Meet 2019’s Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street’s rising stars. From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own. It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our […]

Senate cafeteria workers reportedly face layoffs if Congressional stalemate continues

Up to 80 people who are part of the Senate cafeteria staff in the capitol could face layoffs by October if Congress can’t emerge from its coronavirus relief deadlock, CNN reports. The company that employs the workers, Restaurant Associates, did not confirm the number, but did not deny issuing warnings of potential layoffs, which are […]

Top NYC office landlord Vornado, which just inked a huge deal with Facebook, is deploying facial-recognition tech across its entire portfolio. Here’s how it works and what happens with the data.

Vornado Realty Trust began installing facial recognition systems in buildings it owns in New York City five years ago. The company, one of the city’s largest commercial landlords with 19 million square feet across 35 buildings, recently expanded its use of the tech to 11 buildings and plans to roll it out across its entire […]

The marketing tactic that lead me to make $17,500 from an email list of just 16 people

Christie Mims is the founder of Coach Pony, a company that helps new life coaches learn the business side of coaching. While she’s grown a big email and social community as a part of her business, she was also able to create a sustainable income from a very small email list. Mims shared with Business […]

One year later, Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a federal detention cell remains shrouded in mystery. Here are 7 key unanswered questions.

Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in a Manhattan prison cell one year ago today. Authorities ruled his death a suicide, but the idea that the nation’s most notorious criminal could kill himself in the middle of one of the nation’s most secure jails was difficult for many to accept. Donald Trump, who partied with Epstein […]

Republicans don’t believe kids can transmit the coronavirus, but science increasingly says they’re wrong

A new Pew study found roughly 36% of Republicans said K-12 schools should offer in-person classes five days a week. Just 6% of Democrats held the same belief. And while 41% of Democrats said schools should offer five days of remote instruction, just 13% of Republicans held the same belief. The same study found Republicans […]

What Trump’s weekend action on unemployment shows about what he wants from the next stimulus package

President Trump’s executive actions over the weekend address a payroll tax deferral, extending the eviction moratorium, enhancing unemployment benefits, and relieving student loan debt. Each of these is an issue in congress’ ongoing negotiations for another stimulus package, which have repeatedly broken down since late July. But the four actions taken by Trump — only […]

The ‘two pizza rule’ is a secret to productive meetings that helped Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos become one of the world’s richest men. Here’s why it’s smart.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, with a net worth of $189.2 billion. Bezos has said that he keeps meetings to a minimum. But when he does take meetings, two pizzas should be enough to feed everyone present. Research suggests that workers are sitting through more meetings during the pandemic […]

14 universities and grad schools in the US with zero tuition

For families who can’t afford higher education, a select few schools don’t charge tuition. Tuition-free universities include smaller schools like Barclay College and Webb Institute, as well as military academies like West Point and the United States Coast Guard Academy. Some graduate programs, like Weill Cornell Medical College and NYU School of Medicine, now offer […]

The ultimate guides to using popular platforms like Amazon, Depop, and eBay to start your own online business, sell to a massive audience, and make big money

Whether it’s a side hustle or a full-time gig, a successful online business requires a carefully crafted strategy, strong relationships, and time, among other things. These guides show you exactly what it takes to launch a profitable business on some of the top online platforms, including Amazon, Etsy, Depop, Poshmark, and eBay. Top sellers, entrepreneurs, […]