BitPesa acquires TransferZero, which will continue to operate under the same name and remain in Madrid. The deal boosts BitPesa's influence across Europe.
MoviePass is growing its subscriber base rapidly, and the next step could be an IPO—or an ICO. The company says it would consider an initial coin offering.
Amazon has had a banner year. Its stock is up 50%, it made its biggest purchase yet with its acquisition of Whole Foods this summer, and it clocked its largest shopping day ever on Cyber Monday, besting its own Prime Day in July.
Last Christmas, my carry-on bag was stolen during a trip from New York to San Francisco. I’d last seen it on the plane, but it disappeared somewhere between the aircraft and the car at the airport. A few days later, the phone inside the bag turned up in the Philippines. You can read about that story
The president of eBay Americas says the online giant is "seriously considering" accepting bitcoin as payment, though it isn't quite there yet.
Michael Lewis, author of "The Big Short" and "Moneyball," talks bitcoin and how he ended up with $378 worth of the crypto asset.
Heidi Brod’s new book ‘Seeing Red’ is a thriller that’s been compared to “Gone Girl” and “Girl on the Train.” The novel features a female heroine who is haunted by flashbacks of a vicious attack she suffered in college. Brod, who was attacked in college herself, wrote the book after the birth of her
There are several debit cards for kids out there, but I tested Greenlight with my own kids. They loved it, and I loved being able to teach them about money while still controlling their spending.
Bralettes are so easy to make that almost any retailer can do it, and that’s become a big problem for L-Brands’ Victoria’s Secret (LB), which was late to the trend
Before Instacart, Amazon Fresh (AMZN), and Jet (WMT) started vying for all your grocery dollars, FreshDirect, which serves New York City and five states in the Northeast, had the market mostly to itself. “When we first started, people thought we were crazy,” says FreshDirect CEO Jason Ackerman, a former
You do not need to give your kids allowance to teach them about money. Kobliner says the most important element of allowance is that you are consistent. Plus, Kobliner says, “(It’s) important to not go crazy and make huge rules that you really can’t keep up with as a parent.” So don’t expect allowance
It might feel good to brag about your six-figure salary or set them straight about making minimum wage, but young kids can’t process it. No doubt, they will ask how much (probably, at a really inopportune time), but Kobliner says to keep it to yourself.
My backpack was stolen at the San Francisco Airport on December 21, either from the plane or the airport’s curbside as I loaded sleeping kids and heavy bags into the car on our way to visit my parents. Next I called the Tanay Police Department and told them the location. The officer politely asked
Dogs of the Dow is an investing strategy popularized by Michael O’Higgins in his 1991 book, “Beating the Dow.” His philosophy is to buy the 10 members of the Dow Jones Industrials Average with the highest dividend yields in January. The Dogs are up almost 18% in 2016, topping the performance of the
Barbie has had a lot of jobs over the years – more than 150 to be exact. Mattel teamed up with science kit maker Thames and Kosmos for the Barbie STEM kit. The kit comes with a building set that can be used to create a rotating closet, a shoe rack, a washing machine and a greenhouse.
President-elect Donald Trump is joining the list of leaders who pass on a paycheck. Herbert Hoover and John F. Kennedy both donated theirs, which is what Trump will also need to do. By statute, he must be paid the $400,000 presidential salary and can do what he likes with it from there.
I keep being told that food is cheap right now. From grocery companies reporting earnings to news stories about food deflation, prices are reportedly at their lowest levels in decades. That sounds great, but are you actually seeing much lower prices in the aisles of your local store? I’m not. I know
Forget about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. For New York’s dedicated soccer fans, it’s a historic weekend: New York City FC, the city’s soccer team, has qualified for the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs for the first time. NYCFC is only in its second season, and team president Jon Patricof notes
Last year after selling his hot air balloon company and turning 70, Jen Rogers' father bought a new car and started driving for the ride-hailing app, Uber. He had a few obstacles to overcome, considering that he didn’t have an email account and had never used a smartphone.
Greg Taxin of Luma Asset Management believes StoneMor Partners is not being valued properly due to complex financial engineering. He's taken a short position in the stock and explains his reasoning in the attached video.