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The Inspiration4 crew in their SpaceX spacesuits, from left: Chris Sembroski, Dr. Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux John Kraus / Inspiration4 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch four civilians to orbit. They will become the first full crew of non-professional astronauts to fly to
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Acorns president David Hijirida Courtesy: Mo Osborne | Acorns Investing and savings app Acorns has hired a former Amazon executive and fintech CEO to lead day-to-day operations ahead of the start-up’s debut as a public company, CNBC has learned. The company is set to announce Wednesday that it named David Hijirida as president, according to
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No matter how long you and your spouse have been together, a divorce can be draining—both emotionally and financially. It can be especially difficult if you’re unprepared or disorganized. To make the transition as smooth as possible, we’ve put together a divorce planning checklist to help you navigate the process. KEY TAKEAWAYS The average cost
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To hear American carmakers and the United Auto Workers tell it, government assistance is non-negotiable. Cash infusions courtesy of the taxpayer are necessary to protect a vital industry, keep people employed, and maintain Detroit’s place as one of commerce’s “shining beacons.” Yet the world’s second-largest car company manages to not only survive without help but generate
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As of today, September 13, 2021, the jumbo 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 3.14%, the jumbo 15-year rate is 2.82%, and the jumbo 7/1 ARM rate is 2.19%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should be more representative of what customers could expect to
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What Is a Cryptocurrency ETF?  A cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a fund consisting of cryptocurrencies. While most ETFs track an index or a basket of assets, a cryptocurrency ETF tracks the price of one or more digital tokens. Based on investor sales or purchases, the share price of cryptocurrency ETFs fluctuates on a daily
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Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Company: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Business: Vonage is a collection of three main businesses: (i) the legacy consumer VOIP business; (ii) Application Programing Interface (API) business, which helps companies communicate to their customers through text messaging and (iii) Cloud-based Enterprise Communication as a Service business (CaaS). Stock Market Value:
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Bribery vs. Lobbying: An Overview Bribery and lobbying are often conjoined in the public mind: Critics of lobbying suggest that it’s bribery in a suit. While both seek a favorable outcome, the two remain distinct practices. Bribery is considered an effort to buy power; paying to guarantee a certain result; lobbying is considered an effort
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In this article RKLB An Electron rocket gets ready to launch. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab signed a five-launch contract with European satellite data company Kinéis, in a deal that adds to the space company’s backlog. Kinéis is building an Internet of Things connectivity constellation with 25 satellites, all of which will be launched to orbit
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Brian Moynihan, chairman and chief executive officer of Bank of America Corp, speaks in New York City, September 25, 2019. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan announced the most sweeping management overhaul of his 12-year tenure atop the giant financial institution. In a memo distributed to employees on Friday, Moynihan named
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The cosmetics industry makes consumer beauty products such as makeup, lotions, shampoos, perfumes, hair colors, and accessories. Companies in this group include Revlon Inc. (REV), Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR), and South Korea-based Amorepacific Corp. (090430). Although there is no direct benchmark for the cosmetics industry, most cosmetics companies are considered part of the consumer staples
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In this article MA The MasterCard logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mastercard has agreed to acquire blockchain analytics start-up CipherTrace, in the latest sign of how major companies are warming to cryptocurrencies. The payments giant said Thursday it entered into an agreement to
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Social entrepreneurship creates a green industry, which helps to solve environmental problems through the development of innovative solutions. Some companies go green either to reduce environmental harm or to gain consumer support. From energy sharing and ride-sharing to commodities trading, there’s no limit to the kinds of industries green startups can tackle. This article looks at the top three green
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