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Every character in ‘Mortal Kombat 11’ has a secret ‘fatality’ — here’s how you can execute all of the game’s brutal finishing moves

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“Mortal Kombat 11” launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on April 23, 2019. The latest entry in the violent fighting-game franchise features 25 new and returning characters characters. Every cast member has two “fatalities” — the ultra-violent finishing moves that made the original game so controversial way back in 1992. Every […]

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Credit card companies like Barclays, AmEx, and Capital One are making it easier than ever to deal with a lost or stolen card

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Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. If you lose your credit card, or if it’s stolen, it’s traditionally been a hassle to resolve. However, credit card companies have introduced features through websites […]

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Billionaire Steven Schonfeld poaches a top quant from Glenn Dubin’s Engineers Gate to run a new fund

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Steven Schonfeld’s hedge fund Schonfeld Strategic Advisors recruited a top quant from Engineers Gate, Ricky Shi, to run a new quant fund, sources tell Business Insider. Schonfeld’s fund has expanded into Asia and Europe recently, primarily through its acquisition of hedge fund Folger Hill in 2018. Quants like Shi are in high demand as traditional […]

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People aren’t buying the most expensive homes in the Hamptons. Here’s what it’s like living in the ritzy seaside community’s priciest ZIP code, where the median home price is $5.5 million

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People aren’t buying pricey summer homes in the Hamptons the way they used to. Home sales in the ritzy seaside communities have slumped to their lowest levels in seven years. The tiny village of Sagaponack in the Hamptons is the most expensive ZIP code in the Hamptons, with a median home price of $5.5 million. […]

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The admissions director of an exclusive, $56,000-per-year private school in NYC explains exactly what it takes for students from pre-K to high school to get accepted

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Avenues: The World School is a private school in New York City where tuition is $56,400 per year. Students at Avenues range from nursery level to 12th grade, and there’s also a part-time program for 2-year-olds. The admissions director, David Buckwald, explained the school’s admissions process by grade level to Business Insider. Younger children are […]

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Tesla’s stock is nearing a key line in the sand (TSLSA)

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Tesla shares fell by as much as 4% on Thursday after the electric-car maker reported a wider-than-expected first-quarter loss. The stock is holding near $250 a share, a price long seen as an important support level. Watch Tesla trade live. Investors intimately familiar with the way Tesla shares trade — wildly — know the stock […]

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Lowe’s has come out swinging in the war for talent with a new campaign to fill millions of skilled trades jobs (LOW)

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Lowe’s is partnering with 60 other businesses and organizations for a campaign to promote the skilled trades. This “Gen T” initiative will launch a national online marketplace for jobs, apprenticeships, and education programs. Lowe’s trade skills director Michael Mitchell told Business Insider that the skilled trades have been “miscast” for the past 40 years in […]

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You can now pre-order Samsung’s $1,300 Galaxy S10 5G from Verizon, and the carrier is soon rolling out 5G to 20 more cities

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Verizon opened pre-orders on Thursday for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone that can connect to the carrier’s 5G network. Verizon currently has its 5G network activated in two cities, and the carrier also announced 20 more cities where its 5G network will be activated, but the carrier didn’t say when. It should be noted […]

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Tesla’s dismal results are highlighting the divide between die-hard bulls and doomsday bears (TSLA)

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Tesla shares fell modestly on Thursday after the electric-car maker reported first-quarter results the evening prior that fell short of analysts’ expectations. Wall Street analysts’ commentary in the wake of the quarterly results laid bare the stark divide between Tesla bulls and bears. Markets Insider has rounded up a selection of what some analysts, both […]

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U.K. blocks Sainsbury’s merger with Walmart unit Asda

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British regulators blocked Sainsbury’s 7.3 billion-pound (US$9.4 billion) purchase of Walmart’s Asda unit on Thursday amid concerns the deal would have increased prices and reduced the quality and range of products available. For Walmart, it’s another setback as it tries to refocus its international operations on higher-growth markets. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

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Everyone on set hated ‘The Karate Kid’ title while making the movie, according to star Ralph Macchio

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“The Karate Kid” star Ralph Macchio said he and many others on the movie thought the title was awful while shooting the movie. He told Business Insider it was the movie’s legendary producer, Jerry Weintraub, who put everyone at ease. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. It’s 1983 and with Ralph Macchio’s breakout movie, “The Outsiders,” […]

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Jobless claims jump by the most in almost 2 years

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The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits jumped by the most since 2017 last week. Thursday’s results likely reflect seasonal noise rather than a trend in the labor market. The four-week moving average of initial jobless claims, which is less volatile than the weekly figure, was 206,000 last week. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories […]

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The 25 best-selling music singles of all time

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The best-selling singles of all time are heavy on pop, but not a whole lot outside of that. Rock, country, and rap are scattered throughout, but are largely missing from the top 25. Among the RIAA’s (Recording Industry Association of America) biggest singles ever, Eminem and Katy Perry are the most popular artists, with three […]

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Southwest beats despite being the US airline with the biggest exposure to the 737 Max (LUV)

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Southwest Airlines beat earnings expectations Thursday despite being impacted by the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The airline has the most exposure to the aircraft of all US carriers. Southwest shares were up 2% early Thursday. Watch Southwest Airlines trade live. Southwest Airlines reported first-quarter earnings on Thursday morning that beat Wall Street […]

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Gunmen Kill Female Polio Vaccinator in Pakistan

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Police in Pakistan say unknown gunmen shot dead a female polio vaccinator and wounded another Thursday, raising the number of deaths to three in attacks against this week’s national immunization campaign. The latest shooting incident occurred in southwestern Baluchistan province where, police said, assailants on a motorbike opened fire at a polio team in a […]

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A fund manager has crushed 98% of his competitors by shunning one of investing’s most-trusted strategies. Here’s his blueprint for success.

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‘Buy and hold’ is the recommended strategy for many investors who want to profit from stocks in the long term. However, the $55 million T. Rowe Price Global Focused Growth Equity Fund has entered the 98th percentile of funds over the past five years by doing the opposite: trading aggressively during periods of volatility. In […]