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The Finance 202: Wall Street sends mixed signals about a possible Warren presidency

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

Some stocks are already taking a hit.
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Unions up ante at South African Airways as finances approach crunch

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Unions are escalating a crippling strike at South African Airways after talks broke down, leaving the state-run carrier at risk of liquidation without a government guarantee to...
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How an Ex-Twitter Adman Plans to Squash Business Email Compromise, One of Tech's Most Pernicious Threats

23 hours ago   |   Fortune

In spring of 2017, Asheem Chandna was sitting in a meeting at the Silicon Valley offices of Greylock Partners, the venture capital firm where he works as an investor, when he...
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PayPal's former finance chief says Bank of America closed his account with 'absolutely no explanation'

PayPal's former finance chief says Bank of America closed his account with 'absolutely no explanation'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

PayPal's former finance chief revealed Bank of America closed his account without giving a reason, sparking conspiracies that he may have been banned for trading bitcoin or...
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The Finance 202: Warren continues attack on Wall Street with a pivot to private equity

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Her latest targets include Ernst and Young and Blackstone.
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Buzzy finance startup Starling Bank has lost another senior employee amid an exodus of executives

Buzzy finance startup Starling Bank has lost another senior employee amid an exodus of executives

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Starling's head of banking compliance Rachel Coote has quit to join startup Paybase. Coote is the sixth senior employee to leave the buzzy finance company in 2019. The...
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How Can Female Entrepreneurs Attract Financing?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Money is the biggest stumbling block for start-ups led by women, but there are ways to work around that.
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Madden proposes transferring 1 Monument Square to development board

1 day ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Mayor Patrick Madden has proposed giving 1 Monument Square to a city economic development agency to oversee the fifth attempt to develop the 1.1-acre Hudson River site...
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Home insurance startup Luko raises $22 million for AI that reduces domestic accidents

Home insurance startup Luko raises $22 million for AI that reduces domestic accidents

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Accel has led a $22 million investment in French startup Luko, which uses sensors, data, and machine learning to help avoid household accidents.
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‘France is Back!' Declares Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire

1 day ago   |   Fortune

In his two-and-a-half years as France's Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire has proven to be what Les Francais call “un franc-tireur,” or “straight shooter.” His...
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Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail Gorbachev and Simon Cowell and was once Britain's most expensive home

London's most notorious pocket of luxury real estate is a mile-long road of mansions known as "Billionaires Row." It has a reputation for money, scandal, murder, and... Read more ...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong - a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage

The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in the semiautonomous Chinese city. The legislation, titled... Read more ...

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple is the most valuable public company in the world - but it could get even bigger. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty told CNBC that its share price has higher to go and... Read more ...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia Roberts play the abolitionist

According to "Harriet" screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, when the Harriet Tubman biopic was first in talks in 1994, a studio head suggested that Julia Roberts, who is white... Read more ...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a uniting moment for Republicans and Democrats

Former House Speaker John Boehner was immortalized in the House with a congressional portrait unveiling ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony served as a uniting moment for... Read more ...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now says he thought discussions about political investigations were 'inappropriate'

Kurt Volker, the former US envoy to Ukraine, made a substantial change in his testimony during Tuesday's impeachment hearings before Congress. Volker has been accused of... Read more ...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and has been running his business from his iPhone for years

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff said on Tuesday that he no longer uses a computer and has been running his business from his iPhone for years. Benioff spoke with Apple CEO Tim... Read more ...

Trump threatens to raise China tariffs if deal isn't reached

Trump threatens to raise China tariffs if deal isn't reached

President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on threats to increase tariffs against China. The comment cast further uncertainty on the fate of an interim trade agreement... Read more ...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that Obama staffers left notes for Trump aides saying 'you will fail'

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that former President Barack Obama's White House staffers left discouraging notes for their successors in... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know...

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77 Family: Sanders is married to... Read more ...