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Teamsters, state treasurers call for changes at McKesson in wake of opioid crisis

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Labor union says drug distributors exist to safely distribute drugs, but McKesson failed to do so.

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Need to Know: Here’s why Amazon, Facebook and the gang are not going to take down this market

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The next few days will see a slew of big name tech darlings report. And Alphabet is down in premarket after worries about higher costs. But our call of the day says this market is bigger than these stocks. So chill.

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Mark Hulbert: What the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will mean for stocks

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Might the solar eclipse coincide with the final bull-market top? Mark Hulbert investigates and finds some studies show stock markets are indeed affected by astronomical (if not astrological) phenomena.

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FA Center: Teaching people how to invest is one of the best marketing moves an adviser can make

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Educating people is the best way to build a thriving financial advisory business while serving the greater good.

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Market Snapshot: S&P 500 jumps to record on bullish earnings, but Alphabet weighs on Nasdaq

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U.S. stocks mostly rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting an intraday record on the back of better-than-expected results from bellwether companies, the latest sign that equity valuations may be supported by activity on Wall Street.

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Market Snapshot: S&P futures fight for direction, as Alphabet sets downbeat tone

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U.S. stock futures point to little change at the open, as investors wait for a raft of earnings reports from household names such as McDonalds, and as shares in Google parent Alphabet fall premarket after its own financial update.

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Outside the Box: Investing lessons from Edward Thorp, quant pioneer and card counter

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Ed Thorp reminds Tren Griffin of that other ultra-rational decision-maker, Charlie Munger.

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Deep Dive: Investment chief who manages $19 billion heads to the ‘frontier’ for bigger gains

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Sandra Ackermann-Schaufler of SEI Investments says countries including Bangladesh and Kenya have superior growth.

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Donald Trump may not want to take credit for the stock market just yet

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U.S. equities, the greatest predictor of presidential elections, might peter out at the wrong time for the incumbent, says Avi Gilburt.

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One depressing reason millions of people are locked out of the American Dream

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Declining unemployment and a falling poverty rate is not helping these families.

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