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ELIZABETH MACDONALD

ELIZABETH MACDONALD

FOX Business Network’s Elizabeth MacDonald talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her love of breaking news, her dedication to reporting the truth and her new book about a lesser-known yet significant heroine in the age of Joan of Arc. Wall Street was on pins and needles following last week’s ...

TOM RENNA

TOM RENNA

Tom Renna, founder of Equities Research, talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about why he’s a big believer in crowdfunding, how Title III will open the door for everyday individuals to get involved in investment opportunities previously reserved for the wealthy and why he’s still bullish on America. Tom Renna ...

JOHN MORGAN

JOHN MORGAN

Orlando attorney John Morgan talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about giving to those who are less fortunate,why he’s fighting for Florida’s proposed Amendment 2 and what he considers his “best day.” If you live in Florida and hear the catchphrase “For the People,” chances are, you can instantly ...

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 Florida’s Richard Lustig is the world’s only seven-time lottery game grand prize winner and the author of Learn How to ...

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 state and, if elected, what his first order of business will be. During his 40-year career in politics and public ...

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 foray into the medical marijuana industry. A visionary is defined as someone who not only has the instinct to see beyond ...

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 economy, and what he thinks about over-hyped IPOs. Jordan Kimmel has been a money manager for 25 years and has worked ...

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 nation’s capital. Cherie Morris is half the writing duo known by the pen names of Crystal Walker (Morris) and Phoebe Thompson ...

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 in the markets right now. Garrison Belles has been active in the financial services, brokerage, mutual fund, capital markets and asset ...

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 with the true meaning of wealth. Janine Elias is a relationship expert who has been teaching, motivating, coaching and guiding businesses ...

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Strong North America Sales Boost General Motors Profit Above Expectations Strong North America Sales Boost General Motors Profit Above Expectations

The following is an excerpt from Maggie McGarth | October 23, 2014 | Forbes.com | Customers in North America clamored for General Motors’ trucks and SUVs in recent months, and this strong demand proved to be a boon to the automaker’s bottom line: the company reported stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings results Thursday morning, beating the Wall Street consensus and sending the stock for an early-morning gain. GM reported $39.3 billion in third quarter revenue, up from $39 billion reported for the prior-year-period ... Read More

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Facebook Launches Anonymous Chat App Called ‘Rooms’ Facebook Launches Anonymous Chat App Called ‘Rooms’

The following is an excerpt from Jack Linshi | October 23, 2014 | Time.com | The app allows people to form invite-only chat rooms based on common interests Facebook launched Thursday an anonymous chat room app called Rooms, the latest creation to emerge from the company’s initiative to design more apps connecting people in different ways. The free app, now available in the App Store, allows users to create chat rooms for shared interests, from makeup mastery to city gardens, according to the ... Read More

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Oldest DNA Ever Found Sheds Light On Humans’ Global Trek Oldest DNA Ever Found Sheds Light On Humans’ Global Trek

The following is an excerpt from afp.com | October 22, 2014 | Scientists said Wednesday they had unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonisation of the planet. A femur found by chance on the banks of a west Siberian river in 2008 is that of a man who died around 45,000 years ago, they said. Teased out of collagen in the ancient bone, the genome contains traces from Neanderthals -- ... Read More

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Microsoft To Kill Its Free Xbox Music Streaming Service Microsoft To Kill Its Free Xbox Music Streaming Service

The following is an excerpt from Lance Whitney | October 23, 2014 | cnet.com | Microsoft will pull the plug on the free version of its Xbox Music streaming service on December 1. After that, Microsoft will offer only its $10-a-month Xbox Music Pass, which serves up unlimited, ad-free music streaming. The no-cost, ad-supported version, which has about five weeks of life left, offers unlimited music streaming for six months and then caps you at 10 hours per month. In a support page quietly ... Read More

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iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Needs to Work Harder iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Needs to Work Harder

The following is an excerpt from Joanna Stern | October 21, 2014 | WSJ.com | It Has a Quality Screen and Build but It Needs to Go Beyond One-App-at-a-Time Functionality When Steve Jobs plopped down on the couch, minutes after showing off the iPad for the first time, he said, “It’s so much more intimate than a laptop and so much more capable than a smartphone.” Four years later, as I watch the YouTube video of the iPad’s debut keynote on the incredibly thin ... Read More

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In U.S. Ebola Response, Increasing Pressure For Visa Restrictions In U.S. Ebola Response, Increasing Pressure For Visa Restrictions

The following is an excerpt from Rebecca Kaplan | October 22, 2014 | CBSNews.com | With the threat of the Ebola virus still causing widespread concern for Americans, the Obama administration is coming under increasing pressure to implement at least some travel restrictions for people traveling to the U.S. from West Africa. Health officials largely reject an all-out travel ban, partially out of concern that it might hinder doctors, nurses and other aid workers traveling to the region. One possible compromise might be ... Read More

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Wearable Tech To Hack Your Brain Wearable Tech To Hack Your Brain

The following is an excerpt from Heather Kelly | October 22, 2014 | CNN.com | (CNN) -- The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down. Brain stimulation is a very real but still unproven area of technology for tinkering with the human brain. For decades, scientists have experimented with sending electrical currents through subjects' skulls to their ... Read More

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Are You Talented Enough to Be a CEO? Are You Talented Enough to Be a CEO?

The following is an excerpt from Dorie Clark | October 17, 2014 | Slate.com | Many professionals aspire to be the future CEO of their company. Achieving such a lofty position takes the culmination of years of hard work and gives you a chance to make a dramatic impact in your industry, potentially around the world. The funnel narrows sharply, however, as you approach the C-suite, with far more contenders than open slots. Are you really talented enough to take the ... Read More

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NY Fed spotted JPMorgan ‘Whale’ risks four years before scandal: report NY Fed spotted JPMorgan ‘Whale’ risks four years before scandal: report

The following is an excerpt from Reuters.com | October 21, 2014 | (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve knew about risks J.P. Morgan faced from certain credit derivative exposure as early as 2008, but failed to act properly to head them off, the central bank's inspector general said on Tuesday. The Fed's Office of Inspector General said one of the key flaws it uncovered in its probe of the so-called London Whale case was the New York Fed's over-reliance on certain ... Read More

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Home> Technology How Google’s New Nexus 6 Smartphone Compares to Apple, Samsung’s Products Home> Technology How Google’s New Nexus 6 Smartphone Compares to Apple, Samsung’s Products

The following is an excerpt from ALYSSA NEWCOMB | October 15, 2014 | abcnews.go.com | If size matters, it's fair to say that Google has one-upped Apple and Samsung when it comes to smartphones. The company unveiled its new Nexus 6 smartphone today, built in partnership with Motorola. The Android device is equipped with the latest version of the operating system, which Google code named "Lollipop." It's now a game of big, bigger and biggest in the smartphone market. Which gigantic one is right ... Read More

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