Russell Crowe stars in “Unhinged.” Solstice Studios Actors covet those times when they stand alone on a stage, sharing their craft with a captive audience.  Films debuting in movie theaters rarely get an opportunity for a solo. Typically, one or two new movies vie for an audience’s attention along with holdover films from previous weeks. 
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Despite taking several business risks himself during the ’90s, NBA Hall-of-Famer-turned-business mogul Earvin “Magic” Johnson advises the next generation of entrepreneurs to “lay low” amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “If I was an entrepreneur and started [a business] today, I think I would just lay low and see where [the economy] is going to go,” Johnson told CNBC Make
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President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Aug. 3. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) President Donald Trump is “ready to send” more coronavirus stimulus money. But it remains unclear if that is enough to move stalled Congressional negotiations forward so that Americans can see more money in their pockets. On Friday, Trump
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CEO, Americas at The Instant Group overseeing the company’s expansion throughout the Americas. Getty Months into the pandemic that has forced the ultimate work-from-home experiment, companies including Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Amazon and Salesforce, just to name a few, have all reportedly extended their work-from-home options. Salesforce, for example, is allowing employees in all its 160
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When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the U.S., young biotech company Verve Therapeutics was just months away from a pivotal development: studies in animals of its gene-editing approach to lowering cholesterol that would lead it to be heralded as a potential “cure for heart disease.” But Chief Executive Dr. Sekar Kathiresan had a problem: this isn’t
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VC firm Fifth Wall seeks to help the real estate industry build scalable carbon-reducing solutions. Jeff Newton Studio LLC In our current model of capitalism, carbon emissions and environmental harm resulting from business operations are externalities that can be largely ignored by businesses and investors. But, as consumers, policymakers and society at large begin to
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The World Health Organization said Thursday there is “no evidence” the coronavirus is being transmitted through food. Researchers in China are studying the issue, and the international agency is tracking their findings, Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program, said during a press conference at the agency’s Geneva headquarters. But right now
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