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theatlantic.com 1hour ago

At Harrisburg University, Esports Players Are The Only Athletes

The varsity dormitory at Harrisburg University is still under construction. A pile of cardboard debris twists around the base of the stairs; the hallway lights beam an industrial, apricot glow; and when 22-year-old Alex Carrell meets me at the entrance and leads me to his room, we have to dodge the contractors installing carpet on their hands and knees. The wooden doors flanking the hallway are each marked with a nameplate listing the inhabitants inside, punctuated by an angry-looking crimson cyclone holding lightning bolts in its Mickey Mouse–gloved hands—Harrisburg’s mascot, the Storm.
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businessinsider.com 9 minutes ago

Andrew Yang Tells Tech At Sam Altman's San Francisco Fundraiser

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang had a fundraiser attended by tech workers in San Francisco at supporter and tech investor Sam Altman's house. Altman and Yang talked about their shared interest in "universal basic income" and the argument against breaking up big tech. Yang called the proposal espoused by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders "a knee-jerk 20th-century approach to much more nuanced problems." The former tech executive running in the 2020 election has supporters in Silicon Valley, where employees from Google, Apple, and Facebook have donated large sums to his campaign. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
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prnewswire.com 39 minutes ago

Fsk Prices Public Offering Of $425,000,000 4.125% Notes Due 2025

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $425,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.125% unsecured notes due 2025 (the "Notes"). The Notes will mature on February 1, 2025 and may...
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professionalpensions.com 39 minutes ago

Brunel Launches Emerging Markets Sub-fund With Three Managers

The Brunel Pension Partnership has launched an emerging markets sub-fund following the appointment of Genesis Investment Management, Wellington Management and Investec Asset Management as investment managers.
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hedgefundspaces.com 1 hour, 19 minutes ago

Furnished Office Space Sublease At 850 Third Avenue - 5,571 Rsf - Hedge Fund Office Spaces | Hedge Fund Office Spaces

High-End, Plug & Play Office Space Opportunity in the Heart of Midtown Manhattan Third Avenue has consistently been a welcomed location for boutique financial services firms seeking less expensive yet quality office space options. However, as the market for smaller, furnished office spaces has become seemingly tight, when a good unit hits the market, it [...] The post Furnished Office Space Sublease at 850 Third Avenue - 5,571 RSF appeared first on Hedge Fund Office Spaces.
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vcnewsdaily.com 1 hour, 29 minutes ago

Guild Education Bags $157M In Series D

DENVER, CO, Guild Education raised $157 million in Series D financing round led by General Catalyst.
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asia.nikkei.com 1 hour, 39 minutes ago

Singapore Brings Japan Into Asia's First Digital Securities Market - Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings will help run Asia's first full-fledged market for digitized securities in Singapore, Nikkei has learned, serving as a bridge for Japanese companies and investors to the blockchain-based trading platform. The Tokyo-based financial services group will invest roughly 500 million yen ($4.58 million) for a 4.8% stake in the company that will operate the iSTOX maket, which Singapore Exchange is preparing to launch. Tokai Tokyo will be the lone Japanese investor in ICHX Tech, joining Singaporean state fund Temasek Holdings, which holds a roughly 10.8% stake.
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law.com 2 hours, 39 minutes ago

Ntsb: Oversight Could Have Prevented Miami Bridge Collapse | Daily Business Review

The National Transportation Safety Board faulted the firms involved in the project and Florida International University for failing to act once extensive cracking appeared during construction of the pedestrian bridge.
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law.com 2 hours, 39 minutes ago

Fincen Again Renews Real Estate Rule Requiring Title Companies To Reveal Buyer Ids: More To Come? | Daily Business Review

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders requiring disclosure of the identities of individuals in LLCs buying real estate for cash in 12 cities. There are proposals in Congress to extend the law nationwide.
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law.com 2 hours, 39 minutes ago

How A Pro Se Litigant Got A Second Round Against Jpmorgan | Daily Business Review

The plaintiff sued JPMorgan Chase Bank over an alleged false entry on his credit report. : The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit revived a case that closed three years ago. It found some claims from a pro se litigant against JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. over an alleged false entry on a credit report should not have been dismissed. Raychel Lean reports on South Florida litigation for the Daily Business Review. Send an email to rlean@alm.com, or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean. Cheryl Miller tracks law firm cannabis practices and clears the haze around the biggest legal issues.
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