Preliminary data from the CDC shows from December 2019 to December 2020, overdose deaths rose nearly 30 percent as the opioid crisis was exacerbated by the pandemic.
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A couple is facing a defamation lawsuit after writing 1-star Google reviews of a roofing company, report says
Autumn Knepper and Adam Marsh said they uploaded the negative reviews after a receptionist was rude to them. Now they're accused of defamation.
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Philip Morris International CEO says cigarettes should be banned and the company will stop selling Marlboros in the UK within a decade
Jacek Olczak compared cigarettes to gas-powered cars, which are set to be barred from being sold in the UK starting in 2030.
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Consider that Microsoft stock delivered a total return of 1,200% over the last decade. The even less risky S&P 500 index posted a total return of roughly 300% across the same stretch, and it's likely that patient investors who back strong companies will continue to enjoy impressive returns. With that in mind, a panel of Motley Fool contributors has identified three stocks that look poised to more than triple over the next decade.
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Tesla's solar division asks employees to scour social media for complaints about both the company and Elon Musk, trying to get customers to delete their posts, former employees say
A former Tesla Energy employee told Insider that a team of nine staff hunted for complaints specifically aimed at CEO Elon Musk.
Cleveland-Cliffs was upgraded Monday to a buy by TheStreet's Quant Ratings service. Is the OBV indicator flawed? The On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has continued to weaken and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) oscillator is almost below the zero line.
A new study by Ipsos has found that more than a third of all office workers would quit if they’re forced to go back into the office full time.
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Calder Brothers Corp is under pressure to raise wages after rivals lured away some of its workers. A few others were also considering jumping ship, but co-owner Glen Calder said the South Carolina-based construction machinery company managed to persuade them to stay by promising a better career. With willing workers in short supply across the United States and companies frantically vying for them, Calder knows his firm cannot hold off pay increases.
Hundreds of current employees from across Activision Blizzard have signed an letter to the company’s management calling its response to a recent lawsuit alleging widespread sexual harassment and disclination at some of its offices “abhorrent and insulting.”
Alibaba and JD.com are under pressure amid further crackdowns from Chinese regulators on tech companies. Here's the trade.
There were a record number of available jobs in the U.S. in April, but not enough workers to fill them. Restaurants, retailers and other service industry employers are struggling to find workers as...
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If you've ever wondered why Wall Street pays such close attention to 90-year-old investor who believes in buying and holding stakes in great businesses for a really long time, look no further than Warren Buffett's track record. As CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B), Buffett has led his company to an average annual return of 20% since taking the helm in 1965. Through 2020, this worked out to an aggregate return of more than 2,800,000%, and it's created over $500 billion in value for Berkshire Hathaway's shareholders.
Many Americans spend their lives working hard and dreaming of the day they can finally retire. But planning for retirement requires more than dreaming — it means being strategic and focused on...
Amid a Booming Demand for Lithium, Labor Shortages Are Only 'Getting Started,' According to Albemarle's CEO
Albemarle's stock is trading at record highs due to its in the electric-vehicle supply chain
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If you buy stakes in game-changing businesses, you have the opportunity to take a large sum of money and turn it into a life-altering amount of cash. Whereas real estate is traditionally a slow-growing, if not boring, sector, technology-driven real estate company Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN) is showing Wall Street that it has the ability to completely change how properties are purchased, sold, and viewed. Traditional real estate companies charge up to a 3% commission/listing fee when a home is bought or sold.
Subway urged a federal judge in California to throw out a lawsuit accusing the chain of deceiving consumers about the content of its tuna sandwiches, wraps and salads. In a court filing on Friday, Subway Restaurants Inc said the plaintiffs offered no facts to support their "frivolous" claim that the products did not contain "100% sustainably caught skipjack and yellowfin tuna" or might have contained tuna "from anything less than healthy stocks, for example Albacore and Tongol." Subway also said the plaintiffs' lawyers should be sanctioned, calling their conduct "frankly, outrageous."
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said on Monday that it was too early to say whether it will build factories in Germany and that talks were in early stages, as the EU seeks to reduce chip imports amid a supply shortage. The European Commission had held discussions with global chip giants, including Intel and TSMC, as the EU seeks to boost semiconductor production and shield itself from shocks in the global supply chain. Taiwan and TSMC, the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, have become central in efforts to resolve the pandemic-induced chip shortage that has forced automakers to cut production and hurt manufacturers of smartphones, laptops and even appliances.
Bitcoin mining is once again in the spotlight, with videos coming out of China showing massive mining farms being torn to the ground. These events have caused the Bitcoin network hash rate to drop significantly, causing panic on the markets. But, a few wise owls see this as an opportunity, and what an opportunity it is. With less hash dawning on the Bitcoin network, it means that mining is now easier for everyone. And easier mining stands for more profitable mining! Combine this with StormGain c
Early retirement has been a trending topic in recent years, epitomized by the FIRE movement, which stands for "Financial Independence, Retire Early." Under this program, younger workers stash away as...