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RICHARD LUSTIG

RICHARD LUSTIG

Seven-time grand prize lottery winner Richard Lustig talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his book, his multiple jackpots and his tips for increasing your chances of winning. Orlando ...

GEORGE SHELDON

GEORGE SHELDON

Florida attorney general candidate George Sheldon talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about why he’s running for public office, what he sees as the most critical issues facing the ...

MARK BRADLEY

MARK BRADLEY

Mark Bradley, founder and CEO of Players Network (OTCQB: PNTV), talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s branded entertainment network, its on-demand digital channel destinations and its ...

JORDAN KIMMEL

JORDAN KIMMEL

Jordan Kimmel, Chief Investment Officer of Investview, Inc. (OTCBB: INVU) and radio host, talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his investment model, the stock market, state of the ...

CRYSTAL WALKER

CRYSTAL WALKER

Author Crystal Walker talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her book Desperate in DC, her advice for other women and her least favorite time of year in the ...

GARRISON BELLES

GARRISON BELLES

J. Streicher Capital LLC’s Garrison Belles talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his new role as the company’s CEO, his path to Wall Street and his greatest expectation ...

JANINE ELIAS

JANINE ELIAS

Author and coach Janine Elias talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her book Kill Robin Hood and how she is helping people transform their lives as they connect ...

TOMMY CHONG

TOMMY CHONG

Comedy legend Tommy Chong talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his role as spokesperson for Canna-Saver, the “Groupon of marijuana,” the role the company will play in the ...

MICHAEL BECKERMAN

MICHAEL BECKERMAN

Michael Beckerman, founder and CEO of The News Funnel, talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s customizable newsfeeds, his recent acquisition and his popular Second Time Around ...

KEVIN GULL

KEVIN GULL

Wealth Generators President Kevin Gull talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about how his company is pioneering the way for people across all demographics to take control of their ...

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The ISIS ‘Gaffe’ Isn’t Quite What It’s Cracked Up To Be The ISIS ‘Gaffe’ Isn’t Quite What It’s Cracked Up To Be

The following is an excerpt from Steve Benen | September 29, 2014 | msnbc.com | If the White House press briefing today was any indication, much of the media has decided that President Obama has put a new “gaffe” on a tee, inviting critics to swing at it. Are they right? ... Read More

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UK Fracking Firm Accused Of ‘Bribing’ Land and Property Owners UK Fracking Firm Accused Of ‘Bribing’ Land and Property Owners

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | September 29, 2014 | Activists accuse fracking firm Ineos of taking a “bribes and bulldozers” approach to shale gas exploration in the UK, as it offers landlords and communities affected a 6 percent future profit share. In a bid to replicate the industry’s progress ... Read More

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Apple Store Workers Offer Canned Responses To ‘Bendgate’ Questions Apple Store Workers Offer Canned Responses To ‘Bendgate’ Questions

The following is an excerpt from Dylan Love | September 29, 2014 | ibtimes.com | Before they hit the sales floor each day, Apple Store employees huddle up for a session in which a manager reviews news about software updates, new products and apps, and other items about which consumers might be ... Read More

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Stock Market Implying $400 Bln Pimco Asset Loss – Morgan Stanley Stock Market Implying $400 Bln Pimco Asset Loss – Morgan Stanley

The following is an excerpt from Michael Aneiro | September 29, 2014 | Barrons.com | The stock market’s reaction to Bill Gross’s departure from Pimco suggests Pimco funds stand to see $400 billion in outflows, or roughly 20% of its assets under management, while Gross’s new employer Janus Capital (JNS) could ... Read More

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India’s Spacecraft Beams Back First Mars Photos India’s Spacecraft Beams Back First Mars Photos

The following is an excerpt from afp.com | September 25, 2014 | India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the country glowed with pride Thursday after winning Asia's race to the Red Planet. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) uploaded one of the photos ... Read More

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SEC’s Secret $30 Million Whistleblower Case Won’t Improve Corporate Behavior SEC’s Secret $30 Million Whistleblower Case Won’t Improve Corporate Behavior

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Fisher | September 25, 2014 | Forbes.com | This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) captured headlines when it announced it is awarding a record $30 million to a whistleblower for reporting a major fraud. While I applaud the enforcement action, those of ... Read More

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Should Uber and Lyft Keep Passenger Ratings Secret? Should Uber and Lyft Keep Passenger Ratings Secret?

The following is an excerpt from Dara Kerr | September 25, 2014 | news.cnet.com | One evening in New York City in early July, a frequent Uber passenger pulled out her smartphone and e-hailed a car through her Uber app. She was notified a car was on the way. Minutes later, the ... Read More

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Twitter Chief Trolls Iranian President on Twitter Twitter Chief Trolls Iranian President on Twitter

The following is an excerpt from Sam Frizell | September 25, 2014 | Time.com | Twitter CEO Dick Costolo called out Hassan Rouhani over Iran's official Twitter ban Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, has a bone to pick with Iran: you can’t use Twitter there. And on Thursday, Costolo tweeted at Iranian President ... Read More

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U.S. Stocks Hold Their Gains U.S. Stocks Hold Their Gains

The following is an excerpt from Saumya Vaishampayan | September 24, 2014 | WSJ.com | U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, with the Dow rebounding after two sessions of losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 102 points, or 0.6%, to 17158. The S&P 500 index added 10 points, or 0.5%, to 1993 ... Read More

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The Latest iPhone Scandal: “Bendghazi” The Latest iPhone Scandal: “Bendghazi”

The following is an excerpt from Will Oremus | September 24, 2014 | Slate.com | My first complaint after buying the new iPhone 6 Plus was that I couldn’t operate it with one hand. Others griped that it wouldn’t fit in their pockets. This week, some buyers of Apple’s polarizing phablet have ... Read More

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