Sat.Nov 19, 2022

Foot Locker, JD.com, Gap and others

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Foot Locker (FL) – Foot Locker shares soared 14% in the premarket after beating top and bottom line estimates for its latest quarter.

This Week on TRB

The Reformed Broker

We made some industry news this week with the hiring of Ritholtz Wealth Management’s first President. You can read about it at Investment News here. And if you haven’t subscribed yet, don’t wait. Check it out below or wherever fine podcasts are played. .

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Pandemic People Problems

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Last night, our community of senior accounting and finance professionals gathered for the final GENCFO South of the year. The meetup was filled with thinking, connecting and sharing at the BFI Stephen Street in Fitzrovia, London.

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MiB: Marcus Shaw, CEO of AltFinance

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?. This week, we speak with Marcus Shaw, the chief executive officer and president of AltFinance , a $90 million initiative to encourage students at historically Black colleges and universities to pursue careers in the alternative investment industry.

The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

5 Ways to Make it Happen

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Could you turn $0 to $10,000 within a year? If you’re willing to put in the work, there are ways to do it. With most $0 to $10,000 challenges you find online, participants usually look for “free stuff” they can sell or trade.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (Nov 19-20) 2022

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Executive Summary.

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10 Weekend Reads

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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Beanbox coffee, grab a seat on the couch, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • The Glamour Of Sam Bankman-Fried Joshua : But that’s just market risk. It comes with the territory. Counter-party risk is something else.

Amazon Looks to Sparrow to Carry its Robotics Ambitions

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WESTBOROUGH, MASS. — In a brightly lighted warehouse tucked along an industrial road about 45 minutes west of Boston, a yellow-plated, gooseneck-like mechanical arm stretched one recent morning and plucked a plastic jar holding a powdered drink mix out of a yellow box.

From a Shadow Constitution to a Network State

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Balaji Srinivasan has distinguished himself as a non-neuroatypical fount. Ideas and analyses pour out of him, even on bad days. He regales interviewers momently with acronyms and anecdotes as if on a Modafinil drip.

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Listen Live: $40 Billion Bank Transforms Their Month-End Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem & Jonna Wall, Financial Analyst at Pinnacle Financial Partners

This session features Jonna Wall, Financial Analyst of Pinnacle Financial Partners, a publicly traded financial institution based in Nashville, TN, that holds over 40B in assets. Join us as we discuss the Bank’s journey to become more efficient during month-end close to spur growth!

They Lived Together, Worked Together and Lost Billions Together: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s Doomed FTX Empire

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NASSAU, Bahamas—Sam Bankman-Fried’s $32 billion crypto-trading empire collapsed in an incandescent bankruptcy last week, prompting irate customers , crypto acolytes and Silicon Valley bigwigs to ask how something that seemed so promising could have imploded so fast. The emerging picture suggests FTX wasn’t simply felled by a rival , or undone by a bad trade or the relentless fall this year in the value of cryptocurrencies. Instead, it had long been a chaotic mess.

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Links 11/19/2022 | naked capitalism

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Hybrid ‘Brolar Bears’ Could Spread Through The Arctic as The Planet Warms ScienceAlert (Chuck L). Sheep flocks operate as a type of ‘collective intelligence’ and elect temporary leaders to guide them while moving ZMEScience (Dr. Kevin). What is the Boundary Waters worth?

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