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136 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"NEW YORK (AP) — An abstract work by Cy Twombly from his "blackboard" series fetched $70.5 million in New York, an auction record for the artist.Twombly's "Untitled (New York City)" sold Wednesday at Sotheby's evening sale of contemporary artworks. Th..."

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293 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"REUTERS/Akintunde AkinleyeThere's only one person in all of Africawho makes the list of the50 richest people on earth:Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote. When our ranking was released, Dangote'snet worthstood at $14.3 billion,equal to 2.5% of Nigeria..."

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188 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"The fund owned by the influential billionaire George Soros has sold most of its shares in the Chinese online retail firm Alibaba. Alibaba recently announced a deal with one of China's largest physical retailers, Suning Soros Fund Management now holds..."
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189 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
startups
"Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros just dealt Janus Capital and Bill Gross a big blow.  According to CNBC, Soros has pulled $500 million from an investment in Janus with Gross.  That money was in Janus' Quantum Partners fund, a priv..."

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1859 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"From their home in Los Angeles, philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad support scientific and medical research in the areas of human genomics, stem-cell research, and inflammatory bowel disease. In 2013, they gave $157 million to their Broad Foundation..."

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561 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"Rome (AFP) - Political leaders from around the world gathered in Rome Wednesday for a three-day UN conference on malnutrition aimed at tackling a global scourge which afflicts poor and rich alike.Representatives from 190 countries were expected to at..."

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484 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Pioneering American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once set the standard for giving back: "No man can become rich without himself enriching others," he said. "The man who dies rich dies disgraced." Scores of the world's wealthiest people have taken ..."
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470 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
marketing, business
"NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - February 24, 2016) -  Business strategist and online marketer Boris Mizhen has identified 2016 as the year that will see a major reform for native advertising. A long-time advocate for using advertising tools to advance..."

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805 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"In this undated photo provided by Mark Zuckerberg, Max Chan Zuckerberg is held by her parents, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced the birth of their daughter, Max, as well as plans to do..."

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353 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers is offering buyouts to employees.Tribune Publishing announced the "Voluntary Separation Program" in a memo to employees that was obtained by The Associated Press..."
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326 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
startups
"Salesforce is planning to spend $100 million (65 million) on European enterprise startups over the next five years as it looks to cash in on the success of the continents best young technology companies. The cloud software giant, spearheaded by billi..."

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238 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"Joan Rivers (Reuters/Lucas Jackson) LOS ANGELES Fans of the late Joan Rivers will have the chance to buy items from the acerbic comedians New York home at an auction later this year, auctioneers Christies said on Tuesday. Pieces of art, jewelry, fur..."

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383 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"After mobilizing the grand spirit of MSMEs across 12 cities and charting out ways to aid them in their entrepreneurial journey, IndiaMART brought the curtains down to its Emerging Business Forum 2015, holding that the internet is the most fertile med..."
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342 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"Sheryl Sandberg has been selling large chunks of her Facebook stock, including cashing out of over $18 million worth on Thursday, according to a form filed with the SEC. Since February, she's sold over $152 million worth of shares, at prices ranging ..."

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307 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"Madam CJ Walker, born Sarah Breedlove in 1867, was the daughter of former slaves, orphaned at the age of seven, and became America’s first black female millionaire. Her philosophy, familiar to many entrepreneurs, is summed up in something she often..."
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327 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales, business
"Microsoft releasesits Q4 and fiscal year earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, and the streetexpects the companyto report a loss of30 cents a share. This expected loss isthanks to the giant $7.6 billion write-off the company is taking on its N..."
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362 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
startups, business
"Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation or Cirtek Group is beefing up its management team as it gears up for acquisitions in the technology sector locally and overseas. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Cirtek announced the appointmen..."

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256 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (AP) — Universal Health Services, one of the largest hospital operators in the U.S., said Friday it will buy addiction treatment facility company Foundations Recovery Network for $350 million.Foundations provides treatment for adults who hav..."
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326 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Latest Kauffman Policy Digest explores barriers to women entrepreneurs and offers five policy recommendations to address the gender gap Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) July 20, 2015 While the number of women entering the workforce has significantly increa..."

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2834 words • advanced • 4 years, 7 months ago
"The Giving Pledge, the campaign initiated by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in 2010 to convince their billionaire peers to devote more than half their fortunes to philanthropy, was born out of a closed-door convocation. Gates and Buffett organized a d..."

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