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This Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., shows talk-show host Oprah Winfrey interviewing cyclist Lance Armstrong during taping for the show "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" in Austin, Texas. The two-part episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air nationally Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns)

U.S. sues Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) sanctions against him. The Justice Department formally filed its case against

Lance Armstrong and his company Tailwind Sports for millions of dollars

that the U.S. Postal Service spent to sponsor the cycling team.

  • George H.W. Bush Honored His Wife in a Subtle Way at Her Funeral
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    Time

    George H.W. Bush Honored His Wife in a Subtle Way at Her Funeral

    Former President George H.W. Bush paid a subtle tribute to his late wife, Barbara Bush, at her funeral on Saturday. The former president wore a pair of socks decorated with stacks of colorful books, in a nod to his partner’s longstanding commitment to advancing literacy. George H.W. Bush wore socks with books on them in dedication to Barbara at her funeral today.

  • 25% of Baby Boomers Plan to Retire Before Age 65. Here's What You Need to Know if You're One of Them
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    25% of Baby Boomers Plan to Retire Before Age 65. Here's What You Need to Know if You're One of Them

    In fact, a good 25% of employed baby boomers think they'll retire prior to age 65, according to new data from the Insured Retirement Institute. Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on what you earned during your top 35 working years, but once your full monthly benefit amount is established, you can only collect it in full upon reaching full retirement age. Now you are allowed to file for Social Security as early as age 62.

  • Walmart's New Strategy Could Hurt These Popular Stores
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    Motley Fool

    Walmart's New Strategy Could Hurt These Popular Stores

    Over the last two years, it's been clear Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is positioning itself as a competitor to Amazon. After paying $3.3 billion for e-commerce provider Jet.com in 2016, Walmart has increasingly encroached on Amazon's turf by attempting to lure Amazon's core consumer base, move into new industries, and replicate Amazon's disruption-focused mindset. With all the excitement about its digital changes, Walmart's core terrestrial operations may have flown under the radar.

  • Better Buy: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) vs. Pfizer (PFE)
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    Better Buy: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) vs. Pfizer (PFE)

    Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) face different challenges -- but there is some similarity. Gilead is trying to prove that it can return to growth despite falling sales for its blockbuster hepatitis C virus (HCV) franchise. Pfizer is attempting to move past the weight on revenue resulting from older drugs that have lost patent exclusivity.

  • Half of Americans Aren’t Saving for Retirement. Here’s How to Do Better
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    Motley Fool

    Half of Americans Aren’t Saving for Retirement. Here’s How to Do Better

    New data tells us that 49% of Americans actively are saving for retirement -- which means that half the workforce is at risk of retiring broke. Worse yet, only 16% of workers are very confident that they'll have enough in their nest eggs to cover their future expenses. If your retirement savings are non-existent, it's time to play around with your expenses and start cutting corners to free up more cash.

  • Do Pro-Trump or Anti-Trump Books Sell Better? Here's What the Data Shows
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    Time

    Do Pro-Trump or Anti-Trump Books Sell Better? Here's What the Data Shows

    Donald Trump has made America read again. Since the beginning of the year, every New York Times bestseller has been about the 45th president, according to CNN. To answer that question, we gathered data from the Times nonfiction list of bestsellers on every book explicitly about Trump since his election in 2016.

  • Mobius says there’s a 30% correction coming for U.S. stocks
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    MarketWatch

    Mobius says there’s a 30% correction coming for U.S. stocks

    Mark Mobius, the 81-year-old investment guru, believes the U.S. stock market is set for a 30% correction that would essentially wipe out the gains of the last two years. The renowned fund manager, who left Franklin Templeton, the American investment house, after more than 30 years in January, said “all the indicators” point to a large fall in the S&P 500 SPX, -0.85%  and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.82%  . “I can see a 30% drop,” said Mobius, who launched one of the world’s first emerging market funds. “When consumer confidence is at an all time high, as it is in the U.S., that is not a good sign. “The market looks to me to be waiting for a trigger that will cause it to tumble. You

  • Rep. Devin Nunes: DNC lawsuit 'must be a joke'
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    Fox Business Videos

    Rep. Devin Nunes: DNC lawsuit 'must be a joke'

    The DNC sues the Trump campaign, Russia and WikiLeaks over the 2016 election; House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes reacts on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

  • The Simple Reason Why Marijuana Stock Valuations Aren't as Sky-High as They Seem
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    Motley Fool

    The Simple Reason Why Marijuana Stock Valuations Aren't as Sky-High as They Seem

    Are marijuana stocks ridiculously overpriced? Of the top three marijuana stocks in terms of market cap, only Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH: ACBFF) reported positive earnings over the last 12 months. Based on these conventional valuation measures, all three of these top marijuana stocks certainly appear to be way overpriced.

  • 4 Top Stocks to Buy in April
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    4 Top Stocks to Buy in April

    Oil prices are on fire, recently hitting a three-and-a-half-year high. Oil giant ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) stumbled into 2018 after reporting lackluster results to end last year. As a matter of fact, Exxon is currently trading at a valuation not seen since the 1980s.

  • Better Buy: CVS Health Corporation vs. Express Scripts
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    Better Buy: CVS Health Corporation vs. Express Scripts

    There are probably no better examples of this than CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) and Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). CVS Health ranks as the largest pharmacy chain and the second-largest PBM in the U.S. In December, the company announced plans to merge with Aetna (NYSE: AET), the No. 3 health insurer in the country. Express Scripts is the biggest PBM.

  • The GOP Has One Big Idea For Health Care Reform: Crappier Insurance
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    The GOP Has One Big Idea For Health Care Reform: Crappier Insurance

    The American health care system is an expensive, sprawling mess. The Republican Party’s brightest idea for how to fix it? Make health insurance worse.Here’s what the GOP has in mind: Weakened protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Skimpier

  • These Materials Dividend Stocks Are Best In Class
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    These Materials Dividend Stocks Are Best In Class

    The materials industry is deeply cyclical with producers benefiting highly during an economic boom and many players going bankrupt in a bust. 531810 has a sizeable dividend yield of 3.51% and their current payout ratio is 42.86% . Dividends per share have increased during the past 10 years, but there have been a couple hiccups.

  • Stay Away From All Forms of Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns
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    Fortune

    Stay Away From All Forms of Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning customers to stay away from all forms of romaine lettuce, as the scope of its investigation into an E. coli outbreak grows. The CDC had originally traced the outbreak -- which has sickened at least 53 people across 16 states -- specifically to chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Ariz., region. An update issued on Friday, however, says customers should also avoid whole heads and hearts of romaine, in addition to chopped lettuce, unless they can determine that it was not grown in Yuma.

  • Is Apple's iPhone X a Disappointment or Not?
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    Fortune

    Is Apple's iPhone X a Disappointment or Not?

    Apple has a bit of a problem with its iPhone. Over the last several days, analysts have said that Apple’s iPhone X, as well as its broader iPhone division, are suffering from lower-than-expected sales. What’s more, all iPhone models combined to generate 90% of the smartphone market’s profits.

  • Why Warren Buffett's Hero Is Wrong About Today's Stock Market
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    Motley Fool

    Why Warren Buffett's Hero Is Wrong About Today's Stock Market

    Warren Buffett has a sterling reputation as a highly successful investor, and so it carries a lot of weight when the Oracle of Omaha gives praise to his peers in the industry. One person that Buffett has expressed respect and admiration for over his years heading Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) is Jack Bogle, the founder of mutual fund giant Vanguard Group. With more than 65 years of investing experience in his own right, Bogle certainly knows plenty about the topic.

  • Business
    Benzinga

    Barron's Picks And Pans: General Electric, General Mills, MLPs And More

    This weekend's Barron's cover story examines the divide between business models in the big tech space. Other featured articles show why MLPs look attractive again and what to expect in the battle over AI chips. Also: the prospects for a branded

  • Nunes on looking into the origin of the Russia investigation
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    Fox Business Videos

    Nunes on looking into the origin of the Russia investigation

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes says on 'Sunday Morning Futures' that potential 'major irregularities' exist at the State Department.

  • Netflix, Inc.'s Cash Flow Guidance Is Scary
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    Netflix, Inc.'s Cash Flow Guidance Is Scary

    Last Monday, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) released a stellar first quarter earnings report. Netflix even managed to reduce its rate of cash burn last quarter. If that projection is accurate, it's hard to see how Netflix will be able to live up to its valuation of nearly $150 billion.

  • Boeing delivers its first converted 737-800 cargo jet to West Atlantic Group (Photos)
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    Puget Sound Business Journal

    Boeing delivers its first converted 737-800 cargo jet to West Atlantic Group (Photos)

    Boeing has converted its first 737-800 Next Generation passenger jet into a cargo aircraft and delivered it to Swedish air freight company West Atlantic Group. The conversion was done by Boeing Shanghai for the owner of the aircraft, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), which is the airplane leasing and financing arm of the General Electric conglomerate. The converted freighter was flight tested and painted in Victorville, California. It will be used by West Atlantic to carry express cargo on domestic and short haul routes, Boeing said in a news release. The jet provides improved reliability, lower aircraft operating costs "and a better environmental footprint,” West Atlantic CEO Fredrik Groth

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    InvestorPlace

    Southern Company Leads 6 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts

    A strong start to earnings season helped the S&P 500 Index inch higher over the last week. Several major businesses added to the positive sentiment with announcements of higher dividends. 6 notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last

  • Queen Elizabeth II at 92: These photos document the making of modern history
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    Quartz

    Queen Elizabeth II at 92: These photos document the making of modern history

    Britain’s longest-ever ruling monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, turns 92 today (April 21). Living through the terms of 21 UK prime ministers and 16 US presidents, she has reigned for 65 years as one constant in a world that has enormous change. Through photos from the year she was born to present day, here’s a look at how key moments in her life helped shape modern history, as well as what these decades have looked like through the eyes of a monarch. When the queen was a child Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born in 1926. She was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York and was not expected to ever become queen. However, in 1936, her father Albert shockingly acceded to the throne and

  • T-Mobile’s wild ride might finally be slowing down
    Business

    T-Mobile’s wild ride might finally be slowing down

    Since hiring CEO John Legere in 2012 and debuting its new Uncarrier strategy, T-Mobile has turned into the kind of success story that gets MBA professors hot under the collar. T-Mobile turned its scrappy underdog status into a marketing plug, and by adding the iPhone to its lineup and investing heavily in network infrastructure, the company’s product is now on par with AT&T and Verizon. It’s not just the network, either — T-Mobile’s aggressive pricing and impressive customer loyalty has driven its new customer subscriptions to a point where it’s challenging AT&T and Verizon, and it’s leaving Sprint in the rear-view mirror.

  • Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down
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    BBC News

    Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

    The CEO of Korean Air says his two daughters are resigning after separate incidents that led to allegations of abuse of power inside the company. Police are investigating the youngest daughter, Cho Hyun-min, after she allegedly splashed water in a colleague's face. Her older sister infamously delayed a flight in 2014 over a packet of nuts - and served jail time for the incident. In a statement, their father apologised to the public and his employees. Cho Yang-ho said his daughters would be stripped of all their responsibilities, Yonhap news agency reports. Both cases hit the headlines in the country and reopened a national debate about the Korean business system, which is dominated by family

  • There's More to SunPower's U.S. Expansion Than Meets the Eye
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    Motley Fool

    There's More to SunPower's U.S. Expansion Than Meets the Eye

    For SunPower, the real payoff from this deal won't derive from gaining SolarWorld's manufacturing plant -- the key benefit will come if it wins an exclusion from tariffs for its high-efficiency solar cells and panels, which are made in Asia. SunPower is the only global manufacturer that produces interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells at scale, and no U.S. manufacturers use the technology today.