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Escalations in Trump's trade war could wipe out $600 billion from the world economy, OECD warns

ESCALATIONS IN TRUMP'S TRADE WAR COULD WIPE OUT $600 BILLION FROM THE WORLD ECONOMY, OECD WARNS

Further escalation in the yearlong trade war between Washington and Beijing would hammer away at growth at a time when the global economy...

Comments on April Existing Home Sales

COMMENTS ON APRIL EXISTING HOME SALES

Earlier: NAR: Existing-Home Sales Decreased to 5.19 million in April A few key points: 1) The key for housing - and the overall economy...

 
 
 
Andrew Yang: The U.S. government is 24 years behind on tech

ANDREW YANG: THE U.S. GOVERNMENT IS 24 YEARS BEHIND ON TECH

We spoke with U.S. presidential hopeful Andrew Yang about how the government's AI policies compare with those of other countries.

NAR: Existing-Home Sales Decreased to 5.19 million in April

NAR: EXISTING-HOME SALES DECREASED TO 5.19 MILLION IN APRIL

From the NAR: Existing-Home Sales Inch Back 0.4% in April Existing-home sales saw a minor decline in April, continuing March's drop...

 
 
 
This is the only rewards credit card most people will ever need to open

THIS IS THE ONLY REWARDS CREDIT CARD MOST PEOPLE WILL EVER NEED TO OPEN

Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and...

Trump's trade war with China could start weighing on the biggest engine of the US economy

TRUMP'S TRADE WAR WITH CHINA COULD START WEIGHING ON THE BIGGEST ENGINE OF THE US ECONOMY

The US-China trade war could soon push consumers to reduce spending, according to a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch consumer-confidence...

 
 
 
Fear of Prolonged U.S.-China Trade War Rattles Markets

FEAR OF PROLONGED U.S.-CHINA TRADE WAR RATTLES MARKETS

Some financial analysts warned that if trade talks between the countries collapse-and tariffs remain high-the global economy could...

$967 million DataStax is making it much easier for developers to use a popular Facebook-created database project as it heads towards a reported IPO

$967 MILLION DATASTAX IS MAKING IT MUCH EASIER FOR DEVELOPERS TO USE A POPULAR FACEBOOK-CREATED DATABASE PROJECT AS IT HEADS TOWARDS A REPORTED IPO

On Tuesday, $967 million data management startup DataStax launched DataStax Constellation, a new cloud platform. DataStax says this...

 
 
 
More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

MORE TARIFFS ON CHINA, MORE HEAD SCRATCHING FROM ECONOMISTS

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a...

Tourism contributes £187 million to the Dundee economy in 2018

TOURISM CONTRIBUTES £187 MILLION TO THE DUNDEE ECONOMY IN 2018

As per latest figures, tourism contributed £187 million to the Dundee economy last year, going up £16 million from the previous year. Tourism...

 
 
 
George Washington Carver Award | Iowa Paves the Way for Biotech Innovation

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER AWARD | IOWA PAVES THE WAY FOR BIOTECH INNOVATION

Every year at the BIO World Congress, BIO recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to building the bio-based...

A travel photographer who spends half her life on the road shares her 2 favorite travel credit cards, and how they make traveling the world easier every day

A TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER WHO SPENDS HALF HER LIFE ON THE ROAD SHARES HER 2 FAVORITE TRAVEL CREDIT CARDS, AND HOW THEY MAKE TRAVELING THE WORLD EASIER EVERY DAY

Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and...

 
 
 
Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

FORD SLASHES 10% OF ITS GLOBAL SALARIED WORKFORCE

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will...

Sears Could've Been Amazon. Here's How It Blew Its Chances

SEARS COULD'VE BEEN AMAZON. HERE'S HOW IT BLEW ITS CHANCES

Fifty years ago, Sears was an economic dynamo, as dominant in retail as Amazon and Walmart are today. In 1969, Sears sales alone accounted...

 
 
 
Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen just sold his New York City condo for $33.5 million. Take a look inside the West Village triplex, which sold after just 32 days on the market

BILLIONAIRE HEDGE-FUND MANAGER STEVE COHEN JUST SOLD HIS NEW YORK CITY CONDO FOR $33.5 MILLION. TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THE WEST VILLAGE TRIPLEX, WHICH SOLD AFTER JUST 32 DAYS ON THE MARKET

Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen just sold his New York City condo for $33.5 million. The West Village condo sold after just...

Toomey: 'Absolutely painful' China tariffs may be 'worth the price'

TOOMEY: 'ABSOLUTELY PAINFUL' CHINA TARIFFS MAY BE 'WORTH THE PRICE'

Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday defended President Donald Trump amid the administration's trade war with China, arguing that an eventual...

 
 
 
This VC fund is betting $105 million on Texas tech startups as more talent leaves Silicon Valley for the Lone Star State

THIS VC FUND IS BETTING $105 MILLION ON TEXAS TECH STARTUPS AS MORE TALENT LEAVES SILICON VALLEY FOR THE LONE STAR STATE

LiveOak Venture Partners thinks there's a goldmine in the Texas tech scene. The investment firm has focused on Lone Star State startups...

Shark Tank: Kymera Accepts $500,000 From Robert Herjavec

SHARK TANK: KYMERA ACCEPTS $500,000 FROM ROBERT HERJAVEC

Freyer / Pixabay Jason Woods is no stranger to the Shark Tank. On a previous season, Jason came to the Sharks to pitch his company,...

 
 
 
Evercore is going after JPMorgan and Goldman; WeWork's CEO explains why he thinks his $47 billion company is recession-proof

EVERCORE IS GOING AFTER JPMORGAN AND GOLDMAN; WEWORK'S CEO EXPLAINS WHY HE THINKS HIS $47 BILLION COMPANY IS RECESSION-PROOF

Hey, readers! It was a big news week in the finance world. Both Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan announced their biggest-ever acquisitions...

China Is Running Out of U.S. Goods to Tariff, But It Has Other Trade War Weapons to Unleash

CHINA IS RUNNING OUT OF U.S. GOODS TO TARIFF, BUT IT HAS OTHER TRADE WAR WEAPONS TO UNLEASH

When President Donald Trump suddenly hiked tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports last week, China said it would respond...