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Kurt Avard

Kurt Avard is a new contributor for the Motley Fool, joining its ranks in January 2014. Coming from a political background, his undergraduate degree is in Political Science from Rutgers University; he has since earned his MA in International Relations while studying in Vienna, Austria.

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Fri Apr 25

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How Rebranding to Millennials Could Reinvent Fast Food

$200 billion industry may be redefined by the desires of a much maligned generation

Mon Apr 21

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3 Companies That Will Benefit From U.S. Ukrainian Aid

$1 billion dollar loan guarantee may even lead to future possibilities

Mon Apr 14

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Why Chinese Stimulus May Not Be a Good Thing

Some state spending could stabilize a slight stumble, but it may not be needed

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Could Eurozone Pricing Issues Force the ECB's Hand?

Draghi was forced into several awkward comments following negative financials.

Thu Apr 10

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What the March Jobs Report Tells Us About the U.S. Economy

Although slightly below projections, nearly all industries gained ground.

Thu Apr 3

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Could Apple and Comcast Form a Media Partnership?

WSJ: potential deal could shake up the way media is delivered

Tue Apr 1

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Janet Yellen on the U.S. Job Market: 5 Things Are Still Wrong

Stocks soar while the Fed notes labor issues facing the market.

Mon Mar 31

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How an Increase in American Natural Gas Production Could Change the Global Market

Shale gas deposits and new trade agreements could radically alter the current market.

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Will Tesla’s New York Deal Solve its Dealership Problem?

Tesla concession keeps New York City electric car sales hopes alive.

Tue Mar 25

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Will 2014 Mean the End of ‘Cheap Money?’

Despite strong trending, the economy may not be able to sustain itself just yet

Thu Mar 13

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Newest Economic News Shows Signs of Growth for U.S. Economy

The economy, now thawing out, should continue its positive direction.

Wed Mar 12

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How Will Budget Cuts Affect the U.S. Economy?

Will federal downsizing cause the arms industry to downsize as well?

Tue Mar 11

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Will Gazprom's Energy Threat End up Backfiring?

Fallout from Friday's threat does not augur well for bottom line.

Mon Mar 10

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Why Investing in Video Game Stocks May Be Bad in the Long Term

Ailing sales and old approaches have led to anemic action in video game companies.

Tue Mar 4

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Yellen: Economy Isn’t Bad, Just the Weather

Blaming weakness on winter, Fed chair calls for patience.

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Big Business: Higher Minimum Wage a Bad Idea

Big business wields CBO report as a weapon against a $10.10 wage.

Thu Feb 27

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Are Unions Certain to Decline Further?

With UAW union vote failing, is there a future for American unions?

Wed Feb 26

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Can Green Mountain's Keurig Cold Help Coke Crack a Freezing Soft Drink Market?

Coke CEO calls Green Mountain's machine a "real game-changing innovation."

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Why the Target Data Breach Is Good for Prospective Investors

While a breach is bad for business, it may be good for investors.

Sat Feb 22

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Why Fed Chair Yellen Says Unemployment Is Still Too High

The Fed chairwoman says interest rates must stay low to combat unemployment.

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