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Meet with General Catalyst investors in September

TechCrunch will partner with General Catalyst for Include Office Hours on September 4th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Partners Niko Bonatsos and Kyle Doherty will meet with underrepresented and underserved entrepreneurs to provide key feedback and advice. Founders, a…

‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry predicted the housing crisis. Now he’s calling passive investment a ‘bubble.’

‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry predicted the housing crisis. Now he’s calling passive investment a ‘bubble.’

Credit Suisse is planning an investment to blend digital services and personal touch

Credit Suisse will invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of 2021 and feels that it no longer needs a bigger branch network in its home market than rivals, Reuters reports. Business Inside…

Ezoic raises $33 million to optimize websites with AI

Ezoic, a Carlsbad, California-based startup developing an AI-driven platform for digital publishers, today announced that it’s secured a $33 million investment led by growth capital firm Sageview Capital. The influx of funding brings the company’s total raise…

Recession fears from Trump’s trade war have all but ensured the Fed will cut rates further. Here are the 12 stocks Goldman Sachs says could benefit most.

It’s hard to find inexpensive stocks in today’s market, and yield might be even harder to find. But David Kostin — the chief US equity strategist at Goldman Sachs — says one group of stocks might fit both criteria. He says major opportunities are available…

Look for ‘Relationship Pricing’ When You Need a Loan

Managing your money under a single financial institutions roof can make your life more convenient. And, in some cases, it can get you better deals versus opening a new account at another bank. Thats because of relationship pricing, which happens when a bank o…

Q2 GDP: Investment

Investment was weak again in Q2, although personal consumption expenditures (PCE) was strong (increased at a 4.3% annual rate). The first graph below shows the contribution to GDP from residential investment, equipment and software, and nonresidential struct…

Automated trading has already upended markets. Now AI could shake up stock picking and investment advice.

Programmatic strategies that are designed to buy or sell stocks like humans, based on specific criteria, are here to stay. Their pervasiveness is often noticed when markets are under pressure, or when a headline triggers a flash crash that’s so violent it’…

Peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace Boatsetter raises $10M as it looks to grow globally

Obviously, not everyone owns their boat, and boat ownership is far more unique than car ownership which makes it maybe an ideal category for peer-to-peer marketplace rentals. P2P boat rental startup Boatsetter recognized this opportunity, and is now announcin…

WeWork reveals IPO filing

WeWork, now known as The We Company, released its IPO prospectus Wednesday morning months after filing confidentially to go public. Backed by billions by SoftBank and its mammoth Vision Fund, the exit is expected as soon as next month. The New York-based co…