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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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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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US Army Withheld Promise From Germany That Ebola Virus Wouldn’t Be Weaponized US Army Withheld Promise From Germany That Ebola Virus Wouldn’t Be Weaponized

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | October 20, 2014 | The United States has withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus - among other related diseases - would not be weaponized in the event of Germany exporting it to the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases. German MFA Deputy Head of Division for Export Control Markus Klinger provided a paper to the US consulate's Economics Office (Econoff), "seeking additional assurances related to a proposed export of extremely dangerous ... Read More

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Could a Microsoft Smartwatch Succeed? Could a Microsoft Smartwatch Succeed?

The following is an excerpt from Wayne Williams | October 20, 2014 | Betanews.com | According to Forbes, Microsoft is preparing to launch a smartwatch in the coming weeks. Forbes says the device will "passively track a wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms". So the good news is it won’t be tied to Windows Phone which only has a tiny 2.5 percent share of the mobile market. A device that isn’t tied to the one platform is a very ... Read More

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The Search For The Next Barack Obama Is On The Search For The Next Barack Obama Is On

The following is an excerpt from Alex Seitz-Wald | October 20, 2014 | msnbc.com | The hunt for the next Barack Obama is off to a slow start. Just months away from when presidential wannabees typically announce their candidacy, Elizabeth Warren made her first trip to the critical primary state of Iowa on Sunday and hit it out of the park. But she says she’s not running for president, leaving no obvious progressive superstar to challenge Hillary Clinton from the left for ... Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earnings Beat Expectations With Strong iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sales Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earnings Beat Expectations With Strong iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sales

The following is an excerpt from Luke Villapaz | October 20, 2014 | ibtimes.com | Apple Inc. beat Wall St.’s expectations on Monday on strong early sales of the new iPhone 6, but weak sales of the iPad showed just how much the company is depending on new models to revive sales. Apple's quarter, which ended Sept. 30, includes the 10 days of iPhone 6 sales but does not include sales of new iPads, which were unveiled last week. The company posted ... Read More

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The Wealth of the Land and the Power of the People The Wealth of the Land and the Power of the People

The following is an excerpt from Willie Nelson | October 16, 2014 | Huffingtonpost.com | Last month at Farm Aid 2014, I was lucky to meet Phillip Barker, a Black farmer who, like many minority farmers, lost much of his farmland as a result of discriminatory lending practices by banks and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Today, Phillip and his wife Dorathy farm the 20 acres they were able to hold on to in Oxford, North Carolina. Their farm is one ... Read More

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Oil Prices Rebound, Along With Stocks Oil Prices Rebound, Along With Stocks

The following is an excerpt from Babara Kollmeyer | October 17, 2014 | Marketwatch.com | Oil prices surged Friday, moving in step with stock futures and European stock markets, which also climbed after a volatile week of trading. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in November CLX4, +0.54% jumped $1.05, or 1.3%, to $83.75 a barrel in the Globex electronic session. December Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange LCOZ4, +0.34% jumped 91 cents, or 1%, to ... Read More

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How Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties How Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties

The following is an excerpt from JIM RUTENBERG | October 17, 2014 | Nytimes.com | In August, Tom Steyer and seven campaign advisers sat in a small conference room in Coral Gables, Fla., trying to figure out how to save the world. Steyer, who is 57, has a fortune of roughly $1.5 billion, and his advisers were among the most talented political operatives in the United States. Steyer is especially concerned about climate change, and his immediate goal, the object of discussion ... Read More

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Apple Creates an iMac Screen So Sharp There’s Almost Nothing to Watch on It Apple Creates an iMac Screen So Sharp There’s Almost Nothing to Watch on It

The following is an excerpt from Mark Milian | October 17, 2014 | Bloomberg.com | Apple just released an insanely high-resolution screen with a computer inside of it. Here are the highlights of what you can do with the new iMac, according to Phil Schiller, the company's head of marketing: edit video and photos, read magazines ... um, look at the pretty app icons. "There has never been a display to show off that great new user interface as beautiful as this ... Read More

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