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Should J.R. Smith have been ejected for flagrant foul and push against Al Horford?

With just under four minutes to play, the Celtics forced a Cavaliers defensive switch that left Al Horford with a clear path to the basket and a lob pass from Marcus Smart. What looked like an easy two points was curtailed when Smith shoved a vulnerable Horford in the back mid-air.

  • CELG vs. VRTX: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?
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    Zacks

    CELG vs. VRTX: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

    Investors looking for stocks in the Medical - Biomedical and Genetics sector might want to consider either Celgene (CELG) or Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX). But which of these two companies is the best option for those looking for undervalued stocks? Let

  • CSX Corp (CSX) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y
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    Zacks

    CSX Corp (CSX) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y

    CSX Corporation CSX delivered better-than-expected results in the third quarter of 2018. The company’s earnings per share of $1.05 beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 94 cents. Moreover, the bottom line surged more than 100% year over year driven by

  • Better Buy: The Home Depot, Inc. vs. Lowe's
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    Motley Fool

    Better Buy: The Home Depot, Inc. vs. Lowe's

    Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) have helped countless homeowners increase the value of their homes. They've also made many investors rich. With their shares having soared 879% and 484%, respectively, over the past decade, Home Depot and Lowe

  • 7 Stocks to Buy and Hold Through Any Market Selloff
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    InvestorPlace

    7 Stocks to Buy and Hold Through Any Market Selloff

    Last week’s market collapse made headlines throughout the world. Since the sharp correction has negatively impacted virtually all investment sectors, you’re going to find discounted deals everywhere you look.

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    TheStreet.com

    General Electric Rises on Reported Iraq Power-Generation Deal

    for a multi-billion-dollar deal to supply power to Iraq. Munich-based Siemens had been close to securing a contract to supply 11 gigawatts of power-generation equipment to Iraq, a deal worth about $15 billion, but then the Trump administration intervened on behalf of GE, the Financial Times reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter. The Trump administration reportedly pressured the Iraqi government, and now "GE is expected to take a substantial share of the sale," the Financial Times said.

  • This Kid Could Not Get Enough of Prince Harry's Beard
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    Meredith Videos

    This Kid Could Not Get Enough of Prince Harry's Beard

    After arriving in Dubbo, Australia on the second day of a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific on Tuesday, Prince Harry received an adorable hug from a kid who was enthralled with his beard.

  • Steven Mnuchin, Who Sat on Sears' Board for Years, Could Impact the Pensions of Thousands of Workers
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    Fortune

    Steven Mnuchin, Who Sat on Sears' Board for Years, Could Impact the Pensions of Thousands of Workers

    Long before he was Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin was a student at Yale University. One of those was Eddie Lampert. Lampert, of course, is the recently departed CEO of Sears Holdings, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday.

  • Canada Greets Legal Cannabis With Lineups and a ‘Wake and Bake’
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    Bloomberg

    Canada Greets Legal Cannabis With Lineups and a ‘Wake and Bake’

    Stores in St. John’s, Newfoundland were the first to sell recreational cannabis, followed by more than 100 outlets and websites opening across the country of 37 million people. “The eyes of the world are on Canada and Canadians should feel very proud, because people have been fighting for decades to make this moment a reality,” said Brendan Kennedy, chief executive officer of Tilray Inc., the largest cannabis company by market value. Canada is the second country in the world to legalize recreational pot nationally after Uruguay.

  • Boeing delivers first 737 Max 8 BBJ and unveils Max 7 luxury interior (Photos)
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    American City Business Journals

    Boeing delivers first 737 Max 8 BBJ and unveils Max 7 luxury interior (Photos)

    Boeing has delivered its very first 737 Max 8 business jet to a paying customer. It's the first of 20 BBJ Max jets that buyers from around the world have ordered from the Chicago-based jetmaker since they went on sale. Boeing spokesman Dmitry Krol declined to identify the buyer of the jet, which is the second of its kind made at Boeing's Renton 737 factory.

  • Oracle (ORCL) Down 1.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
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    Zacks

    Oracle (ORCL) Down 1.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

    A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Oracle (ORCL). Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let's take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers. Oracle Corporation reported mixed first-quarter fiscal 2019 results.

  • Netflix is ditching freeloaders from subscriber forecasts after volatile stock moves
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    MarketWatch

    Netflix is ditching freeloaders from subscriber forecasts after volatile stock moves

    After two consecutive quarters of missing the mark on its own forecasts for subscriber growth, Netflix Inc. hopes to put an end to the big swings in its stock with some changes in its accounting. In kicking off tech’s earnings season Tuesday, Netflix (NFLX) reported better-than-expected subscriber growth in the quarter, leading to an 11% jump in its shares in after-hours trading. Three months ago, Netflix reported weaker-than-expected subscriber growth, sending its stock tumbling around 12% in the next trading day.

  • Two Countries That Stand to Benefit From the Khashoggi Tragedy
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    WSJ

    Two Countries That Stand to Benefit From the Khashoggi Tragedy

    Turkish officials believe journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate. The WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains how Iran and Turkey might benefit from this tragedy. Photo: AP

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Child Will Probably Not Be a Prince or Princess. Here's What the Title Will Be Instead
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    Time

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Child Will Probably Not Be a Prince or Princess. Here's What the Title Will Be Instead

    Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex announced Monday they are expecting their first child and many Brits have responded with the same enthusiasm that met news of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s impending arrivals: Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. “At the time, there were revolutions happening across Europe and many monarchies collapsing,” she says.

  • Analysts Give Philip Morris a ‘Buy’ Rating before Its Q3 Earnings
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    Market Realist

    Analysts Give Philip Morris a ‘Buy’ Rating before Its Q3 Earnings

    Can Philip Morris Outperform Analysts’ Expectations in Q3 2018? Of the 19 analysts that follow Philip Morris International (PM), 52.6% recommend a “buy,” 42.1% recommend a “hold,” and 5.3% recommend a “sell.” On average, analysts have set a price target of $91.69, which represents a potential return of 11.4% from its current stock price of $82.31. Berenberg cut PM’s target price from $85.00 to $84.00 on October 1.

  • Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners?
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    Market Realist

    Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners?

    Analysts’ Views: Is It Time to Look at Gold Miners? The gold miner space This year started on a lukewarm note for gold and gold miners, and things started worsening after April. Gold prices have failed to draw a bid in 2018 despite many market uncertainties

  • Is Wells Fargo & Company a Buy?
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    Motley Fool

    Is Wells Fargo & Company a Buy?

    North America's biggest banks have made for pretty great investments over the past few years. Since the beginning of 2016, Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) have delivered total returns of 72% and 75%, respectively

  • These are the bad things about early retirement that no one talks about
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    MarketWatch

    These are the bad things about early retirement that no one talks about

    For all the glamour of living an early retirement lifestyle, there are plenty of negatives I’ve come to discover since I permanently left my job in 2012. As a result, you’re repeatedly forced to will yourself into action.

  • Sizing Up the 5 Biggest Canadian Marijuana Stocks as the Country's Recreational Market Opens
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    Motley Fool

    Sizing Up the 5 Biggest Canadian Marijuana Stocks as the Country's Recreational Market Opens

    Today is the day that Canada opens the doors to its nationwide legal recreational marijuana market. A game of musical chairs has been played over the last few months, as different marijuana growers moved up and down in the ranking of the largest Canadian marijuana stocks by market cap. Which stocks are at the top as Canada's adult-use recreational market opens?

  • 3 Stocks for Warren Buffett Fans
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    Motley Fool

    3 Stocks for Warren Buffett Fans

    Warren Buffett has no shortage of acolytes, and it's easy to see why. The Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) chief and founder has made thousands of early investors in his conglomerate rich as the parent of businesses like GEICO car insurance and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has posted average annual returns of 20% over the last 50 years, crushing the market. Buffett has never gotten too big for his britches, however.

  • Where Will NVIDIA Be in 5 Years?
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Where Will NVIDIA Be in 5 Years?

    At one time, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) floated under the radar in the technology sector. Its graphics processing units (GPUs) were then niche tech products that appealed mainly to graphic artists and hardcore PC gamers, but that all changed over the last

  • Ken Langone: 'Who the hell in their right frame of mind would be buying bonds now?'
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    Yahoo Finance

    Ken Langone: 'Who the hell in their right frame of mind would be buying bonds now?'

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist Ken Langone, the founder of The Home Depot (HD) and chairman of Invemed Associates, argued that there’s some “big time” structural problems in the market right now. “A big fear to me is who the hell in their right frame of mind would be buying bonds now?

  • Why Dollar Tree, Inc. Stock Popped Today
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Why Dollar Tree, Inc. Stock Popped Today

    Shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) finished higher today on news that activist investor Carl Icahn had taken a stake in the discount retailer. There was little detail in the Post story,  which said that Icahn's plans for Dollar Tree weren't immediately clear. Icahn is familiar with the business, having taken an activist stake in Family Dollar in 2014 and urging it to sell itself.

  • Business
    Reuters

    U.S. Bancorp profit beats on higher interest income, loan growth

    (Adds details on Q3 earnings) Oct 17 (Reuters) - Regional lender U.S. Bancorp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by higher interest income and loan growth. A strong economy has led the U

  • Marijuana Stocks to Watch in October -- and Into 2019
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Marijuana Stocks to Watch in October -- and Into 2019

    Tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada will become the first industrialized county in the world where marijuana is legal for adult recreational use -- and only the second country, along with Uruguay, where such use is legal.  Not only does this open up

  • Netflix bulls are ignoring a very bearish detail in the streaming giant's numbers
    Finance
    Yahoo Finance

    Netflix bulls are ignoring a very bearish detail in the streaming giant's numbers

    With Netflix long ago earning the momentum trade moniker, the last thing traders want is to be negatively surprised on an earnings release. Streaming media beast Netflix reported Tuesday that through the nine months ended Sept. 30 its free cash flow was an astounding $1.7 billion outflow. Free cash flow is defined as cash flow from operations minus capital expenditures.