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Most Americans support CEOs speaking out on inequality, racism, and diversity, new survey shows

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman has become an outspoken advocate for leaders paying their workers fair wages.Evan Agostini/AP 63% of Americans believe CEOs "have a responsibility to take a stand" on societal issues. That's according to a recent poll conducted by the nonprofit research firm JUST Capital. The survey found Americans support CEOs speaking out on climate change and income inequality.  Since the summer of 2020, there's been debate in the business and political community over ...
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Inside the turbulent personal life of Elon Musk, who's been divorced three times, dated Hollywood stars, and now co-parents a baby with the musician Grimes

Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2018. Charles Sykes/AP Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has had a headline-grabbing personal life over the years. He has six sons, has been divorced three times, and recently broke up with the musician Grimes. Here's a closer look at Musk's famous family and high-profile relationships. Sign up for the 10 Things in Tech daily newsletter. Born in 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa, M...
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Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested Nicki Minaj should be Donald Trump's running mate in 2024

Left: Donald Trump; Right: Nicki Minaj Left: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File; Right: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File Rep. Matt Gaetz in a tweet suggested that Donald Trump and Nicki Minaj run for office together in 2024. Minaj over the course of this week has tweeted skeptical remarks about the COVID-19 vaccines. Those remarks led to an anti-vaccine protest and criticism from high-profile figures like Joy Reid. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Matt Gaetz on Friday sugges...
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PayPal's CEO says his father is the leader he most admires, teaching him the value of humility and listening

Evan Agostini/AP PayPal CEO Dan Schulman has a reputation as being one of Silicon Valley's more sympathetic bosses. He credits his father as his leadership hero because he taught him soft skills. Schulman told the that humility and respect are what truly inspires people. See more stories on Insider's business page. PayPal CEO Dan Schulman can boast at least one great business mentor, having spent eight years being personally mentored by Virgin founder Richard Branson.But he c...
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J. Lo and Ben Affleck were spotted together in Montana, which is set to gain a new House seat in redistricting

Ben Affleck, left, and Jennifer Lopez, right, are spending time together 17 years after they broke off their high-profile engagement Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, engaged in the early 2000s, were spotted together in Montana. Montana is gaining a seat in Congress after the 2020 census due to its population growth. Like the former A-list couple, Montana will be receiving significant media attention. See more stories on Insider's...
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Italy seeks return of 5-ton, $750K Roman sculpture acquired by Kim Kardashian

LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles are seeking the forfeiture of an ancient Roman sculpture that Kim Kardashian was in the process of acquiring after officials determined it had been illegally smuggled out of Italy, according to court papers obtained Wednesday morning. The marble and limestone statue resembling the lower half of a person draped in fabric was seized at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport in June 2016 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after a company linked to Kar...
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Inside the turbulent personal life of Elon Musk, who's been divorced three times, dated Hollywood stars, and now has a 1-year-old baby with musician Grimes

Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2018. Charles Sykes/AP Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has had a headline-grabbing personal life over the years. He has five sons from his first marriage and has been divorced three times. These days, Musk is dating the musician Grimes - the couple had a baby together last spring. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2010, Elon Musk said he would "rather stick a fork in my ...
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GameStop jumps 7% after raising more than half a billion to speed up its e-commerce transformation

Evan Agostini/AP GameStop rose 7% in early trading on Tuesday after raising $551 million in stock sales. Its stock offering is aimed at accelerating its e-commerce transformation, the company said. Earlier this month, GameStop said CEO George Sherman will step down by July 31. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. GameStop's stock climbed 7% on Tuesday after the company said it raised $551 million through an equity offering to fund its transition to...
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Prince Harry's new Silicon Valley executive role is his latest step to becoming a billion-dollar brand with Meghan Markle. Here's how they've been building a business empire in a post-royal life.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building their independent wealth in 2020. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been building a business empire in their post-royal life. Harry just took on a Silicon Valley exec role. They've also signed deals with Spotify and Netflix. The couple, which has an estimated $30 million net worth, is in position to build a billion-dollar brand. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It looks like 20...
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Kim Kardashian West files for divorce from Kanye West

By ANDREW DALTON | AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — “Kimye” is kaput. Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West Friday after 6 1/2 years of marriage, court records show. The move brings an impending end to one of the most followed celebrity unions of the 21st century — the marriage of a reality TV superstar and a hip-hop and fashion phenomenon with four kids, a vast fortune to split and even more fame. FILE – Kanye West, left, and Kim Kardashian attend Gabrielle’s Angel Foun...
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Robinhood's idea to rewire the financial system in the wake of the GameStop mania is a nonsensical disaster

Evan Agostini/AP Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev is set to face Congress to answer questions about the recent GameStop mania. But Ronbinhood's plan to fix the issues that sprung up during the Reddit-fueled frenzy makes no sense. Tenev's same-day settlement idea would make the financial system worse and still disadvantage regular traders. Alex Yablon is a Brooklyn-based journalist who writes about politics and policy. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Visi...
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GameStop has lost over $20 billion in market cap since the Reddit-saga peak

Evan Agostini/AP GameStop has lost over $20 billion in market cap since the peak of the Wall Street Bets saga on January 27. Shares of the video game retailer continue to fall as Reddit traders back down from their short-squeeze attempts. Reddit traders are suing brokerages for limiting trading in popular stocks, arguing it led to significant losses. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. GameStop has lost over $20 billion in market cap since the stock's...
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How Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen make and spend their millions

Tom Brady gets a kiss from his wife Gisele Bundchen following Patriots training camp. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Tom Brady left the New England Patriots to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past offseason, and the quarterback is enjoying remarkable success with his new squad.Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, comprise one of the most successful celebrity power couples.Bündchen is one of the most successful supermodels in the world; Brady is widely considered the...
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Tom Brady is leading the Buccaneers through their first playoff run in over a decade. Here's how the quarterback and his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen make and spend their millions.

Tom Brady gets a kiss from his wife Gisele Bundchen following Patriots training camp. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Tom Brady left the New England Patriots to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past offseason, and the quarterback is enjoying rermarkable success with his new squad.Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, comprise one of the most successful celebrity power couples.Bündchen is one of the most successful supermodels in the world; Brady is widely considered th...
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Meet Robinhood's legal team - PayPal eyes 1 billion active accounts - More Goldman banker shakeups

Lucky-photographer/Shutterstock Welcome back. This week is already shaping up to be big one, with the House considering pushing ahead with impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump. So what's that mean for the markets? It remains to be seen. As we've spoken about before, the ties between what's taking place in Washington and investor sentiment is often complex. If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, ...
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Festival Pass: Cal Jam producer dies; Jason Bentley launches a podcast

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. A few weeks back, I asked readers to share their favorite holiday albums and it was so nice to hear from so many of you. I wanted to share just a couple of responses that readers sent. Janine actually reminded me of a recent Christmas album I have but hadn’t put on yet this season: “Over the Holidays and Under the Influence” by Butch Walker. Walker fronted ...
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Dating app Bumble files confidentially for IPO, could seek up to $8 billion valuation, report says

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Popular dating app service Bumble is seeking a February IPO, according to a Bloomberg report.The dating service where women make the first move filed confidentially for an IPO and could seek a valuation of up to $8 billion, according to Bloomberg.Bumble was founded in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd, co-founder of the dating app Tinder.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Bumble has confidentially filed for an initial public offering, according to a repor...
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Spotify deal is their latest step to becoming a billion-dollar brand. Here's how they've been building a business empire in a post-royal life.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building their independent wealth in 2020. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building a business empire in their post-royal life. In the past four months, they've signed multiyear deals with Spotify and Netflix, and Meghan recently invested in an oat milk latte startup. It's all put the couple, which has an estimated $30 million net worth, in position to build a billion-dollar brand. Visit Business Insi...
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Stephen Ross - Trump donor and Equinox chairman - has reportedly already donated $1 million toward NYC's next elections. Take a look at how one of the city's richest residents built his fortune.

Stephen Ross has a net worth of $7.2 billion. EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters Billionaire Stephen Ross donated $1 million in December to a new independent expenditure committee, according to The New York Times. The committee will reportedly focus on several NYC races, including the mayoral one. In August, Ross was considering raising $100 million for a potential candidate in NYC's 2021 mayoral election, two sources told The New York Times' Dana Rubenstein. Ross is the chairman of Related Cos., which...
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Taylor Swift dropped two surprise albums in 2020 - take a look at how the pop superstar makes and spends her $365 million fortune

Taylor Swift is one of the richest female singers. Kevin Mazur/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp Taylor Swift announced she's dropped her ninth studio album — "Evermore" — at midnight on Thursday. Swift's net worth is an estimated $365 million, and she's one of the world's highest-paid celebrities. Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour was the highest-grossing tour in US history, grossing over $266 million. Swift spends her fortune growing her real-estate portfolio across the US and donating to chari...
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Stevie Nicks sold the copyrights to some of her most popular songs in a deal reportedly valued at $100 million

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Music publisher Primary Wave acquired a majority stake in Stevie Nicks' songwriting catalog, the company said in a news release Friday.  The Wall Street Journal reported that Nicks sold 80% of her songwriting catalog in a deal valued around $100 million, according to sources familiar with the deal.  Nicks' song "Dreams" reentered Billboard charts after a viral TikTok trend, 43 years after the song's release as a single.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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Steve Nicks sold the copyrights to some of her most popular songs in a deal reportedly valued at $100 million

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Music publisher Primary Wave acquired a majority stake in Stevie Nicks' songwriting catalog, the company said in a news release Friday.  The Wall Street Journal reported that Nicks sold 80% of her songwriting catalog in a deal valued around $100 million, according to sources familiar with the deal.  Nicks' song "Dreams" reentered Billboard charts after a viral TikTok trend, 43 years after the song's release as a single.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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Here are all the famous people Jeffrey Epstein was connected to

American financier Jeffrey Epstein (L) and then-real-estate developer Donald Trump (R) pose together at the Mar-a-Lago estate, Palm Beach, Florida, 1997. Davidoff Studios/Getty Images Epstein, a financier and registered sex offender, was known for jet-setting with the likes of Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, and Prince Andrew, the third child of the UK's Queen Elizabeth. Wall Street billionaire Leon Black paid Epstein at least $50 million in consulting and other fees between 2012 and 2...
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11 types of sexualities and their meanings

People dance during the Youth Pride event as part of World Pride and Stonewall anniversary in New York, U.S., June 29, 2019. Reuters In June, the Supreme Court decided that antidiscrimination employment protections apply to those who identify as LGBT. That means that you cannot be discriminated against by your employer for your sexual identity. According to sexuality educator, writer, and consultant Jamie LeClaire, sexual identity is the "gender that you are attracted to, or if you are int...
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There are only 6 billionaires in Hollywood — here's how they became so much richer than other celebrities

Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry at the Los Angeles premiere of "Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire" in November 2009. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Actor, writer, and producer Tyler Perry is Hollywood's newest billionaire. Film directors and television personalities dominate the list of Tinseltown's wealthiest — but it doesn't contain anyone who has built a career solely off acting. Hollywood's three comma club is significantly more diverse than the billionaire population as a whole; fou...
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Tyler Perry is officially a billionaire, according to Forbes estimates. Take a look at how the Hollywood mogul makes and spends his fortune.

Actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York. Associated Press Tyler Perry is officially worth $1 billion, per Forbes estimates. The newly minted billionaire has been a Hollywood heavy-hitter for years, thanks to his mega-successful Madea franchise and his 330-acre Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Take a look inside how he makes and spends his money. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   On September 1, Forbes added a new name to its li...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are already worth at least $30 million — and none of that money belongs to the crown

Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped back from royal duties at the beginning of the year. The decision made it so they no longer receive money from the crown through the "sovereign grant" and are both eligible to earn a professional income. Now, they're positioned to build a billion-dollar brand. They've settled in Los Angeles and just founded their own production company and signed a multiyear deal with Netflix. Even without those developments, the...
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Body is found in Lake Piru search for ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera

LOS ANGELES — A body was found Monday at a Ventura County lake during the search for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, authorities said. The body was discovered five days after the 33-year-old Rivera disappeared on Lake Piru, where her son was found July 8 alone a few hours later on a boat the two had rented, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities would not immediately say if the person found was Rivera but said the day after she disappeared that they believed she drowned in the lake north...
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The inside dirt on getting the best out of your garden soil

Could we be entering an era when the quality of the soil in your backyard, as opposed to your zip code, will determine the value of your property? Spending more time at home is likely to lead to spending more time in the garden and there is nothing more crucial than your soil type when it comes to garden success. Joan Citron’s garden in Reseda is an excellent example of this. Throughout her garden, you see uncommon horticultural sights that may be attributed to her soil which consists of a thick...
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How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

Christian Marcus and his wife Erika Diehl-Marcus intended to redecorate their Los Feliz apartment with a 1930s vibe. However, the couple, who own East Hollywood antique shop Diehl Marcus & Company, lacked time to do it. “We own an antique store, so you think that would make it easier for us,” says Marcus by phone. “But it can make it a lot more difficult because you have to sort through so many of your collections.” They’d gotten to work by painting the living room light green with a vintage fee...
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