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Bloomberg's alt-data head is starting up a new business at retail consultant Ascential - and it shows how firms can cut out middlemen and sell information directly to hedge funds

Bloomberg's alt-data head is starting up a new business at retail consultant Ascential - and it shows how firms can cut out middlemen and sell information directly to hedge funds

28 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Ascential Alternative Data Division was started by Jeremy Baksht, who used to be Bloomberg's global head of alternative data. The London-based company helps consumer companies...
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UK to impose tax on tech giants but risks US tariffs on car exports

40 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Digital services tax on Google and Apple could spark transatlantic trade war The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has insisted that the UK will go ahead with plans for a tax on big...
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Fortress CEO Wes Edens didn't show up to board meetings even as his private-equity firm ran a $115 million tab for managing local newspaper chain GateHouse

Fortress CEO Wes Edens didn't show up to board meetings even as his private-equity firm ran a $115 million tab for managing local newspaper chain GateHouse

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Billionaire and Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens did not show up to board and committee meetings as chair of the firm overseeing one of America's largest newspaper chains...
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Australian bushfire crisis: Horror conditions predicted in NSW as temperatures reach 44C

Australian bushfire crisis: Horror conditions predicted in NSW as temperatures reach 44C

58 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

NSW Rural Fire Service spokesman Ben Shepherd said low humidity and north westerly winds have firefighters in the state bracing for a potentially dangerous day on Thursday.
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Sea Limited Sees Big Gains as Stock Jumps 8%

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

By Kim Khan Investing.com You may not recognize Sea Limited , but with Asian companies struggling due to the worries about the Wuhan coronavirus again today it may be sharp to...
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Shoppers are abandoning store dressing rooms for their own homes, and it's sparked a wave of returns

Shoppers are abandoning store dressing rooms for their own homes, and it's sparked a wave of returns

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Returns hemorrhaged $309 billion in the retail industry in 2019, according to the " 2019 Consumer Returns in the Retail Industry " report from returns fraud Appriss Retail. A...
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Fishy business: Why access to UK waters is red herring in Brexit talks

Fishy business: Why access to UK waters is red herring in Brexit talks

1 hour ago   |   Politico

This article is part of POLITICO's Westminster Survival Guide . Europe's small fishing sector is making a big splash in Brexit negotiations. The fishing industry, together with...
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The owners of a luxury villa in Ibiza are looking for a couple to live there for free and manage the property

The owners of a luxury villa in Ibiza are looking for a couple to live there for free and manage the property

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The owners of a luxury villa in Ibiza are looking for a couple to manage their property, which will require tasks such as housekeeping, cooking, and hosting events. The couple...
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How to share an Apple Music subscription between up to 6 people using the Family Sharing feature

How to share an Apple Music subscription between up to 6 people using the Family Sharing feature

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

You can share your Apple Music subscription by adding family members to your Apple ID account. To share your Apple Music account, you'll have to change your subscription to the...
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Kelly Ripa reveals she shut down her daughter's debit card due to her pricey Postmates bill

Kelly Ripa reveals she shut down her daughter's debit card due to her pricey Postmates bill

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Lola, 18, is a freshman at New York University, and though she has a meal plan, prefers to order food using the delivery service. 'I didn't know our daughter had Postmates,'...
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Jeff Bezos gave Saudi Crown Prince his number at a Hollywood dinner also...

Jeff Bezos gave Saudi Crown Prince his number at a Hollywood dinner also attended by Kobe Bryant, Disney CEO Bob Iger, and Patriots owner Robert Kraft

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Jeff Bezos exchanged phone numbers at an April 2018 party in Hollywood, surrounded by other celebrities and CEOs. Also in attendance... Read more ...

Jorge Mendes confirms Man Utd transfer target Bruno Fernandes will leave...

Jorge Mendes confirms Man Utd transfer target Bruno Fernandes will leave Sporting

Manchester United have been strongly linked with a move for Portugal international Bruno Fernandes, but they now have competition from other teams for his signature Read more ...

Man Utd vs Burnley LIVE score: Team news, TV channel and live stream

Man Utd vs Burnley LIVE score: Team news, TV channel and live stream

Follow live updates from the Premier League clash at Old Trafford as struggling Manchester United host Burnley Read more ...

PSG boss makes stance on Chelsea and Man Utd transfer target Edinson...

PSG boss makes stance on Chelsea and Man Utd transfer target Edinson Cavani's future clear

Edinson Cavani has told Paris Saint-Germain that he wants to leave the club with a number of teams chasing his signature. Read more ...

Agent of Mykola Matviyenko claims he's in talks with Arsenal

Agent of Mykola Matviyenko claims he's in talks with Arsenal

Arsenal in talks for Shakhtar Donetsk central defender Arsenal are supposedly in talks for Shakhtar Donetsk centre-back Mykola Matviyenko according to his agent. The Gunners'... Read more ...

Ibiza-Eivissa 1-2 Barcelona: Antoine Griezmann scores stoppage-time winner...

Ibiza-Eivissa 1-2 Barcelona: Antoine Griezmann scores stoppage-time winner in Copa del Rey clash

Antoine Griezmann ensured that there was no giant-killing in the Copa del Rey by scoring a devastating stoppage-time winner as Barcelona had to come from behind to overcome... Read more ...

Terry Jones health: Star dies after ongoing battle with dementia - symptoms...

Terry Jones health: Star dies after ongoing battle with dementia - symptoms to be wary of

Terry Jones 77, who is best known for being of the Monty Python comedy group, passed away after a long battle with dementia yesterday. The comedy legend was diagnosed with a... Read more ...

Mino Raiola claims Manchester United failed to match Paul Pogba's ambition &...

Mino Raiola claims Manchester United failed to match Paul Pogba's ambition & provides injury update

Mino Raiola making controversial comments again Super agent Mino Raiola has suggested that Manchester United have failed to match Paul Pogba's ambition, and provided an injury... Read more ...

House of Lords explained: Could the House of Lords be abolished? How it works

House of Lords explained: Could the House of Lords be abolished? How it works

BORIS JOHNSON'S Brexit deal has now cleared the House of Lords after briefly stalling in Parliament's upper chamber, paving the way for it to become law ahead of the January 31... Read more ...

Victoria Derbyshire Show axed after five years as part of cuts to BBC

Victoria Derbyshire Show axed after five years as part of cuts to BBC

Victoria Derbyshire Show has been axed Victoria Derbyshire Show has been axed by the BBC after five years on the air. The Bafta award-winning weekday current affair programme... Read more ...