purchase electricity from AEP Energy, a subsidiary of Columbus-based power giant AEP. But anyone dissatisfied with the terms or details can file to opt out of the plan and purchase their power from the many retail suppliers already marketing plans in Ohio.
Those choosing to stay with the plan will get periodic windows,