List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets dip as investors keep wary eye on Wall Street

Asia Markets: Asian markets dip as investors keep wary eye on Wall Street

Asian equity investors were cautious early Wednesday, taking their cue from a lack of risk appetite in the U.S. overnight, as global markets continued to drift. Markets have been stuck… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii to challenge Trump’s new travel ban as ‘flatly unconstitutional’

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii to challenge Trump’s new travel ban as ‘flatly unconstitutional’

The state of Hawaii is planning a legal challenge to the revised travel ban that President Donald Trump signed Monday, setting up an immediate test for the new executive order. The… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: First Senate hearing set for SEC nominee Jay Clayton

The Wall Street Journal: First Senate hearing set for SEC nominee Jay Clayton

WASHINGTON — Jay Clayton, a corporate lawyer tapped by President Donald Trump to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, is set to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on March 23, the committee… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: WikiLeaks release likely to drive deeper wedge between spies, tech companies

The Wall Street Journal: WikiLeaks release likely to drive deeper wedge between spies, tech companies

The release of documents that purportedly describe hacking of consumer gadgets by the Central Intelligence Agency fueled new concern in the technology industry that U.S. intelligence agencies are working at… Read more »

CFPB director Richard Cordray sets his sights on big data at banks

CFPB director Richard Cordray sets his sights on big data at banks

If you think the only information your bank knows about you is your balance, think again. The ability to gather data about consumers’ financial habits comes with risks, Richard Cordray,… Read more »

This is how much the average American family saves by living in the suburbs

This is how much the average American family saves by living in the suburbs

House prices aren’t the only thing that’s cheaper in the suburbs. City-living families on average spend $9,000 more a year than their suburb counterparts on child-care and housing, according to… Read more »

Nvidia pushes for artificial intelligence in more than just self-driving cars

Nvidia pushes for artificial intelligence in more than just self-driving cars

Nvidia Corp. announced renewed efforts to put artificial intelligence into a range of products beyond self-driving cars Tuesday, with an updated embedded system aimed at robots, drones and more. At… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: North Korean banks banned by Swift banking system

The Wall Street Journal: North Korean banks banned by Swift banking system

WASHINGTON — Several North Korean state banks have been recently banned by the world’s most important financial messaging service, amid growing calls in Washington and Europe for the complete isolation… Read more »

Why millennials are so addicted to Refinery29’s ‘Money Diaries’

Why millennials are so addicted to Refinery29’s ‘Money Diaries’

Readers of millennial women’s website Refinery 29’s popular “Money Diaries,” a series of user-submitted posts that take an in-depth look at a week’s worth of spending, proclaim themselves “addicted,” “obsessed”… Read more »

Trump administration offers first friendly overtures to for-profit colleges

Trump administration offers first friendly overtures to for-profit colleges

The Trump administration is delaying implementation of one of the signature policies of the Obama-era crackdown on for-profit colleges. The Department of Education announced Monday night it was targeting the… Read more »

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