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Competitive video games are taking the globe by storm — and there are 5 companies that could reap the benefits (ATVI, EA, MSFT, NVDA, SNE)

Esports represents a massive growth opportunity for companies, a Bernstein analyst said. The sports category has a large fan base, which can number half a billion in a few years. Companies stand to make lots of money for appealing to this large and growing market. There is a massive growth …

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economy

Preferred vs Reserve: How the Chase Sapphire credit cards stack up

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Shutterstock The Chase Sapphire Preferred and the Chase Sapphire Reserve are both fantastic credit cards, with valuable rewards and useful benefits. While the Sapphire Reserve offers additional …

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investments

US scientists rescued in Antarctica by Argentina icebreaker

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A group of American scientists who were stranded in an ice-bound island off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula were rescued Sunday by an Argentine icebreaker, U.S. and Argentine authorities said Monday.

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We did the math to see if it’s worth buying a Powerball or Mega Millions lottery ticket

The Powerball jackpot is above $400 million and Mega Millions’ jackpot is above $300 million as of Tuesday morning. Though those are pretty big prizes, working through the math of how lotteries work suggests that buying a ticket is not a great investment. The low probability of winning and the …

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economy

A NASA astronaut brought her 4-year-old son to a spacesuit photo shoot — and the pictures will melt your heart

NASA NASA astronaut Anne McClain is training to fly to the International Space Station in November. McClain brought her son to a NASA portrait session featuring a spacesuit. Her son hammed it up for the camera, leading to some adorable official photos. McClain tweeted the photos partly in support of …

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