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Top 5 2nd Quarter Trades of WE

recently filed their 13F report for the second quarter of 2022, which ended on 2022-06-30.

The 13F report details which stocks were in a guru’s equity portfolio at the end of the quarter, though investors should note that these filings are limited in scope, containing only a snapshot of long positions in U.S.-listed stocks and American depository receipts as of the quarter’s end. They are not required to include international holdings, short positions or other types of investments. Still, even this limited filing can provide valuable information.


As of the latest 13F report, the guru’s equity portfolio contained 1066 stocks valued at a total of $1.83Bil. The top holdings were

According to GuruFocus data, these were WEDBUSH SECURITIES INC’s top five trades of the quarter.

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

During the quarter, WEDBUSH SECURITIES INC bought 53,699 shares of ARCA:VOO for a total holding of 778,542. The trade had a 1.02% impact on the equity portfolio. During the quarter, the stock traded for an average price of $375.84.

On 07/21/2022, Vanguard S&P 500 ETF traded for a price of $366.59 per share and a

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How to write an effective title for your next journal

There’s no simple formula but research offers some strong options.


So, journal article titles: long? short? colons? question marks? What works best?


– Anonymous, Political Science

Dr. Editor’s response:

There’s no single best way to structure a title for a journal article – no prizes for having guessed that. But it’s worth putting in the effort to write the best title for your article’s content, your planned journal, and your anticipated audience.

More than 20 years ago, a world-wide Elsevier survey of 5,000 academic researchers found that each researcher read, on average, 1,142 titles, 204 abstracts, and 97 papers each year (Mabe & Amin 2002). Back then, academics were reading the full article for one out of every 12 titles they came across – likely as they scanned the tables of contents of newly published issues of a journal. Given the ongoing growth of academic research publications (see Boon 2017) and the emergence of tools like PubCrawler, I’d be surprised if the current ratio of titles-to-full-articles-read was still as high as one in 12.

As it becomes harder to be seen in a flood of new publications (at least anecdotally) – and as performance metrics like citation counts and

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How to write an effective journal article and get it

Graduate school is professionalization into the academy. One of the most important parts of professionalization is being able to publish your research. I was lucky enough to be in a department that had a yearlong seminar dedicated to just that: conducting research and writing a publishable paper prior to starting the dissertation.

But that was just the first step. Much of what I’ve learned about publishing comes from submitting papers to journals, incorporating reviewer comments, workshopping papers and having conversations with colleagues and mentors.

In this essay, I’ll break down and demystify the format of an article for a general journal. Note that I’m a sociologist, so my insights are field-specific. So, too, must I acknowledge that journals, particularly specialty ones, may have their own style of writing, so the articles you read in them may not follow the format I’ll lay out below. One of the things you should always do before submitting a paper is read articles published by the journal to which you are submitting to get a sense of the conversations being had in its pages and to find a model for your own work.

Despite such idiosyncrasies, knowing a few things about the purposes and

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Opinion | Dr. Caitlin Bernard Was Meant to Write This With

Earlier this week I was preparing to write a guest essay with my colleague Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an OB-GYN here in Indiana. We wanted to write about the chilling effect that the overturning of Roe v. Wade has had on medicine in our state and around the country in just a few short weeks. But then Dr. Bernard became a target of a national smear campaign for speaking out about her 10-year-old patient, a rape victim from Ohio who needed an abortion and had to travel to Indiana to receive one, given the restrictions in her home state.

On Wednesday night, our state’s attorney general said his office would be investigating Dr. Bernard. So I’m writing this essay myself — not only to bring attention to the chilling effect on medicine we’re seeing at this moment but also because I’m terrified that I or any one of our colleagues could soon face what Dr. Bernard is going through after delivering care to our patients.

When we talk about the importance of reproductive health care in the lives of our patients, we sometimes weave in patient stories to humanize the often complex legal and medical concepts for the audience. Dr. Bernard

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Terrible TV Show Finales Reddit

“It ends with Alf being captured by the government.”

A beloved TV show ending is nearly always a bummer, and it’s rarely easy to say goodbye to characters that you’ve spent years watching. But a show that ends on a strong note can mitigate that, while a show that ends on a weak one…well, fans find that hard to forgive.

Because of that, there was an abundance of passionate responses when Reddit user u/Get_Verminated asked, “What is the worst TV show finale?” Here are 23 of the top contenders for the (unenviable) crown.

Responses have been edited for length and/or clarity. Also, since this post is all about finales, there are spoilers ahead.


My Name is Earl. It had a planned ending. The show was still pretty popular. The season ended early due to a writers’ strike on expectations it would return, and it’s left at a cliffhanger.”

20th Century Fox / Courtesy Everett Collection


Spider-Man: The Animated Series. It ends after the revelation that Mary Jane had been replaced by a clone made of Hydro-Man’s water some time ago. Unfortunately, it’s unstable, and she dissolves in Peter’s arms as he screams out. Madame

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An Important Decision From The Council Of State Regarding

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Recent developments

The Council of State’s
(“Council“) Board of the Unification of
Case Laws’ decision No. 2022/1
(“Decision“) was published in the
Official Gazette on 19 June 2022. According to the Decision, if the
general or special time limit for filing a lawsuit is not indicated
in the written notice regarding the administrative act, regardless
of whether it is subject to a special time limit, the general time
limit for filing a lawsuit under the Code of Administrative
Procedure will be applied.

Developments introduced

First, the Council separated the administrative acts that were
notified in writing but did not specify the time limit for filing a
lawsuit and the administrative acts that were implicitly rejected
by the administration. The Council decided that there is no need to
unify the case laws on the administrative acts rejected implicitly,
as there is no difference between the chamber’s decisions.
However, it decided that unification is required for the
administrative acts notified in writing.

Prior to the Decision, there were different approaches as to

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Game Of Thrones Books Won’t End Same Way As The Show, And

Author George R.R. Martin has provided another update on the next A Song of Ice and Fire book and the wider series. Writing on his Not A Blog, Martin said one of the most frequent questions he gets is whether or not his book series will end the same way as the HBO show did. It will not, Martin said.

Martin said he is like a gardener when it comes to writing in that his stories “grow and evolve and change” as he writes. He said he has a general idea of where the story is headed and what the big set pieces will be, but he is also changing his mind and coming up with new ideas all the time.

“I have been at work in my winter garden. Things are growing… and changing, as does happen with us gardeners. Things twist, things change, new ideas come to me (thank you, muse), old ideas prove unworkable, I write, I rewrite, I restructure, I rip everything apart and rewrite again, I go through doors that lead nowhere, and doors that open on marvels. Sounds mad, I know,” he said. “But it’s how I write. Always has been. Always will be.

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Carolyn Cooper | Language lessons at the pharmacy |

Once upon a time, pharmacies used to be specialist stores. Their only business was dispensing medicine. In 1920, Johnson & Johnson came up with the slogan, “Your Druggist is More Than a Merchant. Try the Drug Store First.” These days, pharmacies are usually located at the back of general stores that are owned by merchants selling a wide range of goods and services.

My favourite pharmacy is a stand-alone drug store. I particularly appreciate its efficiency in this time of lingering COVID-19. I don’t have to go into a crowded store to get to the pharmacy. Prescriptions are expertly processed in full view of the customer waiting at the counter. On a recent visit, as the pharmacist was preparing the bill, I heard her ask, “Why di printer nah work?” The question wasn’t addressed to me. It was simply an expression of frustration at the temporary malfunction of the machine.

All the same, I couldn’t resist responding with another question: “Yu don’t hear di prime minister seh dat di language of business suppose to be English?” We both had a good laugh and the other pharmacists joined in. For many of us, the spontaneous language of irritation is Jamaican, not

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Judge lifts blocking, allows ban of Indiana abortion

A federal judge has allowed an Indiana law largely banning a second-trimester abortion procedure to take effect following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifted the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against the dilation and evacuation abortions.The law took effect immediately, according to the state attorney general’s office, and is the first tightening of Indiana’s anti-abortion laws since the Supreme Court decision. Indiana could have more sweeping abortion restrictions by next month as the Republican-dominated Legislature is scheduled to begin a special legislative session on July 25.Barker granted a request from the Indiana attorney general’s office to lift her order, writing that the Supreme Court’s decision in June overturning the 1973 landmark ruling that made abortion legal nationwide removed the “linchpin holdings” for her analysis.The Republican-backed legislation prohibits doctors from performing what it calls “dismemberment abortion” except to prevent serious health risk or save the woman’s life. A doctor violating the law could face a felony charge, punishable by up to six years in prison.The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana conceded last week in court filings that the Supreme Court ruling doomed the injunction it had … Read More

Midsummer Grand Opera Moment in Santa Barbara

One of the surefire high cultural highlights of Santa Barbara summers arrives in the form of the Music Academy’s opera weekend. Casual attire may be welcome in the house, but these fully staged productions are anything but casual. They serve as showcasing opportunities for the Academy’s lofty voice program, long run by legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, along with other aspects of what goes into putting on an opera.

This year’s model, Friday night (July 15) and Sunday afternoon (July 17) at The Granada Theatre, brings a fresh approach to Tchaikovsky’s classic Eugene Onegin (note to the dollar-wise among us: many $10 tickets are available). Apart from the fledgling and already career-bound talents of the singers involved, director Peter Kazaras has a solid reputation and is currently head of Opera UCLA.

A rapidly ascending reputation precedes Slovenian-born conductor Daniela Candillari, whose career shot upward this season after working with the important Metropolitan Opera productions of Terence Blanchard’s much-buzzed-about season-opening Fire Shut Up in My Bones (notably the Met’s first performance of an opera by a Black composer — in 2021) and Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice. Candillari took time out of her busy Academy schedule for an interview. 

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