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What makes a cool sword, according to a modern-day swordmaker

polygon.com Weapons maker Sabersmith is a unicorn, according to general manager Mark Lienhart. Founded in the 1990s by Tim Lawler, the manufacturer does all of its own work in its…

From Louis Vuitton to Beyoncé’s album, Black-owned businesses see ‘cowboy core’ boom

nbcnews.com It started as an April Fools’ Day prank: Kin Apparel, an athleisure brand known for hair-protecting, satin-lined hats and garb, announced via Instagram that its next drop…

Italian designer Brunello Cucinelli’s refusal to cheapen how his $3,000 sweaters get made is paying off

theglobeandmail.com Rolling into the head office of Brunello Cucinelli, at the base of the medieval hill-top village of Solomeo, deep in central Italy’s farm country, is like rolling into an…

Michael Saylor On Bitcoin's Biggest Risk, Price Target, GameStop, ETFs And Inflation

zerohedge.com Michael Saylor On Bitcoin's Biggest Risk, Price Target, GameStop, ETFs And Inflation Submitted by QTR's Fringe Finance I was extraordinarily appreciative when executive…

How one company justified a million-dollar logo redesign inspired by the Mona Lisa

aol.com The universe’s highest echelon of art contains the following: the golden ratio, reflecting the “divine” in both nature and mathematics; Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the…

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour could boost Europe’s economy more than America’s, experts predict

aol.com There’s no disputing it—Taylor Swift is one of a kind. The American pop icon filled a blank space the world didn’t know it had with her soulful music. And although her songs…

Talisman, the charming dungeon crawling board game, is finally getting a modern 5th edition

polygon.com First published by Games Workshop in 1983, Talisman: The Magical Quest Game is remembered fondly by kids who grew up with board games in the 1980s and early 1990s. But the…

Bumble apologizes for ads shaming women into sex

arstechnica.com For the past decade, the dating app Bumble has claimed to be all about empowering women. But under a new CEO, Lidiane Jones, Bumble is now apologizing for a tone-deaf ad…

Every ‘Planet of the Apes’ Movie, Ranked

thewrap.com With “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” now in theaters, the 10th film in the beloved “Planet of the Apes” franchise that got its start way back in 1968 is finally here.…

Explains: Billie Eilish’s Chart Domination

billboard.com From “Bury a Friend” to Barbie, Billie Eilish has been setting the culture ablaze with each of her releases. The acclaimed singer-songwriter is among the leading musicians…

Beyoncé Gifted Kamala Harris Renaissance Tour Tickets Valued at $1600

billboard.com Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff are part of the BeyHive, and attended a Renaissance tour show back in August — and, turns out, the coveted…

Renaissance Technologies Piled Into GameStop, AMC Ahead of Rally

finance.yahoo.com Renaissance Technologies LLC, the quantitative fund founded by the late Jim Simons, loaded up on shares of meme-stock darlings AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. and GameStop…

European Parliament elections tracker: who’s leading the polls?

economist.com etween June 6th and 9th, more than 350m people across the EU’s 27 member states will be eligible to vote for the next European Parliament. They will elect 720 members, or…

Hedge Fund Nabbed Millions of GameStop, AMC Shares Before Meme Stocks Skyrocketed

decrypt.co New York-based hedge fund Renaissance Technologies went in big on GameStop before this week's crazy rally, acquiring over 1 million shares in the game store franchise as of…

Chicago Announces Celebration of House Music’s 40th Anniversary

billboard.com 40 years ago, a style of new music was emerging from Chicago. The sound was made for dance floors and played at clubs around the city including the Warehouse, a space after…

Renaissance Technologies bought GameStop, AMC shares, filing says

finance.yahoo.com Hedge fund Renaissance Technologies added a new long position in GameStop and significantly increased its position in AMC Entertainment during the first quarter, putting it…

French experts recommend cutting screen time for children under 3 and social media for teens

euronews.com A team of experts commissioned by the French president warned against screen and social media use for children. Children under three years old should not have any screen…

Director Magnus Von Horn Steps Up To The Cannes Competition With ‘The Girl With The Needle’: “It Was A Story That Provoked Me Very Deeply”

deadline.com In 2020, Magnus von Horn was excited to find that his film Sweat had been accepted into the Official Selection at Cannes, a big step up from his debut, The Here After, which…

Our Man in East Setauket

institutionalinvestor.com In the summer of 2000, I was a reporter for Institutional Investor covering hedge funds and other parts of the financial world. But I never heard of Jim Simons when a source…

Megan Thee Stallion Just Launched ‘Hot Girl Summer’-Ready Merch Exclusively On Amazon

billboard.com All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the…

Emmanuel Macron woos Wall Street as he tries to position Paris as Europe’s top financial hub, calling Basel banking regulations 'a killer for risk taking'

fortune.com Emmanuel Macron spent Monday entertaining some of the biggest names from Wall Street at Versailles, while his government has been working on a series of measures to boost…

How to Plan a Visit to the V&A Museum in London

nytimes.com Even for someone who loves getting lost in museums — especially “everything museums” like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York — London’s Victoria and Albert Museum…

Hedge Fund Billionaire Jim Simons’ Final Interview: $31.4 Billion, 30% Annual Returns & The Secrets to His Empire

forbes.com.au Jim Simons, a math professor turned hedge fund founder who pioneered investing with automated quantitative models and used his riches to become one of America’s leading…

Mona Lisa, Smile: You’re in Lecco, After All

nytimes.com She’s been smeared with cake and doused with acid. Vigilantes have stolen her, and protesters have defaced her. She’s been lasered and prodded, displayed for the masses, and…

Maya Rudolph Channels Beyoncé and Madonna in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Number ‘Mother’

variety.com Maya Rudolph opened the Mother’s Day episode of “Saturday Night Live” with a tribute to mothers — in every sense of the term. Hosting the sketch show’s penultimate episode…

James Simons, mathematician turned billionaire hedge fund founder and philanthropist, dies at 86

newsday.com James Harris Simons, the Stony Brook University mathematician who founded a successful hedge fund in East Setauket and then donated hundreds of millions of dollars to the…

Remembering Billionaire Jim Simons, Who Died At 86: His Last Interview

forbes.com Jim Simons, a math professor turned hedge fund founder who pioneered investing with automated quantitative models and used his riches to become one of America’s leading…

Renaissance Technologies compounded at an astounding 66% between 1988-2018

cornell-capital.com Abstract: The performance of Renaissance Technologies’ Medallion fund provides the ultimate counterexample to the hypothesis of market efficiency. Over the period from the…

UPDATE 3-Billionaire quant investing pioneer and philanthropist James Simons dies at 86

finance.yahoo.com Billionaire investor James Simons, the mathematician and Cold War code-breaker who founded one of the world's most prominent and profitable hedge funds, Renaissance…

The ‘Quant King’ who shook the world of hedge funds with his secretive Renaissance Technologies has died at 86

fortune.com Jim Simons, the mathematician-investor who created what many in finance consider the world’s greatest moneymaking machine at his secretive firm, Renaissance Technologies,…

Quant investing pioneer Jim Simons dies at 86

theglobeandmail.com Billionaire investor James Simons, the mathematician and Cold War code-breaker who founded one of the world’s most prominent and profitable hedge funds, Renaissance…

Explains: Stray Kids’ Chart Success

billboard.com Leave it to Stray Kids to keep the hits coming! On Friday (May 10), the Billboard Music Award-winning K-pop group released its new Charlie Puth-assisted single, “Lose My…

Jim Simons, legendary hedge fund manager who cracked the market, dead at 86

aol.com None Simons founded Renaissance Technologies, and was an NSA codebreaker, prolific mathematician, and philanthropist. Jim Simons, the legendary billionaire hedge fund…

Jim Simons, billionaire quantitative investing pioneer who generated eye-popping returns, dies at 86

cnbc.com Jim Simons, a mathematician who founded the most successful quantitative hedge fund of all time, passed away on Friday in New York City, his foundation announced on its…

Tech Boom 2.0: 7 Stocks That Will Dominate the Next Surge

investorplace.com Read more to explore leading opportunities and innovations driving the growth of tech stocks For investors hoping to ride the next wave of growth in the tech sector,…

U.S. fans follow Taylor Swift to Europe after finding Eras Tour tickets less costly there

theglobeandmail.com Thousands of ride-or-die Taylor Swift fans who missed out on her U.S. concert tour last year or didn’t want to buy exorbitantly priced tickets to see her again found an…

Hello Sunshine to Produce Doc on K-Pop Band Enhypen and Fans

hollywoodreporter.com Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine banner is set to produce feature documentary Fanmade: Enhypen about K-pop group Enhypen and their fandom, Engene. The new production…

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