Matthew DeBord/BI A pickup in the city. Small pickups were once an essential part of the truck mix. A lot of young folks enjoyed them as an inexpensive starter vehicle. But gradually, automakers phased them out in favor of crossover SUVs while concentrating on the full-size pickups that are their most profitable products. In the […]

Hollis Johnson Since Polaris Industries acquired the storied Indian Motorcycle nameplate in 2011, the Minnesota-based powersports company has been working hard to revive Indian, which was founded in 1901 and has seen more than its share of ups and downs in the past 115 years. Indian swung by Business Insider’s New York headquarters last year […]

Lucasfilm/Disney Man GLG, a UK hedge fund overseeing $ 28.8 billion of assets as of March 31, is embracing machine learning. The group has created a new position titled “head of machine learning.” The new role will oversee development of Man GLG’s machine learning capabilities involving news and social media analysis, breaking market news, and visualizing complex […]

PA Undated handout photo issued by Redrow of their Chairman Steve Morgan. It is now more apparent than ever that the richest people in Britain are creating their own fortunes rather than inheriting it.  According to a preview of The Sunday Times Rich List, which lists the 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families in the UK, there are also […]

BBC/The Andrew Marr Show LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May will not make “specific proposals” ruling out tax rises in the run-up to the general election on June 8. May said in an interview on the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show said she would not promise to not increase taxes — something the Tories pledged in the […]

Thomson Reuters Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Cryan addresses a news conference in Frankfurt LONDON – Deutsche Bank revealed it has hired around 370 compliance and anti-financial crime staff in the past 12 months, despite reducing overall headcount by more than 3,000 in the same period. The bank said that revenue in the first quarter of 2017 […]

Reuters / Paul Hanna LONDON — On Friday, new data from the Office for National Statistics showed UK GDP growth slowing to just 0.3% in the first quarter of 2017. After close to 10 months of shockingly strong growth, the numbers confirmed what economists have been predicting for a long time — that Brexit will have a materially negative impact on […]