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Personal Finance Daily: Here’s how to rent a sustainable Christmas tree for the greenest holiday ever and what retail and warehousing jobs falling in November…

marketwatch.com Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Greenest holiday ever? Here’s how to rent a sustainable Christmas tree Retail and warehousing jobs actually fell in…

A former Amazon exec was reportedly paid more than $800,000 in 2021 to run Jeff Bezos' preschool system, which mostly comprised 1 school with 13 students

yahoo.com Jeff Bezos' nonprofit preschool reportedly paid leadership significantly higher-than-average salaries in 2021. Bezos Academy's president and chief of operations were both…

These Were the Five Best and Worst Performing Mega-Cap Stocks in November 2022

247wallst.com While 2022 has been a dismal year for investors so far, November has offered some respite. In November, all three benchmark indices – The Dow Jones Industrial Average,…

The Top 100 Most Valuable Brands In 2022

zerohedge.com The Top 100 Most Valuable Brands In 2022 Given the elusive nature of brands, determining a brand’s financial value is a difficult task. Despite a brand’s intangibility, it’s…

Amazon media chief Jeff Blackburn retires from the company for the second time

cnbc.com Blackburn will remain at the company through early 2023 to "ensure a smooth transition." - Blackburn joined Amazon in 1998 and has worked on a number initiatives at the…

My 3 Highest-Conviction Growth Stocks to Buy Before 2022 Ends

fool.com Much of last year was dominated by a global pandemic, so coming out of 2021, investors couldn't have possibly predicted the challenges that were ahead. Now, just 12 months…

The Laundress recalling 8M detergent, cleaning products over bacteria exposure risk

foxbusiness.com The Laundress on Thursday recalled millions of its laundry and cleaning products in response to a bacteria exposure risk, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

Amazon plans to lay off more than 10,000 workers. Its CEO just defended the hiring spree that caused the cuts

fortune.com Amazon plans to lay off more than 10,000 workers. Its CEO just defended the hiring spree that caused the cuts Amazon isn’t sorry about years of explosive growth and…

Former Amazon exec paid $800k to run Bezos' preschool network: report

businessinsider.com Jeff Bezos' nonprofit preschool reportedly paid leadership significantly higher-than-average salaries in 2021. - Bezos Academy's president and chief of operations were both…

S&P 500 ends slightly lower after jobs report

reuters.com Summary - Companies - Job growth beats expectations - Unemployment rate steady at 3.7% - Ford falls on lower November vehicle sales - Dow up 0.1%, S&P 500 down 0.12%, Nasdaq…

After forcing rail deal, Biden works to smooth over labor relations

washingtonpost.com BOSTON — Hours after signing a bill into law to avert a national rail shutdown by forcing a deal on labor unions, President Biden dropped by a campaign stop, where…

Startups Facing Mass Layoffs As VC Firms Reverse Course

forbes.com Twitter feeds are filled with cascading reports of deep layoffs in Big Tech: Amazon Mark Zuckerberg telling his troops: "I got this wrong, and I take responsibility for…

The Best New Movies And Shows To Stream On Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+, Apple TV+, Peacock, HBO, Paramount+ And Mubi This Weekend

forbes.com If you’re like me, then you have multiple subscriptions to several different streaming platforms—which are all constantly adding new movies. Which begs the question each…

Tech layoffs may not be a bad omen for U.S. economy at large

cnbc.com Major tech firms like Amazon, Meta and Twitter have announced layoffs in recent weeks. - Data suggests the pain hasn't spread to the U.S. labor market more broadly,…

Friday, December 2. Russia’s War On Ukraine: Daily News And Information From Ukraine

forbes.com Dispatches from Ukraine. Day 282. As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are critical. Forbes gathers information and…

Apple Loop: IPhone 15 Ultra Leaks, A Glass MacBook, App Store’s Crypto Problem

forbes.com Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the iPhone 15 Ultra design, the importance of iOS 16.1.2, the glass…

'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile' is a new family film based on the classic children's book

businessinsider.com "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile," the film based on the bestselling children's book, is now available to watch at home. - The musical comedy tells the story of Lyle the singing…

Jeff Blackburn To Retire From Amazon After 25 Years

deadline.com Jeff Blackburn, a 25-year Amazon veteran, who was the prime architect of the company’s expansion into streaming, will be retiring in January. Amazon CEO Andrew Jassy and…

MetaMask Co-Founder Wants to 'Dump' Apple, Calls iOS Purchase Tax 'Abuse'

decrypt.co MetaMask co-founder and ex-Apple employee Dan Finlay says he’s all in favor of the crypto industry ditching Apple’s App Store altogether, calling Apple’s 30% in-app purchase…

Microsoft Leads Stock Market Higher: Here's Why A 7% Jump Could Be On The Horizon

benzinga.com Microsoft Corporation MSFT gapped down to start Friday’s session after the Labor Department released strong jobs numbers for November, sparking fears the Federal Reserve may…

Position Your Brand as a Leader in 2023 By Jumping on These 4 Trends

entrepreneur.com Position Your Brand as a Leader in 2023 By Jumping on These 4 Trends The trends we see coming in 2023 are centered around transparency and authenticity. Audiences know when…

The era of constant innovation at Amazon could be over

techcrunch.com There was a time when AWS re:Invent, the yearly customer extravaganza put on by Amazon’s cloud arm, was chock full of announcements. The innovation coming out of the company…

DoorDash, Roku, HP, and more: Tech layoffs keep on coming

aol.com Tech layoffs are dominating newsfeeds and headlines, and the cuts are coming across the board. This isn't the first round of tech layoffs since the end of the pandemic, but…

'The Woman King' is now available to watch at home

businessinsider.com "The Woman King," starring Viola Davis, is now available to watch at home. - The critically acclaimed epic follows the story of the Agojie warriors in West Africa. - You can…

Amazon CEO Says Antisemitic Film Promoted By Kyrie Irving Won't Be Taken Down

huffpost.com NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said Wednesday the company does not have plans to stop selling the antisemitic film that gained notoriety recently after Brooklyn Nets…

Plant Prefab nabs $42M to crank out ‘extremely sustainable’ custom homes

techcrunch.com Prefabricated homes always seem to be on the cusp of something big — solving housing shortages, tackling systemic waste or just generally ushering in the “very up-to-date.”…

Amazon Executive Who Oversaw Entertainment Push Exits Company

wsj.com Veteran Amazon.com Inc. executive Jeff Blackburn, who played a key role in the tech giant’s push into entertainment, is leaving the company. In a memo to staff, Amazon Chief…

Paid and Fake Product Reviews Are Aimed at Your Wallet

247wallst.com Enter the words “fake product reviews generator” into your search bar, and you probably will be surprised at the number of options available for purchase. Of course, fake…

Amazon's Media Chief Jeff Blackburn to Retire in Division Shakeup

bloomberg.com Amazon's Media Chief Jeff Blackburn to Retire in Division Shakeup Bloomberg

Amazon Nears Break Of This Consolidation Pattern: Which Way Is The Stock Headed Next?

benzinga.com Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN gapped down about 1% to start Friday’s trading session and after some slight volatility in the morning, the stock settled to trade flat just under the…

TSA now wants to scan your face at security. Here are your rights

washingtonpost.com Next time you’re at airport security, get ready to look straight into a camera. The TSA wants to analyze your face. The TSA says facial recognition, which has been banned by…

Florida state tax website bug exposed filers’ data

techcrunch.com A security flaw on the Florida Department of Revenue website exposed at least hundreds of taxpayers’ Social Security numbers and bank account numbers, a security researcher…

Latest in Crypto Hiring: MoonPay Recruits Time President for 2023

blockworks.co MoonPay is set to add Time executive Keith Grossman to lead its enterprise business, as he is set to join the crypto payments infrastructure company on Jan. 2. Grossman has…

Walgreens Is Debuting 24-Hour Delivery in 400 Stores

entrepreneur.com Here's How to Get Free Delivery from Walgreens With Its New 24-Hour Service Promotion Walgreens debuted 24-hour delivery service at 400 of its locations in the U.S. You can…

Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani steps up green investments

theglobeandmail.com Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, made his vast fortune betting on coal as an energy hungry India grew swiftly after liberalizing its economy in the 1990s. He’s now set his…

Should You Buy DoorDash Stock Before the End of 2022?

fool.com DoorDash (DASH -2.47%) share prices continue to slide as the company struggles to adapt to the new normal following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. The loss of the…

U.S. job growth strong in November; wages rise

reuters.com Summary - Companies - Nonfarm payrolls increase 263,000 in November - Unemployment rate steady at 3.7%; participation rate falls - Average hourly earnings rise 0.6%; up 5.1%…

Perspective

washingtonpost.com This article is a preview of The Tech Friend newsletter. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Tuesday and Friday. A growing number of companies are rebelling against…

What Are Civil Rights Audits, and Why Are Companies Doing Them?

washingtonpost.com Since protests erupted in 2020 over police violence against Black Americans, corporate America has come under pressure to do its part to address racism’s ills. One way…

On Blacks and Jews in the Kanye Era

newsweek.com 2022 has not been a great year for Black and Jewish relations in America. Controversy after controversy has laid bare the divisions between our communities and the lack of…

Employment Statistics Say U.S. Not In Recession

forbes.com Some people feel that we are in a recession now: stock market investors, real estate agents and mortgage brokers. But the overall economy is not in recession yet, and the…

Apple CEO Tim Cook's trip to Washington is the first test of tech-hostile House GOP

foxbusiness.com Apple CEO Tim Cook is the first major tech leader to take the temperature of the incoming tech-hostile GOP House, meeting with several Republican leaders in Washington this…

Landing On Oprah’s Favorite Things List Sent This Scrappy Entrepreneur Into Hyperdrive

forbes.com Social media superstar Linda Miller Nicholson — aka Salty Seattle — successfully launched a pasta company after securing a spot on the ultimate tastemaker’s must-try holiday…

Here are Friday's biggest analyst calls: Apple, Amazon, Tesla, DoorDash, Disney, Zillow & more

cnbc.com Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Friday: Bank of America reiterates Disney as buy Bank of America said it's standing by its buy rating on shares of Disney but…

263,000 Jobs Were Added In November: The Good News Will Cause The Fed To Increase Interest Rates, Dampening Future Job Growth

forbes.com The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, the unemployment rate remained at 3.7%, and the average hourly wage increased by 5.1% compared with last year at this time.…

Elon Musk's Twitter is purging left-wing accounts while boosting far-right trolls: report

salon.com Elon Musk's Twitter is purging left-wing accounts while boosting far-right trolls: report Salon Elon Musk vs. Tim Cook, Sam Bankman-Fried's media apology tour, and why…

Score More Than 20% Off This Leading Golf Simulator

entrepreneur.com Score More Than 20% Off This Leading Golf Simulator Last chance: Get $60 off and free shipping on the SwingLogic SLX MicroSim Golf Simulator. Just because it's winter…

Tech layoffs send visa holders on frantic search for employment to avoid deportation

cnbc.com Tech layoffs spiked above 50,000 in November, according to the website Layoffs.fyi, as more big companies emphasized the need to slash costs. - The surge in job cuts has…

‘The Midnight Club’ Cancelled By Netflix, No Season 2 To Resolve Cliffhangers

forbes.com Even though Mike Flanagan has produced a lot of exceptional content for Netflix, it’s looking like the end of an era for the partnership. Not only has Netflix just cancelled…

Hot November Jobs Report Despite Tech Layoffs

forbes.com The unemployment rate in November remained super low — 3.7% unchanged from 3.7% in October 2022. The jobs report is a hot in another respect. Earnings are much higher than…

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