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‘A Million Little Things’: pilot recap

Get ready to hear the cliché “everything happens for a reason” a million (little) times because, that’s pretty much the central thesis to ABC’s new sentimental, tear-jerker drama. Let’s get right into the pilot episode of this new fall show — you’ll pretty quickly see what I mean. In a fancy office building in Boston, […]

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Bitcoin’s Tokyo Whale Sold $400 Million and He’s Not Done Yet

He’s not your typical Bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange disclosed on Wednesday that he sold about $400 million worth of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash since late September. Kobayashi is sitting on…

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer to Pay $60 Million in Settlement

The producer of the “Wolf of Wall Street” agreed to pay $60 million to settle claims it financed the movie with money siphoned from a Malaysian state investment fund. The settlement between the U.S. Justice Department and Red Granite Pictures Inc., which was co-founded by a stepson of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, also covers…

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Blackstone Is Selling NYC Skyscraper for $640 Million

Blackstone Group LP agreed to sell a Manhattan skyscraper for $640 million to a New York-based real estate investment firm, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction, another sign that commercial deals in the borough may be starting to pick up. The firm, Savanna, is in contract to acquire the 34-story office tower at…

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Shkreli Ordered by U.S. Judge to Forfeit Almost $7.4 Million

Martin Shkreli was ordered by a federal judge to forfeit almost $7.4 million, in a win for prosecutors who say the hedge-fund manager turned pharmaceutical executive cheated his investors. Shkreli, who is in jail, will be sentenced March 9 on his conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he ran by lying to them about…

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A 39-year-old who quit school to found his first biotech company now manages $365 million of his own money — here’s what he looks for when he invests

Christian Angermayer. Courtesy Christian Angermayer Christian Angermayer, a 39-year-old investor, left college in the late 1990s to help found a biotech company that would eventually become Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. When he sold the company, Angermayer used the money to launch his family office, which still invests in healthcare and biotech companies. Angermayer explained how he picks…

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Rumors of a Hope Hicks diary has publishers scrambling and could lead to a $10 million book deal

White House Communications Director and presidential advisor Hope Hicks waves to reporters as she arrives at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center February 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. Hicks is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee in its ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Rumors of…

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The rise and fall of Hooters Air — the airline that lost the ‘breastaurant’ $40 million

You might not remember it, but at one point Hooters had an airline. Hooters Air launched in 2003, but closed about three years later. The company cited a number of reasons for the airline’s failure, including a $40 million loss. But in the short time that Hooters Air existed, it made a major economic impact…