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    MarketWatch7 hours ago

    One day left to apply for ‘the best job on the planet’

    March 30 is the deadlineGettyCouple relaxing in swimming pool on hotel rooftop.DMAMBMCMDMEMGPREVIEWZBZBRZDZQZRZSZTZUIf you’re OK with getting paid $10,000 a month to travel the world and stay at “some of the most desired resorts and homes across the

  • Warren Buffett’s (often ignored) advice to mega-rich investors
    Business
    MarketWatch7 hours ago

    Warren Buffett’s (often ignored) advice to mega-rich investors

    Everybody wants to hear what Warren Buffett has to say about investing. He’s the most famous investor in the world, and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -0.90% BRK.B, -0.92% the world’s fourth largest company. So it is no surprise that his 2016 Berkshire Hathaway letter has received a lot of attention. Much of that attention was drawn to a section titled “The Bet.” In 2007 Buffett offered to bet $500,000 that any combination of hedge funds that a fund manager chose would not outperform an S&P SPX, +0.00%  index fund over the subsequent 10 years. Asset manager Ted Seides, of the money management firm Protégé Partners, took Buffett up on his bet. Seides selected a combination of five

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    CNBC5 hours ago

    Amazon is shuttering Quidsi, which included Diapers.com, after it failed to make money

    E-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) is shutting down its Quidsi unit, the parent company of sites like Diapers.com and Soap.com, after it failed to reach profitability, the company said Wednesday. Amazon bought Quidsi in 2010 for around $500 million in cash, according to a press release. News of Amazon's decision to close this unit was first reported by Bloomberg on Wednesday.