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News 2021-10-24T02:30:27Z
Shipping containers floating in the open ocean

A fire broke out on a cargo ship after about 40 shipping containers fell overboard due to rough seas off the coast of Vancouver Island

"The ship is on fire and expelling toxic gas," the Canadian Coast Guard said of the Zim Kingston, warning other vessels to steer clear.
Retail 2021-10-23T13:20:00Z
Person dressed as ghost holds pumpkin and sign that says boo during Halloween parade

Halloween is back: People are shelling out for candy, costumes, and decor after a quieter 2020

Halloween may have taken a bit of a hiatus last year amid pandemic lockdowns, but it's come back in full force in 2021.
Markets 2021-10-23T16:51:44Z
Worldcoin's orb in Chile

A new cryptocurrency called worldcoin wants to scan 1 billion people's iris by 2023 to speed up digital currency adoption

Worldcoin has scanned more than 100,000 people from different countries through a device called the Orb. The firm is currently valued at $1 billion.
Premium Real Estate 2021-10-22T15:26:50Z
The Road to Home, Home surrounded by question marks and dollar signs
Science 2021-10-23T10:33:00Z
side by side image of space launch system rocket and nasa astronaut victor glover looking up

Photos and video show how NASA stacked its next moon rocket taller than the Statue of Liberty

NASA's Space Launch System is finally standing tall at the Kennedy Space Center, after years of delays.
News 2021-10-23T17:26:35Z
Prop gun, 'Rust' movie

A 'Rust' script supervisor said in a 911 call that the assistant director was 'supposed to check the guns'

"He's responsible for what happened," script supervisor Mamie Mitchell said into the phone, referring to the film's assistant director.
Retail 2021-10-23T19:04:17Z

Walmart offers employees a more 'flexible' way of working, asking them to return to the office next month

Walmart's decision comes as many companies grapple with whether to make a return to the office mandatory for employees who transitioned to remote work early in the pandemic.

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Premium Markets 2021-10-24T10:30:00Z

John Rogers became a legend by building a portfolio of cheap and overlooked stocks that's returned 4,550% over 35 years. He told us how the COVID crash cemented his approach, and the market trends he's watching for future gains.

Ariel Investments founder and legendary stock picker John Rogers told Insider what he's learned over his 35 year career and what he's watching today.
Economy 2021-10-24T10:25:00Z

Meet a 24-year-old who quit 2 jobs during the pandemic as millions of American workers flex newfound power: 'People are learning to respect that leap of faith'

"I'm less hesitant than ever to leave a job because I know there are so many openings in my area and I know what I'm worth," Brandon Holland said.
Tech 2021-10-24T10:22:49Z

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey believes hyperinflation is an impending threat to the US economy — and will change everything

Jack Dorsey used Twitter to express fears about hyperinflation. His comments came amid supply-chain disruptions, which can affect the price of goods.
Economy 2021-10-24T10:15:00Z

Forget the Great Resignation. Gen Z is driving a 'Great Reshuffle' as they quit their crappy jobs in hopes of a better career.

LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky said the Great Resignation is more like a "Great Reshuffle." Gen Z and millennials are switching jobs at high rates.
Tech 2021-10-24T10:09:17Z

Twitter's internal data says its algorithm amplifies right-wing political content over similar content posted by left-wing figures

An internal research team at Twitter said the company's algorithm showed bias toward the political right and tweets from conservative politicians.
Premium Economy 2021-10-24T10:03:00Z

If China's economy keeps stumbling, it won't just take down Beijing — the whole world will collapse with it

Crushed by decades of debt, China is undergoing a radical transition under President Xi Jinping. The result could be economic and political chaos.
Markets 2021-10-24T10:00:00Z

Bitcoin hit 2 milestones this week. 2 experts break down why investing in a futures-based crypto ETF isn't smarter than directly buying bitcoin.

"They're better just purchasing bitcoin than to play the futures game at this point," a private equity CEO said.
Premium Markets 2021-10-24T10:00:00Z

Morgan Stanley analysts name 9 stocks they're highly convinced will surge on Q3 earnings even though this season is plagued by meaningful uncertainties and risks

During an earnings season brutally rife with risks, Morgan Stanley analysts reveal 9 stocks to buy based on their expected positive news.
Personal Finance 2021-10-24T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: October 24, 2021

Today's 30-year fixed mortgage rates have passed 3.5%. Rates shouldn't get significantly higher until 2022.
Premium Tech 2021-10-24T09:23:00Z

We asked one of Google's top VCs her 5 best tips for landing deals with a tech giant: 'I like to know a company's DNA.'

Recent successes include the launch of a $2 million fund for Black founders in Europe, and a similar $3 million scheme in Africa.
Premium Enterprise 2021-10-22T12:00:00Z

Hewlett Packard Enterprise salaries revealed: Here's how much HPE pays engineers, managers, and salespeople

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is investing in new hardware to edge out competitors such as Cisco and Juniper Networks, and hiring to expand its reach.
Economy 2021-10-22T13:53:15Z

Biden promises to pass free community college during his term — just not in Democrats' social-spending bill

Biden blamed Manchin and Sinema for the cuts, but told CNN: "I'm going to get it done. And if I don't, I'll be sleeping alone for a long time."
Reviews 2021-10-21T15:49:19Z

Our top-rated meat thermometer is on sale for the first time ever — at the same price it will be on Black Friday

Massive shipping delays are expected this season. To help avoid the holiday rush, Thermoworks is offering its new Thermapen One at 20% off today.
Premium Media 2021-10-21T16:08:44Z

6 European digital-media companies experts say are prime acquisition targets

As digital-media consolidation heats up across the globe, experts said European companies like Brut and Tortoise could soon be snapped up.
Tech 2021-10-21T15:57:51Z

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is reportedly being funded by the billionaire founder of eBay

Pierre Omidyar is reportedly funding the Facebook whistleblower in one of his many advocacy efforts against the power of Big Tech — here's how.
Transportation 2021-10-21T17:11:10Z

Electric cars are more popular than ever, but Tesla is losing market share to new competitors

Tesla's sales are accelerating rapidly, but its massive share of the total electric-car market is dropping as other brands enter the space.
Retail 2021-10-24T09:06:17Z

This ghost kitchen pioneer, which pays delivery drivers up to $88,000 a year, says a happy and well-paid workforce is the key to its success

Unlike other ghost kitchens, Indiana-based ClusterTruck operates a vertically integrated business model that cuts out third-party delivery drivers.
Science 2021-10-24T08:55:00Z

'Beautiful' 900-year-old Crusader sword discovered by diver off the coast of Israel

An unsuspecting diver spotted the treasure while on a scuba dive in the Meditteranean Sea near the port city of Haifa.
Military & Defense 2021-10-24T08:42:47Z

Ex-soldiers offered mercenaries $10,000 a week to join a private army that would fight in Yemen's civil war, prosecutors says

The German nationals tried to recruit up to 150 men, including ex-cops and soldiers, to join the private army to fight Houthis Shia militants.
Careers 2021-10-24T08:40:53Z

I tried 'yesterboxing,' an email hack popularized by the late Tony Hsieh, where you only answer messages from the previous day. Here's why I struggled to keep up.

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh would only reply to emails received the previous day — I put it to the test to see if it helped me stay on top of my inbox.
Premium Markets 2021-10-24T08:00:00Z

A legal finance specialist explains why the launch of a regulated bitcoin ETF spells the beginning of the end for 'make-believe' meme coins - and lists 3 ways that smart investors can build a better portfolio

David Kay told Insider that the launch of a bitcoin ETF could 'make the make-believe stuff' go away, citing one meme coin in particular.
Premium Tech 2021-10-24T07:33:00Z
Politics 2021-10-24T06:48:46Z

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace dubs White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki 'one of the best press secretaries ever'

During Friday's White House press briefing, Psaki had a tense exchange with Fox News' Peter Doocy over whether Biden has visited the border.
Politics 2021-10-24T06:36:14Z

Sen. Bernie Sanders said expansions to medicare are 'not coming out' of spending bill, contradicting Biden

"It's what the American people want. It's not coming out," Senator Bernie Sanders said in a tweet on Saturday.
International 2021-10-24T03:49:25Z

Paris is spending $291 million on an infrastructure plan to make the entire city cyclist-friendly by 2026

The new bike plan, presented by Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, aims to increase cycling tourism and prioritize green forms of transportation.
Politics 2021-10-23T23:37:07Z

Wife of Rep. Mike Kelly may have used 'confidential information' she got via her husband to reap thousands in a stock, report says

Victoria Kelly purchased thousands of stock in a company for which her husband was securing federal support, an ethics watchdog report says.
Premium Real Estate 2021-10-21T20:30:55Z

Commercial real estate giant JLL acquires 21-year-old building operations software company Building Engines for $300 million

Building Engines, which manages over 3 billion square feet, will help support JLL's extensive proptech and proptech management businesses.
Media 2021-10-19T20:01:15Z

Local news anchors used dry-erase markers and whiteboards after hackers targeted the second-largest TV station owner in the US

Video from several Sinclair Broadcast Group stations showed them struggling to produce newscasts, operating without their usual graphics or software.
Entertainment 2021-10-19T20:45:32Z

How to watch the NBA — the 2021-22 season starts October 19 with the defending champion Bucks taking on the Nets

The 2021-22 NBA regular season begins on October 19. TNT, ESPN, ABC, and NBA TV all carry games, and you can stream matches on services like Sling TV.
Premium Strategy 2021-10-14T11:47:35Z

Only 1 in 10 people have the right qualities to be a good leader. Here are 5 common pitfalls new managers should avoid.

1 in 10 people have the right qualities to be a good leader. Here are 5 pitfalls new managers need to avoid to succeed.
Transportation 2021-10-13T16:08:14Z

A federal judge in Texas said United must pause its vaccine mandate for employees seeking a medical or religious exemption

A federal judge ordered United to temporarily pause its plan to put unvaccinated workers on leave if they requested a medical or religious exemption.
Transportation 2021-10-23T22:04:00Z

Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers and Businesses

In The Drones 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence forecasts the future of the drone market and examines how high it will fly.
Politics 2021-10-23T21:25:49Z

A GOP lawmaker in Oklahoma referred to Asian Americans as 'yellow' immediately after a presentation about racism

"You mean Asian Americans?" responded Damion Shade, a policy analyst who just finished a presentation to lawmakers on racism.
Finance 2021-10-23T20:02:00Z

Buy Now Pay Later Report: Market trends in the ecommerce financing, consumer credit, and BNPL industry

Insider Intelligence's Buy Now, Pay Later report details key BNPL players, market trends, and business models leading the way in the industry.
Politics 2021-10-23T19:47:07Z

Wisconsin nonpartisan audit concludes that elections in the state were 'largely safe and secure' in 2020

Democrats pointed to the results of the audit as evidence that elections throughout the state are conducted efficiently and without interference.
Transportation 2021-10-23T19:21:29Z

The CEO of a logistics startup took a boat tour of the Port of Long Beach and found a lot of things wrong, including terminals 'simply overflowing with containers'

The City of Long Beach said on Friday that it will temporarily permit additional container stacking to free up space and alleviate port congestion.
Science 2021-10-23T19:05:50Z

People who've had COVID-19 are facing memory problems months after contracting the disease, new study says: 'They can't think'

One of the longterm effects of COVID-19 is "brain fog," or difficulty thinking and concentrating, according to the CDC's website.
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