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SoftBank posts a $21.6 billion quarterly loss on its Vision Fund, one of the highest in its history

SoftBank's Vision Fund, the brainchild of the company's founder Masayoshi Son, has faced a number of headwinds including a slump in ...
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Hong Kong cuts hotel quarantine for travelers to 3 days, plus 4 days of home medical surveillance

Hong Kong is reducing the amount of time travelers will need to serve hotel quarantine, from seven days down to three ...
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Baidu’s robotaxis don’t need any human staff in these parts of China

Chinese tech company Baidu announced Monday it can sell some robotaxi rides without any human staff in the vehicles.BaiduBEIJING — Chinese ...
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Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

A gamer plays on Sony's Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul.Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty ImagesThe giants of ...
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Cramer: The Inflation Reduction Act is really a tax on companies and shareholders

If you hate global warming, you got a big win this weekend with the Inflation Reduction Act. But if you care ...
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Bankrupt crypto lending platform Celsius withdraws motion to hire CFO back at $92,000 a month

Celsius on Thursday was sued by former investment manager Jason Stone, as pressure continues to mount on the firm amid a ...
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Potential curb on Australian LNG exports is another blow to Asia-Pacific gas markets

The Asia-Pacific gas market has suffered another blow after major natural gas producer Australia signaled it could potentially cut down liquified ...
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Climate groups react to Senate passing the Inflation Reduction Act

Mint Images | Mint Images Rf | Getty ImagesThe Senate passed the most ambitious climate spending package in U.S. history on ...
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These are the top 10 best and worst places to live in the world—and you won’t find the U.S. on either list

This week, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released their Global Liveability Index ranking of the top 10 best and 10 worst ...
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Best offense is defense? This sophisticated market play helps investors protect themselves from dramatic lows

It's a class of exchange-traded funds designed to prevent your portfolio from hitting dramatic lows — but it may require a ...
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George Clooney had tequila, Ryan Reynolds gin. For female celebrities? Wine is in

Franckreporter | E+ | Getty ImagesCelebrities have long used their face and name to elevate alcohol brands, but George Clooney created ...
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Don’t read vacation emails, keep your return date a secret and other tips for hacking your PTO

Americans are notorious for not taking a break. The average U.S. worker took less than 12 days of vacation in 2021 ...
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Why Mark Zuckerberg’s other big bet, outside the metaverse, is Whatsapp for business

Facebook's new rebrand logo Meta is seen on smartpone in front of displayed logo of Facebook, Messenger, Intagram, Whatsapp and Oculus ...
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Self-made millionaire Bethenny Frankel: The most successful people have an ‘unstoppable nature’ that separates them from others

Everyone has a goal they want to work towards. But the ones who are most successful have an "unstoppable nature" that ...
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From Mississippi to Kentucky, these are the 7 states with the least credit card debt

Americans really know how to accumulate credit card debt: The U.S. total surpassed $1 trillion at the start of 2022. But ...
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Wall Street’s top analysts say these are their favorite stocks right now

The Airbnb logo is seen on a little mini pyramid under the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris, France, ...
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Some consumers are cutting back on restaurant spending, but CEOs say not all chains are affected

Howard SchultzDavid Ryder | ReutersSome restaurants are reporting weaker sales or declining traffic in the second quarter, signaling that diners are ...
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As climate change threatens more homes, some properties are getting too costly to insure

Firefighters pull up to a burning house during the Kincade fire in Healdsburg, California, on Oct. 27, 2019.Josh Edelson | Afp ...
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Why creating a horror movie haven on Netflix may be a smart move for the streaming giant

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on ...
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Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company's CEO Parag Agrawal to a "public debate" about fake accounts and spam ...
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Large Indiana employers Eli Lilly and Cummins speak out about the state’s new restrictive abortion law

An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey, March 5, 2021.Mike ...
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Bohemian noble family redefines modern aristocracy by selling NFTs to preserve and share a 700-year-old legacy

CNBC's MacKenzie Sigalos and William Rudolf Lobkowicz in the Family Chapel of the Lobkowicz Palace depicting an early 18th-century altarpiece painting ...
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President Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19 after rebound case

Jim Watson | Afp | Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden tested negative for Covid-19 but will continue to isolate, according to the ...
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Fed Governor Bowman sees ‘similarly sized’ rate hikes ahead after three-quarter point moves

Federal Reserve Bank Governor Michelle Bowman gives her first public remarks as a Federal policymaker at an American Bankers Association conference ...
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