Trump admits to having ‘second thoughts’ on his trade war with China

US president Donald Trump admits to having “second thoughts” on his his ongoing trade war with China. However, Trump told reporters that he had pushed ahead with the trade war due to China’s “outrageous” behaviour. Allies urged Trump to drop tariffs or risk being blamed for a global recession. Visit Business Insider’s home page for […]

The stock market is experiencing a rare trend that was connected to the last two market meltdowns. Here’s why it’s ominous for investors, and what they can do about it.

Investors who are buying the stock market’s biggest winners and selling the losers are seeing this strategy pay off significantly. However, quantitative strategists at Nomura have observed that so-called momentum factor investing is moving in lockstep with widespread risk aversion. This concurrent move is rare and connected to past periods of turmoil in markets, they […]

How C2FO’s execs walked into a meeting with SoftBank with no pitchdeck, then landed $200 million within weeks

Despite its renown in the tech world, surprisingly little is known about how Japanese tech firm SoftBank actually goes about striking deals through its $100 billion Vision Fund. The Japanese conglomerate recently invested $200 million in C2FO, a marketplace which helps suppliers get paid early. But C2FO CEO Sandy Kemper never intended to raise that […]

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms

This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that’s left hundreds of billions in potential cost savings on the […]