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One of last year's biggest tech IPOs is getting smoked (PSTG)

Pure Storage, one of the biggest tech IPOs last year, is getting smoked Friday morning after getting downgraded a week ahead of its earnings. The flash storage provider's stock is now down over 16% as of Friday afternoon (EST), trading...Show More Summary

Aspiring 'finance bros' may have a hard time getting a job at the world's biggest hedge fund

Anyone living in New York City is familiar with the stereotypical "finance bro" — the young guy with a job on Wall Street who acts like he never left his frat house. According to former entry-level employees who spoke to Business Insider,...Show More Summary

Here comes the Baker Hughes rig count ... (WTI, OIL, VDE, BHI)

Baker Hughes will publish its weekly count of US oil and gas rigs just after 1 p.m. ET. The tally has climbed for seven straight weeks. The oil rig count last week jumped by 15 to 396, the highest level since February 26. Producers have...Show More Summary

GOLDMAN: Hedge funds are betting billions that these 19 stocks are going to get demolished

Hedge funds love making waves. One of the easiest ways to make waves is to announce a huge bet against a giant company. In Goldman Sachs' quarterly Hedge Fund Trend Monitor, the analysts round up the biggest splashes the hedge fund industry...Show More Summary

Banana Republic is destroying Gap

Gap Inc. is falling apart — and Banana Republic is its weakest link. In the second quarter, the parent company of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic saw sales slip 2%, the company announced on Thursday. Out of its three core brands,Show More Summary

The hedge fund industry is trying to get rid of its biggest problem

The hedge fund industry has a crowding problem. There are, it seems, too many hedge funds making too many of the same bets. As a result, hedge fund performance has lagged relative to broad stock indexes. But according to Goldman Sachs'...Show More Summary

PRESENTING: The 9 stocks that matter most to hedge funds

Presenting: the hedge fund darlings of 2016. Goldman Sachs recently published its ltest Very Important Position (VIP) list of stocks that appear the most among the funds' largest 10 holdings. One disclaimer: the list was compiled based on recent 13-F filings hedge funds made. Show More Summary

Vancouver's crazy housing market is melting down

Vancouver's frothy housing market appears to be melting down. Home sales in August are down sharply compared to a year ago, reports Jill Slattery at Global News. Slattery cites data from MLS listings, which show that sales in West Vancouver fell 94% year-on-year from August 1 to 14. Show More Summary

Healthcare companies may be tricking people into Obamacare (AET)

Unnamed healthcare providers may be steering patients towards Obamacare instead of Medicare and Medicaid, according to a release from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS, the government organization in charge of...Show More Summary

The dollar is climbing

The dollar is climbing. The US dollar index is up by 0.3% at 94.42 as of 6:33 a.m. ET. Notably, on Thursday, Nautilus Investment Research's Tom Leveroni and Shourui Tian argued that the d ollar is "poised to signal a major long-termShow More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, db, scty, gps)

Here is what you need to know. Crude oil is back in a bull market. West Texas Intermediate crude oil holds little changed near $48.25 per barrel. On Thursday, the energy component hit a six-week high, and regained bull market territory...Show More Summary

A Deutsche Bank whistleblower just pulled a gutsy move to highlight what's wrong with Wall Street

Eric Ben-Artzi is a brave man.  The former Deutsche Bank risk officer was one of three whistleblowers who reported improper accounting at the German bank to regulators in 2010 and 2011. In 2015, the SEC imposed a $55 million fine against...Show More Summary

This helpful chart reveals if a robot is coming for your job

Do you spend a lot of time on predictable physical work, data processing, or data collecting? We’ve got some bad news. A McKinsey report from Michael Chui, James Manyika, and Mehdi Miremadi says analyzing work activities rather thanShow More Summary

The Justice Department is ending its use of private prisons and the country’s largest one is tanking on the stock market

On August 18, the Department of Justice announced the end of private prisons after they were reported to be less safe and less effective than government-run prisons.  Follow BI Video:   On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says he's seeing customers 'pause' because of Brexit (CSCO)

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says he's seeing a "pause" in UK customers due to the uncertainty around Brexit, although he downplayed its impact on the broader European market. During the earnings call Wednesday, Robbins said: "What we saw from a Brexit perspective is exactly what you would expect. Show More Summary

Iran's pharmaceutical ambitions are a Catch 22

Iran's pharmaceutical industry has found itself in a catch-22. On the one hand, the country is trying to grow its pharmaceutical exports and attract investment in the industry. But on the other hand, an increase in output could potentially...Show More Summary

It’s only going to get harder for new apps to get noticed

It’s harder than ever for a new app to stand out. People simply aren’t using as many apps as they used to, and recent research has shown that the top 1% of the App Store’s paid app publishers collect 94% of the platform’s revenue. Essentially,...Show More Summary

REPORT: Och-Ziff considered selling part of itself to PIMCO

A multi-billion hedge fund firm considered selling itself earlier this year amid a government investigation, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Och-Ziff Capital Management considered selling part of itself to other asset managers,...Show More Summary

A new study is one of the few to find a direct link between the number of universities in a country and its economic health

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research discovered an established link between the number of universities in a country and its gross domestic product (GDP). The comprehensive study, titled " The Economic Impact...Show More Summary

Crude oil is scaling out of a bear market (WTI, OIL, VDE)

Crude oil is scaling out of a bear market. Futures have rallied nearly 22% since the recent bottom on August 2, when they fell below $40. On Thursday, West Texas Intermediate crude futures in New York climbed 2.8% to $48.11 per barrel,...Show More Summary

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