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Ryder Cup-Dreaming Gallacher Faces Nervous Finale in Italy

7 hours agoSports / Golf : On Par

Stephen Gallacher's attempt to secure a last-gasp place in Europe's Ryder Cup team will go right down to the wire after he moved within six strokes of the lead in the Italian Open third round in Turin on Saturday.

Hennie Otto Remains in Lead at Italian Open

7 hours agoSports / Golf : On Par

Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.

Former LAPD Deputy Chief Explains the Militarization of American Policing

2 days agoNews : Reason

LAPD Deputy Chief Stephen Downing (Ret.) writes:  It is sad that it took a police killing and he excessive deployment of a military presence by local law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri to focus national attention upon a problem that...Show More Summary

Can DigitalGlobe Relaunch After A Reset To Expectations?

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: Overheated expectations for DigitalGlobe's (NYSE:DGI) commercial business came home to roost earlier this year, when weak guidance after fourth quarter earnings sent the shares down 30%. Since then, management has seen a successful satellite launch and the U.S. Show More Summary

FontCast #17 — John Hudson

After an extended hiatus FontCast is back. The origins of FontShop’s video podcast go back to ATypI’s Typ09 conference in Mexico City. Stephen Coles, back then creative director at FontShop, sat down with some of the key players who were leading the way as we headed into the brave new world of web typography. This [...]

Stephen Colbert on Late Show Move: ‘I Love a Challenge’

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

Stephen Colbert chatted on the Emmys red carpet yesterday about how both excited and nervous he is to be taking over The Late Show after David Letterman steps down from his late night perch.

Wilshire Bancorp Lagging Despite Strong Loan Originations

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: With a few exceptions like U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), this hasn't been a stellar year for commercial banks. The KBW Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE) is down about 4% year-to-date and...Show More Summary

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Down On Low Enthusiasm For High Risk

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) has been a lousy pick. Since I last wrote on the company, the shares have dropped more than 40% as investors have fled higher-risk biotech stories. That fellow liver disease...Show More Summary

Stephen A. Smith smacks down Sean Hannity in conversation about Michael Brown’s shooting

Hannity claims he is an expert because he has been a pistol marksman since he was 12 years old

Stephen Hill underperforming, fantasy value slipping

The New York Jets receiver has been all over the map in training camp and his roster spot is no longer guaranteed. We break down the fantasy implications. New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill isn't necessarily guaranteed a roster spot, according to a report by ESPN New York. Show More Summary

ArcelorMittal Down, But Not Out

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: You'd be hard-pressed to find a steel stock that has done worse since my last favorable write-up on ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT). The shares are down about 13% since then, about as much as Latin American steel companies...Show More Summary

'Ex-Gay' Stephen Bennett: 'Anyone With A Brain' Is Against LGBT Equality - LISTEN

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Speaking on Understanding the Times With Jan Markell last weekend, “ex-gay” activist Stephen Bennett said that “a handful of powerful homosexual activists” are trying to turn the U.S. upside down

Iraqi and Kurdish Forces Backed By U.S. Air Power Recapture Mosul Dam

Water flows down the Mosul Dam chute spillway May 14, 2003. The spillway was built with a “ski-jump” section to dissipate the energy of outflowing water. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens The Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, the fourth largest in the Middle East, is an immensely strategic asset, resource and target, [...]

'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Gets Wet and Shirtless for Charity: VIDEO

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Arrow hunk Stephen Amell is the latest star to strip down and take the ice bucket challenge helping to raise awareness for ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease. Check him out, AFTER THE JUMP... And be on the...

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (August 11th)

In hardcover:Deborah Harkness’ The Book of Life is down two spots, finishing the week at number 4. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes is down two positions, ending the week at number 12.Diana...Show More Summary

Alacer Gold Still Looks Underrated Amidst Operating Risks

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: Even though Alacer Gold (OTCPK:ALIAF) is down about 20% from its July highs and down a third from its 52-week high, the shares are still up about 14% from when I wrote about the company in December as an undervalued and unloved gold stock. Show More Summary


Crimea Cuts Payments for Wind and Solar Power Plants Stephen Bierman, August 8, 2014 (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) “Crimean solar and wind companies may restart power generation at lower rates as Crimea set prices for renewables at no higher than electricity imports from Ukraine…to about 3.42 rubles (9 U.S. Show More Summary

Nationals 4, Mets 1: Strasburg Shuts Down Mets, Who Tell Harvey to Slow Down Comeback

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg dominated the Mets over seven innings, allowing one unearned run in seven innings, while the Mets told Matt Harvey to “back off” his rehabilitation pace.

'Cap 3' Writers Say No Falcon As Cap, No MODOK...Yet

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are hard at work writing the script for the Captain America: The Third One, the movie that stared down Batman and Superman until they blinked. Recently, Marvel announced that in the comics, Steve...Show More Summary

ESPN’s suspension of Dan Le Batard exposes network hypocrisy

Let’s run down the timeline as it played out in the offices of ESPN executives as they suspended two of their most prominent television and radio personalities in the span of two weeks…. Stephen A. Smith makes an offensive comment about women provoking domestic assault on a Friday.  After silence for two days, the network […]

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