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Merrick Garland

An uptick of hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic has Biden's DOJ, the FBI, and Democrats pledging a stronger federal response

AG nominee Merrick Garland is poised to take over at DOJ as the nation grapples with the increasing violence against Asian Americans coinciding with the coronavirus pandemic.
Premium Real Estate 2021-03-02T19:21:35Z
Compass Co-Founder and CEO, Robert Reffkin

Compass, the much-hyped Softbank-backed real-estate brokerage, has filed for an IPO. We pored over its 261-page S-1 filing and came away 5 key takeaways.

CEO Robert Reffkin led Compass to be America's fastest-growing residential firm. But critics wonder if its big spending can ever give way to profit.
Premium Enterprise 2021-03-02T19:09:09Z

Satya Nadella just laid out the 5 factors Microsoft believes will shape the future of cloud computing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out what he called the "five key attributes that will drive this next generation of innovation in the cloud."
Premium Strategy 2021-03-02T18:27:11Z

Joe Biden could be the most pro-union president in decades. Here's what it means for employers and workers.

Biden clarified his administration's stance on enforcing labor laws, which sources say follow "eight decades of hostility" toward organized labor.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T18:26:30Z

The ultimate guide to getting a job at Instacart in 2021: How to land one of the 1,000 corporate jobs the grocery startup is adding this year, according to its chief HR officer and a recently hired vice president of engineering

Instacart just raised an additional $265 million, bringing its valuation to $39 billion. The company is looking to fill 1,000 corporate jobs this year.
Premium Politics 2021-03-02T18:12:16Z

Biden plans to name veteran prosecutor Channing Phillips as acting US attorney prosecuting the Capitol riot cases, sources say

Channing Phillips is expected to be named acting chief of the US attorney's office in DC that is in charge of spearheading cases against accused participants in the January 6 rioting at the Capitol.
Premium Strategy 2021-03-02T17:48:18Z

People didn't believe in Bumble when CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd first started, but being underestimated became the key to success

"Cherish being underestimated," Wolfe Herd advises emerging women leaders. "That's your superpower."
Premium Transportation 2021-03-02T17:43:52Z

16 leaders taking newly formed auto giant Stellantis into battle against Tesla in the coming era of EVs

Fiat Chrysler and PSA recently formed the sprawling Stellantis empire in a $52 billion deal. These 16 leaders will play a major role in its future.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T17:42:37Z

Why a sneaker veteran left his dream job at Nike to help young people of color pursue footwear industry careers

Through a career spanning jobs at Adidas, Nike, and Saucony, Bimma Williams noticed a lack of diversity among individuals at the top of the industry.
Premium Energy 2021-03-02T17:29:09Z

The Texas blackouts are fueling a massive market for solar energy — and Sunrun is set to cash in

The Texas grid crisis, which plunged millions into darkness last month, is set to fuel demand for Sunrun's rooftop solar panels and batteries.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T17:18:03Z

Instacart just hit a $39 billion valuation and is looking to hire 1,000 corporate employees in 2021. Here's how much the company pays engineers and more.

Software engineers at Instacart made an average of $126,833. Senior data scientists made an average salary of $167,500.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-02T17:15:54Z

The CEO of major health insurer Humana laid out why he's betting big on primary care

Humana's investments in primary-care clinics are part of its strategy to integrate insurance and care delivery to provide better care to seniors.
Premium Politics 2021-03-02T16:59:18Z

Senate Democrats want to speed ahead with Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus. Here are 5 issues threatening to delay the bill or blow things up.

Senate Democrats want to pass Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus this week. But they still have to work through differences on issues such as boosting the minimum wage and state funding.
Premium Markets 2021-03-02T16:58:36Z

Citi breaks down the 3 sectors most likely to be targeted for mergers as SPAC mania expands throughout Europe

"We have several mandates on the European side to list in Europe," Alessandro Amicucci said, managing director and EMEA head, Citi Private Capital Group.
Premium Media 2021-03-02T16:31:56Z

Some podcast hosts charge up to $3,500 for guests to appear on their shows without disclosing their pay-to-play tactics to listeners

Industry insiders said the practice is common. Hosts argue charging for interviews helps them sift through pitches and "cut the wheat from the chaff."
Premium Markets 2021-03-02T16:15:00Z

Hervé van Caloen has quietly beaten 99% of his peers for 2 straight years at a $35 million fund manager. He breaks down his self-made strategy, and explains why being at a smaller firm gives him the edge.

With less pressure to track a benchmark and measure his progress by quarter, fund manager Hervé van Caloen has outperformed dramatically.
Premium Finance 2021-03-02T16:10:28Z

What hedge funds really think about SPACs: How a money-printing frenzy could end in tears for whoever's holding the bag

The SPAC boom is a hedge fund moneymaker, but some market players worry retail investors will get hurt. Here's how the SPAC investing game works.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-02T16:00:06Z

One giant question is swirling around the IPO of hot health insurer Oscar: Can the startup ever make money?

Oscar has been bleeding money since its start. Investing in Medicare Advantage and selling its tech may be its best bet at reaching profitability.
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Experts say VW can fund its EV ambitions by spinning off Porsche for $30 billion before its gas-powered prestige fades

A Porsche listing could raise billions for VW to put toward electrification. Experts said the move makes sense — but VW should move fast.
Premium Strategy 2021-03-02T15:40:34Z

A former Oracle and Intel exec shares the 'board profile' she used to land a seat on the board of a $16 billion tech company

Rupal Shah Hollenbeck sits on the board of Check Point Software Technologies. She got the job after swapping her resume for a more tailored "board profile."
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-02T15:30:00Z

Meet the top 8 VC firms that placed the most bets on startups changing how doctors get paid and building the future of medicine

Startups looking at new ways to pay for and provide care like Cityblock Health and VillageMD collectively raised $3.6 billion in 2020.
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Elon Musk's former right-hand man, JB Straubel, explains why — and how — he's chasing big money in recycling old EV batteries

JB Straubel stepped down as Tesla's CTO in 2019. He's now focused on Redwood Materials, a recycling startup, as CEO.
Premium Transportation 2021-03-02T15:13:40Z

The world's youngest self-made billionaire is proving Elon Musk wrong by bringing lidar — and self-driving savvy — to the mass car market

Elon Musk thinks lidars are too expensive for consumer cars, but Luminar has convinced Volvo that it's cracked the code to slashing lidar prices.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-02T15:05:13Z

COVID Vaccine Tracker: J&J's shot joins Moderna and Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Novavax up next

The world will need multiple effective coronavirus vaccines to combat this pandemic. Here's the latest news on the frontrunners.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T14:52:22Z

Running brand Hoka One One sales exploded 58% to $352 million in 2020. Its president shares her playbook for maintaining that velocity in 2021.

Hoka One One saw explosive growth last year despite footwear industry sales declining overall. This is how the running brand will keep momentum going.
Premium Advertising 2021-03-02T14:30:00Z

How Disney is taking a page from Hulu to capture streaming TV ad dollars

Disney is adopting Hulu's technology as part of its ambitions to make TV advertising more automated.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-02T14:14:52Z

BridgeBio ran out of money 3 times on its way to getting its first drug approved. Now, the $11 billion biotech is facing its biggest test yet.

BridgeBio just received FDA approval for its first drug for an ultra-rare disease. It's the first proof-point for a company that drew skepticism.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T14:10:37Z

An inside look at career opportunities and pay at In-N-Out, one of America's best places to work, according to employees

In-N-Out Burger has placed in the top 15 of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list eight times and is among tech giants and professional services.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-02T14:09:41Z

Entrepreneurship is the key to building Black wealth in America. 4 cities are leading the way in supporting business owners.

If the US is committed to building Black wealth, entrepreneurship is a powerful tool.
Premium Retail 2021-03-02T14:05:19Z

The $334 billion in pre-pandemic business travel spending accounted for up to 60% of major hotel chains revenue — but even hotel CEOs can't agree whether those travelers will return

Business travelers are a key customer segment for hotels like Marriott and Hilton, offering reliable occupancy year-round and during the workweek.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-02T14:01:41Z

For 2 weeks, PPP will only be open to firms with 20 or fewer employees. Here's how to apply.

If you have 20 or fewer employees, apply for PPP funds now through March 10.
Premium Politics 2021-03-02T14:00:00Z

Democrats unveil universal background check legislation to close the 'gun-show loophole'

Democrats think they have a chance of passing gun-safety legislation for the first time in decades, but it won't be easy.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-02T13:57:23Z

How a Harvard grad got her business acquired twice — most recently for $1.35 billion

Lissy Hu's 8-year-old company CarePort Health has been acquired twice — by Allscripts in 2016 and WellSky in December 2020, for $1.35B.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-02T13:57:14Z

The ultimate guide for business owners considering buying real estate right now

We measure the pros and cons of buying, how to choose a location, how to fund it, and what this investment will mean for your business long term.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-02T13:56:24Z

A master craftsman shares 6 steps novices can take to turn their woodworking skills into a thriving furniture business

Matthew Nafranowicz, who has run his upholstery repair business for nearly 20 years, explains the investment of time and money needed to get started.
Premium Markets 2021-03-02T13:50:07Z

Cathie Wood breaks down why she was 'very comfortable' as the stock market got rocked by last week's bond sell-off — and shares her outlook for what happens after the tech rout

After a tumultuous last week of February, Cathie Wood said she was unfazed by the worries over crypto, rising interest rates, and ETF liquidity.
Premium Finance 2021-03-02T13:41:33Z

Top private-equity recruiters share tips on how to craft a perfect resume and the best way to prep for interviews

Private-equity associate recruiting was pushed to 2021 this year. Here's how to land a job at firms like Carlyle, Bain Capital, and Apollo.
Premium Advertising 2021-03-02T13:20:06Z

Google has signed a number of little-known revenue share agreements with ad companies — but some smaller firms describe them as unfair 'sweetheart deals'

Marin Software discloses it receives an annual sum from Google. Rival Kenshoo also has a similar deal in place, a source with direct knowledge said.
Premium Media 2021-03-02T13:19:43Z

A college YouTuber breaks down how much money she earns with 6,800 subscribers and her filming strategy

Meghan Pruitt spoke with Insider about her YouTube business and how much she earns as a part-time nano influencer.
Premium Markets 2021-03-02T13:05:00Z

An investment strategist shares the stock sector and 4 specific picks that offer the best chance to beat the market following the Treasury yield-driven sell-off in tech

With mega-cap tech names and some recovery-driven stocks sitting at high valuations, Luke Lloyd shares 4 names he thinks will beat the market in 2021.
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Premium Advertising 2021-03-02T13:00:00Z

Big retailers like Walmart and CVS are trying to cash in on the soaring e-commerce ad business, but many advertisers aren't sold

Advertisers say that they want ways to buy ads across multiple retailers and more data about what people buy.
Premium Transportation 2021-03-02T12:07:00Z

Tesla's stock price just took a huge hit, but that has nothing to do with a $1.5-billion bitcoin stake

The controversial decision to buy crypto has been blamed for the stock slide — but that's wrong. Investors are entitled to take profits.
Premium Finance 2021-03-02T12:00:00Z

PayPal and Amex just backed a startup streamlining how small businesses connect with banking and accounting tools like Quickbooks and Zettle

Codat serves as the data pipes connecting small businesses to business management software and apps, as well as banks.
Premium Finance 2021-03-02T12:00:00Z

Marcus is in the midst of a massive leadership shakeup. Meet the 15 execs guiding Goldman Sachs' consumer banking upstart.

Meet executives leading Marcus strategy and products at Goldman Sachs' retail bank after the exit of digital finance chief Omer Ismail to Walmart.
Premium Markets 2021-03-02T11:33:55Z

A hedge fund chief and crypto bull shares a SPAC investing strategy set to benefit in the inevitable bear market — and breaks down why digital assets will be the next big beneficiary of the SPAC boom

Mark Yusko, founder of Morgan Creek Capital breaks down his ETF SPAC investing strategy, 4 sectors he's watching and his bullish outlook on bitcoin
Premium Tech 2021-03-02T11:00:00Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck dental insurance startup Beam used to raise $80 million

Ohio-based dental insurance startup Beam has raised a major Series E round.
Premium Politics 2021-03-02T09:00:00Z

Biden has a 2nd chance to take on the NRA with a background check bill for gun sales

Biden has said he "beat" the NRA twice as a senator. Now he's pushing again for expanded background-check legislation, which failed after Sandy Hook.
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