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The number of startup “dragons” has grown

Last summer we coined a new term for mega-cap startups, as “unicorns” had become paradoxically ordinary. It was “dragons,” used to describe private companies valued at $12 billion or more, net of capital raised.

A Record 4.5 Million Workers Quit Their Jobs in November

A record 4.5 million workers quit their jobs in November, according to government data released Tuesday morning.

Tesla recalls more than 475,000 U.S. cars over safety issues

Tesla recalled about 475,000 cars in the U.S. because of two separate defects that may increase the risk of accidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Thursday.

Top CEO worry for 2022: Job security

Powerful CEOs worry about their job security as much as the rest of us do — in fact, maybe even more.

Kentucky tornadoes: At least 74 dead, dozens unaccounted for

The death toll from weekend tornadoes and storms that hit western Kentucky has climbed to 74, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday, with the ages of the victims ranging from 5 months to 86 years.

Letter comparing parent protests to domestic terrorism triggers funding fallout

The nation’s leading school board advocacy group is facing a critical loss of funding and membership after sending a letter comparing parent protests and threats to domestic terrorism.

Stock buybacks boom as corporate cash piles grow

The Delta variant is keeping more companies cautious about how to invest the mountains of cash they have at their disposal. That hesitancy has led, in part, to corporate spending on stock buybacks outpacing capital expenditures this year.

Everyone wants to be an influencer

The number of people looking to become online influencers has exploded during the pandemic. Why it matters: Almost anyone can find themselves in a position to become...

Costco sets purchase limits on key items

Costco CFO Richard Galanti said on Thursday that Costco is putting purchase limits on "key items," such as toilet paper, paper towels, bottled water and certain cleaning products, according to CNBC.

China deems all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

China's central bank declared on Friday that all cryptocurrencies are illegal, banning crypto-related transactions and cryptocurrency mining, according to Reuters.

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