Meet the rising players on Wall Street – Business Insider

Hi, I’m Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider. Welcome back to Insider Weekly, a roundup of some of our top stories. 
But first, we have a dispatch from Singapore. Our London bureau chief and international executive editor Spriha Srivastava has been there for the past week attending one of the major conferences in the region. Without further ado, let’s hear from Spriha…
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I was in Singapore this week as the country geared up for its first Grand Prix Formula One since the pandemic. There was so much excitement in the air, London bureau chief and international executive editor Spriha Srivastava writes.
Singapore also hosted a number of conferences this week. I was at the Milken Asia Summit, where I moderated two panels (you can watch them here). I also got a chance to meet and hear from key business leaders from around the world. 
Now, on to this week’s stories.
As Wall Street navigates volatile markets, fewer deals, and plummeting company valuations, Insider pinpointed the players on the rise despite the challenges — grabbing opportunities as they see them. 
We narrowed down the young professionals on the runway to success, even as banks and money managers brace for cutbacks. In conversations with these rising stars — including leaders from firms like JPMorgan, Blackstone, and Citadel Securities — they reflected on their successes, challenges, and best career advice.
Meet the 25 up-and-comers shaping the industry.
Homebuyers aren’t required to use a real-estate agent, but few buyers have the time or expertise to navigate the housing market on their own. And even though agents are the friendly face of a bewildering system, they can drive up the cost of homes by pushing for moves that will drive up their commissions.
As a result, Americans pay as much as $72 billion more a year for real-estate agents compared to homebuyers in other developed nations, robbing them of a significant portion of what is often the biggest investment of their lives.
Here’s how to avoid real estate’s most common rip-offs. 
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Alzheimer’s disease affects roughly 6.5 million Americans — and there is no cure. But a consequential new study around a new treatment may transform how pharmaceutical companies and doctors treat the disease.
The long-awaited results come from the companies Biogen and Eisai. The companies found their medication, called lecanemab, slowed the rate of cognitive decline by 27% in a trial of patients in the early stages of the disease.
Here’s how this may transform Alzheimer’s treatment.
For years, tech giants have allocated time and resources into pursuing radical, potentially world-changing projects (think self-driving cars, drones, or balloons that beam high-speed internet).
But recently, amid a gloomy economic climate, tech titans like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have begun pulling back on these kinds of experimental projects and “moonshot” ideas — or assigning them to the graveyard entirely.
Why Big Tech is going back to the basics. 
“You have to use the debt as a motivating factor. Looking at that debt and knowing that it was preventing me from starting my business and moving on with the life I wanted made me want to repay it faster.”
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