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FOX Business Network Host Jamie Colby

FOX Business Network Host Jamie Colby

FOX Business Network host Jamie Colby talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her new primetime TV show, her career and why she considers herself a “happyholic.” Jamie Colby’s journey to broadcast journalism was a little atypical. After practicing entertainment law in California for 10 years, she moved to New ...

Willard “Will” G. McAndrew III, chief operating officer and director of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc

Willard “Will” G. McAndrew III, chief operating officer and director of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc

Willard “Will” G. McAndrew III, chief operating officer and director of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about the company’s oil projects in three states and why he believes it has an opportunity to make oil and gas history in Texas. Will McAndrew grew up in ...

How to Protect Yourself from Potential Risks

How to Protect Yourself from Potential Risks

Securities Attorney Russell Weigel talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his new book, Capital For Keeps, and why it’s so important for people raising capital to know how to protect themselves from potential risks. Russell Weigel has spent nearly a quarter of a century litigating securities cases and counseling ...

Fox News: The House That Rupert Built

Fox News: The House That Rupert Built

Fox News presents a variety of programming, 24 hours a day, with up to 15 hours of live broadcasting, in addition to programming and content for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Most programs are broadcast from Fox News headquarters in New York City, in its streetside studio on Sixth Avenue in the ...

Fox News Channel’s Anna Kooiman

Fox News Channel’s Anna Kooiman

Fox News Channel’s Anna Kooiman talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about the New Year’s Eve program she is co-hosting, the most memorable news stories she has covered and what it was like to run the Boston Marathon this year. Anna Kooiman joined the Fox News Channel in 2011 as ...

Fox News: The House That Rupert Built

Fox News: The House That Rupert Built

Fox News Channel, known by most as Fox News, is a cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of August of last year, some 97,186,000 American households received the Fox News Channel. The channel, which broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York ...

PRENTISS EARL III

PRENTISS EARL III

The Kauffman Foundation’s Prentiss Earl III talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about the organization’s 1 Million Cups program. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that aims to foster economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion ...

KRIS “TANTO” PARONTO

KRIS “TANTO” PARONTO

Kris Paronto talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about what really happened in Benghazi, why he’s optimistic about the case being reopened and how he hopes history will remember the attacks. Kris Paronto, or “Tanto” as he is known in the world of security contracting, is one of five surviving ...

DR. CHRISTOPHER MISSLING

DR. CHRISTOPHER MISSLING

 Christopher Missling, Ph.D., CEO and President of Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (OTCQB: AVXL), talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s portfolio of drug development pipelines for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other central nervous system diseases. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of neurological disorder that ...

NANCY LIEBERMAN

NANCY LIEBERMAN

Two-time Olympian and Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her love of the game, her career on and off the court and her latest book. Nancy Lieberman is one of the most decorated female athletes of all time. She has made significant contributions ...

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The Social Media Threats To Watch For In 2015 The Social Media Threats To Watch For In 2015

The following is an excerpt from Ian Barker | January 23, 2015 | Betanews.com | The increased popularity of social media, for business as well as personal use, has opened up a new avenue of attack for cyber criminals. Risk management company ZeroFOX has produced a list of the top social media attacks to look out for this year. These include impersonations of businesses and executives using fake accounts. These can be used to send phishing messages, launch social engineering attacks or ... Read More

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OPEC’s Badri Says Oil May Have Hit Floor, Warns Of Future Spike OPEC’s Badri Says Oil May Have Hit Floor, Warns Of Future Spike

The following is an excerpt from Reuters | Janaury 26, 2015 | ibtimes.com | LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices at current levels may have reached a floor and could move higher very soon, OPEC's secretary-general said on Monday, his first public comment that oil's second-biggest decline on record may have run its course. Abdulla al-Badri also warned of a risk of a future price spike to $200 a barrel if investment in new supply capacity is too low. "Now the prices are around ... Read More

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Netanyahu Defends US Trip Amid Criticism Netanyahu Defends US Trip Amid Criticism

The following is an excerpt from Anna Brand | January 25, 2015 | msnbc.com | Amid mounting criticism, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his upcoming visit to the U.S. just weeks before Israelis go to the polls to decide whether to give him another term. On March 3, the hawkish Israeli leader is set to address the U.S. Congress, speaking on behalf of his State to make the case against negotiating an Iranian nuclear deal. On Sunday, he said ”As prime minister ... Read More

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Millions Of GMO Mosquitoes May Be Released In Florida Neighborhood Millions Of GMO Mosquitoes May Be Released In Florida Neighborhood

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | January 26, 2015 | Pointing to climate change and the rise of tropical diseases, British researchers hope to sell their idea of releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. Almost 140,000 people have signed a petition against the plan. For many years, the neighborhoods of the Florida Keys have been sprayed with insecticides to ward off a host of bugs, including perhaps the mother of all pests, the mosquito. Over time, however, ... Read More

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Silicon Valley’s Best Are Getting Paid Like Hollywood Stars Silicon Valley’s Best Are Getting Paid Like Hollywood Stars

The following is an excerpt from Jennifer Booton | January 23, 2015 | marketwatch.com | NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — With Apple Inc. paying its developers the equivalent of the total U.S. box office receipts from last year, CEO Tim Cook doubling his annual pay, and venture capitalists pulling in record returns, 2014 was a banner year for Silicon Valley compensation. We aren’t taking anything away from celebrity fame. Young boys and girls will undoubtedly care more about Brangelina, Jennifer Aniston’s pregnancy status and ... Read More

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Argentine President Fuels Conspiracy Culture Argentine President Fuels Conspiracy Culture

The following is an excerpt from Charlie Devereux | January 23, 2015 | Bloomberg.com | Here’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s theory on the life and death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman: He was manipulated by powerful people who fed him false information, then killed him and made it look like suicide, with just enough doubt for blame to fall on the government. Fernandez is helping fuel conspiracy theories around the death of Nisman, who was found with a bullet to the head ... Read More

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Sharing Prosperity in the Age of Information Sharing Prosperity in the Age of Information

The following is an excerpt from Bijan R. Kian & Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | January 23, 2015 | Huffingtonpost.com | The accelerating pace of revolutionary advances in information technology and artificial intelligence are rendering obsolete established protocols for measuring economic growth and regulating economic activity, while exacerbating the vast gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The technology encased in a typical cell phone today would have occupied a warehouse only a few years ago. We are embarked upon ... Read More

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In Prelude to 2016, Anti-Clinton Groups Are Just Beginning In Prelude to 2016, Anti-Clinton Groups Are Just Beginning

The following is an excerpt from AMY CHOZICK | January 23, 2015 | Nytimes.com | First, she was called the bra-burning feminist with a degree from Wellesley. Then, she was the aggressively political spouse from Arkansas who plotted behind closed doors. Today, she is the millionaire elitist who socializes in New York and the Hamptons. Few modern political figures inspire the animus that Hillary Rodham Clinton generates, and the cottage industry that opposes her never really goes out of business. But as Mrs. ... Read More

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Microsoft To Deliver Free Upgrades To Windows 10 Microsoft To Deliver Free Upgrades To Windows 10

The following is an excerpt from Donna Tam and Nick Statt | January 21, 2015 | cnet.com | Microsoft will offer free upgrades to Windows 10 -- the next version of its operating system -- first for Windows 8.1 users and then for Windows 7 users, the company announced Wednesday. In the first year the software is available, the company will upgrade any devices running Windows 8 to Windows 10 for free, according to Terry Myerson, Microsoft's executive vice president of operating ... Read More

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EBay Announces Plans To Shed Jobs, Units In Q4 Earnings Report EBay Announces Plans To Shed Jobs, Units In Q4 Earnings Report

The following is an excerpt from Samantha Sharf | January 21, 2015 | Forbes.com | eBay is shedding both people and units in an effort to “compete and win,” the digital auctioneer and (for now) payments provider announced Wednesday. The news came in an earnings report that met Wall Street expectations and sent the stock higher. eBay EBAY -0.6% reported $4.9 billion in fourth quarter revenue, up 9% from the same period last year. Net income came in at $936 million, up 10%. ... Read More

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