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Billionaire investor Marc Lasry says the Fed's rampant stimulus makes 2020 a once in a lifetime opportunity for investors, as the US economy is fundamentally fine

28 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Billionaire hedge fund investor Marc Lasry thinks the Fed pouring in trillions of dollars into the system, despite the economy "doing fine" has been lucrative for investors. He...
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Personal Finance Lessons From the Pandemic

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Our writer entered the pandemic believing he was in good shape financially. Now, he says, he has a lot more to do.
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Bills add Jason Sinnarajah as VP of Business Administration

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Buffalo BIlls hired Jason Sinnarajah as their new Senior Vice President of Business Administration. The hiring of Sinnarajah was paired with the hire of Mike McFarlane to...
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XM Cyber raises $17 million to simulate and remediate cyberattacks

XM Cyber raises $17 million to simulate and remediate cyberattacks

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Cybersecurity startup XM Cyber has raised $17 million in series B financing, bringing its total raised to date to $49 million.
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Nearly 10,000 companies backed by venture capital or public equity investors got small-business loans under the PPP

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Startups backed by some of the most well-heeled venture firms received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, a federal initiative designed to keep small businesses...
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A step-by-step guide to writing a personal check, for when Venmo isn't an option

A step-by-step guide to writing a personal check, for when Venmo isn't an option

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Personal checks may not be as popular as they used to be, but it's possible you'll need to use one in the future - even if doing so seems outdated and archaic. There are...
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Sammy Watkins Says He Prioritized Contending over Money with New Chiefs Contract

14 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Finances weren't Sammy Watkins ' sole focus as he pondered his next move this offseason. Watkins signed a one-year, $7 million contract to return to the Super Bowl champion...
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There's a 'commonly offered myth' that financial literacy will close America's racial wealth gap. It's wrong

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A recent CNBC article argued that improving financial literacy among Black people was key to closing the racial wealth gap. However, researchers call this a common myth and say...
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Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy during the pandemic. See which have shut down so far

Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy during the pandemic. See which have shut down so far

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. Before its bankruptcy, however, the retailer made the decision to permanently close 51 stores due to the coronavirus...
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Thailand To Become First Southeast Asian Country To Legalize Same-Sex Unions

18 hours ago   |   Forbes

New bill would allow same-sex couples to jointly adopt children and merge finances.
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Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

President Donald Trump's push to reopen America's schools is about more than children's education. It's about the economy. And it's about his reelection. Because for Trump and... Read more ...

3 things to consider before switching to a new high-yield savings account as...

3 things to consider before switching to a new high-yield savings account as interest rates drop

High-yield savings account rates are dropping in reaction to the Federal Reserve decreasing its rate. Some banks are decreasing their rates more drastically than others, so you... Read more ...

Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy...

Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy during the pandemic. See which have shut down so far

Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. Before its bankruptcy, however, the retailer made the decision to permanently close 51 stores due to the coronavirus... Read more ...

Now that we're all spending more on groceries, it's a great time to get a...

Now that we're all spending more on groceries, it's a great time to get a credit card that earns you bonus points. Here are 6 top options

Some rewards credit cards offer bonus points or cash back on purchases at the grocery store.
 Especially since most of us are spending more money on groceries right now, it's... Read more ...

Kanye West says he had the coronavirus but peddles unfounded conspiracies...

Kanye West says he had the coronavirus but peddles unfounded conspiracies about vaccines

Kanye West said in an interview with Forbes that he had the coronavirus in February. In the same interview, West also said he's running for president under the advisement of... Read more ...

Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its...

Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its pharmacies, and it shows how the pharmacy giant is taking on CVS and Walmart as they beef up their health ambitions

Walgreens is betting big that it can use its retail pharmacy to help people go to the doctor. On Wednesday, the retail pharmacy giant said it plans to open 500 to 700 primary... Read more ...

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

Truepill, a digital pharmacy that enables healthcare companies to deliver prescriptions, has raised $25 million to expand into telehealth. Read more ...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup used to raise $4 million

Dubai-based property tech startup Nomad Homes has raised $4 million in a seed round led by Comcast Ventures. Other investors included Abstract Ventures, Partech, Precursor... Read more ...

Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political...

Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political reasons and not to curb the coronavirus spread

President Donald Trump pushed back at states considering keeping schools closed in the fall, saying that state leaders may be seizing on the opportunity to make a "political... Read more ...

California, other states sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

California, other states sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

The U.S. Department of Education is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert the money to private schools, California and four other... Read more ...