If you really want to understand a people, don’t study the statues they erect. Look at the ones they’ve pulled down. In 1357, local officials in the Tuscan town of Siena voted to remove a nude sculpture of Venus, the Roman goddess of beauty, sex and fertility, that was then frolicking saucily in a public
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A new hedge fund has raised over $100 million and plans to use troves of data from other managers to select its investments. Epsilon Asset Management plans to scrape decades of regulatory documents to analyze positions of other active managers and turn these into investment strategies for institutional clients, cofounder Faryan Amir-Ghassemi told Business Insider.
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Robinhood, the $1.3 billion San Francisco brokerage firm, is known for introducing zero-commission trades. Cofounder Baiju Bhatt told Business Insider that his company, which is popular with millennials, will never lose sight of the first-time investor. The startup recently said its user base surpassed 2 million. When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online
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Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry’s newest baby daddy, Chris Lopez, took to Twitter on Wednesday, August 16, to speak out about their newborn son. Kailyn Lowry’s Sons Snuggle With New Baby Brother in Sweet Photos “My lil man put a smile on my face every time I look at him lol,” he wrote. My lil man put
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Global cues and developments at the crisis-hit Infosys will dictate market sentiment in a holiday-shortened week ahead, say experts. Markets will be closed on Friday for ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. Vishal Sikka’s surprise resignation as Infosys CEO on Friday threw markets off-track as the Sensex careened off 271 points. Infosys was the biggest loser in the Sensex
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Decisions by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare to eject a neo-Nazi site from their services were “dangerous”, a US-based digital rights group has said. The Daily Stormer had denigrated 32-year-old Heather Heyer who died while protesting against a far-right rally in Charlottesville. This led to a backlash in which multiple web firms kicked the site off
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The Life Insurance Corporation of India is monitoring developments in Infosys closely and is likely to meet the company’s management soon, sources in the know told Moneycontrol. This comes a day after Vishal Sikka resigned as MD & CEO at Infosys. The company said on Saturday that it would buy back 11.3 crore shares or 4.92 percent of equity capital at
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For those of you not familiar with Game of Thrones, this post will contain SPOILERS, so please stop reading now! Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5 just aired and it was as many people expected, a transition episode into next weeks big battle episode against the Night King. Even though it was a transition episode,
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Alaska, the final frontier, may be the next oil industry goldmine thanks to aggressive drilling, changing environmental policies, and a bullish administration. Not all Alaskans, however, are on board with the transition, and the issue is now more divisive than ever. Take for example, the polemic Hilcorp, the fast-growing and assertive Houston-based company that while
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