Laurene Powell Jobs is set to deliver the commencement address on Monday to the University of Pennsylvania 2021 graduation class. Powell Jobs, who is Steve Jobs’ widow, is the founder and president of the Emerson Collective, an umbrella organization for her philanthropic and business endeavors that focus on education, immigration, climate and cancer research and
With vaccines rolling out across across the world, travelers want to reclaim something most gave up during the lockdown era: the summer vacation. Travel searches are surging, and bookings aren’t far behind. But it isn’t happening uniformly across continents. Here’s who is booking, where people are traveling, and what’s beckoning travelers from their homes again.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious disease, will deliver Emory University’s 2021 commencement address for the Emory College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony on May 16. “During the past year, the name Fauci has become synonymous with truth, clarity, and medical expertise,” Emory president Gregory L. Fenves said in a release.
On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci gave advice to Vanderbilt University graduates to never stop learning. “The scope of you what you have learned here at Vanderbilt, and importantly what you will need to learn after you leave here, is like a giant mosaic,” he said while delivering the “Graduates Day” address. “This mosaic of your
Scott Olson | Getty Images If you’re lucky — as in really, really lucky — that $2 Mega Millions ticket you’re holding could be worth $430 million by Saturday. That’s the face value of the jackpot heading into Friday night’s drawing. Yet whether you’d choose to receive the prize as an annuity spread over three
Volunteers at a food bank in Duarte, California, load donation boxes. FREDERIC J. BROWN | AFP | Getty Images It appears the pandemic hasn’t dented charitable giving from wealthy households. Most affluent Americans — about 90% — gave to charitable causes in 2020, with a third of them giving more than in the past to
The cryptocurrency dogecoin’s value has surged over the past few months thanks to the alignment of several important factors, including extra capital from stimulus checks, the popularity of free-trading apps like Robinhood and the backing of billionaire SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. But one reason has been understated in media reports, Billy Markus, the
Kevin O’Leary is bullish on the future of NFTs, or nonfungible tokens. “I haven’t bought any yet. I’m waiting to see when the volatility of the pricing changes,” O’Leary, chairman of O’Shares ETFs, told CNBC Make It in April. But “this has legs. It’s going to work.” NFTs are unique digital assets that are represented
Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images There’s still time to make health savings account contributions for 2020. Those with high-deductible health plans have until the extended tax-filing deadline, May 17, to make HSA contributions for 2020. Self-only plans allow deposits of up to $3,550, while those with family coverage may save as much as $7,100. This
In addition to on-site yoga classes and ergonomic desks, companies may have a new wellness initiative up their sleeves — granting workers an annual period of remote work. Remote work has proved popular with many workers, with 54% of employees saying they want to keep working from home after the pandemic ends, according to
Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO, shared a bit of wisdom with Ohio State University graduates during his commencement address on Sunday. “I’m always hesitant to give advice, because it sounds like I did everything right,” Dimon said, “but I assure you, I did not.” To start, Dimon told the graduates about the importance
Florida has recently attracted some of Wall Street and Silicon Valley’s biggest names like Keith Rabois, Elliot Management and Goldman Sachs. “For years, even though people would talk about moving, it really wasn’t cool among the wealthy to move to Florida. It was like, OK, you couldn’t hack it in New York, so you go
People have been on the move since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. With remote work at play, many are leaving expensive cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago for the suburbs or for more affordable cities like Austin, Phoenix or Nashville, according to a LinkedIn report. Rents prices across the country have been adjusting to
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has been a key proponent in the latest surge of interest in dogecoin, according to analysts, as he consistently tweets about the cryptocurrency. But ahead of his appearance on “Saturday Night Live” on NBC on May 8, Musk had a new message for his 53 million Twitter
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allowing cruise ships to resume operations this summer, but Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio says that will be unlikely given the agency’s tough requirements. “I seriously doubt we will be able to stand up a vessel out of a U.S. port in July. August is
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes walks outside the courtroom where she’s standing trial for fraud, on May 6, 2021. CNBC Elizabeth Holmes’ jet-setting, lavish lifestyle as CEO of Theranos took center stage on Thursday as her attorneys argued it was irrelevant to her criminal fraud case. “What she wore, where she stayed, how she flew