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Trump appears close to abandoning on some of his biggest tax cut promises

TRUMP APPEARS CLOSE TO ABANDONING ON SOME OF HIS BIGGEST TAX CUT PROMISES

President Donald Trump appears close to backing off a slew of campaign promises on tax reform, reports said Tuesday. Politico's Josh...

The founder of the world's largest hedge fund says 'bitcoin is a bubble'

THE FOUNDER OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST HEDGE FUND SAYS 'BITCOIN IS A BUBBLE'

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, has joined the ranks of JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and other top Wall Streeters...

 
 
 
A bipartisan group of governors just blasted the new Republican healthcare bill - and it has a key addition

A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF GOVERNORS JUST BLASTED THE NEW REPUBLICAN HEALTHCARE BILL - AND IT HAS A KEY ADDITION

A bipartisan group of 10 governors on Tuesday attacked the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act...

The dollar drifts as the Fed kicks off its two-day meeting

THE DOLLAR DRIFTS AS THE FED KICKS OFF ITS TWO-DAY MEETING

The dollar is hovering as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day meeting. The US dollar index was little changed at 91.99 at 8:17 a.m....

 
 
 
Airlines could cash in on a $30 billion opportunity that would make pilots obsolete

AIRLINES COULD CASH IN ON A $30 BILLION OPPORTUNITY THAT WOULD MAKE PILOTS OBSOLETE

With autonomous driving on the way, the natural progression is to consider the possibilities of autonomous or pilotless air travel. It's...

Threat Stack snares $45 million investment as spotlight shines brightly on security

THREAT STACK SNARES $45 MILLION INVESTMENT AS SPOTLIGHT SHINES BRIGHTLY ON SECURITY

Threat Stack, the Boston-based security startup that helps companies stay protected in the cloud, reeled in a $45 million investment...

 
 
 
Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform

YOUNITED CREDIT RAISES $47.8 MILLION FOR ITS CROWDLENDING PLATFORM

French startup Younited Credit is building the biggest crowdlending platform in continental Europe. The company just raised $47.8 million...

Ahead Of The Holiday Season, Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection

AHEAD OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON, TOYS 'R' US FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

The largest U.S. toy chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Monday. Toys 'R' Us plans to use $3 billion in bankruptcy...

 
 
 
EU Chamber warns China: Open economy faster or risk backlash

EU CHAMBER WARNS CHINA: OPEN ECONOMY FASTER OR RISK BACKLASH

BEIJING - A business group urged China on Tuesday to carry out promises to open its economy and warned inaction might fuel a backlash...

A company that wants to use ultrasounds to deliver drugs just raised money from MIT's new $170 million venture fund

A COMPANY THAT WANTS TO USE ULTRASOUNDS TO DELIVER DRUGS JUST RAISED MONEY FROM MIT'S NEW $170 MILLION VENTURE FUND

Suono Bio, a company founded by 30-year-old Carl Schoellhammer, just raised its seed funding round in part from MIT's new venture fund. Suono...

 
 
 
The latest Republican Obamacare repeal is being pushed through the Senate at lightning speed

THE LATEST REPUBLICAN OBAMACARE REPEAL IS BEING PUSHED THROUGH THE SENATE AT LIGHTNING SPEED

Republicans are giving an Obamacare repeal one last go, and the process is moving at a blinding pace. The Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson...

 
 
 
Hotel Occupancy Rate increases following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE INCREASES FOLLOWING HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA

From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: Hurricane Irma's initial impact on hotel markets STR data shows Florida hotel markets that were evacuated...

Chipotle is cutting one of its main items from the menu

CHIPOTLE IS CUTTING ONE OF ITS MAIN ITEMS FROM THE MENU

Chipotle is cutting chorizo from the menu. The burrito chain confirmed to CNBC on Monday that it is ditching chorizo, the spicy chicken-and-pork...

 
 
 
Apple TV competitor Roku hopes to raise as much as $252 million in IPO

APPLE TV COMPETITOR ROKU HOPES TO RAISE AS MUCH AS $252 MILLION IN IPO

Roku, the maker of streaming video players that have become a favorite of cable TV cord cutters, plans to raise up to $252 million...

Mark Carney just summed up Brexit's impact on the economy in a few short sentences

MARK CARNEY JUST SUMMED UP BREXIT'S IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY IN A FEW SHORT SENTENCES

LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Monday neatly summed up the impact the vote to leave the European Union has had on...

 
 
 
The Justice Department has reportedly opened an insider trading investigation at Equifax

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT HAS REPORTEDLY OPENED AN INSIDER TRADING INVESTIGATION AT EQUIFAX

Equifax officials are reportedly being investigated by the Justice Department after selling stock before the company revealed a data...

Bitcoin surges past $4,100 despite reports of a wide-ranging crackdown on trading in China

BITCOIN SURGES PAST $4,100 DESPITE REPORTS OF A WIDE-RANGING CRACKDOWN ON TRADING IN CHINA

NEW YORK - Bitcoin has surged over $4,100 a coin on Monday, despite reports that Chinese authorities have decided on a plan for a wide-ranging...

 
 
 
Someone in Geneva is cutting up bank €500 banknotes and flushing them down toilets

SOMEONE IN GENEVA IS CUTTING UP BANK €500 BANKNOTES AND FLUSHING THEM DOWN TOILETS

Someone in the Swiss city of Geneva has been trying to flush tens of thousands of euros down toilets. Swiss prosecutors are investigating...

Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America

CHILEAN STARTUP COMPARAONLINE RAISES $14 MILLION FOR ITS FINANCIAL EDUCATION TOOLS FOR LATIN AMERICA

Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way....