Three-time Olympic medalist Lindsay Vonn admits that she wasn’t exactly a natural when she first starting skiing professionally at age 7. “I was never the most talented skier but I outwork people,” Vonn tells CNBC Make It. Vonn, 35, retired from competitive skiing in February 2019 after nearly three decades. During that time she won an Olympic gold
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Kevin O’Leary, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” isn’t one to shy away from offering business advice – from small business owners to anyone trying to save extra money or in need of career guidance. And on the debut of his CNBC web series “Money Dispute,” O’Leary helped a woman named Denise who was arguing with her family over an inheritance dispute.  “There’s
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Barry Diller, chairman of Expedia and digital media group IAC, told CNBC on Friday his companies will no longer provide long-term earnings forecasts.  “Guidance is a bad business. We’re out. We’re not doing it anymore,” the billionaire businessman told “Squawk Box.” Diller said the amount of time companies spend to develop guidance is “wasteful” and that employees’ time
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The Slack Technologies Inc. logo is seen behind the “Fearless Girl” statue outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s IPO in New York, U.S. June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Slack shares fell as much as 17% in extended trading on Thursday after the company reported first quarter earnings. Slack reported
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Gap Inc.‘s first-quarter sales fell 43%, the clothing maker reported Thursday, as its stores were shut for much of the period due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Chief Executive Sonia Syngal said in a statement that sales continued to decline into May, after the first quarter ended, but the retailer had online growth of more than
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“Always remember to put others’ needs above your own fears.” Meghan Markle recalled the advice that she got from one of her teachers at Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School in Los Angeles during a virtual commencement address to her alma mater on Wednesday evening.  “That has stuck with me through my entire life,” Markle said,
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Networking has become a whole lot tougher under the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when many people need to build their professional contacts to scope out new job opportunities, in-person networking events have become all but impossible. Not all is lost, however. According to LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman, now is the perfect time to try out
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The first six months of 2020 have brought about overwhelming levels of pain, fear and exhaustion to the black community.  In addition to experiencing disproportionately high levels of death from Covid-19, black Americans are continuing to deal with traumatizing acts of racism and injustice across the country. In the past few months, there have been
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Cans of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup are seen in a supermarket in New York. Richard Levine | Corbis News | Getty Images Campbell Soup raised its full-year profit and sales forecast on Wednesday after beating expectations for third-quarter results as consumers stocked up on soup, pasta sauces and salsa while they stayed at home during
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Matthew Mitchell, center, talks with customers as Sierra Phillips adjusts a denim display at the American Eagle/Aerie store at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio on May 15, 2020. Andrew Spear | The Washington Post | Getty Images American Eagle Outfitters posted a steeper-than-expected loss on Wednesday, as sales and store traffic plummeted following coronavirus-led
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Zoom reported revenue growth of 169% from the previous year in its first-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, and nearly doubled its revenue guidance for the full year, as the coronavirus pandemic drove millions of new customers to the video calling service and turned it into a household name. Shares fell 4% in after-hours trading during the
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The phones have been ringing at a steady clip in Samuel J. Himmelstein’s office in New York City. Himmelstein, a lawyer who represents tenants and renters in the city, says that while he might typically receive 10 phone calls or emails a day from prospective clients who need legal help, the coronavirus pandemic has increased
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Now that the weather is warming up and Covid-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders are lifting across the country, many people are antsy to get out there and travel after a brutal cooped-up spring. And while hitting the road may be a good idea for both the economy and the country’s collective mental health, it’s not risk
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