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Introduction to 3D Printing by Greg Emerson

It's not often that a revolution comes along to change everything, but like the Internet changed the way we communicate and share information, 3D printing will fundamentally change the way we make things.

Known also as "additive manufacturing" (because it builds objects by adding materials layer by layer in cross sections), the technology is growing rapidly in ways that promise to replace the almost 100-year-old mass-production model that defined the industrial revolution.

And instead of just padding the bank accounts of huge corporations and their shareholders (which it will do as well), the people set to benefit the most are consumers, small businesses and communities that will now be able to make and customize just about anything imaginable for local markets.

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Here’s a look at what's ahead the next six months for consumers and retailers.
7/23/14 2:58PM
Move over 3D Systems and Stratasys. A 46-year-old Hurco has filed a U.S. patent for what may be disruptive technology that combines 3D printing with your basic CNC machine.
7/17/14 3:38PM
A prime opportunity to take a bearish position in a company that is ridiculously overvalued.
7/15/14 3:59PM
TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, took a look at two high growth stocks in GoPro and Stratasys.
7/15/14 11:03AM
3D Systems (DDD) is falling Wednesday as 3D printing stocks fall after a note from Citigroup.
7/2/14 4:02PM
3D Systems (DDD) is gaining Tuesday with unusually high trading volume as 3D printer stocks rally.
7/1/14 11:58AM
3D Systems (DDD) is gaining Monday on heavy trading volume, with more than 5.4 million shares traded.
6/23/14 2:18PM
Fernando Madeira will succeed Joel Anderson. So what's next for capitalizing on Walmart?s e-commerce space?
6/18/14 6:00AM
3D Systems (DDD) was downgraded by analysts at Gabelli (GAB) on Wednesday afternoon following the company's investor day.
6/11/14 4:27PM
3D Systems (DDD) had its price target lowered by analysts at RBC Capital while maintaining an 'outperform' rating.
6/11/14 9:04AM
Bottom line is that RadioShack is no longer a viable company. The stock's five-year plunge is clear evidence that RadioShack is unlikely to be in business much longer. CEO of Belus Capital Advisors Brian Sozzi shares three amazing, realistic ideas for these soon to close stores.
6/10/14 5:33PM
Google said Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to buy Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash, subject to adjustments.
6/10/14 1:58PM
Vibrator sales are buzzing. And yes, males are using them as well! That said, the strength in vibrator sales overshadows the strong long-term growth projected for the sex toy industry. Brian Sozzi, CEO of Belus Capital Advisors, sheds his good boy image and dives into the vibrator industry.
6/2/14 12:52PM
After its surprise secondary offering, a high supply of stock is crushing the price.
5/29/14 8:30AM
Although 3D Systems' timing of its secondary offering may not be ideal, investors think the company will drive enough value to outweigh the dilutive impact on shares.
5/28/14 1:58PM

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