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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 212,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASED TO 212,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending August 11, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 212,000, a decrease...

'Total f****** garbage': RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market before 2008

'TOTAL F****** GARBAGE': RBS BANKERS JOKED ABOUT DESTROYING THE US HOUSING MARKET BEFORE 2008

Emails released by the US Department of Justice show RBS bankers joking about destroying the housing market before the 2008 crash. RBS's...

 
 
 
New Zealand has banned foreigners from buying homes in the country

NEW ZEALAND HAS BANNED FOREIGNERS FROM BUYING HOMES IN THE COUNTRY

New Zealand's government has banned foreigners from purchasing existing homes in the country. The Overseas Investment Amendment was...

Industrial Production Increased 0.1% in July

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION INCREASED 0.1% IN JULY

From the Fed: Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July after rising at an...

 
 
 
Turkey Counterpunches By Raising Tariffs On U.S. Goods

TURKEY COUNTERPUNCHES BY RAISING TARIFFS ON U.S. GOODS

Ankara has increased tariffs on U.S. products ranging from liquor to automobiles to beauty products, in some cases more than tripling...

Square sellers no longer need signatures for card payments

SQUARE SELLERS NO LONGER NEED SIGNATURES FOR CARD PAYMENTS

Square Cash is continuing its crusade to make the business of parting with your hard-earned money a little less painful. It's just...

 
 
 
Retail Sales increased 0.5% in July

RETAIL SALES INCREASED 0.5% IN JULY

On a monthly basis, retail sales increased 0.5 percent from June to July , and sales were up 6.4 percent from July 2017. From the Census...

The world's biggest marijuana stock is surging after a $4 million investment from the maker of Corona

THE WORLD'S BIGGEST MARIJUANA STOCK IS SURGING AFTER A $4 MILLION INVESTMENT FROM THE MAKER OF CORONA

Constellation Brands is upping its stake in Canopy Growth by $4 million to 38%. The investment overshadowed a bigger-than-expected...

 
 
 
9 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Marketing Tactics in 2018

9 WAYS ENTREPRENEURS CAN IMPROVE THEIR MARKETING TACTICS IN 2018

In 2017, U.S. companies spent a combined $85.93 billion on digital marketing. Two years from now, nationwide digital marketing spending...

Tinder and Match Group were a poor match from the beginning, according to the new $2 billion lawsuit filed by the dating app's founders

TINDER AND MATCH GROUP WERE A POOR MATCH FROM THE BEGINNING, ACCORDING TO THE NEW $2 BILLION LAWSUIT FILED BY THE DATING APP'S FOUNDERS

The legal dispute between Tinder and parent company Match Group is new, but the bad blood between key figures at the two companies...

 
 
 
Billionaire investor George Soros made a big bet on music streaming services, and it looks like it's paying off

BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR GEORGE SOROS MADE A BIG BET ON MUSIC STREAMING SERVICES, AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S PAYING OFF

Billionaire George Soros' firm made big bets on the music-streaming industry in the second quarter, according to regulatory filings. Soros...

Romancing With Cheese: Wisconsin Cheesemakers Hope For Access To New Markets

ROMANCING WITH CHEESE: WISCONSIN CHEESEMAKERS HOPE FOR ACCESS TO NEW MARKETS

Wisconsin cheesemakers are courting new markets for their cheese after tariffs of up to 25 percent have been slapped on U.S. dairy...

 
 
 
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loads up on more shares of Goldman Sachs

WARREN BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY LOADS UP ON MORE SHARES OF GOLDMAN SACHS

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway raised its stake in Goldman Sachs by 21% to 13.2 million shares during the second quarter. Berkshire's...

Stocks rise as Turkish lira steadies

STOCKS RISE AS TURKISH LIRA STEADIES

Thomson Reuters Stocks rose Tuesday as investors turned from a currency crisis in Turkey to solid economic data and strong earnings....

 
 
 
A partner at a $630 million fund reveals his firm's secret to scouting billion dollar companies - and says that the rest of venture capital is 20 years behind

A PARTNER AT A $630 MILLION FUND REVEALS HIS FIRM'S SECRET TO SCOUTING BILLION DOLLAR COMPANIES - AND SAYS THAT THE REST OF VENTURE CAPITAL IS 20 YEARS BEHIND

EQT Ventures has developed Motherbrain, an AI-powered software program to help it find new startups in which to invest. Motherbrain...

Tinder's parent company allegedly faked financial information to lower the dating app's valuation, according to a new lawsuit

TINDER'S PARENT COMPANY ALLEGEDLY FAKED FINANCIAL INFORMATION TO LOWER THE DATING APP'S VALUATION, ACCORDING TO A NEW LAWSUIT

Tinder's cofounders and executives are suing parent company IAC and Match Group over allegations that the parent company cooked the...

 
 
 
The results of the most brutal finance exam in the world have just been released - here are the questions those who took it faced

THE RESULTS OF THE MOST BRUTAL FINANCE EXAM IN THE WORLD HAVE JUST BEEN RELEASED - HERE ARE THE QUESTIONS THOSE WHO TOOK IT FACED

On Tuesday, results for Levels I and II of the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification were released. Every year, more than 100,000...

People close to Saudi investment fund reportedly cast doubt on Elon Musk's claims about negotiations to take Tesla private

PEOPLE CLOSE TO SAUDI INVESTMENT FUND REPORTEDLY CAST DOUBT ON ELON MUSK'S CLAIMS ABOUT NEGOTIATIONS TO TAKE TESLA PRIVATE

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has teased the idea of taking the electric-car company private and said he had " funding secured " for the ambitious...

 
 
 
The Turkish lira has finally stabilised as Erdogan promises action against 'economic terrorists'

THE TURKISH LIRA HAS FINALLY STABILISED AS ERDOGAN PROMISES ACTION AGAINST 'ECONOMIC TERRORISTS'

The lira has stabilised on Tuesday morning after a dramatic decline over the last 9 days. Turkish President Erdogan has vowed action...

That Escalated Quickly: The Emerging Market Currency Crisis Of 2018 Threatens To Destabilize The Entire Global Financial System

THAT ESCALATED QUICKLY: THE EMERGING MARKET CURRENCY CRISIS OF 2018 THREATENS TO DESTABILIZE THE ENTIRE GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM

We haven't seen emerging market currencies crash like this in over a decade, and analysts are warning that if this continues we could...