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Premium Finance 2020-11-25T16:43:44Z
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Investors say these 22 fintechs are ready to take off and become the next big names in consumer finance

Investors' picks varied, but a central theme was personal finance, be it through automated saving, investing, or debt management.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T21:17:39Z
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'This is a no-brainer': Activist investor Sian Capital is going after pharma company Opko Health for dragging its feet on a potential COVID treatment

Rayaldee, a drug created by Opko Health to treat COVID symptoms, was fast-tracked by the FDA this summer, but has been slow to come to market.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T20:30:00Z
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BlackRock is making a $1 billion bet on a trendy type of indexing. Here's why hyper-personalized funds are having a moment.

At the heart of BlackRock's acquisition is the industry embracing separately managed accounts, and the customization — and tax benefits — they offer.
Premium Media 2020-11-25T19:26:15Z

BuzzFeed's HuffPost acquisition has kicked off talk of more digital media consolidation, and SPACs are already circling

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies armed with hundreds of millions of dollars are already evaluating a variety of digital media ventures.
Finance 2020-11-25T16:32:18Z

SPACs are so hot even Jay-Z is partnering with one. He's set to be the 'chief visionary officer' for California's largest cannabis firm.

The SPAC deal for the newly formed The Parent Company is set to close in January. Besides Jay-Z, other investors are Rihanna, Meek Mill, and Yo Gotti.
Finance 2020-11-25T16:00:00Z

How growing consumer demand for tech solutions is accelerating innovation in financial services

Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent fintech research.
Premium Finance 2020-11-25T15:43:00Z

5 books to read if you want to get started as a real estate agent

合约数字币和虚拟币home prices have hit historic highs, luring many new brokers. These books, by top names from Ryan Serhant to Gary Keller, can kick-start your career.
Finance 2020-11-25T15:01:00Z

These are the winning strategies for AI in banking

Download this FREE report to read Business Insider Intelligence's analysis of effective strategies to capture AI's potential in banking.
Finance 2020-11-25T14:12:00Z

Meet 2020's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Bridgewater, and Apollo

We received nominations from bosses, colleagues, recruiters, and others to highlight the top talent across investing, trading, and dealmaking.
Premium Finance 2020-11-25T14:07:00Z

Meet 6 top recruiters scouting talent for family offices as the secretive wealth managers to the world's richest look to boost their teams

Family offices are looking more like institutions — and they're looking to expand. Meet some of the must-know executive recruiters in the space.
Markets 2020-11-25T13:22:01Z

Billionaire investors Mark Cuban and Chamath Palihapitiya are challenging Warren Buffett in car insurance

The "Shark Tank" star and Virgin Galactic chairman are backing Metromile, a pay-per-mile auto insurer that has Buffett's Geico in its sights.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-25T12:01:00Z

2020 has been a record fundraising year for healthcare startups, but a new report cautions that funding could stall in the last few weeks

A CB Insights report found that the current pace of funding would put the industry on track for fewer deals compared to previous quarters.
Finance 2020-11-25T11:20:00Z

BlackRock's big bet on a hot investing trend — Activist investor angry over delayed COVID treatment — Point72 snaps up portfolio managers

The top finance stories for November 25, including the latest news on BlackRock's desire to get into customized index funds.
Markets 2020-11-25T09:34:07Z

Tesla has surged past $525 billion in market value and could soon overtake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Here's why that's astounding

Buffett's company earned 10 times Tesla's revenues last year, and had enough cash to buy Musk's company outright in March.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T19:40:00Z

Some Wall Street firms' return-to-office plans have hit a speed bump. Here's how Chase, Wells Fargo, and Deutsche Bank are navigating a spike in coronavirus cases.

Financial firms like Chase, Wells Fargo, and Deutsche Bank are issuing guidance for employees to stay 合约数字币和虚拟币home as coronavirus infections intensify.
Premium Tech 2020-11-24T19:13:20Z

Expensify CEO: I stand by my decision to email 10 million customers urging them to vote for Biden

In an op-ed, David Barrett describes the immediate aftermath of pressing "send" and why he feels it was a fundamental obligation.

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Premium Finance 2020-11-24T18:23:12Z

A first-generation college student from an HBCU crushed her virtual internship at BlackRock and landed a full-time offer. She laid out how to turn a summer gig on Wall Street into a coveted full-time job.

Tamia Marrow, 21, comes from a humble background in a small North Carolina town. Here's how she worked her way into one of Wall Street's top firms.
Markets 2020-11-24T17:45:00Z

Tesla just surged past $500 billion in market value. Elon Musk predicted self-driving cars would boost it to that level

The electric-car maker's market capitalization has soared more than 11-fold since Musk's forecast in May 2019.
Finance 2020-11-24T17:00:55Z

A US regulator fined JPMorgan Chase $250 million for 'deficient' risk management practices and insufficient controls

The regulator fined JPMorgan Chase Bank for its failure to "maintain adequate internal controls and internal audit" over its fiduciary business.
Finance 2020-11-24T16:47:00Z

How to land a job at Blackstone, according to the private-equity giant's president and its head of HR

lackstone president Jon Gray, headhunters who recruit for the firm, and its global head of HR told us what it takes to stand out.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T15:36:32Z

A utilities-focused hedge fund that managed $319 million is shutting down, with its staff moving to Point72

A portfolio manager and three analysts from utilities-focused hedge fund Blackstart Capital, which managed $319 million, have moved to Point72.
Premium Energy 2020-11-24T13:28:00Z

Botched installs, broken panels, ghosting reps: Power合约数字币和虚拟币home Solar is facing fresh complaints from frustrated customers

Customers shared claims of shoddy installations, following our previous reporting about Power合约数字币和虚拟币home's sales practices.
Markets 2020-11-24T13:21:00Z

Warren Buffett wants more small-business aid, less income inequality, and a robust economic recovery. He'll be happy to have Janet Yellen as treasury secretary

Buffett praised Yellen when she was at the Fed, and will likely support her efforts to stimulate the economy and narrow the wealth gap.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T12:00:00Z

Here's the 14-page pitch deck fintech HMBradley, a neobank offering interest rates as high as 3%, used to raise an $18.25 million Series A

HMBradley has a different business model from most neobanks, focusing on deposits as opposed to fees generated from interchange.
Finance 2020-11-24T11:20:00Z

Biden taps Yellen — Banks pause return-to-office plans — Investors pour money into magic mushrooms

The top finance stories for November 24, including the latest news on Wall Street's plans for returning to the office.

Meet the top 11 power players shaping Arizona's new market for recreational marijuana, including executives, advocates, and regulators

Here's a look at the biggest names in government, business, and advocacy to know in Arizona's recreational cannabis market.
Finance 2020-11-23T18:14:59Z

What is an expense ratio? The most important fee to know when investing in mutual funds or ETFs

An expense ratio is a fixed fee mutual funds and ETFs charge to cover their operating costs. While small, they can affect a fund's return over time.
Tech 2020-11-23T17:49:53Z

Alibaba's CEO said China's new tech regulations are 'timely and necessary' as the nation aims to keep internet firms from growing into powerful monopolies

Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang's comments contrast sharply with those made by Jack Ma, whose Ant Group IPO was pulled after he snubbed Chinese regulators.
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T16:19:00Z

Here's the 18-page pitch deck a startup rewarding customers for staying fit used to nab a $5 million seed round from VCs, Northwestern Mutual, and a BlackRock exec

Paceline has plans to develop its platform into a hub of highly-curated financial offerings, including insurance and credit cards.
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T15:55:00Z

A startup that helps companies like Kroger and Sweetgreen manage deliveries used this 25-slide pitch deck to nab a $14 million Series A

Founded in 2015, Onfleet helps brands like Kroger, Sweetgreen, Drizly, and Imperfect Foods manage third-party delivery fleets via its software.
Premium Cannabis 2020-11-23T15:26:00Z

A major psychedelics company just landed a record sum of cash from VCs. The CEO told us how he raised the mega-round and why it's a sign psychedelics are going mainstream.

The mental health fallout from the coronavirus pandemic may have increased investor interest in the round, CEO Florian Brand said.
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T15:04:00Z

DON'T MISS NEXT WEEK: Elite recruiters from The Carlyle Group, Apollo, and Bain Capital will break down how to get hired in private equity

Join Business Insider for an exclusive live event to learn what it takes to land a coveted job at top private-equity firms.
Markets 2020-11-23T14:48:47Z

Veteran investor Jeremy Grantham discussed the dot-com bubble, green investing, and America's poor handling of the pandemic in a recent interview. Here are the 10 best quotes

"I do not believe in American exceptionalism, except in one way. In recent decades, the US has been exceptionally bad."
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T14:31:00Z

Cooking classes, dozens of singers, and a 29-hour extravaganza: Here's how Wall Street and Big Law plan to throw their lavish winter holiday parties online

The office holiday party will look different this year for Wall Street and law firms, which are known for throwing expensive winter holiday affairs.
Premium Law 2020-11-23T14:20:00Z

Employers are frantically calling labor lawyers to ask if they can make a coronavirus vaccine mandatory in the workplace. Here's the advice 6 lawyers are giving clients.

Companies could require employees to get vaccinated for the coronavirus, but there are still many unknowns, according to lawyers.
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T14:13:00Z

Meet 10 recruiters and career coaches that can help you nab a 6-figure job at consulting firms like McKinsey and Bain

The independent experts shared advice they'd give to candidates interested in consulting roles, or how they can develop transferrable skills.
Finance 2020-11-23T13:31:00Z

Starling turned a profit in the month of October, throwing down the gauntlet for other neobanks

Starling had an operating profit of $1 million in October, fulfilling projections and becoming the first consumer-focused neobank to turn a profit.
Premium Finance 2020-11-23T13:30:00Z

An inside look at how 2 startups are disrupting the way professional services firms like Deloitte and McKinsey do business

We spoke with the founders of two startups and their investors about how they're shaking up the way professional services firms do business.
Finance 2020-11-23T11:20:00Z

Wall Street's holiday party plans — Inside PNC's deal for BBVA's US arm — Perella Weinberg seeks a SPAC

The top finance stories for November 23, including the latest news on how PNC's deal for BBVA's US arm got done.
Markets 2020-11-23T10:30:03Z

Warren Buffett discussed the Fed's pandemic response, small businesses, and his ukelele collection at a recent Goldman Sachs event. Here are the 10 best quotes

"As my number of ukeleles has gone up, my net worth has gone up," the famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO joked.
Finance 2020-11-22T13:30:00Z

Management consulting salaries revealed: How much top firms like McKinsey and PwC pay everyone from interns to C-suite execs

Here's exactly how much you could get paid at some of the world's top consulting firms, whether you're an MBA grad or an experienced executive.
Markets 2020-11-22T12:56:00Z

'Big Short' investor Michael Burry, who predicted the 2008 housing collapse, dumped these 5 stocks from his portfolio in the 3rd quarter

Burry's largest holding is still Alphabet, but he ditched 50% of his call position in the Google parent, according to a 13F filing.
Finance 2020-11-22T12:00:00Z

THE PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: The biggest shifts and trends driving short- and long-term growth and shaping the future of the industry

In this report, Business Insider Intelligence examines the payments ecosystem today, its growth drivers, and where the industry is headed.
Finance 2020-11-22T11:02:00Z

Zurich and Paris have joined Hong Kong to become the world's 3 most expensive cities – all thanks to COVID-19. Here's the full list.

Singapore and Osaka, that were joint-first in 2019, slid down the rankings to fourth and fifth place respectively, according to a new report.
Finance 2020-11-22T00:00:00Z

THE GLOBAL SMB NEOBANKS REPORT: How 17 upstarts are tailoring solutions to tap the $850 billion annual opportunity in addressing the unmet needs of SMBs

In a new 2020 report, Business Insider Intelligence explores the key factors driving an explosion of neobank activity in the small business segment.
Finance 2020-11-21T19:00:00Z

THE BANKING-AS-A-SERVICE REPORT: The major players and best practices behind the business model that's reshaping incumbents' DNA

This report looks at five major BaaS providers, from fintechs to 20-year-old legacy providers, that represent a good cross-section of the industry.
Opinion 2020-11-21T15:36:00Z

The finance industry has been too white and too male for too long. That needs to change.

In the wake of social justice reforms in the corporate world, one industry is in especially dire need of a reckoning: the asset management industry.
Premium Law 2020-11-21T15:00:00Z

Rumblings of racism at a famous civil-rights law firm highlight the lack of diversity at the firms that are supposed to fight for the oppressed

Lawyers at Sanford Heisler Sharp, known for representing victims of discrimination, made offensive remarks about race, ethnicity, and gender, Law360 reported.
Markets 2020-11-21T14:43:00Z

The world's biggest crypto fund manager says bitcoin is the next step in the evolution of money – and 'I can't use it to buy coffee' is no longer a sound argument

Investors should not get hung up on the fact that there are only 21 million Bitcoin that will ever exist because each coin has a 100 million units.
Markets 2020-11-21T14:17:00Z

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its $1.3 billion Costco stake last quarter. Here's why that's surprising

"If once or twice in a lifetime you're associated with such a business, you're a very lucky person."
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