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BlackRock accidentally posted spreadsheets full of information on thousands of financial advisors that use its ETFs, calling some 'dabblers' and others 'power users'

BLACKROCK ACCIDENTALLY POSTED SPREADSHEETS FULL OF INFORMATION ON THOUSANDS OF FINANCIAL ADVISORS THAT USE ITS ETFS, CALLING SOME 'DABBLERS' AND OTHERS 'POWER USERS'

According to a Bloomberg News story , multi-trillion-dollar asset manager BlackRock accidentally posted a link to spreadsheets full...

Rapper Snoop Dogg is partnering with Swedish fintech unicorn Klarna, and has become a major shareholder

RAPPER SNOOP DOGG IS PARTNERING WITH SWEDISH FINTECH UNICORN KLARNA, AND HAS BECOME A MAJOR SHAREHOLDER

Snoop Dogg has teamed up with $2.5 billion Swedish start up bank Klarna by becoming a shareholder. The global payment provider is seeking...

 
 
 
I use the free version of Personal Capital, a financial planning website, every month - here's why I can't stop

I USE THE FREE VERSION OF PERSONAL CAPITAL, A FINANCIAL PLANNING WEBSITE, EVERY MONTH - HERE'S WHY I CAN'T STOP

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

Capitol Vision: Gov. Kemp pledges teacher pay raise; MARTA chief calls for $100B transit investment

CAPITOL VISION: GOV. KEMP PLEDGES TEACHER PAY RAISE; MARTA CHIEF CALLS FOR $100B TRANSIT INVESTMENT

Gov. Brian Kemp will ask the General Assembly for a pay raise for teachers this year and recommend $69 million in grants to improve...

 
 
 
When Vanguard's founder first invented the index fund, it was ridiculed as 'un-American,' but 40 years later it's an investing strategy championed by Warren Buffett

WHEN VANGUARD'S FOUNDER FIRST INVENTED THE INDEX FUND, IT WAS RIDICULED AS 'UN-AMERICAN,' BUT 40 YEARS LATER IT'S AN INVESTING STRATEGY CHAMPIONED BY WARREN BUFFETT

Jack Bogle , the founder of investing firm Vanguard Group, died on Wednesday at age 89. Bogle pioneered low-cost index funds , which...

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

MICROSOFT PLEDGES $500 MILLION INVESTMENT TO TACKLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS

Most of the money will help preserve and build new homes for low and middle-income residents. A smaller portion will go toward homeless...

 
 
 
Bill Gates says investing in 4 simple plans has saved millions of lives and provided a better return on investment than the stock market

BILL GATES SAYS INVESTING IN 4 SIMPLE PLANS HAS SAVED MILLIONS OF LIVES AND PROVIDED A BETTER RETURN ON INVESTMENT THAN THE STOCK MARKET

Bill and Melinda Gates are making a hard push for rich countries to re-invest in four key public health programs that fund inexpensive...

‘Star Wars' returns: Trump calls for space-based missile defense

‘STAR WARS' RETURNS: TRUMP CALLS FOR SPACE-BASED MISSILE DEFENSE

The President has announced that the Defense Department will pursue a space-based missile defense system reminiscent of the one proposed...

 
 
 
Warren Buffett says Jack Bogle converted 'a lot of people to the right religion of investing'

WARREN BUFFETT SAYS JACK BOGLE CONVERTED 'A LOT OF PEOPLE TO THE RIGHT RELIGION OF INVESTING'

Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard Group and the pioneer of low-cost investing, died Wednesday. He was 89. Berkshire Hathaway CEO...

Gymboree files for bankruptcy, plans to close stores

GYMBOREE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, PLANS TO CLOSE STORES

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree Group Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to shut its Gymboree and Crazy 8-brand store...

 
 
 
Forget FANG - A $135 billion investor says a new group of stocks is poised to dominate the market going forward

FORGET FANG - A $135 BILLION INVESTOR SAYS A NEW GROUP OF STOCKS IS POISED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET GOING FORWARD

For years, mega-cap tech companies ruled the stock market as investors happily piled into them despite stretched valuations. Don Townswick,...

Index Ventures leads $40 million investment in German HR startup Personio

INDEX VENTURES LEADS $40 MILLION INVESTMENT IN GERMAN HR STARTUP PERSONIO

Munich-based human resources startup Personio has raised $40 million in venture capital in a round that was led by Index Ventures.

 
 
 
The CEO behind 'Pokémon Go' says the company is cash-flow positive as it becomes worth almost $4 billion

THE CEO BEHIND 'POKÉMON GO' SAYS THE COMPANY IS CASH-FLOW POSITIVE AS IT BECOMES WORTH ALMOST $4 BILLION

Niantic , the developer of "Pokémon Go" and the forthcoming "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," announced that it's raised $245 million...

 
 
 
John Bogle dies at 89; fought for lower fees for investors

JOHN BOGLE DIES AT 89; FOUGHT FOR LOWER FEES FOR INVESTORS

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. - John C. Bogle, who simplified investing for the masses by launching the first index mutual fund and founded Vanguard...

Switzerland's Veeam Software just scooped up half a billion dollars in funding and the cofounder says he's ready to start buying companies

SWITZERLAND'S VEEAM SOFTWARE JUST SCOOPED UP HALF A BILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING AND THE COFOUNDER SAYS HE'S READY TO START BUYING COMPANIES

Veeam Software announced Wednesday that it has raised $500 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. With the additional funding,...

 
 
 
Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

JACK BOGLE, FATHER OF SIMPLE INVESTING, DIES AT 89

Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund, died Wednesday, the firm said. He said investors should own...

Bank of America profit tops estimates

BANK OF AMERICA PROFIT TOPS ESTIMATES

Bank of America reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as higher interest income and loan growth eclipsed declines in...

 
 
 
Sears avoids liquidation as Eddie Lampert wins bankruptcy auction

SEARS AVOIDS LIQUIDATION AS EDDIE LAMPERT WINS BANKRUPTCY AUCTION

Sears chairman Eddie Lampert has reportedly won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating. Lampert's...

Higuain too old at 31? Why ageist Chelsea won't do any better than AC Milan star

HIGUAIN TOO OLD AT 31? WHY AGEIST CHELSEA WON'T DO ANY BETTER THAN AC MILAN STAR

Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is rightly frustrated by his employers' reluctance to invest in players over 30 - if you're good enough,...