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Distillers Look to Cash In as Premium Whiskey Demand Grows

It’s impossible to buy more time on Earth. But in the midst of a global whiskey boom, distillers have no problem putting a hefty price on time in a bottle.

Is Lululemon (LULU) on the Path to Profitability?

Yoga pants aren’t the only reason sports-apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc. (Nasdaq: LULU) posted strong second quarter profits, but they were a big part of it. But Lululemon stock comes with concerns, as well.

In a $6.2 Billion Market, Investors Are Bubbly Over Coke and Monster Deal

Last week, The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) announced it would pay $2.15 billion for a 17% stake in Monster Beverage Corp. (Nasdaq: MNST). According to the agreement, the companies will exchange brands that allow them to refocus on the specialized beverage types they are best at making.

The $3.3 Billion Fight Between Video Streaming Devices

We already told you a little about the booming $3.3 billion video streaming industry driven by Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Amazon.com’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) Prime. But you may not know about the video boxes that stream them. In fact, there are more than 10 streaming devices on the market fighting for their share.

The Industry You’ll Feel Good About Investing In

There is a ready-made market for cutting-edge prosthetics – one that is expected to top $23.5 billion by 2017, thanks to the proliferation of joint disease, increased medical care in developing countries and an aging world population. Receiving the latest prosthetic may give recipients a new lease on life, but investing in the future of others can be an exciting affair, too.

4K TV: Better-Looking Than Real Life?

As leaps and bounds of consumer technology usher us into the 21st century – from packages delivered by drones to custom-printed M&Ms – one thing certainly hasn’t changed: It’s still impossible to keep up with the Joneses (or should we call them the Jetsons now?).

Vibram Lawsuit Sends Shockwaves Through the Minimalist Shoe Trend

Because Vibram is a privately owned company, stock sentiment hasn’t played a direct role in the company’s financial standing. However, that doesn’t mean the lawsuit hasn’t spelled trouble for other investors.

Tragic Whale Tales Tug at Heartstrings, but Irk Japanese Economy

While Japan’s whale hunting activities have raised a few eyebrows, the effect of the hunting ban is unlikely to cause any severe financial fallout, thanks to Japan’s appetite for mainstream seafood (the country consumes more than 582 million tons of it per year).