February 18, 2021

Day: February 18, 2021

‘Gorilla Glue girl’ Tessica Brown’s GoFundMe money released

GoFundMe is no longer investigating Tessica Brown’s fundraiser and has released the funds to her account, the website told The Post Thursday morning. 

“The GoFundMe Trust & Safety team has released the funds and they should be on their way to Tessica,” a spokesperson for the website wrote in an email of the $23,893 windfall Brown has been waiting for so she could donate it to charity. 

On Wednesday, the viral TikToker, who rose to internet stardom after she slathered her hair in Gorilla Glue, cementing her locks in place for a month, told The Post that GoFundMe was investigating

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3 Principles for Personal Branding Success

The selling-yourself options have never been more plentiful…or overwhelming.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged and changed the way business works, perhaps forever. But one thing that hasn’t changed is the importance of how your clients and potential clients view your achievements, your personality, your approach and quality of your work.

Your personal brand (the sum total of the above and other factors) remains as

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GameStop Hearing With Roaring Kitty and Robinhood C.E.O.: Live Updates

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Robinhood C.E.O. Faces Scrutiny From House Lawmakers

Vlad Tenev, the chief executive of Robinhood, apologized for temporarily limiting trading of GameStop after Jan. 28, but said his company did nothing wrong at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on GameStop.

“Jan. 28 proved to be a completely unprecedented event — the spike in trading activity and volatility meant that Robinhood securities, our clearing broker, had to hold the line and post additional firm capital as collateral to support our clearinghouse deposit demands. To put it in perspective, on Jan. 28,

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Business Acronyms You Should Know

At the Brew, we try to make business news as fun and easy to read as a vintage Peanuts strip. But, often, the business world can feel like a jumble of insider language and acronyms. 

Consider this is your Rosetta Stone for business hieroglyphics. 

The finance-y stuff

GDP: Gross domestic product is the monetary value of all goods and services produced in a country during a period of time. It’s one of the most widely used indicators of economic health. 

IPO: An initial public offering is a way for companies to go from private → public and raise capital by

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The facts about AARP long-term care insurance

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Key Takeaways:

  • AARP endorses certain long-term care insurance policies underwritten by New York Life. These policies are specially marketed to AARP members.
  • AARP long-term care insurance policies include traditional, stand-alone policies, and hybrid policies (which combine life insurance with long-term care benefits).
  • AARP long-term care insurance policies are priced according to age, gender, health status, and level of coverage.
  • Long-term care insurance
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Interactive Brokers chairman Thomas Peterffy on GameStop frenzy

Interactive Brokers chairman Thomas Peterffy told CNBC Wednesday that the U.S. financial system faced greater stress during the GameStop trading frenzy than is generally recognized.

“We have come dangerously close to the collapse of the entire system and the public seems to be completely unaware of that, including Congress and the regulators,” Peterffy said in an interview on “Closing Bell.”

Peterffy’s remarks came one day before the House Financial Services Committee was set to hold a hearing examining the epic short squeeze in GameStop that transpired in late January. Among those set to testify are chief executives of stock-trading app

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