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Aerial photos reveal the shocking damage of California’s deadliest wildfire on record

A series of fires that have ravaged Northern California since Sunday has now been called the deadliest wildfire disaster in state history. The death toll reached 29 on…

Sheryl Sandberg’s Russia talk was an insult to your intelligence

You should be disgusted. In a live interview with Axios on Thursday, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg lamented that she wished the company had found out Russia’s…

Bitcoin passes $5,000 to hit fresh all-time high

LONDON — Bitcoin has hit a fresh all-time high on Thursday, passing above the $ 5,000 mark for the first time in its history in early morning European…

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here’s how to make a killing this earnings season

All earnings seasons are an ideal time to make money trading stocks. Investors are given a huge load of tradeable information, and the resulting price swings create major…

Wells Fargo and USAA lead in offering mobile features consumers would switch banks for

When it comes to offering cutting-edge mobile banking features that consumers most value, Wells Fargo tops the list, according to BI Intelligence’s Mobile Banking Competitive Edge study. Banks…

Black Friday is about to become a victim of the retail apocalypse

Black Friday is dying in the age of Amazon.  “I think the traditionalists will have a hard time stomaching that,” Josh Elman, a consumer and retail analyst with Nasdaq…

Stocks are behaving in a way not seen since the tech bubble

Stocks are operating with a mind of their own to an extent not seen since the dotcom bubble. Normally tossed and turned by geopolitical events and macroeconomic developments,…

How to command the room without being a jerk

When he started out as a pharmacy intern at Walgreens in 1980, Greg Wasson never imagined he’d one day become the CEO of the whole company. But, over…

Mastercard partners with WeWork to pilot office payments (MA)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Mastercard is partnering with WeWork, a provider of shared workspaces, to pilot…

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here”s what’s happening on Tuesday. 1. .The leader of Catalonia is expected to address the regional parliament on Tuesday afternoon and declare independence. Regional leader Carles Puigdemont is coming…

MACQUARIE: Central banks have tricked investors and created a ‘doomsday machine’

This may not end well.  There’s an unprecedented level of calm across the markets, whether it’s measured by the low volatility in US stocks or G7 currencies. Economies across…

EPA chief Pruitt is killing the centerpiece of Obama’s climate change arsenal

President Donald Trump’s administration will kill the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change action. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday that he will sign a proposed…

Peer-to-peer lender Lendy Finance is said to be under investigation by City watchdog

LONDON – The city watchdog is said to be looking into accounts of peer-to-peer lender Lendy Finance, according to The Telegraph. The Sunday Telegraph revealed last month that…

Elon Musk tweeted a video of the Tesla Model 3 assembly line

Elon Musk tweeted a video of the Tesla Model 3 assembly line on Sunday. The video shows automated robots inside Tesla’s Fremont factory working on the bare-metal body…

The investment chief at a billion-dollar firm explains how to profit from a stock market that’s been flipped upside down

As the stock market grinds its way to yet another series of record highs, it’s easy to assume that it’s just been business as usual, with tech companies…