May 19, 2024

Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
Athletes’ ambitions don’t end when they leave the field of play. Now more than ever, players rightly see themselves as multi-faceted entrepreneurs, and seek ways to leverage their brands in everything from real estate to venture capital. “Athlete | Empire” presents the in-depth, intimate stories of these businesses, as told by the players themselves.
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Overdose deaths linked to synthetic opioids like fentanyl tripled among teenagers and went up five times among Black teens in the past two years, according to provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The nonprofit group Families Against Fentanyl compiled the data from the CDC, which said 2021 figures are incomplete because drug overdose deaths have a six-month lag in reporting time. Margaret Warner, from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, said, given the spike in drug use during the pandemic, it’s likely the 2021 death count will only rise. 


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