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Citigroup CEO Fraser says of moves to shrink retail banking footprint: ‘We want to be a winner'

8 hours ago   |   CNBC

Last week, the bank said it was exiting retail banking in 13 countries outside the U.S., one of the first big strategic moves made by new CEO Jane Fraser.
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Apple announces Apple Card Family for spouses to build credit together, and over-13s to use it too

15 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

Apple has been slowly building a position for itself as a financial services giant, banked around its digital wallet for storing a user's payment cards and the launch of its...
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A major hedge fund warns of the 'awful returns' generated by SPACs - and says it's ramping up short bets against blank-check companies

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

CNBC's Kelly Evans moderates the Global Stage panel with Paul Marshall, Chief Investment Officer and Chairman, Marshall Wace LLP at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering...
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The leader of Citi's new tech and comms investment-banking team explains the strategy of the 'supergroup' aimed at helping clients facing digital disruption

The leader of Citi's new tech and comms investment-banking team explains the strategy of the 'supergroup' aimed at helping clients facing digital disruption

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Citi is rethinking how to group its internal teams to better serve clients facing disruption from waves of ongoing innovation. The bank is uniting its...
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The growth lead at crypto exchange Kraken breaks down how Bitcoin's price might hit $1 million by the end of the year - and how Gen Z and millennials are driving Dogecoin's explosive rally

The growth lead at crypto exchange Kraken breaks down how Bitcoin's price might hit $1 million by the end of the year - and how Gen Z and millennials are driving Dogecoin's explosive rally

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement Dan Held discovered Bitcoin , like many things in life, by chance. In 2012, after a friend paid him back for a beer with a facetious coin - a gold coin...
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Alphabet's CapitalG leads $40 million round in fintech Mantl

20 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Community banks and credit unions aim to be the heart of the, well, communities, they serve. But without the big budgets of larger institutions, keeping up technology-wise can...
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Insider finance: Quant trading talent wars

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Wall Street bull Reuters/herval Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: Check out the top headhunters...
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Cusp Capital launches with a $361M fund for early stage startups in Germany and Europe

1 day ago   |   Tech Crunch

In the past ten years, an investment team led by Christian Winter , Jan Sessenhausen, Helmut Klawitter and Wilken Engelbracht worked principally with German family offices...
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Exclusive: UK fintech OakNorth strikes software deals with US banking giants Capital One and Fifth Third

Exclusive: UK fintech OakNorth strikes software deals with US banking giants Capital One and Fifth Third

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement London fintech startup OakNorth has agreed deals with two of America's biggest banks as the company's push into the US intensifies. Capital One and Fifth...
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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck UK fintech Payhawk used to raise $20 million from Klarna backer QED

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck UK fintech Payhawk used to raise $20 million from Klarna backer QED

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement London fintech Payhawk has raised $20 million in a round led by US fund QED Investors. The payments and expense management platform claims to have grown...
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The UFC's majority owner Endeavor is eyeing a valuation of over $10 billion...

The UFC's majority owner Endeavor is eyeing a valuation of over $10 billion for its upcoming IPO

Summary List Placement The Ultimate Fighting Championship's parent company, Endeavor Group Holdings, is eyeing a valuation of over $10 billion for its upcoming IPO, according... Read more ...

The Upward Slope of Real House Prices

The Upward Slope of Real House Prices

Many years ago, I wrote: The upward slope of Real House Prices. I argued that real house prices had typically increased about 1.0% to 1.5% per year (much higher than Professor... Read more ...

The US oil price turned negative a year ago today. Analysts now sees it...

The US oil price turned negative a year ago today. Analysts now sees it rising 20% to above $75 as countries plot a return to normality

Summary List Placement A year ago today, seasoned market-watchers looked on with horror as US oil prices crashed into negative territory for the first time in history and... Read more ...

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Leaked rates reveal what influencers get paid by trading apps like Robinhood, Acorns, Webull, and Public

Summary List Placement Affiliate marketing has increasingly become a top revenue source for finance-focused influencers. These influencers earn money by driving sign-ups for... Read more ...

Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

Farshad Yousefi and Masoud Jalali used to drive through Palo Alto neighborhoods and marvel at the outrageous home prices. But the drives sparked an idea. They were not in a... Read more ...

How to Use a No-Interest Credit Card to Fund Your Business

How to Use a No-Interest Credit Card to Fund Your Business

A 0% APR business credit card can be a viable way to fund your business. Before you apply, though, consider the pros and cons. Read more ...

The White House backs a bill to make Washington, DC a state, calling lack of...

The White House backs a bill to make Washington, DC a state, calling lack of representation 'an affront' to 'democratic values'

Summary List Placement The White House is officially backing a Democratic-backed bill that would make Washington, DC a state. In a statement released by the Office of... Read more ...

Log management database startup Era Software raises $15.25M

Log management database startup Era Software raises $15.25M

Era Software, a company developing time-series log management database software, has raised $15.25 million. Read more ...

Trends in Educational Attainment in the U.S. Labor Force

Trends in Educational Attainment in the U.S. Labor Force

The first graph shows the unemployment rate by four levels of education through March 2021. Note: This is an update to a post from a few years ago. Unfortunately this data only... Read more ...