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  • Only Meghan Could Give Us the Biggest Meme of the 2018 Royal Wedding
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    Time

    Only Meghan Could Give Us the Biggest Meme of the 2018 Royal Wedding

    On Saturday, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex finally gave people across the world countless real images to go with the fairy tale the public imagined. But another thing came out of this blessed union, an excellent meme of her face. As the happy couple set

  • Everyone Made the Same Joke About George and Amal Clooney at the Royal Wedding
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    Time

    Everyone Made the Same Joke About George and Amal Clooney at the Royal Wedding

    Amal and George Clooney just wanted to watch Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry wed at the royal wedding on Saturday. The internet couldn’t help but surmise that and Amal and George’s color-coordinated, dashing outfits worn so close to glittering tiaras to the heirloom jewels made the Clooneys prime targets for some heist movie fan fiction. After all, George Clooney stars in the Oceans movie franchise that sees Danny Ocean (originally played by Frank Sinatra) leading a crew to swindle “the take” from Las Vegas casinos.

  • Craftsman Tools at Lowe's: Bad News for Sears Holdings
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Craftsman Tools at Lowe's: Bad News for Sears Holdings

    In early 2017, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) sold the rights to its storied Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK). Stanley Black & Decker agreed to pay $525 million upfront -- plus supplemental payments with an estimated present value of at least $375 million -- for the right to manufacture and sell Craftsman-branded products outside of Sears Holdings-affiliated channels. The upfront windfall helped Sears Holdings cover some of its 2017 cash burn.

  • The Surprising Thing Seniors Miss the Most About Pre-Retirement Life
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    Motley Fool

    The Surprising Thing Seniors Miss the Most About Pre-Retirement Life

    Retirement is a milestone that millions of workers look forward to. In fact, when asked what they miss the most about pre-retirement life, the most popular answer among retirees is work -- specifically, working with their former colleagues. Retirement, by contrast, doesn't always serve as the same social outlet and often doesn't provide the fulfillment that comes with a job well done.

  • There's a Simple Reason Why There Was an Empty Seat at the Royal Wedding
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    Time

    There's a Simple Reason Why There Was an Empty Seat at the Royal Wedding

    Some wondered if the seat was left empty in remembrance of Prince Harry’s late mother Princess Diana, who died in 1997. From her vantage point, the monarch could watch the powerful sermon by Bishop Michael Curry and that popular moment when Prince Harry said “You look amazing,” unobscured. Back in 2011, when the family did this for Kate Middleton and Prince William, she had an even better seat in the house.

  • Nunes: If the informant reporting is true, it's a red line
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    Fox Business Videos

    Nunes: If the informant reporting is true, it's a red line

    Rep. Devin Nunes on 'Sunday Morning Futures' speaks out about information about the DOJ reported by multiple news outlets regarding a possible informant within the Trump campaign.

  • Five Boeing deals that may have flown under the radar
    Business
    American City Business Journals

    Five Boeing deals that may have flown under the radar

    Boeing has had a busy spring in the Puget Sound region and elsewhere around the U.S. and the world. 1. Reuters reported Boeing is going to edge out rival Airbus on another widebody jet sale, this time to United Airlines. Airbus has been losing one widebody campaign after another, including the recent order that American Airlines placed with Boeing for 47 Dreamliners.

  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks
    World
    Associated Press

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. "We are putting the trade war on hold," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. After high-level talks Thursday and Friday in Washington, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China, but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount.

  • Suits' Rick Hoffman's Facial Expression Was a Royal Wedding Highlight
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    Time

    Suits' Rick Hoffman's Facial Expression Was a Royal Wedding Highlight

    Thank goodness Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s former Suits co-star Rick Hoffman was at her royal wedding to give the internet some excellent fodder. On the royal bride’s former television show Suits, Hoffman played a mud bath-loving lawyer by the name of Louis Litt. The royal wedding was full of historic and heartwarming moments.

  • 3 Qualities Warren Buffett Says All Great Investors Should Have
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    Motley Fool

    3 Qualities Warren Buffett Says All Great Investors Should Have

    At Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) 2002 annual meeting, Warren Buffett was asked whether great investors are born or made. Buffett replied that he wasn't sure how much of being a great investor was innate and how much could be learned, but he did discuss some qualities all great investors should have. As Buffett put it, "You do not need to be terrifically smart to do well as an investor at all." However, great investors should have certain qualities, and here are three specific traits he mentioned.

  • Flying Lava From Hawaii Volcano Shatters Man’s Leg
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    Time

    Flying Lava From Hawaii Volcano Shatters Man’s Leg

    Kilauea volcano began erupting more than two weeks ago and has burned dozens of homes, forced people to flee and shot up plumes of steam from its summit that led officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles. Lava flows have grown more vigorous in past days, spattering molten rock that hit a man in the leg.

  • Want to Invest in Jack Ma? Avoid Alibaba’s Rivals
    Finance
    The Wall Street Journal

    Want to Invest in Jack Ma? Avoid Alibaba’s Rivals

    HONG KONG—Global investors looking to buy stakes in China’s most valuable private technology company are being forced to pick a side in the nation’s biggest business rivalry. Ant Financial Services Group, a financial-technology juggernaut controlled by billionaire Jack Ma, is preparing to close a $10 billion private fundraising round that would value the Hangzhou-based company at $150 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. As part of the deal, investors putting money into Ant have to agree not to invest in or raise their stakes in companies controlled by major rivals such as social-media giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. and online retailer JD.com Inc., the people said.

  • Better Fuel Cell Stock: Plug Power (PLUG) vs. Ballard Power Systems (BLDP)
    Technology
    Motley Fool

    Better Fuel Cell Stock: Plug Power (PLUG) vs. Ballard Power Systems (BLDP)

    Electric modes of transportation and portable power sources are often seen as some of the best ways to accomplish that, and their rising popularity could finally create a sustainable market for fuel cells. Despite being around for decades, fuel cell technology has gained relatively little traction outside of specialty applications. Given those differences, one question remains: Is Plug Power or Ballard Power Systems the better buy?

  • Yes, Meghan Markle Did Curtsy to the Queen at the Royal Wedding. Here's Why People Missed It
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    Time

    Yes, Meghan Markle Did Curtsy to the Queen at the Royal Wedding. Here's Why People Missed It

    As far as royal brides go, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is beloved for being a tradition-breaker, but she’ll still curtsy for the queen. Despite concerns and questions online about whether Meghan curtsied to Queen Elizabeth, Meghan did curtsy to Queen Elizabeth at the royal wedding ceremony on May 19. Meghan had certainly nailed the curtsy before, making headlines with her curtsy at the Christmas Day church service in 2017.

  • At Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes Didn’t Work Alone
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    Fortune

    At Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes Didn’t Work Alone

    Theranos, the disgraced, collapsing, and allegedly fraud-rife blood-testing startup, is most often associated with its founder and CEO, Elizabeth Holmes. Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was 37 years old and already a multimillionaire when he met Holmes, then 18, at a Stanford University language-learning program in China in 2002. According to reporting in the Wall Street Journal by Carreyrou, who has spearheaded efforts to uncover deceptive practices at Theranos, Balwani helped defend Holmes from bullies during that sojourn, and soon became her mentor.

  • 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now
    Business
    Motley Fool

    3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

    Three high-yield options that fit that mold are Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE: BIP), TerraForm Power (NASDAQ: TERP), and Crestwood Equity Partners (NYSE: CEQP). Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has been an excellent income stock since its formation almost a decade ago. Brookfield believes it can increase its payout by at least a 5% to 9% annual pace over the next several years.

  • Rep. Nunes: Show us the information that led to FISA warrant
    U.S.
    Fox Business Videos

    Rep. Nunes: Show us the information that led to FISA warrant

    Comey says Steele dossier was not the only factor that led to the FISA warrant and the Trump-Russia investigation; Rep. Devin Nunes calls for more documents to be released on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

  • Exclusive - GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec: sources
    Business
    Reuters

    Exclusive - GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec: sources

    A deal valuing the combined business at more than $20 billion (14.84 billion pounds) could be announced as early as this week, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the negotiations are confidential. It would be the biggest deal thus far to be inked by GE Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who took over last August with a mandate to slash costs and boost the U.S. industrial conglomerate’s plummeting stock price. There is always a possibility that the deal talks, which centre on using a tax-efficient structure called a Reverse Morris Trust, could collapse at the last minute, the sources cautioned.

  • 3 Attractive Dividend Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double
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    Motley Fool

    3 Attractive Dividend Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

    Rather than looking for the top yields now, it can be smart to look for dividend stocks with more modest payouts that have the potential to see their future dividends grow dramatically. You can find companies with the capacity to double their dividends across the market, and Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), Greenbrier (NYSE: GBX), and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) could all potentially deliver substantial dividend growth in the years to come.

  • Oil CEOs: Higher Oil Prices Haven’t Increased Our Appetite for M&A
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Oil CEOs: Higher Oil Prices Haven’t Increased Our Appetite for M&A

    Oil prices have been scorching hot over the past year, up nearly 50% and recently reaching into the $70s. Because of that, oil companies are flush with cash. One thing a couple of oil company CEOs made clear on their first-quarter conference calls is that they have no desire to use that money for large-scale acquisitions.

  • Here's What Americans Say it Takes to Be Financially Comfortable - and How You Can Get There
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Here's What Americans Say it Takes to Be Financially Comfortable - and How You Can Get There

    Most Americans today live paycheck to paycheck, with 57% of workers having less than $1,000 in the bank. It's no wonder, then, that so many people consider themselves financially insecure. But there's a surprisingly large gap between what Americans have

  • Business
    TheStreet.com

    9 Stocks Goldman Sachs Thinks Will Blow Wall Street's Performance Away in 2019

    2018 is just about over, in the minds of some investors. "We expect investors will soon look past 2018 and focus on 2019 growth," says Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin. "For many years, beginning in July investors would start to value stocks

  • Forget ConocoPhillips, Check Out These High-Yielding Dividend Stocks Instead
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Forget ConocoPhillips, Check Out These High-Yielding Dividend Stocks Instead

    Oil driller ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is benefiting from rising oil prices and rewarding investors with dividend hikes. This suggests that dividend investors will end up disappointed if highly volatile oil prices fall again.

  • These Stocks Have Quadrupled in Just 1 Year
    Business
    Motley Fool

    These Stocks Have Quadrupled in Just 1 Year

    The stock market has finally given investors a mild setback, with volatile moves both up and down so far in 2018 after nine years of nearly straight-up bull market gains. The most popular stock market indexes have all posted official corrections, and many of them remain well below their record-high levels set early in the year. The stock market is a market of individual stocks, though, and even with major benchmarks having stalled, some companies are enjoying unparalleled success.

  • News
    MarketWatch

    All the ways you can mess up your 401(k) — even if you max out your contributions

    Workplace retirement plans get a lot of bad press, primarily if they are loaded with high fees. Put simply, 401(k)s work. The bad news is that otherwise-diligent savers can still leave money on the table with a 401(k), often without realizing it.