Elon Musk just became the second-richest person in the world, second only to Jeff Bezos. It’s the latest development in a 15-year rivalry between 2 of the world’s most powerful CEOs. (AMZN, TSLA)

Summary List Placement Over the last 15 years, two of the world’s most high-profile CEOs, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, have been engaged in a simmering rivalry.  The two execs have sparred over their respective space ambitions — Musk runs SpaceX, while Bezos owns Blue Origin — but it hasn’t stopped there: Musk has called […]

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Architects are designing the airports of the future as the coronavirus pandemic forces new thinking on how we travel – take a look

Summary List Placement The coronavirus pandemic has presented the aviation industry with an unprecedented opportunity to reimagine how travelers take to the skies, starting with the airport experience.  A large reduction in daily passenger numbers has given airports an abundance of time and space to implement new temporary safety features, but the fact remains that […]

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Best Buy beat analyst expectations for the third quarter by posting $11.8 billion in revenue — and online sales almost tripled

Summary List Placement Best Buy posted booming sales Tuesday, including online orders almost tripling, as demand for home electronics and entertainment products continues to soar during the pandemic. The electronics retailer reported $11.85 billion in total revenue for the quarter to October 31 — 21.4% up on the same time last year, which the company […]

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Today’s best mortgage and refinance rates: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Summary List Placement  Both mortgage rates and refinance rates have mostly decreased since last Tuesday, and since this time last month. Rates are at all-time lows, and you’ll probably get a better deal with a fixed-rate mortgage than an adjustable-rate mortgage. Darrin English, Senior Community Development Loan Officer at Quontic Bank, told Business Insider that adjustable-rate […]

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Morningstar’s top stock pickers say these are the 10 highest-conviction stocks they recommend — and which top fund managers recently piled their money into

Summary List Placement The ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases, or a successful and timely vaccine distribution that will save the day? A long-awaited shift into value stocks, or a continued triumphant march for growth? A roaring comeback of consumer confidence, or a more cautious and drawn-out recovery? Inflation or no inflation? It can be difficult […]

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CEOs at chains like McDonald’s and Waffle House stop fighting a $15 minimum wage — but say it could mean higher menu prices for customers

Summary List Placement For years, fast-food and other restaurant chains have been battling against a federal minimum wage hike. Now, in 2020, some are giving up the fight.  In an interview last week, Waffle House CEO Walt Ehmer told Business Insider that there appears to be a new presidential administration in place, with President-elect Joe […]

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Salesforce’s VC arm just made a ‘small’ investment in marketing analytics startup AppsFlyer, bumping its valuation to $2 billion

Summary List Placement Marketing analytics company AppsFlyer just received a vote of confidence in the form of a small investment from Salesforce’s venture capital arm. The investment was an extension to the company’s $210 million Series D round led by General Atlantic that closed in January.  AppsFlyer declines to disclose how much additional funding Salesforce […]

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