May 20, 2019

4 Common Personal Finance Tips That Will Actually Fail You by Christy Bieber, The Motley Fool

        When it comes to money, there's a lot of advice out there that's repeated over and over. While some of this advice is great, there are also situations where the conventional wisdom is wrong. Unfortunately, if you rely on myths to make important choices about your money, you could end up in a very bad situation. It's important to research financial decisions carefully and to ...

May 17, 2019

Half of Americans are just one paycheck away from financial disaster and read this before you buy sunscreen this summer by Jacob Passy

        Personal FinanceSoon more borrowers will be able to use vacation days to pay off student-loan debtIt’s an added twist to an increasingly popular employee benefit. American journalism is suffering from ‘truth decay’ — the media have become more biased over the last 30 years, RAND study saysU.S. news has shifted to opinion-based content that appeals to emotion; newspapers have...

May 16, 2019

Three Uncomfortable Experiences Young Finance Professionals Can Expect To Face At Work by Jared Weitz

        Successful people often preach about the importance of being uncomfortable. Only after leaving their comfort zones and facing their fears, they say, did they acquire the real tools for success. As a veteran entrepreneur and CEO of a business financing company, I completely understand where they are coming from. Evolution and discomfort go hand-in-hand, especially in finance. This...

May 15, 2019

Stocks rise as auto tariffs are said to be delayed by Emily McCormick

        Stocks reversed early losses Wednesday amid reports that the Trump administration is planning to delay auto tariffs by up to six months.The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 0.73%, or 20.86 points, as of 3:13 p.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) rose 0.65%, or 166.62 points, while the Nasdaq (^IXIC) advanced 1.23%, or 95.42 points.On Wednesday, several news outlets reported that the Trump administrati...

May 10, 2019

Uber ends below $45 IPO price, washing out in market debut by Javier E David

        Uber (UBER) officially began trading Friday>

May 09, 2019

Stocks stabilize, trade worries linger by Emily McCormick

        Stocks ended little changed Wednesday as investors considered whether the U.S. and China would come to an agreement to resolve a more than year-long trade dispute before new tariffs are set to take effect Friday.The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 0.16%, or 4.5 points, as of market close. The Dow (^IXIC) rose 0.01%, or 1.96 points, after earlier in the session having added as many as 15...

May 08, 2019

LendingClub Looks To Disrupt Auto Finance Market by Bruce Rogers

        A series of interviews with innovators operating at the intersection of consumer behavior trends and business transformation: Todd Denbo, SVP and GM of Auto at LendingClub.Bruce Rogers: Purchases are down this year and the mix of vehicles people want has shifted to trucks and SUVs. What are the other long-term trends for the auto business?Todd Denbo: Alongside SUVs and trucks, cr...

May 07, 2019

Where now for the rules that rocked European finance? by Philip Stafford and Katie Martin

      Helping small and medium companies access capital markets was at the heart of Mifid II but more than 16 months on, bankers and regulators are worrying that Europe’s flagship securities-industry overhaul has become more of a problem than a solution.On the face of it, the new legislation sought to make the European Union’s stock and bond markets work for the benefit of the so-called real e...

Oct 16, 2018

When Business Executives Become Reluctant Statesmen by Andrew Ross Sorkin

        How can we get out of this?That was the question repeatedly asked during a series of phone calls over the weekend by the biggest names in finance — Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, Larry Fink of BlackRock and Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone — about how they could extricate themselves from a conference in Saudi Arabia they were scheduled attend next week.With the disappearance of t...

Oct 15, 2018

Fear On The Factory Floor Is Bad For Business by Madeline Janis

        In the past 20 years, U.S. manufacturing jobs have become more insecure and precarious.  The use of temporary workers has increased dramatically, with 47% of the U.S. temporary workforce consisting of manufacturing and industrial workers. While the economy improves, manufacturing wages have continued to decrease and over ⅓ of manufacturing workers are now on some form of pub...

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