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App performance management platform Instana raises $30 million

APP PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM INSTANA RAISES $30 MILLION

Instana, an application performance management platform for dynamic applications deployed in the enterprise, has raised $30 million...

Despite new plans to turn Social Capital into a holding company, Chamath Palihapitiya was talking about raising money from outside investors for a fourth fund in late July, insiders say

DESPITE NEW PLANS TO TURN SOCIAL CAPITAL INTO A HOLDING COMPANY, CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA WAS TALKING ABOUT RAISING MONEY FROM OUTSIDE INVESTORS FOR A FOURTH FUND IN LATE JULY, INSIDERS SAY

Social Capital co-founder Chamath Palihapitiya recently announced that his firm would turn into a holding company, and would not seek...

 
 
 
These are the 10 richest people in India

THESE ARE THE 10 RICHEST PEOPLE IN INDIA

CEOWORLD Magazine recently published its " India Rich List for 2018," which ranks the wealthiest individuals in the world's fastest-growing...

Dunkin' Donuts is rebranding to Dunkin' - and people don't know what to think

DUNKIN' DONUTS IS REBRANDING TO DUNKIN' - AND PEOPLE DON'T KNOW WHAT TO THINK

Starting in January, Dunkin' Donuts will be known solely as Dunkin'. Many are freaking out. The jokes on Twitter are great. Let's have...

 
 
 
Stocks close mixed on fresh trade fears

STOCKS CLOSE MIXED ON FRESH TRADE FEARS

Stocks were mixed Tuesday after President Donald Trump doubled down on protectionist rhetoric in an address before the United Nations...

Amazon's latest investment hints at the future of Alexa

AMAZON'S LATEST INVESTMENT HINTS AT THE FUTURE OF ALEXA

Amazon 's Alexa Fund has invested in Plant Prefab, a startup that creates and builds prefabricated homes. The Alexa Fund is contributing...

 
 
 
World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

WORLD LEADERS LAUGH AS TRUMP BOASTS OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS

UNITED NATIONS - President Donald Trump got some laughter when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday. It wasn't intentional. The president...

Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in July

REAL HOUSE PRICES AND PRICE-TO-RENT RATIO IN JULY

Here is the earlier post on Case-Shiller: Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 6.0% year-over-year in July It has been...

 
 
 
Trump either mocked or praised Iran's president at the UN - but either way the heat is on

TRUMP EITHER MOCKED OR PRAISED IRAN'S PRESIDENT AT THE UN - BUT EITHER WAY THE HEAT IS ON

President Donald Trump appeared to either praise or mock Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Twitter on Tuesday. Trump has applied...

Video from station close to Iran's Revolutionary Guard threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia over parade attack

VIDEO FROM STATION CLOSE TO IRAN'S REVOLUTIONARY GUARD THREATENS MISSILE STRIKES ON UAE, SAUDI ARABIA OVER PARADE ATTACK

TEHRAN, Iran - An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the...

 
 
 
Tourism now plays a major role in international commerce

TOURISM NOW PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Zimbabwe is no longer characterized by an economy of scarcity but one of plenty, where a multitude of providers are pushing for limited...

Sirius XM's $3.5 billion Pandora deal could be a windfall for George Soros and his big bet on streaming music

SIRIUS XM'S $3.5 BILLION PANDORA DEAL COULD BE A WINDFALL FOR GEORGE SOROS AND HIS BIG BET ON STREAMING MUSIC

George Soros' hedge fund owned a $56 million stake in Pandora at the end of the second quarter on June 30. Even at the highest prices...

 
 
 
Residential mortgage exchange MAXEX raises $38 million

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE EXCHANGE MAXEX RAISES $38 MILLION

MAXEX LLC, an Atlanta-based residential mortgage loan exchange provider, said Monday it has closed a $38 million new funding round...

A tiny firm led by a rockstar banker will make a killing on a $18.3 billion gold miner merger

A TINY FIRM LED BY A ROCKSTAR BANKER WILL MAKE A KILLING ON A $18.3 BILLION GOLD MINER MERGER

Michael Klein's boutique investment bank will split as much as $35 million in fees with Morgan Stanley for its role advising on a gold...

 
 
 
BANK OF AMERICA: The most important segment of the housing market has peaked

BANK OF AMERICA: THE MOST IMPORTANT SEGMENT OF THE HOUSING MARKET HAS PEAKED

The top is in for existing-home sales, which make up 90% of transactions in the US, according to economists at Bank of America Merrill...

Britain could keep letting in unlimited numbers of EU citizens for two years under a no deal Brexit

BRITAIN COULD KEEP LETTING IN UNLIMITED NUMBERS OF EU CITIZENS FOR TWO YEARS UNDER A NO DEAL BREXIT

The UK could grant limitless access to European migrants for more than two years after a no-deal Brexit, according to a report. Home...

 
 
 
UAE demonstrates tourist hotspots in Scandinavian roadshow

UAE DEMONSTRATES TOURIST HOTSPOTS IN SCANDINAVIAN ROADSHOW

As part of its National Tourism Programme, the UAE's Ministry of Economy recently organised a roadshow to demonstrate the Emirates'...

The Trump administration is trying to deny visas and green cards to immigrants who legally use public benefits like housing assistance or food stamps

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS TRYING TO DENY VISAS AND GREEN CARDS TO IMMIGRANTS WHO LEGALLY USE PUBLIC BENEFITS LIKE HOUSING ASSISTANCE OR FOOD STAMPS

The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for immigrants to obtain visas or green cards if they've legally used certain...

 
 
 
Evidence The Housing Bubble Is Bursting?: “Home Sellers Are Slashing Prices At The Highest Rate In At Least Eight Years”

EVIDENCE THE HOUSING BUBBLE IS BURSTING?: “HOME SELLERS ARE SLASHING PRICES AT THE HIGHEST RATE IN AT LEAST EIGHT YEARS”

The housing market indicated that a crisis was coming in 2008. Is the same thing happening once again in 2018? For several years, the...

No, avoiding meat and dairy is not 'elitist'

NO, AVOIDING MEAT AND DAIRY IS NOT 'ELITIST'

We live in a market-based economy. We have no obligation to buy a particular product.