Elon Musk said he spent 3 to 4 years working on SpaceX’s new spacesuits, and hopes the design gets kids ‘fired up’ about astronauts

SpaceX designed new spacesuits for NASA astronauts to wear on the rocket company’s Crew Dragon spaceship. The company’s first crewed launch was originally scheduled for Wednesday but has been pushed back to Saturday. It will be the first time an American spacecraft has carried astronauts since 2011. Elon Musk said on Wednesday that he personally […]

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Eminem joins a secretive text-message startup, sponsored content rates drop, and a new media kit library

Welcome back to this week’s Influencer Dashboard newsletter! As always, this is Amanda Perelli (from home) with a weekly update on what’s new in the business of influencers and creators. This week, my colleague Dan Whateley and I published four influencer media kits from creators who are popular on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. Brand sponsorships […]

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David Herro was the world’s best international stock-picker for a decade straight. He breaks down 8 stocks he bet on after the coronavirus decimated markets — and 3 he sold.

David Herro’s Oakmark funds have brought in huge returns over the past 30 years, and Morningstar named him international fund manger of the decade in 2010. Herro told Business Insider about the stocks he added to his portfolios and the former favorites he bet big on after stocks tanked in February and March. As a […]

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The next-gen leaders of enterprise venture capital think software is going to look much different post-pandemic. Here are their predictions for what’s ahead

The rising stars of Silicon Valley’s enterprise venture practice shared predictions about what the next year has in store for the industry. Many pointed to the need for better collaboration and productivity tools now that many workplaces are going partially or fully remote even when the pandemic is over. A remote workforce has its own […]

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A part-time real-estate investor quit his traditional job 5 years after snagging his first deal. He shares his no-hassle strategy that’s allowed him to travel the world with his 6 kids.

Erik Schauman leveraged a hands-off approach to real-estate investing that enabled him to quit his job and travel the world after just five years. From halfway around the world, he purchased his first single-family rental. Today, he has nine properties that are fully paid off. Schauman lives comfortably on passive income and also works part-time […]

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Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here’s what that means.

Many predicted Japan would be hit hard by coronavirus, but the country has been relatively unscathed. Some chalked that up to the culture of mask-wearing which is already prevalent. Others said it was the government’s clear messaging about avoiding closed spaces, crowded places, and close-contact settings that saved Japanese residents. Some experts say Japan may […]

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here’s what you need to know before the markets open. 1. Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China’s new draconian law on Hong Kong, and look to ‘galactic’ coronavirus stimulus. In Europe and Japan, investors cheered the proposal of major new stimulus packages, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dipped, and US futures […]

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