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Baby Boomers Are Finding More Reasons to Retire Later

Since the 1980s and 1990s, there have been substantial increases in the number of seniors staying in the labor force through previously regular retirement ages, according to Wellesley College researcher Courtney Coile. She calls this one of “the most significant labor market trends” in the United States. According to her research, as many as 1 in 3 men in their late 60s choose to remain in the labor force. Older women are not quite at the same level as their male counterparts, but their prese...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Data, United States, Social Security, Boston College, Wellesley College, Coile, Center for Retirement Research, Courtney Coile

You can stream the Super Bowl online for free — here's how

Super Bowl LIII is on Sunday, February 3. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. ET.  It's possible to stream the game online from your phone, tablet, browser, Roku TV, or Chromecast from the CBS or Yahoo apps. There are also Super Bowl streaming options for football fans living outside the United States.  Read all of Business Insider's Super Bowl LIII coverage here. It's easy to stream the Super Bowl even if you don't have a cable or satellite subscription. It's airing on CBS over-the-air and it's als...
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Fiat Chrysler looking at options to plug hole in its truck lineup - CEO

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Chief Executive Mike Manley told Reuters on Tuesday he is open to partnerships to develop a new midsize pickup truck the automaker could sell in Latin America and other markets outside the United States to compete with models such as Ford Motor Co's Thailand-built Ranger.
Tags: Money, Thailand, businessNews, United States, Latin America, Fiat Chrysler, Reuters, Ford Motor Co, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Mike Manley

Child abuse cases quadruple when report cards are sent home on Fridays

Researchers discovered a four-fold increase in verified cases of child abuse when report cards were sent home on Friday as compared to other days. Corporal punishment is legal throughout America, including in many public and most private schools. A child is hit, on average, every 30 seconds in American public schools. None I certainly remember that feeling when I was young: The dreaded Friday that report cards went home. My grades were mostly good, though there would inevitably be that class I ...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Education, Children, Youth, US, America, Vulnerability, United States, Iowa, New Jersey, Innovation, Paraguay, Finland, Violence, Norway

Australis invests $3 mln in Folium

Australis Capital, a cannabis-focused investment firm has provided $3 million to Folium Biosciences. Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Folium is a producer, manufacturer and distributor of hemp derived phytocannabinoids. PRESS RELEASE LAS VEGAS, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Australis Capital Inc. (CSE: AUSA) (“Australis” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the Company has invested $3,000,000 USD in Folium Biosciences (“Folium”), the largest vertically integrated producer, manufacturer, a...
Tags: Trends, United States, Company, CSE, VC Deals, Scott Dowty, AUSA, Australis, Australis Capital, Australis Capital Inc, Folium, Folium Biosciences Based, Colorado Springs Colorado Folium, United States Folium, Kashif Shan, Folium Biosciences

A new mattress combines '700 tiny mattresses in one' for better support — I slept on it and noticed less lower back aching

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. If one mattress isn't enough for you to live the bougie lifestyle you know you deserve, you may try 700 mattresses in one via the mattress. Trusted by chiropractors and apparently slept on by athletes, this bed is meant to relieve back pain and other aches, and it really does get the job done. With its unique , you'll be bot...
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Redfin Will Launch Real Estate Brokerage and Search Site in Canada in Early 2019

Buyers and sellers in Toronto and Vancouver will soon be able to work with Redfin agents Toronto, Canada – Jan. 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) Redfin (, the next-generation real estate brokerage, plans to launch a national Canadian real estate search site and brokerage service in Toronto and Vancouver by March, with plans to expand to other provinces in the future. “Our goal is to make buying and selling Canadian homes more affordable, with Redfin agents who always put custo...
Tags: Real Estate, US, Toronto, Search, Radio, Canada, United States, Vancouver, Seattle, Broker, Anderson, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Canadian, Real Estate News, Competition Tribunal

A Japanese startup created a 55-question test that uses AI to pinpoint exactly what makes employees tick, and companies are paying thousands to use it

The Japanese startup Attuned devised a 55-question test for companies to give their employees to find out exactly what motivates them. The test uses AI to score each employee by how much they are motivated by competition, autonomy, feedback, financial needs, and seven other values. Companies are paying thousands of dollars to use the service, which can also track when workers are becoming less motivated over time. If you've ever led a team at work before, you know how hard it can be to keep p...
Tags: Japan, Trends, United States, Ikea, San Diego, Tokyo, Rakuten, Middle East Russia, Harvard Business School, Rancho Bernardo, Wahl, DENSO, DON T MISS, Casey Wahl

TA Associates invests in LIST SpA

TA Associates said Jan. 15 that it invested in LIST SpA. Financial terms weren’t announced LIST, of Pisa, Italy, provides trading and compliance software solutions and infrastructural services to financial institutions. Latham & Watkins LLP provided legal counsel and KPMG served as financial adviser to TA Associates. Nctm Studio Legale provided legal counsel and Studio MCCR served as financial adviser to LIST SpA. PRESS RELEASE TA Associates Announces Investment in LIST S.p.A.   BOSTON and PISA,...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Boston, Trends, United States, Malaysia, Italy, Kpmg, Ta, Pisa, United Kingdom Spain, Pisa Italy, PE Deals, TA Associates, Latham Watkins LLP, TA Associates TA Associates

Contabilizei raises $20 million to ease Brazilians’ tax pain

Online tax filing and accounting service, Contabilizei, has raised $20 million in a new round of financing led by Point72 Ventures, the early stage investment arm associated with hedge fund guru Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management. Smart money in both the venture and private equity space has been long Brazil for a bit, and the new investment provides even more firepower to the thesis that Brazil’s startup ecosystem is on the move. “For the Brazilian ecosystem, the investment represents the t...
Tags: TC, Technology, Money, Finance, Entrepreneur, Tech, Investment, United States, Brazil, World Bank, Hedge Fund, Kaszek Ventures, Head, Founder, Torres, Curitiba

Bittrex launches peer-to-peer trading service for high rollers

The United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has just launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk which will see cryptocurrency traders deal directly, rather than through an exchange. The trading desk will support just under 200 cryptocurrencies, and will guarantee pricing for trades over $250,000, Coindesk reports. The OTC platform went live yesterday evening at 6pm UTC. Bittrex is not the first company to provide such a trading desk. Late last year, Coinbase quietly launched its...
Tags: Startups, United States, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Hard Fork, Bittrex

Most Common Medical Errors: What Patients Need To Know

Every day, millions of people in the United States seek medical attention. We all plan to enter the healthcare setting ill and come out on the other side feeling better.… Read more » The post Most Common Medical Errors: What Patients Need To Know appeared first on
Tags: Personal Finance, Business, Legal, United States, Medical Malpractice

Finance minister Arun Jaitley goes for 'medical check up' in U.S. - sources

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has left for the United States for a "regular medical check up", following a kidney transplant last year, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, Arun Jaitley, businessNews, United States, Reuters

US police can’t force you to unlock your phone with fingerprints or face recognition

Last Friday, Judge Kandis Westmore ruled in a US federal court in California that police cannot compel suspects to unlock their phones using biometrics like face recognition, iris scans, or fingerprints, as that would be in violation of their Fifth Amendment protections against self-incrimination. Westmore issued the order while reviewing a case involving extortion by two suspects who threatened to release embarrassing videos of their victims. She noted that “Testimony is not restricted to verba...
Tags: Startups, California, US, United States, Westmore, Kandis Westmore

​Americans now more likely to die from opioids than car crashes

Each American has about a 1 in 7,569 chance of dying from an opioid overdose, according to a National Safety Council report. The probability of dying in a motor vehicle accident is 1 in 8,096.The death rate for opioids is now six times higher than it was in 1999, with about 130 Americans dying every day from the drugs.Narcan is a life-saving drug that can stop opioid overdoses in their tracks, however factors like stigma and cost are preventing this antidote from becoming more accessible. None F...
Tags: Health, Drugs, Policy, Mental Health, Public Health, United States, Innovation, Addiction, Associated Press, Npr, Council, Wood, Narcotics, Adams, Harvard Law School, Stephen Wood

Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy

US President Donald Trump has threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a US-allied Kurdish militia in Syria.Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' Kurdish allies in the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Turkey, Syria, United States, Donald Trump, Syria Trump

Saving Half of the Clean Energy in the USA and the World

Nuclear power provides half of the low-carbon clean energy in the United States. Providing $12-17 per megawatt hour in credits would preserve this clean energy. This would be the cheapest way to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Usa, World, United States, Innovation, Clean Energy

US Army’s defense of killer robots sounds like the plot to War Games

The US Army wants to develop fully autonomous weapons systems, but its initiatives to take humans out of the loop have been met with push-back from lawmakers and the general public. The government’s solution? Treat it as a PR problem. US Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Bruce Jette recently tried to assuage concerns over the military’s integration of AI into combat systems. In doing so, he inadvertently invoked the plot of the 1983 science fiction thrill...
Tags: Startups, Politics, US, Artificial Intelligence, United States, US Army, Matthew Broderick, Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology, Bruce Jette

China will overtake the U.S. as world’s top economy in 2020, says Standard Chartered Bank

The Standard Chartered Bank, a British multinational banking and financial services company, recently issued a report to clients outlining projections about the world economy up until 2030.The report predicts Asian economies will grow significantly in the next decade, taking seven of the top 10 spots on the list of the world's biggest economies by 2030.However, the researchers formed their predictions by measuring purchasing power parity at GDP, which is an approach that not all economists would...
Tags: Asia, Europe, China, India, US, Economics, United States, Standard Chartered, Innovation, PPP, Marketwatch, Standard Chartered Bank, U K, Chu, West India, Canada France

Where IRS offices are closed and the tax services that we're not getting during the shutdown

Internal Revenue Service offices nationwide, like this one in New York City, are closed due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. (Photo by Matthew Bisanz via Wikipedia Commons) Most of us don't have personal interactions with the Internal Revenue Service. We simply do our taxes every year, send them to the federal tax collector and move on with our lives. It's a different story in many places across the country. Those places have physical IRS offices where friends and family usually ...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, New York City, United States, District Of Columbia, Irs, Fed, Lone Star State, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Austin IRS, Taxpayer Assistance Centers, Wikipedia Commons Most, Matthew Bisanz

Duane Morris names co-chairs of private equity group

Duane Morris LLP has named Michael C. Hardy and Nanette C. Heide as co-chairs of the private equity division of the corporate practice group. Hardy is a partner at the law firm’s Baltimore office while Heide is a partner at the New York office. PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE and NEW YORK, January 14, 2019—Duane Morris LLP has named partners Michael C. Hardy of the firm’s Baltimore office and Nanette C. Heide of the firm’s New York office as co-chairs of the Private Equity division of the Corporate Prac...
Tags: New York, Washington, West Virginia, Trends, People, United States, Private Equity, Baltimore, Mike, Hardy, Towson University, Vanderbilt University Law School, Duane Morris LLP, Duane Morris, Nanette, SBIC

With 341 horsepower, the WRX STI S209 is the most powerful Subaru ever

The Subaru WRX STI S209 is the latest in a series of special editions that have never been sold in the United States before. The 341-horsepower pocket rocket debuts at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The post With 341 horsepower, the WRX STI S209 is the most powerful Subaru ever appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Subaru, Detroit Auto Show, Subaru WRX STI, 2019 Detroit Auto Show

ProSieben e-commerce arm buys control of Aroundhome: Reuters

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 Media’s (PSMGn.DE) e-commerce arm NuCom is buying control of Aroundhome, an online broker for home services and products, in a deal valued at 140 million euros ($161 million). The investment represents a bet on taking the lead in the German-speaking region to help people searching for a company to put a solar panel on their roof, install a new kitchen or fix their central heating. “We see a huge market potential in Europe,” Aroundhome founder and CEO Robin Behla...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Trends, United States, Switzerland, M&a, General Atlantic, Reuters, Germany Austria, Max Conze, ANGI, AroundHome, ProSieben, Angi Home Services, Robin Behlau, Kaeuferportal

China sentenced a Canadian man to death in the latest escalation of the countries' feud over Huawei

A court in Dalian, China, sentenced a 36-year-old Canadian man to death on charges of international drug trafficking on Monday. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was detained in China in 2014 and sentenced to 15 years last November, before a Chinese court said his sentence was too lenient and retried him. The death sentence comes a month into China and Canada's diplomatic feud over Ottawa's arrest and detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Schellenberg says he was framed. A Chinese court sentenced a C...
Tags: Australia, China, US, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Canada, United States, Hsbc, Msnbc, Huawei, Ottawa, Trump, Chris Hayes, Liaoning, Dalian

Small Businesses in These 12 Cities will be the First to Access 5G Mobile

Major carriers around the world have set 2019 as the year they will start deploying 5G services. For AT&T this will be the case in 12 cities across the United States, and small businesses in these locations will be the first to have access to the new technology. AT&T says it will be the first and only company in the US which will be offering a mobile 5G device over a commercial, standards-based mobile 5G network. Where 5g Service is Live This network is now live in parts of Atlanta, Charlotte...
Tags: US, Sales, United States, Qualcomm, San Antonio, Netgear, SAN JOSE Calif, AT T, Technology Trends, AT T Business, Waco Texas Additionally AT T, Mo Katibeh, Katibeh

PE-backed Davey Coach Sales recruits Stenseth as president

Davey Coach Sales, a national bus dealership, has named Mark Stenseth as president. Stenseth is replacing John Walsh who has quit to take a new position with Proterra Inc. Stenseth is a former chief financial officer at Transwest Inc. Davey Coach Sales is a portfolio company of Progress Equity Partners. PRESS RELEASE DENVER (PRWEB) JANUARY 14, 2019 Davey Coach Sales, a national bus dealership, announced today that Mark Stenseth has been named President, replacing John Walsh who has resigned to t...
Tags: Trends, People, Canada, United States, John, North America, Denver, Walsh, Davey, University of North Dakota, John Walsh, PE, PRWEB, Stenseth, Proterra Inc, Davey Coach Sales

Trump predicts U.S. will reach trade deal with China

President Donald Trump on Monday predicted the United States would reach a deal with China to end a tit-for-tat trade war, saying Beijing wants to negotiate and that talks are going well.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump

OpenGate sells NAKAN to Westlake

OpenGate Capital has sold NAKAN, a French PVC compounding solutions business to Westlake Chemical Corporation. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES & PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today that it completed the sale of NAKAN, a global PVC compounding solutions business headquartered in Reims, France, to Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) on January 2nd, 2019. Andrew Nikou, OpenGate Capital’s founder and CEO, stated, “T...
Tags: Europe, France, Los Angeles, Trends, United States, M&a, Vietnam, North America, Sas, Paris France, Westlake, Los Angeles California, OpenGate Capital, OpenGate Capital OpenGate Capital, OpenGate, PARIS BUSINESS WIRE OpenGate Capital

This $230 home security system has made living in a high-crime area less stressful for my family

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. According to the FBI, property crimes rates have steadily decreased over the last 15 years, but burglaries still account for more than $15 billion in losses per year. A good home security system will not stop a determined burglar, but it does an excellent job of scaring away the vast majority of thieves. SimpliSafe is considered one...
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China's exports shrink most in 2 years, raising risks in global economy

Data on Monday also showed China posted its biggest trade surplus with the United States on record in 2018.
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