Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala, wants her new children’s book to inspire ambitious women (and girls) everywhere

Summary List Placement The plight of an unapologetically ambitious woman is well documented. Meena Harris is one of those women. The entrepreneur founded Phenomenal Woman, which creates products addressing sociopolitical injustices, and has another career as a children’s author. Her latest endeavor is a children’s book entitled “Ambitious Girl.” Set to be released on January […]

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Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe Biden will take over the reins from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. The decision was confirmed by Harris aides, according to The Associated Press. Harris informed […]

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Kellyanne Conway told Bill Maher that she’s ‘disappointed’ that Trump’s accomplishments have been overlooked because of the Capitol riots

Summary List Placement Former Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway continued to stay loyal to the president, defending his legacy and saying that Americans are “better off” because of him. In the interview with HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher on Friday, Conway condemned the “inexcusable” US Capitol siege on January 6 but said that the rioters […]

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TikTok helps agents sell luxury real estate faster and for more. It’s not just for gasping at how the rich live

Summary List Placement Sprawling Los Angeles mansions and state-of-the-art city apartments are flooding TikTok. The popularity of “Selling Sunset”, the reality show about ludicrously expensive luxury homes, showed how big people’s appetite is for gasping at how the rich live. But showcasing luxury property on TikTok isn’t just entertainment. Realtors say videos that garner millions […]

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Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of ‘irrational exuberance,’ but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

Summary List Placement UBS’s Mark Haefele said in a Friday note that while cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of “irrational exuberance,” investors shouldn’t worry that the whole stock market is in a bubble.  Within the IPO and SPAC market and cryptocurrencies, prices are discounting future rapid price appreciation, a factor that’s typically present during market […]

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One measure of unemployment suggests Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus is unnecessary and potentially harmful to future growth, according to James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group. The country is already reaping the benefits of the […]

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Meet the 8 electric aviation startups poised to blow past the jet age and modernize air travel and logistics, according to industry experts

Summary List Placement Crossing oceans and continents in aircraft fueled by electricity is decades away, at best, but that doesn’t mean that electric air travel will remain a pipe dream until then. A veritable horde of startups are working to get battery-powered aircraft off the ground, and a number of them are making progress towards […]

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Wall Street is finally rewarding GM’s electric-vehicle surge — but Tesla has nothing to worry about (TSLA, GM)

Summary List Placement It’s been an incredibly long time coming. A decade after returning to the markets following a government bailout and bankruptcy, General Motors’ stock price is finally on the move.  An impressive presentation from CEO Mary Barra at CES last week, along with the unveiling of an entirely new delivery business, dubbed “BrightDrop,” […]

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I’m a business coach who made $400,000 while pregnant with my first child. Here are 5 strategies I lived by to balance motherhood and running a company.

Summary List Placement When I discovered I was pregnant with my first child in January, I remember being terrified. I was excited about being a mom, but — as a female entrepreneur — I was scared I couldn’t do both.  Part of me wondered if it was time to cash out, squirrel away those savings, […]

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The FBI is probing whether foreign governments, groups or individuals funded Capitol rioters using Bitcoin, says report

Summary List Placement The FBI is investigating whether foreign governments, individuals or organizations provided funding for hardline Trump supporters who planned the protests that sparked the attack the US Capitol on January 6, NBC News reports.  A current official at the bureau and a former official told the outlet that it is probing a $500,000 […]

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CEO Pat Gelsinger is the latest in an executive exodus from VMware and some analysts are ‘not confident’ in the firm’s future: ‘There may be trouble brewing beneath the surface’ (VMW)

Summary List Placement Wednesday’s announcement that VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger’s is departing for Intel in February is a big loss for the company, analysts say. And it’s not only Gelsinger: In June, VMware lost its SVP of worldwide customer services, Jim Delia, to ServiceNow, followed in July by chief customer officer Scott Bajtos fleeing for […]

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