With their first pick....

With their first pick the Beardstown Ladies choose ­— Buffy Tillitt-Pratt tells CNBC reporter Frank Holland the ladies have chosen “Alibaba” as its first pick in the CNBC Stock Draft Challenge. The Beardstown Ladies finished second in last year’s challenge and hope to improve on that standing and bring home the top prize this year. (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)



In the last few years, the phrase “fake news” has worked its way into our vocabulary. It is a phrase used to describe information that is accepted as fact by some but disbelieved by others.