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An ex-Wall Street chief strategist says the market's comeback has made most investors 'blissfully unaware' of its real risks - and lays out 6 reasons why another free-fall is on the cards

An ex-Wall Street chief strategist says the market's comeback has made most investors 'blissfully unaware' of its real risks - and lays out 6 reasons why another free-fall is on the cards

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement It's easy to look at the biggest indices of US stocks and draw sweeping conclusions about the overall market. It's even more tempting to do this because...
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Officials identify a woman suspect after letter laced with deadly ricin poison sent to President Trump

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The White House is pictured in 2018. DEA/M. BORCHI/Getty An envelope addressed to the White House that contained the deadly poison ricin was intercepted by US authorities on...
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This one counterintuitive practice could help you get more done

1 hour ago   |   Fast Company

You can ignore this reality, or you can be intentional about addressing it. You can't have more than one top priority. You just can't.
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Technology giants may face TikTok fate as EU seeks to toughen up Big Tech regulation

Technology giants may face TikTok fate as EU seeks to toughen up Big Tech regulation

1 hour ago   |   RT

Struggling to make technology companies play by its rules, the EU may unleash measures similar to those the US imposed on TikTok, forcing them to sell some of their European...
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The ban on TikTok downloads has been postponed by one week after Trump gave his 'blessing' to a deal with Oracle and Walmart

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

US President Donald Trump said he's given the TikTok-Oracle deal his blessing. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images The US is officially postponing the ban on TikTok downloads it...
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Kids in the UK are now spending more money on 'Fortnite' and 'Roblox' than candy and books

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

LPETTET/Getty Images Childrens' spending habits in the UK have shifted to online games such as "Roblox" and "Fortnite" since lockdown began, away from sweets and books, a...
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Records show Alpine fire alarm was silenced weeks before deadly blaze

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The alarm's monitoring company could not reach the Alpine's emergency contact but notified the Las Vegas Fire Department, which did not respond to the property.
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Lockdown, loneliness, and love machines: Economist Noreena Hertz's new book unpicks our troubled relationship with tech

Lockdown, loneliness, and love machines: Economist Noreena Hertz's new book unpicks our troubled relationship with tech

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Speaking down the line from her north London home in Primrose Hill, it's not immediately clear if lockdown affected Noreena Hertz much at all. "I'd...
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Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83

7 hours ago   |   Chron

NEWARK, Del. - Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in...
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Trump approves TikTok deal involving Oracle, ending international standoff

9 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   9 articles

Donald Trump approved Oracle's bid for the U.S. operations of TikTok “in concept,” a deal forced by the president's orders last month declaring the popular video-sharing app a...
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Trump says he has an 'obligation' to nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's...

Trump says he has an 'obligation' to nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor 'without delay' amid reports he plans to name a nominee within days

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump is planning to nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg within the "coming days," ABC News... Read more ...

This Week in Apps: iOS 14's surprise arrival, Apple's app bundle, TikTok &...

This Week in Apps: iOS 14's surprise arrival, Apple's app bundle, TikTok & WeChat banned from app stores Sunday

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry... Read more ...

Economy now more important than military expenses, Russia's budget plans show

Economy now more important than military expenses, Russia's budget plans show

Russia is set to cut military spending next year in favor of boosting the national economy, marking the first time in seven years the two areas have traded places in the... Read more ...

A VC who was part of a deal that tried to buy TikTok for $20 billion says US...

A VC who was part of a deal that tried to buy TikTok for $20 billion says US national security concerns of the app are valid

Summary List Placement If Anis Uzzaman, CEO and managing partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures, had a chance to invest in TikTok's parent ByteDance today, he would probably take it... Read more ...

Capital One 360 pays high rates on savings, but you might find better at...

Capital One 360 pays high rates on savings, but you might find better at other online banks

Summary List Placement Capital One 360 Performance Savings rates The Capital One 360 Performance Savings account pays 0.65% APY on all account balances. This is significantly... Read more ...

Big Tech stocks are trading at levels not seen since the dot-com bust...

Big Tech stocks are trading at levels not seen since the dot-com bust. Here's why that bubble could burst -and why it won't drag down the entire market like 2000

Summary List Placement Collectively, the stocks that make up the S&P 500 are trading at a value not seen since the peak of the dot-com bubble, and you can peg that rise to a... Read more ...

Instagram CEO, ACLU slam TikTok and WeChat app bans for putting US freedoms...

Instagram CEO, ACLU slam TikTok and WeChat app bans for putting US freedoms into the balance

As people begin to process the announcement from the U.S. Department of Commerce detailing how it plans, on grounds of national security, to shut down TikTok and WeChat... Read more ...

I'm a 52-year-old small business owner in Oklahoma who's been on...

I'm a 52-year-old small business owner in Oklahoma who's been on unemployment since February. Here's how I'm getting by

Summary List Placement Since I lost my job, life has been stressful. My husband is still working, but he works for an airline and they've indicated layoffs are coming. Before... Read more ...

WeWork CEO commits to paying out at least 50% of its employee bonuses...

WeWork CEO commits to paying out at least 50% of its employee bonuses, saying its 'more important' to reward employees during challenging years than good years

Summary List Placement WeWork will be paying each employee at least 50% of their target bonus, and be re-evaluating employee goals in light of the pandemic, CEO Sandeep... Read more ...

Daily Crunch: Partial US TikTok ban is imminent

Daily Crunch: Partial US TikTok ban is imminent

The Trump administration moves forwards with plans to ban TikTok and WeChat , Unity goes public and we announce the winner of this year's Startup Battlefield. This is your... Read more ...