Biz-Tech

We all like to remember our successes and forget our failures, and finance is no different. As investors’ inboxes once again become clogged with annual outlooks from Wall Street’s scribblers, there is little admission of the nearly universal failure to predict what happened this year—even though the things the...
According to a recent report by PwC, within 15 years, artificial intelligence will take over 38% of U.S. jobs. This trend is expected to continue. What will employment look like? Which jobs will disappear and what does all of this mean for education? According to Sir Michael Barber, former advisor...
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crypto Asset Management, the first professional index in the crypto currency space, reached a valuation milestone this month. The CAMCrypto30® index - an open, published, rules-based index of the top 30 crypto currencies by market capitalization - passed 1,000 on November 14, 2017....
TAMPA, Fla. – Despite the impact of Hurricane Irma, Florida’s largest homeowners' insurance provider, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc. reported overall third-quarter revenue of $190.2 million, resulting in $10 million in third-quarter profits Wednesday, while their subsidiary company, Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company, continues their bad practice of underpaying...

Affordable-housing stock down by 60 percent from 2010 to 2016 According to The Washington Post  a new report issued by Freddie Mac finds that the number of apartments deemed affordable for very low-income families across the United States fell by more than 60 percent between 2010 and 2016. This report is the...

NNPA Joins BMW Boycott

During the October 19-20th Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Autmotive Summit in Detroit, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., called for a national boycott of BMW. Citing the company's dismal record on minority hiring, retention, suppliers, dealerships and advertising, the civil rights leader said  BMW has one of the worst records on diversity and...
Kenneth I. Chenault recently announced that he is retiring from American Express in February 2018 after serving as the company’s chief executive for the past 16 years. His departure reduces the ranks of Black CEOs leading the largest publicly traded corporations, including Kenneth Frazier of Merck & Co.; Roger...
Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the German automaker, for refusing to reply to the survey for the group’s annual diversity scorecard. Not only did BMW refuse to complete the survey, the German automaker also refused to meet...
The jobs report is out and it’s a weird one. In September, the economy lost 33,000 jobs while the unemployment rate fell to a new post-crisis low of 4.2%. This is the first negative print for headline payroll gains since September 2010 while the unemployment rate is now at its lowest...
Third-party tech partners can help your business reach its goals, but certain behaviors should be avoided when seeking out and managing those relationships. Tech partners can aid companies in embracing the fast pace of change in business technology and meeting business goals. However, certain common mistakes spring up when organizations...