Fundings & Exits

The Fed's recent repo crisis was the fault of big banks and hedge funds, new study finds

The Fed's recent repo crisis was the fault of big banks and hedge funds, new study finds

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

September's repo rate spike was driven by big banks and hedge funds, the Bank of International Settlements wrote in a report released Sunday. The overnight lending market...
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Berlin-based streaming guide JustWatch acquires New York rival GoWatchIt

10 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   4 articles

Berlin-headquartered streaming guide JustWatch has grown to over 10 million users across 38 countries in under 5 years. Now, it's expanding its U.S. presence with the...
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How to invest in mutual funds and grow your money for retirement, a bucket-list trip, or any other long-term goal

How to invest in mutual funds and grow your money for retirement, a bucket-list trip, or any other long-term goal

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Mutual funds are an easy way to invest in a diverse group of assets through one purchase. Mutual funds are traded through a brokerage account. You can open one on your own or...
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We still don't know what caused the Wall Street cash crunch earlier this year

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Big banks and hedge funds helped fuel disruptions in the repo markets a few months ago, the bank said.
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Watch experts discuss the future of construction at TC: Sessions Robotics+AI

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

The next big thing in robotics and automation just might be construction. Technology has already revolutionized manufacturing and logistics, and now a number of well-funded...
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Michael Hiltzik: The California stem cell program's $5.5-billion funding request might be its downfall

Michael Hiltzik: The California stem cell program's $5.5-billion funding request might be its downfall

1 hour ago   |   Stl Today

California's stem cell program, created by voters in 2004, has made great strides in advancing what's known as regenerative medicine and placing California at the center of the...
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The VCs who funded Dropbox, Zoom, and Airbnb reveal what they look for in pitches after announcing a $3.35 billion investment in new startups

The VCs who funded Dropbox, Zoom, and Airbnb reveal what they look for in pitches after announcing a $3.35 billion investment in new startups

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sequoia Capital is a venture capital fund with early-stage investments in companies like Zoom, Stripe, Airbnb, and Dropbox, among others. The fund revealed $3.35 billion last...
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Airbnb invests as Zeus corporate housing raises $55M at $205M

Airbnb invests as Zeus corporate housing raises $55M at $205M

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

As Airbnb absorbs more and more of the demand for housing, it's exploring how to monetize opportunities beyond vacation rentals. A marketplace for longer term corporate housing...
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Plant-Based Mutual Funds? Financial Firms Make Eco-Friendly And Humane Investments A Possibility

2 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

Pulling our financial support from companies that are directly responsible for climate change and animal cruelty - and funding companies that are instead offering...
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Liz Weston: How employers help workers save for rainy days

2 hours ago   |   Chron

Everyone needs a rainy-day fund - your financial health depends on it. Your employer could help you build one. Many companies offer 401s and other retirement plans, but until...
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Paul Volcker, the towering former Fed chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Paul Volcker, the towering former Fed chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died at age 92 . Volcker served as Fed chair from 1979 until 1987, helping to reign in persistently high inflation and reset... Read more ...

US-China trade sinks in November as tariff war drags on

US-China trade sinks in November as tariff war drags on

Chinese exports to the United States in November dropped 23 percent from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs data showed. Trade between the two global superpowers has been... Read more ...

A college basketball coach bought $1,000 worth of beer for fans at a local...

A college basketball coach bought $1,000 worth of beer for fans at a local bar to celebrate a rivalry win, and he had his 6-year-old son pay the tab with a wad of cash

Xavier Musketeers head coach Travis Steele bought fans $1,000 worth of beer at a local bar after his team beat the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Crosstown Shootout Saturday... Read more ...

The father of a missing 1-year-old girl was arrested on weapons charges in...

The father of a missing 1-year-old girl was arrested on weapons charges in Connecticut 4 days after the baby's mother was found dead

Jose Morales, 43, was arrested on two weapons charges on Thursday, four days after the mother of his 1-year-old daughter was found dead and the child was reported missing. Two... Read more ...

Beyoncé revealed the first look at her Adidas collaboration in a series of...

Beyoncé revealed the first look at her Adidas collaboration in a series of viral posts, and it shows the massive advantage she will bring to the brand

Beyoncé teased new items from her forthcoming collection with Adidas in a series of viral Instagram posts on Monday morning. The products appear to include a bodysuit, white... Read more ...

Amazon blames Donald Trump's personal vendetta against Jeff Bezos as reason...

Amazon blames Donald Trump's personal vendetta against Jeff Bezos as reason for losing Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI contract

Amazon recently lost out to Microsoft on a $10 billion cloud-computing contract for the Department of Defense . Amazon has challenged the decision on the Joint Enterprise... Read more ...

How to Deal With Stress at Work

How to Deal With Stress at Work

Just imagine: everything is going perfectly. Work is decent - fun, even. Coworkers are nice. Things are going well. Then all of a sudden you've got 5 projects on the go, one of... Read more ...

Bad news for Trump - 60% of Americans say the surging stock market doesn't...

Bad news for Trump - 60% of Americans say the surging stock market doesn't affect them

According to a new poll from Financial Times and the Peter G Peterson Foundation, most Americans don't seem to care that much about the stock market's performance. In the poll... Read more ...

Automotive Minute: Hyundai pushes midsize sedan boundaries of style...

Automotive Minute: Hyundai pushes midsize sedan boundaries of style, technology with 2020 Sonata

What does it mean to be Hyundai? The question that in years past would have garnered answers ranging from “cheap cars” to “not the one with the hamsters.” In the last 18... Read more ...

Netflix dominated the Golden Globe movie nominations as it begins to...

Netflix dominated the Golden Globe movie nominations as it begins to campaign for Oscar glory

Four Netflix movies landed Golden Globe best picture nominations on Monday, including "The Irishman," "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," and "Dolemite Is My Name." The Golden... Read more ...