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Top Buys by Top Brass: Chief Executive Officer Stice’s $400K Bet on FANG

“So in this series we look at the largest insider buys by the ”top brass” over the trailing six month period, one of which was a total of $400K by Travis D. Stice, Chief Executive Officer at Diamondback Energy, Inc. (Symbol: FANG)” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. A company’s own top management tend to have the best inside view into the business, so when company officers make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Click here to find out which other top insider buys by the ”top brass” you…

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A longtime alternative data player just fired the majority of its staff and its CEO resigned. It might be a sign of tough times to come for a market set to grow to $7 billion.

“Justin Zhen, cofounder of alternative data provider Thinknum, said that the influx of participants in recent years has made it tough for consumers of alternative data to sort through all their options” writes Bradley Saacks for businessinsider.com. Part of the booming $7 billion alternative data industry, the company collects location data from cellphones to help hedge funds make money.”I believe that a lot of the more advanced alternative data users — advanced hedge funds and investors — are probably experiencing what I might call ‘alternative data fatigue.’” Read more: Hedge…

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GameStop’s new CEO and CFO reveal their plan to repair the company’s decimated stock price after a brutal year in which hundreds of millions of dollars in value were wiped out

“GameStop The gradual decline in GameStop’s stock price, seen above, represents hundreds of millions of dollars in lost value” writes Ben Gilbert for businessinsider.com. Look no further than the company’s 2019 stock performance for evidence of that: GameStop’s stock price has been in steady decline since mid-January, and has plateaued around $4.Sherman is employing radical transparency as a means of improving analyst sentiment on GameStop’s stock price, and that started in last week’s earnings call.So, what can GameStop due to fix its stock price?. Yet, by early 2019, the world’s…

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New licenses, new opportunities. N.J. cannabis networking event set for Sept. 18 in Cranford. Here’s how to get tickets.

“Subscribe here for exclusive insider information from NJ Cannabis Insider” writes Nj Com Staff for nj.com. Are you interested in the N.J. cannabis industry?. The event, produced in collaboration with New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association, packs in a full day of programming, panel discussions, networking opportunities and lunch. Source: nj.com

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Over 9 in 10 Singapore employers have trouble hiring talent who can cope with new technologies

“However, more than nine in 10 (93 per cent) Singapore employers say that they find it difficult to train and hire staff to cope with new technologies” writes Lamont Mark Smith for businessinsider.sg. Most (92 per cent) of Singapore employers also had trouble hiring skilled professionals.In Singapore, employers identified three key challenges to adapting their team to new technologies: Despite this, Singapore remains amongst the most globally proactive in professional development to help their staff learn about new technologies.In its report, Robert Half recommends employers in Singapore take full advantage…

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Two caterers have been suspended after 39 people got gastroenteritis, including 3 who were hospitalised

“All food handlers working for the two caterers are required by the SFA to re-attend and pass the Basic Food Hygiene Course before resuming work” writes Lamont Mark Smith for businessinsider.sg. The people involved fell ill after consuming food from Mum’s Kitchen and Cherish Delights on August 11 and September 2, 2019. Source: businessinsider.sg

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After 9 months of waiting, N.J. Health Department wants new medical marijuana dispensaries to open pronto

“On Oct. 2, NJ Cannabis Insider hosts its fall live event, featuring leaders in the medical marijuana and legal cannabis industries” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. Subscribe here for exclusive insider information from NJ Cannabis Insider.Summer’s nearly over and it’s been nearly a year since the state awarded licenses for new medical marijuana dispensaries, so why aren’t they open yet?.  Source: nj.com

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Dispensed: uBiome gets dumped by CVS, Jeffrey Epstein’s wacky plan to sell DNA data, and 19 unicorn startups to watch

“Earlier this week, buzzy Silicon Valley microbiome startup uBiome filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy” writes Erin Brodwin for businessinsider.com. Instead, the company is looking for a buyer and attempting to save what it can of the business.The company was going to try selling its only product, a test called Explorer, at CVS stores. Source: businessinsider.com

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