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Former NBA All Star Chris Webber is launching a $100 million fund to help minority entrepreneurs get ahead in cannabis. He told why it's crucial to build an inclusive industry from the start

Former NBA All Star Chris Webber is launching a $100 million fund to help minority entrepreneurs get ahead in cannabis. He told why it's crucial to build an inclusive industry from the start

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber has a new mission: Helping minority entrepreneurs access the economic boom created by the wave of cannabis...
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A digital artist known for his satirical paintings is breaking sales records, making over $10 million on 2 crytpo-art pieces

A digital artist known for his satirical paintings is breaking sales records, making over $10 million on 2 crytpo-art pieces

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Digital artist Mike Winkelmann - known online as Beeple - has broken crypto-art records. His art is poised to bring in over $10 million on two digital...
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Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck used by Steph Curry-backed bookings startup Snapcommerce to raise $85 million

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck used by Steph Curry-backed bookings startup Snapcommerce to raise $85 million

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Toronto-based messenger commerce startup Snapcommerce has raised a fresh funding round of $85 million. The company is the parent of travel bookings...
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Nets' Updated Trade Targets with 2021 NBA Deadline Approaching

10 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   7 articles

The Brooklyn Nets did their heavy lifting in the trade market early with the mid-January megamove for James Harden. They lost depth, size and defense in the exchange, but they...
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How to watch the 2021 NBA All-Star Game this Sunday on TNT

How to watch the 2021 NBA All-Star Game this Sunday on TNT

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET on March 7. You can watch the event on TNT through cable or live streaming services. At $35...
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Zion Williamson And Ja Morant Lead NBA Rising Stars Rosters

1 day ago   |   Forbes   |   4 articles

Former AAU teammates Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans and Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies lead the list of 20 players selected by NBA assistant coaches for the...
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How Passing Is Increasing The Value Of A Couple Of NBA Big Men

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Two NBA veterans are showing their worth this season with a renewed willingness to pass.
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NBA, PepsiCo Renew Marketing Partnership As Brand Reveals Anthony Davis Commercial, Jayson Tatum Chip Flavor

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Los Angeles Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis stars in Ruffels' first commercial in a decade as part of the NBA's new multi-year marketing partnership with PepsiCo, extending and...
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Despite Top-Ten Status, Defense Still A Work In Progress For Phoenix Suns

4 days ago   |   Forbes

At the outset of the 2020-21 NBA season, the Phoenix Suns set the goal to be a top-10 defensive, team and so far, they're on pace to do it.
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NBA Teams Eager For The Orlando Magic Fire Sale - Except The Magic

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Contending teams across the NBA are looking longingly at the Orlando Magic roster, seeing players on a forlorn team who could help for a championship push. Yet, the Magic...
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The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

Summary List Placement The federal government's debt pile is on track to nearly double over the next three decades, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office... Read more ...

10-year Treasury yield jumps past 1.5% as Fed chief Powell pledges 'patient'...

10-year Treasury yield jumps past 1.5% as Fed chief Powell pledges 'patient' stance on rising inflation

Summary List Placement The yield on the 10-year Treasury note reclaimed the 1.5% level on Thursday, hitting again at its highest in more than a year, after Federal Reserve... Read more ...

Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000...

Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000 Taycan Cross Turismo EV - see both

Summary List Placement Alongside Thursday's Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV launch, Porsche gave us two other electrified offerings: a pair of e-bikes that complement the... Read more ...

Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia...

Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia as the EU fails to secure supplies

Summary List Placement Italy has blocked a shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which was bound for Australia, in the first use of emergency powers the EU introduced... Read more ...

Disney plans to close at least 60 stores across North America in 2021

Disney plans to close at least 60 stores across North America in 2021

Summary List Placement Disney plans to close 60 stores across North America by the end of 2021 to focus on e-commerce, the company announced Wednesday. The closures will affect... Read more ...

Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes...

Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes - tour the $91,000 Cross Turismo

Summary List Placement The Taycan , Porsche's first EV, has been a hit so far. Riding on that popularity, Porsche introduced its much-anticipated wagon variant on... Read more ...

Coinbase's direct listing is 'an Amazon moment for crypto,' and will bring...

Coinbase's direct listing is 'an Amazon moment for crypto,' and will bring cryptocurrency further into mainstream finance, D.A. Davidson says

Summary List Placement Coinbase's upcoming direct listing will be an "Amazon moment" for cryptocurrencies, according to D.A. Davidson. The firm initiated coverage of the crypto... Read more ...

We talked to 67 Black women CEOs and executives about their time in...

We talked to 67 Black women CEOs and executives about their time in corporate America. Here are our biggest takeaways

Summary List Placement Corporate America is a notoriously hostile environment for Black women, but a growing cohort of leaders is paving the way for increased representation... Read more ...

US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly... Read more ...