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7 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this …

IBM Watson Shows Us How Machine Learning Is Transforming Cancer Care

Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B

Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding.<p>Leading the round are Accelerated Digital Ventures, and Draper Esprit, with participation from European VCs Oxford …

Five queer films to see at the BFI London Film Festival

We can probably all agree that 2015 gifted us with a bumper crop of queer cinema. There was the stunning <i>Carol</i>, of course, adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s iconic novel, starring Hollywood heavyweights Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Then there was the searing <i>Tangerine</i>, shot entirely on iPhones, a …

Film Festivals

End of China’s one-child policy is slowly giving ‘ghost children’ identities

For two years since her second child was born, Eva Kuang debated how to make her son legal.<p>Because he was born in contravention of China's one-child policy, local authorities demanded that she pay a $60,000 fine before they would assign him a <i>hukou</i> household registration. Without that, he would have …

EU begins shipping migrants in Greece back to Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A controversial European Union plan to stem the flow of refugees began Monday with the deportation of more than 200 people from …

The Latest: Erdogan criticizes Europe for returning migrants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):<p>6:15 p.m.<p>Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at …

European Union

JFK’s Grandson: We Need Courage on the Refugee Crisis

Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who welcomed a family of Syrian refugees into his state after another had turned them away, is the recipient of the 2016 …

Australia makes record bust of liquid meth hidden in bra inserts

Authorities have seized $890.5 million (794 million euros) in liquid methamphetamine in a joint operation with China. Last year, Australia declared a …

China's 'Cyber Monday' smashes records...again

Ready, set, shop! China's bargain-hunting shoppers spent billions Wednesday, smashing records on "Singles' Day."<p>The annual online shopping festival -- China's version of "Cyber Monday" -- is the biggest single day of shopping anywhere in the world.<p>Within the first eight minutes, customers had spent …

Iran has stopped dismantling nuclear centrifuges: senior official

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has stopped dismantling centrifuges in two uranium enrichment plants, state media reported on Tuesday, days after conservative lawmakers complained to President Hassan Rouhani that the process was too rushed.<p>A Russian worker walks past the Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 …

The No. 1 'too big to fail' bank is...

No one wants a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.<p>To prevent that, watchdogs around the world are keeping an eye on big banks that are "too big to fail."<p>The G20 just put out its latest ranking of banks that could cause a lot of damage.<p>At the top of the list are two firms: JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and …

This is what it's like to be an intern at JPMorgan

Most banks have deadlines around November. So if you're looking for an internship and haven't yet applied, you'd better get going.<p>From the outside, the world of banking can be pretty intimidating, so we decided to take a look inside and see what interns do day-to-day.<p>In August this year, we got the …

Markets

Fed Chief Says A Rate Hike In December Is Still A 'Live Possibility'

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continues to leave the door open for an interest rate hike in December, though she says that once rates start to rise, it will be "very gradual."<p>Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Yellen said the economy is "performing well," …

Asian stocks mixed after Yellen's remarks on rate hike

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after remarks by the Federal Reserve chair renewed expectations that the Fed's …

Stock Markets

US stocks climb in early trading, led by health care sector

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street as the market comes off its biggest monthly gain in four years.<p>Health care stocks …

Stock Markets

Eight things J.P. Morgan’s Q3 results are saying about your job in banking

Late last night, J.P. Morgan released its Q3 results after hours. If you work in the corporate and investment bank (CIB) they were ok, but not great. …

Who is Marianne Lake, CFO of J.P. Morgan

Low-key Marianne Lake, CFO of J.P. Morgan, has long been a bit of a mystery. Despite being a regular on J.P. Morgan's conference calls, she's tended …

J.P. Morgan Near Deal to Sell Majority of Highbridge Private Equity Business

Bank would sell stake to management team, keep $6 billion hedge fund business<p>J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is close to relinquishing control of a $22 billion private equity business, turning loose part of a firm it acquired before the financial crisis and helped quadruple in size.<p>The New York lender is …

Management

SEC Takes Tougher Stance on Enforcement in J.P. Morgan Case

Regulator takes a harder line in settlement talks with J.P. Morgan amid calls for stricter enforcement<p>Federal regulators want to restrict J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s ability to raise funds for clients, in an effort to impose a broader range of consequences on financial firms accused of breaking the …

5 myths about US government debt

<b>Myth 1: The U.S. will default on its debt</b><p>Although much hype surrounds the possibility of a U.S. debt default, the likelihood is infinitesimally small.<p>One of the reasons the U.S. has been—and continues to be—a traditional safe haven for global investors is that investors know very well that the U.S. …

Investing

JP Morgan To Grant IPO Access To Everyone

Traditionally limited to institutional investors and high-net-worth clients, J.P. Morgan is about to make it easier for retail investors to gain access at the IPO price. The bank is announcing today that it will partner with Motif Investing to give ordinary investors the option to purchase shares …

Investing

Why J.P. Morgan IPO Access is a Huge Deal for Regular Investors

In theory, an initial public offering (IPO) is a chance for ordinary investors to share in the success of a big, growing company. Got a hunch that …

A Fed interest-rate hike this year could be good for stocks: J.P. Morgan

Despite a blowout October for stocks, some investors are having trouble swallowing the hawkish tone out of last week’s Federal Reserve’s meeting.<p>But …

Stock Markets

U.S. and UK to test financial cyber-security later this month

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States and Britain will test later this month how its regulators would respond if their financial sectors suffered a major cyber-attack or broader IT problems, a British official said on Monday.<p>A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture …

Cybersecurity

Back in black! Dow turns positive for 2015

After registering its best monthly return in four years last month, U.S. stocks kicked off November with nice rally as investors react to a batch of corporate deals, fresh economic data and brace for another big week of corporate earnings.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average ended up about 165 points, …

Stock Markets