Mon. Nov 29th, 2021

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Brace yourselves for a torrent of NBA activity starting next week. 

For the first time in more than nine months, teams will be able to make trades. The window to wheel and deal is expected to reopen “shortly before the NBA draft,” ESPN reported Monday. With the draft scheduled for Nov. 18 and free agency slated to begin Nov. 20, that means the Pelicans will have a window of approximately two weeks to reshape their roster before training camp opens.

The decision to tip off next season Dec. 22, which came at the urging of the NBA’s television partners, has put a massive strain on front offices. Here is a guide to the three biggest questions David Griffin, Trajan Langdon and the Pelicans’ brain trust will wrestle with. 

1. Is a Jrue Holiday trade imminent?

Jrue Holiday is a coveted piece around the NBA. In October, Yahoo Sports reported that

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Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season has arrived, the midpoint of the season in spirit if not precise mathematical reality. The big matchup of the early slate features a pair of 5-2 clubs squaring off, as the Indianapolis Colts host the Baltimore Ravens. Plus, we have two critical interconference clashes, as the Buffalo Bills host the Seattle Seahawks, and the Tennessee Titans welcome the Chicago Bears to Nashville.

While the action on the field will surely be captivating, we’re here to highlight the best of what the players have to offer from a sartorial standpoint.

For more on the matchups today, look no further: Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each contest and final score picks. Check out ESPN’s NFL Week 9 game guide.

More: Sunday’s fantasy football inactives: Who’s in and who’s out?


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They say good things come to those who wait and that most certainly applies to this year’s NAIDOC Week which was postponed due to the pandemic. 

Taking place from November 8 to 15, NAIDOC Week is otherwise referred to as Blak Christmas by First Nations people. It’s a time for their cultures, achievements and history to be celebrated, recognised and respected. Though this should technically happen every day, it’s nice to have a dedicated week to it.

Sharon Brindley is a Yamatji Noongar woman from Western Australia. For the last three years, she’s run and operated Cooee Café located on the Mornington Peninsula. She also owns Jala Jala Treats, an Indigenous food brand which champions native bush foods. 

Cooee Café prides itself on being the only Indigenous owned café and catering service on the Mornington Peninsula. It serves up Indigenous foods and flavours along with a range of café-inspired food

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The show will feature small businesses in the Village of Fredonia throughout season five.

FREDONIA, N.Y. — The Village of Fredonia will be in the spotlight as the new season of Small Business Revolution premieres on Tuesday on streaming services.

The Village will be holding a celebration and viewing party at the Vineyards Golf Course, which is one of the local businesses featured on the show this season. The public is welcome to attend. The golf course is providing golf carts so viewers can sit six feet apart from each other to watch the season 5 premiere. 

Doors to the celebration open Tuesday at 5 p.m. and the show will begin at 5:30 p.m. Check out the trailer for the new season in the tweet below. 

Along with Vineyards Golf Course, Nyce & Clean Auto Detailing, Fresh & Fancy Floral Design, Lena’s Pizza, Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County, Om Nohm

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CHISINAU, Moldova, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Besides being one of the most off-the-beaten-path destinations globally, the Republic of Moldova holds another well-kept secret. This young Eastern European country has been called by the FDI Magazine 2019 “the hidden gem for investment” for its unique features and facilities, to be showcased in the upcoming landmark event Moldova Business Week 2020.

In its seventh year, the two-days conference will now transition to a virtual event hosted entirely online on November 19th and 20th, addressing today’s global trends, current economic issues and the ever-evolving global market.

“We’re thrilled to be hosting MBW2020 in these challenging times,” said Rodica Verbeniuc, General Director of Invest Moldova Agency. “We witness the world changing, businesses struggling and transforming globally, and we are confident that we can help them re-think the old normal, see new perspectives, embrace the compelling investment opportunities of our country

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The days ahead may bring more turmoil, but the worst uncertainty is behind us. (And at least you’re not a Danish mink.) Here’s how Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory affects business and tech, and what to know for the coming week.

Another thing to be less stressed about this week: Your stock portfolio. Markets made up for their losses in late October as President-elect Biden cemented his lead in the presidential election results and signs pointed to Republicans keeping their majority in the Senate. If Congress remains divided, Wall Street can expect few changes in tax or regulatory policies in the coming years. And if Democrats do wind up taking the Senate (which will be determined by two runoff elections in Georgia in January), a surge of government spending aimed at shoring up the economy could also bolster markets. But some

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Happy Saturday,

What a week! 

Looking to catch up on the latest US election news? Click here to get the full rundown. 

Visa-Plaid deal under fire

The Department of Justice sued Visa this week to block its planned $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid — and the fintech world is trying to unpack what this means for the M&A landscape. Here’s everything you need to know: 

  • Plaid has been quietly building a new payments tool and Visa wants to buy it to squash competition, antitrust regulators say
  • The DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit could put fintech M&A through a ‘cold shower,’ according to lawyers and fintech execs
  • Execs from Plaid and Yodlee explain how new data-sharing rules will dictate the future of how banks and fintechs work together

Keep reading for a look at a new hedge fund launch from a Coatue rising star; a roundup of big trends in family-office recruiting; and

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