Month: February 2020

Juicy Couture went from being beloved by celebrities like Paris Hilton to being sold at discount retailer Kohl’s. While the brand dominated the early 2000s with its tracksuits, accessories, and perfume lines, it quickly lost its value following the Great Recession. MORE RISE AND FALL: The Rise And Fall Of BlackBerry The Rise And Fall
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Carillion, one of the UK government’s biggest contractors, has collapsed, threatening the jobs of more than 43,000 employees as well as hundreds of subcontractors and smaller businesses. Lex’s deputy editor Jonathan Eley looks at the reasons behind the liquidation ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For
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Cambridge may be home to one of the world’s most revered universities but there’s much more to this historic English town. With the picturesque River Cam running through its centre, Cambridge is as beautiful and it is fascinating. New restaurants and bars have invigorated its food scene, offering a blend of creativity and tradition. Welcome
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Chamath Palihapitiya speaking at the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 12, 2017. David A. Grogan | CNBC Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya disagrees with Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett on the value of bitcoin, as Buffett declared earlier this week that cryptocurrencies have “no value.” “He is completely wrong and outdated on this
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Chamath Palihapitiya Heidi Gutman | CNBC Billionaires should be grateful for their good fortune and stop being so sensitive to public criticism and name-calling by politicians, tech billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday. In a heated billionaire-versus-billionaire debate with former hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, Palihapitiya said that being demonized or labeled “out of touch” is a
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Scott Minerd, founding managing partner at Guggenheim, at WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22, 2019. Adam Galica | CNBC Guggenheim Partners Global CIO Scott Minerd said Wednesday that stocks could have further to fall as the markets came to grips with the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak. Minerd, appearing on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,”
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People walk outside a Lowe’s store in East Peoria, Ill. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lowe’s shares fell Wednesday after the company reported mixed fourth-quarter results, with sales weaker than expected, and provided a disappointing forecast. Shares were down more than 3% in premarket trading. Here’s what Lowe’s reported compared with what Wall
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At $25 per pound, macadamia nuts are the world’s most expensive nuts.The nuts keep breaking price records every year. Macadamia trees take 7 to 10 years to begin producing nuts, and the nuts can only be harvested a few times a year. Although the demand for the nuts has largely outpaced the supply, exporters worry
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► Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI The FT’s Benjamin Parkin explains what’s behind India’s banking crisis and why it could spread to the real economy ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen
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May 13 (Bloomberg) — Bill Ackman’s most controversial bets have been his most lucrative. The founder and CEO of Pershing Square gives us his rules for investing like an activist and tells us why he likes his day job. (Source: Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis
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Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a television interview at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. Alex Edelman | Bloomberg | Getty Images National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said the coronavirus-triggered selloff has created a buying opportunity for long-term investors. “The virus story
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Baseball, known locally as yakyuu (or literally “field ball”), is a national phenomenon in Japan. Masaoka Shiki, one of Japan’s four great haiku masters, wrote several poems praising it. Osaka’s most infamous urban legend centers around it. It’s even more popular than the nation’s native sumo. According to data published by Japan’s Central Research Services
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Bob Chapek (C) Chairman of Parks, Experiences, and Products for the Walt Disney Company speaks during the dedication ceremony for the “Rise of the Resistance” attraction opening at Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 04, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Gerardo Mora The head of Disney’s parks, experiences and products is now its new
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