Henry Blodget

Pot stocks are in a bubble here, says VC

Henry Blodget, Business Insider, and Steve Vassallo, Foundation Capital, weigh in on the volatility in cannabis stocks like Tilray.

Henry Blodget

Ray Dalio says the economy looks like 1937 and a downturn is coming in about two years

Ray Dalio is the founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world. Dalio is sharing his template for understanding debt crises which he says helped him and his fund foresee and navigate the financial crisis. He sat down with Business Insider CEO …

Interest Rates

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Business Development

Axios Edge

1 big thing: Debt has stopped growing...<p><b>It's not exactly the deleveraging that many hoped for</b>; total debt in mature economies is still near 400% of …

Stock Markets

A Look Inside the Marriage of Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos, the Richest Couple in History Who Own More Land Than Almost Anyone Else in America

They have a long history.<p>Jeff Bezos wasn’t alone when he made his cross-county road trip to Seattle in 1994. And he wasn’t alone when he founded …

Jeff Bezos

Where To Stream the Other 'A Star Is Born' Versions

There’s a lot of anticipation in the air for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper interpretation of <i>A Star Is Born</i>, but this star has been born a number …

Lifehacks

Unemployment in the US is historically low, but wage growth is sluggish — and no one seems to know exactly why

Ten years after the financial crisis, the US unemployment rate has dropped from the crisis peak of 10% to a historically low 3.9% — but overall wage growth is still sluggish.<p>Comparing the last three years to the last similar period of sustained low unemployment, Q1 1998 to Q1 2001, and you'll see a …

Business

A day in the life of rich man Jeff Bezos, who always offers to do the washing-up

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history. According to Bloomberg, the founder and CEO of Amazon, the American e-commerce and cloud computing …

Jeff Bezos

Richard DeVos, Amway co-founder, dies at 92

Richard DeVos, the co-founder of Amway who used his business determination to build his fortune and reshape Grand Rapids, has died at the age of …

News (U.S.)

Business Insider is launching a new show called 'Business Insider Today' — watch the first episode here

• <b>Business Insider is launching a new show on Facebook Watch called "Business Insider Today."</b>• <b><br>It premieres Tuesday, September 4, and will air every</b> …

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Jeff Bezos' Most Outrageous Business Failures

Learn from the richest man in the world's mistakes.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>In 1994, Jeff Bezos co-founded the future e-commerce behemoth Amazon in a Seattle garage. Previously employed by a Wall Street hedge fund, he quit his job to try his hand at building an online …

eCommerce

In the Age of 'Hamilton,' Don't Forget About Jefferson

One is the subject of a very popular musical, and the other has more to recommend him, if your focus is on a just society.<p>Read Full Article »

Henry Blodget

Facebook and Silicon Valley companies need to keep 'raising the bar' for social media regulation: Business Insider CEO

Henry Blodget, CEO and editor-in-chief of Business Insider, and Kevin Delaney, co-president and editor-in-chief of Quartz, say that Facebook needs to …

Social Media

Newspaper front pages from where Trump held his rally Tuesday night perfectly illustrate how Americans see the news differently

Three of the four West Virginia newspapers included President Donald Trump's rally on their Wednesday front pages rather than the guilty convictions of his former attorney Michael Cohen and campaign chairman Paul Manafort.<p>All four newspaper front pages included Trump's decision this week to do away …

Donald Trump

Trump's newest plan to reshape Wall Street may sound familiar — because Hillary Clinton had the same idea

President Donald Trump weighed in on Wall Street's focus on quarterly earnings — and sounded a lot like his 2016 opponent.<p>In a Friday tweet, the president suggested that public companies should move away from quarterly earnings reports and instead report earnings every six months.<p>"In speaking with …

Hillary Clinton

Mad Money Host Jim Cramer Argues That the Tide is Turning Against Bitcoin

Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, argued that Bitcoin may have reached its peak. His comments come as the cryptocurrency market dropped below …

Cryptocurrency

The CMO of $30 billion financial giant State Street says to be successful, you have to be the CEO of your own brand

<i>Following is a transcript of the video; it has been edited for clarity.</i><p><b>Henry Blodget:</b> Take us back. What was "Fearless Girl"? Where did the idea come from? How did it work out?<p><b>Hannah Grove:</b> Well, I'll actually tell you one of the little-known secrets about Fearless Girl: Behind Fearless Girl are …

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North Front of the President's House

This architectural sketch of the North Front of the White House was drawn by Samuel Blodget, Jr., a merchant and amateur architect and artist. A …

The White House

Business Insider CEO on CNBC: Social Crackdown on Alex Jones is Not a First Amendment Issue

As conspiracy-mongering radio host <b>Alex Jones</b> gripes about his internet ostracization, Business Insider CEO <b>Henry Blodget</b> defended the right of social …

Social Media

US-China trade war: Tech in the crossfire

Nilay Patel, The Verge editor-in-chief, and Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO and editor-in-chief, debate whether China uses Apple as bait in the …

China

Business Insider's Blodget Explains Why The First Amendment Doesn't Protect Alex Jones

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget explained to <i>CNBC's Squawk Alley</i> that Alex Jones getting booted from Youtube and other social platforms is not a …

Alex Jones

Henry Blodget Tells CNBC: What Took So Long To Boot Alex Jones Off Of Social Media Platforms

Tue, 08/07/2018

Social Media

Election Night Open Thread: Ohio-12 Special And Four Primaries

By Frances Langum<p>8/07/18 4:30pm<p>Results as we have them, and if you're voting in any of the elections tonight, please comment below with your …

Donald Trump

Open Thread - Truth!

If Hillary Clinton's campaign manager were about to be convicted of massive financial fraud against the United States, Fox would start a new channel …

Donald Trump

Charlie Dent: This Was A Referendum On President Trump

Tue, 08/07/2018

Donald Trump

Facebook’s stock dropped by $120 billion this week, but critics are dead wrong for calling it ‘doomed’

You might have thought from the tone of the coverage following Facebook's earnings report Wednesday that the company was on the brink of bankruptcy.<p>The results were repeatedly dubbed "disastrous" by reporters and analysts alike. The company was called "friendless" in headlines. And following the …

U.S. Politics

Jeff Bezos asked this founder a simple question, and it changed how she runs her business

Tamara Mellon co-founded luxury brand Jimmy Choo in 1996 when she was just 27 years old.<p>Now, with more than 20 years of leadership experience, Mellon …

Jeff Bezos

Facebook stock drop not the calamity everyone's making it out to be, says Business Insider's Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget, Business Insider, and Jason Calacanis, Inside.com, discuss Facebook's earnings release causing the stock price to fall sharply, …

Markets

CNN, Fox News and several other news outlets rebuke White House communications staff for barring a reporter from Trump press event

CNN rebuked White House communications staff on Wednesday after one of its reporters, Kaitlan Collins, was kept out of an open press event featuring President Donald Trump.<p>The decision by the deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was due to …

Donald Trump

The Learning Curve: How We Learn and Rethinking the Education Model

Summer 2018<p>By Alden S. Blodget<p>In the 18th and 19th centuries, various infections, often called childbed fever, were common causes of …

Pedagogy