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Bitcoin is soaring because inflation fears are eating at investors - not because of crypto ETFs, JPMorgan says

Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Investors' growing fears about inflation are behind bitcoin's recent surge, JPMorgan said Wednesday. Its analysts aren't convinced ProShares' first bitcoin ETF is the main reason for the token's rise to all-time highs. "The perception of bitcoin as a better inflation hedge than gold is the main reason for the current upswing," they said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The perception that bitcoin is a b...
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In-N-Out fined $750 by a California county over COVID-19 rules, after a 2nd of its restaurants failed to check diners' vaccine cards, a report says

In-N-Out chain fined over failing to check customers' vaccination cards, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In-N-Out in Pleasant Hill, California, was fined $750 for violating county orders, The SFC reports. The restaurant failed to check vaccination cards of indoor diners, per a county spokesperson. It follows the temporary closure of another In-N-Out restaurant in San Francisco for the same reason. California's In-N-Ou...
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Insider Advertising: Supply-chain woes pull Christmas ads forward

Hi, welcome back to Insider Advertising. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. Before we begin, some news: This is the last edition before our newsletter goes on hiatus.Thank you so much for reading. While we're on our brief pause, you can keep up with me on Twitter @larakiara or you can also send your feedback and tips to [email protected] And to get "Insider Exclusives," our email alerts - sign up here by topic.Insider will be in touch soon with some new...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, New York, Pinterest, Adobe, Advertising, Christmas, US, Trends, Paypal, Roku, Starbucks, American Eagle, Klarna, Intrepid Travel, Afp

Mark Zuckerberg hasn't yet decided on Facebook's new name despite a 'metaverse' rebrand looming, a report says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg still hasn't picked a new name for Facebook's rebrand, journalist Casey Newton reports. Facebook's new name could be announced as soon as Monday, sources told Newton. The Verge reported Tuesday that Facebook would rebrand to focus on its "metaverse" ambitions. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg still hasn't settled on a new name for the company even though a rumored rebrand could arrive in a matter of days, ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, News, Trends, Newton, Zuckerberg, Casey Newton, Rebrand, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Newton The Verge

10 Things in Politics: Dems stall on voting rights

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:In voting-rights fight, progressive activists see a 'make-or-break moment' for changing the filibusterThe FDA is pushing forward on boosters for millions of AmericansFacebook's recent trademark filings hold clues to the company's new...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Senate, China, Russia, Trends, Atlanta, Tesla, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, New Hampshire

The shipping crisis in California is now so bad that officials should consider declaring a state of emergency, the head of the California Trucking Association says

The Port of Los Angeles. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images A California trucking boss says officials should consider a state of emergency over clogged ports. On Monday, the number of vessels waiting to enter the ports of LA and Long Beach hit new records. Experts say it requires all parties in the supply chain to fix the crisis. Officials in Southern California should consider declaring a state of emergency to help ease clogged ports in the area, a state trucking boss said.In an interview w...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, La, White House, Los Angeles, Trends, Supply Chain, Cnn, Getty Images, Port Of Los Angeles, Retail, Long Beach, Containers, Southern California, Afp

10 things before the opening bell

SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get into it.1. Global stocks are on the slide after a key Evergrande deal falls through. Revived fears of a default by the Chinese property giant have taken the wind out of earnings-fueled high spirits, with stocks and bitcoin losing ground. See the latest moves...
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3 bonding exercises to help strengthen your team dynamics amid the Great Resignation

Scheduling game nights is one way to improve team bonds at work. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images At a time when workers are quitting in record numbers, bonding activities are important to strengthen company culture. Some companies schedule regular 'anything but work' check-ins to connect on a more personal level. Game nights, trivia contests, and welcome lunches can also help improve team dynamics. It's cheesy, but it works. So says Frank B. Mengert, founder and CEO of ebm, a North ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, London, Boston, Trends, Strategy, Chicago, Team, Coworkers, Nordic, Carpenter, Caldwell, Winthrop, Aon, IDG

Pfizer says its booster shot has 95.6% efficacy against COVID-19 amid the Delta variant

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Jerusalem. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Pfizer said its booster shot is 95.6% effective against preventing COVID-19 amid the Delta variant. The results were from its first large trial, of more than 10,000 people aged 16 and older. Half of the participants got the third booster dose, and half got a placebo. Pfizer said on Monday that its coronavirus booster shot has 95.6% efficacy at preventing COVID-19 amid the Delta variant.Th...
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Elon Musk posts a raunchy tweet about bitcoin hitting $69,000 - and the crypto community loves it

Elon Musk picture alliance / Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted a raunchy picture of a couple in bed eyeing bitcoin at $69,000. Crypto fans responded in droves to celebrate after bitcoin reached an all-time high near $67,000 on Wednesday. Elon Musk's Tesla holds 42,902 bitcoins, worth around $2.8 billion. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Tesla CEO and cryptocurrency champion Elon Musk on Thursday posted a raunchy tweet about bitcoin'...
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A billionaire who supported Trump in 2020 says he talks to Joe Manchin every week and urges him to 'stay tough'

Nelson Peltz. David A. Grogan/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz told CNBC that he phones Sen. Joe Manchin weekly. Peltz says he offers Manchin encouragement as the senator seeks to whittle down Biden's climate and social bill. Progressives say Manchin is in the pocket of big money donors, a claim he denies. Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz told CNBC that he speaks to Sen. Joe Manchin weekly and offers him encouragement as the Democra...
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Black Friday Apple Deals 2021: Deals you can shop today

Consider shopping the Apple Black Friday deals happening now if you want them to arrive in time for the holidays.
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Wisconsin's Senate approves a bill allowing 14 year olds to work as late as 11 p.m., and supporters say it could help plug the labor shortage

But business across Wisconsin say they're struggling to find enough workers. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer A proposed bill would allow 14 and 15 year olds in Wisconsin to work as late as 11 p.m.. Supporters say it could help plug the state's labor shortage. Federal child-labor laws say under-16s must stop work at 9 p.m. or 7 p.m., depending on the time of year. Wisconsin's Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow 14 and 15-year-olds to work until 11 p.m. on some days - muc...
Tags: Work, Jobs, News, Teens, Law, Oregon, Senate, US, Employment, Trends, Economy, Ap, Teenagers, Unemployment, Wisconsin, McDonald

Billionaire trader Paul Tudor Jones sounds the inflation alarm, touts bitcoin over gold, and warns stocks could fall in a new interview. Here are the 8 best quotes.

Paul Tudor Jones. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Paul Tudor Jones rang the inflation alarm in an interview this week. The billionaire trader touted crypto as a better hedge against rising prices than gold. Jones cautioned that stocks could fall if the Fed tightens its monetary policy. Paul Tudor Jones urged the Federal Reserve to tackle rising prices, trumpeted cryptocurrency as a better inflation hedge than gold, and suggested the Chinese government's recent crackdowns are hurting its economy ...
Tags: Usa, China, Trends, Crypto, Federal Reserve, Cnbc, Jones, Paul Tudor Jones, Fed, Tudor Investment Corporation, Theron Mohamed, Eduardo Munoz Paul Tudor Jones

For the US's Vietnam-era covert special operators, the quietest missions were also the most dangerous

US Air Force Bell UH-1P helicopters from the 20th Special Operations Squadron fly into Cambodia in 1970. US Air Force/Capt. Billie D Tedford During the Vietnam War, a select group of US commandos carried out secret missions behind enemy lines. MACV-SOG, as it was known, sent small teams on across Vietnam's borders to conduct raids and gather intelligence. The enemy was the best source for that intelligence, but capturing prisoners was SOG's most dangerous mission. During the Vietna...
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Apollo CEO talks culture - Credit Suisse’s talent exodus - PayPal considers Pinterest purchase

Hi, and welcome to Insider Finance. This is deputy editor Meredith Mazzilli. Some news before we dive in: This is the second-to-last edition before our newsletter goes on hiatus. Thank you so much for reading. You can keep up with the latest scoops and inside stories in the meantime by following the team on Twitter @FinanceInsider. And check out "Insider Exclusives," our email alerts that deliver must-know intel to your inbox - you can sign up here by topic.Insider will be in touch soon with som...
Tags: Pinterest, Trends, Bloomberg, Paypal, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Mozambique, Amex, Goldman, Blackstone, Jamie Dimon, Rowan, Arnd Wiegmann Reuters, Meredith Mazzilli, Marc Rowan, Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd

Insider's guide to securely sharing whistleblower information about corporations, governments, and other powerful institutions

Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, testifying to a Senate committee. Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images As an independent news organization, Insider relies on sources to investigate powerful institutions. A source may depend on us to protect their identity and may be concerned with sending tips securely. We interviewed some of our top journalists to compile a list of options to share evidence securely. Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, threatened employees with firing if they share information...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Government, Senate, Trends, Accountability, Tech, Journalism, Encryption, Usps, Whistleblowers, Signal, Secure Messaging, Freedom Of The Press Foundation, Don

Alaska Airlines denies a labor shortage is behind it reducing flights to Seattle, disputing a claim by a Kansas airport

Wichita Airport said Alaska Airlines was cutting some services from the Kansas city to Seattle "due to labor shortages." Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Wichita Airport said Alaska Airlines was cutting some flights to Seattle "due to labor shortages." Alaska has denied this, and said the flight reductions were "standard seasonal operation changes." The airline is operating two flights fewer from Wichita to Seattle each week in December. Alaska Airlines is operating fewer flights between Wichita...
Tags: Transportation, News, US, Trends, Economy, Alaska, Transport, Kansas, Aviation, Airlines, Seattle, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Bruce Bennett Getty, Wichita

China's Evergrande plunges as much as 14% after $2.6 billion sale falls through, as trading resumes in Hong Kong

Evergrande is a huge Chinese property developer that's on the brink of default. NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images Evergrande stock plunged as much as 14% Thursday as trading resumed in Hong Kong, after a two-week suspension. The Chinese property giant said a $2.6 billion deal to offload some assets had fallen through and home sales had plunged. S&P Global Ratings said Evergrande is on the brink of default, raising fears about contagion across the property sector and Chinese economy. Shar...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Trends, Beijing, Group, Afp, Fantasia, BCA, Evergrande, Hopson, Matthew Chow, Harry Robertson, China Evergrande, Getty Images Evergrande, Hopson Development, Sinic

10 things in tech you need to know today

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. PayPal is reportedly exploring an acquisition of Pinterest. Pinterest soared as much as 19% on Wednesday after reports surfaced that PayPal is considering buying the social-media company for around $39 billion. Everything we ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Paypal, Cnn, Virgin Galactic, SEC, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Jeff Bezos

A healthcare CEO who has the same cancer as Colin Powell blamed unvaccinated people for risking their lives: 'Somebody is killing us'

Colin Powell. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Secretary of State Colin Powell had cancer before he died of COVID-19 complications. A healthcare CEO with the same cancer blamed unvaccinated people: "Somebody is killing us." Powell was fully vaccinated, his family said. But the cancer and treatment likely made him more vulnerable. A healthcare CEO who has the same cancer that Colin Powell had before his death blamed unvaccinated people for risking vulnerable people's lives.Dr. Marc Harr...
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Global stocks fall as worries over an Evergrande collapse resurface, while bitcoin loses grip of its all-time high

AP Photo/Richard Drew Global stocks fell Thursday on revived jitters about Evergrande after a $2.6 billion stake sale fell through. The Chinese property giant's Hong Kong shares plunged as the end of a grace period for an offshore interest payment nears. Bitcoin dropped from its latest all-time high near $67,000 to around $65,100. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global stocks slipped Thursday, as revived worries about a default by Chinese pro...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, London, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Opec, Frankfurt, Tokyo, West Texas Intermediate, Federal Reserve, Dow Jones, Shanghai Composite, Jpmorgan, US Energy Information Administration

Best Black Friday Deals 2021: What to buy NOW (October 21)

We've rounded up the latest Black Friday deals, including Black Friday news, the best offers you can shop today, and more, right here.
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100 greatest TV series of the 21st century revealed in BBC poll

Hundreds of critics, journalists, academics, and industry figures from around the world have voted for their top TV series of the last two decades.
Tags: News, Trends, Bbc, TV Shows, The Wire, Movies & TV, TV Series, BBC Culture, Top 100 TV Shows, TV Poll

Trump's new social media platform won't let users criticize the site, according to its terms of service

Former President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch a new social media platform. TRUTH Social was created to "give a voice to all," according to Trump. But the site's terms of service says users agree not to "disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm" it. Former President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch a new social media platform that will "give a voice to all," or at least to those who don't plan to criticize it.That'...
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It's not just Facebook - China's big tech firms like Alibaba and Tencent are also piling into the metaverse

Booth at a tech conference in China. VCG/Getty Images "Metaverse" has become a buzzword with Facebook reportedly planning a name change to reflect its focus on the concept. Chinese tech giants are also eyeing the metaverse. Tencent, ByteDance, and Alibaba are reportedly taking steps to enter the space. Social media giant Facebook has thrust the metaverse into the limelight, reportedly going as far as planning to change its name to reflect its focus on the concept.The tech buzzword refers t...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Microsoft, China, Trends, Alibaba, Tencent, Silicon Valley, Cnbc, Scmp, Afp, Bloomberg Intelligence, South China Morning Post, Kuaishou, Bytedance, Facebook China

China Evergrande shares plunge as much as 14% in resumed trade after $2.6 billion deal collapses

Evergrande housing complex. STR/ Getty images Shares of China Evergrande have plunged as much as 14% after its deal to sell a $2.6 billion stake in a key unit fell through. Evergrande shares were suspended for more than two weeks before trade resumed on Thursday. Once China's top-selling developer, Evergrande is now reeling under more than $300 billion of debt. Shares of China Evergrande Group slid as much as 14% on Thursday after a deal to sell a $2.6 billion stake in its property ser...
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Apple’s $19 Polishing Cloth appears to have sold out

The new polishing cloth that Apple quietly added to its online store after its Unleashed event earlier this week appears to have sold out.
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Ex-Trump aide who founded 'free speech' app GETTR says he couldn't come to a deal with Trump, who has just announced a new social platform of his own

Jason Miller, Senior Adviser to the Trump 2020 re-election campaign, appears for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, on Feb. 9, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch a new social media site called TRUTH Social. Former Trump spokesperson Jason Miller said the two were unable to reach a deal on a platform. Miller left his Trump role to launch the "free speech" app GETTR, which...
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Tesla's Gigafactory in China has managed to boost production even amid supply chain challenges

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (center) in Shanghai. STR/AFP via Getty Images Tesla said its production in China has "ramped up well," with Shanghai remaining the company's primary export hub. Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory now produces more cars than its Fremont, CA, factory. The electric vehicle maker reported record revenue and profit in the third quarter. Tesla's operations in China appear to be overcoming the supply chain challenges - including a global chip shortage hitting carmakers ...
Tags: Auto, Elon Musk, Technology, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Manufacturing, Fremont California, China Passenger Car Association, Getty Images Tesla, Shanghai Gigafactory, Zach Kirkhorn, Supply Chain Crisis, Huileng Tan