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Michael Bloomberg Is Maybe Buying The Not-For-Sale Financial Times

All the way back in February of this year, Michael Wolff speculated that Michael Bloomberg was considering purchasing The Financial TimesHowever, a spokesperson for the FT quickly shut the door on that, when he told us that the paper “is not for sale.” Then in October, more rumors about Pearson putting the salmon business paper on the block emerged. Now the New York Times is again bringing up the Bloomberg - FT connection.

Citing “three people close to Mr. Bloomberg,” the Times reports that Bloomberg — along with Reuters, which Wolff called as well — is weighing the pros and cons of buying the FT. Apparently Bloomberg has been caught appreciating the paper and its layout quite a few times, and in typical Bloomberg fashion, even joked about how he’s one of the few people who would even consider purchasing a newspaper in today’s digitally-focused world:

‘Someone said the only people buying newspapers these days are billionaires with egos,’ Mr. Bloomberg recalled. ‘And then he looked at me and said, ‘Like you, Mike.’

Hahahaha! That’s a good one.

Despite all these rumors about who is buying the FT, there’s still that tiny issue of it not being officially for sale. But typically, when this many people start talking about something, there is some truth to it. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.