This Week in Women

Ida B. Wells was driven out of Memphis in 1892. She might soon have her own statue there.

“16 years here (in Memphis),” Gray said. “She was a school teacher, a publisher, a journalist, a civil rights advocate, a suffragist. If we had 10 more women like Ida B. Wells we could change the world.”

Here’s why women fund managers regularly outperform men, based on newer research

Women are rich in the skills groups need to make good decisions, such as listening, considering lots of information and divergent viewpoints, and taking enough time to do all of this. So naturally they are good at choosing the right stocks to buy.

AMD CEO Lisa Su say Xilinx deal is “transformational”

When asked by Barron’s about the deal price, Su said that in tech it is important to make bold moves, and scale is critical to a company’s long-term success. “We bring together scale in all the right places, because we’re very compute focused,” Su said. That is, the company needs this big scale to keep delivering high-performance chips. “We’re very compatible from a technology standpoint, and I think the financial models are very complimentary as well.”

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court, takes Constitutional Oath

The Senate has voted 52-48 to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, just about a week before Election Day and 30 days after she was nominated by President Trump to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Kim Kardashian had the best 40th birthday party ever, and it was instant meme fodder

“After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time,” she wrote on Twitter.

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