Wealth

Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” has invested in hundreds of successful companies to date. In the 1990s, Cuban founded and sold several start-ups that helped him reach billionaire status. And in 2000, he paid $285 million for a majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks. (Under his ownership, the team won an NBA championship in 2011 and is now valued at an estimated $2.3 billion,
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Elon Musk is a self-made multi-billionaire, largely due to the success of SpaceX and Tesla. But “to be frank,” Musk tweeted on Sept. 19, “in the early days, I thought there was >90% chance that both SpaceX & Tesla would be worth $0.” Still, Musk moved forward with the longshot businesses, personally investing millions. Musk,
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Usually when passengers find themselves sitting on a grounded commercial airplane, reactions range from impatience to downright anger.  But these are not usual times. That’s one of several activities that Singapore Airlines is launching instead of what media reports have dubbed “flights to nowhere.” The airline announced this week it was abandoning plans for destination-less flights —
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Bang Si-Hyuk is know as the mastermind behind K-pop sensation BTS, since he brought the boy band together in 2013. On Monday, his company, artist management firm Big Hit Entertainment, set its IPO share price at 135,000 South Korean won, which is approximately $115 per piece, valuing the company at over $4.1 billion.  That means Bang, its
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According to Mark Cuban, a second stimulus package should give all American households a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks for the next two months — and they must use that money within 10 days to promote spending and help keep businesses open.  But Cuban’s “Shark Tank” co-star, Barbara Corcoran disagrees with her friend’s “use it
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With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving
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After closing its borders six months ago, South Africa is scheduled to reopen to international travelers on Oct. 1.  Kruger National Park and the country’s winery-laden Western Cape — which includes the capital city of Cape Town and its most famous natural wonder, Table Mountain — will likely dominate travelers’ itineraries. But there are other parts of
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Different generations, no matter how old or young, are all very different, and that’s part of life’s excitement. But the core teachings about success remain largely the same. I have two sons, a daughter and several grandchildren. And I don’t plan to retire anytime soon. In fact, I’m still running the same billion-dollar money management firm I’ve
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Ryan Reynolds Jason LaVeris | FilmMagic “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor Rob McElhenney are in talks to buy Welsh soccer club Wrexham A.F.C.  Wrexham, which is owned by fans and is the third-oldest professional soccer club in the world, announced Wednesday that the two actors were interested in investing. 
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With around 13 million Americans unemployed and thousands of businesses permanently closed across the U.S., experts warn that more stimulus will be needed for economic recovery amid the ongoing pandemic. However, Congress is at an impasse, and it looks unlikely that a deal on another stimulus package will happen any time soon. But “we need it as much now as we did back
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There have been almost 200,000 deaths in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. And now, wildfires raging across the Western seaboard have killed dozens, burned over 3.6 million acres of land and over 6,400 structures. Residents have been cooped up inside to avoid polluted air. This is a crisis that even the titans of technology and innovation say
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Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks regarding the Supreme Court at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 20, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plan to increase the capital gains tax could lead to a large-scale sell-off of stocks, according to economic
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