VideoThis Valentine's Day, whileevery other jewelry brand in America playsinto the old cliches about love, care, and romance, Pandora is taking a decidedly different tack. With their hilarious new ad, Pandorapositions itself as a magic gem formen who have not loved, cared, or romanced enough. Have a look and I'llbreak [...]
It’s tax season in the United States, and financial service startup Digit has launched a feature designed to automate savings from tax refunds. Working with the Duke University nonprofit CommonCents Lab, the company leverages behavioral economics and technology to help you automatically put away a predetermined amount of your tax return. According to the Internal Revenue […]
Bay Area rapper G-Eazy has consistently built a fan base through grassroots marketing and consistency, resulting in 44 sold out tour dates, a Billboard topping album, and a spot of the 2016 Cash Princes list.
This year’s stock-market correction reminds us once again that forecasting is folly. We have discussed this many times before (see this, this and this) so suffice it to say that the evidence is in: humans have no ability to say what will occur in the future. Show More Summary
A lot of big retailers have special buying and membership programs -- even special sites -- exclusively for business owners. Check out this list of retailers you may not have been aware had these programs.
In Redfin’s newest report on the Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016, a few key points stand out. It wasn’t a simple task to be listed. Redfin analysts studied access to public transit, affordability and the aesthetic desirability of the neighborhood. ...
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Mylan, the generic drugmaker, has had its eye on a multi-billion takeover for a long time. Last year the company went after Perrigo, a company that makes over-the-counter medications, with a $26 billion offer. Perrigo's shareholders didn't bite. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing Co properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The investigation involves...Show More Summary
Back in 2012, BNP Paribas exited the North American reserve-based lending market, when it sold its RBL unit to Wells in an effort to shore up its balance sheet amid the turmoil generated by the eurozone debt crisis. A little over two years later, in the fall of 2014, BNP got back into the RBL game in the US. Show More Summary
While broad-based contagion from Deustche Bank's disintegration is clear in European, US, and Asian bank risk, there is another major financial institution whose counterparty risk concerns just went vertical... Credit Suisse... With the stock at 27-year lows, it appears investors are seriously questioning Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam’s restructuring plans.
A swirl of coal cars in Norfolk, Virginia: Train cars filled with coal are stationed in Norfolk, Virginia. Operated by the Norfolk Southern corporation, Lamberts Point Pier 6 is the largest coal-loading station in the Northern Hemisphere...Show More Summary
It's time for coaches to start striking a little fear into their players, and for parents to start holding themselves and their kids accountable for bad behavior. There's been too much taunting, too much trash talking and too many people in the prep sports world choosing confrontation instead of...
Artificial intelligence startup Diffbot announced today that it scored a $10 million series A round led by Tencent, Felicis Ventures, and Amplify Ventures. The Palo Alto-based company says its technology “uses computer vision and NLP...Show More Summary
Virtual reality is becoming increasingly popular, with many people creating their own content. inVR is a new platform for sharing and discovering user-generated virtual reality experiences. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at The American Genius
Even though tattoos are making strides in cultural acceptance, there are still places where you won’t get hired if you have visible body art. It’s time to take down the barriers and stop looking at body art when hiring. If they’ve got...Show More Summary
This week, Swivelfly will launch and introduce their never before seen furniture–as–a–service business model. This will be the industries first ever furniture subscription service that allows businesses to choose from ready made, curated...Show More Summary
After many years in the investment newsletter business, I've been fortunate enough to build quite a following -- particularly in my premium income advisory, The Daily Paycheck. And one thing