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Zoom's lightning-fast ascent to $100 billion made big acquisitions a sudden priority

5 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Zoom's $14.7 billion acquisition of Five9, one of the largest cloud transactions on record, is the first sign of the company using its hefty market to do deals.
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Burns: What history tells us about stock market returns

31 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune


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Bitcoin trading volumes have plunged to their lowest levels this year. This chart shows how steep the drop has been

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Photo illustration by Edward Smith/Getty Images Bitcoin trading volumes have slumped to their lowest level this year, on par with summer 2020. July's weekly average of $3...
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The week the Delta variant threatened the economy

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Delta variant of the coronavirus is putting the unvaccinated at risk. Irfan Khan/Getty Images The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus now makes up the...
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Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in 12 years

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip...
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Jeremy Grantham's GMO says stocks are overvalued by every metric, but there are 3 strategies investors can use to weather a crash

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Jeremy Grantham cofounded the asset management firm GMO. Boston Globe/Getty Images Stocks worldwide are expensive and US stock valuations are at concerning levels, Jeremy...
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Why China's crypto crackdown is creating 'tremendous' opportunities for miners in other countries, according to industry execs

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Olga Maltseva/Getty Images Insider spoke to two bitcoin mining industry executives about the state of the industry after China's crackdown. The drop in bitcoin's hashrate as a...
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THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Insider Intelligence , Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report...
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From clip art to Comic Sans: These screenshots from 25 years ago show just how much the internet has changed

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Web Design Museum A report from Morgan Stanley analysts in 1996 predicted the prevalence of the internet. It said a person of intermediate web literacy was anyone who simply...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

2 hours ago   |   Politico

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators... Read more ...

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 24, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage rates have shifted since last week and month - some rates are a little lower, while others are a little higher. Overall, it's a good... Read more ...

From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans...

A group of employees pictured in Gstaad, Switzerland. Sean Hoff, Moniker Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For... Read more ...

Videos of bar lines wrapping around the block are going viral. We asked 5...

People attend the "Ricky Powell: The Individualist" after party at Le Bain At The Standard on June 14, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images As NYC bars reopened this... Read more ...

A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be...

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul... Read more ...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has intensified the problem. Read more ...

At JFK, Covid-19 Story Told By Gold And Diamonds, Switzerland And India

Gold and Switzerland are a metaphor for a nation unnerved by a fast-moving and deadly virus. Diamonds and India are a metaphor for people looking to reclaim their lives, buoyed... Read more ...

Formula 1 Champion Nico Rosberg: Governments Must Do More For Electric Vehicles

Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg explains how sustainable racing can raise environmental awareness but governments still need to do more to promote the rollout of electric vehicles. Read more ...

This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's...

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9... Read more ...

Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US... Read more ...