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Individual investors pulled $20 million from Fisher Investments after billionaire’s sexist comments

Individual investors pulled $20 million from Fisher Investments after billionaire’s sexist comments

Finance
Kenneth Fisher, founder of Fisher Investments.Jonathan Fickies | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesIndividual investors at Fisher Investments transferred $ 20 million from the firm the week after the billionaire made lewd comments at a conference, according to a research note from Mercer, an advisor to institutional investors.The development was disclosed on a conference call Fisher executives held on Oct. 14 with Mercer, to discuss the fallout from founder Ken Fisher's comments at the Tiburon CEO Summit, according to the note obtained by CNBC.When speaking at the conference on Oct. 8, Fisher had likened winning new clients to picking up women at a bar. He had used similar language at another conference in 2018.Though the billionaire apologized, institutional investors — including seven government p
The Apprentice: Lottie Lion comments ‘unacceptable’, BBC says

The Apprentice: Lottie Lion comments ‘unacceptable’, BBC says

Entertainment
The BBC has told Apprentice candidate Lottie Lion that comments she made to a fellow candidate on a WhatsApp group were "unacceptable".It follows reports that Lion said "shut up Gandhi" to Lubna Farhan.The production company reported back to the BBC after looking into the issue, which took place after filming had concluded. Lion has previously told the Press Assocation her comments were "taken out of context".The BBC said even though filming had finished when the comments were made, it "nevertheless still expects the candidates to behave appropriately". It added: "Lottie has been informed that her comments were wholly unacceptable and is in no doubt about our view on thi...
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conference: Manchester United boss responds to Roy Keane’s ‘go get Kane’ comments, talks Paul Pogba fitness and Partizan Belgrade

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conference: Manchester United boss responds to Roy Keane’s ‘go get Kane’ comments, talks Paul Pogba fitness and Partizan Belgrade

Sports
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has responded to former Manchester United team-mate Roy Keane’s calls for the Red Devils to sign Tottenham hotshot Harry Kane.Scoring goals has been slightly hard to come by for United this season having found the net just ten times in their opening nine Premier League matches in 2019/20. AFP or licensors Keane wants United to sign England and Spurs star Kane Their only recognised senior strikers are Anthony Martial, 23, and Marcus Rashford, 21. Rashford got on the scoresheet during his side’s draw to Liverpool at the weekend but Keane believes United are still lacking up top and urged Solskjaer and the club’s hierarchy to ‘go and get Kane.’ On Keane’s demands, Solskjaer said: “Roy’s quite straightforward isn’t he? “For us it’s [about]
Naga Munchetty ‘breached BBC rules’ with Trump comments

Naga Munchetty ‘breached BBC rules’ with Trump comments

Entertainment
Naga Munchetty breached BBC guidelines by criticising President Donald Trump for perceived racism, the corporation's complaints unit has ruled.In July the BBC presenter took issue with comments made by the US President after he told opponents to "go back" to the "places from which they came".The BBC said the Breakfast host was entitled to her own views but had gone "beyond what the guidelines allow for".It said any action taken as a result of the finding would be published later.A BBC spokeswoman said the corporation's Executive Complaints Unit [ECU] had ruled that "while Ms Munchetty was entitled to give a personal response to the phrase 'go back to your own country' as it was rooted in her own experience, overall her comments w...
Eddie Hearn’s comments about first KSI vs Logan Paul fight may come back to haunt Matchroom promoter after confirming rematch

Eddie Hearn’s comments about first KSI vs Logan Paul fight may come back to haunt Matchroom promoter after confirming rematch

Sports
Eddie Hearn’s comments about the first fight between YouTube stars Logan Paul and KSI may well come back to haunt the boxing promoter. Alongside DAZN in America, Matchroom Boxing are helping to promote the rematch between the social media sensations, scheduled to take place in November this year at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The first fight proved to be a huge commercial success, drawing in more than 1 million PPV buys and completely selling out the Manchester Arena. Getty Images - Getty Eddie Hearn previously said he wanted nothing to do with YouTube stars boxing Although the fight ended in a draw, both men claimed to have won the contest and will now fight as recognised professionals by the California State Athletic Commission and with ten