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Economy 2021-07-28T20:13:18Z

AOC on Sinema blocking $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill: 'Good luck tanking your own party's investment'

The New York congresswoman criticized the key moderate for coming out against Senate Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending bill.
Economy 2021-07-28T23:20:57Z
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Biden's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal advances in the Senate in major test vote

The price tag for a larger, Democratic-only spending plan was thrown into doubt after key moderate Kyrsten Sinema came out against it.
Premium Strategy 2021-07-28T18:27:57Z
Ray Dalio

We tried Ray Dalio's instant-feedback tool on Zoom. It's not for the faint of heart.

The billionaire hedge-fund investor is known for "radical transparency" at his office, but is there such a thing as too much?
Science 2021-07-28T12:01:00Z
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Careers 2021-07-28T13:39:48Z
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Here's more evidence that even $100,000 starting salaries can't persuade graduates to sign up to Wall Street's grueling hours

Graduates told the New York Times that a long-term career in investment banking isn't an attractive proposition.
Premium Markets 2021-07-28T09:15:00Z
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Wall Street legend Richard Dennis conducted an intellectual experiment that turned 23 novice investors into overnight millionaires. Here are the 6 trading rules and philosophies that his 'turtle traders' live by.

Dennis not only turned a $1,600 loan into a $200 million fortune for himself but also taught "turtle traders" to trade their way to millions.
Economy 2021-07-28T21:22:42Z

A 10% raise helped McDonald's ease its worker shortage, CEO says

Ending unemployment benefits early also may have played a role in getting workers back, according to the CEO.

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Markets 2021-07-29T00:07:21Z

Robinhood prices IPO at $38 per share, valuing the online brokerage app at $32 billion

The pricing comes at the bottom end of the range set by Robinhood during its investor roadshow this month.
Advertising 2021-07-29T00:02:00Z

US TV advertisers will spend close to $20 billion in this year's upfronts

US TV advertisers will increase their upfront TV spending by 7.6% this year to $19.90 billion—this assumes a continuing recovery from the pandemic.

A Texas deputy attorney general caught some heat after calling US Olympian Simone Biles a 'selfish, childish national embarrassment'

Aaron Reitz, a deputy attorney general in Texas, later apologized, saying he "opined on subjects for which I am not adequately versed."
Finance 2021-07-28T23:03:00Z

AI in Insurance: How three forward-looking insurers are infusing AI into their front, middle, and back offices

Insider Intelligence assesses the business impact of forward-looking insurers implementing AI in their front, middle, and back offices.
Science 2021-07-28T22:43:11Z

Russia is set to dock a long-awaited new module to the space station on Thursday

The Nauka module is 14 years late and had technical issues once it finally launched. But Russia is finally ready to dock it to the space station.
Premium Tech 2021-07-28T22:23:03Z

5 tech workers reveal how restrictive NDAs left them struggling to get a job and isolated from friends

The personal impact of NDAs are more significant than many people realize. These tech workers learned from first-hand experience.
Politics 2021-07-28T22:18:59Z

McConnell just said he'll vote to advance Biden's bipartisan infrastructure deal in a major test vote

McConnell's approval comes after Sens. Portman and Sinema met with President Biden last month to negotiate the framework of the infrastructure deal.

Taiwan is buying high-tech US fighter-jet pods to keep a closer eye on China's navy

The Taiwanese air force has 142 F-16 fighters and has ordered 66 more advanced F-16V jets from the US.
Retail 2021-07-28T22:01:00Z

5G will advance payments and mobile commerce

5G technology could bring about positive changes to the retail industry, as retailers seek to maintain their digital transformation efforts.
Science 2021-07-28T21:56:16Z

Marine scientists spotted a 'real-life' SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star near an underwater mountain in the Atlantic

A NOAA expedition spotted marine animals living a mile under the Atlantic waves. Two of those creatures resembled their cartoon counterparts.
Markets 2021-07-28T15:39:23Z

A $60 billion investment advisor quadrupled its money on Snap stock in 16 months — and likely scored a $4 billion gain

Edgewood Management's Snap stake soared from $735 million to $2.6 billion in the space of a year, and it's worth $3.7 billion today.
Premium Markets 2021-07-28T08:45:00Z

Bank of America explains how it's adjusting its European stock portfolio as COVID-19 variants threaten global growth

COVID-19 is back in Europe as the Delta variant surges. Here's which European sectors Bank of America is upgrading and downgrading.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-28T11:30:00Z

The 9 behind-the-scenes players who can make or break a digital-health startup

From lawyers and analysts to industry insiders, these professionals work behind the scenes to help digital-health companies succeed.
Retail 2020-09-10T14:00:38Z

The DOJ just seized an ancient artifact from Hobby Lobby. Here are 16 of the biggest controversies in the craft chain's nearly 50-year history.

We took a closer look at Hobby Lobby's biggest scandals, from the smuggling of biblical artifacts to endangering employees during the pandemic.
Premium Tech 2021-07-28T12:30:00Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck customer service startup Dixa used to bag a $105 million Series C led by Uber-backer General Atlantic

Copenhagen-based customer service startup Dixa, founded in 2015, has raised $105 million in a Series C round led by General Atlantic.

We're asking female CEOs and executives of color about their success in corporate Europe. Tell us who you think we should be speaking with.

Insider wants to tell the stories of the women of color who made it in corporate Europe – and share their advice to others looking to do the same.
Retail 2021-07-28T21:53:48Z

Johnson & Johnson is facing a lawsuit for marketing its baby powder that's accused of causing cancer to Black women

The National Council of Negro Women is suing Johnson & Johnson for aggressively advertising allegedly carcinogenic talc baby powder to Black women.
Education 2021-07-28T21:46:48Z

The 9 best young adult books, according to a high schooler

As a high school teenager, some of my favorite young adult books include "Ready Player One," "Before I Fall," and "All the Bright Places."
Tech 2021-07-28T21:45:28Z

How to set up and customize a new Twitter account

It's easy to set up a Twitter account for business or personal use, on a desktop computer or a mobile device.
Personal Finance 2021-07-28T21:19:09Z

Coinbase review: Crypto investing for individuals and institutions

Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange offering trading, storage, and multiple other features for individuals and businesses.
Reviews 2021-07-28T21:11:31Z

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: The 25 deals our editors have added to their carts during

Here's what the Insider Reviews team is shopping from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, from new fall boots to a sparkling water machine.
Personal Finance 2021-07-28T21:04:26Z

Bilt Mastercard review: Earn rewards for paying rent with no fees, with options to transfer points to airline and hotel partners

The Bilt Mastercard allows you to pay rent to any landlord and earn Bilt Rewards points without fees — and offers great ways to redeem points.
Healthcare 2021-07-28T21:00:00Z

[FREE SLIDE DECK] Key Players in Genetic Testing

We give an overview of the four genetic testing companies – 23andMe, Ancestry, Color, and Invitae – that are racing to the forefront of healthcare.
Reviews 2021-07-28T20:59:09Z

The 7 best bike lights of 2021 for better visibility while cycling at night

Bike lights dramatically improve your visibility and keep you safe while riding your bike at night or in low light. Here are our favorites.
Education 2021-07-28T20:56:36Z

20 historical fiction books that will whisk you to a different world

Here are the best historical fiction books, including "Pachinko," "The Underground Railroad," "The Vanishing Half," "Beloved," and more.
Personal Finance 2021-07-28T20:53:58Z

Andrews Federal Credit Union review: Black-owned institution with low fees

Andrews Federal Credit Union primarily caters to people living in Washington, DC. It's good if you're looking for low minimums and no monthly fees.
Tech News 2021-07-28T17:36:25Z

Twitter is testing a new e-commerce feature, which allows businesses to showcase their products on their Twitter profile

Shop Module, a new in-app shopping feature, will connect Twitter users with products from their favorite brands.
Premium Cannabis 2021-07-28T18:56:55Z

The CEO of cannabis giant Tilray is sitting on a $500 million war chest, and says he's ready to make a deal for a US cannabis company

Tilray CEO Irwin Simon told Insider he's keeping an eye on US cannabis companies with strong assets and good branding.
Tech 2021-07-28T20:56:30Z

Watch this video of Cassie, a bipedal robot that ran a 5K outdoors for the first time, finishing in 53 minutes on a single charge

Cassie, a bipedal robot built at Oregon State University and produced by Agility Robotics, has run its first 5K outdoors, finishing in 53 minutes.
Retail 2021-07-28T14:31:46Z

A table-top gaming company handed out $7,000 bonuses to employees after a boom in pandemic sales. That's more than Microsoft, Walmart, and Facebook.

Games Workshop saw a 70% surge in profits after demand for its miniature figurines skyrocketed during the pandemic.
Premium Retail 2021-07-28T14:25:30Z

Hard-seltzer sales are tanking. But the culprit isn't COVID.

With many patrons returning to bars and restaurants, hard seltzer brands have to play catch-up and expand distribution to meet consumers where they are.
Transportation 2021-07-28T20:42:06Z

Tesla drivers in Elon Musk's tunnel taxis reportedly aren't allowed to talk about him during rides

The Boring Company gives out scripts dictating what drivers can and can't say about Elon Musk, crashes, and the company, TechCrunch reports.
Economy 2021-07-28T20:41:35Z

Rising wages are doing more good than bad, Fed's Powell says

Average wages have soared in recent months as businesses scramble to rehire. The trend isn't concerning and shouldn't boost inflation, Powell said.
Reviews 2021-07-28T20:39:36Z

Several of Spanx's bestsellers are discounted right now during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, including the popular faux-leather leggings

Right now during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, you can save on some of Spanx's most popular leggings, bralettes, and more.
Premium Finance 2021-07-28T20:39:20Z

Credit Suisse has lost at least 65 execs, bankers, and traders after a string of scandals. Here's who's out and where they're heading.

Credit Suisse is set to report quarterly earnings on July 29. The bank has lost a string of dealmakers and traders in recent months amid Archegos fallout.
Personal Finance 2021-07-28T20:37:58Z

Hope Credit Union review: Black-owned credit union with high rates and low fees

Hope Credit Union is a Black-owned credit union in the South. There are no monthly service fees for several accounts, and it pays competitive rates.
Reviews 2021-07-28T20:34:32Z

The 76 best deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale — from fashion to beauty to home

Day one of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 has hundreds of amazing deals. Check out some of the best deals on fashion, beauty, and home goods now.
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