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Fitbit spikes as new devices provide a big boost

Fitbit beat on both the top and bottom lines. The fitness-tracker maker reaffirmed its full-year revenue guidance of $1.5 billion. Shares jumped more than 12% ahead of Thursday’s opening bell. Watch Fitbit trade live. Fitbit was soaring Thursday, up more than 12% ahead of the opening bell, after reporting third-quarter results that beat on both […]

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Two new polls show Jared Polis on track to beat Walker Stapleton in Colorado governor’s race

Two new polls out Thursday give Democrat Jared Polis more reason for confidence in the election for Colorado governor, though one suggests a slight tightening in his race against Walker Stapleton. Less than a week out from Tuesday’s election, the Boulder congressman’s larger margin over the Republican state treasurer — 8 percentage points — comes […]

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From gun control to health care: What Democratic control of statehouse would mean for Colorado

During the final governor’s debate, Democrat Jared Polis encapsulated his party’s hopes and Republicans’ fears about the 2018 election in Colorado in a single sentence. “If we Democrats win the legislature, I think we have a good chance of getting our agenda — at polisforcolorado.com — done,” the Boulder entrepreneur-turned-congressman said with a smile. For […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t planning to show up to one of the most important meetings of his life, and it will cost him the biggest fights of his career

Khabib Nurmagomedov intends to no-show the most important UFC meeting of his life. The Russian wrestler has been ordered to attend a Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) disciplinary hearing on December 10. At the meeting he will find out whether or not he will be punished for the events that transpired after UFC 229. The […]

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The 12 highest-paid dead celebrities of 2018

Bob Dylan once wrote: “When you’re sad and when you’re lonely, And you haven’t got a friend, Just remember that death is not the end.” Dylan’s words ring true, at least in the financial sense, in this year’s list of highest-paid dead celebrities, released by Forbes on Wednesday. Though their souls have departed our mortal […]

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Here comes the Bank of England …

Bank of England set to leave interest rates unchanged on Thursday at the November meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee. That will mean the UK will remain with a base interest rate of 0.75%. Rates are widely expected to increase further in the coming years, but the next move will almost certainly not happen until […]