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Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending steep drops this week

46 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market's heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth...
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Prada just reached a settlement after its 2018 blackface controversy that'll mandate 'racial equity training' for employees - including the C-suite in Milan. But for some, that's not enough

Prada just reached a settlement after its 2018 blackface controversy that'll mandate 'racial equity training' for employees - including the C-suite in Milan. But for some, that's not enough

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Three black entrepreneurs and professionals with ties to the fashion industry spoke to Business Insider about Prada's settlement with the New York City Commission on Human...
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I didn't believe in saving for retirement in my 20s, but I changed my ways when I realized how much I'd have to save each month to retire by 65

I didn't believe in saving for retirement in my 20s, but I changed my ways when I realized how much I'd have to save each month to retire by 65

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I didn't do much to plan for retirement in my 20s - the idea seemed so far away, what was the point of putting money away now? But my thinking shifted when I saw my parents...
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These are the 16 most unreliable car brands for 2020

These are the 16 most unreliable car brands for 2020

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

JD Power's vehicle-dependability study measures the number of issues reported by owners of three-year-old vehicles. In the 2020 survey, respondents reported an average of 134...
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The head of Salesforce's international business is joining hot AI startup Celonis, amid a bigger shakeup at the cloud software giant

The head of Salesforce's international business is joining hot AI startup Celonis, amid a bigger shakeup at the cloud software giant

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Salesforce, which just announced the departure of co-CEO Keith Block, is losing another key executive: Miguel Milano, president of the cloud giant's international...
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Wealth managers are racing to lock down next-gen financial advisers before a big retirement wave. Here's everything we know how recruiting, handover plans, and pay are evolving to keep up

Wealth managers are racing to lock down next-gen financial advisers before a big retirement wave. Here's everything we know how recruiting, handover plans, and pay are evolving to keep up

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's a critical moment for the wealth management industry's efforts around recruiting and training talent. The industry is expected to lose thousands of advisers to retirements...
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Wall Street thinks Disney's new CEO Bob Chapek will be the company's profit protector as it undergoes a radical transformation

Wall Street thinks Disney's new CEO Bob Chapek will be the company's profit protector as it undergoes a radical transformation

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Disney on Tuesday abruptly announced longtime Disney exec Bob Chapek as its new CEO, replacing Bob Iger, who is stepping into an executive chairman role until his planned...
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We're All on This Sick Planet Together

5 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control warned that the United States should brace itself for a widespread outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. “It's not so...
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Oil demand was set to rise in 2020, then the coronavirus outbreak hit

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

At an oil industry event this week, as a waiter circled a ballroom only half-full of analysts and executives, an attendee presented with a tray of finger-food dumplings greeted...
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Think you can tell a human from a robot? Here are some of the smartest chatbots that have conversations

Think you can tell a human from a robot? Here are some of the smartest chatbots that have conversations

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of Business Insider Intelligence's Connectivity & Tech coverage. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more insights like this with our Connectivity &...
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Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Novak Djokovic asked the crowd to applaud tennis great Maria Sharapova after...

Novak Djokovic asked the crowd to applaud tennis great Maria Sharapova after finding out on the court that she was retiring

After tennis great Maria Sharapova announced her retirement Wednesday, 17-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic honored the Russian star with an off-the-cuff tribute at the... Read more ...

4 major questions facing Disney now that Bob Iger has abruptly exited his...

4 major questions facing Disney now that Bob Iger has abruptly exited his CEO role

Bob Iger stepped down from his role as Disney CEO on Tuesday and longtime Disney exec Bob Chapek took his place. Iger led the company through major acquisitions and... Read more ...

More people are being diagnosed with coronavirus outside China than in...

More people are being diagnosed with coronavirus outside China than in - another indication that the virus is nearing pandemic status

COVID-19 is spreading around the globe rapidly. It's now on every continent, except Antarctica. In China, however, the spread of the virus is steadily slowing, a sign that the... Read more ...

LeBron James ate candy on the bench after a dominant performance and sparked...

LeBron James ate candy on the bench after a dominant performance and sparked a Twitter debate about Twizzlers vs Red Vines

After scoring 40 points and helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Pelicans, cameras caught LeBron James eating a stringy licorice candy many assumed to be Red... Read more ...

Bob Chapek has been named Disney's new CEO 'effective immediately,' as Bob...

Bob Chapek has been named Disney's new CEO 'effective immediately,' as Bob Iger steps down

Bob Chapek is the new CEO of Disney, effective immediately, the company announced Tuesday. Chapek, who formerly was the company's parks, experiences, and products chairman... Read more ...

Virgin Galactic's CEO says he's 'gratified' by the stock skyrocketing about...

Virgin Galactic's CEO says he's 'gratified' by the stock skyrocketing about 200% this year

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides celebrated its stock rocketing about 200% since January. "We're gratified by the share price," he said on the space-tourism startup's... Read more ...

Trump is reportedly 'furious' that US stocks have tanked on coronavirus...

Trump is reportedly 'furious' that US stocks have tanked on coronavirus fears - and he's accusing the 'fake news' media of throwing fuel on the fire

President Trump lashed out at the media on Wednesday morning and accused them of hyping up the threat from the coronavirus, which has spread to 37 countries so far. "Low... Read more ...

Trump is said to be furious at grim official warnings about coronavirus, and...

Trump is said to be furious at grim official warnings about coronavirus, and is trying to combat a stock market slide with relentless optimism

President Donald Trump is angry about the stock market downturn, blaming it on warnings from US officials about the spread of the coronavirus, according to The Washington... Read more ...