September 17, 2019

Do I need a credit card for my side job? In most cases, yes.

Even a part-time side job is a real business and can qualify for a credit card. A business credit card can help you keep your business and personal expenses separate, manage your cash flow, and earn rewards. However, credit c...
September 17, 2019

Chase is offering Freedom cardholders 5% cash back through the end of the year in an effort to capture holiday spending (JPM)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Chase Freedom cardholders wi...
September 17, 2019

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict.
September 17, 2019

International panel to criticize U.S. FAA’s Boeing 737 MAX approval process: WSJ

A panel of international air-safety regulators is finishing a report, which is expected to criticize the initial U.S. approval process for Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the conclusions.
September 16, 2019

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 billion deal

Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc would buy the Canadian firm in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal.
September 16, 2019

Oil surges, stock futures slip after attack on Saudi facility

Oil prices surged to six-month highs on Monday while Wall Street futures fell and safe-haven bets returned after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude facilities knocked out more than 5% of global oil supply.
September 15, 2019

Take a look inside Walmart’s newest health clinic that’s just the start of its push into healthcare

Walmart on Friday opened up its first Walmart Health center in Dallas, Georgia. The location is located next to a Walmart Supercenter, with a separate door for those looking to use the health services.  The new clinic is...
September 15, 2019

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here’s why they’re striking (GM)

The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 49,000 UAW-represented workers could take to the picket lines. The UAW has been bristling for a strike since...
September 15, 2019

If you shop at Amazon, make sure you’re using a credit card that earns you bonus points or cash back. Here are 4 of the best options.

Amazon sells just about everything. If you frequently make purchases with the retailer, you should use a credit card that earns you bonus rewards or cash back on your spending. One top option is the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa ...
September 14, 2019

Global spare oil capacity in U.S. hands after Saudi outage

An attack on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday is believed to have disrupted half the country's production capacity, making the United States the only real holder of the global supply cushion via its ability to raise own output or to soften sanctions ag...