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Both Instagram's cofounders are quitting after reported 'tensions' with Mark Zuckerberg (FB)

Instagram's two cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are leaving the company, they said in a statement on Monday night.; The duo currently serve as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app's CEO and CTO respectively.; The reason for…

Current FBI agents and former intel officials are breathing a sigh of relief that Rod Rosenstein still has his job after a whirlwind morning in Washington

Washington flew into a frenzy on Monday morning following initial reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was expected to leave his job. But hours later, he was attending a scheduled meeting at the White House.

Comcast's $39 billion bid for Sky throws uncertainty on the future of Hulu, Disneyflix, and Now TV

Comcast and Disney traded victories all summer in the fight for Murdoch-owned media content and European pay-TV subscribers.

Kavanaugh defends himself in Fox News interview alongside his wife by claiming he never sexually assaulted anyone and didn't have sex until 'many years after' college

Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Kavanaugh, will appear in an unusual — if not unprecedented — interview, in which they'll address the allegations of sexual misconduct the Supreme Court nominee is facing, with Fox News on Monday…

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The 50 best MBA programs in the world

Higher- and business-education specialists QS Quacquarelli Symonds has released its 2019 Global MBA Ranking, evaluating 251 of the best business schools in the world.


Trump's trade war with China shows no sign of slowing down, and it might be about to get even worse

The trade war between the US and China has escalated in recent days, and the likelihood of a near-term solution is quickly fading.


Brett Kavanaugh writes letter calling new accusations 'grotesque and obvious character assassination,' says he 'will not be intimidated into withdrawing'

WASHINGTON — Embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh called the accusations that he sexually assaulted and harassed two individuals while in high school and college "smears" and an attempt to assassinate his character and derail…


Trump and the White House have come out swinging at the new sexual-assault allegations against Kavanaugh, painting them as a smear campaign

President Donald Trump on Monday said he was still with his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "all the way" as the judge faced a barrage of sexual-misconduct allegations.


Trump and Rod Rosenstein are set to meet Thursday amid a wild morning of drama surrounding his future

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expected to leave his job on Monday, according to multiple reports. Hours later, however, he was attending a regularly scheduled meeting at the White House.

Goldman Sachs is shaking up the way it stocks one of the most elite clubs on Wall Street — and it shows how banks are back to making money again (GS)

Goldman Sachs is making changes to how it selects its partners, one of the most elite clubs on Wall Street, as incoming CEO David Solomon remakes the firm in his vision.

iPhone XS and XS Max buyers are complaining that their new devices have bad WiFi and cell signal (AAPL)

Early adopters of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max are reporting poor WiFi and cell signal strength on their new smartphones.


Sears' CEO is making a last-ditch effort to avoid bankruptcy (SHLD)

Sears is running out of cash, and its CEO is scrambling to keep the company afloat.


BANK OF AMERICA: The most important segment of the housing market has peaked

The largest segment of the housing market has peaked and will no longer contribute to the US economy's growth, according to US economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch .


Ray Dalio, who predicted the financial crisis, outlines his scenario for the next recession — and makes some pointed parallels to the Great Depression

Ray Dalio literally wrote the book on financial crises. So when he has something to say on the future of the market, investors of all shapes and sizes should listen.


Sirius XM agrees to pay $3.5 billion in stock for Pandora to create the world's largest audio-entertainment company (P, SIRI)

Sirius XM Holdings will acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in an all-stock transaction, creating the world's largest audio-entertainment company, the two sides announced Monday.


10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, CMCSA, AMZN, FOXA, DVMT)

China says it won't negotiate on trade with the US as the latest tariffs bite. Beijing published a white paper on Monday that attacked the "protectionist practices" and "trade bullyism practices of the U.S. administration," according to…

OPEC and Russia shrug off US pressure to cut oil prices

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil producer ally outside the group, Russia, have pushed back against attempts by US President Donald Trump to reduce the price of oil, announcing on Sunday that there would be no additional price…

The gig economy pays just $828 a month — here's why driving for Uber is no substitute for a full-time job (EBAY, AMZN)

The companies leading the gig economy, and their boosters, have touted its potential to replace or substitute for regular, full-time jobs.


Tim Cook reportedly shot down Apple’s Dr. Dre drama after objecting to an orgy scene and cocaine use

Apple CEO Tim Cook does not want gratuitous sex and violence in Apple's upcoming video content, The Wall Street Journal reports.


'Bullyism': China says it won't negotiate on trade with the US as the latest tariffs bite

LONDON — European and Asian markets were lower on Monday after China said it won't negotiate with the US on trade if the Trump administration continues to threaten higher tariffs.

Monday, Sep 24

Democrats are reportedly investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, according to a bombshell report in The New Yorker on Sunday.

Sunday, Sep 23

The inside story of how an old-school Scottish firm became an early investor in many of Silicon Valley's most prized unicorns, and made a killing in the process

Baillie Gifford, a 110-year-old Scottish investment firm that manages $255 billion, has made a name for itself by investing in a wide range of successful companies.; The firm has been especially keen to start investing in earlier-stage…

Lawmakers are split on the next steps for Christine Blasey Ford

Amid a tentative agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to publicly testify later this week about her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, lawmakers expressed varied ideas about the role her accusation…

Analysts and experts are zeroing in on where they think Amazon's HQ2 will be (AMZN)

The wait is almost over for Amazon to announce the location of its new headquarters, and speculation is ramping into overdrive.

Tentative deal struck for Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh to publicly testify on Thursday

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford struck a tentative agreement with lawmakers to have Ford publicly testify on Thursday about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, The New York Times reported.

Saturday, Sep 22

A $736 billion investor that survived the stock-market crash of a lifetime has 3 simple pieces of advice for anyone who's just starting out

Every September for the rest of time, Wall Street will reflect on the surreal crisis of 2008.

The White House is considering an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook — read the leaked document here

The White House has drafted a text of a proposed executive order for President Donald Trump that would trigger an antitrust investigation into Google and Facebook, according to a copy of the document obtained by Business Insider. The…

BANK OF AMERICA: Here’s how to protect yourself from getting blindsided by the outcome of Trump’s trade war that many aren’t prepared for

The trade war between the US and China is escalating, but many investors may be caught off guard by one of the possible outcomes, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Republicans grant Christine Blasey Ford's request for more time to decide whether she'll testify on sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys say they need more time to decide whether Ford will speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claim that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s.

Friday, Sep 21

'Someone is going to die in this truck': Amazon drivers and managers describe harrowing deliveries inside trucks with 'bald tires,' broken mirrors, and faulty brakes

Some Amazon delivery drivers say the trucks they have used to transport packages to customers' doorsteps were beaten up and falling apart.

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last year discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office and wearing a wire to secretly record him, The New York Times reported Friday.

Instagram's new TV service recommended videos of potential child abuse

A Business Insider investigation into Instagram's new TV service found it recommending a crop of graphic and disturbing videos, whose content appeared to include child exploitation and genital mutilation.

Here's everything Amazon announced at its huge September event (AMZN)

SEATTLE — Amazon held a special event on Thursday to unveil a slew of new gadgets and services.

Thursday, Sep 20

Amazon just introduced a brand-new Echo Dot — it's louder and has a new design, but it's still only $50 (AMZN)

Amazon just unveiled a brand-new Echo Dot. The new device costs $50 and is available starting today.

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today

Two new Amazon devices were leaked on Amazon's UK website ahead of a company event in Seattle on Thursday.

California regulators open another investigation into Tesla's factory after getting a report that an employee had part of a finger amputated during a workplace accident (TSLA)

California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) has opened a third inspection into Tesla's Fremont factory in September, an agency spokesperson told Business Insider.

'There are multiple witnesses who should be included': A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault raises the stakes ahead of planned hearing

The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, a 51-year-old research psychologist and professor who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, claimed that the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing scheduled for Monday…