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Why Amazon May Want to Crush Walgreens and CVS By Selling Prescription Drugs

Move over, Apple <b></b> (AAPL) and Alphabet (GOOGL) . Wall Street thinks Amazon (AMZN) will be the one to lead Silicon Valley's looming disruption of the …

Wells Fargo

Take a Fall Foliage Train Trip Across the U.S. For Just $58

There's something about changing colours that's absolutely fascinating. Perhaps it's that subtle nod towards change being a fact of life, or perhaps …

Trains

History's great stock crash? Not 1929 or 2008, but 1987

'It was hair-raising, it was a cliff-hanger,' says Henriques of the 1987 incident. 'We almost didn't make it through.'<p>September 29, 2017 —On an …

Asian shares subdued as missile fallout weighs on sentiment

Asian shares were muted Wednesday as the geopolitical fallout from North Korea's long-range missile launch weighed on investor sentiment amid trading thinned by the U.S. Independence Day holiday.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5 percent to 19,928.79 and South Korea's Kospi …

Tencent's online publisher files for Hong Kong IPO seen worth US$800m

[HONG KONG] China Literature, a Tencent Holdings unit and the country's largest online publishing and e-book company, has filed for a Hong Kong …

A firm's best financial performance indicator is its bank balance

Q I read a <i>Telegraph</i> interview recently that mentioned the expression: “sales are vanity, but profit is sanity" – the interviewee also saying that business is simple, but managers make it complicated, because they forget the basic truth.<p>My son, who now runs my company, takes the basic phrase a bit …

Wal-Mart Is Winning Over Amazon's Merchants

It's getting harder for third-party merchants to stand out on Amazon's marketplace.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a problem: Too many companies are trying …

How Water Stocks Could Benefit From a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

There's wide political support for a major infrastructure spending plan. That could be a huge boon to the regulated infrastructure owned by water …

Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it.But these days, this …

The Unavoidable Pension Crisis

There is a really big crisis coming.<p>Think about it this way.<p>After 8 years and a 230% stock market advance the pension funds of Dallas, Chicago, and …

When, if ever, does it make sense to take Social Security at age 62?

Roughly one-third of men and nearly four in 10 women claimed Social Security at age 62 in 2015.<p>More likely than not, those Americans needed the money …

Retirement

DevOps Engineers: What They Are and Why Your Small Business Should Hire One

If your small to midsize business (SMB) uses a healthy amount of third-party and proprietary software, then you should probably consider hiring a Development Operations (DevOps) professional. These brainy developers are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including code writing, app creation, …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes

A delicious and creamy chicken recipe that is loaded with amazing flavor! The sun dried tomatoes and basil truly make this meal outstanding!<p>Recipe <b>HERE</b><p>…

Truckers Take The Wheel In Effort To Halt Sex Trafficking

<i>Editor's note: This report contains accounts of rape, violence and other disturbing events.</i><p>Sex trafficking wasn't a major concern in the early 1980s, when Beth Jacobs was a teenager. If you were a prostitute, the thinking went, it was your choice.<p>Jacobs thought that too, right up until she came to, …

This Tax Haven Just Revised Its 2015 GDP up From 7.8% to 26.3%

Ireland’s economy grew an unprecedented 26.3% in 2015, according to the country’s Central Statistics Office, rising significantly above the nation’s …

This $10 billion Wall Street firm loves hiring interns

Interns have to impress the higher-ups as they shoulder full-time workloads, be it updating spreadsheets or tweaking pitches.<p>But the real prize at the end — an offer for a permanent position — makes those grueling hours worthwhile.<p>Full-timers at The Polk Wealth Management Group would agree.<p>In the …

How Goldman Grooms Its 10,000 Small Businesses for Growth

For Roy Castro, the path to becoming an ice-cream distributor was hardly as sweet as it sounds.<p>After getting out of prison following a drug charge in …

The best fried chicken in America

American cuisine is a mutt through-and-through, with the best Italian restaurants in America and the best Mexican restaurants defining the genre as …

This Legendary Hedge Fund Hopes to Use Physics to Battle Wall Street's Speed Demons

Renaissance Technologies, the investment fund known for its ultra-educated workforce and quant trading style, has a plan to beat high frequency …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

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Music before surgery means patients need less sedation, study finds

Soothing music before surgery helps patients relax and need less sedation, a study found.<p>Just a quarter of an hour of jazz, classical and piano music before an eye operation was enough to reduce anxiety about the surgery carried out while the patient is awake.<p>A pilot study by the Paris-based Cochin …

Jawbone's Hail Mary product is a clinical wearable it hasn't yet released

Another wearable is intended for release later this year<p>It's been a rough Friday for Jawbone — a Friday before a holiday weekend, at that! — with two different reports stating that the tech company is trying to sell its audio business <i>and</i> has stopped production of its Up fitness trackers.<p><i>The Verge</i> …

Europe will make publicly funded scientific research public

European Union (EU) ministers have agreed to make a huge amount of scientific research in the region available free of charge by 2020. The move will open up publicly funded papers and articles to a wide audience, helping individuals and businesses to make use of scientific insight. It'll also make …

Jawbone Is Trying to Sell Its Speaker Business

Fitness tracker maker Jawbone has put its speaker business up for sale, according to multiple sources.<p>The company has been pitching potential buyers …

8 foods to fight fatigue

<b>Learn how to get an energy boost from whole foods, rather than always reaching for the coffee pot.</b><p>Fatigue is one of the most common ailments plaguing …

Why Papa John's and Domino's Are All About Digital Pizza Ordering

I can't remember the last time I called someone on the phone to place an order for pizza. Apparently, that's the case with a lot of people.<p><b>Papa John's</b> told investors during its first-quarter earnings call that 55% of its total sales now come through digital. That's up from 50% the year before. …

There may be a 'new normal' for a $3.5 trillion industry

Private equity firms have enjoyed startling growth over the past few years, posting a 13.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) since the end of 2005.<p>That compares to a 7.5% CAGR for hedge funds and 7.7% for other asset managers.<p>These private equity firms now manage $3.65 trillion in global assets …

5 Recipes To Lower Inflammation & Heal Your Adrenal Fatigue

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

The Totally Counterintuitive Thing Science Says You Should Do to Your Résumé

📝 💯<p>We've all been trained to avoid giving out too much personal information when we're on the job hunt. But according new research from Vanderbilt University, it's better to get real about gaps in your résumé—and being honest could actually land you the job.<p>"Our study provides the first-ever …

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