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‘Ford v Ferrari’ trounces ‘Charlie’s Angels’ to dominate the weekend box office with a strong $31 million opening

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Disney/Fox’s “Ford v Ferrari” won the domestic box office this weekend with an estimated $31 million. It’s the second-straight weekend that an original movie topped the box office. Sony’s “Charlie’s Angels” was a major disappointment as it only took in $8.6 million (the studio projected it to earn between $12 million and $13 million). Visit...
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More married baby boomers combine finances than any generation after them, and it speaks to one of the ways money and marriage are changing

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Married millennials and Gen Xers are keeping their finances separate from their partner much more often than married baby boomers, and it shows that younger generations are thinking about marriage and finances differently. About 37% of millennials and 36% of Gen Xers are keeping their finances separate, while just 27% of baby boomers say the...
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Why Taylor Swift is bringing private equity firm The Carlyle Group into her war against Scooter Braun and her old record label

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Taylor Swift on Thursday implored private equity giant The Carlyle Group to help her in the fight for ownership of her music. The Carlyle Group supported a deal that saw music producer Scooter Braun buy Big Machine Records, the label Swift used to record her first six studio albums, and consequently take ownership of the...
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The CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center is resigning — and the news comes less than 2 months after Alibaba billionaire Jospeh Tsai bought both in a record $2.35 billion deal

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David Levy, the CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, is unexpectedly “parting ways” with the organization after less than two months, J Tsai Sports said in a press release emailed to Business Insider Tuesday.  Levy’s replacement, Oliver Weisberg, suggested in a statement that Levy did not mesh well with the Nets’ culture. Billionaire...
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Neuberger Berman is rolling out adviser-client portals, a new app, and a client data hub across the 80-year-old firm by the end of 2020

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Neuberger Berman is overhauling its client- and adviser-facing digital offerings as the 80-year-old investment firm adapts to the fast-changing wealth management industry. Business Insider spoke with Stephanie Luedke, Neuberger Berman’s head of private wealth management, about the firm-wide roll out that she called “significant” for advisers. “People today expect to be able to pick up...
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Bill Gates says that savvy strategic partnerships drove Microsoft’s early success — here’s what you can learn from it

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Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and noted philanthropist, talked about how he successfully led Microsoft’s growth on an episode of the podcast “Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman.” Part of Microsoft’s success was its strategic partnership with IBM in its early days. Gates advises leaders to pick partners “that are highly visible and tough.”  Click...
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A stock-trading Reddit forum has minted a group of hall-of-famers who best exploited Robinhood’s ‘infinite leverage’ glitch. Here’s how much money each has amassed through the hack.

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Traders have been exploiting a glitch in Robinhood’s app to trade with a limitless supply of borrowed cash, and one online forum member compiled a hall-of-fame list for the largest positions created through the bug. One member of the WallStreetBets sub-reddit discovered the glitch in late October. Several other users subsequently copied the trade, boasting...
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