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Dan DeFrancesco

Experts say virtual and augmented reality could be game-changing for how Wall Street views data in the next decade

With 2020 quickly approaching, Business Insider is polling experts to find out what big tech changes are in store for Wall Street in the coming decade.  Some financial firms are already starting to consider how to use virtual reality-type technology to help visualize the deluge of data they receive. Firms including TD Ameritrade and Fidelity have developed proof-of-concepts using virtual or augmented reality technology for everything from trading to education.  "Immersive experiences are...

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Marley Jay, Akin Oyedele and Christopher Competiello

We interviewed Wall Street's 7 top-performing investors to get their secrets for success — and their best ideas for 2020

Business Insider spoke with the seven best-performing large-cap fund managers of the year, based on a trailing one-year basis through the end of September. The fund managers outlined which thematic and single-stock strategies paid off for them this year, and they laid out their top trades and ideas for 2020.

If you followed only financial-news headlines in 2019, you might assume the market had a tough year. Recession fears flared, trade-war tensions ebbed and flowed with ferocity, and...

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Theron Mohamed

'Trump has made us weak' — Paul Krugman says the US-China trade deal achieved almost nothing, and consumers and farmers paid the price

Donald Trump's "phase one" trade deal with China achieved almost nothing, and American consumers and farmers footed the bill for his trade war over the past 18 months, according to Paul Krugman. "However Trump may try to spin this, he lost," the Nobel Prize-winning economist tweeted. "Trump has made us weak, neither trusted by our allies nor feared by our enemies." Krugman said that American consumers paid for the tariffs, farmers suffered, businesses will remain uncertain about US trade...

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Shona Ghosh

A 32-year-old investor hotshot just became partner at $550 million Dawn Capital. Here's her view on investing in enterprise startups, Europe's hottest market right now.

Venture capital investor Evgenia Plotnikova has been promoted to partner at Dawn Capital, a European VC firm with $550 million under management. Plotnikova and the Dawn team invest in early-stage enterprise software startups, recently leading a $61 million round of funding into expenses management platform Soldo alongside Alphabet's investing subsidiary CapitalG.
Plotnikova bucks Europe's poor record of promoting women to senior roles in venture capital firms, where the bulk of people in...

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Gordon Kelly, Contributor

Warning Issued For Millions Of Google Chrome Users

The latest version of Google Chrome has a serious problem and it has already rolled out to millions...

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Gordon Kelly, Contributor

iPhone 12 Shock As Six ‘All-New’ Apple iPhones Revealed [Update]

Apple's stunning (and surprisingly large) new range of iPhones has been revealed...

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Billy Bambrough, Contributor

Billionaire Mark Cuban Has One Serious Problem With Bitcoin

Cuban has warned that, despite all of bitcoin's problems, it could still succeed if it could only overcome one serious hurdle...

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H I Sutton, Contributor

The Chinese Navy Is Building An Incredible Number Of Warships

A single photo from a Shanghai shipyard captures the vast scale of this construction. While the U.S. Navy launches a handful of AEGIS destroyers each year, this photo shows nine newly constructed Chinese warships.

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Davey Winder, Contributor

Ranked: The World’s Top 100 Worst Passwords

Do you use unique and secure passwords? Are you sure? Here's the top 100 "worst" password list that you really can't afford to ignore.

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Gina Heeb

Trump said China would more than double its agricultural purchases from the US. Farmers are skeptical.

American farmers welcomed the announcement of an interim trade agreement between the US and China on Friday. But they remained skeptical that China would more than double its farm purchases from the US. At a press conference Friday night in Beijing, China declined to confirm a quota touted by the White House.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

American farmers welcomed the announcement of an interim trade agreement between the US and China on Friday. But they remain...

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Scott Mendelson, Contributor

Box Office: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Is An Unprecedented Success

'Jumanji: The Next Level' opened with $60.1 million this weekend for a $213 million global cume, cementing the franchise as a rare example of a B-level property being revamped into an A-level blockbuster success.

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Jason Guerrasio

'Jumanji: The Next Level' opens with a powerful $60 million, while 'Richard Jewell' marks an almost decade low earning for Clint Eastwood

"Jumanji: The Next Level" topped the domestic box office with a big $60.1 million opening. Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" was a bust, as the movie only brought in $5 million. The movie marks the first time an Eastwood-directed title didn't earn at least $10 million since 2010's "Hereafter." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Sony's "Jumanji: The Next Level" flexed its muscles big time over the weekend, dethroning "Frozen II" at the domestic box office with an estimated...

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Gina Heeb

Trump said China would more than double its agricultural purchases from the US. Farmers are skeptical.

American farmers welcomed the announcement of an interim trade agreement between the US and China on Friday. But they remained skeptical that China would more than double its farm purchases from the US. At a press conference Friday night in Beijing, China declined to confirm a quota touted by the White House.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

American farmers welcomed the announcement of an interim trade agreement between the US and China on Friday. But they remain...

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Matthew DeBord

The Mercedes AMG GLC 63 is $80,000 worth of mind-boggling German power and style

The 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 63 is a high-performance midsize SUV with a potent twin-turbo V8 engine under the hood. The Mercedes AMG GLC 63 offers 469 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of four seconds or less. The SUV is also packed with Mercedes luxury. I thought the Mercedes AMG GLC 63 was a staggeringly good set of wheels. Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...

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Benji Jones

The biggest thing early stage startups should avoid when pitching to investors, according to a clean energy venture fund manager

Jeff Canin is an expert on early-stage startups, having evaluated hundreds of business proposals as an investor and business advisor.  If there's one thing that turns him off when hearing a pitch, it's overly optimistic funding and revenue projections. He says they suggest the entrepreneur is unrealistic or dishonest.  But that's just one of the tips he shared with Business Insider about how to pitch an early-stage energy startup and impress angel investors and VCs.  Do you have a tip or...

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Zachary Tracer

'Natural buzz' for Goldman Sachs, Job hunting at McKinsey and Netflix, and investigating a tech CEO's unexplained death

Hello!

Healthcare editor Zach Tracer here, filling in for Matt Turner while he's out on parental leave. We have lots of fascinating stories for you this week, as we approach the end of the decade.

But first, a plug: If you want more healthcare news from Business Insider in your inbox, you can subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Melia Russell has a story this week that I haven't been able to stop thinking about. On its face, it's an investigation into the still-unexplained death of Erin...

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Cathrine Todd, Contributor

The Man Who Carved A Successful Path For Austrian Wines

All good things must come to an end and this past year Willi Klinger was touring around for the last time representing the Austrian Wine Marketing Board with his last stop being in New York City in October.

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Rebecca Aydin

This 20-year-old Bitcoin millionaire beamed cryptocurrency from space to a school in Ghana

Erik Finman bought $1,000 worth of bitcoin at the age of 12 in 2011, when each bitcoin was $10 to $12 — today he holds 446 bitcoin, worth $3.2 million according to Friday's price. Finman completed a "crypto space drop" to a school in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana on November 4, meaning he beamed cryptocurrency down from a constellation of satellites in outer space to an antenna at the school. Finman sees the crypto space drop having applications for delivering cryptocurrency to...

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Kathy Caprino, Contributor

The Top Regrets Of The Dying And What We Need To Learn From Them

Understanding the top regrets of the dying helps us do what's necessary today to ensure we can leave this world without the terrible pain of regret.

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Ilker Koksal, Contributor

Google’s Latest Addition To Voice Assistant

Google has brought forth an exciting update to their voice assistant which is now able to play the news from a variety of news publishers across the US.

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