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17 tips for surviving your office holiday party
News 3 months ago
17 tips for surviving your office holiday party

Have fun, but don't get too wild. If you plan to attend an office holiday party this year, keep in mind that it's still a work event. One of the...

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17 financial perks of being the president of the United States
News 3 months ago
17 financial perks of being the president of the United States

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have unlimited access to Air Force One. The prestigious title of president of the United States...

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Billionaire Mike Bloomberg may look to sell his Wall Street data and media company if he runs for president
News 3 months ago
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg may look to sell his Wall Street data and media company if he runs for president

Michael Bloomberg told a radio interviewer this week that if he runs for president he will sell his financial data and news operation, or place it...

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Wall Street giant Bloomberg LP could be put up for sale if owner Mike decides to run for president
News 3 months ago
Wall Street giant Bloomberg LP could be put up for sale if owner Mike decides to run for president

Michael Bloomberg told a radio interviewer this week that if he runs for president he will sell his financial data and news operation, or place it...

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IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama explains his pitch to lure companies away from Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange
News 3 months ago
IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama explains his pitch to lure companies away from Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange

It hasn't been easy for upstart stock exchange IEX to lure companies from the big exchanges for its new listings business. IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama...

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Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says there's one especially 'frightening' difference between the lives of rich and non-rich people in America
News 3 months ago
Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says there's one especially 'frightening' difference between the lives of rich and non-rich people in America

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says he was surprised to learn that rich Americans have access to much better healthcare than the average person....

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People aren't paying their credit cards and more accounts are being shut down, and it could be a sign that 'economic clouds are darkening'
News 3 months ago
People aren't paying their credit cards and more accounts are being shut down, and it could be a sign that 'economic clouds are darkening'

Credit-card delinquencies, application rejections, and involuntary account closures are all on the upswing, according to a report from the Federal...

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Amazon's fleet of 767s is bad news for FedEx and UPS, Morgan Stanley says (AMZN, FDX, UPS)
News 3 months ago
Amazon's fleet of 767s is bad news for FedEx and UPS, Morgan Stanley says (AMZN, FDX, UPS)

Amazon's cargo planes are poised to take market share from UPS and FedEx, Morgan Stanley said. The online retailer had leased 40 Boeing 767 cargo...

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IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about disrupting Wall Street and the power of 'Flash Boys' on the upstart exchange
News 3 months ago
IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about disrupting Wall Street and the power of 'Flash Boys' on the upstart exchange

Brad Katsuyama, the CEO of upstart stock exchange IEX, didn't realize how hard disrupting Wall Street would be. Katsuyama, who came to prominence...

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Here's what Just Capital's CEO presented at IGNITION 2018 about investing in companies 'for good'
News 3 months ago
Here's what Just Capital's CEO presented at IGNITION 2018 about investing in companies 'for good'

Just Capital CEO Martin Whittaker gave a presentation on investing in "good" companies at Business Insider's IGNITION 2018 conference on Tuesday....

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The big tech stocks just lost $141 billion in market value. That's enough to buy McDonald's. (AAPL, FB, AMZN, NFLX, GOOGL, INTC, MSFT, NVDA, AMD)
News 3 months ago
The big tech stocks just lost $141 billion in market value. That's enough to buy McDonald's. (AAPL, FB, AMZN, NFLX, GOOGL, INTC, MSFT, NVDA, AMD)

The most widely watched tech stocks saw their collective market value drop by $141 billion on Tuesday amid a broader market sell-off. That amount...

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Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars
News 3 months ago
Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars

Fender has substantially updated its American Performer lineup, formerly known as American Special. The new line is the entry point to Fender made...

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This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island (EXPI)
News 3 months ago
This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island (EXPI)

If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty. In most respects, eXp is your...

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Amazon and Walmart have been battling for retail dominance for 15 years — and there’s no end in sight (WMT, AMZN)
News 3 months ago
Amazon and Walmart have been battling for retail dominance for 15 years — and there’s no end in sight (WMT, AMZN)

Walmart has been worried about Amazon for years, and it has forced Walmart to make some major changes to its e-commerce strategy. Those changes...

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An Andreessen Horowitz-backed company is launching a new way for investors to own a piece of a luxury dorm in South Carolina through digital token sales
News 3 months ago
An Andreessen Horowitz-backed company is launching a new way for investors to own a piece of a luxury dorm in South Carolina through digital token sales

A new company backed by investors including Andreessen Horowitz on Tuesday launched a token sale for a luxury student-housing complex near the...

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The salary you need to afford rent in every state, ranked
News 3 months ago
The salary you need to afford rent in every state, ranked

Renters have their work — or wallets — cut out for them. GoBankingRates recently revealed the salary renters need to afford rent for a single...

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Black Friday is projected to be the strongest in years — here's how retail stocks are reacting
News 4 months ago
Black Friday is projected to be the strongest in years — here's how retail stocks are reacting

Black Friday 2018 spending was projected to climb by 5.7% versus a year ago, which would be the fastest growth since 2011. Retail stocks were mixed...

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Lowe's has 'a big window of opportunity' after shutting down its underperforming stores, UBS says (LOW)
News 4 months ago
Lowe's has 'a big window of opportunity' after shutting down its underperforming stores, UBS says (LOW)

Lowe's on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings that beat on both the top and bottom lines but saw comparable sales miss Wall Street's estimates....

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Take a look inside Walgreens' futuristic store where it's plotting new ways to take on Amazon and CVS
News 4 months ago
Take a look inside Walgreens' futuristic store where it's plotting new ways to take on Amazon and CVS

We took a look at a Walgreens store where the drugstore giant pilots some of its new strategies to see what the future of the pharmacy might look...

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Amazon is reportedly looking to challenge Apple with its own mobile payments within stores
News 4 months ago
Amazon is reportedly looking to challenge Apple with its own mobile payments within stores

Amazon has been quietly working to get brick-and-mortar retailers to adopt its mobile payment system for in-store purchases, The Wall Street...

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Analyst says Nordstrom has become a 'victim of its own success' as customers ditch stores to shop on its website (JWN)
News 4 months ago
Analyst says Nordstrom has become a 'victim of its own success' as customers ditch stores to shop on its website (JWN)

Nordstrom's online business is thriving, but at least one analyst says it's happening at the expense of its physical stores. The online store has...

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Government regulators are banning menthol cigarettes and chipping away at flavored e-cigs — but not in the way some thought
News 4 months ago
Government regulators are banning menthol cigarettes and chipping away at flavored e-cigs — but not in the way some thought

Federal regulators on Thursday proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and a move to place flavored e-cigarettes like the Juul behind a stronger...

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A $580 phone from a small smartphone maker that competes against Apple and Samsung phones has been selling out at around 50% of T-Mobile stores nationwide
News 4 months ago
A $580 phone from a small smartphone maker that competes against Apple and Samsung phones has been selling out at around 50% of T-Mobile stores nationwide

Two weeks after launching, the OnePlus 6T smartphone has been selling out in about half of the T-Mobile stores nationwide due to high demand. That...

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The cannabis producer Canopy Growth is getting whacked after missing big on revenue (CGC)
News 4 months ago
The cannabis producer Canopy Growth is getting whacked after missing big on revenue (CGC)

Canopy Growth reported second-quarter revenue that missed even the lowest estimate by a wide margin. Shares fell more than 7% early Wednesday. The...

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Eddie Lampert's hedge fund lambasts Sears creditors for 'highly aggressive' plan to kill off the company once and for all (SHLD)
News 4 months ago
Eddie Lampert's hedge fund lambasts Sears creditors for 'highly aggressive' plan to kill off the company once and for all (SHLD)

Some of Sears' creditors are urging the company to liquidate and close all its stores. ESL Investments, the hedge fund led by Sears chairman Eddie...

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Sears pops after report says its closing in on a deal that could keep it open through the holidays
News 4 months ago
Sears pops after report says its closing in on a deal that could keep it open through the holidays

Sears filed for bankruptcy last month, saying it would close 142 US stores before year end. On Wednesday, the iconic US retailer said it is nearing...

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SoftBank committed another $3 billion to WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion
News 4 months ago
SoftBank committed another $3 billion to WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion

Japanese tech giant Softbank has committed an additional $3 billion to WeWork in a deal that would give the office sharing company a valuation of...

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Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant
News 4 months ago
Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant

Working Washington's Sterling Harders speaks to several hundred protesters outside the Amazon shareholders' meeting at the Seattle Art Museum in...

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Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2 (AMZN)
News 4 months ago
Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2 (AMZN)

Amazon's official announcement about its HQ2 decision has prompted a few questions about its upcoming Arlington, Virginia, location. Amazon posted...

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Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location — here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition (AMZN)
News 4 months ago
Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location — here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition (AMZN)

Nashville just emerged a winner from Amazon's drawn-out HQ2 competition. The capital of Tennessee didn't land an HQ2 location like Arlington,...

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