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How Much Floyd Mayweather Earned From Saturday's Prize Fight

Monday, 04 May 2015 12:11 Written by
Floyd Mayweather, the highest-paid athlete in the world, will get a 37 percent boost to his net worth after Saturday's fight, experts estimate. Though many of the millions of boxing fans called Saturday's event in Las Vegas anti-climactic, Mayweather, 38, and Manny Pacquiao, 36, reaped big money from the richest prize fight in boxing history. The purse is an estimated $300 million, though the exact amount is unknown, according to Wealth-X, a research firm of
US Stocks Gain, Pushing Market Back Near to Record Levels
Monday, 04 May 2015 11:33 Written by
U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, pushing stocks to record levels, as investors assessed corporate earnings. A promise by China's leaders to shore up growth and hopes of progress in Greece's bailout talks with its creditors helped global stocks rally. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,118 as of 10:03 a.m. Eastern. It closed at a record high of 2,117 on April 24. The Dow Jones
McDonald's Changes That Customers Will Notice
Monday, 04 May 2015 11:17 Written by
Among McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook's global turnaround plans for the world's biggest burger chain, there are only a few changes that may be obvious to consumers, according to some analysts. Trying to revive sagging sales for the fast food chain, Easterbrook, CEO since March 1, announced a company restructuring during the annual shareholder meeting. In a 23-minute video released online today, he said the company will try to "execute fewer things better," and, "It's customers
US Stocks Gain, Pushing Market Back Near Record Levels
Monday, 04 May 2015 11:08 Written by
Stocks are moving slightly higher in midday trading, building on their gains from Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,116 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time. That's one point short of its record high close on April 24. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 68 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,092. The Nasdaq composite rose 20 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,025. Cognizant Technology Solutions jumped
General Motors Will Invest $174 Million in Kansas Plant
Monday, 04 May 2015 11:08 Written by
General Motors says it will invest $174 million in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas. Announcing the investment Monday, visiting company officials said it will pay for new equipment and technology for production of the 2016 Malibu, which will begin later this year. CEO Mary Barra and GM North America and Global Chevrolet President Alan Batey also celebrated as the company noted production of 500 million vehicles in its history, about 12 million
US Stocks Gain, Pushing Market Back to Record Levels
Monday, 04 May 2015 10:23 Written by
U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, pushing stocks to record levels, as investors assessed corporate earnings. A promise by China's leaders to shore up growth and hopes of progress in Greece's bailout talks with its creditors helped global stocks rally. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,118 as of 10:03 a.m. Eastern. It closed at a record high of 2,117 on April 24. The Dow Jones
GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Switches Rises to 97
Monday, 04 May 2015 10:04 Written by
Families of at least 97 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensated by the automaker. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total on Monday. It stood at 90 deaths last week. An additional 179 people who were injured will also receive compensation. The fund received 4,342 claims by the Jan. 31 deadline, and about 15 percent of the claims are
Dean Foods: Regional Milk Brands to Get Common Identity
Monday, 04 May 2015 09:41 Written by
Dean Foods plans to market its 31 brands of milk, some of which have been around for decades, under the new "DairyPure" label. Still, it will maintain the original names alongside the new label under the marketing plan. Here's a look at some of its brands. —Tuscan: The brand is ubiquitous in one of the most populous regions of the country, the New York metro area. It was founded in 1918. —Garelick Farms: The
'Lord of the Flies' takes over streets
Monday, 04 May 2015 09:38 Written by
Baltimore, Maryland (CNN)He was a quiet man who once stood watch on his front porch, just three blocks away from where a riot erupted in West Baltimore this week. We called him "Mr. Shields" because no one dared use his first name. He'd step onto his porch at night in plaid shorts and black knit dress socks to watch the Baltimore Orioles play on his portable television set. He was a steelworker, but
Baltimore curfew lifted as National Guard plans exit
Monday, 04 May 2015 09:33 Written by
Story highlights Baltimore police say they made 486 arrests at rallies and protests since April 23 113 officers have been injured during the last week, police saidNational Guard prepares exit as governor announces 200 businesses lost in riots Baltimore (CNN)Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore: After a night of relatively peaceful protests, the city lifted its curfew, the National Guard is preparing its exit and a mall that

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