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  • Mark Zuckerberg joins Silicon Valley bigwigs in calling for government to give everybody free money
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    CNBC2 days ago

    Mark Zuckerberg joins Silicon Valley bigwigs in calling for government to give everybody free money

    Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg called on the need to consider universal basic income for Americans during his Harvard Commencement Speech. Zuckerberg's comments reflect those of other Silicon Valley bigwigs, including Sam Altman, the president of venture capital firm Y Combinator. Now it's time for our generation to define a new social contract," Zuckerberg said during his speech.

  • Cramer breaks down your bond exposure by age — how to protect yourself from market volatility
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    CNBC15 hours ago

    Cramer breaks down your bond exposure by age — how to protect yourself from market volatility

    Jim Cramer hasn't recommended bonds ever since the Great Recession because interest rates are so low. "In general, for the last few years, even when the stock market has been getting absolutely pounded, bonds simply haven't represented very good values versus equities," the " Mad Money " host said. Cramer has always had the notion that excessive prudence can be one of the most reckless strategies of all.

  • 'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there
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    Business Insider23 hours ago

    'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there

    While the coffee giant has recently launched an initiative to improve customer service and better support in-store staff, many baristas say Starbucks has refused to address underlying issues. Business Insider spoke with a dozen current and former Starbucks workers on condition of anonymity in an attempt to get to the bottom of what in-store employees think Starbucks needs to fix. Starbucks says it's talking with partners, the company's term for retail employees, to improve work conditions.