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  • NEW YORK— Colson Whitehead's " The Underground Railroad," already a favorite of critics, readers and Oprah Winfrey, is on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards. Also on the longlist were Adam Haslett's "Imagine Me Gone," Lydia Millett's "Sweet Lamb of Heaven" and debut novelist Garth Greenwell's "What Belongs to You. The five remaining works on the longlist...

  • Shares of the diet company continue to slip despite support from TV personality Oprah Winfrey.

  • Oprah Winfrey to help pick Weight Watchers CEO

    The TV personality, who owns 10-percent of the diet company, will help choose a new chief executive.

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    Oprah Winfrey will help Weight Watchers pick a new leader, about a year after the media mogul announced she had bought a 10 percent stake.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 12- Oprah Winfrey will help Weight Watchers International Inc pick a new leader, the diet company said on Monday, about a year after the media mogul announced she had bought a 10 percent stake in the company. Weight Watchers said its chief executive, James Chambers, would resign at the end of September after three years on the job. As of Monday's close, the...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 12- Weight Watchers International Inc said its chief executive, James Chambers, will step down at the end of September after three years on the job, and board member Oprah Winfrey will help the diet company look for his successor. The former talk show queen announced last October that she had bought a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and would...

  • Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett applauds at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Omaha North High Magnet School in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Aug. 1, 2016.

    Yes, he's America's billionaire but Warren Buffett's endorsement may not actually be a good thing for Hillary Clinton, says Jake Novak.

  • June 13- McDonald's Corp, working to remake itself as a "modern, progressive burger company," will move its corporate headquarters from an Illinois suburb to the former home of Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018.. The move marks a homecoming for the world's biggest restaurant chain, which was headquartered in Chicago from 1955...

  • June 13- McDonald's Corp, working to remake itself as a "modern, progressive burger company," will move its corporate headquarters from an Illinois suburb to the former home of Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018.. The move marks a homecoming for the world's biggest restaurant chain, which was headquartered in Chicago from 1955...

  • June 13- McDonald's Corp will move its corporate headquarters to the former campus of Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018.. The Oak Brook, Illinois- based company said on Monday that it signed a lease at 1045 W. Randolph Street in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood. The move marks a return to Chicago where the company was...

  • June 1- McDonald's Corp is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported. The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago- based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a building on Randolph Street, Crain's Chicago...

  • June 1- McDonald's Corp is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported. The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago- based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a building on Randolph Street, Crain's Chicago...

  • District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan said the plaintiffs in the proposed class action failed to show that Weight Watchers deliberately overstated its business and growth prospects and inflated its stock price in 2012 and early 2013.. The case long predated the October 2015 announcement that talk show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey had taken a 10...

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    Shares of Weight Watchers are up more than 14 percent after reporting lower-than-expected quarterly losses and an uptick in membership.

  • May 5- Shares of Weight Watchers International Inc rose nearly 16 percent on Thursday after the weight management company rode the Oprah Winfrey wave to post its first growth in North American subscribers in at least two years. Subscriber number rose 11.2 pct in North America in the first quarter, the first growth since the company started breaking out the...

  • Oprah winfrey buys a $28m horse farm at auction

    The 23-acre home features four bedrooms, five baths, and a pool.

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    Oprah Winfrey just spent more than $28 million on a 23-acre horse farm in California, according to E! News Online.

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    Based on an analysis of SEC filings and her own announcements, Oprah Winfrey has made $2.4 million per lost pound.

  • Shares of Avon whipsawed Wednesday afternoon after a spokesperson for Oprah Winfrey denied rumors of an investment in the company.

  • Oprah NOT taking stake in Avon

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports that Oprah Winfrey is NOT taking a stake in Avon Products.