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A JPMorgan-backed personal finance app catering to children has doubled users this year. Now it's eyeing ways to let kids play the stock market

A JPMorgan-backed personal finance app catering to children has doubled users this year. Now it's eyeing ways to let kids play the stock market

25 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Greenlight, the personal financial management app for kids and parents, has seen its user base double since the start of the year. With this growth, Greenlight is building an...
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Go public now while software valuations make no sense

Go public now while software valuations make no sense

29 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Software valuations are bonkers, which means it's a great time to go public. Asana, Monday.com, Wrike and every other gosh darn software company that is putting it off, pay...
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The CEO of this $4.3 billion AI-backed analytics firm explains why voice and video is now key to efforts at top businesses like Macy's, Sephora, and Marriott to build 'digital twins' of customers and employees

The CEO of this $4.3 billion AI-backed analytics firm explains why voice and video is now key to efforts at top businesses like Macy's, Sephora, and Marriott to build 'digital twins' of customers and employees

55 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The coronavirus decimated the retail industry's ability to gather data on their customers, including their purchasing habits. Not having that kind of data can hamper a...
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Gone for good? Evidence signals many jobs aren't coming back

57 minutes ago   |   Chron

WASHINGTON - Stark evidence of the damage the resurgent viral outbreak has caused the U.S. economy could come Friday when the government is expected to report that the pace of...
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Market Summary: July 2020

1 hour ago   |   Financial Engines

Markets rise despite bad economic news. What happened. U.S. and international stocks rose in July, for the fourth month in a row. Large-cap stocks were up 5.64 percent and...
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Funding in an uncertain market: using venture debt to bridge the gap

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

Will Hutchins Contributor Share on Twitter Will Hutchins is a managing director at Espresso Capital , a leading provider of innovative growth financing and venture debt...
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Allstate CEO: Company Can Gain Auto Share, Premiums, Even if Miles Driven Permanently Decline

1 hour ago   |   A.M. Best   |   2 articles

Allstate Corp. can increase personal auto market share and premiums, even if the pandemic leads to permanent declines in miles driven, Chairman, President and Chief Executive...
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Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Oil prices rose Wednesday to the highest level since March after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories fell last week by 7.4 million, more than...
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Cardlytics adds OpenTable CMO to board of directors

Cardlytics adds OpenTable CMO to board of directors

1 hour ago   |   Biz Journals   |   2 articles

Atlanta-based advertising platform Cardlytics has added a 10th member to its board of directors. Cardlytics said it appointed OpenTable Chief Marketing Officer Jessica Jensen...
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A financial adviser told me to invest my savings while the market was down, but I ignored his advice - and I'm so glad I did

A financial adviser told me to invest my savings while the market was down, but I ignored his advice - and I'm so glad I did

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

At the start of 2020, I felt great about my finances - my savings were in good shape, and I'd started to get serious about funding my retirement account. I also wanted to...
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See the pitch deck that helped WorkPatterns raise $2.8 million in seed...

See the pitch deck that helped WorkPatterns raise $2.8 million in seed funding before the pandemic began, and predicted many challenges remote managers are now facing

WorkPatterns, a startup that offers software to standardize remote management strategies , raised $2.8 million in seed funding led by Javelin Venture Partners and Founders... Read more ...

Square surges 16% after reporting quarterly earnings showing a 64% jump in...

Square surges 16% after reporting quarterly earnings showing a 64% jump in revenue

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The Galaxy Tab S7 will bring 5G to Samsung's tablet line

The Galaxy Tab S7 will bring 5G to Samsung's tablet line

Samsung's going all in on 5G. The company was an early adopter for the next-gen wireless technology and has just offered it across the newly announce Galaxy Note 20. Turns out... Read more ...

The CEO of this $4.3 billion AI-backed analytics firm explains why voice and...

The CEO of this $4.3 billion AI-backed analytics firm explains why voice and video is now key to efforts at top businesses like Macy's, Sephora, and Marriott to build 'digital twins' of customers and employees

The coronavirus decimated the retail industry's ability to gather data on their customers, including their purchasing habits. Not having that kind of data can hamper a... Read more ...

ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

The July ISM Services index was at 58.1%, up from 57.1% in June. The employment index decreased to 42.1%, from 43.1%. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50... Read more ...

US companies added 167,000 in July, badly missing economist forecasts, ADP says

US companies added 167,000 in July, badly missing economist forecasts, ADP says

US private payrolls rose 167,000 in July, a Wednesday report from ADP showed . Economists had expected that private payrolls would rise by 1.2 million in July. The report is a... Read more ...

The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine...

The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson have entered into an agreement with the U.S. government to provide 100 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine, with the option of 200 million... Read more ...

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

Job postings for entry-level positions popular with new college grads fell by 73%, compared with before COVID-19 hit. And for the class of 2020 who have landed jobs it's often... Read more ...

Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

Oil prices rose Wednesday to the highest level since March after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories fell last week by 7.4 million, more than... Read more ...

Ford's new CEO named Amazon, Apple, and Tesla - not GM - as his key rivals...

Ford's new CEO named Amazon, Apple, and Tesla - not GM - as his key rivals. Industry experts say he's exactly right

Jim Farley, Ford's current COO and incoming CEO, didn't mention General Motors or Fiat Chrysler when discussing Ford's competition during a Tuesday conference call. "We know... Read more ...