Wealth

The more pressing crisis facing higher education in America is not the $1.5 trillion in student debt but the dismal graduation rates, Arizona State University President Michael Crow told CNBC on Thursday. “It’s a completion crisis, not a debt crisis,” Crow said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “If you finish with a little debt, you’re
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Women — especially in China — are playing an increasingly big role in Asia’s luxury spending. That is a key finding of Wealth Report Asia 2018, Bank Julius Baer’s latest look into high-end consumption in the region released Tuesday. It tracks the spending habits of so-called high-net-worth individuals, which the Swiss private banking group said
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O cannabis! Jon Fortt sits down with Danny Danko, High Times Senior Editor and Adam Bierman of Medmen Enterprises to discuss. the legalization of marijuana in Canada and the impact it will have around the globe. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt . Previous episodes of the program can be
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How much is too much when it comes to screen time for kids? Jon Fortt sits down with three experts to discuss, including NPR’s lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz; social media influencer and author Katherine Ormerod; and child and adolescent psychologist Dr. Richard Freed. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon Fortt
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Amazon feels the heat in niche markets. Jon Fortt speaks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig on disrupting e-commerce and taking on Amazon in education. Plus — former Amazon Insider Nadia Shouraboura and Revzilla Founder Anthony Bucci on what it takes to challenge the e-commerce king. Fortt Knox is a weekly podcast from CNBC anchor Jon
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Financial matters cause stress to almost everyone. Some have a healthy anxiety around money matters that helps them make smart financial decisions, while for others that stress can lead to bad financial choices. If investors really want to safeguard or drive gains with those financial portfolios, it’s key to pay attention to how stress caused
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A youth charity founded by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince just lost an influential backer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in the latest sign of fallout after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The charitable organization started by the Microsoft co-founder and his philanthropist wife is canceling much of its $5 million pledge to the
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