Tom Huddleston Jr., CNBC

Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

These are the best and worst U.S. cities to start a business right now

Online lending marketplace Lending Tree ranked the 100 largest U.S. metro areas based on each city's level of entrepreneurship, business climate and local economy. Three cities in North Carolina cracked the top five. → Read More

Facebook probably lost millions of dollars this week — and the pain might not be over yet, experts say

Facebook potentially lost millions of dollars in advertising revenue during Monday's six-hour outage. Now, the company could lose more money in the coming weeks if advertisers demand restitution. → Read More

These are the world's best economy and low-cost airlines, according to 13 million travelers

Tokyo-based Japan Airlines topped Skytrax's ranking of the world's best economy class, based on a survey of 13.4 million travelers conducted between September 2019 and July 2021. AirAsia and Southwest Airlines were named the top low-cost airlines. → Read More

Millions of travelers rated the 'world's best' airlines. Here's what they chose

Qatar Airways is once again the "world's best airline," according to a survey conducted by air transportation research firm Skytrax. Here's why. → Read More

Three years ago, a 9/11 fireman's kids brought 'Shark Tank' stars to tears. Now, they're carrying on his entrepreneurial legacy

In 2018, Keith Young's children took their late father's Cup Board Pro to "Shark Tank" and walked away with $100,000 and a deal with Williams-Sonoma. Now, Kaley Young discusses how she and her siblings have continued to carry on their father's legacy. → Read More

This company sold a copy of 'Super Mario Bros.' for $2 million. NFTs and a Triceratops skull could be next

Five-year-old start-up Rally sold a copy of Nintendo's "Super Mario Bros." for a record $2 million. Now, the New York City-based company is leading the way in an increasingly popular market for alternative asset investments. → Read More

Silicon Valley veteran David Selinger on launching a $5 billion company, working for Jeff Bezos and lessons for success

David Selinger has played a part in no fewer than 19 start-ups over the past 25 years, including e-commerce giant Amazon and online real estate company Redfin. Here, he shares his lessons for success — including his experiences with Jeff Bezos and a unique college experience at Stanford. → Read More

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 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