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How to tell if you're a covert narcissist

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, co-EIC of business at Insider."Am I a covert narcissist?"That's the question at the heart of Rebecca Knight's latest work-advice column this week. Rebecca's spent her career answering these kinds of questions, most often focused on the emotional life of work. As boundaries between home and work blur in the WFH era, they're more relevant than ever.Also in this week's newsletter:Noom markets itself as an anti-diet app. Users ...
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Expensive housing is the reason the planet is burning, the rich are getting richer, and women are choosing to have fewer children

Flames from the Dixie Fire consume a home on Highway 89 south of Greenville on August 5, 2021, in Plumas County, California. AP Photo/Noah Berger Soaring home prices are contributing to the biggest economic crises of the 21st century. Climate change, birth rates, and inequality have all been slammed by the housing affordability crisis. Building more homes and denser apartments can fight a number of economic calamities, economists said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fall...
Tags: Economy, Markets, Real Estate, Housing Crisis, Housing Boom, US Housing Market, Housing Market, Climate Crisis, Climate Change, Birth Rates, Fertility, Analysis, Secular Stagnation, Larry Summers, Birth Rate

Meet a single dad with $550,000 in student loans for his 5 children: 'I'm not going to take the chance of not sending my kids to school'

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images Reid Clark, 57, unexpectedly became the sole provider for his five children. He took out parent PLUS loans to fund their education, and told Insider he now has $550,000 in debt. "I'm looking at paying $3,000 a month for the better part of the rest of my life," he told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Reid Clark didn't expect to be providing for five children on just his income alone.Clark was preparing to pay for his fiv...
Tags: Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Student Debt, Student Loans, Student Loan Forgiveness, Parents, Education

An NYC restaurant owner raised staff wages to $25 an hour. She's had no trouble recruiting - but still doesn't think she pays employees enough.

Across the US, restaurant workers have been demanding better pay and working conditions. Damien Eagers/PA Images via Getty Images A Manhattan restaurant owner raised prices so she could pay all staff a $25-an-hour starting wage. "I still don't think we pay them enough," Amanda Cohen, owner of Dirt Candy, told Insider. Restaurants are struggling to find staff - but Cohen says she hasn't had "a single problem." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Manhattan restaurant o...
Tags: New York, Jobs, News, NYC, Restaurants, New York City, US, Employment, Trends, Economy, Retail, Manhattan, Wages, Hiring, Cohen, Amanda Cohen

Watch a raven take out a Google drone mid-air as the tech giant is forced to ground its home delivery service due to bird attacks

Muhammed Enes Yildirim/Anadolu Agency/Robert Alexander/Getty Images Home delivery drones in Australia had to be suspended after they were repeatedly attacked by birds. Delivery service operator Wing said it would wait while researchers assess the birds' behavior. A man who filmed one of the attacks said "it's only a matter of time" until a drone is brought down. See more stories on Insider's business page. A home drone delivery service in Canberra, Australia, was forced to tem...
Tags: Google, News, Australia, Trends, Tech, Drones, News UK, Canberra, Hermès, Alphabet, Wing, Harrison, CANBERRA Australia, Brisbane Australia, Magpies, Condon

Pret A Manger is tempting US coffee lovers with its subscription service, capitalizing on a booming trend among retailers

In 2020, Pret garnered 16,500 subscriptions on its first day in the UK. Photo by: Newscast/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Pret A Manger has launched its coffee-subscription program in New York City and Washington, D.C. It follows a successful rollout in the UK, which garnered 16,500 subscriptions on its debut day. The coffee market is showing resilience, said an expert from the Speciality Coffee Association. See more stories on Insider's business page. Cafe chain Pret A Mange...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, UK, New York, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Netflix, Arizona, Eagle, Taco Bell, Juniper Research, Zuora, Giuliano

Anti-vaxxers are gargling iodine in the latest ill-advised attempt at DIY anti-COVID care, say reports

Doctors use povidone-iodine min surgery. (Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images) Anti-vaxxers are gargling iodine to protect against COVID-19. Doctors are urging patients not to do this - saying it poses several health risks. There is no data to suggest gargling iodine will fight COVID-19 or stave it off. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anybody who has to have surgery or any form of a major incision you'll be coated in a florescent orange liquid: povidone-iodine. The a...
Tags: Health, New York City, Trends, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Rolling Stone, Adalja, Boston Medical Center, Iodine, Anti-vaccination, Anti-vaxx, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, COVID, UK Weekend, Bethany Dawson, Kenneth Weinberg

BANK OF AMERICA: Buy these 34 high-returning but lesser-known stocks because economic trends show they're the best bet for outperformance

Launch of the Soyuz rocket will send Ford, Novitskiy and Tarelkin on a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Bank of America says the economy might already be entering the last stage of the post-COVID cycle. Strategist Jill Carey Hall says "quality" small- and mid-cap stocks thrive in late-cycle conditions. Since 1990, they've outperformed 100% of the time during the last phase of an expansion, she says. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: America, Trends, Bank Of America, Features, Stocks, Goldman Sachs, Stock Market, Small Caps, Marley Jay, Evergrande, Jill Carey Hall, Russell 2000, Mid Caps, Carey Hall, Stock Picks, Small Cap Stocks

Orlando is gearing up to become a rival to Silicon Valley - and shift away from being a destination primarily for tourists and retirees

Orlando has talent, transport, and low taxes. John Greim/Loop Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Orlando has been shaking off Florida's reputation as primarily a place for tourists and retirees. Instead, the city is becoming a hub for tech, defense, training, and finance companies. Execs from EA, Luminar, and Stax told Insider why its tech scene is thriving. See more stories on Insider's business page. Defense and technology startup Red 6 is opening a hub in Orlando to ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, Technology, News, Navy, California, Defense, Disney, Trends, Tech, Atlanta, Economy, Nasa, Migration, Silicon Valley

Dozens of cargo ships stuck waiting off New York's coast amid port staff shortages and surging demand for goods

As of 9 p.m. local time Saturday, the ships appear to have been stuck in place for hours, The Daily Mail reported. Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty Images Dozens of container ships are stuck off the coast of New York, per Mail Online. It comes amid surging demand for goods ahead of the holiday season and a national labor shortage. Port of New York and New Jersey appears to be facing similar issues as West coast ports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Around 24 car...
Tags: Transportation, News, Weekend BI UK, Shipping, Shipping containers, Shipping Industry, New York, Los Angeles, Port Authority, Port Of New York And New Jersey

Best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for October 2021

We've smoked out the best deals, featuring Mario, Super Smash Bros., and more
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A nonprofit run by a Trump administration official is training 'critical race theory activists' to overtake local school boards

Former Office of Management and Budget director Russ Vought, who is now the president of Citizens for Renewing America, waits to speak during the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, March 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Photo/ Evan Vucci Conservative social welfare group Citizens for Renewing America believes critical race theory will "socially replace" white people. Critical race theory was coined by lawyer and legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw. Toolkits from Citizens for Renewing ...
Tags: Politics, Education, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Conservative, Campaign, Trump, Office of Management and Budget, School Board, Kimberle Crenshaw, Ballotpedia, Trump Administration, Russ Vought, Critical Race Theory

Trump says he has 'a mouth that tells the truth' while making false statements at Georgia rally

President Donald Trump discusses the potential impact of Hurricane Michael during a meeting with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FEMA Administrator Brock Long in the Oval Office of the White House on October 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump slammed the US withdrawal from Afghanistan in a rally in Georgia on Saturday. Trump said Democrats think he has a "big mouth" and don't want him to talk about Afghanistan. Trump cla...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Taliban, Fema, Kabul, Homeland Security, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump

No, there’s no free UFC 266 live stream — you need to pay

There's no free UFC 266 live stream, but ESPN+ has a great deal on the fight card, as well as a subscription to the fantastic streaming service.
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At least 3 are dead and 'well over' 50 injured after an Amtrak train derailed in Montana

In this photo provided by Kimberly Fossen people work at the scene of an Amtrak train derailment on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in north-central Montana. Kimberly Fossen via Associated Press An Amtrak train derailed in Montana on Saturday, resulting in multiple deaths and injuries. A spokesperson told Insider the train was carrying 147 passengers and 13 crew members. The train had reportedly been running between Seattle and Chicago. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least t...
Tags: Transportation, News, Montana, Trends, Cnn, Chicago, New York Times, Seattle, Amtrak, Joplin, KXLY, Michelle Mark, Train Derailment, Steve Lookner, Melissa Luck, Kimberly Fossen

Beto O'Rourke blames the Biden administration's 'failures' for worsening the Haitian migrant crisis at the border

AP Some 15,000 migrants, mostly Haitians, gathered in Del Rio, Texas, last week seeking asylum. Beto O'Rourke penned an op-ed blaming the Biden administration for worsening the crisis. He said the administration should've seen the problem coming and that it was too slow to respond. See more stories on Insider's business page. In an op-ed published Friday, Beto O'Rourke said what happened at the border with Haitian migrants was "years in the making," but that the Biden admi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, US Senate, South America, Biden, Border Patrol, Haiti, Trump, Rourke, El Paso Texas, Texas Mexico

An Amtrak train has derailed in Montana, leaving multiple people injured

Insider An Amtrak train derailed in Montana on Saturday, resulting in multiple injuries. A spokesperson told Insider the train was carrying 147 passengers and 13 crew members. The train had reportedly been running between Seattle and Chicago. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Amtrak train derailed in Montana on Saturday afternoon, leaving multiple people injured, a company spokesperson confirmed to Insider.The spokesperson said five cars on the Empire Builder train derai...
Tags: Transportation, News, Montana, Trends, Chicago, Seattle, Amtrak, Joplin, KXLY, Michelle Mark, Train Derailment, Steve Lookner, Melissa Luck

Sidney Powell countersues Dominion Voting Systems after failing to get its lawsuit against her tossed in court

Attorney Sidney Powell speaks to the press about various lawsuits related to the 2020 election, inside the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Trump attorney Sidney Powell countersued Dominion Voting Systems, per a Bloomberg report. Powell, who accused Dominion of manipulating the election, faces a $1.3 billion defamation suit. The attorney has been unable to get Dominion's suit tossed and is seeking $10 m...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Law, White House, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell

McConnell has warmed up to former NFL star Herschel Walker's Senate bid in Georgia

The former NFL player Herschel Walker. David John Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Former NFL player Herschel Walker has emerged as a GOP frontrunner in the Georgia US Senate race. McConnell told Politico he "had a good conversation" with Walker about his Senate bid. "I think there's every indication he's going to be a good candidate," McConnell said of Walker. See more stories on Insider's business page. While some Republicans have questioned whether former NFL player ...
Tags: Politics, Kentucky, Senate, Politico, NFL, Trends, Georgia, Indiana, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Associated Press, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump

Molten ring in space allows Hubble to peer 9 billion years into the past

Gravity creates strange optical illusions like beautiful rings in space named Einstein rings, one of which was recently captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Hubble Space Telescope, Einstein, Einstein Ring

Buy the UFC 266 PPV now and SAVE $50 — but hurry!

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Walmart does away with layaway, which didn't carry any fees, and announces new buy now, pay later program that will charge customers interest

Walmart cashier Regina Tommy waits on customers. Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images Walmart decided to get rid of layaway before the 2021 holiday season. The company announced it's using Affirm, a buy now, pay later service the retailer partnered with in 2019. Walmart started to phase its layaway out last year, only allowing it for select jewelry purchases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walmart has decided to scrap its layaway program completely ...
Tags: Washington Post, Trends, Walmart, Customers, Emily Walsh, Jonathan Newton, Getty Images Walmart, Regina Tommy

Best cheap laser printer deals for September 2021

If you're ready to make your business more efficient, read on to discover the best laser printer deals available right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Home Office, SAH, Laser Printer, WFH, Printer Deals, Commerce 2020, Laser Printer Deals, Evergreen Deals

Netflix's TUDUM convention gives fans a sneak peek at teasers for new seasons of Stranger Things, Ozark

The event was live-streamed across Netflix's Youtube channels globally, as well as Twitter and Twitch. The convention, directed towards a global audience, was broadcast in over 29 languages. The event also featured panels with the casts and creators from over 70 series and 28 films on Netflix's slate. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix is giving fans a taste of the shows coming to the streaming platform.Netflix held its 'TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event' o...
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China’s lunar sample contains glassy beads and impact fragments

The lunar sample taken by China's Chang'e-5 mission has been analyzed and found to contain some 'exotic' fragments.
Tags: Space, News, China, Trends, Moon, Chang, Chang'e 5

Perseverance selfie shows it’s been a busy Mars rover of late

Perseverance snapped a selfie recently, showing its tracks wending through the martian dust and up to a rock named Rochette.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Mars, Perseverance

Trump suggests that only 'a bad call from a doctor' would stop him from running for president in 2024

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Former President Trump said that only a "bad call from a doctor" would keep him from mounting a 2024 bid. The former president has teased a potential campaign since leaving office in January. He has continued to travel the country and hold rallies in support of MAGA-aligned candidates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday said that only a "bad call from a doctor" would keep him from pursuing the 2024 G...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Border Patrol, New York City Police Department, Trump, State, Tony, Rio Grande

Sen. Joe Manchin seeks to slow down $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill as Democrats move forward with the legislation in critical phase

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Sen. Manchin told Politico that "there is no timeline" for the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. The senator's position is at odds with Democratic leaders, who want to see both infrastructure bills signed into law this year. Manchin has expressed reservations about the cost of the reconciliation bill, which would be passed on a party-line vote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin o...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Climate Change, Kentucky, Senate, Virginia, Politico, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Gop, House, Arizona, Mitch McConnell

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Cannabis industry jobs are on the rise, fueled by the Great Resignation

A budtender weighs out marijuana for a customers at ShowGrow, a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Los Angeles. AP Photo/Richard Vogel Retail workers are finding refuge as they move into marijuana-related jobs, The Washington Post first reported. The legal cannabis sector is currently one of the fastest-growing industries in the US. Millions of people across the US are quitting their jobs in the Great Resignation, fueled by COVID-19 pandemic stresses. See more stories on Insider'...
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