Tag archive for ‘banking’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Israeli Startup CreditStacks Revolutionizes Credit for Migrant Workers in the US

  An Israeli startup CreditStacks, has launched the first United States-based premium credit cards which aim to fulfill crucial and fundamental need of new-to-credit customers. One of the main difficulties More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Renaissance Regions That Didn’t Expel Jews Reap the Benefit Today

Over half a millennium may have passed, but regions that did not expel Jews during the Renaissance era have measurably better economies than those that did. Throughout Europe, regions expelled Jewish communities More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Fed’s Communication Breakdown

 Nothing describes the United States Federal Reserve’s current communication policy better than the old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Various members of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal More...

News Brief On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Discover to Pay $16 Million Back to Student Loan Borrowers

  Discover made it even more difficult for thousands of student borrowers to pay back their loans by misleading them on their statements, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday. The bank More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

From Earth Institute at Columbia University, Professor Jeffrey Sachs: Data for Development

NEW YORK – The data revolution is rapidly transforming every part of society. Elections are managed with biometrics, forests are monitored by satellite imagery, banking has migrated from branch offices to More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Patricia Goldstein — A Trailblazer for Women in Business — Has Died at Age 69

– – The vice chairman and head of commercial real estate for Emigrant Bank, Patricia Goldstein, who helped to break through the “glass ceiling” for women in her over four decades in banking, More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: America’s Risky Recovery

The United States’ economy is approaching full employment and may already be there. But America’s favorable employment trend is accompanied by a substantial increase in financial-sector risks, owing to More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Ben Horowitz Joins Board of TranserWise

  Ben Horowitz of Andreessen Horowitz, early funder of Facebook, led the way in a $58 million fund raising for London-based currency transfer startup Transferwise, according to Bizjournals. Transferwise More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Bitcoin Gets Endorsement From LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn Founder and CEO Reid Hoffman said in Davos that his hopes are resting on the Bitcoin this year, although he admitted that the digital currency faces serious challenges. “Bitcoin will either be a total More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Citigroup to Sell Egyptian Bank Business, Kuwait’s Americana Sale on Hold

  Citigroup is selling off its consumer banking business in Egypt, and has ten bids in all, although there is no indication of the amount of the bids, as reported by Reuters. Citi’s net investment More...

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