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Weekend Business News Roundup February 24, 2024

Capital One announced Monday that it is acquiring the credit card company Discover in an all-stock deal valued at $35.3 billion. Combined, the two companies would form the largest credit card company in the U.S. by loan volume, according to Bloomberg. - Bruce Gil Read MoreRead more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 16:07
Weekend Tech Innovation Roundup February 24, 2024

Forvia, a French autoparts supplier, said today that it will cut 10,000 jobs as it looks to lower costs and keep up with EU regulations pushing the industry toward more electric alternatives, according to the Wall Street Journal. - Morgan Haefner Read MoreRead more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 16:07
Weekend Lifestyle Roundup February 24, 2024

As with most things that go viral, the high can’t last forever. And now the maker of the internet’s favorite water bottle is facing backlash from customers for not disclosing that its products contain lead. - Britney Nguyen Read MoreRead more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 16:07
Weekend Money Markets Roundup February 24, 2024

Recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings have revealed the stocks the richest people in the world have been buying and selling in the past few months. Amazon executive chairman Jeff Bezos sold about $6 billion worth of the online retailer’s stock in February. Warren Buffet trimmed his stake in Apple by…Read more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 16:07
ChatGPT and Gemini stumble, Nvidia wins, and a look at Sam Altman: AI news roundup

It wasn’t the best week for AI chatbots, which were making high-profile mistakes in both text and video. But Nvidiajoined the $2-trillion club, as Wall Street’s favorite AI chipmaker beat sky-high earnings expectations and the stock kept rallying. And we take a look at the life of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. Check out the…Read more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:04
The 8 finance and economy podcasts you should listen to if you want to skill up

It can be overwhelming to see the news constantly lit up with numbers, red and green arrows, charts, data, and words like “inflation,” “recession,” and “debt.” Luckily, there’s a way to dive in and stay informed on complicated topics around the economy and the market from people who know it best and won’t judge you…Read more...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:04

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