News Closeup: Inside NYC’s gang problem; tips on personal finance

News Closeup: Inside NYC’s gang problem; tips on personal finance

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The recent murder of a 15-year old Bronx boy known as “Junior” at the hands of a violent street gang has brought focus to the prevalence of street gangs in New York City. PIX11’s Jay Dow joins Marvin to talk about the problem, from how young people are recruited […]

Trump ‘highly likely’ to push US into currency war with China [Video]

Trump ‘highly likely’ to push US into currency war with China [Video]

If U.S. President Donald Trump is unable to bring China to submission with tariffs, it’s possible and “highly likely” his administration would launch a currency war, experts tell Yahoo Finance. Having already placed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods exported to the U.S. and threatening to add tariffs to at least $400 billion […]

Firm to review San Ysidro School District’s finance protocols

Firm to review San Ysidro School District’s finance protocols

In light of a state audit that uncovered evidence of possible fraud or misappropriation of funds by former San Ysidro School District administrators, an accounting firm is set to review the district’s finance policies and protocols. The school board on Thursday unanimously approved the review. It was authorized without discussion as part of the board’s […]

Editor, Personal Finance & Wealth job with Dow Jones

Editor, Personal Finance & Wealth job with Dow Jones

Job Description: The Wall Street Journal seeks a creative and experienced editor to lead its coverage of personal finance and wealth. The editor will supervise a team of reporters who write about the full range of our readers’ financial lives–student loans, housing, college savings, building wealth, retirement, philanthropy and much more. The personal finance and […]

NYC Council approves $500M Hudson Yards bond issue

NYC Council approves $500M Hudson Yards bond issue

The New York City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved up to $500 million of bonds to back additional financing by the Hudson Yards Infrastructure Corp. Earlier on Wednesday, the finance panel, under the chairmanship of Daniel Dromm, voted 9-0 to approve a financing that will implement Phase 2 of the development on Manhattan’s Westside and […]

Nene cracks down on unqualified finance and supply chain officials

Nene cracks down on unqualified finance and supply chain officials

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete with amendments to municipal regulations, allowing a new, shorter time limit for local government officials to get the necessary qualifications to do their jobs.  This is the latest step the African National Congress (ANC) government has taken to the state of improve […]

Elon Musk says taking Tesla private is ‘best path,’ shares jump

Elon Musk says taking Tesla private is ‘best path,’ shares jump

By Alexandria Sage and Sonam Rai SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday he is considering taking Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) private in what would be the largest deal of its type, moving the electric car maker out of the glare of Wall Street as it goes through a period of rapid […]

Freddie Mac to Lower Finance Costs for Owners Who Cap Rent Rises

Freddie Mac to Lower Finance Costs for Owners Who Cap Rent Rises

Aug. 7, 2018 5:32 a.m. ET Freddie Mac , the country’s largest backer of apartment loans, is rolling out a new program that will offer lower-cost financing to owners who agree to cap rent increases for the life of their loans. The initiative acts similar to rent control—which has been gaining traction in many parts […]

AI in Banking Report: How Robots are Automating Finance

AI in Banking Report: How Robots are Automating Finance

How artificial intelligence and machine learning is used in the banking and finance sectors Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of the AI in Banking and Payments (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence . To learn more about the use cases, trends and future of AI in finance, click here . Artificial intelligence […]