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Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

ASIAN SHARES FALL ON POOR CHINESE ECONOMIC DATA

SINGAPORE - Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the...

French police have 'neutralized' the suspected gunman who killed 3 in a Christmas market shooting

FRENCH POLICE HAVE 'NEUTRALIZED' THE SUSPECTED GUNMAN WHO KILLED 3 IN A CHRISTMAS MARKET SHOOTING

French police have "neutralized" the Strasbourg shooting suspect, French media outlets reported Thursday. The suspect was identified...

 
 
 
A founder who survived the Chinese bike-sharing bubble is launching a scooter startup, and reckons it's a $35 billion market

A FOUNDER WHO SURVIVED THE CHINESE BIKE-SHARING BUBBLE IS LAUNCHING A SCOOTER STARTUP, AND RECKONS IT'S A $35 BILLION MARKET

Dott is a new scooter and electric bike startup which has raised €20 million to launch in Paris. There are a lot of scooter startups...

Whole Foods is officially breaking up with Instacart

WHOLE FOODS IS OFFICIALLY BREAKING UP WITH INSTACART

When Instacart began delivering Whole Foods Market groceries in 2014, it was the first national partner the startup had landed. Instacart...

 
 
 
Sudden impact: China's soybean purchase jolts prices

SUDDEN IMPACT: CHINA'S SOYBEAN PURCHASE JOLTS PRICES

China's decision to purchase 1.1 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans, announced Thursday by U.S. officials, had an instant impact...

ASUS ZenFone fate hangs in the balance as CEO resigns

ASUS ZENFONE FATE HANGS IN THE BALANCE AS CEO RESIGNS

ASUS may not be as a big a name in the smartphone market but it has achieved one thing few off its competitors have not. Its name has...

 
 
 
Stocks end mixed and oil rallies

STOCKS END MIXED AND OIL RALLIES

Wall Street closed mixed Thursday amid trade hopes and economic growth concerns. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week, the most since March. Watch...

 
 
 
Audience demand for Netflix originals will soon pass demand for licensed TV shows and movies, and that's great news for the streaming giant as competition heats up

AUDIENCE DEMAND FOR NETFLIX ORIGINALS WILL SOON PASS DEMAND FOR LICENSED TV SHOWS AND MOVIES, AND THAT'S GREAT NEWS FOR THE STREAMING GIANT AS COMPETITION HEATS UP

Audience demand for Netflix Originals will surpass that of licensed titles by October 2019, according to a new report from research...

Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies

COMPANIES TRACKING MUTATIONS IN CANCER CELLS CAN PROVIDE A KEY TO UNLOCKING BETTER THERAPIES

Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through...

 
 
 
Investors are blowing the next recession out of proportion - here's why they shouldn't be worried about an economic meltdown

INVESTORS ARE BLOWING THE NEXT RECESSION OUT OF PROPORTION - HERE'S WHY THEY SHOULDN'T BE WORRIED ABOUT AN ECONOMIC MELTDOWN

One of the biggest risks to the stock market is the fear of a recession, much more so than a recession itself. There are warning signs...

Construction management software developer Procore raises $75 million at a $3 billion valuation

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE DEVELOPER PROCORE RAISES $75 MILLION AT A $3 BILLION VALUATION

Procore Technologies , a provider of software to manage construction projects, is now worth $3 billion thanks to a new $75 million...

 
 
 
We tried the new Butterfinger next to the candy's old recipe - and the winner is clear

WE TRIED THE NEW BUTTERFINGER NEXT TO THE CANDY'S OLD RECIPE - AND THE WINNER IS CLEAR

Butterfinger has a new recipe rolling out in 2019. The new recipe uses a different type of peanut and more cocoa, and certain ingredients...

Hot database startup Neo4j is bringing on its first-ever CFO, months after raising $80 million

HOT DATABASE STARTUP NEO4J IS BRINGING ON ITS FIRST-EVER CFO, MONTHS AFTER RAISING $80 MILLION

Neo4j, which recently raised $80 million, announced that it was bringing on Mike Asher as its first-ever CFO. Denise Persson, CMO of...

 
 
 
NYC's Work-Bench announces $47M enterprise investment fund

NYC'S WORK-BENCH ANNOUNCES $47M ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT FUND

Work-Bench , an early stage enterprise startup venture capital firm based in New York City announced its $47 million Fund II today....

We spoke with Wall Street's 8 best-performing fund managers of 2018 to find out how they crushed the market - and what opportunities they're pursuing for 2019

WE SPOKE WITH WALL STREET'S 8 BEST-PERFORMING FUND MANAGERS OF 2018 TO FIND OUT HOW THEY CRUSHED THE MARKET - AND WHAT OPPORTUNITIES THEY'RE PURSUING FOR 2019

Business Insider spoke with the eight best-performing large-cap fund managers of the year, based on a trailing one-year basis through...

 
 
 
'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...

Apple will build $1 billion campus in Austin amid ongoing U.S. hiring spree

APPLE WILL BUILD $1 BILLION CAMPUS IN AUSTIN AMID ONGOING U.S. HIRING SPREE

Apple announced it will spend $1 billion on a new campus in North Austin while also opening new offices in Seattle and Southern California.

 
 
 
Asian markets welcome China trade concessions; Europe is flat before the ECB rate decision

ASIAN MARKETS WELCOME CHINA TRADE CONCESSIONS; EUROPE IS FLAT BEFORE THE ECB RATE DECISION

Asian markets bounced after China reportedly promised to buy $180 million of US soybeans, easing market tensions of an escalating trade...

ExactTarget's McCorkle Hatches MetaCX to Improve Software Experience

EXACTTARGET'S MCCORKLE HATCHES METACX TO IMPROVE SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Scott McCorkle, one of Indiana's more seasoned software executives, is back in the startup arena with MetaCX , a High Alpha -backed...