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Some TikTok influencers say the reality of living rent-free at content mansions wasn't the Hollywood dream they anticipated

"They would literally treat us like a dollar sign," Not A Content House member Sabrina Quesada said in the video. Screenshot / YouTube / JustAHouse Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:A startup promised influencers the Hollywood dream and mansion living. But some insiders say it turned into a nightmare.TikTok i...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Ben Affleck, Advertising, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, ROI, New York Times, Dreamworks, Dc, Zappos

Singapore Airlines is betting big that Asia will open to Americans by starting flights between the US and Japan this summer

A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. Thiago B Trevisan/ Singapore Airlines is resuming flights on the Singapore-Los Angeles via Tokyo, Japan route in June. Flights will operate with a premium-configured Boeing 777-300ER offering first class and business class, premium economy class, and economy class cabins. Japan is still closed to Americans but the airline hopes that the US' vaccination progress will see international borders open quickly to its citizens. See more...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Japan, News, Greece, Singapore, Planes, Americas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, European Union, Flying, Tokyo

Amazon just became another company's healthcare provider

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Blake Dodge, and today in healthcare news:Amazon Care has its first client;Startups are betting on a new Medicare program;Vida Health grabs $110 million from General Atlantic and other investors.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips about big tech-in-healthcare? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @dodgeblake. Amazon Care Amazon just signed its first employer client for its medical-care business Amazon'...
Tags: Google, Amazon, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Healthcare, Medicare, General Atlantic, Cvs, Blake, Newsletters, VIDA, Precor, Moderna, Cigna Humana, Karen Lynch

US weekly jobless claims fall below 500,000 for the first time since pandemic lockdowns began

People line up outside Kentucky Career Center prior to its opening to find assistance with their unemployment claims in Frankfort, Kentucky, June 18, 2020. Bryan Woolston/Reuters US initial jobless claims sank to a pandemic-era low of 498,000 last week, a fourth straight decline. Economists expected claims to fall to 538,000. The previous week's reading was revised higher to 590,000. Continuing claims rose to 3.69 million for the week that ended on April 24. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: US, Trends, Bloomberg, Bureau of Labor Statistics, ADP, Labor Department, Frankfort Kentucky, Kentucky Career Center, Bryan Woolston Reuters US, Ben Winck Andy Kiersz

How companies can use career development programs to attract and retain top talent

The new generation of workers are looking for flexibility, work-life balance, and opportunities to move up in their company. Getty Images A recent survey suggests that one in three millennial workers plan to quit their jobs after the pandemic. Employers need to challenge their workers intellectually to increase their management skills. Creating pathways to better, higher-paid positions is a smart way to retain great talent. See more stories on Insider's business page. Back when I was l...
Tags: Work, Jobs, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Recruiting, Employee Benefits, Nordic, Retention, Contributor, Work Institute, Kristen Griffin, Getty Images A, Contributor 2019

Moderna slumps 9% as the vaccine-maker's Q1 revenue misses estimates

A physician injects someone with the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images Moderna's stock fell 9% in the pre-market on Thursday after missing Q1 analyst estimates. Net revenue for the quarter came in at $1.94 billion, compared to an expected $2.04 billion. COVID-19 vaccines generated $1.7 billion in revenue for the quarter, the company said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Moderna fell 9% in pre-market tradin...
Tags: US, Trends, Joe Biden, South Africa, Moderna, Stéphane Bancel, BioNtech, MediaNews Group Boston Herald, Moderna COVID, Shalini Nagarajan, Pfizer Moderna, Getty Images Moderna, Opening Bell Moderna, Brazil Moderna, Rival Pfizer

Why we remember more by reading rather than listening to audio or watching video

Reading print is generally more effective for learning than video or audio. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images Comprehension differs when reading onscreen versus in print, and when listening to or viewing content. Factors like the tendency to multitask while consuming digital content contribute to this difference. Print is the best way to consume content in terms of concentration, learning, and remembering. See more stories on Insider's business page. During the pandemic, many college professo...
Tags: Books, Learning, Opinion, US, Trends, Strategy, Spain, Cyprus, Reading, Norway, Print, Nordic, Understanding, Contributor, Naomi S Baron, Standardized Testing

Lyft said it expects some drivers to shift from food-delivery apps to ride-hailing ones after the pandemic

A delivery driver hands a customer a take-out order. The Good Brigade/Getty Images Lyft said some drivers will likely move from food-delivery to ride-hailing apps as the US reopens. Cofounder John Zimmer said ride-hail work generally has better pay and more social interaction. The shift could help solve Lyft's driver shortage as ride-hail demand continues to grow. See more stories on Insider's business page. The reopening of the economy could lead to a shift in labor from deliverin...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, New York, California, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Economy, Zimmer, Logan Green, John Zimmer, Dunkin, Ride-hailing, Uber Drivers, Delivery Drivers

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.1. Global stocks gain after US jobs and oil demand data fuel economic optimism. See what markets are doing today.2. Bill Gates transferred stock worth about $2.4 billion to Melinda Gates. The tech billionaire moved some of his holdings on the same day they announced their divorce.3. New r...
Tags: Global, US, Trends, Bank Of England, Bill Gates, SEC, Volkswagen, Melinda Gates, John Williams, Baillie Gifford, Kraken, Bloomberg Intelligence, Andrew Bailey, Gary Gensler, New York Fed, The IRS

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman blasted stimulus efforts, flagged a bond bubble, and warned of a brutal market crash in an interview this week. Here are the 11 best quotes.

Leon Cooperman. Jeff Zelevansky/Reuters Leon Cooperman criticized the federal government for pumping up the US economy.The billionaire investor said low interest rates and stimulus are pushing investors to take risks.The Omega Advisors boss warned of a brutal market crash once conditions worsen.See more stories on Insider's business page.Leon Cooperman blasted the federal government for juicing a booming economy, predicted rising inflation will prompt an interest-rate hike next year,...
Tags: US, Trends, SEC, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Fed, Long Term Capital Management, Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, Cooperman, Bloomberg Surveillance, Theron Mohamed, Archegos Capital

Caitlyn Jenner praises Donald Trump and says she's in favor of building 'the wall' in Sean Hannity interview

Caitlyn Jenner. Fox News Caitlyn Jenner announced her run for the California governorship late last month. She gave her first TV interview as a candidate to Sean Hannity on Fox News. During the interview, she praised Donald Trump for "disrupting" US politics. See more stories on Insider's business page. Caitlyn Jenner praised Donald Trump for "disrupting" American politics and said she aims to do the same if she is elected to office in her first major TV interview as a candidate for ...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, California, Washington, Mexico, US, Trends, United States, US politics, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Trump, Sean Hannity

The US is tracking an uncontrolled Chinese rocket traveling at 18,000 miles an hour that is due to crash-land around May 8

The Long March 5B rocket carrying China's Tianhe space station core module launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in China on April 29. STR/AFP via Getty Images US Space Command said it is watching fragments of a Chinese rocket due to crash soon. The estimated landing time is around May 8. Nobody knows exactly where it will hit. The location of the debris will be known only "hours" before its reentry, Space Command said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Pent...
Tags: Space, Politics, Science, China, US, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Harvard, Beijing, Chile, News UK, Pentagon, Ivory Coast, Space Station, Reuters

Google 'arguably violated' labor law when it fired employees involved in unionizing, says NLRB chief

The National Labor Relations Board has said Google "arguably violated" US labor laws when it fired three employees involved in unionizing. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Google 'arguably violated' labor laws when it fired employees involved in unionizing activity. NLRB chief Peter Sung Ohr accused the tech giant of 'unlawfully discharging' three ex-Googlers. But Google insists the company remains 'very confident' in its legal position. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Google, Technology, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Labor Law, Trump, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Waldman, Spiers, OHR, Tech Insider, Peter Robb

Biden's move to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents fulfills a 2020 campaign promise to Ady Barkan, a famed activist with the degenerative disease ALS

President Joe Biden and progressive health campaigner Ady Barkan. Jonathan Ernst/Democratic National Convention via Reuters Biden's support for COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers has made good on a campaign promise. In July 2020 he told progressive health campaigner Ady Barkan he would support the move. After a long pause, and significant pressure, Biden and his officials voice support on Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's decision to s...
Tags: Politics, Science, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, News UK, Pfizer, Biden, Als, Trump, Tai, Steven Hawking, Moderna, Barkan

Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of successful vaccine rollout

The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold. John Sibley/Reuters The Bank of England sharply increased its forecast for 2021 UK economic growth to 7.25%. It cited the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines and falling COVID-19 cases. The BoE held interest rates at 0.1% and kept its bond-buying programme steady. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Bank of England sharply upgraded its forecasts for the UK economy on Thursday, citing the succe...
Tags: UK, Israel, US, Trends, Bank Of England, United Kingdom, Bank, MPC, Capital Economics, Harry Robertson, Thomas Pugh, John Sibley Reuters

The IRS is seeking identities of taxpayers who used cryptocurrencies worth at least $20,000 in the past 4 years

Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images The US tax authority is seeking records of Americans who used cryptocurrencies on Kraken. Transactions worth at least $20,000 will be investigated under a court-approved summons. The IRS says taxpayers may be using hard-to-trace crypto transactions to hide taxable income. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. A federal court in California has authorized the Internal Revenue Service to serve a "John Doe Summons" on crypto exchan...
Tags: California, Boston, US, Trends, Justice Department, Irs, Kraken, Internal Revenue Service, John Doe summons, Chuck Rettig, Shalini Nagarajan, Yuriko Nakao Getty, Kraken Transactions, David Hubbert, Justice Department s Tax Division, Circle Internet Financial Kraken

A 7-foot-long, 240-pound sturgeon has been caught in Michigan. Scientists believe she's more than 100 years old.

A US Fish and Wildlife Service member lying next to the sturgeon. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP A sturgeon measuring seven feet long and 240 pounds was found in the Detroit River, Michigan. The scientists who found it said they believe the fish is female and over 100 years old. "Imagine everything that fish has lived through and seen," one biologist said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biologists found an almost-seven-foot-long, 240-pound sturgeon in Michigan'...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Speed, News UK, Michigan, Sturgeon, The Washington Post, Wildlife Service, Detroit River, ALPENA MICHIGAN, Associated Press Read, Jason Fischer, Sinead Baker, Detroit River Michigan, US Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office

Dogecoin's social media-driven 13,000% rally looks a lot like the GameStop saga. 5 experts explain why

Dogecoin is bringing back memories of January's GameStop saga. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Dogecoin's red-hot rally is reminding people of January's GameStop saga. Experts say it is similarly social media- and celebrity-driven, with few fundamental factors. They say investors and day traders should be cautious around the new meme investing culture. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin's red-hot rally over the last few days has shocked tr...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, Wall Street, US, Trends, Reddit, Thomson Reuters, Gamestop, Higgins, Streeter, Dogecoin, Mark Higgins, UK s Financial Conduct Authority, Eric Berman, Ryan Cohen, Harry Robertson

Lyft says that its drivers are making 'record earnings' amid a driver shortage

Lyft stock rose earlier this week after the company's first-quarter earnings beat estimates. Mario Tama/Getty Images Lyft said that ride demand outstripped driver supply in the first quarter, as travel rebounds. The company said that the number of drivers was down, which pushed both fares and wages up. But Lyft's president said the company expects driver supply to recover "in the coming months." See more stories on Insider's business page. Lyft cofounder John Zimmer said earnin...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, US, Trends, Transport, Zimmer, John Zimmer, Wedbush, Dunkin, Tech Insider, Uber Drivers, Tom Dotan, Lyft Drivers, Dan Ives, Logan Green Lyft

New rules could tackle the 'gamification' of trading on popular apps following GameStop, SEC chief Gary Gensler says

Gary Gensler is the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Evan Vucci/Associated Press SEC chief Gary Gensler said new rules may be needed to tackle the 'gamification' of trading. He raised concerns that popular trading apps could be prompting people to make bad decisions. Apps like Robinhood argue they have opened up investing to new groups in society. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. New rules may be needed to tackle the "gami...
Tags: Congress, US, Trends, House, SEC, Robinhood, Gamestop, Securities And Exchange Commission, Vlad Tenev, Gensler, Gary Gensler, House Committee on Financial Services, Harry Robertson, GameStop SEC

Bill Gates transferred stock worth about $2.4 billion to Melinda Gates on the same day they announced their divorce

Melinda and Bill Gates. Michel Euler/AP Images Tech billionaire Bill Gates transferred stock in two of Mexico's largest companies to Melinda Gates. He also split up stakes in a Canadian railway company and America's largest automotive retailer. They hadn't signed a pre-nup, but are splitting property and debts under a "separation contract." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bill Gates moved stock worth nearly $2.4 billion to Melinda Gates...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Mexico, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Canada, Bill Gates, AutoNation, SEC, Bill, Jeff Bezos, Coca Cola, Melinda Gates, Cascade

10 Things in Politics: Cheney goes down swinging in Trump fight

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Rep. Liz Cheney torched Trump and fellow Republicans who refuse to acknowledge he lostThere's a reason you might be having a hard time finding chicken wings, diapers, or a new carTrump's absence from the Virginia GOP's governor r...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Post, New York, Congress, California, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, India, US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Nasa

Insider finance: BofA poaches volatility traders

Paris on October 4th, 2011 . Aurel BGC. trading floor The CAC40 index and the Paris stock exchange curve over the past 5 days appear on the computer screens Traders at work. (Photo by: Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Bank of America just nabbed two senior equity volatility traders from rival banks as the war on talen...
Tags: Indonesia, Wall Street, US, America, Trends, Bank Of America, Paris, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Viking Global, Blackrock, Reuters, Jpmorgan, BofA, Guggenheim Securities, Scott Olson Getty Images

Global stocks gain after US jobs and oil demand data fuel economic optimism ahead of the Bank of England rate decision

General view of atmosphere during the NYSE opening bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange on December 15 Getty Images Stocks were boosted by positive economic data and rising oil prices signalling economic rebound. European investors are anticipating the Bank of England's policy decision and potential taper talk. US index performance was broadly muted the previous day after Joe Biden encouraged intellectual property rights waivers for the COVID-19 vaccine. Sign up here for our ...
Tags: Hong Kong, London, Australia, China, US, Trends, Bank Of England, Joe Biden, Frankfurt, Shanghai, Treasury, Janet Yellen, New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve, Biden, Dow Jones

Caitlyn Jenner brushed off accusations she betrayed the trans community over her comment about girls' sports teams

Caitlyn Jenner appearing on Fox News on May 5, 2021. Fox News Last week Caitlyn Jenner said that transgender girls shouldn't play in girls' school sports teams. Jenner, who is a transgender woman, was accused of betraying the trans community in America. When asked about her critics on Fox News Wednesday, Jenner said: "I move on." See more stories on Insider's business page. Caitlyn Jenner has shrugged off accusations that she betrayed the transgender community over her comments...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, California, Mexico, US, America, Trends, Transgender, News UK, Kansas, Fox News, Trinity, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Gavin Newsom

China is now the world's biggest market for Cuban cigars

A man samples a Cuban Cohiba cigar, made by Habanos, at an event in Shanghai in June 2006. REUTERS/Aly Song China has become the world's biggest market for Cuban cigars, overtaking Spain. Sales in China have grown more than 50% in the past 6 years, Cuba's state cigar company, Habanos, said this week. A box of hand-rolled Cuban cigars - considered the best in the world - can cost thousands of dollars. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has overtaken Spain to bec...
Tags: Europe, China, Africa, US, International, Trends, Spain, Shanghai, Retail, John, Cuba, Havana, Xinhua News Agency, Jose Maria Lopez, China China, Cigar Aficionado

Icebreaker founder Jeremy Moon on VF Corporation's restructuring plans

Icebreaker founder Jeremy Moon says it's upsetting when jobs are shifted out of New Zealand - especially when you helped create them.Moon's comment follows news that US retail giant VF Corporation, which bought Icebreaker four year's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Moon, New Zealand, VF Corporation, Jeremy Moon

Icebreaker founder Jeremy Moon 'upset' by VF Corporation's restructuring plans

Icebreaker founder Jeremy Moon says it's upsetting when jobs are shifted out of New Zealand - especially when you helped create them.Moon's comment follows news that US retail giant VF Corporation, which bought Icebreaker four year's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Moon, New Zealand, VF Corporation, Jeremy Moon

A GOP-backed auditing group in Maricopa County is burrowing through ballots in search of bamboo fibers and Chinese paper to prove a far-fetched theory votes were flown in from Asia

Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 1, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Maricopa County ballot recount comes after two election audits found no evidence of widespread fraud. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images Workers at the Maricopa County recount are investigating an absurd theory that 40,000 Biden ballots were smuggled in from Asia. They intend to check the...
Tags: Asia, Post, Florida, Politics, News, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Cbs, Biden, Election, State, PHOENIX Arizona

US Justice Department expresses 'concerns' over the GOP's Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas

Cyber Ninjas owner Doug Logan, left, a Florida-based consultancy, talks about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as a Cyber Ninjas IT technician demonstrates a ballot scan during a news conference Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Phoenix. The equipment used in the November election won by President Joe Biden and the 2.1 million ballots were moved to the site Thursday so Republicans in the state Senate who...
Tags: Asia, Florida, Politics, Law, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Audit, Gop, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, Conspiracy Theories, Doj, Charles Davis

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