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Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, attends a panel discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting in New York, September 29, 2015. Brendan McDermid | Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. – A former Theranos scientist testified Friday that Elizabeth Holmes pressured her to validate blood test results from the company’s Edison machine to speed up a
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The subject of additional regulation in the crypto space has been especially buzzy lately, and on Tuesday, Gary Gensler, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, told the Senate Banking Committee that the SEC is working overtime to create a set of rules for crypto markets to protect investors, among other things. In response, both
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LightFieldStudios | iStock | Getty Images Two-thirds of wealthy business-owners accelerated their plans to retire or sell their business during the Covid pandemic, according to a new survey, reflecting the new psychological and financial landscape for business. Fully 66% of high-net-worth business owners said the pandemic pulled forward their plans to sell their business or
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Self-awareness is an important workplace trait — and, as CNBC’s Shepard Smith says, a potentially double-edged sword. “I am not here to be your token,” Smith recently said at the Association of LGBTQ Journalists 2021 National Convention. “I don’t want to be the gay journalist, I want to be the journalist who is gay.” Smith,
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Sotheby’s Art Auction: Mark Rothko’s #7 (L), and Andy Warhol’s Nine Marilyns (R). Courtesy: Sotheby’s After years of legal wrangling and Covid delays, the storied art collection of real estate tycoon Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda Macklowe is headed for auction at Sotheby’s, and could fetch more than $600 million. The collection, which includes
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ANGELA WEISS The head of the U.K.’s financial watchdog singled out an Instagram ad posted by Kim Kardashian, that promoted Ethereum Max, in a speech warning of the risks of “speculative” cryptocurrency tokens.  Charles Randell, chair of the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority, said in a speech on Monday that Kardashian had asked her more than
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