AlexRaths | Getty Images Start-ups’ fears of being strong-armed to focus on short-term profits is one reason some are opting to stay private. But those fears may be overblown, if the historical performance of money-losing biotechs is any indication. Much like consumer tech companies going public in 2019 — biotech companies rarely make money going
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Billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith announces he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Steve Schaefer | Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP Nearly 400 young men at Morehouse College learned on Sunday that their commencement speaker
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President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Deutsche Bank ignored employees’ calls to report transactions made by legal entities controlled by President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner to the Treasury Department’s
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Despite the new burst of market volatility, long-time bull Edward Yardeni sees a return to all-time highs this year. And, he believes U.S. multinational companies, which are directly exposed to the trade war, will ultimately help provide the market boost. “I think it moves higher partly because there’s a recognition that even companies that do
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With 401(k) balances near all-time highs, retirement savers are probably feeling pretty good about themselves these days. The first part of this year saw record contributions, thanks, in part, to a strong stock market, according to Fidelity, the nation’s largest provider of 401(k) plans. Eventually though, savers will have to take distributions from those accounts.
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Since its founding in 1961, Luxottica has transformed glasses from a necessary medical device to a fashion statement. It owns several popular brands, like Ray-Ban and Oakley, manufactures frames for dozens of luxury fashion houses, owns several eyeglass retail chains, and even operates the vision insurance company EyeMed. Its vertically integrated strategy helped it pull
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