The off-season diet and workout plan that keeps one-handed NFL star Shaquem Griffin in shape

To prepare for a strong second-year performance in the league, Griffin tells The Wall Street Journal that he followed a strict diet and workout routine during his off-season. Shaquem Griffin is a Seattle Seahawks linebacker who, in 2018, made history as the first one-handed player to be drafted in the NFL. Linebacker Shaquem Griffin #49 and cornerback Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks head off the field following the game against the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field on December


To prepare for a strong second-year performance in the league, Griffin tells The Wall Street Journal that he followed a strict diet and workout routine during his off-season. Shaquem Griffin is a Seattle Seahawks linebacker who, in 2018, made history as the first one-handed player to be drafted in the NFL. Linebacker Shaquem Griffin #49 and cornerback Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks head off the field following the game against the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field on December
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The off-season diet and workout plan that keeps one-handed NFL star Shaquem Griffin in shape

(He doesn’t wear the prosthetic when he plays in NFL games, but just for his workouts.)

Three of those days they spent focusing on the upper body, while the other two days were spent focusing on the lower body. On upper body days, the 24-year-old, who had his hand amputated at 4 years old due to a congenital birth defect, says he would wear a prosthetic to do exercises like pull-ups, rows and 225-pound bench presses.

He explains that he and his twin brother and teammate, Shaquill Griffin, worked out five days a week for 90 minutes to two hours, in their hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida.

To prepare for a strong second-year performance in the league, Griffin tells The Wall Street Journal that he followed a strict diet and workout routine during his off-season.

Shaquem Griffin is a Seattle Seahawks linebacker who, in 2018, made history as the first one-handed player to be drafted in the NFL.

Linebacker Shaquem Griffin #49 and cornerback Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks head off the field following the game against the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field on December 10, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.

Some days, he says, he and his brother would go to their father’s car towing shop to do tire flips, or to push cars. To recover from their workouts, he says they would get massages twice a week and visit a chiropractor every other week.

In addition to following a strict workout routine, Griffin says he and his brother also hired a chef to help them develop a healthier diet. For breakfast, they would have six egg whites, sweet potatoes, turkey bacon and sausage. After a workout, they would eat a protein bowl filled with brown rice, broccoli and chicken or steak. For lunch or dinner, he says they would eat fish or baked chicken with brown rice and roasted vegetables.

Each day, they would eat four or five smaller meals, rather than three big meals.

“I used to eat whatever I wanted, but I realized food is my fuel and affects my performance and recovery,” says Griffin, who admitted that cheesecake is still his “cheat day” item at times.

Though making adjustments to your diet and lifestyle can be difficult, the 24-year-old says having his brother as his workout partner made his process a lot easier. “When one of us gets tired, the other one motivates to get in another rep and push harder,” he says. “We keep each other competitive.”

In a 2018 essay published by The Players’ Tribune, Griffin explained how he and his brother’s support for each other dates back to when they were kids. And that wasn’t the only family support he received. He writes that growing up, his dad never treated him any differently from his siblings, and he never allowed any of them to make excuses for why they couldn’t do something.

He recalls the time when he, his brother Shaquill and their older brother brother Andre would play football in the backyard with their dad.

“We had a couple of stacks of cinder blocks with a stick across the top, like a hurdle,” he writes. “And when we would run routes, we would have to jump over the hurdle and do other obstacles mid-route. Then my dad would throw us the ball, and he’d throw it hard, right at our chest. And every time we dropped it, he would say, ‘Nothing comes easy.'”

Though Griffin admits that he “hated those workouts,” he writes that the three-word motto from his dad, “Nothing comes easy,” never allowed him to quit.

“There were definitely times when I wanted to quit,” he writes. “Sometimes, when my dad threw the ball so hard that it bounced off my chest or it hit me in the face, I would be like, ‘I don’t wanna do this anymore.'”

In response, he says, his dad would tell him, “You’ll thank me one day.”

“At the time, I didn’t believe him,” he writes. “Now, I understand, and I thank him every chance I get, because all that work in the backyard helped me to develop the mentality that I can handle anything — that whatever you come at me with, I can come back at you even harder.”

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Artists thrive after showing at artist alley during New York Comic Con

Guests explore the Artist Alley during the New York Comic Con at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 03, 2019 in New York City. “I had legit like $20 left in my account,” Stoll said of her 2012 trip to New York Comic Con. A common addition to comic conventions, almost all of the major cons have a dedicated location like Artist Alley for creators. “Artist Alley has always been one of the most popular features of New York Comic Con,” Mike Negin, global comic talent manager at ReedPop, the


Guests explore the Artist Alley during the New York Comic Con at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 03, 2019 in New York City. “I had legit like $20 left in my account,” Stoll said of her 2012 trip to New York Comic Con. A common addition to comic conventions, almost all of the major cons have a dedicated location like Artist Alley for creators. “Artist Alley has always been one of the most popular features of New York Comic Con,” Mike Negin, global comic talent manager at ReedPop, the
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Artists thrive after showing at artist alley during New York Comic Con

Guests explore the Artist Alley during the New York Comic Con at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 03, 2019 in New York City.

On a chilly October day in 2012, Annie Stoll collected her portfolio, filled with CD package designs and poster art for several indie artists based in Buffalo, New York, as well as Star Wars fan art, and ventured into a portfolio review for pencil and ink illustrators at New York Comic Con.

A month later, she was working for Lucasfilm.

In just seven years, she has gone on to design “ugly” holiday sweaters for Lucasfilm, illustrate “Star Wars Rebels: Sabine: My Rebel Sketchbook,” provide artwork for a compilation book called “Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy” and even won a Grammy for her design work on the packaging of “Squeeze Box: The Complete Works Of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic.”

“I had legit like $20 left in my account,” Stoll said of her 2012 trip to New York Comic Con. “I spent my money getting prints and tickets.”

Stoll is just one of many artists that have reaped the benefit of New York Comic Con’s Artist Alley, a space within the convention where approved artists and writers can sell their prints, pins, books and stickers, as well as meet fans and sign autographs.

During the four-day convention this year, more than 200,000 people ventured through the Jacob Javits Center in New York City — and that’s not counting the hundreds of industry professionals roaming the halls between panels.

A common addition to comic conventions, almost all of the major cons have a dedicated location like Artist Alley for creators. While the area may get overshadowed by panels for “The Walking Dead,” “Watchmen” and “Star Trek,” it’s a massively popular destination for fans.

“Artist Alley has always been one of the most popular features of New York Comic Con,” Mike Negin, global comic talent manager at ReedPop, the company behind the convention, said. “Fans look forward to spending their time walking up and down the aisle either meeting their favorite creators or discovering someone new.”

Artist Alley has been a part of NYCC since it first began in 2006. The goal over the last 14 conventions has been to bring in diverse talent, artists who dabble in anime, traditional comics, caricatures or the abstract, and connect them to fans and their peers.

“Over the years, we’ve had new creators get noticed by editors and other professionals as they go through the aisles of Artist Alley looking for talent, which has led those creators to projects which allowed them to become super stars in the industry,” Negin said. “When placing creators at tables in Artist Alley, we’ve seen complete strangers meet for the first time and go on to become friends and collaborators on best-selling titles. There has even been two creators who met in NYCC Artist Alley and gone on to get engaged.”


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‘Million Dollar Listing’ star Ryan Serhant: The best piece of investing advice I ever got

Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell It Like Serhant,” knows a thing or two about money — he spends his time selling high-end real estate to some of the richest people in the world, after all. Serhant’s investing advice: ‘Invest in things you know’The best piece of investment advice I was ever given was to invest in things you know. And that includes investing in technology, investing in people who are inventors and creating things — both p


Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell It Like Serhant,” knows a thing or two about money — he spends his time selling high-end real estate to some of the richest people in the world, after all. Serhant’s investing advice: ‘Invest in things you know’The best piece of investment advice I was ever given was to invest in things you know. And that includes investing in technology, investing in people who are inventors and creating things — both p
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'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant: The best piece of investing advice I ever got

Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell It Like Serhant,” knows a thing or two about money — he spends his time selling high-end real estate to some of the richest people in the world, after all. But when it comes to his own money, he’s fairly conservative. He saves a lot, and he knows the value of a dollar. When it comes to investing, he sticks to a pretty simple strategy: Invest in what you know. Serhant recently sat down with the Grow team to discuss the most valuable investing advice he’s received, how he learned about money at a young age, and more. Here is his story, as told to senior reporter Sam Becker.

Serhant’s investing advice: ‘Invest in things you know’

The best piece of investment advice I was ever given was to invest in things you know. Things you use. Things you could see yourself using; things you actually like. Don’t invest in stuff that doesn’t interest you, because then you’re not going to follow up on it. You’re not going to be as active an investor. So, I invest in things or products that I enjoy, use, or think are really interesting. And that includes investing in technology, investing in people who are inventors and creating things — both physical products as well as software — [and] investing in real estate.

When it comes to real estate, I used to really think that to be a wise investor, you have to invest what you actually have to spend, so don’t spend more than you can afford. But I’ve found that to be incorrect. The best investments I’ve made are the ones that actually push me outside of my comfort level. Because you need to work more. You need to do more to actually get a return on this investment. And that’s worked really, really well for me.

‘The best investment I ever made’

The best investment I ever made: I invest in my business all the time. I invested in our YouTube vlog, and I think it’s funny because before I started the vlog on YouTube, everyone thought it was stupid and crazy. Including me. Actually, mostly me. I thought it was dumb. Just another form of social media. I was just sick and tired of it and I had no idea what it was going to do to our business. But it is a massive way of driving business and driving brand awareness. So, by investing the money that I did into the vlog, more people buy my book, more people buy the course, more people reach out to me to buy and sell homes.

Don’t invest in stuff that doesn’t interest you, because then you’re not going to follow up on it. You’re not going to be as active an investor. Ryan Serhant Real estate broker, author, and TV star

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NFL star Tom Brady’s Boston mansion is now on sale for $34 million — take a look inside

Celebrity couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have slashed the list price of their Boston-area mansion to $33.9 million. In August, the NFL star and supermodel first listed the home for $39.5 million, according to Realtor.com. In 2015, the five bedroom, five-bathroom home in Brookline, Massachusetts, which is about five miles from Boston, was custom-built by famous architect Richard Landry, who has also designed homes for other celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian. The 12,112-square-foot house


Celebrity couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have slashed the list price of their Boston-area mansion to $33.9 million. In August, the NFL star and supermodel first listed the home for $39.5 million, according to Realtor.com. In 2015, the five bedroom, five-bathroom home in Brookline, Massachusetts, which is about five miles from Boston, was custom-built by famous architect Richard Landry, who has also designed homes for other celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian. The 12,112-square-foot house
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NFL star Tom Brady's Boston mansion is now on sale for $34 million — take a look inside

Celebrity couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have slashed the list price of their Boston-area mansion to $33.9 million. In August, the NFL star and supermodel first listed the home for $39.5 million, according to Realtor.com.

In 2015, the five bedroom, five-bathroom home in Brookline, Massachusetts, which is about five miles from Boston, was custom-built by famous architect Richard Landry, who has also designed homes for other celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian.

The 12,112-square-foot house has amenities like a recreation room, wine room, gym, spa and three-car garage.

Take a look inside.


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WWE star John Cena says he’s never taken a vacation and will never retire

John Cena has been a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) since 2002. Now, at 42, Cena told NBC’s “Sunday Today” that he has no plans to retire from the franchise. “I will never walk away from the WWE,” Cena told Willie Geist on NBC’s “Sunday Today.” Cena told “Sunday Today.” But even after Cena hangs up his wrestling belts he said he plans to continue to perform “in any capacity” possible with the WWE.


John Cena has been a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) since 2002. Now, at 42, Cena told NBC’s “Sunday Today” that he has no plans to retire from the franchise. “I will never walk away from the WWE,” Cena told Willie Geist on NBC’s “Sunday Today.” Cena told “Sunday Today.” But even after Cena hangs up his wrestling belts he said he plans to continue to perform “in any capacity” possible with the WWE.
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WWE star John Cena says he's never taken a vacation and will never retire

John Cena has been a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) since 2002.

Now, at 42, Cena told NBC’s “Sunday Today” that he has no plans to retire from the franchise.

“I will never walk away from the WWE,” Cena told Willie Geist on NBC’s “Sunday Today.”

But that doesn’t mean Cena hasn’t thought about his future beyond wrestling — he said he has considered when and if the time would ever come for him to stop competing.

“When do I walk away with a sense of mental and physical sanity?” Cena told “Sunday Today.” “I’m right at that precipice.”

“I feel great, I’m in the best shape of my life,” he added. “It’s not that I couldn’t continue, but I think from this point on I run the risk of tipping that balance the wrong way.”

But even after Cena hangs up his wrestling belts he said he plans to continue to perform “in any capacity” possible with the WWE.

At the peak of Cena’s wrestling career, the grueling WWE schedule meant he would have to train constantly to stay in shape to perform in more than 250 shows a year.


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‘Million Dollar Listing’ star Ryan Serhant: How I learned about money

Ryan Serhant visits Build Brunch to discuss “SELL IT LIKE SERHANT: How to Sell More, Earn more, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine” at Build Studio on September 20, 2018, in New York City. Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell it Like Serhant,” sat down with Grow for the first installment of our new series in which we ask authors, TV personalities, CEOs, and more how they first learned about money. If we wanted money, we had to work for i


Ryan Serhant visits Build Brunch to discuss “SELL IT LIKE SERHANT: How to Sell More, Earn more, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine” at Build Studio on September 20, 2018, in New York City. Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell it Like Serhant,” sat down with Grow for the first installment of our new series in which we ask authors, TV personalities, CEOs, and more how they first learned about money. If we wanted money, we had to work for i
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'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant: How I learned about money

Ryan Serhant visits Build Brunch to discuss “SELL IT LIKE SERHANT: How to Sell More, Earn more, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine” at Build Studio on September 20, 2018, in New York City.

Real estate broker Ryan Serhant, star of the Bravo series “Million Dollar Listing” and “Sell it Like Serhant,” sat down with Grow for the first installment of our new series in which we ask authors, TV personalities, CEOs, and more how they first learned about money. Here is Serhant’s story, as told to senior reporter Sam Becker.

My work ethic: ‘If you work harder, you get more money’

My parents were smart with us. They taught us the value of the dollar and the value of hard work. I think that was the most important thing that they wanted us to understand. We never got money for free. It always had to come with some type of work. And it wasn’t just chores: It was manual labor, outside. It was shoveling for neighbors when it would snow, for example. If we wanted money, we had to work for it. That was instilled into my brain for as long as I can remember. My brothers and sisters all say the same thing. Our parents really, really, really pushed on us that if you want money you have to work for it, and if you work harder, you get more money. That’s it. It’s not that hard. That’s how you make it happen. Then with that money you can go and buy things that you want, or you can invest it or you can save it. You can do whatever you want.

If we wanted money, we had to work for it. That was instilled into my brain for as long as I can remember. Ryan Serhant Real estate broker, author, and TV star

My earning strategy: ‘Be yourself, know your stuff’

I distinctly remember what it was like to be in New York City in the summer of 2008 with no money. I had no idea how I was going to pay my rent come September 1. I had no idea how I was going to buy groceries. I had no idea what I was going to do. And that is a terrifying, sickening, awful feeling. If you’ve ever been that broke — anywhere, but especially in New York City where everything is really expensive — I feel for you. You know what I’m talking about. That is really what pushed me to get into real estate. I had a friend who said, “Listen, it doesn’t cost anything, just get your real estate license, go out there, and start advising people and showing people rental apartments. You don’t have to buy anything. You don’t have to do anything. All you have to do is be yourself, know your stuff, and people will pay you a fee for showing them apartments.” And that’s what I did. And it worked. I got my first rental commission and it was like $500. I was like, “Yes, 500 bucks! Awesome!” And my next one was $700 and then $1,000, and it grew slowly from there.

My savings secret: ‘I always have a massive, massive rainy day fund’


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‘The Irishman’ star Robert De Niro accused of ‘abusive and sexist’ comments in $12 million gender discrimination lawsuit by former assistant

Robert De Niro was slapped with a gender discrimination lawsuit Thursday by his former female executive assistant, who claims the “Taxi Driver” star lobbed “abusive and sexist comments” toward her, and engaged in “inappropriate conduct” that included “gratuitous unwanted physical contact.” “De Niro made demands of Ms. Robinson that he never imposed on males,” said Robinson’s lawyer, Alexandra Harwin of the firm Sanford Heisler Sharp. “De Niro’s treatment of Ms. Robinson was inappropriate, demean


Robert De Niro was slapped with a gender discrimination lawsuit Thursday by his former female executive assistant, who claims the “Taxi Driver” star lobbed “abusive and sexist comments” toward her, and engaged in “inappropriate conduct” that included “gratuitous unwanted physical contact.” “De Niro made demands of Ms. Robinson that he never imposed on males,” said Robinson’s lawyer, Alexandra Harwin of the firm Sanford Heisler Sharp. “De Niro’s treatment of Ms. Robinson was inappropriate, demean
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'The Irishman' star Robert De Niro accused of 'abusive and sexist' comments in $12 million gender discrimination lawsuit by former assistant

Robert De Niro was slapped with a gender discrimination lawsuit Thursday by his former female executive assistant, who claims the “Taxi Driver” star lobbed “abusive and sexist comments” toward her, and engaged in “inappropriate conduct” that included “gratuitous unwanted physical contact.”

De Niro and his corporate alter ego, Canal Productions, subjected his longtime assistant Graham Chase Robinson “to years of gender discrimination and harassment,” Robinson alleges in the suit filed in Manhattan federal court, which also claims he shorted her on overtime pay.

“She eventually quit because she could no longer endure the hostile work environment,” according to Robinson’s suit, which seeks at least $12 million in damages.

The complaint contains a link to a profanity-laden voicemail De Niro allegedly left her in which he raged, “How dare you f—ing disrespect me?”

“De Niro made demands of Ms. Robinson that he never imposed on males,” said Robinson’s lawyer, Alexandra Harwin of the firm Sanford Heisler Sharp.

“De Niro’s treatment of Ms. Robinson was inappropriate, demeaning, abusive, and intolerable, and he needs to be held accountable.”

Tom Harvey, an attorney for De Niro, ridiculed the claims. “The allegations made by Graham Chase Robinson against Robert De Niro are beyond absurd,” he said in a statement.

The suit comes two months after De Niro’s Canal Productions sued Robinson in New York state court.

That complaint accuses her of misappropriating “hundreds of thousands of dollars” for personal expenses on Canal’s American Express card, converting millions of frequent flyer miles belonging to the company for her personal use, improperly reimbursing herself for personal and luxury items, and submitting “false information in order to be paid for” for 96 days of unused vacation.

That first suit also claims Robinson, who was paid $300,000 annually by the time she quit in April 2019 after more than a decade of working for De Niro, “loafed during working hours, binge-watching astounding hours of TV shows on Netflix.”

Robinson’s own lawsuit fires back at those accusations, saying the legal action against her is made up of “concocted false allegations” that were designed to “inhibit Ms. Robinson from pursuing her claims, destroy her reputation, and obliterate her job prospects.”

Robinson’s lawyer Harwin called DeNiro’s suit “a naked act of retribution and intimidation.”

Robinson’s suit comes as De Niro, who once played infamous Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, is starring in two big new movies: “Joker,” which opens Friday, and “The Irishman,” directed by Martin Scorsese, a longtime collaborator of the Academy Award-winning actor. “The Irishman” is generating Oscar buzz and will premiere in theaters and on Netflix next month.

A Netflix spokeswoman declined to comment, referring questions to De Niro’s spokesman.

Robinson alleges that she was underpaid because she was a woman, called a “bitch” and a “brat” by De Niro, subjected to jokes by him about “his Viagra prescription,” and suggested she “could get pregnant using sperm” from a married male co-worker.

The suit also claims De Niro “urinated during phone calls with her and met her wearing only his pajamas or a bathrobe,” directed her to “scratch his back,” that he “also stood idly by while his friend slapped Ms. Robinson on her buttocks,” and he had her put away his clothes, and vacuum his apartment.

“Robert De Niro is someone who has clung to old mores. He does not accept the idea that men should treat women as equals,” the suit says.

“He does not care that gender discrimination in the workplace violates the law. Ms. Robinson is a casualty of this attitude.”


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Gwen Stefani sold her Beverly Hills mansion for $21.65 million — take a look inside

Gwen Stefani, star of “The Voice” on NBC, sold her Beverly Hills, California estate for $21.65 million. Stefani first listed the home in 2017 for $35 million, according to Realtor.com, but reduced the price to $25 million earlier this year. Built in 1998 and renovated in 2003, the 15,018-square-foot estate has seven bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms. Stefani is known for her bold style, which can also be seen in the home. A black-and-white foyer leads to a living and dining room, separated in the c


Gwen Stefani, star of “The Voice” on NBC, sold her Beverly Hills, California estate for $21.65 million. Stefani first listed the home in 2017 for $35 million, according to Realtor.com, but reduced the price to $25 million earlier this year. Built in 1998 and renovated in 2003, the 15,018-square-foot estate has seven bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms. Stefani is known for her bold style, which can also be seen in the home. A black-and-white foyer leads to a living and dining room, separated in the c
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Gwen Stefani sold her Beverly Hills mansion for $21.65 million — take a look inside

Gwen Stefani, star of “The Voice” on NBC, sold her Beverly Hills, California estate for $21.65 million.

Stefani first listed the home in 2017 for $35 million, according to Realtor.com, but reduced the price to $25 million earlier this year. She originally purchased the home with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale for $13.25 million in 2006.

Built in 1998 and renovated in 2003, the 15,018-square-foot estate has seven bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms.

Take a look inside.

Stefani is known for her bold style, which can also be seen in the home. “The entire style of the house is a visual delight,” the co-listing by Craig Knizek of The Agency and Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury, says. “It’s a cozy and homey Museum of Modern Art.”

A black-and-white foyer leads to a living and dining room, separated in the center by a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-10-03  Authors: taylor locke
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Companies could flock to list in Hong Kong if the US blocks investments in China

Companies could flock to list in Hong Kong or Chinese domestic markets if the U.S. places restrictions on investments in China, according to analysts. The White House is reportedly considering some curbs on U.S. investments in China, amid the prolonged trade dispute between the two countries. That includes delisting Chinese stocks in the United States, and limiting investments of government pension funds in the Chinese market. “But if they did do that, I think a lot of companies will come to Hon


Companies could flock to list in Hong Kong or Chinese domestic markets if the U.S. places restrictions on investments in China, according to analysts. The White House is reportedly considering some curbs on U.S. investments in China, amid the prolonged trade dispute between the two countries. That includes delisting Chinese stocks in the United States, and limiting investments of government pension funds in the Chinese market. “But if they did do that, I think a lot of companies will come to Hon
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Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-09-30  Authors: weizhen tan
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Companies could flock to list in Hong Kong if the US blocks investments in China

The New York Stock Exchange building is seen adorned with banners on September 19, 2014 as Chinese giant Alibaba makes its Wall Street debut.

Companies could flock to list in Hong Kong or Chinese domestic markets if the U.S. places restrictions on investments in China, according to analysts.

The White House is reportedly considering some curbs on U.S. investments in China, amid the prolonged trade dispute between the two countries. That includes delisting Chinese stocks in the United States, and limiting investments of government pension funds in the Chinese market.

If that comes to pass, it could affect not just the Chinese, but also U.S. markets, said EY’s Ringo Choi, Asia Pacific IPO leader.

“It would … hurt everyone,” he said. “But if they did do that, I think a lot of companies will come to Hong Kong, plus list in domestic markets like STAR board.” Choi was referring to China’s Nasdaq-style tech board that was launched in July — named the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or “STAR Market.”

U.S. stocks dropped on Friday after the reports. Shares of Alibaba, Baidu and other Chinese companies listed in the U.S. plunged following the news.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-09-30  Authors: weizhen tan
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‘This Old House’ star Bob Vila on finding success by accident

It was 1978 and a then-30-year-old Bob Vila had just launched his own company, renovating and restoring antique houses in New England. “I was really focused at the time on building my business,” Bob Vila, the former TV host of “This Old House,” tells CNBC Make It. “Back then, I had no interest in doing a TV show,” Vila, now 73, says. “Then a year later, the producer called again and said that we got funding and we are going to buy an old house and fix it up and will you do it with us?” On Feb. 2


It was 1978 and a then-30-year-old Bob Vila had just launched his own company, renovating and restoring antique houses in New England. “I was really focused at the time on building my business,” Bob Vila, the former TV host of “This Old House,” tells CNBC Make It. “Back then, I had no interest in doing a TV show,” Vila, now 73, says. “Then a year later, the producer called again and said that we got funding and we are going to buy an old house and fix it up and will you do it with us?” On Feb. 2
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Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-09-24  Authors: jade scipioni
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'This Old House' star Bob Vila on finding success by accident

It was 1978 and a then-30-year-old Bob Vila had just launched his own company, renovating and restoring antique houses in New England.

“I was really focused at the time on building my business,” Bob Vila, the former TV host of “This Old House,” tells CNBC Make It.

So when he was approached by a TV producer who had seen one of his renovations featured in a local paper and was asked to shoot a pilot for a possible home improvement show, the idea didn’t pique his interest at first.

“Back then, I had no interest in doing a TV show,” Vila, now 73, says.

But eventually Vila changed his mind. “It seemed like a wonderful opportunity to publicize my work” and gain more clients, Vila says.

After shooting a few pilot episodes though, Vila didn’t hear anything about the show for months.

“Then a year later, the producer called again and said that we got funding and we are going to buy an old house and fix it up and will you do it with us?” Vila says.

Vila agreed and spent the next four months live-taping every step of his home improvement projects.

“It was pretty complicated to tape a renovation of a house, which normally would take a year and try to do it in a matter of months,” says Vila, who spoke to CNBC Make It while promoting his partnership with Quinstreet, which manages Vila’s Find a Pro Network.

On Feb. 20, 1979, the first episode of “This Old House” debuted on the Public Broadcasting Service Network in Boston, and after 13 weeks on the air, the show was nominated for a regional Emmy award.

“I won it too,” Vila says, “It was a little thing because it was the regional Emmy’s, but that eventually snowballed into a media career that I could have never foreseen.”


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-09-24  Authors: jade scipioni
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