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Thursday, 23 August 2018

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - In today's edition of Rob Black's Winners and Losers, our financial expert Rob Black and KRON4's James Fletcher talk about the bull market, ESPN, and Oprah. Rob also answers the viewers question, "My husband works at Facebook. Should we hold the stock?"
 
Winner:   The US bull market becomes the longest on record . 3,453 days later . .  .Investors should not fret over the longest-running bull market milestone, but should focus on the solid underpinnings driving the run.   The current bull market rally, which started March 9, 2009, became the longest one on record since World War II by avoiding a 20 percent or more decline, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.The market has risen more than 300 percent since its low nine years ago. It surpassed the rally from 1990 to early 2000, which totaled 3,452 days.
 
Winner:  ESPN says esports is not a fad . . . ,In July, Disney signed a deal with Activision Blizzard to broadcast the Overwatch League Grand Finals on its ESPN channels. The first round of the finals aired at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 27, on ESPN — yes, primetime on the main ESPN channel. It was the first time competitive video gaming (or “esports”) aired on ESPN. The ratings were tiny. Friday night’s first round on ESPN rated a 0.18 (and reached 215,000 households), or 20% lower than a Golden Boy Boxing lightweight bout on ESPN on the previous Friday night.   The esports industry is expected to hit $905 million in revenue this year, a 38% increase from 2017’s $655 million. In April, Activision made a partnership with Nielsen to have Nielsen track Overwatch sponsor exposure in great detail.—
  
Winner:  Oprah Winfrey unveils new line of frozen pizza with cauliflower crust . . .)Exactly a year after entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey announced she was launching her line of grocery-store refrigerated soups and side dishes, she’s expanding to the freezer section.   The brand -- called O, That’s Good! -- now includes frozen pizza with a crust that's one-third cauliflower, continuing Winfrey's efforts to add vegetables to beloved classics, according to manufacturer Kraft Heinz.   The new 11-inch pies, which serve five people, come in Five Cheese, Uncured Pepperoni, Supreme and Fire Roasted Veggie flavors. The suggested retail price is $6.99. Each serving contains 280 to 330 calories and 3 to 5 grams of saturated fat.

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