Tom Huddleston Jr., CNBC

Tom Huddleston Jr.

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Recent articles by Tom:

Teen who flew to space with Jeff Bezos has never shopped on Amazon (but there's a reason)

"It's a long time ago I heard someone say that," Dutch teen Oliver Daemen says Jeff Bezos responded when he told him he'd never shopped on Amazon. But there's a reason for that. → Read More

Billionaire Ray Dalio: The 'fastest path to success starts with knowing what your weaknesses are’

"Start by writing down your mistakes and connecting the dots between them," says Ray Dalio, who founded Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, in 1975. → Read More

5 of Jeff Bezos’ best lessons for success from his 27 years as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's CEO on Monday, 27 years after founding the company. Here's some of the best advice he's shared in interviews and shareholder letters. → Read More

Richard Branson vs. Jeff Bezos: How the two space-bound billionaires stack up

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson now plans to beat his fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos to space by more than a week on a test spaceflight that will launch July 11. Bezos is flying on Blue Origin's first passenger flight to space on July 20. → Read More

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger: ‘We made a lot of money' but here's 'what we really wanted’

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger reflected on their six decades of friendship and having the freedom to choose who they associate with, which the two billionaires see as "one of the luxuries of life." → Read More

A petition to make Jeff Bezos stay in space has more than 120,000 signatures — here’s how it got started

A petition on Change.org entitled "Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth" launched in early-June, after Bezos announced his plans to fly on next month's first passenger spaceflight of his company Blue Origin, and the petition already has more than 122,000 signatures. → Read More

The debate over slavery reparations: Where things stand to how much it could cost

More than a century-and-a-half after slavery was abolished in the U.S., there remains an intense debate over whether the federal government should compensate the descendants of former slaves, in the form of reparations, and what form those reparations should take. → Read More

100 years after the Tulsa Massacre, a survivor's descendant carries on the tradition of entrepreneurship on Black Wall Street

It's now been a century since an armed white mob descended upon Tulsa's Greenwood district, aka 'Black Wall Street,' killing as many as 300 Black residents. Today, Bobby Eaton Jr., a descendant of one of the massacre's survivors, is trying to carry on the legacy of Black Wall Street. → Read More

How would you spend Elon Musk’s $160 billion fortune? This online game gives you 30 seconds to do it

A free online game, called 'Spending Elon's Money," lets players click on items from an $8 hamburger to a $50 million rocket launch to spend over $160 billion in half a minute. → Read More

A bottle of wine aged in space could sell for $1 million — how and why it tastes different than Earth-bound wine

A bottle of red wine that spent more than a year living among the stars could end up being the most expensive wine ever sold. → Read More

Delta CEO Ed Bastian speaks at Georgia Tech commencement ceremony

Georgia Tech says Delta CEO Ed Bastian will offer "words of encouragement" to the school's newest graduates, as well as discussing tips for "navigating future challenges." → Read More

How Brex’s co-founders went from teens hacking iPhones and video games to running a $7 billion start-up

The founders of Brex were both tech prodigies as Brazilian teens. Now in their early 20s, their dream is to 'build one company and work on it for, like, 30 years.' → Read More

What you need to know about Greg Abel — Warren Buffett’s successor at Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett confirmed that Gregory Abel, a 59-year-old Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman, is set to be his successor once the investing icon is ready to retire as Berkshire's CEO and chairman. → Read More

How much revenue tech giants like Amazon and Apple make per minute

After posting record revenue in 2020, Amazon's latest quarterly earnings report broke down to more than $830,000 in revenue per minute for the e-commerce giant. → Read More

This former NFL player is selling shares of Kanye’s $1.8 million Air Yeezys for as little as $15

Former NFL player Gerome Sapp's Rares app bought rapper Kanye West's Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes that he wore at the 2008 Grammy's for $1.8 million. In June, investors will be able to buy fractional shares of the sneakers. → Read More

A new lawsuit could weigh in on who’s the real inventor of bitcoin—why its creation is still shrouded in mystery

A copyright lawsuit brought by Craig Wright, the man who has claimed to be the creator of bitcoin, could force UK courts to weigh in on whether or not the Australian computer scientist actually invented the multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency. → Read More

Bitcoin plunges from recent high as cryptocurrencies take weekend hit

Ether and dogecoin also saw their prices drop, following a week in which investors worried that the cryptocurrency market was in a bubble. → Read More

Coinbase’s first employee in 2013 cold-emailed the founders for a job — and was paid in bitcoin for 3 years

Olaf Carlson-Wee wrote his college thesis on bitcoin and emailed it to Coinbase in order to land a job with the start-up, which is going public via a direct listing on Wednesday. → Read More

Fiat's new Google-branded cars let you talk to your car remotely with 'Hey Google' — take a look

Italy's Fiat unveiled the new special edition Fiat 500 'Hey Google' family of vehicles, with Google logos and a Google Assistant that lets drivers interact with their cars remotely. The cars will be sold soon in 10 European countries. → Read More

Twins pitcher Randy Dobnak was undrafted, driving Uber on the side — now he’s agreed to a deal worth at least $9.25 million

Undrafted out of college, pitcher Randy Dobnak's path to the MLB took him through independent leagues and driving for Uber and Lyft to make extra cash. Now, he has a contract with the Minnesota Twins that could pay him almost $30 million in total. → Read More