The 26 most successful Harvard Business School graduates

Harvard Business School boasts some of the world’s richest and most influential alumni. Founded in 1908, HBS was the first institution in the world to grant a Masters in Business Administration. Here are several notable graduates from the esteemed institution. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you want to be an executive, billionaire, or US president, it’s a good idea to graduate from Harvard Business School. Founded in 1908, HBS was the first institution in the world to grant a Masters in Business Administration. The Harvard MBA has since been a hallmark of the elite, with George W. Bush, Ray Dalio, and Sheryl Sandberg all earning the degree.… Read More

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Films to watch during the summer without blockbusters

Blockbusters maketh the summer, but with many postponed because of the coronavirus crisis, these months are akin to a swallowless spring. Idea for a horror film: I Know What You Didn’t Do Last Summer, in which a group of former cinema-goers spend most of 2020 not going to the cinema. For those in the industry, the current crisis is scarier than any slasher movie. Blockbusters maketh the summer (and have done ever since Jaws and Star Wars pioneered the saturation-bombing approach to distribution in the 1970s), but with many postponed because of coronavirus, these months are akin to a swallowless spring. Christopher Nolan’s fantasy thriller Tenet and Disney’s live-action Mulan… Read More

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The many Beethoven myths

That the composer, whose 250th anniversary is being celebrated this year, overcame deafness to write the greatest music of all time is a familiar story. But what does it leave out? Beethoven’s instrumental music opens to us the realm of the monstrous and immeasurable,” wrote ETA Hoffmann in his 1810 review of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. The work “wields the lever of fear, awe, horror, and pain”, and can “transport the listener through ever growing climaxes into the spiritual realm of the infinite”. The Fifth, Hoffmann declares, “awakens that eternal longing that is the essence of the romantic”. Although this may read more like a melodramatic emotional exorcism than… Read More

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Small Ice Cream Shops & Brands That Are Tackling Oat Milk Ice Cream

In the past few years, oat milk has gone from a dairy-free milk trend to a plant-based ingredient mainstay. It’s no longer something you’ll find in only the coolest coffee shops. It’s made its way into home refrigerators around the country and all kinds of sweet treats, including ice creams. Big non-dairy brands like Oatly, Planet Oat, and So Delicious have launched oat milk-based frozen desserts, but they’re not the only ones. Small companies and even independent ice cream shops are beginning to offer their own take on oat milk ice cream. Ahead, find out where and how to get oat milk ice cream by the scoop, bar, and pint… Read More

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Bux expands its commission-free trading app to France

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Fintech industry with the Fintech Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. The Amsterdam-headquartered investing and trading fintech has launched its Bux Zero app in France, per AltFi. Bux Zero is the commission-free share trading app of Bux’s product suite, which also includes an app to trade cryptos and CFDs, which was Bux’s first app on the market in 2014. Bux also added a novel feature to Bux Zero that mimics stories on social media platforms to further engage its millennial user base in July,… Read More

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Silver surges as the ‘buy-everything’ sentiment in markets pushes the precious metal higher, gaining 85% since March

Silver exploded 7% on Tuesday, likely driven by positive news from promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates and the European Union’s $860 recovery package aimed at long-term investments. The commodity may benefit from the “buy-everything” global reflation trade prevalent in markets this week, a market analyst at OANDA said. “The reopening trade is triggering strong industrial demand for silver and now that the $20 level has been cleared, bullish momentum might not see much resistance until its closer to the $22.50 level,” according to OANDA’s Edward Moya. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Silver rose as much as 7% on Wednesday, the latest surge in the precious metal’s 85% price increase… Read More

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