Month: September 2018

Sean Rayford | Getty Images People navigate floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence near the Waccamaw River on September 23, 2018 in Conway, South Carolina.  Flood-caused property damage generally is covered under a National Flood Insurance Program policy, if the homeowner has one. The problem is that most people don’t. Only 12 percent of homeowners have
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Monzo has won over an increasing number of plaudits, and customers, since setting up business in 2015. And now the start-up challenger bank has topped LinkedIn’s “Top 25 U.K. Start-Ups” rankings for the second-year running. Other companies in the financial sphere to make the list’s top 10 include Revolut and ClearBank. To be eligible, businesses
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As China becomes more active in artificial intelligence, the U.S. should double the amount it spends on research in the field, says investor and AI practitioner Kai-Fu Lee, who has worked for Google, Microsoft and Apple. The comments come after various parts of the U.S. government have made AI announcements, even as the U.S. overall
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John Donahoe’s cloud company may be focused on transforming work, but the ServiceNow chief draws a lot of inspiration from some of the world’s top consumer-facing apps, he told CNBC on Friday. “Over the last 10 years, in the consumer mobile revolution, technology has transformed our lives at home with cloud-based applications like an eBay
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PepsiCo: Snack and beverage giant PepsiCo’s Tuesday earnings report will be a “bittersweet moment” for Cramer as longtime CEO Indra Nooyi prepares to step down from her post the following day. “Indra reinvented the company, transforming it from a carbonated soda and salty snacks business into a more diversified operation with many healthy offerings. I’ve
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David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Thomas Kurian, Oracle’s president of product development, speats at Oracle’s 2013 OpenWorld conference in San Francisco. Oracle said Thomas Kurian, the company’s president of product development, has resigned, three weeks after announcing that he was taking an unspecified amount of time off. “Mr. Kurian’s duties and responsibilities
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About Trading Nation is a multimedia financial news program that shows investors and traders how to use the news of the day to their advantage. This is where experts from across the financial world – including macro strategists, technical analysts, stock-pickers, and traders who specialize in options, currencies, and fixed income – come together to
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If you haven’t visited a college campus, secondhand store or seen “Crazy Rich Asians,” in which one of the central characters possesses a Jamba Juice freebie card, you may not have heard: Thrift is cool. In hospitality, that spirit has worked its way from Airbnb mania to spinoff hotel brands and independent properties that promise
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