Fitness has exploded into a nearly $100 billion global industry as more people become obsessed with their health

Fitness has exploded into a nearly $100 billion global industry as more people become...

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Consumers are engaging with fitness and wellness companies more than ever before, in an attempt to foster community and adapt health-oriented lifestyles.  Today the global fitness industry is valued at nearly $100 billion. The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association found that boutique fitness is the fastest growing brick-and-mortar exercise category…
Lyft says it will turn a profit a year ahead of schedule — and the stock is exploding higher (LYFT)

Lyft says it will turn a profit a year ahead of schedule — and...

Shutterstock Lyft cofounders Logan Green and John Zimmer said on Tuesday that they expected the company to be profitable by the fourth quarter of 2021, a year earlier than analyst forecasts. The comments came at The Wall Street Journal's Tech Live conference. Shares of Lyft rose as much as 11% on the news. Uber also…
Trump’s trade war cost China $35 billion this year and raised US prices, UN says

Trump’s trade war cost China $35 billion this year and raised US prices, UN...

Bryan R. Smith / AFP) The trade war wiped out billions of dollars in the first half of the year and significantly raised prices for households, the UN warned in a report Tuesday.  Tit-for-tat tariffs levied between the two sides cut US imports of Chinese products by $35 billion in the first six months of…
Copycat traders are one-upping each other as they exploit Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch — and one user now holds a $1.7 million portfolio

Copycat traders are one-upping each other as they exploit Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch —...

AMC Traders are using a glitch in Robinhood's app to trade with an infinite supply of borrowed cash, and one user said they turned a $3,000 deposit into a $1.7 million stake. Call_Warrior, a member of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit, posted screenshots on Tuesday night showing how the glitch was used to buy 47,600 shares of…
Saudi Aramco shares spike 10% on its opening day of trading — valuing the company at a massive $1.9 trillion

Saudi Aramco shares spike 10% on its opening day of trading — valuing the...

Markets Insider Saudi Aramco shares spiked 10% on its opening day of trading after the company started trading shares publicly on Wednesday. That's the daily limit on the exchange.  The surge in share price means that the company is now worth $1.9 trillion. That massive market capitalization dwarfs giant publicly listed Goliaths like Apple and…
Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month — these maps show which states could be hit the hardest

Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month —...

Reuters/Carlos Barria The terms of an interim trade agreement with China remain elusive. Uncertainty has left US businesses and investors bracing for tariff increases in December. Regions of the country with strong trans-Pacific ties are poised to be hit particularly hard by an escalation and likely retaliatory measures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.…
Talking politics with family at Thanksgiving: do’s and don’ts – Business Insider

Talking politics with family at Thanksgiving: do’s and don’ts – Business Insider

Flickr/We Are Social Thanksgiving is a day for family, mediocre NFL games, voracious caloric consumption, and quite often,  political arguments that quickly devolve into fruitless acrimony.  The internet is filled with advice takes on how to politically engage your adversarial relatives at dinner.  The advice runs the gamut from meditation and deference to call-outs and…
Jeffrey Epstein’s island temple inspired dozens of conspiracy theories. We spoke to someone who went inside.

Jeffrey Epstein’s island temple inspired dozens of conspiracy theories. We spoke to someone who...

A mysterious blue-and-white building on Jeffrey Epstein's island has fomented a number of conspiracy theories.Axiom Images; Samantha Lee/INSIDER Jeffrey Epstein, the well-connected sex criminal who died by suicide in federal custody, owned a 70-acre private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands known as Little St. James. The island's southwestern corner features an unusual blue-and-white striped…
Here are the women at the forefront of global finance

Here are the women at the forefront of global finance

Alison Rose, who was appointed as the first female CEO of RBS. RBS This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Alison Rose will succeed Ross McEwan as CEO of RBS on November 1. The…
Warren Buffett’s daughter-in-law couldn’t think of a good Christmas present — so she showed her company’s finances to him

Warren Buffett’s daughter-in-law couldn’t think of a good Christmas present — so she showed...

Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Warren Buffett's daughter-in-law couldn't think of a good Christmas present for him, so she showed him her company's finances. Mary Buffett was married to the famed investor's son, Peter, between 1980 and 1993, and the pair owned a music business together. "I didn't know what to get him, so…

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