Making it in the finance field is tough. Making it as a woman is even tougher.
The eat what you kill mentality coupled with an often boys club work environment (think Susan Antila’s “Tales From The Boom Boom Room”) has been a less than stellar place for women to succeed. Today, women make up 16% of financial advisors across the country. Compare....More>>>
Qualcomm has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) in a deal that values the chip maker at $110 a share, or $47B, including debt, as it seeks to expand the reach of its chips from phones to cars. “The combined company is expected to have annual revenues of more than $30B, serviceable addressable markets of $138B in 2020 and leadership positions across mobile, automotive, IoT, security,....More>>>
American Express (AXP) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. As it battles MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V), American Express can either try to match their rewards–which will damage its returns–or stand its ground, which will make it hard to compete. Evercore ISI’s David Togut and team explain:
Credit card rewards continue to spiral skywards asAmerican....More>>>
The splendid American economist, Thomas Sowell, for decades did double duty as a newspaper columnist. Typically, his columns had a laser focus, but every now and again Sowell would let loose with a rambling piece which he would entitle, "Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene."
Matchpool, the incentive-based community platform that is touted as allowing anyone to open their own “matchmaking pool”, is to launch a crowdfund campaign later this month in a move described by the blockchain start-up’s CEO and co-founder Yonatan Ben Shimon, a former hedge fund m