Wealth

In the wake of Nike’s 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign, the company just did it. The major retailer featured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its ad campaign with the message: “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Has the Kaepernick gamble paid off? Plus, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s
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The presidency of Donald Trump has indirectly helped the real estate market in South Florida, Miami property magnate Gil Dezer told CNBC on Thursday. Dezer, who runs his billionaire family’s real estate empire, said prices of his firm’s Trump-branded properties in Florida have been pumped up by the president’s popularity there. “We shouldn’t forget that
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The Consumer Electronics Show — CES — is how tech starts the year. It’s a massive event in Las Vegas with halls full of booths, wall-to-wall people and companies competing to convince the world that they own the future. Jon Fortt and Julia Boorstin were there for CNBC, interviewing executives, taking in the news and
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The rich – they’re just like us, right? Well, not exactly. If you analyze the habits of wealthy people, some trends begin to emerge. First, they don’t follow the pack — whether it’s a fad investment or panicking during a market sell-off, according to Tom Corley, an author who has studied self-made millionaires. Second, they
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Jeff Bezos‘ divorce could become the most expensive in history — exactly what he pays out will depend on the complexities of marital law and the value of Amazon. Bezos announced in a tweet Wednesday that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, have “decided to divorce.” His tweet suggested that it will be
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In a clear pitch to millennials, Mercedes has loaded its second-generation CLA coupe unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week with new digital technology, including the its first semi-autonomous driving system. With a starting price tag at under $30,000, the CLA’s launch in 2013 brought in a wave of young, first-time
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The economy’s supposed to be really good, if you look at the official numbers. According to the U.S. Labor Department, the unemployment rate was under 4 percent in July, which is a level that is often used to describe “full employment.” Everybody who wants a job has one. Except … not really. The system isn’t
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Last spring, Leonardo Galvez got an offer from JetSmarter that seemed too good to pass up. The private jet start-up was offering Galvez its top-of-the-line “sophisticated membership,” which included unlimited, free private jet flights and the chance to bring a guest. The membership usually costs $50,000 a year, but JetSmarter told Galvez that if he
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Not many people are getting a cloud for Christmas. But … chances are a lot of the stuff you do get is going to require that you buy online storage sometime down the line. You’ve got to back up those holiday photos and videos eventually, in case your hard drive fails or your phone gets
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Wellness, fitness, nutrition – all of it is getting a makeover in this age of mobile tech. Now you can book doctor appointments on an app, get your blood drawn and the results back in 20 minutes. You can give your doctor access to your genetic code and get truly personalized service. Your stationary bike
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