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For Afghan Refugees, a Choice Between Community and Opportunity

New York Times
FREMONT, Ca. — Harris Mojadedi’s parents fled Afghanistan’s communist revolution four decades ago and arrived as refugees in this San Francisco suburb in 1986, lured by the unlikely presence of a Farsi-speaking doctor and a single Afghan grocery store. Over the decades, as more refugees settled in Fremont, the eclectic......

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon says inflation is opportunity to beat competitors on price

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the cost of groceries and household goods rises, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said the big-box retailer will lean into its longtime strategy: undercutting rivals on price. In an interview Tuesday with CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” he said the......

Seasonality points to a quiet stretch for markets. Here’s where to find opportunity in the calm

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Still waters run deep. The S&P 500 may have barely moved over the past week, but Oppenheimer’s head of technical analysis, Ari Wald, said this is part of a familiar pattern for markets that could set the stage for a......

Fantasy basketball: An NBA rule change, struggling stars and a big opportunity for fantasy managers

ESPN
“It feels like 1987 basketball again.” So said Nuggets coach Mike Malone Monday night. He was spinning hard, attempting to avoid a suspension of MVP Nikola Jokic after the very-flagrant exchange between Jokic and Markieff Morris. In reality, the quote was a sideways reference to the fantasy story of the......

Climate is the ‘biggest single opportunity’ the insurance industry has ever seen, CEO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Climate is the “ultimate systemic risk” and represents “the biggest single opportunity the insurance industry has ever seen,” according to the CEO of the centuries-old insurance market Lloyd’s. In an interview with CNBC, John Neal, who heads up......

African Union, U.S. see small window of opportunity to end Ethiopia fighting

Reuters
A man walks on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri UNITED NATIONS/ADDIS ABABA, Nov 8 (Reuters) – (This November 8 story corrected typographical error in 13th paragraph) The African Union and the United States see a small window of opportunity to end fighting in Ethiopia,......

The ‘Great Resignation’ could be an opportunity for a career reboot. These expert tips can help

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here MoMo Productions | Getty Images When the Covid-19 pandemic first erupted last year, Janel Abrahami quit a job she had been in for less than a year — without anything else lined up. To many, such a move may sound......

Rams’ WR Jackson seeks trade, new opportunity

ESPN
4:04 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams and DeSean Jackson have reached an apparent crossroads only seven games into the veteran......

Op-ed: Opportunity zone funds are more about hype than substance when it comes to tax planning

CNBC Real Estate
Reza Estakhrian | The Image Bank | Getty Images Opportunity zone fund investments are back. Granted, they never went away, but after generating a great deal of attention a few years ago, much of the excitement surrounding them died down. However, investors are starting to pay attention again, with lawmakers......

HSBC sees opportunity in beaten down Chinese stocks with shares trading at low valuations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here HSBC’s Herald van der Linde sees opportunities to buy Chinese stocks “at reasonable valuations” now. “We believe investors should be buying, actually, Chinese stocks,” van der Linde, head of equity strategy for Asia-Pacific at the bank, told CNBC’s “Street Signs......

Fantasy basketball waiver wire finds: Opportunity knocking for Caruso, Poole and more

ESPN
Working the waiver wire is pivotal to succeeding in fantasy basketball. With so many games, injuries and endless shifts in rotations throughout the marathon campaign, we’ll need to source stats from free agency to maximize imaginary rosters. A willingness to entertain competition for the last few spots on your fantasy......

Michigan lacked ‘real opportunity’ to compete for Ford plants

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer suggested Wednesday that Michigan wasn’t given a “real opportunity” to compete for a portion of Ford Motor Co.’s $11.4 billion electric vehicle and battery investment announced this week. Under the Michigan-based company’s plan, which......

Tech’s turbulence could be a ‘really good buying opportunity’ for these rate-resistant groups, trader says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It may be time to take advantage of the dips in technology stocks, one trader says. Tech names got some reprieve in Wednesday’s trading from a sharp sell-off Tuesday fueled by rising Treasury yields, but investors may want to use......

Crypto plunge a wake-up call — and tax opportunity — for investors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A detail of the statue of Satoshi Nakamoto, a presumed pseudonym used by the inventor of Bitcoin, in Budapest, Hungary. Janos Kummer | Getty Images News | Getty Images The price of popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum plunged Friday......

Cryptocurrencies tumble after China’s latest crackdown. Here’s why traders see opportunity

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies sold off Friday after China took a hard line against the space. The People’s Bank of China in a Q&A overnight called all crypto-related activities illegal — the latest in a regulatory crackdown that had previously......

Breakout Star Jonathan Gresham Gets Big Opportunity vs. Suzuki

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzOTM2MDkxOTgyNjY5NTEz/jonathan-gresham_courtesy-roh.jpg Justin Barrasso Courtesy of Ring of Honor Those hoping to discover pro wrestling’s next breakout star should tune in to GCW’s The Highest in the Room show Friday night on FITE. The match that is appointment viewing on the loaded card features New Japan icon Minoru Suzuki against a......

Standard Chartered chairman still sees opportunity in China even as regulations tighten

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tourists visit the Bund waterfront area on May 10, 2021 in Shanghai, China. Wang Gang | Visual China Group | Getty Images But overall, I think China continues to be a tremendous source of opportunity for the private sector. Jose......

RFK’s widow says his assassin ‘should not have the opportunity to terrorize again’ in statement against parole

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Our family and our country suffered an unspeakable loss due to the inhumanity of one man,” Kennedy, 93, said in a statement of Sirhan Sirhan, who was convicted of assassinating her husband in 1968. “We believe in the gentleness......

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