Natasha Alipour Faridani | DigitalVision | Getty Images The government’s release of data on businesses that have participated in the Paycheck Protection Program confirms what many in the financial advice industry already knew: Wealth management firms were among those to have taken the government loans. The data released by the Small Business Administration and Treasury
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The internet Musk believed the internet, nascent in the ’90s, would “fundamentally change humanity,” he said on the podcast. “I would not regard this as a profound insight but rather an obvious one,” Musk said. He compared the internet to the human nervous system: “If you didn’t have a nervous system, you wouldn’t know what’s
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From self-guided fall foliage tours to weekends at the lake, booking a secluded cabin is an easy way to avoid crowds this autumn.  Cabins today come in every incarnation imaginable, from traditional log designs to modern wonders, and in sizes ranging from palatial estates to one-room shacks located smack in the middle of a pond. 
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Macy’s at Valencia Town Center Mall opens for curbside pickup service during COVID-19 outbreak on May 21, 2020 in Santa Clarita, California. Robin L Marshall | Getty Images Macy’s said Wednesday it swung to a first-quarter loss, in line with its previously announced estimates, as the coronavirus pandemic helped slice sales nearly in half.  Chief Executive Jeff
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The EU on Tuesday released its much-anticipated list of countries whose residents will be permitted to travel into the region starting tomorrow. Who’s in? Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. If China reopens its borders to EU residents, it will also be
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A driver for an independent contractor to FedEx Corp. pushes a cart with packages for delivery in New York, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of FedEx jumped 9.4% in extended trading on Tuesday after a surge in pandemic-fueled home deliveries helped the U.S. package carrier post
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From January through May, 10.9% of the global population of 2,825 billionaires made confirmed monetary donations to Covid-19 pandemic-related causes, according to a report published Tuesday by Wealth-X, a market research firm covering the world’s wealthiest people.  Other billionaires could have given money through a third party or anonymously, a Wealth-X spokesperson tells CNBC Make It,
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It’s impossible to think about racial injustice in the U.S. without looking at the distribution of dollars.  In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially — through the stock market,  net worth and homeownership — Black families trail White families. “To put it simply, we don’t have a level playing field,” said Evelyn Brodkin, an associate professor
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Gary Vaynerchuk wishes young people would stop aspiring to make millions of dollars. The 44-year-old self-made multimillionaire entrepreneur and CEO of VaynerMedia says he’s seen that chasing millions makes people unhappy in life.  “If you’re under 25, you think you have to make a million dollars a year to even be in the game,” Vaynerchuk tells
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There were 2,825 billionaires in the world in 2019, up 8.5% from 2,604 billionaires in 2018, according to market research firm Wealth-X. That’s the most billionaires there have been since Wealth-X began tracking the numbers in 2010. And the billionaires’ combined net worth was $9.4 trillion last year, up from $8.6 trillion in 2018.  Why did
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There were more new billionaires created in Asia last year than in any other region, according to data firm Wealth-X’s Billionaire Census 2020. The region’s wealthy recovered from market fluctuations that battered their finances in 2018 to record an uptick in billionaire population and overall wealth in 2019. Asia’s total billionaire population grew 12% over the year
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Micron Technology’s hard drive for data center customers is presented at a product launch event in San Francisco, October 24, 2019. Stephen Nellis | Reuters Micron Technology on Monday forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates as home-bound employees and students spur demand for its chips that power notebooks and data centers, sending its shares
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The state of the Covid-19 pandemic on both a global and national scale, is “more bleak than I would have expected,” Bill Gates said on CNN’s “Coronavirus Town Hall” Thursday. “Because our behavior and our contact-tracing is not working well [in the U.S.], we continue to have very large case spread. And it is embarrassing,”
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Everybody has an opinion on Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Some, like Charlie Munger, don’t agree with his methods, but others are fans of his brash entrepreneurial spirit. Count fellow billionaire Mark Cuban in the latter category. “I like Elon Musk,” Cuban told The New York Post in a story that published on Saturday. “He can be full of himself
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