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Trader Digest: The Million Dollar NBA Highlights

This week in trader digest, people have been spending more than $230 million buying and trading NBA highlights, the David Beckham-backed Cannabis firm was up 310%, and Mr. Potato head goes gender neutral.

WHAT WE’RE READING

Fallen Diamond Billionaire Loses Bid to Stop India Extradition
‘One-time diamond tycoon Nirav Modi lost a bid to challenge his extradition from the U.K. to India, where he’s wanted on charges that he orchestrated the largest bank fraud in the country’s history.’ BLOOMBERG

Mr. Potato Head Brand Goes Gender Neutral in Hasbro Overhaul
‘Hasbro Inc. is dropping “mister” from the Mr. Potato Head brand to make the popular toy line gender neutral and appeal to a broader base of consumers.’ BLOOMBERG

Here’s How Much Wealth You Need to Join the Richest 1% Globally
‘Joining the ranks of the richest 1% is never easy, but it’s especially hard in Monaco.’ BLOOMBERG

This 105-Year-Old Beat Covid. She Credits Gin-Soaked Raisins.
‘Lucia DeClerck, the oldest resident of her New Jersey nursing home, tested positive for the virus on her 105th birthday, one day after her second vaccine shot.’ NYTIMES

A 139-Year-Old Victorian House Was Moved Through the Streets Of San Francisco
‘The move drew an excited crowd of onlookers who came out to watch a truck slowly and carefully pull the historic house through the streets.’ BUZZ FEED

People Have Spent More Than $230 Million Buying and Trading Digital Collectibles of NBA Highlights
‘A LeBron James highlight sold for $200,000. A Zion Williamson edition went for a little less than that. The National Basketball Association has officially aligned itself for the future of the trading card marketplace, and currently, this game is sold out’ CNBC

Shares in David Beckham-Backed Cannabis Firm Up 310% in Early Trading Frenzy
‘A trading frenzy sent shares in Cellular Goods up four-fold as the synthetic cannabinoid company launched on the London Stock Exchange today.’ EVENING STANDARD

WHAT WE’RE LISTENING TO

The Future is Here Now
‘We are in the midst of a digital revolution, where the line between our physical world and cyberspace is blurring.’ FINANCIAL TIMES

The Life and Death of Robert Maxwell
‘In 1991, the tycoon Robert Maxwell died in circumstances that have yet to be fully explained. Thirty years on, his legacy is still being felt.’ THE GUARDIAN

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING

Can't Get You Out of My Head
‘Love, power, money, ghosts of empire, conspiracies, artificial intelligence – and You. An emotional history of the modern world by Adam Curtis.’ BBC IPLAYER