Wall Street banks are well-aware of the potential change technology could bring to its field — and new data shows they don't want to miss out on a chance to team up with financial tech startups early on. According to CB Insights, big...Show More Summary
Only a few weeks after The Wall Street Journal reported a $350 million deal between blood-testing startup Theranos and Safeway had fallen apart, Safeway has started a new partnership with one of Theranos' biggest competitors. Theranos,...Show More Summary
Growing expectations of further action from the ECB fuelled market moves in Europe, while action on Wall Street was lacklustre.
That's not a gundam, that's grandma. Tupungato / Shutterstock.com The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating post about Japan's growing “silver market.” This market is about keeping old people out of retirement and in jobs for as long as possible. Show More Summary
Tomorrow is the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, when our focus is meant to be on helping others instead of our selves to another piece of leftover pie. #GivingTuesday, as it's known, is a national day of giving that the 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation created a few years ago, and it seems to be catching on. Show More Summary
Compared to running a startup, being chief financial officer of Citigroup or president of the Bank of America's wealth management division is a "breeze." That's according to Sallie Krawcheck, one of the most recognizable women on Wall...Show More Summary
Around the world -- and in Paris -- thousands took to the streets to demand action on climate change. The post Hundreds Of Thousands March For Climate In Record-Breaking Day Of Action appeared first on ThinkProgress.
US stocks edge lower in afternoon trade as traders eye holiday shopping trends.
Nearly a decade ago, I wrote an article about how workers in a peculiar American industry were beginning to worry about subprime home loans. They were Wall Street lawyers who specialized in a dark financial art called securitization -- bundling up assets, such as home mortgages, into bonds for sale to investors. Show More Summary
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin continue to not really seem all that divorced, most recently by collaborating on a song that appears on the new Coldplay album. Paltrow contributes vocals on "Everglow," a song the Wall Street Journal says is "about a relationship’s enduring spark," and the track debuted last...
In 1981, the puppet government installed by the Soviet Union in Poland declared martial law on its people. Tanks rolled through city streets and residential neighborhoods. Members of the pro-democracy movement, Solidarity, were jailed.One of those people was my father. To make matters worse, my... Continue reading
These amazing color photographs below show what streets of America looked like in the 1950s and 1960s... See more »
Before President Obama left for this week's United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, he got in a little book shopping. President Obama took his daughters, Sasha and Malia, shopping at Upshur Street Books in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, the Washington Post reports. The trip was in...
Pending home sales for the month of October were nearly flat vs. economists expectations of something much higher.The Wall Street Journal reports Pending Home Sales Rise 0.2% in October, economists had predicted a 1.5% increase.The Bloomberg Econoday consensus was for a +1.0% gain. Show More Summary
Prime Finance is Business Insider's midday summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click ' Get updates in your inbox.' Wall Street is back in action today after a quiet weekShow More Summary
Google's self-driving cars may wave a robotic arm at you or a display a stop sign to keep you from crossing the street
This is a shot from the Lowcost Cosplay guy (previously: all these costumes) of himself as Street Fighter's Ryu performing a hadouken. That is one of the most clever uses of a blue toilet bowl tablet that I've ever seen, second onlyShow More Summary
An Oregon man shot up a house full of children with an AK-47 about six months after he was convicted for opening fire on a street in a county whose sheriff has vowed not to enforce gun laws. Stephen Ray Sorensen was arrested Tuesday after police said he fired the automatic rifle in a Klamath County...
Growing up in the Bay Area, I've noticed fewer seniors in San Francisco. Not long ago, an older generation elegantly graced the shops and streets of the Marina, North Beach, and Mission districts. Where are they now? Well, I ran into...Show More Summary
ESPN is estimated to have made $10.8 billion in revenue in 2014 according to estimates by SNL Kagan (via the Wall Street Journal) and Wunderlich Securities (via Forbes). Of that revenue, nearly two-thirds (63.9%) came from subscription fees paid by cable television customers. Show More Summary