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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday said the central bank’s current trading rules are insufficient and promised that it would “make changes” after filings showed that officials traded stocks and bonds that could be influenced by its policy actions. Specifically, Powell said that Fed officials should as a general rule be barred from owning
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Charlie Javice, Founder/CEO of Frank, which is a college financial aid start-up. Source: JP Morgan JPMorgan Chase has acquired college planning platform Frank to deepen relationships with students and their parents, CNBC has learned exclusively. Frank is an online portal with tools that help students apply for and negotiate financial aid, enroll in online courses
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An artist’s illustration of the Axiom modules attached to the International Space Station. Axiom Space The National Aeronautics and Space Administration plans to retire the International Space Station by the end of this decade, so the U.S. space agency is turning to private companies to build new space stations in orbit – and expects to
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An Amazon worker delivers packages amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Denver, Colorado, April 22, 2020. Kevin Mohatt | Reuters Though the markets are off from their highs, analysts believe that several companies still have room to grow. Innovations in point-of-sale technology, acquisitions of buy now, pay later firms, and trend shifts to cloud-computing
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Acorns president David Hijirida Courtesy: Mo Osborne | Acorns Investing and savings app Acorns has hired a former Amazon executive and fintech CEO to lead day-to-day operations ahead of the start-up’s debut as a public company, CNBC has learned. The company is set to announce Wednesday that it named David Hijirida as president, according to
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The Inspiration4 crew in their SpaceX spacesuits, from left: Chris Sembroski, Dr. Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux John Kraus / Inspiration4 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch four civilians to orbit. They will become the first full crew of non-professional astronauts to fly to
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Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Company: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Business: Vonage is a collection of three main businesses: (i) the legacy consumer VOIP business; (ii) Application Programing Interface (API) business, which helps companies communicate to their customers through text messaging and (iii) Cloud-based Enterprise Communication as a Service business (CaaS). Stock Market Value:
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Brian Moynihan, chairman and chief executive officer of Bank of America Corp, speaks in New York City, September 25, 2019. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan announced the most sweeping management overhaul of his 12-year tenure atop the giant financial institution. In a memo distributed to employees on Friday, Moynihan named
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In this article MA The MasterCard logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mastercard has agreed to acquire blockchain analytics start-up CipherTrace, in the latest sign of how major companies are warming to cryptocurrencies. The payments giant said Thursday it entered into an agreement to
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In this article FISV Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images Company: Fiserv Inc. (FISV) Business: Fiserv provides payment and financial services technology worldwide. The company operates through Acceptance, Fintech, and Payments segments. The Acceptance segment provides point-of-sale merchant acquiring and digital commerce services; mobile payment services; security and fraud protection products; Carat, an omnichannel
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