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Mark Cuban says billionaire Ray Dalio’s book teaches ‘the greatest skill’ you need to succeed

“If you want to acheive success, billionaire technology entrepreneur and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Mark Cuban has some advice: always challenge yourself to absorb new information” writes Ali Montag for cnbc.com. Dalio’s firm is the largest hedge fund in the world, and manages $160 billion. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Mark Cuban leads Trump in Texas 2020 presidential race: Poll

“Although he supported Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, Cuban has suggested that if he ran for president in 2020 it would be as a Republican” writes Katie Leach for washingtonexaminer.com. The last time a Democrat won Texas in a presidential election was in 1976 when the state went for former President Jimmy Carter. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Exclusive: Trump names career diplomat to head Cuban embassy – sources

“HAVANA (Reuters) – The Trump administration has named career diplomat Philip Goldberg to head the all-but-abandoned U.S. embassy in Havana, according to three sources familiar with the matter, at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Cuba” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “But Ambassador Goldberg is a Foreign Service professional and will ably represent the policies of Trump’s administration.The U.S. embassy has been reduced to a skeleton staff and has suspended almost all visa processing after the Trump administration in October pulled 60 percent of embassy…

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Bitcoin soars above $9,400 to new record high

“Tom Lee, the managing partner and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, expects bitcoin to hit $11,500 by mid-2018, up from the estimate of $6,000 he made in August” writes Frank Chaparro for businessinsider.com. The digital currency, which has been on a tear since the US Thanksgiving holiday, soared past $9,000 a coin early Sunday morning.As such, Cuban expects the price to continue to rise until “there is some systemic reason for the collectors to sell.”. As for how high the cryptocurrency will go, one of Wall Street’s biggest…

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Mark Cuban: Net neutrality rules put Trump in charge of the internet

“Cuban reiterated his criticism of net neutrality regulations on Wednesday, tweeting that the existing rules give the president the keys to the entire internet” writes Anita Balakrishnan for cnbc.com. A new proposal could weaken federal oversight of internet service providers by rolling back net neutrality regulations — a change that makes sense to tech investor and Donald Trump critic Mark Cuban.Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Tuesday that the agency was reviewing a drafted proposal to replace existing net neutrality regulations. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Billionaire Mark Cuban says the ‘big losers’ of the move to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger are Facebook and Google

“Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes Facebook and Alphabet’s Google unit will be “big losers” of the Department of Justice’s decision to sue to block the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. AT&T and Time Warner announced their merger agreement last year, but the closing has been dragged out by the government’s antitrust review.The Justice Department on Monday sued to block AT&T’s $85 billion merger deal with Time Warner,calling it an “illegal” combination that harms consumers and stifles innovation, officials said.A Justice Department official…

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Mark Cuban says tax rates have almost no impact on investment

“Billionaire entrepreneur and potential presidential candidate Mark Cuban said on Wednesday that a cut in the U.S. corporate tax rate would have little to no effect on his investment decisions” reports foxbusiness.com. Cuban argued that the best tax cut to spur growth would be employment tax reduction such as the 2-percentage-point payroll tax reduction that former President Barack Obama signed in 2010.”Amazon is going to affect a whole lot more companies and futures, as will Microsoft and Facebook and Google and other big companies, a lot more than a marginal…

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MARK CUBAN: Steve Bannon and I text from time to time because it’s important to ‘get past all of this divisive tribalism’

“Cuban was responding to a Daily Beast story published Friday that said Bannon and Cuban have discussed the billionaire’s possible 2020 bid for the presidency, with Bannon suggesting he should run as a Democrat” writes Allan Smith for businessinsider.com. Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban told Business Insider on Friday that he and Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist for President Donald Trump, exchange text messages occasionally because it’s important to talk “to both sides” and “find some common ground.”.  Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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US tightens travel rules to Cuba, blacklists many businesses

“The new rules and list of off-limits entities are intended to put in place the tougher Cuba policy that President Donald Trump announced in June” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. The overall impact on American business with Cuba will likely be limited.The new policy maintains several categories of travel to Cuba that are permitted despite the embargo, which carries on decades after the Cold War’s end. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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