Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get this newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.  The S&P 500 is up 9% so far this year, and it would like to thank its most trusted allies: high-flying tech stocks. But the benchmark’s reliance […]

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get this newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.  Wow. Amazon is buying Whole Foods. The online giant said Friday it was buying the high-end grocer for $ 42 a share in an all-cash deal, valuing […]

AP Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Retail bank branches remain stubbornly relevant, despite an onslaught of digital and tech innovations. But bank tellers’ days in those branches could be numbered. The largest banks in the US have been investing millions in updating the capabilities […]

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours.  Few areas of the US market performed better than small-cap stocks following the presidential election. But hedge funds are betting the group’s best days are finished. The Russell 2000 has surged by 17% since Donald Trump’s victory — handily outpacing the […]

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Henry Blodget explains the most important chart in the world right now based on economist Pavlina Tcherneva’s analysis of income gains during recoveries. Which have gone entirely to the top 10%. Blodget points out the growth in profit as a percent of GDP compared to the decline in wages as […]

Ford Cars are more than just a means to get from point a to point b. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary car designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and more recently Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they’re “car guys.” While beauty is without a doubt purely in […]

Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with French daily newspaper Le Figaro in Paris, France May 29, 2017. Picture taken May 29, 2017. Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Thursday. 1. President Donald Trump has decided to take the US out of the Paris climate accord, […]

Getty Images / Jeff J Mitchell Zaha Hadid died in March 2016. The late architect Zaha Hadid — known as the “Queen of the Curve” for the modern, curving designs of her buildings —had a legendary career. The Iraqi-born British architect became the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize (the Nobel Prize of her […]

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. A hedge fund led by an investing legend expects “all hell to break loose.” Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, which raised $ 5 billion in less than 24 hours earlier this month, says it has been building up its […]

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Does the stock market even need the Trump trade anymore? In the months right after the presidential election, the sectors seen as most closely tied to President Donald Trump’s proposed policies — most notably financials and […]