Palihapitiya says election won’t matter, stocks going higher next 4 years: ‘You need to be long’

CNBC’s Scott Wapner talks to Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC Outspoken technology investor Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve will have more influence over the markets in the next four years than whomever takes the White House in November. …

Barbara Corcoran disagrees with ‘Shark Tank’ co-star Mark Cuban’s stimulus ideas, but has her own approach

According to Mark Cuban, a second stimulus package should give all American households a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks for the next two months — and they must use that money within 10 days to promote spending and help keep businesses open.  But Cuban’s “Shark Tank” co-star, Barbara Corcoran disagrees with her friend’s “use it…

‘Schoolcations’ are trying to lure parents who have had it with remote learning

With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving…

Indoor farming start-up with Martha Stewart on its board joins the SPAC craze to go public

An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million…