• A single mom of three kids started streaming on Microsoft's Mixer service earlier this year. In nine months, she's gained the same number of followers that she had from four years on Twitch

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Desiree Wright , a 37-year-old single mom of three kids, plays piano for thousands of people on Microsoft's Mixer streaming service.
    For years, Wright streamed her music on Amazon -owned Twitch , but she made the jump to Mixer earlier this year. There, she's gained roughly the same number of followers in nine months that she made in four years on Twitch.
    In an interview with Business Insider, Wright explained why she made the jump - and why she recommends anyone considering a career in streaming to try Mixer first.
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  • Investor: I'm bullish on US housing

    Investor: I'm bullish on US housing

    11 days ago - By CNBC

    Cole Smead of Smead Capital Management says 18 to 35 year olds are the biggest population group in America and this demographic is able to purchase homes but has not been willing to so far. He explains why he sees home sales picking up.
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  • A 9-year-old has been charged with murdering 5 people in a mobile home fire

    A 9-year-old has been charged with murdering 5 people in a mobile home fire

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    A 9-year-old child is charged with murder and arson after five people died in a mobile home park blaze in Illinois.
    On April 6, three toddlers and two adults died of smoke inhalation in a home in the Timberline mobile home park, 150 miles southwest of Chicago, the Peoria Journal Star reported.
    Woodford County state's attorney declined to identify the child on Tuesday, but said the coroner found the fire was started intentionally by someone who knew people were inside.
    The state's attorney told the Star the child wouldn't go to jail in any scenario, but may be "put on probation for at least...
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