Listen to Preston’s podcast about studying billionaires here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-investors-podcast/id928933489 Oprah Winfrey is a media proprietor, highly acclaimed talk show host, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and actress. According to Forbes, the “Oprah Empire” is currently worth $2.9 billion. She is widely known for her talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” which had been hailed as the highest rated
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Not all blue-chip companies are the same. Some are better positioned for the future, either through diversification, their competitive position or because they happen to operate in a sector that is on the cutting edge of where society is headed. While most blue-chip companies are well-run and established businesses, not all of them will continue
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Rendering of a United Launch Alliance’ Atlas V rocket carrying Amazon satellites. ULA/Amazon Amazon is preparing to send its first Project Kuiper internet satellites into orbit, with Jeff Bezos‘ company announcing on Monday that it signed a contract with United Launch Alliance for nine launches. ULA, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, will
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Gold and silver miners in North America will start reporting their first-quarter earnings reports the week of April 26. Gold stocks have been tracking the gold price, which means the economic recovery has weighed on their performance. Source: allstars / Shutterstock.com In a recent note, RBC Capital Markets analyst Josh Wolfson and his team outlined what
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Peloton (PTON) – Peloton is calling a new advisory from the Consumer Product Safety Commission “inaccurate and misleading,” saying its treadmills are safe when safety recommendations are followed. The CPSC said that consumers with young children or pets should stop using the treadmills
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Mutual funds have become an incredibly popular option for a wide variety of investors. This is primarily due to the automatic diversification they offer, as well as the advantages of professional management, liquidity, and customizability. Key Takeaways Mutual funds are popular in part because they offer investors the opportunity to diversify, and therefore spread out
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Ryan McQueeney discusses why he is playing it safe in the Income Investor portfolio with his two latest additions: MPLX LP (MPLX) and Dominion Energy (D). On top of their strong dividends, what makes these stocks a smart play right now Dominion Energy: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/D?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID MPLX: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/MPLX?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter:
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Chesnot | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  UnitedHealth – Shares of health care giant jumped more than 3% after results topped the Street’s forecasts. Its adjusted earnings came in at $5.31 per share, exceeding the $4.39 per share expected by analysts, according to FactSet. UnitedHealth also raised its earnings
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