Carlos Jimenez

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Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million

Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million.<p>Mayer, who has failed to turn the Internet pioneer around in five years as CEO, is expected to step aside when Verizon completes its $4.5 billion purchase of Yahoo.<p>She has a total of 4.5 million shares of Yahoo stock and options, plus …

Negotiation and Influence

Jared Curhan<p>Sloan Distinguished Associate Professor of Organization Studies<p>Jared Curhan is an Associate Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT …

The data geeks are taking over Wall Street

There's the sell side, the investment banks, which, as their name suggests, mostly sell stuff. There's also the buy side, the fund managers, which mostly buy stuff.<p>A third group — including stock exchanges, trading platforms, clearinghouses, and data providers — helps facilitate transactions …

Expedia Names a New Boss for Mergers and Acquisitions

Expedia Inc.’s Eric Hart, the executive who helped lead M&A during the travel giant’s multibillion-dollar acquisition spree, is stepping …

5 Industries That Blockchain Will Likely Disrupt by 2020

Today, around 80% of banks are developing their own blockchain technology.<p>In September 2016, Barclays carried out the world’s first trade transaction using blockchain. They cut a process that normally takes 7–10 days down to less than four hours.<p>IBM is working with the government of Dubai to …

Sears has 'substantial doubt' that it can survive

After years of huge losses and store closings, the future is officially in doubt for Sears and Kmart.<p>Sears Holdings (SHLD), the holding company for the two iconic retail brands, warned investors late Tuesday that it can't promise it will stay in business.<p>It included the language in its annual …

Sears

Blockchain & Bitcoin

Blockchain

Merrill Lynch debuts new mobile features

(BI Intelligence)<p><i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Legacy …

Nonprofit Mergers that Work (Blog)

By Donald HaiderA recent study uncovers what drives successful mergers and suggests that more nonprofits should consider mergers as a useful tool to …

The Disappearing U.S. Stock Market

Now you see it, now you don't. If you think this was some kind of magic show, you'd be right. For what has been disappearing is the US stock market. …

Investing

How Fintech and Payments Innovations Will Disrupt Global Ecommerce

The safe movement of money across borders is having a revolutionary effect on how and where businesses operate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global payments landscape has significantly evolved over the past decade. The rapid rise and equally rapid evolution of …

How The Blockchain Will Secure Your Online Identity

Have you ever been the victim of identity theft? It is an ugly experience. Calling up credit card companies to change all your cards and dispute charges. Resetting passwords to all of your applications. Always worrying whether someone may call up your cell phone provider with your leaked …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Soars to a Record High

Bitcoin jumped to a new high Friday, a day after soaring past the price of an ounce of gold for the first time.<p>One unit of the virtual currency was …

Tesla's China Sales Triple to More Than $1 Billion

Tesla Inc.’s revenue from China last year tripled to more than $1 billion, indicating better traction in the market Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk …

Why You Need to Be 'Culturally Intelligent' to Succeed in Business.

Not understanding how people think, communicate and negotiate negatively impacts your transactions, and even the foundation of your underlying personal relationships.<p>This post comes from the perspective of Annabelle Garcia & Dave Darsch.<p>In today's rapidly changing world, working effectively with …

Snap Jumps in Debut After App Maker Raises $3.4 Billion in IPO

Snap Inc., maker of the disappearing photo app that relies upon the fickle favor of millennials, jumped in its trading debut after pricing its …

How Imran Khan swapped Wall Street for a huge role at Snapchat and earned $150 million in 2 years

That includes one unlikely addition: chief strategy officer Imran Khan.<p>Khan, only at Snap for about two years, has been granted $145 million worth of shares, the company said in a filing on February 2. Those shares will most likely be worth a lot more at the IPO price. <i>And</i> he was paid a $5 million …

Credit Suisse

Help Wanted in Saudi Arabia: Savvy Investors

Yasir Alrumayyan has gotten the ear of some of the world’s most successful investors. In closed-door meetings with Blackstone Group LP co-founder …

Bike-Sharing Startup in China Builds $1 Billion Business Out of 15-Cent Rides

Walk around the streets of Beijing these days and the sidewalks are thronged with yellow and orange bicycles. These are the weapons of choice in one …

Carsharing

JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000 Hours

At JPMorgan Chase & Co., a learning machine is parsing financial deals that once kept legal teams busy for thousands of hours.<p>The program, called …

Bitcoin’s Top Rival Is Up 90% and Ready to Ditch Mining

Marco Streng’s computer servers are what make Ethereum tick.<p>Thousands strong, they whir day and night, solving the complex math riddles that are …

Bloomberg Adds Machine-Learning To Apache Solr Search

Bloomberg has created an open source way to use machine-learning models to weight searches, then add their values to the Solr search engine.