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2:17 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Livability
The top 10 college towns in the U.S. in 2019 Go to school and stay for good—these towns have it allFrom academics to job opportunities to fun things to do, these college towns come out on top.
6:12 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Catey Hill
‘To hell with it’: She ditched Canada at 56 for Belize, where a couple can get ‘everything you could imagine’ for under $50,000 a year She moved to a beautiful, laid-back island in 2013 — and now, for a surprising reason, she’s returning to North AmericaShe moved to a beautiful, laid-back island in Belize in 2013. Here’s the surprising reason she’s returning to North America.
6:34 a.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - By Anne Machalinksi
Southern California’s Case Study Homes Reimagined Modern Living, and Remain Relevant Today“They introduced us to a better way of living,” one expert says
6:24 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
‘Abominable’ expected to lead weekend box office as first animated film of fall season ‘Downton Abbey’ expected to take second place, while Renée Zellweger’s ‘Judy’ biopic expected to make Top 10he weekend box office is expected to be dominated by “Abominable,” the first animated film of the fall season, that is expected to topple last weekend’s leader Downton Abbey, according to forecasts.
3:20 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 - By Catey Hill
I’m 66, worth $1 million and want a fun U.S. city with nice weather — where should I retire? Email chill@marketwatch.com if you’d like personalized suggestions on where to retire. Wondering where to spend your golden years? We have some ideas for you.
3:41 a.m. Sept. 26, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
Conagra shares jump 6.5% premarket as profit beat offsets sales missConagra Brands Inc. shares rose 6.5% in premarket trade Thursday, after the Chicago-based company topped profit estimates for its fiscal first quarter and reaffirmed guidance, offsetting a sales miss. The owner of food brands including Birds Eye, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim and others, said it had net income of $173.8 million, or 36 cents a share, in the quarter to Aug. 25, down from income of $178.2 million, or 45 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Adjusted per-share earnings came to 43 cents, ahead of the 39 cents FactSet consensus. Sales rose to $2.39 billion from $1.83 billion, below the $2.48 billion FactSet consensus. "While our Foodservice and International businesses experienced unplanned softness on the top line this quarter, they outperformed our operating profit and margin expectations," Chief Executive Sean Connolly said in a statement. "We believe the first quarter net sales issues in these segments were discrete and are now largely behind us." The company said it's sticking with its fiscal 2020 guidance and expects sales to grow 13.5% to 14.0% and adjusted EPS of $2.08 to $2.18. Shares have gained 40% in 2019, while the S&P 500 has gained 19%.
12:48 p.m. Sept. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Video game companies make big climate promises at UN Companies like PlayStation and Xbox promised to increase their efforts to fight climate change and to get their users involvedCompanies like PlayStation and Xbox promised to increase their efforts to fight climate change and to get their users involved.
10:00 a.m. Sept. 22, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Designers Behind Badgley Mischka on Their Favorite Things at Home Among their favorite things are portraits of their horses, a desk set they designed, and a very impressive pool
6:01 a.m. Sept. 20, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Fed rates cuts are a mistake, says Oaktree’s billionaire co-chairman Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Oaktree Capital’s billionaire co-chairman Howard Marks says the economy doesn’t really need rate cuts the Fed’s been doling out.
10:02 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Sarah Toy
Everything coming to Netflix in September — and what’s leaving Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ drops on Sept. 27Netflix Inc. is ushering in the fall with plenty of screen favorites and binge-friendly originals.
8:47 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Citi says gold prices may top $2,000 an ounceAnalysts at Citi say gold prices will “trade stronger for longer” and see them possibly topping $2,000 an ounce and posting new highs in the next year or two.
2:41 a.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Ligand Pharmaceuticals approves new $500 million stock buyback programLigand Pharmaceuticals Inc. disclosed Thursday that a new program to repurchase up to $500 million worth of stock over the next three years was approved by the company's board. Based on Wednesday's stock closing price of $91.80, the biopharmaceutical company could buy back up to 5.45 million shares, or 28.6% of the shares outstanding as of Aug. 7. The company said its previous $350 million stock repurchase program was terminated after it had bought back 2.97 million shares for about $350 million. Separately, Ligand disclosed that it had entered into a commercial platform license agreement with Hong Kong-based Kira Pharmaceuticals, which is focused on treatments for immunological diseases and cancer immunotherapy, in which Kira will be able to use OmniAb platform rodents and birds to discover fully human mono- and bispecific antibodies. Ligand will be eligible to receive milestone payments and tiered royalties for each product delivering an OmniAb antibody. The stock, which was still inactive in premarket trading, has slumped 32.4% year to date while the S&P 500 has gained 19.7%.
2:55 p.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Rethinking ‘Candy Crush’: Mobile Gaming’s Big Promise King’s smartphone game is still alive and generating profits. Here’s how to play the mobile-game stocks.
12:38 p.m. Sept. 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Disney is dominant, but overall summer box-office sales slip 2% Disney’s $2.2 billion summer haul is more than all other studios combinedNever before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the season, which came to a close Sunday with the Gerard Butler action thriller “Angel Has Fallen” topping the box office for the second weekend.
10:22 a.m. Aug. 25, 2019 - Associated Press
‘Angel Has Fallen’ tops box office in quiet weekend Comedies ‘Good Boys, ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ do well“Angel Has Fallen” easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer.
1:20 p.m. Aug. 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Overachieving ‘Good Boys’ becomes first R-rated comedy to top box office since 2016 Good week for Universal as raunchy comedy topples ‘Hobbs & Shaw’The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale “Good Boys,” about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.
7:00 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By John ESI Money
5 money-saving tips people hate Make a few changes and you’ll be rewarded when it’s time for retirementMake a few changes and you’ll be rewarded when it’s time for retirement
5:47 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Forget the yield curve, here’s who will prevent the U.S. from entering a recession Critical information for the U.S. trading day Investors and markets need to stop obsessing about the inverted yield curve and its power to predict a recession, says our call of the day from economist Bernard Baumohl.
3:18 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Tonya Garcia
Bill Maher, PETA will raise concerns at Canada Goose’s annual meeting PETA owns 230 shares of Canada Goose stockPETA said Wednesday that it will bring Bill Maher to protest Canada Goose’s sourcing of fur and feathers at the company’s annual meeting.
12:08 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Airbus jet makes emergency landing in Russia after colliding with birds 23 injured in Russian plane’s emergency landingThe Ural Airlines A321 carrying 226 passengers and a crew of seven collided with a flock of birds while taking off Thursday from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport.
9:42 a.m. Aug. 10, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Drinking coffee before bed won’t wreck your sleep — but this will New research finds that consuming caffeine isn’t as bad as these other go-to substances.New research finds that consuming caffeine isn’t as bad as these other go-to substances.
12:22 p.m. Aug. 3, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Trump threat to raise Chinese tariffs putting pressure on Fed to cut interest rates again The Fed says it’s independent, but it’s not acting like it President Trump has been agitating for the Federal Reserve to push interest rates even lower. His latest gambit to extend tariffs to all Chinese imports might just do the trick.
7:59 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
This is how much time a day the $3 million ‘Fortnite’ winner spends playing the game The World Health Organization has labeled excessive gaming a disorderThe World Health Organization has labeled excessive gaming a disorder.
9:50 a.m. Aug. 2, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
September rate cut ‘fully priced’, with Trump tariff tweets seen pushing Fed to take more action Expectations for a quarter point cut stand at 98%Investors all but expect another rate cut at the Federal Reserve’s September meeting after President Donald Trump stoked global growth worries by escalating trade tensions with China.
6:40 a.m. Aug. 1, 2019 - By Beckie Strum
Olivia Newton-John’s Longtime Australian Farm Finds a BuyerThe “Grease” star has shopped the property around for offers north of A$5 million
1:12 p.m. July 22, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rose 18 Points Ahead of Major Earnings and Big-Time Economic Data All three major indexes closed with gains on Monday at the beginning of a busy week. About a third of S&P 500 companies report second-quarter earnings this week, including United Technologies, Snap, Coca-Cola, and Chipotle Mexican Grill on Tuesday.
12:37 p.m. July 19, 2019 - By Brent Crane
Great Escapes: The Laconic, Buzzing Energy of CartagenaFrom its historic Old City to its mouth-watering ceviche, the Colombian city has developed a global appeal
4:36 a.m. July 17, 2019 - By Tonya Garcia
As Beyond Meat soars, Conagra sees $30 billion opportunity in Gardein plant-based meat alternatives Conagra says Q4 was hurt by rising costs for steel cans used by the Hunt’s and Chef Boyardee brandsConagra sees a multibillion-dollar opportunity in the Gardein brand, which it acquired in the 2018 Pinnacle Foods deal.
3:16 a.m. July 15, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
This stock-market canary has keeled over Russell 2000 index, high-yield bond underperformance is warning that something is wrong with liquidityA stock-market index of small caps is at its weakest versus the S&P 500 since the financial crisis, suggesting a liquidity problem is brewing.
3:00 a.m. July 7, 2019 - Barrons.com
Conagra Stock Has Stumbled, but a Director Is Loading Up on Shares Shares of the packaged-foods giant still haven’t recovered from 2018’s dive. Conagra director Craig Omtvedt recently bought the stock.
1:04 a.m. July 2, 2019 - By Cheryl Rodewig
Your Silicon Valley guide to nature and the outdoors It’s not all Apple and Google: see waterfalls, caverns, rolling hills, birds and wildflowers in California’s tech hubThe tech center of the world has a lot to offer in the outdoor adventures department.
5:22 a.m. June 28, 2019 - By Donna Pols Trump
It turns out there’s at least one advantage of getting older, and it’s huge Research shows daily stress shows a pronounced decrease for people 50 to 85 years of ageA recent poll suggests that as people age, they tend to experience less overall stress in their lives.
11:49 a.m. June 27, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Waking up early may lower your breast cancer risk Being a morning person was associated with a slightly lower risk of breast cancer. Other studies find early risers are healthier and wealthier.Being a morning person was associated with a slightly lower risk of breast cancer. Other studies find early risers are healthier and wealthier.
3:09 p.m. June 24, 2019 - Associated Press
14-year-old Gulf oil spill leaking up to 4,500 gallons a day, new study finds Taylor Energy has claimed just a dribble coming from broken well pipesA new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil.
9:45 a.m. June 24, 2019 - By Catey Hill
What it’s really like to retire on a Caribbean island — on $3,000 a month This Virginia couple retired to the Caribbean island of Bequia and opened an art galleryThis Virginia couple retired to the Caribbean island of Bequia and opened an art gallery.
7:36 a.m. June 10, 2019 - By Ben Hurley
The Australian Ranch: A Unique Lifestyle and a Smart InvestmentLuxurious homesteads, a wide variety of landscapes and abundant wildlife are not the only advantages to owning a rural property in the Australian outback
9:52 a.m. June 8, 2019 - By Jeanette Settembre
Want to find the perfect bottle of wine? Ask these questions first There’s one weird difference between red and white wine drinkersThere’s one weird difference between red and white wine drinkers.
1:00 a.m. May 30, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Market Is Getting Scary. How to Protect Yourself With Exchange Stocks. If you expect more severe market difficulties ahead and want an alternative to buying anti-anxiety funds, do what the pros do: buy the stocks of exchanges.
6:34 a.m. May 25, 2019 - By Mitch Tuchman
What investors can learn from ‘Jeopardy’ phenom James Holzhauer Bringing a new strategy to the venerable TV game showBringing a new strategy to the venerable game show.
8:19 a.m. May 22, 2019 - By Jeanette Settembre
‘Natural’ and ‘farm fresh’ are not always what they seem –– read this before shopping for food or beauty products Americans trust celebrity claims and social media over product labels, a new study saysAmericans trust celebrity claims and social media over product labels, a new study says.
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