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LeBron James is now a Laker — take a tour of the $23 million mansion he bought in Los Angeles
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LeBron James is now a Laker — take a tour of the $23 million mansion he bought in Los Angeles

LeBron James is signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Before James decided to sign with the Lakers, he purchased a home in Los Angeles for $23...

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Inside a tense, whirlwind meeting with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son that landed a startup $250 million
News 9 months ago
Inside a tense, whirlwind meeting with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son that landed a startup $250 million

Before a Valley startup named Cohesity landed a massive $250 million round of investment led by Softbank's Vision Fund, the founder had to pass...

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San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing
News 9 months ago
San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing

Four-person households that make $117,400 a year qualify for low-income housing in San Francisco and a few neighboring counties, according to a new...

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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)
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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)

The Walton family is the richest family in America. Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962. It is now the world's largest retailer by revenue with...

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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look
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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look

New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the nation's most cherished transit hubs. The station is not only architecturally stunning, but...

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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods
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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods

Google Fiber, Alphabet's high-speed internet provider, built a $25,000 startup incubator within a community center in an overlooked part of...

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These towering, windowless, bomb-proof buildings in major US cities are reportedly part of an under-the-radar partnership between AT&T and the NSA (T)
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These towering, windowless, bomb-proof buildings in major US cities are reportedly part of an under-the-radar partnership between AT&T and the NSA (T)

AT&T has been helping the NSA with its mass surveillance programme, according to documents and sources obtained by The Intercept. Eight AT&T...

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Before-and-after photos show Cleveland's abandoned homes that now sell for less than $90,000
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Before-and-after photos show Cleveland's abandoned homes that now sell for less than $90,000

Cleveland's metro area was hit earlier and harder by the 2007 foreclosure crisis than most cities in the US. Slavic Village, a neighborhood on...

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Take a peek inside the Manhattan mothership of JPMorgan Chase's $10.8 billion tech blitz — an office that makes you wonder if you're actually at a bank (JPM)
News 9 months ago
Take a peek inside the Manhattan mothership of JPMorgan Chase's $10.8 billion tech blitz — an office that makes you wonder if you're actually at a bank (JPM)

It's only a couple years old, but at JPMorgan Chase's office at Five Manhattan West the walls have already been defaced. And it's not just the...

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Inside a bitcoin billionaire's master plan for his futuristic office and $21 million penthouse: Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels
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Inside a bitcoin billionaire's master plan for his futuristic office and $21 million penthouse: Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels

Anthony Di Iorio made his fortune as an early adopter of hot cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum.  Now, the cryptocurrency billionaire is...

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Housing affordability in America is the worst in nearly a decade and there's one clear culprit
News 10 months ago
Housing affordability in America is the worst in nearly a decade and there's one clear culprit

Housing affordability hit its worst level in nearly a decade during the first quarter, according to Attom Data Solutions.  Attom measures...

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One of the world's largest commercial-real-estate companies is going public
News 10 months ago
One of the world's largest commercial-real-estate companies is going public

Cushman & Wakefield filed to go public on Wednesday. The company employs about 48,000 people worldwide and earned $6.92 billion in revenue last...

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American cities are so expensive that they could increase the risk of a ‘demographic time bomb’
News 10 months ago
American cities are so expensive that they could increase the risk of a ‘demographic time bomb’

A new study suggests that trends in home prices are correlated with birth rates in the US. Researchers say that counties with the highest home...

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Starbucks sales are 'clearly decelerating' (SBUX)
News 10 months ago
Starbucks sales are 'clearly decelerating' (SBUX)

Starbucks cut its sales-growth forecast on Wednesday to 1% from 3%. Shares plunged 8% on the news. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock, slashing...

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Starbucks sinks after announcing a weaker-than-expected sales forecast and plans to close over 100 stores next year (SBUX)
News 10 months ago
Starbucks sinks after announcing a weaker-than-expected sales forecast and plans to close over 100 stores next year (SBUX)

Starbucks shares fell in after-hours trading Tuesday after the coffee chain's same-store sales forecast for the third quarter missed forecasts. ...

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 114-year-old car company (F)
News 10 months ago
Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 114-year-old car company (F)

Ford has developed a massive development plan for a new-mobility corridor stretching from Detroit through its revamped headquarters in Dearborn to...

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City living is notoriously expensive — but you can find the most affordable neighborhoods in 9 major US cities using this interactive map
News 10 months ago
City living is notoriously expensive — but you can find the most affordable neighborhoods in 9 major US cities using this interactive map

Using data from RENTCafé, we found the most expensive and most affordable neighborhoods in nine major US cities. The findings show a sharp contrast...

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Canada Goose soars after posting a surprise profit (GOOS)
News 10 months ago
Canada Goose soars after posting a surprise profit (GOOS)

Canada Goose posted a surprise profit of $0.09 a share on Friday. Shares of the retailer surged more than 27% in early trading following the...

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30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation
News 10 months ago
30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation

Changing the world takes vision, grit, and hard work. And it takes just enough crazy to believe you might actually pull it off. That's what makes...

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A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US
News 10 months ago
A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US

Many minimum-wage workers can't even afford a modest one-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report....

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‘I ultimately am not afraid to get fired': Leaked audio captures Whole Foods CEO John Mackey describing clashes with Amazon (AMZN)
News 10 months ago
‘I ultimately am not afraid to get fired': Leaked audio captures Whole Foods CEO John Mackey describing clashes with Amazon (AMZN)

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the grocery chain's same-store sales are growing again under Amazon, but that the two companies have had "many,...

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From affordable housing to money transfers for immigrants — a $1 billion impact investor explains how she makes money while making the world a better place
News 10 months ago
From affordable housing to money transfers for immigrants — a $1 billion impact investor explains how she makes money while making the world a better place

Rekha Unnithan leads Nuveen's impact investing team which oversees nearly $1 billion in assets.  Unnithan says her investments include affordable...

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New York is the most influential city of today, but it's only the second most important city of the future
News 10 months ago
New York is the most influential city of today, but it's only the second most important city of the future

New York is the most influential city in the world today, according to a new report from global business-consulting firm AT Kearney. That might...

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Amazon has been quietly evolving Prime's look, and it signifies massive changes to the service (AMZN)
News 10 months ago
Amazon has been quietly evolving Prime's look, and it signifies massive changes to the service (AMZN)

Amazon quietly updated the logos for all of its Prime services earlier this year, dropping the word Amazon. Prime is now a brand in its own right....

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The income needed to afford a median-priced home in every San Francisco Bay Area county
News 10 months ago
The income needed to afford a median-priced home in every San Francisco Bay Area county

A new report details the minimum income needed to qualify for a loan to buy a median-priced home across the San Francisco Bay Area's nine counties....

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 There are 2,000 empty restaurants during the day in New York — and this startup is trying to do something about it
News 2 years ago
There are 2,000 empty restaurants during the day in New York — and this startup is trying to do something about it

It's seven hours before DBGB Kitchen and Bar officially opens, but people are already seated in the restaurant's dining area... There are 2,000...

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