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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

Mark Cuban says President Trump calls him to ask about the stock market

Mark Cuban tells comedian Kevin Hart that President Donald Trump recently called him to ask for the billionaire's insight into the state of the stock market. Cuban and Trump have publicly sparred in the past. → Read More

This sushi speakeasy opened in a tiny NYC hotel room and brought in over $1 million in its first year

The premiere episode of CNBC's "Five Day Biz Fix" finds Chrissy and Erik Kopplin, owners of KCC Design + Build, helping a boutique NYC hotel convert a tiny hotel room into a high-end sushi restaurant to boost revenue and buzz. → Read More

Couple paid $100 for abandoned car they found in a storage unit—Elon Musk bought it from them for nearly $1 million

In 2013, Tesla CEO Elon Musk paid almost $1 million for a 1976 Lotus Esprit submarine car that was featured in the 1977 James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me". Years after the film released, the car had been missing until discovered under blankets in an unclaimed storage unit by a couple in Long Island, New York. → Read More

Tofurky's creator was living in a treehouse when he invented the tofu 'bird' that's still a Thanksgiving staple

Seth Tibbott founded Turtle Island Foods in 1980 and spent over a decade scraping by selling homemade tempeh. But in 1995, he and a friend teamed up to create the Tofurky, a stuffed tofu loaf that went on to become a vegetarian Thanksgiving staple that's sold more than 5 million units. → Read More

Jeff Bezos makes $98.5 million donation, UK leader calls him out: 'Just pay your taxes'

Jeff Bezos donated $98.5 million to dozens of groups helping the homeless population last week. But one of the world's wealthiest men still faces criticism from the likes of U.K. Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who thinks the Amazon CEO should pay higher taxes and donate a larger share of his net worth. → Read More

This is the James Bond sports car Elon Musk bought for nearly $1 million that inspired Tesla Cybertruck

The long wait for Elon Musk to unveil Tesla's all-electric pickup truck finally ended on Thursday night — the big reveal definitely caused a stir. One Wall Street analyst said the electric Cybertruck looks "really weird," while other viewers marveled that at the much-hyped, live-streamed unveiling a Tesla designer smashed two of the truck's windows, which Musk had described as bulletproof. ("We… → Read More

Ray Dalio says this tactic helped him go from 'hardly any money' to successful billionaire

Billionaire Bridgewater Associates' founder Ray Dalio says that following this principle was instrumental in creating the success that led to his massive fortune. "For most of my life, I hardly had any money and I still found tremendous benefit from triangulating with the smartest people I could get to speak with," Dalio tweeted. "It was my doing that that got me the success in what I do, which… → Read More

Jeff Bezos can afford to buy every team in the NFL—with enough left over for every NYC sports team

The Amazon CEO boasts a net worth north of $100 billion. Now, rumors are flying that Jeff Bezos could be interested in buying an NFL team, but he has more than enough money to buy the entire league and then some. → Read More

Billionaire Tom Steyer tells fellow 2020 presidential candidates to fly commercial like him to help the environment

Flying commercial is nothing new for billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer, as he's even been known to fly economy. The self-made hedge fund billionaire says climate change is his 'No. 1 priority' and he encourages his fellow presidential hopefuls to 'walk the walk' when it comes to reducing their environmental footprints. → Read More

These are the NFL's 10 richest billionaire owners

These are the wealthiest billionaire owners in a league where the average franchise is valued at $2.86 billion. → Read More

Bill Gates: 'I didn't even want to meet Warren Buffett' —but their first dinner conversation changed everything

"I thought, 'Hey this guy buys and sells things...that's not value added to society...that is almost parasitic,'" Bill Gates said at The New York Times/DealBook conference about his view of Warren Buffett before they met. Now they're billionaire best friends. → Read More

Marcus Lemonis: The idea that business isn't personal is 'total BS'

Self-made millionaire and host of CNBC's "The Profit," Marcus Lemonis says entrepreneurs should not shy away from putting their personality and backstory into their business, because "people like to do business with people." → Read More

Venus Williams says this mindset makes her successful on the tennis court and off

Tennis icon Venus Williams has been playing professionally for 25 years, and she also runs multiple businesses. She credits her success as an athlete and entrepreneur to this mindset. → Read More

'Free Solo' climber Jimmy Chin says this is how to prepare for a big challenge

Jimmy Chin has climbed Mount Everest and won an Oscar — his movie "Free Solo" nabbed the Academy Award for best Documentary Feature in 2019. Here, he offers his advice on how to not get overwhelmed preparing for a huge challenge. → Read More

Nike's next CEO learned 2 important leadership lessons from a summer job unloading beer

John Donahoe is taking over as the next CEO of Nike when Mark Parker steps down from that role in January. Donahoe's first summer job — at a beer warehouse in Chicago — taught him leadership lessons he used decades later. → Read More

These are the highest paid players in the NBA right now

The new NBA season is tips off on Tuesday. Steph Curry and LeBron James are again among the league's highest-paid players this year. → Read More

This is Venus Williams' daily routine to stay at peak performance

Tennis icon Venus Williams spends most of her days on the court, in the gym, and in meetings. Here's the daily routine that keeps her at a peak performance level. → Read More

Bill Gates: 'Government needs to get involved' to regulate big tech companies

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes the broad influence of tech companies on our daily lives makes stricter government oversight essential. → Read More

In 1981, this was Steve Jobs' vision for the office of the future

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs often showed eerie foresight for how personal computers would revolutionize the workplace. In a resurfaced 1981 interview with Inc. magazine, the tech icon noted that the Apple headquarters was trying to lead by example. → Read More

Porsche is releasing a cheaper version of its all-electric sports car — take a look

Porsche unveiled the German luxury automaker's first-ever fully electric car in September. Now, the company has a version that costs more than $80,000 less, but it's still six figures. → Read More