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It’s no secret that it’s a pricey pain to host the Olympic Games, running billions of dollars above the estimated budget. As the International Olympic Committee receives fewer bids with each problematic games, the future of the tradition is looking unsure. We spoke with Smith College Professor of Economics Andrew Zimbalist on the matter. He should know,
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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Punk Economics and FT economics writer Martin Sandbu bring to you a cartoon explainer on the economics you need to know: why official interest rates are now negative in a quarter of the global economy without causing, so far, massive cash withdrawals. For more video content
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Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama was interrupted by hecklers during a speech on immigration today in Chicago. (Source: Bloomberg) Bloomberg Politics leads Bloomberg’s political coverage across all platforms: Web, mobile, television, digital video, radio, live events and more. “With All Due Respect” is hosted by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann airs at 5p
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Beau Lark/Corbis/VCG The #MeToo movement is forcing insurers who provide coverage for high-profile executives accused of sexual harassment and assault, such as disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, to rethink their business. A number of companies that sell so-called employment practices liability insurance are demanding higher deductibles, restricting coverage for businesses in high-risk industries such as
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Todd Combs, portfolio manager and investment officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., arrives for the morning session of the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Friday, July 12, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg / Getty Images Geico, the auto insurer owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Monday named
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Benjamin Kapelushnik, a.k.a. Benjamin “Kickz”, may only be 16 years old, but he has been serving the “sneakerhead” community for years by reselling rare sneakers to celebrities and the public on his website. His clients include hip-hop moguls such as Snapchat co-star DJ Khaled and pro athletes. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow
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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs The FT explains how and why people are investing in the commodities market, discussing some of the pros and cons of the precious metals, industrial metals and Energy markets. ► Can Smart Beta Stay Ahead? http://bit.ly/1QGm6EA ► FT Markets: http://bit.ly/1J5HNd3 ► FT Wealth: http://bit.ly/1e3996C For more
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Holiday shopping doesn’t need to break the bank. As shoppers scramble to take advantage of seasonal deals, there’s one offer you probably don’t want to jump on. Store credit card deals may sound like a steal. However, beware the fine print that can cost you more than you bargained for, according to recent research from
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Gatorade built this technology from scratch just for an ad. 2,500 switches turn the water on and off, and motion capture tells it what to do. The results are incredible. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ ————————————————– Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site
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The Swiss watch brand Arnold & Son builds all its own movements and tools in-house and from scratch. Each timepiece is a painstaking work of art that takes hours to come to life. Read more about process here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-05-16/how-is-a-watch-made-from-scratch Video by Zach Goldstein, Brian Schildhorn ———- Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1
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The FT’s global business columnist, Rana Foroohar, looks at the signs of a looming economic downturn in the world and how to spot the next world recession. Read her analysis on market volatility: https://on.ft.com/2KtpJzk ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/financialtimes Check us out on
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