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Hard-working host helped put CNN on the cultural map

Larry king, the legend of the broadcast died on Saturday at the age of 87, deserves more credit than he usually gets for helping build CNN and realizing Ted Turner’s bold vision for a 24-hour global news network. In its heyday, King’s interviews “Larry King Live” regularly grabbed the headlines …

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Managers See Market Crowded As Loan Race Heats Up

The renewed interest of investment banks in direct lending is not the only competitive threat that fund managers need to be concerned about. They also face formidable competition from their peers. Data from Preqin Ltd. show that at the start of April, there were 348 private debt strategies in the …

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3 small cap stocks to buy if the stock market collapses

COVID-19 and the response to stop its spread has been a game-changer for many businesses. It’s still early days, but the mass migration to anything digital already underway has had a huge boost and is reshape society. Since the economic lockdown in late March and early April, I’ve been trying …

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Llamas in the fight against the coronavirus: meet winter

Winter is a chocolate-colored four-year-old llama with slender legs, crooked ears and envious eyelashes. Some scientists are hoping she could be an important figure in the fight against the coronavirus. It is not an overpowered camelid. Winter was simply the lucky llama chosen by researchers in Belgium, where she lives, …

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Meet the DC reporter who monitors Senate milk intake

Earlier this week, the public had a cow by rediscovering a 1966 precedent allowing only water and milk on the floor of the Senate. Capitalizing on the legendary moment, CQ Roll Call reporter Joshua Eaton started tracking senatorial milk consumption in a spreadsheet. “PPeople like to hang on to these …

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Brazilian Nubank acquires Easynvest, a broker backed by Advent

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian financial start-up Nubank has decided to acquire broker Easynvest as part of a plan to become a full-service financial provider, Nubank founder David Velez said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nubank, a Brazilian FinTech start-up, is pictured at the bank’s headquarters in Sao …

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Standard Chartered moves to permanent flexible work

FILE PHOTO: People walk past the Standard Chartered plc logo at the SIBOS Banking and Financial Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 19, 2017. REUTERS / Chris Helgren LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered STAN.L will make permanent flexible working arrangements for most employees that were put in place during the …

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