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Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ movie could be another huge win for Disney at the Chinese box office, and shows the MCU’s focus on diversity

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Marvel movies dominate in China, where “Avengers: Endgame” grossed more in a week than Disney’s “Star Wars” movies did combined. Marvel Studios announced “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” at San Diego Comic Con on Saturday, starring the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first Asian superhero to headline their own movie. “As part of Marvel’s […]

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How to know when you’re ready to invest

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If you clicked on this story, you’re probably ready to put some money away for future dreams. Should investing be part of your reality? How will you know you’re ready to start investing? Maybe you already are and didn’t even know it. Here are a few signs to help you know for sure. 1. A […]

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A pair of investment chiefs overseeing $248 billion explain why it’s time to steer clear of a wildly popular investing method — and offer a compelling alternative

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Indexing and other passive investments have become enormously popular in recent years, but Sonal Desai and Ed Perks — a pair of chief investment officers at Franklin Templeton — say active management might be the best approach in today’s market. The two manage a combined $248 billion, and they say simple strategies like indexing look […]

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Democrat Wendy Davis of Texas Running for Congress in 2020

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Texas Democrat Wendy Davis announced Monday that she will run for Congress in 2020, five years after badly losing a run for governor that was propelled by her 13-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the state Capitol. Davis will challenge freshman Republican Rep. Chip Roy, who made headlines in May for single-handedly blocking $19 […]

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13 top executives who earn a $1 salary or less

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Recent reporting from Business Insider’s Andy Kiersz shows that Tesla CEO Elon Musk earned $0 through CEO compensation last year, but still got ‘paid’ over $2.3 billion. We took a look at other executives who earn less than $1 a year, though many continue to earn millions in stock awards or cash bonuses through the […]

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RA Hospitality Holdings (Cayman) Announces the Signing of a $2 Billion Primary and Secondary Management Investment Round with OYO Hotels & Homes

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OYO Hotels & Homes, the world’s fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes and living spaces, today announced that in a landmark move, Founder & CEO, Ritesh Agarwal, through RA Hospitality Holdings (Cayman), has signed $2 billion primary and secondary management investment round, supported by global institutional banks and his financial partners, subject to regulatory and shareholder […]

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Trump: Mueller’s Testimony Will End Badly for Prosecutor

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U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony this week about whether the U.S. leader tried to obstruct his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will end badly for him and that he shouldn’t even be testifying. Moreover, Trump said, “I am not going to be […]

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A top Comcast exec on how the TV bundle could be fundamentally changed by new streaming services like Disney Plus and HBO Max (CMCSA)

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Comcast’s Matt Strauss shares his theory about how the evolution of cable-TV networks parallels the cosmic theories of the Big Bang and Big Crunch. Using the theoretical scenarios about the creation and fate of the universe as a blueprint, the TV bundle could be reformed from streaming-video services, instead of linear TV channels. The economics […]

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Taliban Talks Key Topic as Trump Meets Pakistani Leader

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President Donald Trump is meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, about ending America’s longest war, the conflict in Afghanistan. Trump and Khan are both unpredictable and have had a rocky relationship. Monday’s visit is meant to smooth tensions and deal with complex problems facing both nations. The Trump administration wants Pakistan to use its […]

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Report: China’s Huawei Helped Develop North Korean Wireless Network

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Huawei Technologies, China’s giant tech firm enmeshed in Beijing’s trade dispute with the United States, secretly helped North Korea develop a commercial wireless network in recent years, The Washington Post reported Monday. The newspaper said that a review of internal company documents and sources familiar with Huawei’s operations showed that the company partnered with a […]

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Boeing’s credit outlook was just cut to ‘negative’ by a ratings agency, which cited the 737 Max crisis (BA)

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Fitch Ratings downgraded its outlook for Boeing to “negative” from “stable” amid continued problems surrounding the still-grounded 737 Max aircraft. The ratings agency said the damage to Boeing’s image, along with costs associated with the 737 Max remaining grounded, will be important to watch over the next year. Boeing has struggled since two deadly crashes […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ dethroned ‘Avatar’ at the box office, but it would have to make billions more to beat the actual biggest movie of all time

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“Avengers: Endgame” dethroned “Avatar” as the biggest movie in the world of all time. But it has a tough hill to climb to beat “Gone with the Wind,” the highest-grossing movie ever after adjusting for inflation. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. “Avengers: Endgame” surpassed “Avatar” over the weekend to be the highest-grossing movie in the […]

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Syrian Activists Say Airstrikes Kill 27 in Rebel-Held Town

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Multiple airstrikes hit a busy market in a rebel-controlled town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 27 people and turning several buildings into piles of rubble, according to opposition activists and a war monitor. Shortly afterward, state media said rebels shelled a government-held village, killing seven. The high death toll marked a sharp […]

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Equifax to Pay Up to $700M in Data Breach Settlement

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Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, if approved by the federal district court Northern District of Georgia, […]

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Police: 4 Turkish Nationals Kidnapped in Nigeria

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Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped at gunpoint in central Nigeria, police said on Monday, in the latest such incident in the country. Gunmen stormed a bar in the village of Gbale in the state of Kwara and seized the men on Saturday, national police spokesman Frank Mba told AFP. “We are working frantically to […]

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YouTube star Shelby Church breaks down how much money a video with one million views makes her

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YouTube’s Partner Program lets creators earn money by monetizing their channel with video advertisements. These advertisements will generate a certain amount of money depending on factors like a video’s watch time, length, and viewer demographic. A video with roughly one million views averages between $2,000 and $5,000 in Google AdSense revenue for YouTube influencer Shelby […]

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The biggest week of earnings season is here. Here are the 8 companies to watch — and what to look out for.

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July 25 is shaping up to be the biggest day of the week, with Amazon, Alphabet, Starbucks and 3M all announcing their quarterly figures. These large-cap companies will announce their latest earnings figures after several banks reported mixed results and major indexes hit record highs. Visit the Markets Insider homepage for more stories. The busiest […]