July 6, 2016 7:33 am

Venmo: App to make and share payments

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Easily one of the best finance apps, for sending and receiving payments, is Venmo. It seemlessly integrates with your credit/debit card and bank account. You know those times when it’s too complicated to split a check, or you want to quickly pay a friend back but you don’t have the cash? Just use Venmo! Send […]

Take control of your personal spending with Spendee

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Keeping your personal finances in line can be grueling, especially during the holidays. There are a lot of apps out there, but not many are eye-catching and fun to use. Our suggestion? Spendee! Spendee keeps your spending habits and budgets updated, with some slick color coding and graphs. But the best feature is the sync […]

JIM CHANOS: These Are The Kinds Of Companies We’re Looking At Right Now

Jim Chanos isn’t going to tell you exactly what he’s researching at his world renowned short-selling firm, Kynikos Associates, but he’ll give you an idea - a small one - of what he and his team are thinking about. He did that today on Bloomberg TV’s “Market Makers” with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle. Chanos […]

The Government Shutdown And Debt Ceiling Battles Could Be A Total Disaster For The GOP

The coming battles over a bill to keep the government funded and raising the debt ceiling could turn into a disaster for Republicans, a new CNN/ORC poll suggests. According to the poll, 51% of respondents would blame Congressional Republicans in the case of a government shutdown. That’s up from 40% the last time a government […]

2 Words That Every Investor Needs to Hear

Filed under: Investing The StressTest column appears every Thursday on Fool.com. Check back weekly and follow @TMFStressTest. Few businesses can survive without happy customers. And when it comes to focusing on customers needs, banks can sure talk the talk, but can they… well, wait a second, do they even talk the talk After listening to Jamie Dimon […]

Mercedes-Benz Rushes to Catch Rivals

Filed under: Investing Mercedes-Benz is counting on the new CLA sedan to help improve its profits, which lag rivals’. Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz German vehicle maker Daimler solidly beat second-quarter earnings estimates late last week, thanks to some one-time items. But earnings at Daimler’s crown jewel, Mercedes-Benz, were down — even as rivals BMW and Audi […]

How To Tell If Your Manager Is A Pretender Or An Outperformer

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. For more visit Business Insider’s new Wealth Advisor vertical. How To Tell If A Manager Is A Pretender Or An Outperformer (The Aleph Blog) “Now, for managers, I would recommend keeping a trading journal, where you […]

Honeywell Just Took A Nose Dive

A headline is crossing now that’s causing Honeywell shares to dive. “Honeywell transmitter likely cause of 787 fire, UK AAIB says,” reports Bloomberg. This relates to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fire at London’s Heathrow Airport last week. Here’s the intraday move via Yahoo Finance. Join the conversation about this story » Check out the original […]

My teens spent $400 on fast food last month (and how I learned to deal with it)

This guest post is from Naomi Mannino. Naomi is a freelance consumer personal finance and health journalist who reports on health, medical and personal finance news and how it will affect your life today. You can follow Naomi on Twitter @naomimannino. My 19-year-old daughter came to me sobbing and wanting to borrow $20 for a […]

Markets Aren’t Too Worried About The Bad Chinese Manufacturing Report

Asian markets are digesting what economists see as a disappointing Chinese HSBC manufacturing PMI report. So far, the markets are taking it in stride. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and China’s Shanghai Composite are each up 0.5%, reports CNBC’s Deirdre Wang Morris. Elsewhere, markets are in the red but off of their lows.  Korea’s Kospi is […]

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