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Britain's Back in Favor for Corporate Deals Despite Brexit

Britain's Back in Favor for Corporate Deals Despite Brexit

By Pan Pylas | Apr 26
Britain has reclaimed its place as one of the top five countries that firms look to make deals in, just six months after dropping off the list in the wake of the country's surprise to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday.

French Election Result Gives Markets A Start-of-Week Lift

French Election Result Gives Markets A Start-of-Week Lift

Apr 25
European stock markets and the euro ratcheted higher Monday, particularly in France, after the first round of the country's presidential election saw centrist Emmanuel Macron emerge on top.

Law Change Could Boost Little-Used State Crowdfunding Laws

Law Change Could Boost Little-Used State Crowdfunding Laws

By Cara Lombardo | Apr 24
A former Green Bay Packers player whose consulting business has connected 400 high school athletes with college teams got a lesson in federal securities law when he sought to raise money for a new smartphone app.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Apr 24
The media mogul says most of his fortune will go to his foundation - viewing personal philanthropy not as a threat to democracy, but a way to get things done.

Major Changes Coming to How Your Credit Score is Calculated

Major Changes Coming to How Your Credit Score is Calculated

By Ken Sweet | Apr 24
The math behind your credit score is getting an overhaul, with changes big enough that they might alter the behavior of both cautious spenders as well as riskier borrowers.

How Your Selfie Could Affect Your Life Insurance

How Your Selfie Could Affect Your Life Insurance

By Barbara Marquand | Apr 23
A selfie reveals more than whether it's a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you're aging, and, when paired with other data, could someday help determine whether you qualify for life insurance.

Public Window on Financial Complaints Could Be Closing Soon

Public Window on Financial Complaints Could Be Closing Soon

By Kevin Freking | Apr 23
U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies.

Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

By Andrew Taylor | Apr 22
Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director says.

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Apr 22
It only took a few drinks - and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night - for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo.

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

By Kathleen Foody | Apr 22
The federal government will provide states nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic, which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price described Wednesday as a "crisis."

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