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3 Wall Street pros managing $12 billion in assets share their strategies for profiting from the economy's recovery — and explain why investors should be aggressively taking risks now

The trio revealed how they're investing across asset classes in a continued economic recovery, and shared what they're buying now.
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'Moonshot' startups to get a boost from new Apollo fund founded by former Y Combinator president Sam Altman and his 2 brothers

The Altman brothers raised a fund to invest in risky projects that are often overlooked by Silicon Valley's VC ecosystem.
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The 31 top power players helping CEO Evan Spiegel run Snap

From chief business officer Jeremi Gorman to chief strategy officer Jared Grusd, here's a who's who of Snap's new leadership team.
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How Young Living lures desperate people into its multilevel sales network, where 89% of members make, on average, $4 annually

The majority of Young Living members earn an average of between 30 cents and $129 a month.
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LISTEN: Should schools reopen? Henry Blodget and David Plotz weigh in for Insider Today

Insider Today columnists Henry Blodget and David Plotz join host Charlie Herman to discuss whether schools should reopen.
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Money transfer unicorn TransferWise is now worth $5 billion after some employees and early investors cashed out

"We're very happy to not have to raise every two to three years to keep the business alive."
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Sundar Pichai will tell Congress that Google's search and advertising business faces plenty of competition, and that its free products benefit the 'average American.' Read his prepared remarks in full

In his opening remarks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai is set to argue the company's search and advertising business faces plenty of competition.
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Amazon said it would spend all $4 billion of its Q2 profits on COVID-19 responses. Wall Street still expects a profitable quarter.

Wall Street expects Amazon to report a profitable quarter, backed by strong COVID-driven sales and faster growth in high-margin businesses.
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Cybersecurity experts warn that it may take weeks or months after the presidential election for a winner to be decided, thanks to the threats of security issues and litigation around the results

A panel of cybersecurity experts including former White House advisors agreed that results of the 2020 election may take weeks – or longer.
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Apple's iPhone 12 is in a battle with the coronavirus. On Thursday, Apple will give a big clue about who won.

Apple reports its Q3 earnings on Thursday, but analysts are looking ahead to the iPhone 12 launch in the fall as a better indicator of Apple's growth.
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Millions of Americans now find their bank branches closed and their paychecks gone. A new generation of VCs is looking to back financial technology startups that help

Business Insider spoke with 25 young investors who are looking to back startups addressing many of the problems that surfaced in the last 6 months.
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Biden VP finalist Val Demings says a medical issue six years ago forced her to drop out of a race. But she's never said what the issue was, and staffers say she quit because she was losing.

In an interview on Tuesday, the Florida congresswoman declined to elaborate when asked what drove her from that local campaign. "I ended up having a procedure done, and I'm good to go."
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Startups like Instawork, Jitjatjo, and SnapShyft soared as the gig economy took off. Now many staffing apps are facing 'the lowest of the lows' as COVID crushes the businesses they serve

Staffing startups helped businesses find extra hands when times were busy. Now their fortunes rise and fall with those businesses amidst COVID-19.
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Mark Zuckerberg is about to testify before Congress about Facebook and antitrust. Read his full prepared remarks here.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will argue in his opening remarks that regulation of US tech companies would only help China's tech aspirations.
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Google is preparing for an antitrust grilling over its search and ads dominance, and the past few weeks have given its interrogators plenty of ammo. Here are the big things to look out for.

As Google prepares to be questioned by Congress, here are the big things it will be asked about, and the key points to look out for.
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Shares of Docusign, Twilio and Zendesk have soared in the COVID-19 crisis -- and they'll likely continue rallying, according to a JMP Securities analyst who has a 'buy' rating to the stocks

Work-from-home stocks are hot, but Docusign, Twilio and Zendesk are poised to rise higher, according to a JMP Securities analyst.
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Experts explain the three simple steps that every company can use to cut cloud software costs as economic turbulence leads to shrinking IT budgets

Companies looking to save money during the pandemic should take a closer look at their cloud software spending, experts told Business Insider.
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The 6 important steps you need to take to successfully change careers, according to coaches and real people who've done it

Making a career change isn't easy, but it's certainly not impossible. We interviewed several people who did it and came out the other side unscathed.
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Remote work isn't just the new normal in the age of coronavirus — it's what we'll need to get through a recession

Coronavirus forced companies into work-from-home arrangements, but it's the recession that will ensure that remote work is here to stay.
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Microsoft paid at least $270 million in stock for telecom software company Metaswitch Networks, filing shows

The acquisition comes just months after Microsoft likely paid more than $1 billion for 5G software company Affirmed Networks.
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4 Schulte Roth partners who rep lenders like Cerberus and Sixth Street Partners are moving to Proskauer after a dispute over firm leadership

A four-partner group from Schulte Roth is leaving the firm, potentially taking millions in business with them.
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55 million kids are stuck at home, and the US economy is losing $50 billion a month: Inside the DC clash over how to help schools reopen safely

Cleaning and social distancing at schools will be expensive, but parents have a tough time working when their children have to stay home.
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12 throwback industries making a comeback for entrepreneurs who want to build unique businesses that bring people joy

During the pandemic, people have turned to retro Americana pastimes, known as "homesteading" activities, that bring happiness to the whole family.
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How a media brand that started on Snapchat is trying to replicate its success on TikTok

Brother, a Snapchat-focused entertainment brand with 24 million fans, told Business Insider that "it's really important" to be on TikTok right now.
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'High earner, not rich yet': 3 steps millennials can take right now to improve their finances if they're making over $100,000 and still feel broke

Create a financial plan by identifying your post-pandemic goals, getting proactive about tax planning, and not waiting to get back on track.
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WeWork is tapping big brokerage firms to help it fill space it gobbled up in NYC and Los Angeles. It shows how troubled the office market is.

Faced with large vacancies in its sprawling portfolio of office space across the country, WeWork has hired major brokerages to help it fill millions of square feet of space.
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An expert shares how to get started in real-estate investing and bring in passive income

Zach Aarons is co-founder of a VC firm that invests in real estate tech. Every tool you need to get started is online — and it's never been easier.
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The personal essay that helped one student land a coveted spot at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Aja Edmond is a 2012 graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business. She shared with Business Insider the unedited essay she submitted in 2009.
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A former SVP in the hospitality industry who was laid off during the pandemic shares how he set up his own consulting firm and signed on 3 new clients in a matter of weeks

Gourav Patel found out in March that he'd lose his job at Sage Restaurant Concepts in June. He's already landed $30,000 in new business.
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This Silicon Valley pharmacy raised $39 million in three separate rounds with the same bare-bones pitch deck

Truepill's founders went about the fundraising process very differently than many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.
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4 Gen Zers who have launched their own consulting firms say what brands should be doing to successfully market to the TikTok generation

We spoke with 4 Gen Zers about their consulting firms, and each shared advice for companies trying to reach the youngest generation of consumers.
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How to create Instagram Stories with high engagement and reach, according to an influencer coach and an analytics company

Instagram Stories are allowing creators and brands to increase engagement and reach. Here are a few recent trends, explained by an influencer coach.
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Meet 9 top recruiters financial advisers should know as remote work sparks a wave of moves across the industry

Recruiters for financial advisers have been busy. Very busy. Business Insider has identified some prolific recruiters in the wealth management arena.
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Here's the pitch deck AI company Conexiom used to raise $40 million from Mark Zuckerberg's money manager ICONIQ to help businesses automate their sales and invoice processes

Conexiom's AI platform helps automate the processing of sales orders and invoices, which has become an even bigger need due to the pandemic.
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How top law firm Mintz is using AI to help reduce costs for clients and alleviate work for associates

Managing director John Koss offers insight into Mintz Levin's new e-data consulting group, which uses AI to streamline casework across practices.
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5 strategies Twitter's head of HR will use to manage employees now that the company will let staff work from home forever

Twitter plans to work from home forever. In an interview with Business Insider, head of HR Jennifer Christie shares tips for managing staff remotely.
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9 YouTube creators break down their exact monthly incomes from the platform — from under $600 to over $140,000

Creators who are a part of YouTube's Partner Program can monetize their YouTube videos with ads and they receive a paycheck every month.
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Check out the pitch deck pest control startup Spotta used to raise $1 million in seed funding

The pest control industry is set to be worth more than $27 billion by 2025.
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How to build a lucrative business on the popular clothing resale app Depop, according to young sellers making thousands a month

Depop's first million-dollar seller and other millennial entrepreneurs making big money on the app share their secrets to building from the ground up.
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Amazon wants to put a waist-high robot in your home. The secretive project's facing high staff turnover, doubts over a $1,000 price tag, and visits from Jeff Bezos.

The premium market would be new territory for Amazon, which typically makes affordable devices that appeal to the more budget-conscious users.
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Insiders describe the rise of PR wunderkind Jill Hazelbaker, who helped clean up Uber's corporate crisis and became one of Silicon Valley's most powerful execs

Hazelbaker went from representing powerful political figures like John McCain and Michael Bloomberg to tech giants Google, Snap, and Uber.
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Apple has acquired more AI startups than Google, Facebook or any other Big Tech company. Is Apple bulking up in AI or just catching up?

Apple bought more AI startups either Google or Microsoft over most of the last decade, a report found. Some purchases may power future services.
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Google's CEO will face tough questions at this week's antitrust hearings in Congress. If you're confused by all the different Google investigations, here's the complete guide.

It's shaping up to be a big year of antitrust probes against Google. Here are the big investigations to know about, and the lawsuits they may bring.
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10 expert-backed tips for navigating virtual career fairs and making sure you stand out to hiring managers

A recruiter and career coach offer the crucial steps you need to take to find virtual career fairs in your industry and network successfully online.
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The top influencer-marketing metrics on Instagram that brands are tracking to measure success, from saves to comment sentiment

Many brands ask for certain Instagram metrics before and after an influencer campaign to measure its overall success and reach.
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Bill Gates just touted a new group of experimental drugs as particularly promising in fighting the coronavirus. Here are the 9 drugmakers racing to make them a reality, including 2 that could be ready by fall.

Drugmakers have created potential coronavirus treatments based on the blood of coronavirus survivors. They could be ready much sooner than a vaccine.
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These two VCs are joining forces with a Seattle Seahawks captain and former Microsoft and Amazon execs to deploy millions into Seattle-based AI startups

Kellan Carter and Cameron Borumand are launching a new VC firm focused on AI startups. And the AI market could be worth almost $400 billion by 2025.
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Parents in places like Florida and California are asking for their money back from private preschool programs and forming their own learning pods in preparation for this fall

Some families are leaving high-end, elite preschools to band together and form "hybrid homeschool cooperatives" for their small children.
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