Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman dumped millions of shares in newspaper conglomerate Gannett at a huge loss
Gannett has been slammed by the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered businesses that would advertise in the company's newspapers.
Startup Chorus.ai analyzed millions of sales meetings since the pandemic using AI, and found successful salespeople demonstrated empathy towards their customers
Jim Benton was hired as CEO of Chorus.ai a week after the San Francisco AI startup began working remotely. Here's what he's learned about connecting.
The price of US crude oil just went negative for the first time ever. Here's what that really means, and why you can't fill up your car for free.
US crude oil was trading in negative territory on Monday for the first time in history. That means producers will pay people to take oil from them.
Experts just set out a playbook for how governors should reopen states, and it includes 2- to 3-week phases with distancing measures applied to places like restaurants and outdoor events
Researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security laid out how governors might reopen states gradually amid the pandemic.
Morgan Stanley's E-Trade deal is pushing ahead during the market turmoil. Here's a look at who's set to lead the charge inside.
The firms announced their deal just as stocks peaked and the coronavirus was hitting the US. It's still on track to close later this year.
How TikTok can kickstart your music career, according to an artist who used the app to get a major label deal
The four strategies that 22-year-old rapper Tiagz used to gain exposure on TikTok and jumpstart his career in music.
How New York City's housing market after the pandemic will compare to post 9/11 — industry leaders see many similarities, but a few crucial differences
The industry sees the two crises as very similar, except 9/11 impacted only New York's housing market, whereas the pandemic is national and global.
GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 21 stocks that are beating their peers by paying down debt amid an unprecedented plunge in cash spending
Investors are being rewarded for buying companies with ample cash reserves as the economy sinks into recession.
Legal risks for business owners are changing every day. Here's how you could be vulnerable over paid leave, cleaning supplies, and your work-from-home policy.
Here's what employment lawyers say you need to know about managing paid leave, coronavirus cases at work, and cleaning supplies, among other things.
Plant-based fried 'chicken' and a blockchain for turkeys: How agricultural giant Cargill is innovating the global food-production industry and potentially changing what you eat along the way
Now, the IT team's mission is to "be the growth of the company. Not just enable it, but actually be it," said CIO Justin Kershaw.
The ultimate guide to getting a job at a dispensary, according to current and former employees, shop owners, and recruiters in the cannabis space
The industry currently employs about 200,000 people in the US, and that number is expected to increase to over 400,000 by 2021. So how can you get in?
A buzzy healthcare startup that raised $50 million from Andreessen Horowitz 3 months ago just cut staff amid the coronavirus pandemic
Healthcare companies haven't been immune to layoffs, pay cuts, and furloughs, even on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
8 books that legendary tech investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read during the pandemic
Marc Andreessen has a new reading list for his followers who are isolating at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
$416 million data analytics provider Domo is the most likely company to be acquired by a big player like Microsoft or Oracle in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, experts predict
As the crisis creates M&A opportunities, analysts point to one particularly strong acquisition target: cloud data-analytics provider Domo.
Cannabis experts explain the opportunities waiting to be claimed by entrepreneurs even after we're plunged into a recession — and they have nothing to do with CBD
"This is a chance to catch up or think of something innovative to offer this space," said Mary Pryor, the founder of several cannabis ventures.
What to do with your $1,200 stimulus check if you want to start a side hustle while quarantined, from 3 pros who kicked off successful side gigs without spending a dollar
Your top priority is to have something saved up for emergencies. In the meantime, start a side gig by leveraging social media accounts.
Meet the 14 top executives running Quibi, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg's startup that wants to prove people will pay for TV-quality mobile video
Quibi has recruited some notable Hollywood and Silicon Valley alum but also had some high-profile departures ahead of launch.
Investors overseeing $37 billion outline the 5 criteria they seek in trades that are 'almost impossible to compete with' — and share 3 stocks they've been buying amid market mayhem
"You can't just run a screen and buy. There's real critical thought and judgement required behind this," according to Jeff Mueller of Polen Capital.
How 18 oil giants from Exxon to Halliburton are cutting staff and slashing spending in response to the historic oil price meltdown
The coronavirus pandemic is cratering oil demand. We're keeping track of how oil giants are responding, from laying off staff to slashing capex.
Think you're smarter than everyone you know? You could be, scientists say, if you're tall, funny, and a firstborn.
Albourne Village — a quirky online hedge fund community — is getting ready for a revamp. We took a look at the 20-year history of a site that lists billionaire founding fathers like Izzy Englander.
The website lists billionaires like Millennium founder Izzy Englander as founding fathers, and was a place for online hedge fund industry networking.
One of the world's best small-company fund managers tells us how he finds 'hidden growth' that others miss — and shares his 3 top picks for the year ahead
John Barr has outranked most of his peers by finding companies that are barely breaking even, but possess major growth upside.
A former Disney executive shares 4 of the most brilliant ideas he's seen for coping with the coronavirus
Duncan Wardle spent 25 years at Disney. He says the COVID-19 outbreak has upset how we operate, but it's also inspired innovative ways to handle it.
Goldman partnered with JetBlue to offer installment loans on travel joining fintechs, banks, and airlines that are pitching new ways to finance future vacations
Goldman launched MarcusPay last week, a point-of-sale financing product that lets consumers pay in monthly installments for purchases over $750.
Why the price of oil is continuing to free-fall after a historic supply cut — and when experts think it may finally reach rock bottom
OPEC reached a historic agreement to cut production, yet it did little to prevent the price of oil from plummeting, as oil demand continues to crater.
There's more than $10 billion waiting to pounce on the ailing real-estate sector. A $80 million mortgage sale for a Brooklyn hotel could be one of the first hospitality opportunities.
Lender to Williamsburg Hotel wants to sell loans totaling $80 million against the property, in the first of what could be a wave of distressed sales.
Experts warn that a $500 million lifeline for AMC Theatres won't be enough if the coronavirus keeps its theaters empty through fall
AMC Theatres has been facing a cash crunch amid a shutdown of all of its 1,000 theaters. A new debt offering could keep the lights on until November.
BANK OF AMERICA: Buy these 12 under-the-radar stocks that have balance sheets perfectly built to weather coronavirus turbulence
The stock market is destabilized, which means there are serious under-the-radar bargains to be found.
One of 4 people overseeing a $500 billion corporate bailout fund lays out the risks of making no-strings-attached loans to mystery corporations — and warns of a full-on populist revolt
Bharat Ramamurti says the commission has a "major obligation to the public" to ensure loans don't enrich corporate executives.
The 8 best executive MBAs in the world that let you get a prestigious degree while working full time
11 alumni and staffers explain what makes these programs so great in terms of curriculum, job prospects, networking opportunities, and more.
'We are proud of the nerves of steel of our investors': The CEO of an AI-based fintech shares what it's like to close a Series A in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic
Pierre Haren, Causality Link co-founder and CEO, spoke to Business Insider about the fintech's recently closed $5 million Series A.
Fantasy Life CEO Yasin Abbak is focused on keeping costs down and avoiding business distractions until live sports pick back up again.
These people from Nielsen, Publicis, Hulu, and more are trying to solve TV advertisers' problems as people flock to streaming services.
Famed Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen says America failed in its pandemic response because it's forgotten how to build
"As I write this, New York City has put out a desperate call for rain ponchos to be used as medical gowns."
We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck buzzy tech startup Alan used to raise $54 million from Index Ventures after a 165% increase in revenues
"This is a time for people to care about one and other and I think we see a long term trend of employers taking more care of their employees."
'The great meltdown': A prominent bear says investors are dismissing a rare drop in consumer prices — and warns it could be more damaging to markets than the pending recession
Albert Edwards is warning investors of a new downward spiral caused by lower spending and a jump in unemployment.
A 47-year market vet explains why he sees the economy's 'super-cycle' hurtling towards depression — and lays out his case for an 80% stock plunge later this year
David Hunter, chief macro strategist at Contrarian Macro Advisors, sees "a bear market of historic proportions" barreling down the pike.
The CEO of Okta had a hair gel emergency while filming the virtual keynote for an online version of his annual tech conference
Todd McKinnon shares the weirdness of putting on a virtual, multi-day tech conference from lockdown with his family at his San Francisco home
Here's how a couple used their own relationship struggles to build a $2 million love-coaching side hustle that saved 10,000 marriages
Stacey and Paul Martino used online marketing to draw in potential clients who were struggling with divorce and other relationship issues.
AQR's former machine-learning head says quant funds should start 'nowcasting' to react to real-time data instead of trying to predict the future
Marcos Lopez de Prado, who led AQR's machine-learning efforts before leaving for Cornell, said that quants were overly reliant on models in March.
Airbnb employees chipped in $1 million from their own pockets to help economically devastated hosts, and that says something beautiful, and scary
2020 should have been one of celebration for Airbnb employees. Instead they generously gave to help hosts survive the COVID-19 crises.
Here are the 20 economics, self-help, and strategy books C-suite execs are reading right now to get their firms through COVID-19
Themes include the common good, leadership and crisis management.
Some of WeWork's outsourced cleaners just lost their jobs — even as the coworking giant keeps offices open and charges members for space they can't use
When WeWork outsourced cleaning staff in December, execs said benefits would be comparable. The separation pay is less than what laid-off WeWork staff got.
Insurance companies say they can't grant blanket coverage for all coronavirus losses, but startups can still insure against specific risks like data breaches that stem from the outbreak.
Vouch, a startup insuring other startups, has been busy providing coverage for potential losses linked to the pandemic, CEO Sam Hodges says.
These VCs are still open for business, according to a startup founder who is tracking which firms are looking at pitch decks and writing checks
The list currently has over 100 submissions, and includes key elements like whether VC firms are taking new meetings and signing term sheets.
For the past month I've been using Superhuman, the email app VCs are obsessed with that costs $30 a month — and I'm never going back to Gmail
Superhuman changed my relationship with email. I stopped hoarding messages. I became more responsive. And I reached inbox zero for the first time.
Private-equity firms are scrambling to save portfolio companies by calling in money from investors and rewriting worst-case scenarios
PE portfolio companies like casinos, parks, hotels, and retail companies have been slammed with a drop-off in revenue because of the coronavirus, with no clear sign of how long the downturn will last.
The coronavirus is upending the bridal industry. Here's how one $18-million-backed gown startup is hitting record sales in spite of the pandemic
The CEO of a gown startup that hit record sales during the pandemic reveals why her company is thriving as the industry is pummeled.
These 15 companies could be acquisition targets for Amazon, Microsoft, and Google as the coronavirus crisis ratchets up the cloud wars and crushes tech valuations
The COVID-19 crisis could lead to consolidation phase in the cloud. These 15 companies could be acquisition targets for Amazon, Microsoft and Google.
Goldman Sachs unpacks a ticking time bomb in the market's junkiest debt due to the coronavirus — and explains why even the Fed will be unable to avoid it
Goldman warns that many of these struggling companies will not find the cash to repay their debt on time.