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Theron Mohamed

Warren Buffett is cheering the current selloff, saying investors 'should want the stock market to go down'

Warren Buffett celebrated the current market selloff sparked by coronavirus fears in a CNBC interview on Monday. "That's good for us actually, we're a net buyer of stocks over time," the Berkshire Hathaway CEO and billionaire investor said. "Just like being a net buyer of food — I expect to buy food the rest of my life and I hope that food goes down in price tomorrow," he added. Buffett said the outbreak has affected "a good many" of Berkshire's businesses, but remained optimistic about...

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Theron Mohamed

Global stocks tank as investors brace for a coronavirus pandemic

Growing fears of Wuhan coronavirus escalating into a global pandemic hammered stocks on Monday. The flu-like illness has caused deaths in Iran, Italy, and South Korea in recent days. In total it has infected more than 77,000 people, killed about 2,400, and spread to more than 25 countries. "Any investors who thought they could park their investments in the US or Europe to shield them from coronavirus concerns will have to think twice," one analyst said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...

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Bruno Aziza, Contributor

10 Ways To Make Better Decisions

Making good decisions is hard. And often, it’s the process that’s behind your decision that needs the most help. How you develop judgment and good decision making habits matters. That’s why I’ve been looking around for simple tools that help better “decisioning” become a habit.

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Theron Mohamed

Global stocks tank as investors brace for a coronavirus pandemic

Growing fears of Wuhan coronavirus escalating into a global pandemic hammered stocks on Monday. The flu-like illness has caused deaths in Iran, Italy, and South Korea in recent days. In total it has infected more than 77,000 people, killed about 2,400, and spread to more than 25 countries. "Any investors who thought they could park their investments in the US or Europe to shield them from coronavirus concerns will have to think twice," one analyst said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...

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John Koetsier, Contributor

‘More Money Than Drugs:’ A Deep Dive Into Ad Fraud

The average individual ad fraudster makes $5-20 million dollars a year.

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Bernard Marr, Contributor

The 9 Best Free Online Data Science Courses In 2020

The ability to extract value from data is becoming increasingly important in the job market of today. Here, we look at the 9 best data science courses that are available for free online.

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Billy Bambrough, Contributor

Binance CEO Makes Rare Price Prediction—Says This Is When To Buy Bitcoin

Changpeng Zhao, the widely-respected founder and chief executive of the world's biggest bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has broken his rule against market forecasting...

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Micah Solomon, Contributor

How To Bring Ritz-Carlton Caliber Customer Service To Any Type Of Business

Five customer service secrets from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company that any company in any industry can implement, as laid out for customer service consultant Micah Solomon by Yael Ron, the new GM of the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, a landmark in its Nob Hill neighborhood.

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Janice Gassam, Contributor

Black Youth Can Now Take Free Trips To Africa

Black youth are now able to take free trips to Africa through a non-profit organization called Birthright AFRICA. This article includes an interview with the founders about their organization's mission and how it will impact Black youth for generations to come.

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Simon Moore, Contributor

Researchers Compared Vanguard And Fidelity Funds. Here’s What They Found

Researchers at Duke recently assessed 21 comparable funds from Vanguard and Fidelity across multiple attributes. The results may surprise you.

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Bryce Hoffman, Contributor

Stop Lying To Yourself About The Coronavirus

While it is still too early just how big an impact the coronavirus will have, it is already clear that it will not be negligible. And Apple is not the only company that is going to feel the impact. So take your head out of the sand and start thinking about what you're going to do about it.

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Simina Mistreanu, Contributor

China’s Factories Are Reeling From Forced Coronavirus Closures

China's factories were supposed to reopen after the government mandated a shutdown period to help curb a coronavirus outbreak, but restarting production is proving complicated.

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Christian de Looper, Contributor

Walmart Has Huge Savings On Its Baby Products: Here Are The Biggest Savings

Walmart has announced a number of awesome savings on a ton of baby products — and here are the best ones we could find.

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Zak Doffman, Contributor

Airbnb Just Launched These New Surveillance Bugs To Ensure You All Behave

The days of wild parties inside Airbnb properties are coming to an end—but the solution has serious privacy concerns.

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Liz Knueven

A startup founder who spent 100 hours interviewing millennials found 3 hangups usually keep them from being good with money

 Sunny Israni, founder of personal finance app Clasp, spent over 100 hours interviewing millennials about their money perspectives and habits.  In his interviews, he found that millennials who aren't good with money don't have a clear vision of what money means in their life. He also found that they tend to over-spend in social situations. And, when millennials fall behind their peers financially, some of them have a tendency to give up.  What separated millennials who are good with...

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Jason Guerrasio

'Sonic the Hedgehog' edges out 'The Call of the Wild' for 1st place at the weekend box office

"Sonic the Hedgehog" narrowly topped "The Call of the Wild" to win the weekend domestic box office. "Sonic" brought in an estimated $26.3 million while "Wild" earned $24.8 million. "Sonic the Hedgehog" has been number one at the box office for two straight weeks. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

It's very rare that Disney has to duke it out with any other studio for box office supremacy, but that's what happened this weekend with its 20th Century title "The Call of the...

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Taylor Nicole Rogers

Robert F. Smith on becoming the richest black man in America, what companies get wrong about diversity, and what he's doing to help mint more black billionaires

Robert F. Smith was among the first African Americans to run a private equity fund, he told Business Insider. The billionaire businessman pushes diversity initiatives at every software company he invests in, and says it helps them create better products. Smith made headlines in May after announcing that he would pay off the student loans of a Georgia-based, historically black college's graduating class. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Robert F. Smith is the richest black...

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Bani Sapra

Suddenly losing her job inspired this marketing pro to start a project to help Chicago's laid-off tech workers find their next gig — and break the shame of layoffs

When Megan Murphy was laid off from her job at a Chicago-based tech company before Thanksgiving, she created a spreadsheet and slack channel, and invited other job-hunters to join.  The newly-born Chicago Superstars allows laid-off local tech workers to network, connect with recruiters and find new jobs.  As waves of layoffs hit the tech industry across the country, crowd-sourced spreadsheets, job seeker databases and online communities like Chicago Superstars have cropped up around the...

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Tanza Loudenback

Here's exactly where to keep your money for every financial goal

 The best place to save your money depends on your time horizon for specific goals. If you want to spend the cash in the next year or two, a high-yield savings account or CD is a safe bet since you need liquidity. If your time horizon is longer, investing your money in a brokerage account could help it grow if you're willing to take on some risk. Need help reaching your goals? SmartAsset's free tool can find a financial adviser near you »

No financial goal is complete without a time...

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Julie Bort and Meghan Morris

A WeWork exec who was Rebecca Neumann's cousin regularly ran up huge expense reports before other execs ganged up and forced him out

In the summer of 2018, a woman who worked on WeWork's real estate team sent the company a document filled with allegations involving the partying lifestyle of multiple members of the team. The document sparked an internal investigation and the eventual exit of WeWork real estate executive Mark Lapidus. His expense reports per records viewed by Business Insider, while not part of the woman's allegations, offers a window into a wild lifestyle enabled by WeWork money. Read the full story:...

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