Wealth

Millennials are being squeezed out of the world’s middle class as incomes stagnate and costs rise, according to research by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In a report published Wednesday, the 36-nation intergovernmental economic body said younger people were struggling to make it into that bracket, while those who were already included
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Private jet company Vista Global agreed to acquire JetSmarter, betting that the value of JetSmarter’s technology will outweigh the controversy and lawsuits still dogging the company. Terms and price weren’t disclosed. The deal, once approved, will be an equity swap, with JetSmarter investors receiving equity in Vista Global. Vista said it plans to integrate JetSmarter’s
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The U.S. Department of Justice charged 50 people last month in a multi-million-dollar scheme that allowed rich parents to cheat the college admissions system. By faking standardized test scores and bribing athletics officials, those parents managed to get their kids into elite schools like Georgetown, Stanford, Yale, and USC. But what if you don’t want
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Apple TV Plus. Apple News Plus. Apple Arcade. Apple Card. All the details still haven’t been announced, like pricing and mechanics, but Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted Hollywood royalty at the company’s Cupertino headquarters last week. The promise: a new model for digital commerce and digital content that emphasizes privacy over targeting and subscriptions over
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Yale University has rescinded the admission of a student linked to the national college admissions scandal that implicated 50 people, including celebrities, coaches and administrators, in paying and accepting bribes to get students into elite colleges. Thomas Conroy, Yale University spokesman, told CNBC the university “has rescinded the admission of one student as a result
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Have tech companies gotten so big that it’s bad for the economy? Senator Elizabeth Warren says so. She’s proposing to break up not one, but several tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. She says they shouldn’t be allowed to both run distributor platforms and compete on them. It’s like being an umpire and
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The University of Southern California has blocked students who were linked to the admissions scandal from registering for classes and getting their transcripts. Among the students enrolled in USC are the daughters of “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, whom federal prosecutors charged with paying $500,000 in bribes to get
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The far-left policy proposals from freshman firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and some of the candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination are wrong for America, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC on Friday. “I worry as an American about the direction of one of our two major parties going toward socialist,” said Cantor,
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Federal prosecutors charged dozens of people on Tuesday in a giant college entrance scandal in which wealthy parents, including some high-profile actresses and a slew of business executives, paid bribes and worked with cooperating witnesses to get their children into top colleges across the U.S. The sprawling investigation made airwaves across the country, as people
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