The ‘Shark Tank’ investor and Dallas Mavericks owner’s remarks on Megyn Kelly’s podcast have got people talking. Mission accomplished.

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Like many public figures who identify as libertarian-leaning or ostensibly politically independent, Shark Tank investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban often walks a fine line between nuance and contrarianism. Take his recent New York Times Magazine interview with David Marchese, in which he reconciles his social-justice awakening with a mercenary eye on the bottom line.

That same duality was on display during his appearance this week on The Megyn Kelly Show podcast. Kelly dug deep into Cuban’s position on China, which enacted a yearlong ban on broadcasting NBA games that lifted just in time for the concluding two games of this year’s finals between the L.A. Lakers and Miami Heat. 

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Mark Cuban is once again pushing the idea that every American household should receive $1,000 bi-weekly stimulus checks for the next two months.



Mark Cuban wearing a blue shirt: NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 14: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Mark Cuban visits "Mornings With Maria" at Fox Business Network Studios on November 14, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)


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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 14: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Mark Cuban visits “Mornings With Maria” at Fox Business Network Studios on November 14, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

The billionaire investor says additional stimulus for Americans is just as paramount as it was at the start of the pandemic, claiming there are “two economies”, in which some are able to pay their bills and others cannot.

“Those without [help] are struggling badly,” he told CNBC this week. “We need to get them help.”

Cuban suggests a “use or lose it” approach where Americans would have to spend the funds within 10 days or they would lose the money. The approach is rooted in promoting spending to help

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DALLAS (NEXSTAR) — Billionaire Mark Cuban is pushing the idea of $1,000 stimulus checks being sent to American households every two weeks for the next two months.

The “Shark Tank” investor and Dallas Mavericks owner told CBNC it’s critical two help the “two economies” that exist. Cuban argues there’s one for those able to pay their bills and one for those who cannot.

“Those without [help] are struggling badly,” he told CNBC. “We need to get them help.”

Cuban wants a “use it or lose it” approach where families would have to spend the funds within 10 days to help stimulate local economies.

“Once businesses start having demand, even if they’re closed and working online, then there is a reason for them to be able to bring back employees and retain those employees if demand is sustained,” he said.

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DALLAS (NEXSTAR) — Billionaire Mark Cuban is pushing the idea of $1,000 stimulus checks being sent to American households every two weeks for the next two months.

The “Shark Tank” investor and Dallas Mavericks owner told CBNC it’s critical two help the “two economies” that exist. Cuban argues there’s one for those able to pay their bills and one for those who cannot.

“Those without [help] are struggling badly,” he told CNBC. “We need to get them help.”

Cuban wants a “use it or lose it” approach where families would have to spend the funds within 10 days to help stimulate local economies.

“Once businesses start having demand, even if they’re closed and working online, then there is a reason for them to be able to bring back employees and retain those employees if demand is sustained,” he said.

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Mark Cuban says we need $1,000 stimulus checks every two weeks for the next two months.

Here’s what you need to know.

Stimulus Checks

Cuban, the billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, renewed his call from May for bi-weekly second stimulus checks to help boost the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As he told CNBC, Cuban’s plan would be temporary and work like this:

  • All 128 million households could get a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks
  • The stimulus checks would be only for the next two months.
  • Recipients must spend the entire stimulus check within 10 days of receipt, or it expires. Cuban has called it “use it or lose it.”

Cuban believes that these stimulus checks can help spur consumer demand and consumer spending, particularly for non-essential

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(Bloomberg) — Outspoken billionaire Mark Cuban says the mayhem caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic has created business opportunities for those with the courage to try.



Mark Cuban standing in front of a stage: Mark Cuban, chairman and chief executive officer of Axs TV, speaks during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The event brings together investors, founders, and executives to foster innovation and drive growth within the tech industry.


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Mark Cuban, chairman and chief executive officer of Axs TV, speaks during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The event brings together investors, founders, and executives to foster innovation and drive growth within the tech industry.

Cuban’s comments came while he was being interviewed by Carlyle Group Inc. co-founder David Rubenstein on Bloomberg Television.

During the hourlong conversation, the owner of the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks talked about his childhood, meeting President Donald Trump and how Covid-19 is changing the world. Here were some key insights from the discussion on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations”:

When asked about how the NBA has come to tolerate his brashness,

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