Day: May 1, 2021

Business

Warren Buffett says Robinhood responds to investors’ gaming instincts

Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC Legendary investor Warren Buffett believes that millennials’ favorite stock trading app, Robinhood, contributes to and benefits from speculative and casino-like trading activity in the stock market. Robinhood has “become a very important part of the casino aspect, the casino group, which has joined the stock market in the last […]

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Sport

Horse named after Breonna Taylor wins Churchill Downs race ahead of Kentucky Derby

Aguiar told WAVE that it was his wife’s idea to name the horse after Taylor because he is “tough and good looking.” Racehorses get their names during their second year of life, and names can be changed at any time before their first race, according to the rules of the Jockey Club. Janelle Aguiar celebrated […]

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Business

China steps up diplomatic bravado, testing how far Biden will push back

Senior U.S. government officials are studying China’s heightened diplomatic bravado and growing military assertiveness with all the intensity of elite athletes pouring out on the gaming films of their most ingenious rival. From the CIA to the White House, and the Pentagon to Foggy Bottom, these officials report a much greater willingness from China to […]

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Sport

Tokyo 2020: “ the genocidaires do not deserve to be at the Olympics ”, the Burmese swimmer Win Htet Oo

In one Post on Facebook, swimmer Win Htet Oo said in rejecting the Myanmar Olympic Committee that he had given up any chance of competing in the Tokyo Olympics Later this year. Currently training in Melbourne, Win Htet Oo’s Facebook profile says he is “a Burmese swimmer dreaming of Tokyo 2020”. The swimmer has been […]

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Business

This is the special lesson Warren Buffett gave to new equity investors at his annual meeting.

Warren Buffett Gerry Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett took a special moment at the start of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting on Saturday to speak about the record number of new investors rushing into the markets. The lesson focused on the uncertainty surrounding individual stocks, comparing the top 20 stocks in the world in terms […]

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Business

Biden taxes target large businesses, so why are small businesses worried?

President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to Smith Flooring, a minority-owned small business, to promote its US bailout in Chester, Pa. On March 16, 2021. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Several key political priorities on President Biden’s agenda aim to harness the wealth and power of the biggest corporations. But as the […]

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Business

Facebook Messenger leads Stan Chudnovsky on interoperability progress

Stan Chudnovsky from Facebook Horacio Villalobos | Corbis | Getty Images The adoption of Facebook interoperability between Messenger and Instagram is ahead of expectations, according to the executive who runs the Messenger business. “We are exceeding our expectations in terms of how quickly and how many people are upgrading,” Stan Chudnovsky, head of Messenger on […]

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Business

Disinterest is misplaced, says fund manager

Did the SPAC faucet run dry? New issuance via Special Purpose Acquisition Vehicles – blank check entities that raise capital to merge with private companies and go public – fell in April, with just 10 new PSPCs entering the market compared to 109 in March, according to SPAC Research. Investors were particularly frightened by new […]

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Sport

Indian Premier League: As India faces devastating second wave of Covid-19, cricket continues to play

These circumstances explain the unease she sometimes felt while watching the Indian Premier League (IPL), the country’s most lucrative sports competition which has continued. Even as the number of coronavirus deaths increases. India on Thursday reported nearly 380,000 new infections – another world record for the most cases in a single day – and 3,600 […]

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BJP spokesperson Narendra Taneja on the Covid-19 crisis in India: the responsibility is above all ours

In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Narendra Taneja, a spokesperson for India’s ruling party Bharatiya Janata, said the blame for the devastating second wave of Covid-19 now sweeping the country lay “with” first and foremost ”in government.

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