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THE BOTTOM LINE: Jamie Dimon and trillion dollar Apple

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This week’s topics include: An interview with Jamie Dimon on how to increase economic growth in the US. The CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, which has nearly $400 million under management, on complacency in the market, the state of the asset management industry and investment opportunities in India. Henry Blodget dives into the data and […]

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Fighting Addiction at Thai Monastery

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Cengiz seemed to have it all. A high-paying job in Germany’s tech sector gave him money and prestige, but his life was spiraling out of control. A cocaine addiction had pushed him to the brink of suicide. Desperate for escape after waking up one morning in a pool of his own blood, he found salvation […]

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7 Lessons Your Mom Taught You About Hotel Marketing

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Every year, in honor of Mother’s Day, we share advice from the original CMOs (chief mother officers) – our mothers! And when we dove into these motherly pearls of wisdom, we found pretty sage hospitality marketing advice. So, sit up straight. Mind your manners. And, for heaven sakes, listen to your mom. read more >>> […]

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David Einhorn’s GM timing is terrible (GM)

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Between General Motors’ management and board of directors and activist hedge fund Greenlight Capital, the battle lines have now been clearly drawn going into GM’s shareholder meeting early next month. Greenlight’s David Einhorn, who controls 3.6% of the carmaker’s stock, has released an extensive proposal in which he lays out the case of dividing existing […]

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Lava Waves Flow Inside Loki Volcano Lava Lake

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Waves of lava flow inside the largest volcano crater on Jupiter’s fourth biggest moon, Loki. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley were able to take advantage of a celestial alignment between Loki and another moon, Europa, to make the discovery. Loki, which is the most volcanic body in the solar system, has over 400 […]

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LendInvest to test investors

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This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In December 2016, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a report warning marketplace lenders that they don’t explain how their products work effectively enough to consumers, making it hard for lay investors to assess the risks […]

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Bow Wow Refuses To Take The L For That Fake Photo

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Bow Wow, Shad Moss, babe ― just take the damn L and move on. The rapper made headlines this week after he posted an Instagram photo of a private jet, indicating he was riding in it, but the internet determined that was a lie. The fake photo inspired a meme challenge that has spread like […]

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Vigorous Exercise Reduces Cell Aging by 9 Years

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Vigorous exercise can reduce aging at the cellular level by nine years, a new study claims. “Just because you’re 40, doesn’t mean you’re 40 years old biologically,” said Brigham Young University exercise science professor Larry Tucker. “We all know people that seem younger than their actual age. The more physically active we are, the less […]

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5 ways finance teams can stay ahead of the curve

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In September 2015, industry analyst David Axson wrote “Finance 2020: Death by digital,” and predicted that by 2020 finance would be entirely unrecognizable from the accounting departments of the past. Consider what’s happening in finance: Complex legacy systems are being replaced by cloud-based platforms that allow entire enterprises to create up-to-the-minute reports that used to […]

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Mother’s Day Ad Shows Moms From The Perspective Of Toddlers

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When you’re a tiny toddler, grown-ups seem can seem like all-powerful giants. In honor of Mother’s Day, Brawny Paper Towels released an ad that shows moms from the perspective of their toddlers. To create “Once a Mother, Always a Giant,” four moms gave their toddlers Snapchat Spectacles and captured ordinary moments in their everyday lives […]