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Metta World Peace sets record straight on breaking Michael Jordan’s ribs

In his new book No Malice, Metta World Peace recalls breaking Michael Jordan’s ribs during an off-season pickup game. Peace revealed the details to Yahoo Sports and described how despite the injury, Jordan still won the day.

  • Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M
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    Associated Press

    Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

    A federal judge in California ordered a law firm linked to Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million on Tuesday to a lawyer who claimed that the firm had misstated its profits and that he was owed millions. The judgment came after Jason Frank, who used to work at Eagan Avenatti, alleged that that the law firm failed to pay a $4.85 million settlement he had reached in December. Frank had worked at Avenatti's firm under an independent contractor agreement and was supposed to collect 25 percent of the firm's annual profits, along with 20 percent of fees his clients paid, according to court documents.

  • Trumpcare will hurt these people next year
    Politics
    Yahoo Finance

    Trumpcare will hurt these people next year

    President Donald Trump has crowed about dismantling the Affordable Care Act, even as he has failed to repeal it. One group of health-care consumers have had a rough go during the last several years: The 6.7 million Americans who aren’t covered by an employer, who buy insurance on the individual market and who earn too much money to qualify for subsidies under the ACA. Trump wants to help people trim their health-insurance bill, and he has introduced several measures that will help — but only for people who don’t get hurt or sick.

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    MarketWatch

    Why early retirement is all it’s cracked up to be

    Sometimes, the stuff that people say about early retirement (and early retirees) is terrible. It is assumed that early retirement is the end of productive life and that unless we’re swimming in millions in cold hard cash, early retirement will eat us alive. As I said in my one-year early retirement performance review, early retirement is all that it’s cracked up to be.

  • Why Caterpillar can't keep up with a boom in demand
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    Reuters

    Why Caterpillar can't keep up with a boom in demand

    Orders for the mining machines and construction bulldozers made at this sprawling Caterpillar Inc. factory in central Illinois have jumped, in general, three-fold over the past year. Years of watching Caterpillar and other big manufacturers cut inventories, close plants and axe workers in the last downturn has embedded caution in Kirsh's ambition to expand after the surge in orders, reflecting a more fundamental shift in how many industrial businesses view expansions, according to interviews with Caterpillar executives, more than a half-dozen Caterpillar suppliers and U.S. economic data. "I just wasn't sure it was real," said Kirsh, speaking from a windowless office at the front of Kirsh Foundry Inc., in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, which makes metal parts for Caterpillar and other customers.

  • Seadrill Stock Rose 98% in Week 20
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    Market Realist

    Seadrill Stock Rose 98% in Week 20

    Week 20: Offshore Drilling Industry Update Weekly stock performance The offshore drilling industry made headlines last week, especially Seadrill (SDRL), which reached a 52-week high of $0.73 on May 17. The stock rose more than 98% in Week 20 (ended May

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    Benzinga

    Jim Cramer Shares His Thoughts On Altria, Corning And More

    Jim Cramer said on CNBC's "Mad Money Lightning Round" he can no longer recommend Altria Group Inc (NYSE: MO) as a buy. He's concerned about competition from the Juul device. Cramer doesn't like optical fiber and he doesn't want to buy Corning Incorporated

  • Cramer: If you want bigger gains, buy stocks that are sel...
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    CNBC Videos

    Cramer: If you want bigger gains, buy stocks that are sel...

    Jim Cramer uses Amazon's stock to explain why buying broken stocks can boost investors' earnings.

  • Business
    Benzinga

    Celgene Wins One Bull, Loses Another On Revlimid Potential

    Bernstein analyst Aaron Gal upgraded Celgene from Market-Perform to Outperform and cut the price target from $121 to $102. By Bernstein’s assessment, Celgene’s current discounted cash flow reflects the worst possible outcome for the Revlimid trial — a result that could push the launch to April 2020. Toung is less optimistic about Revlimid’s legal issues, which could increase share volatility with an adverse ruling.

  • Why Geron Corporation Stock Is Heating Up
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    Motley Fool

    Why Geron Corporation Stock Is Heating Up

    Shares of the clinical-stage biotech Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) are up by double digits for the second day in a row on no apparent news. Congress passed a so-called "right-to-try" bill today, which could clear the way for terminally ill patients to experiment with the company's first-in-class telomerase inhibitor imetelstat as a drug of last resort.

  • Finance
    TheStreet.com

    General Electric's Stock Price Is at a Crossroads

    The GE mess continues. Most of you know that I fought a long battle with a net long equity position with General Electric for most of 2017 into 2018. It took every skill I had, and as well as some out-sized risk taking ( I got run over twice) just

  • Cowen’s Price Target for Nvidia Corporation Isn’t So Crazy
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    InvestorPlace

    Cowen’s Price Target for Nvidia Corporation Isn’t So Crazy

    With nothing more than a quick glance at the headlines, one might conclude it’s just another case of the analyst community playing a game of “chicken,” with NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) serving as the proverbial guinea pig. Who’s willing to set the highest target price for NVDA stock. Cowen analyst Matthew Ramsay is the current leader of that contest, by the way, raising his target to $325 per share last week.

  • Mike Huckabee on Obamas' Netflix deal: An extensive series of fiction
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    Fox Business Videos

    Mike Huckabee on Obamas' Netflix deal: An extensive series of fiction

    Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, (R-Ark.), on the left claiming America's democracy is under threat and Netflix' deal with former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama.

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    Reuters

    Merck's cancer drug Keytruda notches another trial success

    Merck & Co said on Wednesday its drug Keytruda helped patients with a certain type of lung cancer live longer and prevented the disease from spreading, helping to solidify its position in the lucrative cancer market. Keytruda, already approved for other types of cancer, is being studied in a late-stage trial as a first-line treatment, in combination with chemotherapy, for metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (sNSCLC) patients. Merck said the combination therapy met its main trial goals when compared to patients who were on chemotherapy alone, according to an interim analysis.

  • More American Airlines frontline staff criticize Boeing 737 MAX
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    American City Business Journals

    More American Airlines frontline staff criticize Boeing 737 MAX

    American Airlines’ rollout of the Boeing 737 MAX is generating a lot of discontent among AA employees as more and more pilots and flight attendants get their first experience flying the aircraft. The MAX is the same size as the Boeing 737-800, of which AA has several hundred, but the MAX has a more fuel-efficient engine. The MAXs now coming online seat 172 people, as opposed to 160 people in the 737-800s now in AA’s fleet. A large number of those 737-800s are about to reconfigured to match the cabin configuration of the MAX, however.  And that increasingly has AA employees on the frontline concerned about what’s coming as part of Project Oasis, which the reconfiguration of the 737-800s has been dubbed.

  • Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises
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    Associated Press

    Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Responding to teacher walkouts across the country, congressional Democrats on Tuesday proposed raising teachers' salaries by canceling the tax cut for the nation's top 1 percent of earners. The Republican-controlled Congress was unlikely to support the idea of giving states and school districts $50 billion over a decade to fund the teacher raises at the expense of dismantling the hard-won tax bill. At a congressional hearing Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos agreed that teachers are underpaid, but offered few concrete suggestions to boost their income.

  • Frontier Is Talking With Bondholders After Failed Asset Auction
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    Bloomberg

    Frontier Is Talking With Bondholders After Failed Asset Auction

    Frontier Communications Corp. and its bondholders are back at the negotiating table after the debt-laden telephone service company’s asset auction failed to generate an acceptable price, people with knowledge of the matter said. The company, which serves small towns and midsize cities, received multiple bids for landline assets in Florida this month but decided not to sell because none of the offers were high enough, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private. Struggling under a debt load that’s more than 23 times the size of its market capitalization, Frontier has been considering a sale of landline assets in California, Florida and Texas since at least February.

  • Salesforce unveils new offices in San Francisco's tallest building, Salesforce Tower
    Finance
    American City Business Journals

    Salesforce unveils new offices in San Francisco's tallest building, Salesforce Tower

    Now that Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has had few months to settle in its new offices in Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, executives decided it was time to fete the building. The enterprise software maker moved the first 600 workers into the $1 billion tower, the tallest building in San Francisco, starting in January. The move marked a major milestone in the evolution of San Francisco’s Transbay district.

  • 3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now
    Business
    Motley Fool

    3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now

    Warren Buffett has proven himself time and again to be one of the greatest investors of all time. And even at 87 years of age, he continues to prove his chops. Considering that his simple approach -- buying great companies at fair prices, then holding

  • We Are Gathered Here Today to Enjoy Some Memes About Meghan Markle's Veil
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    Time

    We Are Gathered Here Today to Enjoy Some Memes About Meghan Markle's Veil

    Meghan Markle’s 16.5 foot long veil made a bunch of people think of unnecessarily long CVS receipts. On Saturday, the world cleared a path to give Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her veil the room to ascend the steps of St. George’s Chapel at the 2018 royal wedding. In fact, meticulous workers had to wash their hands every half hour to keep it looking immaculate, according to Kensington Palace.

  • Business
    CNBC

    Why JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon puts work ‘literally last’ on his priority list

    JPMorgan Chase JPM CEO Jamie Dimon is the chairperson of one of the world's most valuable banks. "I've always said family first, country second, JPMorgan literally last," says the 62-year-old father of three. Within four years, Dimon managed to turn the company around and sell it to JPMorgan Chase in 2004 for $58 billion .

  • Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast – BTC Prices Continue Consolidation
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    FX Empire

    Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast – BTC Prices Continue Consolidation

    The BTC prices continued on their quiet consolidation and ranging over the last 24 hours as there was not much fundamentals or economic data to rock the crypto market as such. Why Bitcoin Cash is Better than Bitcoin? How to Short Bitcoin?

  • The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home
    Technology
    Quartz

    The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home

    When the Apple Watch launched in 2015, it wasn’t exactly clear who, or what, it was for. You might’ve noticed that the person who took your order at the bar, brought you the shoes you wanted to try on, or perhaps even patted you down at the airport security line, is sporting an Apple Watch, which starts at $329 for the newest Series 3 watch. Quartz spoke with airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners, and (very politely) TSA employees who all said the same thing: The Apple Watch keeps them in touch when they can’t be on their phones at work.

  • Trump Eliminates Federal Auto Lending Anti-discrimination Guidelines
    Politics
    Yahoo View

    Trump Eliminates Federal Auto Lending Anti-discrimination Guidelines

    Research shows auto lenders often charge black and Hispanic customers higher interest rates than white customers with similar credit profiles.

  • Business
    Reuters

    Weatherford mulls sale of larger business in bid to pay down debt

    Oilfield service company Weatherford International Plc may have to sell one of its larger businesses next year to pay down its sizeable debt, Chief Executive Officer Mark McCollum said on Tuesday. Last December, Weatherford sold its U.S. fracking equipment business to rival Schlumberger and currently has several other businesses up for sale. Weatherford was hit hard by the 2014 downturn in oil prices and has not posted a quarterly profit since September 2014.

  • BP to cut 3 percent of upstream jobs by year-end
    Business
    Reuters

    BP to cut 3 percent of upstream jobs by year-end

    The 110-year old company is undergoing its fastest growth in recent history with new oil and gas fields from Egypt and Oman to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, riding a tide of higher oil prices following the 2014 downturn.