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Pharrell Williams and David Grutman’s Newest Hotel in the Bahamas Pays Homage to a Midcentury Icon

Posted by Jessica Cherner on Saturday, January 22, 2022, In : 848FINACE 
Sneak Peek: Pharrell Williams's New Tropi-cool Miami Restaurant and Lounge  | Architectural Digest

Rarely does a new hotel’s name—especially one that’s not followed by that of a hospitality group such as Aman or Rosewood Hotels & Resorts—present potential guests with a clear sense of place. Such is not the case, however, for Somewhere Else, Pharrell Williams and Miami Beach–based hospitality entrepreneur David Grutman’s newest collaborative project on the Bahamas’s Paradise Island. The clever name, a bit unusual for a hotel, may be intriguingly vague, but it offers something ...

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Top NFL Draft Prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux Adds A NIL Deal To His List Of Entrepreneurial Moves

Posted by Ngozi Nwanji on Saturday, January 22, 2022, In : 848FINACE 

The time is inching near to the 2022 NFL Draft, and months before learning his football fate, Kayvon Thibodeaux just secured an influencer deal.

Under the latest name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules, the star defensive end has signed with Starface, a skincare brand, Ad Age reports. 

The Influencer Deal

According to the outlet, Thibodeaux is the first male athlete to work with Starface.

“We believe young people of all genders and identities are affected by unrealistic beauty standards and stigm...

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Bitcoin May Be Plunging Hard, But Look Who's Buying The Dip

Posted by Shanthi Rexaline on Saturday, January 22, 2022, In : 848FINACE 

The sell-off seen in the crypto space is continuing into the weekend, and Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC), the apex crypto, is no exception. Bitcoin-backer and El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, unsurprisingly, is seeing the weakness as a buying opportunity.

Bitcoin May Be Plunging Hard, But Look Who's Buying The Dip
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What Happened: Bukele said in a late Friday tweet that the country has purchased an additional 410 Bitcoins for $15 million, the nation now holds over 1,500 BTC. The ...

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I Don't Trust Bitcoin, But Should I Give Up on Crypto?

Posted by TheStreet Staff on Saturday, January 22, 2022, In : 848FINACE 

The recent rise and rise of the cryptocurrency market followed by a crash has reinforced the distrust and defiance of Main Street, which still equates the entire crypto sphere with bitcoin, despite the growing popularity of NFTs - essentially a line of blockchain code, the platform upon which all cryptos are coded, that represents a one-of-a-kind object.

"Bitcoin is very volatile. It's very risky," said Hank Boyd, professor of marketing in the Business department at University of Maryland. He ...

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How 32-Year-Old Jherrod Thomas Became A Millionaire Working A 9-To-5

Posted by Bernadette Giacomazzo on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, In : 848FINACE 

We’ve all heard the stories about Black millionaires making their dreams come true through impossible odds. But Jherrod Thomas of the Tomco Service Group has a very different story.

The 32-year-old engineer from Mississippi is a walking testament that success can be achieved through hard work, dedication, and a 9-to-5 job.

Yes, you read that correctly: a 9-to-5 job. That’s not something the Instagram hustling crowd necessarily wants you to hear or see, but it still is quite relevant — and...

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US economy 'has never worked fairly for Black Americans,’ Treasury chief says

Posted by Street Talk on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, In : 848FINACE 

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussed the systemic inequities still lurking in the U.S. economy and the work her department "needs to do to narrow the racial wealth divide," during remarks Monday at an event honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"From Reconstruction, to Jim Crow, to the present day, our economy has never worked fairly for Black Americans -- or, really, for any American of color," the Treasury chief said during the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network's annual...

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Mark Cuban, Robinhood CEO, Coinbase Ventures among investors in new Seattle fintech startup

Posted by Taylor Soper on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, In : 848FINACE