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Robinhood is making it more difficult to get access to its options offering in the wake of a customer’s suicide last week.  In a blog post Friday, Robinhood’s co-CEOs outlined multiple changes to the free-trading app. Robinhood will increase eligibility requirements, and “consider additional criteria” for customers for level three options authorization “to help ensure
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Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on June 9 about unemployment insurance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Leah Millis/Reuters/Bloomberg via Getty Images The enhanced unemployment benefits supporting household income for millions of jobless Americans will soon lapse. Lawmakers, scrambling
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Dr. Jane Goodall speaks during the ‘Dr. Jane Goodall’s MasterClass’ New York screening in New York City. John Lamparski | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images World-renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall has said young people should be striving towards different standards of success, besides money and fame.  Speaking to CNBC from last week’s CogX conference, Goodall
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U.S. stock futures were little changed on Thursday night following a muted session in which traders grappled with disappointing unemployment data and rising coronavirus cases. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained just 27 points, but pointing to a Friday opening dip of about 20 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures pointed to a little changed Friday open
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Interviewing for a job “sucks for everyone,” according to Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive and now part owner and executive board member of the Golden State Warriors NBA basketball team. “It’s fast-paced, pressure filled and more mistakes are made in hiring and also NOT-hiring,” Palihapitiya wrote in a Twitter thread on Wednesday. To compensate for
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Oracle CEO Safra Catz delivers a keynote address during the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld on September 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Oracle CEO Safra Catz kicked off day two of the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld with a keynote address. The annual convention runs through September 19. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Oracle shares fell as much
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The number of coronavirus cases globally jumped past 8 million on Tuesday during Asia time. China reported 40 new cases as a new cluster in Beijing continued to grow. New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in a handful of U.S. states, prompting warnings from some health officials that greater precautions might be necessary
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As many U.S. states continue to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some are pausing their reopenings in the face of worrisome data around new cases and hospitalizations. States like Texas, Arizona and Arkansas have seen a surge in infections, calling into question aggressive reopening strategies.  Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday
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