18-Year-Old Quinton Byfield Becomes Highest-Drafted Black Hockey Player in NHL History

An 18-year-old Black hockey player has made history in a sport that has very few Blacks!

Quinton Byfield, who played the center position for the Ontario Hockey League’s Sudbury Wolves, was drafted No.2 overall by the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night. That makes him the highest-drafted Black player in National Hockey League (NHL) history, according to ESPN.

Byfield is a native of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. His father, Clinton, is originally from Jamaica.

Previously, the highest selection for a Black player was the fourth pick, which was achieved two times. San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane (2009, Atlanta Thrashers) and Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones (2013, Nashville Predators) were the previously highest-drafted Black players in the NHL, at No. 4.

“Being in the record books for anything is definitely super special, but that especially,” Byfield said. “My dad and mom didn’t play hockey or didn’t have too much knowledge Read the rest

How and why to host virtual parties for ecommerce businesses

Like any business, the key to success in selling your products in an ecommerce business is building relationships. If you have been looking for a way to connect with more customers, it might be a good idea to host virtual parties to generate interest and excitement in your business.

In this post, we’ll explore how and why you should implement virtual parties for ecommerce businesses into your strategy so you can make more money and build your fanbase.

Getting started with a successful virtual party

Virtual parties have become a popular sales method thanks to social media platforms, like Facebook and Instagram. Anyone can do a Facebook Live and invite people from around the world to get together and sell products. It’s the modern version of the classic Tupperware party.

But hosting a virtual party for your ecommerce business requires more than a sales pitch. Including games and prizes, … Read the rest

How To Take Advantage of Private Market Investing

Individual investors — often called “retail” investors — are wielding more power in the public markets than ever before.

A flurry of innovation from the past couple of decades (low-fee index funds, no-fee trading, gamified mobile investing apps, etc.) has given millions of new investors a firm foothold in a world previously dominated by massive institutions, often literally moving the market in the process.

There’s just one problem: the stock market isn’t where institutional investor portfolios have had the biggest advantage over individual investor portfolios.

It’s the world of private market assets (think: private equity, venture capital, commercial real estate, etc.) where pension funds, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds have continued to sow billions of dollars annually while individual investors are left on the sidelines.

Source: 2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Pension Assets Study; 2016 National Association of College and University Business Officers; Money Management Institute, “Distribution of Alternative Investments
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Young people return to their parents’ homes in the US due to COVID-19

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

This story originally appeared on Alto Nivel

By Antonio Sandoval

For the first time in nine decades , young adults have returned to parental homes at a rate not seen since the Great Depression era of the 1930s , according to an analysis by the Pew Research Center with data from the United States Census Bureau.

The obvious cause was the loss of job or decrease in income that the pandemic brought with it. According to the source, at the end of July the total number of young adults who lived with one of their parents or with both grew to 26.6 million , which meant an increase of 2.6 million compared to February , just before the devastating impact of the pandemic in the world’s

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