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How A.I. Is Changing Virtually Every Business, from Commodities to Cosmetics

12 days ago   |   By Fortune

Airlines are using artificial intelligence to improve punctuality. Credit card companies are relying on it to root out fraud. Consumer brands are using it to shore up their supply chain, and to ward off risk in the volatile commodities market where a single corner-the-market trade by a hedge fund or a Trump tweet could send raw materials prices spiraling.
Company after company on Wednesday at World Summit A.I. in Amsterdam shared their initial forays into deploying A.I. to address some of their more persistently vexing issues.
“We use these systems to examine as many as 100 external data...
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Why I'm swapping my beloved Nordstrom Visa for the Chase Freedom card for holiday shopping

Why I'm swapping my beloved Nordstrom Visa for the Chase Freedom card for holiday shopping

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Store credit cards aren't always the best deal, but I love the Nordstrom card for benefits like early access to Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale and 3x points on purchases at the store.
I plan to do some holiday shopping at Nordstrom this year, and while I'd usually put this spending on the Nordstrom card to earn bonus points, I'm planning to use another card: the Chase Freedom .
The Chase Freedom offers 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases on rotating bonus categories that you have to activate each quarter of the year. This quarter, one of the categories is department stores, including...
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Some colleges let you pay tuition with a credit card - here's how to determine if it's worth it, and what card to use if it is

Some colleges let you pay tuition with a credit card - here's how to determine if it's worth it, and what card to use if it is

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Paying college tuition with a rewards credit card can help you reach financial goals or earn points, but you need to be aware of the potential drawbacks, like high interest rates if you can't utilize a 0% intro APR offer.
It's less common for private schools to accept credit cards than public colleges, but there are 13 noteworthy private institutions that will let people pay with a card


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Credit cards that offer high welcome bonuses, rewards for meeting spending thresholds, or introductory 0% APR periods can be great options for paying tuition. Some such cards include the Hilton Honors...
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Billionaire Ken Fisher's losses hit $1.8 billion after Fidelity reportedly...

Billionaire Ken Fisher's losses hit $1.8 billion after Fidelity reportedly drops him following his sexist comments

Billionaire money manager Ken Fisher has lost close to $1.8 billion in client funds after making sexist comments at a recent conference, according to CNBC . Asset manager... Read more ...

China has overtaken the US to have the most wealthy people in the world

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2 of Trump's closest allies will attend Saudi Arabia's 'Davos in the Desert'...

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How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and...

How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and governments over the next five years

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Signal AI raises $25 million to automate reputation management and monitoring

Signal AI raises $25 million to automate reputation management and monitoring

Signal AI , a startup leveraging AI to automate business intelligence and media monitoring tasks, has raised over $25 million. Read more ...

An investment firm raked in $730 million in a single day after making a huge...

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The best hairbrushes you can buy

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The Hilton Honors Surpass credit card offers 2 perks that make it a powerful...

The Hilton Honors Surpass credit card offers 2 perks that make it a powerful card for a small price

Two aspects of the $95-a-year Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card make it one of the more compelling sub-$100 credit cards in the market: automatic Gold status and... Read more ...

The 15 US cities where it's hardest to get a mortgage, ranked

The 15 US cities where it's hardest to get a mortgage, ranked

LendingTree has released an analysis ranking the US cities where applicants are most likely to be denied a mortgage. Of the top 15 cities where borrowers are most likely to be... Read more ...

Paying rent with a credit card usually costs extra, but here are 3 reasons...

Paying rent with a credit card usually costs extra, but here are 3 reasons why it could be worth it

Paying your rent with a rewards credit card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card can help you meet the minimum spending requirement to earn a sign-up bonus of points, miles... Read more ...