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Trump is handing another US ambassadorship to a member of his Mar-a-Lago resort that costs $200,000 to join

TRUMP IS HANDING ANOTHER US AMBASSADORSHIP TO A MEMBER OF HIS MAR-A-LAGO RESORT THAT COSTS $200,000 TO JOIN

Trump is handing another US ambassadorship to a member of his Mar-a-Lago resort that costs $200,000 to join. This time its the long-vacant...

Apple and Barclays Offering $50 Gift Card Bonus for New Customers Who Sign Up for a Barclaycard Visa With Apple Rewards

APPLE AND BARCLAYS OFFERING $50 GIFT CARD BONUS FOR NEW CUSTOMERS WHO SIGN UP FOR A BARCLAYCARD VISA WITH APPLE REWARDS

Apple and Barclays have teamed up to offer a special promotion that will reward Apple customers who sign up for an Apple Rewards Barclaycard...

 
 
 
Amazon has a no-fee credit card that Prime members should strongly consider opening - if only for the 5% cash back on all their Amazon and Whole Foods purchases

AMAZON HAS A NO-FEE CREDIT CARD THAT PRIME MEMBERS SHOULD STRONGLY CONSIDER OPENING - IF ONLY FOR THE 5% CASH BACK ON ALL THEIR AMAZON AND WHOLE FOODS PURCHASES

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

Sears pops after report says its closing in on a deal that could keep it open through the holidays

SEARS POPS AFTER REPORT SAYS ITS CLOSING IN ON A DEAL THAT COULD KEEP IT OPEN THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

Sears filed for bankruptcy last month, saying it would close 142 US stores before year end. On Wednesday, the iconic US retailer said...

 
 
 
Key Measures Show Inflation Softened Slightly on YoY Basis in October

KEY MEASURES SHOW INFLATION SOFTENED SLIGHTLY ON YOY BASIS IN OCTOBER

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning: According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,...

Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

ALLBIRDS, THE BUZZY SNEAKER STARTUP THAT'S NOW REPORTEDLY WORTH $1 BILLION, JUST RELEASED ITS MOST EXPENSIVE SHOE YET

Allbirds has released its newest shoe. Called the Tree Topper , it's a high-top sneaker that retails for $115. The new sneaker is the...

 
 
 
Dragos Raises $37 Million to Secure Industrial Systems

DRAGOS RAISES $37 MILLION TO SECURE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS

Two years ago when Rob Lee first sought funding for his cybersecurity startup Dragos , most venture capitalists didn't deem the business...

Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES HAS A FRESH $1B TO INVEST IN STARTUPS

Bain Capital Ventures , the venture capital arm of the private equity giant Bain Capital, has brought in $1 billion to invest in startups...

 
 
 
Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES CLOSES NEW FUNDS TOTALING $1 BILLION FOR STARTUPS IN SAAS, SECURITY, FINANCIAL TECH, AND HEALTH

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth...

11 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Starting To Slow Down Dramatically

11 SIGNS THAT THE U.S. ECONOMY IS STARTING TO SLOW DOWN DRAMATICALLY

The pace at which things are changing is shocking the experts. Just a few months ago, many of the experts were still talking about...

 
 
 
China's Building Spree In Poor Nations: Does It Really Help The Local Economy?

CHINA'S BUILDING SPREE IN POOR NATIONS: DOES IT REALLY HELP THE LOCAL ECONOMY?

There are a lot of state secrets when it comes to the billions of dollars worth of roads, hospitals and more. Satellite images of night...

Amex's Pay It Plan It shows how flexible, digital financing could help issuers attract and engage younger users

AMEX'S PAY IT PLAN IT SHOWS HOW FLEXIBLE, DIGITAL FINANCING COULD HELP ISSUERS ATTRACT AND ENGAGE YOUNGER USERS

Business Insider Intelligence is continually adding new types of coverage to better serve our subscribers. Our research team has begun...

 
 
 
The iPhone XS Max is an absolutely gorgeous phone, but it proves that bigger isn't always better

THE IPHONE XS MAX IS AN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS PHONE, BUT IT PROVES THAT BIGGER ISN'T ALWAYS BETTER

There is a moment when you're holding the gold iPhone XS Max in your hands where you'll start doing the mental math. "How much is $1,100,...

Meet the CEO who once turned down a $500 million offer for his startup - and just sold it for $8 billion

MEET THE CEO WHO ONCE TURNED DOWN A $500 MILLION OFFER FOR HIS STARTUP - AND JUST SOLD IT FOR $8 BILLION

A little over six years ago, Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith turned down a $500 million acquisition offer for his bootstrapped company. He...

 
 
 
Alibaba's Singles Day made e-commerce history - but the numbers also suggest China's economy is cooling down

ALIBABA'S SINGLES DAY MADE E-COMMERCE HISTORY - BUT THE NUMBERS ALSO SUGGEST CHINA'S ECONOMY IS COOLING DOWN

Alibaba made e-commerce history on Sunday, recording $30.8 billion in sales in 24 hours at the its Singles Day celebration. But the...

Tips for Getting the Lowest Interest Rate Possible on Your Next Car

TIPS FOR GETTING THE LOWEST INTEREST RATE POSSIBLE ON YOUR NEXT CAR

If would be great if every loan came with zero percent interest, but lenders have to make money somehow. To keep from spending a penny...

 
 
 

BOEHRINGER POWERS CANCER VACCINE STARTUP AMAL TO B ROUND

Amal Therapeutics has added €21.2 million to its series B round. Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund co-led the financing to tee Amal...

We Are Witnessing The Most Destructive Fire In The History Of California, And “Devil Winds” Threaten To Make Things Even Worse

WE ARE WITNESSING THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN THE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA, AND “DEVIL WINDS” THREATEN TO MAKE THINGS EVEN WORSE

California has been absolutely devastated by horrific wildfires in recent years, but the state has never seen anything quite like this....

 
 
 
Atomico leads $24 million investment in UI prototyping platform Framer

ATOMICO LEADS $24 MILLION INVESTMENT IN UI PROTOTYPING PLATFORM FRAMER

Framer, a Netherlands-based UI prototyping startup, has raised $24 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico, with participation...

The world's biggest tech investor will target a $21 billion IPO in December

THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TECH INVESTOR WILL TARGET A $21 BILLION IPO IN DECEMBER

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is launching an initial public offering of its mobile division in December. The IPO is set at 2.4 trillion...