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Ken Griffin Cans Steve Cohen’s Brother-In-Law

Because everyone at Citadel not named Ken Griffin will be fired eventually.

If you own these funds, you are an investor in the major gunmakers

Major funds invested in gun stocks include the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, iShares Russell 2000 ETF and Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF. The gun stocks tend to comprise a very small fraction of the entire fund.        

Warren Buffett's big annual letter is almost here — here are the most important things to look out for (BRKA, BRKB)

Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders will be published around 7:45 a.m. ET on Saturday. Analysts at Morgan Stanley are paying attention to Buffett's thoughts on succession and tax reform, among other topics. Follow Business...Show More Summary

4 reasons it’s smart to buy a used cellphone

Buying a used phone can cut your device costs in half, but the appeal goes beyond price.        

Dropbox Files S1 with $1B Revenue, Lots of Restricted Stock

Dropbox, the 11-year-old file storage service, filed to go public in a half-billion-dollar IPO led by Goldman Sachs, with 22.1 million common shares pledged to a program of restricted stock awards for founders, including CEO Andrew Houston.

Afternoon Coffee: Bon Secours to Merge with Mercy Health, U.S. Tells India to Cut Tariffs

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The Bon Secours Health System announced plans Thursday to merge with Cincinnati-based Mercy Health. U.S. businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs as the country moves to protect its Make-in-India drive through higher customs duties. Show More Summary

Dropbox uploads its biggest document yet: Read its IPO filing

It must be a Friday afternoon because a major technology company has decided to dump some news. Dropbox has officially filed its initial public offering to be listed as a common stock on the Nasdaq, under the ticker “DBX.” Last month...Show More Summary

General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 billion

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for nearly $8 billion to tap demand for natural pet food and offset falling sales for processed items. Aleksandra Michalska reports.        

Lawler: "Census: Population Growth Slowed Slightly in 2017: Immigration Uncertainty Clouds Outlook"

From housing economist Tom Lawler: Census: Population Growth Slowed Slightly in 2017: Immigration Uncertainty Clouds OutlookAt the end of last year the Census Bureau released its estimate of the US population for July 1, 2017 and its updated estimates for previous years (the so-called “Vintage 2017” estimates). Show More Summary

TV This Week, Feb. 25-March 3: A Dylan doc, new comedies and more

SUNDAY It’s all over but the closing ceremony at the “2018 Winter Olympics” in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 5 and 8 p.m. NBC See which “celebrity” is the “winner” on the season “finale” of “Celebrity Big Brother.” Julie Chen “hosts.” 8 p.m. CBS Loose lips: “The Women Tell All” on a special episode...

BBH New York Hires Matthew Anderson as Chief Growth Officer

Anderson arrives at BBH from Marina Maher Communications, where led agency growth and marketing initiatives as executive vice president, chief marketing officer.

Where the landscape painting takes some imaginative turns

At Baert Gallery in downtown Los Angeles, works by Francesca Gabbiani and Iliodora Margellos form one of the best two-artist exhibitions in recent memory.

Bonds Break 7-Week Losing Streak But Credit Cracks Start To Appear

A week of turmoiling up and down in rates and stocks... for not very much... On the day we saw the same old pattern of gap up open, then weakness... but this time the latter half of the day saw buying, not selling...   The Dow and Small...Show More Summary

Woman Rams Car Into Security Barrier Outside White House

The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman driving minivan drove into a security barrier near the White House, and was immediately apprehended by the Secret Service. According to the Secret Service Twitter account, the...Show More Summary

Planning Commission backs 38-story tower with parking for 860 cars in Historic Core

It’s been in the works for years now Los Angeles city planning commissioners on Thursday unanimously signed off on plans to build a 38-story condominium tower in Downtown LA’s Historic Core. Developer Barry Shy has been working on the project, named SB Omega, for more than five years. Show More Summary

Accomplice pleads guilty to hiding body in Arizona Realtor murder case

Alfredo Blanco was charged with the murder of Arizona Realtor Sid Cranston, Jr. Now, Blanco's accomplice, William Glenn Sanders, 55, has pleaded guilty before Mohave County Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert for his role in Cranston's death, which includes tampering with physical evidence and the concealment of a dead body, according to court documents...

Politics, complexity, and confusion in the social media sphere

(February 23, 2018 03:45 PM, by Alberto Mingardi) Very few people have used the seemingly sensible argument that there is little use in arguing against public debt when borrowing is so cheap. "El vulgo admira mas lo confuso que lo complejo." My rough translation: the people admire... (0 COMMENTS)

Listen up Airbnb hosts: Here’s how to use your rental income to refinance your mortgage

Fannie Mae now allows borrowers to use Airbnb rental income as part of the income qualification to refinance their home loans

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