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Here's What Happens to Your Social Security When Your Spouse Passes Away

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Retirement is an exciting milestone in life, and many older adults look forward to this new journey. However, getting older also brings new challenges, such as the potential to outlive a spouse. A spouse's passing can affect your retirement in many ways. Your expenses will change, you may choose to downsize to a smaller home, and your tax situation may be different, for example.

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India Inc Sees Resilient Private Equity Investments at USD$6.7bn Across Key Sectors

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India Inc saw resilient private equity (PE) investments amid elections as the month of May witnessed 145 deals worth $6.7 billion, a report showed on Thursday. The key sectors like real estate, e-commerce, healthcare, and financial services saw a surge in investments, according to the report by Grant Thornton Bharat Dealtracker. “The surge in PE deal values, driven by investments in select sectors despite stable volumes, signals resilience in the market,” said Shanthi Vijetha, Partner, Growth at

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Warren Buffett Is Worth $138 Billion. Here's How Big His Social Security Check Likely Is.

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Warren Buffett will turn 94 on Aug. 30, 2024, and he still hasn't retired. Buffett continues to serve as chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway , just as he has for over five decades. The legendary investor has been eligible for full Social Security retirement benefits since 1995. With his net worth close to $138 billion, you might think Buffett would automatically receive the maximum monthly benefit possible.

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Zuber Issa exits Asda Ending Partnership, Quits as EG Group Co-CEO

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Zuber Issa has exited Asda after selling his 22.5% stake in the supermarket to existing owners private equity firm TDR Capital, the company said today, in signs the billionaire Issa brothers’ are separating a significant chunk of their close business interests. The deal brings the ownership of Asda to 67.5% by TDR Capital, 22.5% by Mohsin Issa, and 10% by Walmart.

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Chipotle Is Splitting Its Stock 50-for-1 This Month: Should You Buy Now?

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Investors love a good stock split. Those events don't do anything more than split the same-sized pie into smaller pieces, but they only occur after a company's share price has soared, which generally indicates that the business is doing quite well. Even better, when management decides to split a company's stock, it implies that it thinks there's more growth coming.

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Wealthy Families Fuel $20bn Private Equity Buyout Wave

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Ultra-rich individuals and families worth more than $150bn are helping drive a resurgence in private equity buyouts, providing capital for some of the year’s biggest acquisitions to overcome a tough dealmaking environment. Wealthy clans that built their fortunes in industries from children’s toys to household boilers have been co-investors on nearly $20 billion of listed company takeovers this year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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KKR Acquires Nashville Logistics Property

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that KKR has acquired a two-building Class A logistics property in the Nashville Airport submarket. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The two-building logistics property is strategically located adjacent to Nashville International Airport, with direct access to downtown Nashville and immediate.

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Nvidia Has Completed Its 10-for-1 Stock Split: Here's Why I'm Still Not Touching This Artificial Intelligence (AI) Titan With a 10-Foot Pole

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One of the most anticipated events of the year is officially over. Less than 24 hours ago, following the close of trading on Friday, June 7, the infrastructure backbone of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution, Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) , completed its 10-for-1 forward split. A " stock split " is an event which allows publicly traded companies to cosmetically alter their share price and outstanding share count by the same magnitude.

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KKR to Present at the Bernstein 40th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference 2024

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) announced today that Joseph Y. Bae, Co-Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Bernstein 40th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference 2024 on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 3:30 PM ET. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Center section of KKR’s website at [link] For those.

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A Wall Street Analyst Just Predicted Nvidia Would Hit a $10 Trillion Market Cap. Is That Actually Possible?

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Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) has been one of the best stories in the market with the stock up over 3,300% in the past five years. That's an incredible run that has taken its market cap to $2.8 trillion. However, one Wall Street analyst recently predicted that the stock has a lot more room to run in the coming years. Beth Kindig of I/O Fund boldly forecasts that the chipmaker will hit a $10 trillion valuation by 2030.

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mdf commerce Announces Completion of Acquisition by KKR

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MONTREAL, May 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mdf commerce inc. (“mdf” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDF), a SaaS leader in digital commerce technologies, is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “Arrangement”) involving the Company and an entity affiliated with funds managed by KKR, a leading global investment firm.

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October 10 Is a Huge Day for Social Security This Year. Here's Why.

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Social Security has clearly been around for a really long time. Yet each year, there's one change that seniors eagerly await -- a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA. Social Security COLAs were implemented years back to help beneficiaries maintain buying power in the face of inflation. Someone with a $1,500 monthly Social Security benefit in 2010 would be at a huge disadvantage in 2024 in the absence of continuous raises, since it's far more expensive to exist today than it was 14 years ago.

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KKR Provides $300 Million Corporate Credit Facility to Origis Energy

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NEW YORK & MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm and Origis Energy (“Origis”), a leading renewable energy and decarbonization solution platform, today announced that vehicles and accounts managed by KKR’s insurance business have provided a $300 million corporate financing facility to Origis. Proceeds from the facility will support the continued development and.

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Should You Claim Social Security at 62, 65, or 70? Statistically Speaking, This Is the Best Age for Retirees to Take Benefits.

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In most years, about 10% of newly retired workers claim Social Security at age 70, the age at which their payout is largest. Meanwhile, about 25% of newly retired workers claim Social Security at age 62, the age at which their payout is smallest. People in the latter group often regret their decision. Indeed, a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that 23% of beneficiaries wish they had delayed Social Security.

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KKR to Present at the TD Financial Services & Fintech Summit

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) announced today that Robert H. Lewin, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the TD Financial Services & Fintech Summit on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 8:35 AM ET. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Center section of KKR’s website at [link] For those unable to listen to.

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Is Now the Time to Buy 3 of the S&P 500's Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks?

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Dividend stocks help you to make money with no effort on your part. And that passive income can be incredibly powerful if it's reinvested long-term and piles up over the years. It's also a big part of why high-yielding dividend stocks can be particularly enticing, as they provide investors with more bang for their investment bucks. But high yields also tend to come with increased risk.

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KKR Invests in Healthcare Revenue Solutions Provider Infinx

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MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Infinx Services Private Limited (“Infinx” or the 'Company'), an AI-driven healthcare revenue cycle solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Infinx by a KKR-managed fund. Through this investment, KKR will leverage its extensive experience in the global healthcare and.

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Is Bitcoin On Track to Make a Big Move and Hit $100,000 in 2024?

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Over the last 15 years, Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) has already surpassed nearly every projection, estimate, and expectation. In just over a decade, the cryptocurrency has grown from just a few pennies per digital coin to more than $50,000 by 2021, taking the world by storm. With its price sitting at roughly $70,000 in June 2024, the next major landmark in sight is the coveted six-figure mark.

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Vitesse Secures $93M in Series C Funding Led by KKR, Appoints Curt Hess as US Executive President

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- New funding supports product development and enhances connectivity across the insurance value chain, accelerating Vitesse’s mission to revolutionize global payments and treasury management - Appointment of Curt Hess as US Executive President solidifies Vitesse’s commitment to the US market LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vitesse, a leading treasury and payment solutions provider for the insurance.

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Better Artificial Intelligence Stock: Intel vs. Nvidia

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Chip stocks have captivated Wall Street over the past year as the boom in artificial intelligence (AI) has sent demand for graphics processing units (GPUs) skyrocketing. Powerful hardware is critical to training and running AI models. Thus, as interest in AI has soared, so have chip sales. As a result, chip stocks like Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) have been placed under a microscope over the past year, with analysts questioning how much growth potential these companies have in

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KKR Invests in Leading Filipino Higher Education Group PHINMA Education

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Transaction marks KKR’s first Global Impact investment in the Philippines MAKATI, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and PHINMA Education Holdings, Inc. (‘PHINMA Education’ or the ‘Company’), a leading private higher education group and the education arm of Filipino conglomerate PHINMA Corporation, today announced the signing of definitive agreements under.

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After Nvidia's Stock Split, Could This Chip Stock Be Next?

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Stock splits are back in vogue. After several years with hardly any stock splits on the market, big companies now seem to be eager to reverse course. Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) , for example, just became the fifth of the " Magnificent Seven " stocks to split its shares in less than four years, announcing a 10-for-1 stock split that's set to go into effect on June 7.

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KKR prices ¥91,400,000,000 of senior notes

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR & Co. Inc. (“KKR”) (NYSE: KKR) today announced that it has priced an offering of ¥44,600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.559% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “2029 notes”), ¥1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.762% Senior Notes due 2031 (the “2031 notes”), ¥26,200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.083% Senior Notes due 2034 (the.

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1 Stock-Split ETF That Could Turn $400 Per Month Into $1 Million, With Nvidia's Help

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BlackRock is responsible for more than $10 trillion in client funds, making it the world's largest asset manager. Around $3.3 trillion of that is managed by its iShares subsidiary, which offers more than 1,400 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to investors. The iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ: SOXX) is one of those 1,400 funds, and thanks to its top holdings in explosive artificial intelligence (AI) stocks like Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) , it is generating spectacular returns for investors.

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KKR to Present at the Morgan Stanley US Financials, Payments & CRE Conference 2024

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) announced today that Robert H. Lewin, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley US Financials, Payments & CRE Conference 2024 on Monday, June 10, 2024 at 9:30 AM ET. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Center section of KKR’s website at [link] For those.

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Nvidia Just Did Something It's Never Done Before

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Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) stock has soared over the past few years, advancing a whopping 1,900% since the start of 2020. The reason is simple. The technology company has established itself as the go-to artificial intelligence (AI) chip company, taking 80% market share. Nvidia's graphics processing units (GPUs) are the fastest around, and companies launching AI projects are rushing to buy these and other Nvidia AI products and services.

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KKR to Acquire Majority Ownership in Agiloft

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Existing investor FTV Capital to invest additional capital in the Company NEW YORK & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that a fund managed by KKR has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Agiloft (“the Company”), a trusted global leader in data-first contract lifecycle management (“CLM”).

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Is Jim Cramer Right That Nvidia Could One Day Be Worth More Than Microsoft?

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Earlier this year, Microsoft overtook Apple as the world's most valuable company. With a market value north of $3 trillion, Microsoft is in a class of its own -- for now. Semiconductor and data center superstar Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) is the world's third-most-valuable company. So far in 2024, its market cap has soared 127%. To frame this in terms of absolute dollars, consider that the company has added over $1.5 trillion in market cap this year.

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Emera Completes Transaction to Transfer Equity Interest in Labrador Island Link

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emera Inc. (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) today announced the previously announced transaction where KKR would acquire Emera’s indirect minority equity interest in the Labrador Island Link (LIL), has closed effective today.

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Meet the Only "Magnificent Seven" Stock That Has Never Had a Stock Split. That Could Be About to Change.

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Stock splits have been all the rage in recent years and have become a calling card among many of the market's most successful companies. The group of stocks collectively known as the " Magnificent Seven " has handily outperformed the S&P 500 since the start of last year. Here's how the member companies have performed since the beginning of 2023: Nvidia : Up 686% Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META) : Up 297% Amazon : Up 112% Alphabet : Up 96% Microsoft : Up 72% Apple : Up 49% Tesla : Up 43% Stock s

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The Indo-Pacific Partnership for Prosperity, Global Infrastructure Partners and KKR Lead Creation of Coalition to Mobilize Infrastructure Investment in the Indo-Pacific Region

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SINGAPORE – June 6, 2024 – Today the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Prosperity (IP3), Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), and KKR announced the formation of a new coalition to catalyze infrastructure investment in the emerging market partner economies of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). GIP and KKR will serve as co-chairs of the new initiative.

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Is Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang Selling Shares Ahead of the Nvidia Stock Split?

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Fool.com contributor Parkev Tatevosian explains what insider sales could mean for Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) stock investors. *Stock prices used were the afternoon prices of June 5, 2024. The video was published on June 7, 2024. Should you invest $1,000 in Nvidia right now? Before you buy stock in Nvidia, consider this: The Motley Fool Stock Advisor analyst team just identified what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy now… and Nvidia wasn’t one of them.

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KKR Acquires Nashville Logistics Property

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that KKR has acquired a two-building Class A logistics property in the Nashville Airport submarket. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The two-building logistics property is strategically located adjacent to Nashville International Airport, with direct access to downtown Nashville and immediate.

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1 Top Cryptocurrency to Buy in June Before It Potentially Skyrockets in Value

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Through the first five months of 2024, Solana (CRYPTO: SOL) has more than kept pace with both Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) and Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH). It is up 66%, compared to 65% for Ethereum and 62% for Bitcoin. That's impressive, but the best might be yet to come. There are three key catalysts that could send Solana soaring this summer. 1. A spot Solana ETF?