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SHUTDOWN DAY 28: Secret Service agents struggle with no pay, White House thinks next week could eat another 0.13% of the US economy

SHUTDOWN DAY 28: SECRET SERVICE AGENTS STRUGGLE WITH NO PAY, WHITE HOUSE THINKS NEXT WEEK COULD EAT ANOTHER 0.13% OF THE US ECONOMY

US Secret Service agents told CNN that they were struggling without their paychecks amid the ongoing federal government shutdown . One...

The Week Ahead: Markets missing data

THE WEEK AHEAD: MARKETS MISSING DATA

The stock market is not the economy. And as the partial government shutdown drags on, that has never been more accurate. In the week...

 
 
 
Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low low price of $7.5 billion

MALAYSIA WILL FORGET ALL ABOUT THE GOLDMAN SACHS 1MDB SCANDAL FOR THE LOW LOW PRICE OF $7.5 BILLION

Malaysia's finance minister has hinted that the country's government may consider dropping charges against Goldman Sachs over its alleged...

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

MALAYSIA SAYS GOLDMAN SACHS MUST PAY, APOLOGY NOT ENOUGH

PUTRAYAJAYA, Malaysia - Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Friday that an apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged...

 
 
 
Shock Survey: 59 Percent Of Americans Support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Proposal To Raise The Top Tax Rate To 70%

SHOCK SURVEY: 59 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUPPORT ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ'S PROPOSAL TO RAISE THE TOP TAX RATE TO 70%

Although she has only been in Congress for less than a month, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting more attention than any other member...

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...

 
 
 
Plus, Premier, or Priority: We break down which Southwest Airlines credit card gets flyers the most value

PLUS, PREMIER, OR PRIORITY: WE BREAK DOWN WHICH SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CREDIT CARD GETS FLYERS THE MOST VALUE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate...

 
 
 
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...

Payment relief for government workers, No Hennessey Ford GT V-8, Electric Ford F-150: What's New The Car Connection

PAYMENT RELIEF FOR GOVERNMENT WORKERS, NO HENNESSEY FORD GT V-8, ELECTRIC FORD F-150: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Automakers roll out payment relief options for federal workers A handful of automakers' finance arms allow those affected by the U.S....

 
 
 
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 213,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASED TO 213,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending January 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 213,000, a decrease...

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...

 
 
 
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,...

Europe's move to impose steel tariffs tips over another domino in Trump's trade war with China

EUROPE'S MOVE TO IMPOSE STEEL TARIFFS TIPS OVER ANOTHER DOMINO IN TRUMP'S TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

The EU opted to make previously temporary steel tariffs permanent Wednesday matching US tariffs on imports. The move highlights that...

 
 
 
German HR and recruiting platform Personio raises $40M Series B led by Index

GERMAN HR AND RECRUITING PLATFORM PERSONIO RAISES $40M SERIES B LED BY INDEX

Personio , the German HR and recruiting platform, has raised $40 million in a Series B funding. Leading the round is London-based Index...

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.

 
 
 
Glam Goals! Rapper Danielle Bregoli Scores $900,000 Deal With CopyCat Beauty

GLAM GOALS! RAPPER DANIELLE BREGOLI SCORES $900,000 DEAL WITH COPYCAT BEAUTY

She's starting a lucrative new business venture! Danielle Bregoli just scored a major endorsement deal with a beauty company, proving...

 
 
 
M. Night Shyamalan Has Been Self-Financing His Recent Films

M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN HAS BEEN SELF-FINANCING HIS RECENT FILMS

Want to know how M. Night Shyamalan got back on top after falling from grace? He paid his way. The filmmaker, who has Glass hitting...

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,...