Wealth

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, has been on a mission since March to end the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite working 18-hour days, Fauci, who turns 80 this month, said he never plans on stopping. “It would be unconscionable to walk away from this,” Fauci said during a Q&A panel with Harvard T.H.
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Throughout the pandemic, day trading has become extremely popular, especially among young people who, in most cases, have never invested in the stock market before. Coronavirus-induced lockdowns provided some with more time on their hands to try trading apps, like Robinhood, which are seeing a surge in business; millions of Americans are unemployed and may think
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Legendary artist Dolly Parton has truly done it all. She has received 50 Grammy Award nominations, three Emmy Award nominations and one Tony Award nomination, has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, created theme park Dollywood and starred in multiple Netflix specials, all while building The Dollywood Foundation where she started book-gifting program Dolly Parton’s Imagination
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When Bob Iger made the stunning decision to step down as CEO of The Walt Disney Company in February, many speculated about his next steps – including whether he had planned to run for president. Although he decided against it, Iger seriously considered running for office multiple times, he said on Tuesday’s “Coffee with The Greats”
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Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome Trust, at in the final session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa meeting at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, on September 06, 2019, in Cape Town. Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images Despite now being a scientific advisor to the U.K. government on the coronavirus, Professor Jeremy Farrar pretty
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When Bob Iger became the CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005, he had a risky idea: buy Pixar. At the time, Walt Disney Animation Studios had been “faltering,” Iger said during an interview with Bloomberg’s “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations” published Wednesday. Pixar and Disney had a joint venture to co-produce Pixar’s films,
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According to self-made billionaire Mark Cuban, the future of America post-pandemic, or what he calls “America 2.0,” will look “different.” “My dad always said that you don’t live in the world you were born into, and that’s not going to change,” Cuban said during a Q&A session at the George W. Bush Center on Oct. 21. “The
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Although negotiations surrounding a new coronavirus relief bill have resumed between Democrats and Republicans, it is still unclear whether new legislation will pass before the new year. Over nine months have passed since President Donald Trump signed the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act. Since, Congress has remained at an
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The most complete collection of Supreme T-shirts is being offered for sale at Christie’s for about $2 million, highlighting the soaring value of the luxury streetwear brand and the growing importance of a new generation in the collectibles world. The T-shirt collection is the only complete set of Supreme’s “box-logo” T-shirts, which were released since
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Wine touring has traditionally been for adults only, but that may be changing. Western Australia is at the forefront of a small but growing trend to turn wine touring into a travel activity the whole family can enjoy. Though international travelers aren’t allowed to enter Australia right now, the distribution of effective Covid-19 vaccines may
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Recently, there has been much debate about whether billionaires should exist, an idea popularized by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But to former Alphabet executive chairman and investor Eric Schmidt, who is worth more than $17 billion, the idea that extreme wealth is a moral failure is reductive. “We would probably all be better off spending more
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SoulCycle announced Tuesday that Evelyn Webster will take over the role of chief executive officer in mid-December, the company told CNBC Make It. The announcement comes 12 months after Melanie Welan resigned from her position as CEO on Nov. 26, 2019, citing the need for new leadership. Sunder Reddy, SoulCycle’s chief financial officer since 2017,
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Many charities have seen a surge in donations since the coronavirus crisis began. Now, on Giving Tuesday, pandemic-related nonprofits could get an unprecedented extra bump. Charitable donations generally get a big boost on “Giving Tuesday,” a single day specifically focused on charity in the shopping-heavy week after Thanksgiving. Last year, the #GivingTuesday effort raised nearly $2
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For Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, his interest in finance began at a young age. When he was growing up, Dimon’s father, Theodore Dimon, and his paternal grandfather, Panos Papademetriou, worked as stock brokers at Shearson, Hammill & Co. “It starts with my grandfather,” Dimon said on the “Coffee with The Greats” podcast
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