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The rise and fall of White House COVID-19 advisor Dr. Scott Atlas, a lockdown skeptic who had Trump's ear and fought with experts like Fauci

Dr. Scott Atlas speaks at White House press conference on September 23, 2020, as President Donald Trump looks on. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House coronavirus task force on Monday, after less than four months on the team.  President Donald Trump brought Atlas onto the task force in August, after he had appeared on Fox News for months, echoing the president's anti-lockdown opinions.  Atlas is a healthcare-policy expert who works at the Hoover Institute...
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Bill Gates Says More Than 50% Of Business Travel Will Disappear In Post-Coronavirus World

The coronavirus will fundamentally alter the way people travel for and conduct business, even after the pandemic is over, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.
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I had an unforgettable lunch with Warren Buffett, and by the end of the meal I was convinced he's a success for 5 reasons

Zack Friedman and Warren Buffet. Courtesy of Zack Friedman Zack Friedman is the founder and CEO of Make Lemonade, a personal-finance company. The following is an excerpt from his book, "The Lemonade Life: How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness, and Conquer Anything." In this excerpt, he describes having lunch with Warren Buffett in Omaha and what he learned from him. Buffett expressed immense gratitude for everything he'd accomplished in his lifetime and said he maximizes his happiness thro...
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It's only fake-believe: how to deal with a conspiracy theorist

As the pandemic has taken a grip, so have the misinformation spreaders. Here are five ways to spot the holes in their logicUnless you’ve been on a silent retreat for the past year, you will have almost certainly heard the rumours – that the pandemic is an elaborate hoax, or that the virus was created as a Chinese weapon, or that dangerous elites are trying to kill off the elderly and to establish a new world order, or that the symptoms are caused by 5G.It is troubling enough to see these ideas o...
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Dispatch 46: ANTIFA in Atlanta – Proud Boys, MAGA: YOU ARE AT WAR

ANTIFA LARPer in Atlanta (all photos Michael Yon) 28 November 2020 Washington, D.C. I made the photograph above in Atlanta on Saturday, 21 November 2020. Today is Saturday, 28 November. I am back in Washington to prepare for White House visit on Tuesday. Just why I get so many invitations like this is anyone’s guess. My guess: In America, if you work hard, you will be rewarded. Unless someone steals your life and labors. Who worked harder during this election? One side worked hard t...
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This startup wants you to pay $8 a month to offset all the single-use plastic you consume

By Humankind. by Humankind By Humankind, a personal care products maker that doesn't use single-use plastics in its offerings has launched "Plastic, Neutral," a subscription service that allows customers to offset their single-use plastic footprint. According to the company, the average person creates about 22 pounds of single-use plastic waste monthly, and $8 per month can offset this footprint. According to By Humankind's co-founder and CEO, Brian Bushell, $5 will go towards the "recover...
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Warren Buffett joked that he would be 'eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's' if the US government hadn't bailed out the banks in 2008

Warren Buffett loves McDonald's. "Becoming Warren Buffett"/HBO Warren Buffett joked in a CNBC interview in 2010 that he would've faced a fast-food Thanksgiving in 2008 if US authorities hadn't saved the financial system."If the government hadn't acted, I would be eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's," he said.The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO wouldn't mind too much, as he typically picks up breakfast at the restaurant chain on his way to work.Buffett is also the proud ow...
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Warren Buffett joked he would be 'eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's' if the US government didn't bail out the banks in 2008

Warren Buffett loves McDonald's. "Becoming Warren Buffett"/HBO Warren Buffett faced a fast-food Thanksgiving in 2008 if US authorities didn't save the financial system, he joked in a CNBC interview in 2010."If the government hadn't acted, I would be eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's," he said.The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO wouldn't mind too much, as he picks up breakfast at the restaurant chain on his way to work every day.Buffett is also the proud owner of a Mc...
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Elon Musk Overtakes Bill Gates To Grab World's Second-Richest Ranking

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Elon Musk's year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world's second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur's net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla's share price. Musk has added $100.3 billion to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world's 500 richest people. In January ...
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Elon Musk leapfrogs over Bill Gates to become second-richest man in the world

Tesla CEO Musk’s net worth has grown by an estimated $100 billion since the start of the year.
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Dow closes above 30,000 for first time ever on Biden-transition rally

Getty Images / Scott Olson US equities jumped on Tuesday after the General Services Administration's ascertainment of President-elect Joe Biden's victory lifted investor sentiments.The Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 30,000 for the first time, marking a rapid comeback from the index's low of 18,213 in March.The GSA announced on Monday that it would provide the "resources and services" needed to start Biden's transition to the White House. It was the clearest sign yet that the Tr...
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Elon Musk soars past Bill Gates to become second richest person

Tesla’s founder added $100.3bn to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
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SpaceX founder Elon Musk passes Bill Gates as world’s second-richest person

Elon Musk, founder of Hawthorne-based SpaceX, has passed Microsoft founder Bill Gates to officially become the second richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Musk posted a net worth listed at $127.9 billion, ahead of Gates’ $127.7 billion, in the latest list published Monday. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is first on the list at $182 billion. The 49-year-old Musk co-founded Tesla, an electric vehicle and clean energy company based in Palo Alto, in 2003. He founded his H...
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Bill Gates Sucks at Being the Most Billionaire

Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder who later pivoted to a career in being the richest man in the world, is losing his touch. If any of us were as bad at our jobs as Gates, we’d be on the bread lines faster than you can say, “guillotines are the future.” And this week, the man’s downward spiral continued. Read more...
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Tesla's market cap breaches $500 billion as mammoth 2020 rally charges on

Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla's market cap rallied above $500 billion for the first time on Tuesday as investors continued to scoop up the highly valued shares.The automaker's stock gained as much as 5.1%, to $548.53 per share, in Tuesday trading.Bullish analyst forecasts and the company's upcoming inclusion in the S&P 500 fueled its latest leg up. Tesla shares now sit more than 550% higher year-to-date.The rally has minted a fortune for Elon Musk. The CEO's net worth skyrocketed more than...
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Elon Musk surpasses Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person as Tesla's market value tops $500 billion

Asa Mathat | D: All Things Digital Elon Musk has overtaken Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. His net worth is now $128 billion.Musk's wealth has been on a steady climb this month: Tesla's market cap soared as high as $509 billion Tuesday as it is set to join the S&P 500 in December.The jump in Musk's net worth places him second to Jeff Bezos, whose net worth stands at $182 billion.He predicted last year that self-driving Teslas, which are still being refined, would boost the...
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World's richest people: Elon Musk and Bill Gates are now tied for second place

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates are now tied as the world's second richest person after Tesla shares hit a record high.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Elon Musk has surpassed rival Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Elon Musk and Bill Gates have been feuding over everything from the coronavirus to electric vehicles. The two moguls don't see eye to eye on electric-car technology. Musk has said Gates doesn't know what he's talking about, and Gates has said he bought a Porsche electric car over a Tesla. This year, Gates and Musk have feuded over the coronavirus. Gates called Musk's comments on the outbreak "outrageou...
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How to interpret the 'efficacy' rates of coronavirus vaccines

A volunteer receives an injection for a potential vaccine against COVID-19 at the Baragwanath Hospital on June 28, 2020 in Soweto, South Africa. The vaccine, developed by Oxford University's Jenner Institute, will inoculate 2,000 South Africans. Felix Dlangamandla/Beeld/Gallo Images via Getty Images Vaccine efficacy measures how well a vaccine works at preventing disease among vaccinated people, when compared to unvaccinated individuals. The vaccine efficacy numbers for coronavirus inj...
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Elon Musk is now the world's second-richest person. Here's how the billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Elon Musk. Steve Nesius/Reuters Elon Musk has had a tumultuous yet successful life.  He was bullied as a child but ultimately attended an Ivy League university before going on to become the CEO of two companies, Tesla and SpaceX, and the founder of three more. He's also been married three times and has triplets and twins. He recently had another baby with his girlfriend, the musician Grimes.  But Musk also courts controversy, especially on Twitter. The tech billionaire has been outspoken a...
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Elon Musk eclipses Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest person

Elon Musk is now worth more than $128 billion, making him the second richest person in the world behind Amazon bald-king Jeff Bezos. Tesla’s chief exec barely eclipsed Microsoft’s Bill Gates to claim the number two position overnight, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index. Mostly, Musk’s gains can be attributed to Tesla‘s rampaging share price. Musk owns around 20% of all Tesla shares, meaning that when Tesla stock pumps, so does his paper fortune. Indeed, the enigmatic billionaire has adde...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Thomson Reuters Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global stocks rose as Trump authorizes Biden's transition process. Here's how markets are reacting today. 2. Elon Musk tops Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. Musk's net worth rose by $7 bill...
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Elon Musk surpasses Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person as Tesla's market value nears $500 billion

Asa Mathat | D: All Things Digital Elon Musk has overtaken Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. His net worth is now $128 billion.Musk's wealth has been on a steady climb this month: Tesla's market cap soared as high as $498 billion Monday as it is set to join the S&P 500 in December.The jump in Musk's net worth places him second to Jeff Bezos, whose net worth stands at $182 billion.He predicted last year that self-driving Teslas, which are still being refined, would boost the ...
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Elon Musk is now tied with Bill Gates as world's second richest man

Elon Musk and Bill Gates are each worth $128 billion, tying as the world's second richest man, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index.
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Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world's second-richest person

Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft founderElon Musk has toppled Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person, just a week after the .Driven by a further surge in Tesla’s share price, the 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth rose by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $127.9bn. It has soared by more than $100bn this year – outranking everyone else on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which lists the world’s 500 richest people. In January, Musk was in 35th place.
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Elon Musk Could Pass Bill Gates Wealth This Week

Elon Musk is close to passing Bill Gates to become the second richest person in the world. As of Sunday, Elon trailed Bill Gates by about $7 Billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaire index.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Elon Musk Passed Bill Gates as Second Richest in the World

Elon Musk is close to passing passed Bill Gates to become the second richest person in the world. As of Sunday, Elon trailed Bill Gates by about $7 Billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaire... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Bill Gates: 'Almost all' coronavirus vaccines will work by February

But there's still a tough winter ahead. "Try not to have your family be the last death in this pandemic," the Microsoft co-founder said.
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Best Business Books of All Time

What business books should I read? Below is our must-read list of the best business books of all time. Perhaps you are a beginner just entering the business world or are looking for the best entrepreneur books. Or perhaps you are an experienced professional seeking the best management books. Or maybe, just maybe, you want to find the best books on how to run a small business. Reading great business books is one of the most cost-effective methods to become a whip-smart business person. As busine...
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Bill Gates confident almost all Covid-19 vaccines will work well

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes "almost all" the Covid-19 vaccines will work and work well, he said in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
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