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86 400 cut the maximum interest rate on its high-yield Save account

86 400 cut the maximum interest rate on its high-yield Save account

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

86 400 cut the interest rate on its high-yield savings account again. Neobanks are sacrificing one of their strongest selling points in cutting interest rates amid the...
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Amex expands buy now, pay later solutions to more cardholders

Amex expands buy now, pay later solutions to more cardholders

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American Express gave more cardholders access to its Pay It Plan It and Pay Over Time tools. Providing greater payment flexibility could boost Amex's payments volume despite...
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Apple looks to keep up with Samsung by acquiring point-of-sale solution Mobeewave

Apple looks to keep up with Samsung by acquiring point-of-sale solution Mobeewave

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Apple acquired a point-of-sale solutions startup, positioning it to move into the mobile point-of-sale space. Moving into mPOS solutions would help Apple keep up with...
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NYC prosecutor claims media reports of extensive 'criminal conduct' as grounds to demand Trump's tax records

NYC prosecutor claims media reports of extensive 'criminal conduct' as grounds to demand Trump's tax records

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.'s office asked a judge for eight years of President Donald Trump's tax records on grounds of media reports claiming "extensive...
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Trump claims lockdowns 'do not prevent infection in the future' and undermines Dr. Fauci's push to reconsider shutdowns in certain states

Trump claims lockdowns 'do not prevent infection in the future' and undermines Dr. Fauci's push to reconsider shutdowns in certain states

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed that the lockdowns implemented during the coronavirus pandemic haven't reduced future infections and "inflict more harm" than they...
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Trump floats payroll tax cut by executive order

Trump floats payroll tax cut by executive order

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump on Monday said that he may order a payroll tax cut via an executive order to boost the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. “I can do that also through an...
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Watch live: Trump holds briefing as Congress squabbles over latest coronavirus relief bill

19 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump is expected to hold a press briefing on Monday as Congress continues to negotiate the parameters of the next coronavirus relief package.
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Varo is officially the first US neobank to receive a national bank charter

Varo is officially the first US neobank to receive a national bank charter

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Varo has officially become the first US neobank to receive a national bank charter. This should enable Varo to expand its product suite considerably, broadening its appeal and...
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Amazon's Q2 2020 was its biggest online sales quarter ever due to the pandemic

Amazon's Q2 2020 was its biggest online sales quarter ever due to the pandemic

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon's Q2 2020 was its biggest online sales quarter ever due to the coronavirus pandemic. Amazon's surging demand should position it to flourish in the years to come in three...
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SOC Telemed plans to hit the public market

SOC Telemed plans to hit the public market

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

SOC Telemed plans to hit the public market in Q4 - the latest to signal a telehealth vendor IPO surge. Since many digital health sectors are proving to be recession-resistant...
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring as the carmaker reinvents itself

Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring as the carmaker reinvents itself

Ford said CEO Jim Hackett will retire in October, and be replaced by COO Jim Farley. Hackett took over as CEO in 2017 and had been leading an $11-billion restructuring of... Read more ...

The EU is launching a full-blown antitrust investigation into Google's...

The EU is launching a full-blown antitrust investigation into Google's Fitbit acquisition

The EU has officially opened an investigation into Google's acquisition of Fitbit. Google announced it planned to buy Fitbit for $2.1 billion in November, but the deal has yet... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here's what you need to know before markets open. 1. Oil giant BP... Read more ...

The UK cleared Amazon's deal to buy a 16% stake in online food platform...

The UK cleared Amazon's deal to buy a 16% stake in online food platform Deliveroo, days after Jeff Bezos was grilled by US lawmakers

The UK's competition regulator has cleared Amazon's purchase of a 16% stake in UK food delivery unicorn startup Deliveroo, after more than a year of probing the deal. The probe... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway can double its Bank of America stake to...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway can double its Bank of America stake to almost 25%

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has permission to more than double its Bank of America stake to 24.9%, a spokesperson for the Federal Reserve's Richmond, Virginia outpost... Read more ...

Chicago implements task force to crack down on large parties, gatherings

Chicago implements task force to crack down on large parties, gatherings

CHICAGO - The city has implemented a new task force to crack down on large parties and gatherings. It's operated by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protections... Read more ...

Religious Groups Received $6-10 Billion In COVID-19 Relief Funds, Hope For More

Religious Groups Received $6-10 Billion In COVID-19 Relief Funds, Hope For More

More than 400 evangelical churches and ministries each received forgivable loans worth at least $1 million. Read more ...

Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion

Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion

The biggest lease of the year is done - and it's momentous good news for a limping office-leasing market in a city beleaguered by the coronavirus. Facebook on Monday closed on... Read more ...

Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP...

Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP adviser calls on the tech titan to divest its Chinese holdings amid TikTok talks

Microsoft confirmed the company is exploring a deal to buy TikTok's operations in several countries including the US. President Donald Trump has threatened to ban the app over... Read more ...

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns... Read more ...