Le’Veon Bell got lots of money from Jets for little work, but still sold himself short

If the goal was to obtain the most amount of money in exchange for the least amount of football, then certainly Le’Veon Bell scored big.

When he was released Tuesday by the Jets — the organization declaring it was “in the interest of both parties” — he had received $28,031,250 in exchange for 17 games, 264 carries, 69 receptions, four touchdowns and 1,363 net yards gained.

You may divide any of those football statistics into his exorbitant paycheck and get a staggering quotient. For instance: $20,565.84 per yard. That 2-yard run on the Jets’ second play from scrimmage in Sunday’s ludicrous 30-10 loss to the Cardinals’? That was $41,131.69 right there.


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If the goal was to be a successful professional football player and maximize his earning potential as well as his athletic accomplishments, however, no one should pretend Bell did

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Buffett Sold Wells Fargo At The Lows. Here’s Why You Should Do The Contrary (NYSE:WFC)

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Wells Fargo (WFC) will report its third-quarter earnings results on October 14. We will take a quick look at what investors can expect from those quarterly results, and we will also try to examine what the future could hold for Wells Fargo. The bank has current problems, but eventually, it should get back to solid levels of profitability. Over a time span of a couple of years, holding shares of Wells Fargo could generate ample total returns.

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It looks like Buffett may have broken his own rule when it comes to Wells Fargo, as Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) has sold its huge stake in Wells Fargo at the lows. Instead of selling shares in the $60s in early 2018, when the accounting scandal was already well-known, Berkshire Hathaway held onto shares while they were expensive, and sold them in 2020, when they were trading in the

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Alaska Bought Up Gilead, Lilly, and Wells Fargo Stock. Here’s What It Sold.

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Alaska’s Department of Revenue materially increased investments in Gilead Sciences and Eli Lilly stock in the third quarter.

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Alaska’s Department of Revenue made big changes in some of its biggest holdings in U.S.-traded equities.

The state agency, which is charged with collecting and investing funds for public purposes, materially increased investments in

Gilead Sciences

(ticker: GILD) and

Eli Lilly

(LLY), two companies working on treatments for Covid-19, in the third quarter. The Department of Revenue also bought more

Wells Fargo

(WFC) stock and cut holdings in

Bank of America

(BAC). The Alaskan agency disclosed the trades, among others, in a form it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Alaska’s Department of Revenue, which managed $8.1 billion in U.S.-traded equities as of Sept. 30, didn’t respond to a request for comment on its stock transactions.

The agency bought 253,419 more Gilead shares in the third

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Is It Creepy To Live in a Place Where Coffins Are Sold?

An old stone building just outside Pittsburgh with more than 6,400 square feet of space could be a great candidate for conversion into a single-family home.

But it might give you the heebie-jeebies.

Built in 1930, the building on Seventh Street in McKees Rocks, PA, has been a funeral home for decades.

“[The owner] is only doing about one viewing a month at this location, so he decided it was time to sell it,” says the listing agent, Gary Norris, adding that there’s another funeral home nearby.

The first floor functions as the current funeral home space and measures 4,400 square feet. Listing photos show wide-open spaces for mourners to congregate, as well as a glimpse into an area used as a showroom for coffins.

“This property could be used for a lot of different things. The upstairs floor was lived in by the former funeral home owner, so

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FOREX-Dollar, yen sold as U.S. stimulus hopes boost sentiment

By Tom Westbrook

SINGAPORE, Oct 8 (Reuters)The safe-haven dollar and yen nursed losses on Thursday, after the revival of hopes for some U.S. spending improved investor sentiment and appetite for riskier currencies.

A flurry of late-Tuesday tweets from President Donald Trump, after he cancelled talks with Democrats over coronavirus relief, suggested he was open to piecemeal spending measures.

That lifted equity markets and commodity currencies and sank the safe-haven yen JPY= to a three-week low of 106.11 per dollar overnight. The dollar was weaker on most other majors.

The euro EUR= edged up 0.2% to $1.1767 and held there early in the Asia session. The risk-sensitive Australian dollar AUD=D3 lifted off a one-week low and rose about 0.5% overnight to hold at $0.7137 in Asia. AUD/

With no fresh clues on stimulus, morning moves were slight and leaned in favour of the greenback. The New Zealand dollar

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Baltimore City transportation employee stored, sold personal items out of city facility

A Baltimore City Department of Transportation employee stored personal items inside a department facility and then sold them, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General.

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The city agency said in the report issued Wednesday that it started investigating after receiving a complaint. While investigating, the inspector general said, the office found furniture, a slot machine, a bench press and weights, among other items inside a DOT facility. The items were sold online and photographed in the hallways of the facility, the report said, and the placement of furniture violated Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

Some DOT employees didn’t know the city’s property disposal process when handling surplus items from closed buildings, the report found.

A supervisor who was involved and the alleged employee were disciplined, according to an attached memo

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Opinion | Trump Has Sold Off America’s Credibility for His Personal Gain

Mr. Trump also applied pressure to get the leaders of Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the White House for an agreement that many experts believe did little to realize the regional “comprehensive peace agreement” promised by the administration’s official National Security Strategy. Instead, the engagement offered little more than a photo opportunity to help Mr. Trump’s re-election and may have undermined future efforts to achieve lasting and meaningful results in the region.

Mr. Trump’s predecessors have also, on occasion, made decisions and deals that served their political interests. But those deals typically aligned with America’s stated policies and its interests. The problem is that too often Mr. Trump’s deals do not.

And that’s just the deals we know about: Few people have any real idea of what is being promised in other calls and meetings. We may never know. This inconsistent, incomplete and inscrutable patchwork of foreign

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Bankrupt gun maker Remington Outdoor to be broken up and sold

Gun maker Remington Outdoor will be broken up and sold after a multiday bankruptcy auction, in which seven different buyers won the bidding for parcels of the company’s weapons and ammunition holdings.

Sales of Remington’s ammunition and weapons manufacturing business, the Remington brand and others will bring in at least $155 million to be applied against the company’s debts.

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Lawyers for Remington haven’t responded to requests to comment on the auction results, which were partially revealed Sunday in court filings.

Judge Clifton R. Jessup Jr. has scheduled a Tuesday hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Decatur, Ala., to consider approval of the auction results.

The auction is the culmination of Remington’s second bankruptcy of recent years. The Huntsville, Ala.,

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