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'You can't tariff your way out out of a trade deficit': Here's why China's exports to the US have held up in the face of Trump's trade war

'YOU CAN'T TARIFF YOUR WAY OUT OUT OF A TRADE DEFICIT': HERE'S WHY CHINA'S EXPORTS TO THE US HAVE HELD UP IN THE FACE OF TRUMP'S TRADE WAR

Growth of Chinese imports targeted by tariffs has fallen sharply in recent months. But the US-China trade deficit has held at a record...

26 beautiful handbag gifts from fashion newcomers and heritage luxury brands alike

26 BEAUTIFUL HANDBAG GIFTS FROM FASHION NEWCOMERS AND HERITAGE LUXURY BRANDS ALIKE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Leonardo DiCaprio had to return Marlon Brando's Oscar, and the financier who gave it to him as a birthday present is now reportedly a fugitive on the run

LEONARDO DICAPRIO HAD TO RETURN MARLON BRANDO'S OSCAR, AND THE FINANCIER WHO GAVE IT TO HIM AS A BIRTHDAY PRESENT IS NOW REPORTEDLY A FUGITIVE ON THE RUN

Leonardo DiCaprio handed over to the US government Marlon Brando's best actor Oscar that had previously been gifted to him. According...

Federal prosecutors are blowing holes through all of Trump's defenses in the Michael Cohen case

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE BLOWING HOLES THROUGH ALL OF TRUMP'S DEFENSES IN THE MICHAEL COHEN CASE

President Donald Trump finds himself facing mounting legal and political trouble in the face of his former lawyer's admission that...

 
 
 
I'm Budgeting My Clothing Allowance This Month; Here's What I'm Still Buying

I'M BUDGETING MY CLOTHING ALLOWANCE THIS MONTH; HERE'S WHAT I'M STILL BUYING

One of my 2019 resolutions is to better my finances, which unfortunately means rethinking my shopping habits. As December is already...

Inscribe raises $3 million to automate document fraud detection

INSCRIBE RAISES $3 MILLION TO AUTOMATE DOCUMENT FRAUD DETECTION

Inscribe closed a $3 million funding round to grow its engineering team and open an office in Dublin, Ireland. Inscribe uses AI to...

 
 
 
Chinese state hackers reportedly responsible for data breach affecting 500 million customers at Marriott, the US government's biggest hotel provider

CHINESE STATE HACKERS REPORTEDLY RESPONSIBLE FOR DATA BREACH AFFECTING 500 MILLION CUSTOMERS AT MARRIOTT, THE US GOVERNMENT'S BIGGEST HOTEL PROVIDER

The Mariott hotel group announced a major data breach that affected 500 million customers. US investigators reportedly believe Chinese...

AtScale raises $50 million to bring machine learning to cloud data management

ATSCALE RAISES $50 MILLION TO BRING MACHINE LEARNING TO CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT

AtScale raised $50 million to grow its on-premise and cloud-based data service and to introduce AI-powered features for data-driven...

 
 
 
U.S. Debt Poised To Hit The $22 Trillion Mark As “Storm Clouds” Indicate “We Could Have Another Financial Crisis”

U.S. DEBT POISED TO HIT THE $22 TRILLION MARK AS “STORM CLOUDS” INDICATE “WE COULD HAVE ANOTHER FINANCIAL CRISIS”

The rapidly exploding U.S. national debt is about to cross another critical threshold. According to the U.S. Treasury, the debt of...

Wix launches a new suite of products for support, sales and marketing

WIX LAUNCHES A NEW SUITE OF PRODUCTS FOR SUPPORT, SALES AND MARKETING

Wix is taking a big step beyond website building today with the launch of a suite of products called Ascend . PR Manager Matt Rosenberg...

 
 
 
This startup plans to take on CreditKarma by offering cash rewards for making smarter money decisions - here's what it says about the future of consumer finance

THIS STARTUP PLANS TO TAKE ON CREDITKARMA BY OFFERING CASH REWARDS FOR MAKING SMARTER MONEY DECISIONS - HERE'S WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CONSUMER FINANCE

A fintech startup will is giving cash rewards for consumers who sign up for its account and then take active steps to improve their...

Amazon isn't getting enough credit for creating jobs, Morgan Stanley says

AMAZON ISN'T GETTING ENOUGH CREDIT FOR CREATING JOBS, MORGAN STANLEY SAYS

Amazon 's impact on the job market has been underappreciated, Morgan Stanley says. The retailer is both directly and indirectly creating...

 
 
 
Andrew Gillum spoke at a Democratic National Committee event and undermined speculation that he'll launch a 2020 bid

ANDREW GILLUM SPOKE AT A DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE EVENT AND UNDERMINED SPECULATION THAT HE'LL LAUNCH A 2020 BID

Andrew Gillum, Florida's unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor and a rising star in the party, delivered remarks at a Democratic...

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

FINTECH STARTUP PLAID RAISES $250M AT A $2.65B VALUATION

In the five years since its product was showcased onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt New York's hackathon, Plaid has emerged as one of the...

 
 
 
Apple Pay finally launches in Germany

APPLE PAY FINALLY LAUNCHES IN GERMANY

Apple's mobile payment technology has finally launched in Germany, some four years after it debuted in the U.S . On its newly launched...

Hardware Club expands size of first fund to $50 million

HARDWARE CLUB EXPANDS SIZE OF FIRST FUND TO $50 MILLION

Hardware Club has increased the size of its first investment fund to $50 million as the community-driven platform expands its early-stage...

 
 
 
Prime Minister Theresa May Postpones Brexit Vote: Reports

PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY POSTPONES BREXIT VOTE: REPORTS

May's government does not have a majority in the House of Commons, and opposition parties say they will not back the deal that May...

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes is gaining a 'unique entry into cannabis'

THE MAKER OF MARLBORO CIGARETTES IS GAINING A 'UNIQUE ENTRY INTO CANNABIS'

Altria 's $1.8 billion investment in the cannabis producer Cronos is mutually beneficial, a Cowen analyst says. Cronos has a focus...

 
 
 
10 photos show the beauty and danger of the 'mammoth' winter storm that pummeled parts of the US Southeast with over 1 foot of snow

10 PHOTOS SHOW THE BEAUTY AND DANGER OF THE 'MAMMOTH' WINTER STORM THAT PUMMELED PARTS OF THE US SOUTHEAST WITH OVER 1 FOOT OF SNOW

A massive storm pelted southern states with freezing rain, snow, and ice, over the weekend and left over 300,000 people without power...