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Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

25 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

The eagerness of many early adopters across Latin America may be attributable to the fact that the region could stand to gain so much from blockchain.
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France Downplays a Renault-Nissan Merger as Carlos Ghosn Stays in Jail

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

France's finance minister said there is no plan to remodel the two-decade alliance between Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co., whose architect Carlos Ghosn remains in jail two...
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Brexit bonus? More first-time buyers enter the UK housing market

3 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The pace of home sales in the U.K. to first-time buyers accelerated in November, a financial trade association reported. The number of mortgage loans to first-time home buyers...
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EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister

19 hours ago   |   Reuters

A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview published on...
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Shutdown, Trade, Stock Volatility Drive U.S. Consumer Confidence to Lowest Level of Trump Era

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Consumer confidence in the U.S. sank to its lowest point since President Trump took office, thanks to a host of factors that included a government shutdown that stretched into...
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Don't Look Now, but the Dow Is on It's Longest Weekly Winning Streak Since Last Summer

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 1.4% Friday on encouraging news about the trade tensions between the U.S. and China, helping the benchmark stock index to close the...
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Liberals push rosy economic message at cabinet retreat, but dispute with China looms large

Liberals push rosy economic message at cabinet retreat, but dispute with China looms large

1 day ago   |   National Post

SHERBROOKE, Que. - Liberal cabinet ministers on Friday wrapped up a three-day retreat in the southeast Quebec city of Sherbrooke - a riding currently held by the NDP in a...
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Remembering Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle-Before He Became an Investment Legend

1 day ago   |   Fortune

To Paul Haaga, Jack Bogle displayed an aura of greatness long before he became a legend. As a 24-year-old MBA/JD student at the University of Pennsylvania in the early 1970s...
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Market Woes, CLOs, and Jho Low: What We Learned From Wall Street Earnings Week

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Six of Wall Street's largest financial institutions opened their books to the public this week, revealing a blockbuster quarter for the industry and some insight into a...
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Term Sheet - Friday, January 18

2 days ago   |   Fortune

WALL STREET'S UNLIKELY STAR Good morning, Term Sheet readers. When Brian Moynihan became CEO of Bank of America in 2010, he was dismissed as a colorless attorney who lacked the...
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Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats an immigration deal that would exchange his requested $5.7 billion in border-wall funding with temporary protections for... Read more ...

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

Thanks to a new law, New York City will be giving more than 5,000 food carts and trucks letter grades based on their sanitation. The grades are similar to ones restaurants have... Read more ...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major announcement'

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement Saturday afternoon that multiple reports have described will be a fresh offer to negotiate with Democratic... Read more ...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's story on the record tells us

Experts are flummoxed by a statement the special counsel Robert Mueller put out disputing a BuzzFeed News report that indicated President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie... Read more ...

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Music has dissolved its working relationship with R.Kelly after years of public calls for the label to do so. The movement, called MuteRKelly, is in response to... Read more ...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is reminiscent of Nixon era

Historians, members of Congress, and legal experts are reacting to a bombshell BuzzFeed News report on President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen by referencing the first article... Read more ...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without warning, leaving residents terrified

Nashville residents panicked on Friday after a low-flying military plane circled the downtown core, appearing to narrowly miss buildings. Residents took to social media Friday... Read more ...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border fence in Arizona

Hundreds of migrants used tunnels to get under the border fence in Arizona earlier this week, ABC News reported. Video footage the outlet obtained shows the reported 376... Read more ...

Kellogg's released Peeps cereal and it's a marshmallow-flavored cereal with...

Kellogg's released Peeps cereal and it's a marshmallow-flavored cereal with marshmallows

Peeps and Kellogg's have teamed up to create Kellogg's Peeps marshmallow-flavored cereal. The cereal contains colorful marshmallow-flavored cereal crisps and... Read more ...