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Yellen says Fed needs to avoid 'boom-bust'cycle in economy

YELLEN SAYS FED NEEDS TO AVOID 'BOOM-BUST'CYCLE IN ECONOMY

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will...

WeWork just invested $32 million in a female-run startup that's basically a social club for women

WEWORK JUST INVESTED $32 MILLION IN A FEMALE-RUN STARTUP THAT'S BASICALLY A SOCIAL CLUB FOR WOMEN

The Wing, which offers women-only community and co-working spaces, just raised $32 million in a funding round led by WeWork. Based...

 
 
 
Divergent 3D taps a Chinese-led investment syndicate for up to $107 million in new funding

DIVERGENT 3D TAPS A CHINESE-LED INVESTMENT SYNDICATE FOR UP TO $107 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING

On a lonely stretch of road just off the highway in Torrance, Calif. employees at Divergent 3D are hard at work plotting a revolution...

Pixar chief John Lasseter confirms leave of absence as accusations break of him inappropriately 'grabbing, kissing'

PIXAR CHIEF JOHN LASSETER CONFIRMS LEAVE OF ABSENCE AS ACCUSATIONS BREAK OF HIM INAPPROPRIATELY 'GRABBING, KISSING'

Disney Animation head John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from Pixar because of "missteps," he wrote in a memo to Disney employees. There...

 
 
 
JPMorgan might be getting into bitcoin even though Jamie Dimon hates it

JPMORGAN MIGHT BE GETTING INTO BITCOIN EVEN THOUGH JAMIE DIMON HATES IT

JPMorgan is considering whether or not to help clients tap into a potential market for bitcoin futures, according to The Wall Street...

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How banks rank on offering the features consumers say are critical for choosing a bank

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: HOW BANKS RANK ON OFFERING THE FEATURES CONSUMERS SAY ARE CRITICAL FOR CHOOSING A BANK

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively...

 
 
 
Americans are having trouble paying off their credit cards - and it could spell trouble for the economy

AMERICANS ARE HAVING TROUBLE PAYING OFF THEIR CREDIT CARDS - AND IT COULD SPELL TROUBLE FOR THE ECONOMY

Joe Raedle/Getty Images US credit card delinquencies are rising, a potentially ominous sign for the economy. Americans now have more...

HSBC hires Google engineering director for retail tech role

HSBC HIRES GOOGLE ENGINEERING DIRECTOR FOR RETAIL TECH ROLE

Mike Warriner joining HSBC as chief information officer for retail banking and digital wealth management. Warriner spent 5 years at...

 
 
 
Aston Martin just replaced the most successful model in company history with a car straight out of a Bond movie

ASTON MARTIN JUST REPLACED THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MODEL IN COMPANY HISTORY WITH A CAR STRAIGHT OUT OF A BOND MOVIE

Aston Martin unveiled the new Vantage sports car on Tuesday. It will be powered by a 503 horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8. The new...

A group of cancer doctors discovered a way to slash the cost expensive pills by up to 75%, but they've hit a wall

A GROUP OF CANCER DOCTORS DISCOVERED A WAY TO SLASH THE COST EXPENSIVE PILLS BY UP TO 75%, BUT THEY'VE HIT A WALL

The cost of certain cancer drugs has gotten high, often to more than $100,000 a year. To combat that, researchers are looking for treatments...

 
 
 
7 Things Wanna-be Entrepreneurs Need to Know

7 THINGS WANNA-BE ENTREPRENEURS NEED TO KNOW

What do entrepreneurs need to know as they get started? Of course there's need to know, absolutely; and there's ought to know. I was...

AT&T CEO on whether Trump's CNN antipathy is behind DOJ lawsuit: No one 'should be surprised the question keeps coming up'

AT&T CEO ON WHETHER TRUMP'S CNN ANTIPATHY IS BEHIND DOJ LAWSUIT: NO ONE 'SHOULD BE SURPRISED THE QUESTION KEEPS COMING UP'

AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson blasted the US Department of Justice over an impending lawsuit. The department is fighting to block a...

 
 
 
Janet Yellen to resign from Fed after Trump denies her second term as chair

JANET YELLEN TO RESIGN FROM FED AFTER TRUMP DENIES HER SECOND TERM AS CHAIR

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will be stepping down from the central bank's powerful board of governors as soon as her prospective...

Marvell Technology will buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 billion

MARVELL TECHNOLOGY WILL BUY RIVAL CHIPMAKER CAVIUM FOR $6 BILLION

Marvell Technology has agreed to buy rival Cavium for $40 per share in cash and 2.1757 Marvell common shares for each unit of Cavium...

 
 
 
Intel Deepens Move into Sports Tech with SportStream Investment

INTEL DEEPENS MOVE INTO SPORTS TECH WITH SPORTSTREAM INVESTMENT

ScoreStream, a five-year-old startup that created a social media platform for crowd-sourcing local sports scores, has raised $3.7 million...

Sacramento Housing in October: Sales down 5% YoY, Active Inventory up 2% YoY

SACRAMENTO HOUSING IN OCTOBER: SALES DOWN 5% YOY, ACTIVE INVENTORY UP 2% YOY

During the recession, I started following the Sacramento market to look for changes in the mix of houses sold. For several years, not...

 
 
 
How EA Became the Most Hated Company On the Internet

HOW EA BECAME THE MOST HATED COMPANY ON THE INTERNET

A Problem, There Is... Video game company EA is in the final stages of releasing a long-anticipated game, Star Wars Battlefront II....

Mint Money Diary: Coffee Habits and Long Dinners

MINT MONEY DIARY: COFFEE HABITS AND LONG DINNERS

Occupation: Social Media Manager Industry: Digital Marketing Age: 26 Location: Indianapolis, IN Paycheck: $2,500/month after health/vision...

 
 
 
Wall Street needs to start worrying about a key change in Fed policy

WALL STREET NEEDS TO START WORRYING ABOUT A KEY CHANGE IN FED POLICY

The Fed's plan to shrink its balance sheet gradually may have greater market impact than expected. The planned $450 billion reduction...

Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments (WFC, AAPL, KO, BAC, AXP, PSX, IBM, USB, MCO)

HERE ARE WARREN BUFFETT'S MOST VALUABLE INVESTMENTS (WFC, AAPL, KO, BAC, AXP, PSX, IBM, USB, MCO)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $2 billion on its investment in Apple . The conglomerate bought more in the third...