Investor Michael Burry compares Fed stimulus to drug addiction

Investor Michael Burry compares Fed stimulus to drug addiction

“Big Short” investor Michael Burry criticized the pace of the Federal Reserve’s effort to sell off its massive pandemic-era balance sheet – likening the central bank’s affinity for economic stimulus to drug addiction. Fed officials have outlined a plan to steadily unwind the bank’s $9 trillion balance sheet as part of a process called “quantitative … Read more

Rihanna is now America’s youngest self-made billionaire

Rihanna is now America's youngest self-made billionaire

She’s shining bright like a diamond. Rihanna is now the youngest self-made billionaire woman in the US — knocking Kim Kardashian to second place. The 34-year-old singer recently made Forbes’ annual list of America’s richest self-made women for the third year in a row, ranking 21st overall. She’s the only billionaire under 40 on the … Read more

Crosby, Stills & Nash rejoin Spotify after Joe Rogan protest

Crosby, Stills & Nash rejoin Spotify after Joe Rogan protest

Crosby, Stills & Nash are back on Spotify in an apparent end to the classic rockers’ five-month protest of controversial podcaster Joe Rogan. The folk rockers, who pulled their library of songs off of the streaming platform in solidarity with ex-band member Neil Young, are reportedly planning to donate their earnings from streams to charities … Read more

New holistic ways of hiring are helping candidates find work

New holistic ways of hiring are helping candidates find work

When Madison Norman pursued a marketing communications manager job at productivity software company Frameable, she submitted her résumé, a four-minute video and a sample blog post. Ultimately, she inched out the other 800 candidates, landing the plum job in January.The video required answering two questions, capped at two minutes each: “Tell me about a time … Read more