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U.S. Imposes First New North Korea Sanctions Since Trump's Failed Summit

U.S. IMPOSES FIRST NEW NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS SINCE TRUMP'S FAILED SUMMIT

The move prohibits U.S. dealings with the designated companies and freezes any assets they have in the United States.

1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies

1. USE OF SMARTPHONES AND SOCIAL MEDIA IS COMMON ACROSS MOST EMERGING ECONOMIES

Large majorities in the 11 emerging and developing countries surveyed either own or share a mobile phone, and in every country it is...

 
 
 
Uber reportedly chooses the NYSE for IPO as competitor Lyft gears up to list on Nasdaq

UBER REPORTEDLY CHOOSES THE NYSE FOR IPO AS COMPETITOR LYFT GEARS UP TO LIST ON NASDAQ

Uber has chosen the New York Stock Exchange for its upcoming initial public offering , according to Bloomberg. The ride-hailing company...

Having a Delta credit card gets you priority boarding every time you fly the airline - here's what you need to know

HAVING A DELTA CREDIT CARD GETS YOU PRIORITY BOARDING EVERY TIME YOU FLY THE AIRLINE - HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. Business Insider...

 
 
 
The new CEO of Intuit says the rise of artificial intelligence will be as big of a challenge as the company's shift to cloud computing

THE NEW CEO OF INTUIT SAYS THE RISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL BE AS BIG OF A CHALLENGE AS THE COMPANY'S SHIFT TO CLOUD COMPUTING

Sasan Goodarzi stepped up as CEO of Intuit - the company behind products like Intuit and TurboTax - in January, replacing 11-year chief...

Gig workers need health & benefits - Catch is their safety net

GIG WORKERS NEED HEALTH & BENEFITS - CATCH IS THEIR SAFETY NET

One of the hottest Y Combinator startups just raised a big seed round to clean up the mess created by Uber, Postmates, and the gig...

 
 
 
A portfolio manager at a $43 billion hedge fund explains firms' flawed approach to using alternative data, and how they can fix it

A PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT A $43 BILLION HEDGE FUND EXPLAINS FIRMS' FLAWED APPROACH TO USING ALTERNATIVE DATA, AND HOW THEY CAN FIX IT

Mike Chen, a portfolio manager at PanAgora Asset Management, said firms are struggling to find value in alternative data because of...

HoneyBook, a client management platform for creative businesses, raises $28M Series C led by Citi Ventures

HONEYBOOK, A CLIENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR CREATIVE BUSINESSES, RAISES $28M SERIES C LED BY CITI VENTURES

HoneyBook co-founders Oz and Naama Alon HoneyBook , a customer-relationship management platform aimed at small businesses in creative...

 
 
 
China's electric buses are killing oil demand as US production booms

CHINA'S ELECTRIC BUSES ARE KILLING OIL DEMAND AS US PRODUCTION BOOMS

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests that China's electric-bus revolution could kill off oil demand in the future. By...

 
 
 
Here's a look inside credit card startup Brex's new member-only San Francisco lounge

HERE'S A LOOK INSIDE CREDIT CARD STARTUP BREX'S NEW MEMBER-ONLY SAN FRANCISCO LOUNGE

Credit card startup Brex has opened a members-only lounge in San Francisco's South Park district to give cardholders a place to gather...

Fed holds rates steady; signals end to increases for 2019

FED HOLDS RATES STEADY; SIGNALS END TO INCREASES FOR 2019

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and its policymakers abandoned projections for further rate hikes this...

 
 
 
Bank of America says these are the 3 triggers that should prompt investors to sell stocks immediately

BANK OF AMERICA SAYS THESE ARE THE 3 TRIGGERS THAT SHOULD PROMPT INVESTORS TO SELL STOCKS IMMEDIATELY

A burst of inflows into equity exchange-traded funds last week was a sign that the lengthy bull market remains resilient, according...

Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

 
 
 
US and China plan high level trade talks amid fears tariff war could wipe $1 trillion off economy

US AND CHINA PLAN HIGH LEVEL TRADE TALKS AMID FEARS TARIFF WAR COULD WIPE $1 TRILLION OFF ECONOMY

US and Chinese officials are set to meet for high level talks with hopes of securing a deal at the end of April after a difficult patch...

In 2018, South Africa tops as the largest travel & tourism economy of Africa

IN 2018, SOUTH AFRICA TOPS AS THE LARGEST TRAVEL & TOURISM ECONOMY OF AFRICA

South Africa's Travel & Tourism sector contributed more than 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy last year, making...

 
 
 
Economic Report Of The President.And Some Superhero Friends

ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT.AND SOME SUPERHERO FRIENDS

Pranksters added some whimsical credits in the fine print of an annual White House economic report. (Image credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty...

Real-estate brokerage HFF sells itself to Jones Lang LaSalle for $2 billion

REAL-ESTATE BROKERAGE HFF SELLS ITSELF TO JONES LANG LASALLE FOR $2 BILLION

Real-estate brokerage HFF announced it is selling itself to Jones Lang LaSalle . JLL will acquire all the outstanding shares of HFF...

 
 
 
White House says Trump will drive a US economic boom lasting 10 years, a prediction virtually no serious economists agree with

WHITE HOUSE SAYS TRUMP WILL DRIVE A US ECONOMIC BOOM LASTING 10 YEARS, A PREDICTION VIRTUALLY NO SERIOUS ECONOMISTS AGREE WITH

President Trump's closest economic advisors are predicting a long term boom in the US economy as a direct result of his policies, a...

South Africa's FlexClub raises $1.2M, partners with Uber Mexico

SOUTH AFRICA'S FLEXCLUB RAISES $1.2M, PARTNERS WITH UBER MEXICO

FlexClub , a South African startup that matches investors and drivers to cars for ride-hailing services, closed a $1.2 million seed...