State and local officials are reportedly in talks with three major drug distributors on a potential $18 billion settlement of litigation that blames them for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. The potential settlement, according to the Wall Street Journal, would require McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Cardinal Health to collectively pay the $18 billion over
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Chesnot | Getty Images Here are the most important things to know about Wednesday before you hit the door. 1. Netflix redemption? Netflix reports third-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The once beloved streaming stock got pummeled this quarter as increased competition in the streaming wars and a slump in subscriber additions have worried
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Since passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, taxpayers and preparers have been adjusting strategy to optimize the significant changes of 2018. With one TCJA filing season down, I’ve taken stock of some of the not-so-common tax situations encountered and the strategies developed to work around them this year. While not all-encompassing, this list
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Pilgrim Estate Pittsburg, Texas Concierge Auctions For an estate as big as Cluckingham Palace, this may surprise you: Clayton Pilgrim says his favorite room in his grandparents’ home is actually not the home theater. Or the indoor swimming pool that was modeled after the pool and spa at the Greenbrier. “My grandfather’s office is my
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By Edd and Cynthia Staton, Next Avenue Contributors Getty If you’ve been contemplating the idea of retiring abroad, you may have done a little research. Maybe you’ve even jumped on the internet to look for the country that’s best for you. Big mistake. You probably know the old saying: “If you don’t know where you’re
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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. Scott Morgan | Reuters David Rolfe, a longtime Berkshire Hathaway shareholder and chief investment officer at Wedgewood Partners, is fed up with
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John Hope Bryant, an advocate of economic empowerment through Operation Hope, wants Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to know that he would not have been successful without capitalism. “I think Bernie and Elizabeth mean well,” Bryant said on CNBC on Monday, regarding their criticism of how capitalism has led to
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, and SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon Musk, right, speak to press in front of the Crew Dragon that is being prepared for the Demo-2 mission. NASA/Aubrey Gemignani LOS ANGELES – SpaceX and Boeing are each in the final stages of developing the spacecraft needed for the U.S. to once again fly astronauts, with NASA’s
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Tuscan Villa-inspired estate in Coral Gables, Florida The Jills Zeder Group Tucked away in a private gated community in Coral Gables, Florida is a Tuscan villa-inspired estate that is waterfront living at its best. The home at 150 Arvida Parkway in Gables Estates is on the market for a record-setting asking price of $48 million
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All older Americans, regardless of income, are at risk of financial abuse. Various studies estimate that seniors in the U.S. are scammed out of anywhere from $3 billion to $37 billion a year. Between 2013 and 2017, those over age 70 lost an average of $41,800 to elder financial exploitation, according to an analysis by
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