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How a quiet, behind-the-scenes fixer became CEO of the fourth-biggest advertising company - and how he plans to keep its momentum going

How a quiet, behind-the-scenes fixer became CEO of the fourth-biggest advertising company - and how he plans to keep its momentum going

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Top ad-holding company CEOs traditionally have big public profiles and backgrounds in finance or consulting. IPG's Philippe Krakowsky, on the other hand...
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Saratoga Springs commissioner announces mayoral run on new ballot line

3 hours ago   |   Times Union

Saratoga Springs Commissioner of Public Safety Robin Dalton will run for mayor as a third-party candidate. But to do it, she and candidate for Commissioner of Finance Adam...
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Second UK inquiry into ex-PM David Cameron lobbying scandal announced by select committee of MPs

Second UK inquiry into ex-PM David Cameron lobbying scandal announced by select committee of MPs

3 hours ago   |   RT

The UK's Treasury Committee has announced it will hold an inquiry into the government lobbying scandal surrounding former Prime Minister David Cameron, which has now engulfed...
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot looks to earmark nearly $1 billion in federal stimulus to pay off city's COVID-19 borrowing

4 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to spend nearly $1 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money to pay off the short term borrowing her administration has used to get through the first...
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Coinbase climbs 13% in trading debut as valuation hovers around $100 billion

Coinbase climbs 13% in trading debut as valuation hovers around $100 billion

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Shares of Coinbase climbed as much as 13% on Wednesday in its hotly anticipated trading debut on the Nasdaq. The direct listing had a $250-per-share...
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Litigation funders are seeing opportunities for big returns in bankruptcies. Here's how 4 firms are playing it

Litigation funders are seeing opportunities for big returns in bankruptcies. Here's how 4 firms are playing it

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement More than a year into the global coronavirus pandemic, businesses across the United States are still filing for bankruptcy at high rates. Investors who...
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The Biden administration reportedly spent months preparing for an inflation spike that hasn't come yet - and it's still worried

The Biden administration reportedly spent months preparing for an inflation spike that hasn't come yet - and it's still worried

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Biden administration spent much of its first days in office testing how further stimulus might drive inflation higher. No modeled scenario saw price...
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Houlihan Lokey is sending its bankers on all-expenses paid vacations and bumping base comp and bonuses for junior employees, as perks keep flowing on Wall Street

Houlihan Lokey is sending its bankers on all-expenses paid vacations and bumping base comp and bonuses for junior employees, as perks keep flowing on Wall Street

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Wall Street is keeping the perks coming. Houlihan Lokey is the latest financial services firm to offer perks to junior talent, as Wall Street...
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With 100 days to go, Tokyo scrambles to stage pandemic Olympics

With 100 days to go, Tokyo scrambles to stage pandemic Olympics

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

TOKYO - When Japan won the bid to host the Olympic Games eight years ago, it billed Tokyo as a reliable and secure location, contrasting it with rivals struggling with finances...
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Personal Finance Insider's investing expert panel

Personal Finance Insider's investing expert panel

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead Sticky Whether you're looking for an online brokerage or stock trading app , Personal Finance Insider is here to help inform...
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It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart, prosecutor says

A prosecutor gave more details Wednesday following two arrests authorities say relate to college student Kristin Smart's disappearance in 1996. Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

ATLANTA - Ben Askren says his boxing match with Jake Paul isn't for anybody but himself. In the lead-up to the Triller Fight Club headliner on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Yankees dropped another series to a division rival with Wednesday's 5-4 loss, as Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer off Chad Green to... Read more ...

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Molina is the sixth catcher to hit the 2,000 game mark, but the first to reach that milestone with one team. Read more ...

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by a Maryland state trooper released a statement. Read more ...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

The US military will begin a full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan starting on May 1, and complete the process by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks... Read more ...