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Growth Stocks Are Back In Favor

<b>Bob Turner:</b> At Turner, we’re encouraged by what we see in the market in general. Growth stock investing has come back into favor for good reason. We believe the economy is well-positioned to accelerate. Earnings continue to be extraordinarily robust and valuations are compelling. Equities are still …

How One Team Of Stockpickers Makes Global Turmoil Pay Off

The Forward International Dividend Fund is about as bottom-up as it gets. Managed by four stockpickers, the fund’s only top-down limits are on individual positions sizes and how much capital can be tied up in a given country. But that isn’t to say the team has blinders on when it comes to what’s …

Calvin Harris tops Forbes' richest DJ list with $66m earnings last year

Scottish producer and DJ, known for work with Rihanna and Rita Ora as well as solo hits like Summer, tops the list for the second year, beating David Guetta and Avicii<p>The Scottish producer and DJ Calvin Harris made $66m (£39.6m) last year according to Forbes, a jump of $20m (£12.02m) from the …

Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes – podcast

Guardian first book award winner Donal Ryan takes us back to County Tipperary, while Michèle Forbes heads to Belfast for a novel of submerged secrets<p>Our latest daily festival podcast sets sail for Ireland, with writers from north and south whose characters are caught up in the tides of …

30 Under 30 : EyeGrabbers

<i>Scenesters and players from the Forbes 30 Under 30, in 30 words or less.</i><p><b>Farryn Weiner | Michael Kors | 29</b><br>The New Yorker globe-trotted across ten countries this year evangelizing about Michael Kors, building a 19-million-fan social media following and launching the designer’s Jet Set campaign in …

America Doesn't Smoke Much Anymore. So How Is The Zippo Manufacturing Co. Having Its Best Years Ever?

As the third-generation owner of Zippo Manufacturing Co., one question always dogs George Blaisdell Duke: “You guys are still in business?” It’s not that people want to be nasty, he says. It’s just that America doesn’t light up as much as it used to, so it’s a reasonable question for the most …

Yellowstone Club Trustee Offers Bounty To Find Blixseth's Missing Millions

The frustrated trustee in charge of recovering assets from the bankrupt Yellowstone Club ski resort has taken the unusual step of offering a bounty to anyone who can bring him information about where former billionaire Timothy Blixseth may have stashed more than $200 million he pulled from the …

The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National Football …

First Week of BRFS October 18th Options Trading

Investors in BRF S.A. (NYSE: BRFS) saw new options become available this week, for the October 18th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the BRFS options chain for the new October 18th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular …

Forbes Announces Fourth Annual World's 100 Most Innovative Companies List

<b>Cover Story Features Luxury’s Secret $25 Billion Family Empire</b><p><b>NEW YORK (August 20, 2014)</b> – <b>Salesforce.com</b> tops Forbes’ fourth annual list of <b>The World’s Most Innovative Companies (p. 100)</b> in the September 8th issue for the fourth year in a row. The list includes firms that investors feel are most …

Forbes Announces 17th Annual NFL Team Valuations

<b>Dallas Cowboys Remain Most Valuable Team For Eighth Consecutive Year</b><p><b>New York (August 20, 2014)</b> <b>–</b> The National Football League continues to be the most lucrative sports league in the world, according to <b>Forbes’ 17th annual NFL Team Valuations list (pg. 26 of the September 8 2014 issue of Forbes</b> …

5 Ways To Generate Powerhouse PR Results For Your Brand

When I was starting out in my coaching business, and had just written my book on breaking through the 12 “hidden” crises working women face, I desperately hoped the book and its themes would make it into the national conversation. I hired a well-known publicist, and followed all the steps we’re …

Alberta’s deficit is being dug by spending, not oil prices

<i>Steve Lafleur and Charles Lammam are co-authors of the Fraser Institute study Alberta's Budget Deficit: Why Spending Is To Blame.</i><p>When Finance Minister Joe Ceci unveils Alberta's budget on Oct. 27, Albertans can expect a sizable deficit. In fact, the government's latest data suggest a $5.9-billion …

Autodesk on the Forbes Global 2000 List

#1,660 Autodesk<p>Market Cap<p>$29.8 Billion<p>TickerADSK $138.41 $-0.41 (-0.003%)<p>IndustrySoftware & Programming<p>CountryUnited States<p>CEOAndrew Anagnost<p>Employees8,800<p>Sales$2.05 B<p>HeadquartersSan Rafael, California<p>Autodesk, Inc. is a design software and services company, offering customers productive business …

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Top Buys by Directors: Deming's $1.2M Bet on MUR

The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when directors make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that …

VGR Breaks Above 7% Yield Territory

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Wednesday, shares of Vector Group Ltd (NYSE: VGR) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.60), with the stock changing hands as low as $22.78 on the day. Dividends are …

Study: Half Of All Available Jobs Are Never Advertised

Hunting job search sites for open positions can seem like the problem of “water everywhere and not a drop to drink”–seekers scroll through page after page of supposedly available jobs, spotting repeats between different sites and frequently viewing jobs that have already been filled.<p>Meanwhile, an …

Minnesota Vikings on the Forbes NFL Team Valuations List

At a Glance<p>Owner: <b>Zygmunt Wilf</b><br>• Championships: <b>0</b><br>• Price Paid: <b>$600 M</b><br>• Year Purchased: <b>2005</b><br>• Revenue2: <b>$392 M</b><br>• Operating Income3: <b>$105 M</b><br>• Debt/Value4: <b>24%</b><br>• Player Expenses5: <b>$192 M</b><br>• Gate Receipts6: <b>$64 M</b><br>• Wins-to-player cost ratio7: <b>94</b><br>• Revenue per Fan8: <b>$42</b><br>• Metro Area Population: <b>3.6 M</b><p>Forbes Lists<p>#18 NFL Team …

175 Years Later, The Mellons Have Never Been Richer. How'd They Do It?

At first blush Matthew Taylor Mellon II lives up to his patrician name as we dine at his favorite lunch spot, a little Italian place below his apartment situated within Manhattan’s stately Pierre hotel. Five years sober, after lengthy battles with drugs and booze, the 50-year-old has an enviable …

The ridiculously simple con that allowed a fraudster to take Apple for $309k

You wouldn’t think it would be easy to use a debit card on a closed account to scam an Apple Store out of around $7200’s worth of kit, but that’s what a 24-year-old fraudster is alleged to have done not just once but a total of 42 times – netting a total haul worth $309,768.<p>The Tampa Bay Times …

NASA puts out call for satellite communication services – on Mars | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - In what may be the ultimate in long-distance telephone service, NASA on Wednesday put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.<p>Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, …

China's tainted meat scandal explained

McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.<p>The fast food giant is enormously popular in China where it has 2,000 outlets, each one typically overflowing with hungry crowds.<p>But many McDonald's addicts have been forced to go cold turkey as numerous branches …

Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1097000/1097092_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529346572_30396e88d9d7b68a4a718291f367fa7f<p><b>A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza.</b><p>In an …

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Max Mosley sues Google over sex party photographs

Former motor-racing chief Max Mosley claims the internet giant is breaking the law by continuing to link to pictures from a 2008 court case<p>Max Mosley, the former Formula 1 chief, is suing Google for continuing to publish images of him at a sex party.<p>Mr Mosley, whose father Sir Oswald was the …

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Here is the memo Comcast sent to employees after the 'rep from hell' call went viral

It's now been two weeks since AOL executive and former Comcast subscriber Ryan Block published a recording of his insane dialogue with an overly persistent customer service representative, and we finally have the memo that the company sent out immediately afterward.<p>"Recently, an unfavorable phone …

Girl hit by plane on Florida beach dies from her injuries

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.<p>The girl, Oceana Irizarry, and her father, Ommy Irizarry, 36, of Georgia were struck Sunday afternoon by a plane making an emergency …

Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit Minnesota

A man whose death is believed to be Nigeria’s first in a still-widening<p>Ebola virusoutbreak was planning a trip to Minnesota to visit his family next month, his wife said.<p>Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant with the Liberian Ministry of Finance, was en route to a conference when he collapsed …

Hollywood joins forces with Kodak to keep movie film alive

Tarantino, Abrams, and Nolan lobbied studios to strike new deal<p>After lobbying by directors including Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, and J.J. Abrams, movie studios are negotiating a deal with Kodak that would secure the company's ability to keep producing motion picture film. <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Argentina on brink of second debt default in 12 years

Argentina is on the brink of its second debt default since the turn of the century, as hopes fade that last-minute talks will hammer out a deal with "vulture fund" bondholders. Argentinian officials met a US mediator in New York in the latest chapter of a decade-long debt battle with hedge funds …