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Carl Icahn urges U.S. SEC to 'rethink' proposed rule change for proxy advisers

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday urged the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission to rethink a proposed rule change for proxy adviser firms, saying it would make...
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The coming fight over who controls digital health data

The coming fight over who controls digital health data

4 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

Spending for consumer digital healthcare companies is set to explode in the next few years; the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is...
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2 CEOs on the Future of Digital Health

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Happy Monday, readers! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. Fortune ‘s 2019 Global Forum began on Monday in Paris. I encourage readers to catch up on the panels, one-on-one...
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The House Fund closes its second fund with $44 million to pour into UC Berkeley grads, alums, and faculty

4 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

In 2016, we profiled a then-24-year-old named Jeremy Fiance who had managed to pool together $6 million for a fund focused on his alma mater, UC Berkeley, where as as student...
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Carla Fried: What every buy-and-hold retirement saver needs to check ASAP

Carla Fried: What every buy-and-hold retirement saver needs to check ASAP

4 hours ago   |   Stl Today   |   2 articles

Patience is at the heart of long-term investing success. Time in the market, not market timing is the popular maxim at the heart of being a buy-and-hold investor. But buy and...
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Carla Fried: No-commission trading is a threat to your investing success

Carla Fried: No-commission trading is a threat to your investing success

4 hours ago   |   Stl Today   |   2 articles

In October, discount brokerage firms were falling all over each other trying to hand out what looks like an enticing treat: no commissions when you trade stocks, mutual funds...
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Funko Goes To Hollywood With A Brick-And-Mortar Retail Experience

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

The pop-culture brand hopes it will put the experience back in retail experience by immersing fans in the multibillion-dollar franchises and fandoms they invest in.
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WPP sues over its acquisition of Walmart's former agency, and the suit shows the retailer's early advertising struggles

WPP sues over its acquisition of Walmart's former agency, and the suit shows the retailer's early advertising struggles

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ad holding company giant WPP sued two private equity firms and former executives at agency Triad Retail Media, which WPP acquired in 2016 for $300 million. WPP alleges the...
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Home insurance startup Luko raises $22 million for AI that reduces domestic accidents

Home insurance startup Luko raises $22 million for AI that reduces domestic accidents

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Accel has led a $22 million investment in French startup Luko, which uses sensors, data, and machine learning to help avoid household accidents.
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Nespresso just spent $1.2 million to fix a problem it created by existing

8 hours ago   |   Fast Company

The coffee pod company is investing the money to help New York City's recycling centers better recycle their coffee capsules (and, to be fair, a lot of other small pieces of...
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Earth is headed for its second warmest year in recorded history

Earth is headed for its second warmest year in recorded history

Data from the U.S. government sure seems to indicate that the Earth is warming (despite what the current leadership may say). Apparently, the globe just experienced the... Read more ...

The New York state attorney general is investigating WeWork amid layoffs

The New York state attorney general is investigating WeWork amid layoffs

Reuters reported that the New York State Attorney General is investigating WeWork in the latest crisis facing the embattled workspace giant. The company confirmed that it had... Read more ...

Chick-fil-A no longer funding Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Chick-fil-A no longer funding Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Chick-Fil-A has stopped donating to The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, two organizations that have come under fire from LGBTQ... Read more ...

Boeing shareholders are suing the board, alleging 'careless' handling of the...

Boeing shareholders are suing the board, alleging 'careless' handling of the 737 Max development and the crisis that followed

Boeing's board members were careless in their oversight of the Boeing 737 Max , leading to a "loss of credibility in the marketplace, a damaged reputation and billions in... Read more ...

The coming fight over who controls digital health data

The coming fight over who controls digital health data

Spending for consumer digital healthcare companies is set to explode in the next few years; the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is... Read more ...

Carla Fried: No-commission trading is a threat to your investing success

Carla Fried: No-commission trading is a threat to your investing success

In October, discount brokerage firms were falling all over each other trying to hand out what looks like an enticing treat: no commissions when you trade stocks, mutual funds... Read more ...

'Not on Netflix' and proud of it, Tubi boasts in ads

'Not on Netflix' and proud of it, Tubi boasts in ads

Netflix. Disney+. HBO Max. Apple TV+. For anyone getting tired of all the mounting number of streaming sites charging a monthly fee for shows and movies, a lesser-known service... Read more ...

DOJ to throw out decades-old film business regulations. But what impact will...

DOJ to throw out decades-old film business regulations. But what impact will it have?

The so-called Paramount decrees - the regulations that have governed Hollywood since the heyday of Marilyn Monroe - are taking their final bow. The U.S. Justice Department is... Read more ...

Coty climbs after agreeing to pay $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie...

Coty climbs after agreeing to pay $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie Jenner's makeup line

Coty announced Monday that it agreed to pay $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics, the makeup line owned by Kylie Jenner. Shares of Coty gained as much as 4.9%... Read more ...

A professor specializing in drug crime used his knowledge to launder $2.5...

A professor specializing in drug crime used his knowledge to launder $2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan money, federal prosecutors claim

Professor Bruce Bagley wrote a textbook on drug trafficking and organized crime. Now federal prosecutors claim he used his knowledge to launder $2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan... Read more ...