-13.2 C
Toronto
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Home Investment

Investment

With Omicron Surging, the Grammys Are on Hold and Sundance Will Go Entirely Virtual

With schools and offices closing their doors due to the Covid-19 omicron variant, the entertainment industry is also regrouping. The 64th Annual Grammy Awards, music’s top honors, will be postponed indefinitely because of Covid-19, the Recording Academy and CBS said Wednesday. Last year’s show was also delayed. “Holding the show on January 31st simply contains…

A Russia-Led Alliance Will Send Peacekeepers to Kazakhstan Following Violent Protests

MOSCOW — A Russia-led military alliance said Thursday that it will dispatch peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan after the country’s president asked for help in controlling protests that escalated into violence, including the seizure and setting afire of government buildings. Protesters in Kazakhstan’s largest city stormed the presidential residence and the mayor’s office Wednesday and set…

Tennis Superstar Novak Djokovic Has Been Denied Entry to Australia

BRISBANE, Australia — Novak Djokovic’s chance to play for a 10th Australian Open title was thrown into limbo Thursday when the country denied him entry and canceled his visa because he failed to meet the requirements for an exemption to COVID-19 vaccination rules. The top-ranked Djokovic announced on social media Tuesday that he had “exemption…

How Hedge Funds’ Lack of Diversity Affects Everybody

A recent Knight Foundation study found that only 1.4% of America’s wealth is handled by asset management firms owned by women and/or people of color, even though there is zero difference in the performance of the more diverse firms. Former hedge fund employee and current sociologist Megan Tobias Neely’s new book Hedged Out: Inequality and…

NASA Boss Bill Nelson On a Space Race With China, the Future of the Space Station and More

It took Bill Nelson 35 years to go from low-Earth orbit to 300 E. St. in Washington, D.C. Low-Earth orbit is where Nelson, then a U.S. representative from Florida, spent six days as a payload specialist aboard the space shuttle Columbia, from Jan. 12 to Jan. 18, 1986. He returned to Earth and eventually made…

Louisiana Gov. Pardons Homer Plessy, 125 Years After SCOTUS ‘Separate But Equal’ Ruling

On Jan. 11, 1897, Homer Plessy pleaded guilty in a New Orleans district court for sitting in a whites-only train car, eight months after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Louisiana’s Separate Car Act and a doctrine of “separate but equal” legislation that made way for segregation laws across the U.S. Now, nearly 125 years later,…

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Faces a Surging Virus– And a Crisis of Trust

If viruses know no borders, they
 have an equal disdain for human holidays. On Thanksgiving 2021, Dr. Rochelle Walensky shut off her phone for about 45 minutes and placed the turkey on the dining table to enjoy the holiday meal with her husband and three sons. When she turned the phone back on, she found,…

Shonda Rhimes Already Knows What You’re Going to Watch Next

Shonda Rhimes and I are deep into a conversation about what makes a healthy work environment when she has to stop me from saying something ridiculous. I’ve been waxing indignant about the professional world’s unfair assumption that employees with kids are not fully present at work. “But I’m not fully present at work,” Rhimes, who…

A new intro to Bitcoin: The 9 minute read that could change your life

By now you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. You may have heard that it’s made some people rich. You may also have heard that...

Most Read

Lili Reinhart Gets Genuine About ‘Serious’ Body Image Concerns: ‘Terrible’

Lili Reinhart. Stephen Lovekin/ShutterstockIt’s a process. Lili Reinhart detailed her battle with body image in a raw and revealing way. “I’ve been struggling with obsessive thoughts about my body/weight the last few months and it’s gotten pretty severe in the last week,” the Riverdale star, 25, began in a series of Instagram Story posts on…

Keep Approaching Your Objectives in These Champ Leggings– 60%Off!

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Keep it up! Going on a wellness and fitness journey is no easy task, but you’re doing it, and that deserves some recognition. Whether you’ve started hitting the gym, doing Zoom workouts or have even been putting together…

Is Zack Bia Dating Madelyn Cline After Her Split From Chase Stokes?

Zack Bia, Madelyn Cline, and Chase Stokes. Shutterstock(3)Setting the record straight — sort of. Zack Bia addressed his relationship status with Madelyn Cline after they recently sparked romance rumors — and the DJ isn’t looking to put a label on it. “We are not dating. We hang out all the time,” Bia, 25, explained during…

Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Season 11 of ‘The Bachelorette’: Where Are They Now?

Season 11 of The Bachelorette was one to remember. For the first time ever, there were two Bachelorettes — Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson — and the contestants voted for the woman they wanted to pursue a relationship with on the show. While Kaitlyn ultimately won the honor, the drama didn’t stop there. Nick Viall,…