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Goldman Sachs CEO: ‘Too Arrogant’ to Think Crypto Won’t Work Out Because It’s ‘Unfamiliar’

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein reiterated his positive stance on cryptocurrencies in an interview with Bloomberg at the Economic Club of New York, …

Cryptocurrency

AMP's IT team seizes Royal Commission opportunity

Upgraded focus on compliance.

Financial Services

All four living former first ladies condemn Trump border policy

All four living former first ladies — Rosalynn Carter, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama — have stepped out of political retirement to condemn the Trump administration's practice of separating parents and children at the border.<p>Speaking at a women's group in New York City on Monday, …

Immigration

'Trump is being played,' says expert on the Koreas

The nuclear summit with President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be recorded in history as a "tragic-comic moment," Korean …

North Korea

Unilever says it won’t work with social media stars who buy followers

Consumer-goods company Unilever will not work with social media stars, or "influencers," who buy followers on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, …

Social Media

Harry Triguboff sues AFR after CBRE disparaged Meriton apartment stock as "lower quality product"

The Australian Financial Review Rich Lister Harry Triguboff has sued Fairfax Media complaining the newspaper had gravely injured his character and …

U.S. Federal Courts

Fintechs tell Labor a credit report delay will entrench bank power

Labor's push to delay a law requiring the major banks to put more customer data into credit reports will entrench the big four's market dominance and …

Financial Services

ASIC pursues Westpac over crooked planner

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has upped the stakes in its pursuit of crooked advisers by commencing proceedings against …

Financial Services

Student lender eyes mortgages as SoFi readies for launch

Mortgage Business understands that San Francisco-based SoFi, which raised US$500 million earlier in the year to fund a global expansion, has obtained …

New student loan provider to move into Australian market

Fintech lender Study Loans has announced that it has secured a $50 million debt facility from an unnamed ASX 200-listed finance company, which it …

Caught on Camera: India’s Broken Media

NEW DELHI — Media companies here sometimes use hidden cameras to expose dirty deals at the highest levels of power. Last week, it emerged, the lens …

India

Grayscale announces new fund around a privacy-based crypto

Grayscale Investments is launching its ninth investment product this year, to come out in the third quarter. It will be called “Zencash Investment …

Cryptocurrency

The 'murky' Aussie origins of Steinhoff's secret empire

The collapse of South African furniture retailer Steinhoff has become one of the biggest corporate accounting scandals since Enron unravelled way …

Asia Pacific

Another Woman At The Top Of GM: 39-Year-Old Finance Whiz Dhivya Suryadevara Is New CFO

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, who broke the glass ceiling as the first female chief executive in the global auto industry, has selected another high-achieving woman to join her in the executive suite.<p>Dhivya Suryadevara, 39, will take over as GM’s chief financial officer on September 1, …

General Motors

Attorney General Underwood Announces Lawsuit Against Donald J. Trump Foundation And Its Board Of Directors For Extensive And Persistent Violations Of State And Federal Law

<i>News from the New York Attorney General's Office</i> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>June 14, 2018Attorney General’s Press Office / …

Donald Trump

Can You Buy A Unit For Under $500,000 Near The CBD?

Cameron specialises in primary and secondary data analysis, property market commentary and consultancy. Cameron has a thorough understanding of the …

Human Geography

Universal banking will be ‘broken apart’ by fintechs, says CEO

Speaking at a media briefing after AMP’s Amplify Festival in Sydney on Wednesday (13 June), futurist, author and start-up founder Brett King said …

Trump’s Negotiating Style Is Pure Art of the Moron

Even by this blowhard’s YUGE standards, it’s been an exceptionally bad and destructive week of terrifying our allies and legitimizing our enemies.<p>I’m …

North Korea

Swarm is Tokenizing Coinbase, Ripple Shares– Whether They Like it or Not

Cryptocurrency startup Swarm has announced a new security token product that will allow accredited investors to purchase and trade equity in …

Cryptocurrency

Binance’s Fiat Integration May Lead Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Move to Malta

Earlier this month, Binance, one of the most widely utilized multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency trading platforms alongside the likes of Coinbase …

Cryptocurrency

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How banks rank on offering the features consumers say are critical for choosing a bank

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers.</i> <b>Check to see if your company has access.</b><p>BI Intellgence<p>Banks are going to new lengths to attract and retain customers …

Banking

Grant King's Origin misses end in BHP board hit

Three predictable things eventuated in corporate Australia on this reporting season's wild Wednesday: first, Vocus chief <b>Geoff Horth</b> surrendered his …

World Bank

Gender double standard when assessing 'merit' in corporate Australia

By the time Kevin McCann was 29 years old he'd already made partner at his law firm, Allen, Allen & Hemsley. He doesn't recall anyone sniping when, …

World Economic Forum

Lend Lease: double dipping and Dutch tripping

Its cranes dot the city skylines. From expressways, sports stadiums, office towers and billion-dollar infrastructure projects, Lendlease now rakes in …

Finance

Samsonite CEO Ramesh Tainwala Is Out After Being Accused of Padding His Resume

Samsonite CEO Ramesh Tainwala is out after allegations that he padded his resume.<p>The luggage maker said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange …

Business Administration

Dover woes a reminder that size does matter

Terry McMaster and Sam Henderson made two of the more valuable cameo appearances at the Hayne royal commission.<p>Just as watchers were wringing their …

Financial Services

Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO, blasted for patronizing Chick-fil-A

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey found himself back pedaling after tweeting about using Chick-fil-A's mobile app, saying he'd forgotten about the fast-food …

Social Media

Trump’s Family Fortune Originated in a Canadian Gold-Rush Brothel

Michael Prochazka of Parks Canada, holds a photograph of Front Street in Bennett, British Columbia from 1900. The town is where Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Cryptocurrencies Lose $42 Billion After South Korean Bourse Hack

The 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies deepened, wiping out about $42 billion of market value over the weekend and extending this year’s slump in …

Cryptocurrency