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  • Sears is closing 20 more stores — here's the full list
    Finance
    Business Insider22 hours ago

    Sears is closing 20 more stores — here's the full list

    (A Sears store seen in 2014 in Coral Gables, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Sears Holdings is closing 20 more stores in the US, in addition to the 245 closings that had already been announced this year.  The company announced the latest closures to

  • John Oliver has been sued by the coal baron he tried to take down, which he predicted would happen
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    Business Insideryesterday

    John Oliver has been sued by the coal baron he tried to take down, which he predicted would happen

    The coal magnate Robert Murray has filed a lawsuit against John Oliver, HBO, Time Warner, and the writers of Oliver's show over the most recent episode of "Last Week Tonight," The Daily Beast reports. In a segment on the show, Oliver took on Murray's business practices and the safety hazards of the coal industry at large. Murray — who runs Murray Energy Corporation, the largest private coal company in the country — filed the suit Wednesday.

  • A banker-turned-Googler says he couldn't get a tech job until he stopped making the same mistake in every interview
    Business
    Business Insideryesterday

    A banker-turned-Googler says he couldn't get a tech job until he stopped making the same mistake in every interview

    Sameer Syed believes that Wall Street alumni have a lot to offer the tech world — but he knows firsthand how hard switching industries can be. Syed started off as an investment banker at JPMorgan, landing his first job as an analyst in 2007. In 2012, he left to join the realm of tech startups.