Linette Lopez, Business Insider

Linette Lopez

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Linette:

It's official: Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are smarter than Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram abruptly scrapped plans to mimic TikTok because Kim and Kylie know something Zuck doesn't: Innovation, not imitation, is the key to success. → Read More

Meet the stock market's biggest losers — and what they have in common

Hedge-fund titans, Robinhood investors, and crypto bros all thought they solved the market. The $14 trillion crash exposed their dangerous arrogance. → Read More

Wall Street's elite investors are convinced a recession is all but inevitable — and the stock market's collapse has only just begun

Wall Street's market maestros are afraid the economy has entered an inflation feedback loop from hell and the Fed will be forced to cause a recession. → Read More

Wonder why Elon Musk is lashing out about recession risks and work from home? Just look under the hood at Tesla.

Musk's wild rants about Twitter bots and Joe Biden are designed to distract everyone from the financial disaster he faces at Tesla. → Read More

'Lots of companies are going to get vaporized': The tech titans of Silicon Valley are in serious trouble — and they're going to take the rest of the stock market down with them

From Twitter to Tesla, tech founders cultivated reputations as geniuses. But now it's clear that their only real talent was burning through cash. → Read More

Wall Street is facing a summer of hell, and it could be just getting started

In Insider Weekly: Wall Street's hellish summer, Airbnb host panic, and Leon Black's lawyer Danya Perry. → Read More

Wall Street is heading into a summer from hell — a period of extreme volatility that top investors say will bring a near-biblical reckoning

Tanking tech stocks, crashing crypto, sky-high inflation, rising interest rates, soaring recession fears — Wall Street's summer is about to be ugly. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover could be the money-sucking quagmire that brings down his empire

Musk is taking on massive debt to fund his Twitter buyout — and he's putting Tesla and the rest of his business empire on the line to do it. → Read More

Elon Musk's attempt to buy Twitter represents a chilling new threat: billionaire trolls taking over social media

Elon Musk's $43 billion bid to buy Twitter is about furthering his vision of a world in which the richest and strongest hold all the cards. → Read More

'None of them have the guts': Why Russia's oligarchs will remain loyal to Putin, even in the face of crippling sanctions

Putin turned Russia's unruly billionaires into his personal errand boys — and nothing Biden or Europe does is going to change that. → Read More

A 'bone-crushing recession': Wall Street's top investors warn that the war in Ukraine will provoke widespread economic chaos

Putin's invasion has exacerbated inflation and shortages. Now Wall Street's elite players are scrambling to cut their losses before it's too late. → Read More

Putin's invasion of Ukraine has lit a fire under China to wall off its economy from the US

Xi Jinping has a grand plan to turn China into the world's dominant superpower. Now US sanctions on Russia are spurring him to speed up his strategy. → Read More

'We really did hit peak stupid': Elite investors on Wall Street say privately that the market is about to undergo a cataclysmic shift — and many won't survive the 'washout'

From short sellers to value investors, a quiet consensus has formed: 2022 is going to be very, very ugly for the stock market. → Read More

Facebook's $267 billion stock market collapse is the ultimate proof that Mark Zuckerberg doesn't know what he's doing

By pivoting to Meta instead of fixing Facebook's core business, Zuckerberg flunked Business 101. And Wall Street just gave him the failing grades. → Read More

Elon Musk is sucking up to China, and it points to a dark future for Tesla

In China, Elon Musk morphs from swashbuckling rogue to government flunky, even opening a showroom in the region where Beijing is committing genocide. → Read More

Reddit traders, meme stocks, and crypto gurus ruled the markets in 2021. But in 2022... Wall Street strikes back.

Retail traders on apps like Robinhood stormed the stock market during COVID's peak. But now Wall Street's big shots are set to take back the power. → Read More

Beware of Wall Street big shots selling 'everything is fine in China' stories — it could come back to burn you

The titans of finance want you to think everything is fine in China, despite all the warning signs. Their double talk could wind up burning investors. → Read More

China belongs to Xi Jinping now — and what he believes could plunge the world into chaos

Xi Jinping is reigniting China's revolutionary fire and reining in big business. His hardline mindset is the key to fathoming the conflicts to come. → Read More

If China's economy keeps stumbling, it won't just take down Beijing — the whole world will collapse with it

Crushed by decades of debt, China is undergoing a radical transition under President Xi Jinping. The result could be economic and political chaos. → Read More

The whining from these crypto execs has got to stop

The complaining about regulation from the boy kings of crypto is pathetic, and it's even worse when it reveals they have no idea how finance works. → Read More