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An engineer at Uber's self-driving car unit warns that it's more like 'a science experiment' than a real car capable of driving itself

AN ENGINEER AT UBER'S SELF-DRIVING CAR UNIT WARNS THAT IT'S MORE LIKE 'A SCIENCE EXPERIMENT' THAN A REAL CAR CAPABLE OF DRIVING ITSELF

Uber has spun out its self-driving car unit as an LLC with the unit's chief Eric Meyhofer as CEO, as part of its $1 billion investment...

Housing Starts Decreased to 1.139 Million Annual Rate in March

HOUSING STARTS DECREASED TO 1.139 MILLION ANNUAL RATE IN MARCH

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts: Privately‐owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally...

 
 
 
Turkey embraces Russia's national payment system credit card Mir

TURKEY EMBRACES RUSSIA'S NATIONAL PAYMENT SYSTEM CREDIT CARD MIR

The largest banking chain in Turkey, along with the country's 10,000 online retailers, have started accepting Russia's Mir cards, according...

Gold prices could see a bull market for the next decade

GOLD PRICES COULD SEE A BULL MARKET FOR THE NEXT DECADE

From Bert Dohman : Contrary to popular opinion, gold and silver are not hedges against a crisis. In fact, a crisis may cause all salable...

 
 
 
A report on Trump's NAFTA overhaul found that it's not going to do much for the economy

A REPORT ON TRUMP'S NAFTA OVERHAUL FOUND THAT IT'S NOT GOING TO DO MUCH FOR THE ECONOMY

A report out Thursday said President Donald Trump's new North American trade deal would increase gross domestic product by 0.35% by...

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel Opens

ALOFT SHANGHAI ZHANGJIANG HAIKE HOTEL OPENS

Owned by Shanghai Tech University Hotel Management Limited, Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel is the first international hotel...

 
 
 
Here's how the world's biggest hedge funds are shorting the heart of Germany's economy

HERE'S HOW THE WORLD'S BIGGEST HEDGE FUNDS ARE SHORTING THE HEART OF GERMANY'S ECONOMY

AQR and Capital Fund Management are among hedge funds making big bets against German steel conglomerate Thyssenkrupp, according to...

Germany's economy is flashing yet another 'grim' warning after more weak data and a slump in demand

GERMANY'S ECONOMY IS FLASHING YET ANOTHER 'GRIM' WARNING AFTER MORE WEAK DATA AND A SLUMP IN DEMAND

Weak manufacturing data and a reduced growth forecast fanned fears of a German recession and eurozone slowdown on Thursday. Germany's...

 
 
 
The Mainstream Media Is Hyping Up The Release Of The Mueller Report As If It Were Some Sort Of Key Historical Event

THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS HYPING UP THE RELEASE OF THE MUELLER REPORT AS IF IT WERE SOME SORT OF KEY HISTORICAL EVENT

Are you ready for the biggest non-event in recent American political history? The mainstream media is treating Thursday's release of...

Founders Fund made its first alcohol investment. Here's how the 28-year old woman who founded the company is trying to change drinking culture for the better

FOUNDERS FUND MADE ITS FIRST ALCOHOL INVESTMENT. HERE'S HOW THE 28-YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO FOUNDED THE COMPANY IS TRYING TO CHANGE DRINKING CULTURE FOR THE BETTER

Founders Fund led $7 million seed round Tuesday for Bev, a female-led direct-to-consumer rosé brand. This is Founders Fund's first...

 
 
 
I thought expensive jeans were a waste of money until I tried this $170 pair of Selvedge denim - here's why good jeans are worth the investment

I THOUGHT EXPENSIVE JEANS WERE A WASTE OF MONEY UNTIL I TRIED THIS $170 PAIR OF SELVEDGE DENIM - HERE'S WHY GOOD JEANS ARE WORTH THE INVESTMENT

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JPMorgan just placed finance chief Marianne Lake in charge of a new consumer lending unit and it could be a sign she's the CEO frontrunner

JPMORGAN JUST PLACED FINANCE CHIEF MARIANNE LAKE IN CHARGE OF A NEW CONSUMER LENDING UNIT AND IT COULD BE A SIGN SHE'S THE CEO FRONTRUNNER

JPMorgan CFO Marianne Lake has a new role in charge of an expanded consumer lending business. It will be the first time running a business...

 
 
 
I've opened more than a dozen credit cards and figured out exactly how opening a card for the bonus affects my credit

I'VE OPENED MORE THAN A DOZEN CREDIT CARDS AND FIGURED OUT EXACTLY HOW OPENING A CARD FOR THE BONUS AFFECTS MY CREDIT

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Airbnb leads $150 million investment in real estate and hospitality startup Lyric

AIRBNB LEADS $150 MILLION INVESTMENT IN REAL ESTATE AND HOSPITALITY STARTUP LYRIC

Airbnb has led a $150 million investment in Lyric, a real estate and hospitality startup that manages properties targeted at business...

 
 
 
A startup just raised $27 million to make a new kind of painkiller using technology from Harvard scientists, as the race to replace opioids heats up

A STARTUP JUST RAISED $27 MILLION TO MAKE A NEW KIND OF PAINKILLER USING TECHNOLOGY FROM HARVARD SCIENTISTS, AS THE RACE TO REPLACE OPIOIDS HEATS UP

America is in the midst of a deadly opioid epidemic. There's a need for better pain drugs that aren't addictive. A new startup, Nocion...

Netflix now expects to burn through $3.5 billion in cash this year. That's about $500 million more than it previously forecast

NETFLIX NOW EXPECTS TO BURN THROUGH $3.5 BILLION IN CASH THIS YEAR. THAT'S ABOUT $500 MILLION MORE THAN IT PREVIOUSLY FORECAST

Netflix now expects its operations and investments to consume $3.5 billion in cash this year. It previously projected it would burn...

 
 
 
China's strong data sparks major stock rally with economic stimulus 'bearing fruit'

CHINA'S STRONG DATA SPARKS MAJOR STOCK RALLY WITH ECONOMIC STIMULUS 'BEARING FRUIT'

Asian stocks closed higher on Wednesday after a raft of positive Chinese data signaled a recovery in the world's second-largest economy. China's...

Sila Nano's battery tech is now worth over $1 billion with Daimler partnership and $150 million investment

SILA NANO'S BATTERY TECH IS NOW WORTH OVER $1 BILLION WITH DAIMLER PARTNERSHIP AND $150 MILLION INVESTMENT

Sila Nanotechnologies and its battery materials manufacturing technology are now worth over $1 billion. The company, which announced...

 
 
 
LIVE: Netflix reports Q1 earnings

LIVE: NETFLIX REPORTS Q1 EARNINGS

Wall Street and the media are smitten with Netflix and Disney's streaming rivalry. Netflix will report its first-quarter earnings after...

BlackRock First Quarter Results Slow Year-on-Year But Top Expectations as Assets Grow

BLACKROCK FIRST QUARTER RESULTS SLOW YEAR-ON-YEAR BUT TOP EXPECTATIONS AS ASSETS GROW

Investing giant BlackRock reported declines in first-quarter results with revenue weighed down by fewer fees, but the outcome was still...