Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value

Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value

Digital freight-booking startup Convoy raised $185 million in a funding round led by an investment arm of Google parent company Alphabet Inc., GOOGL 1.47% adding big new backing for the company competing in an increasingly crowded field trying to reshape U.S. shipping operations. The funding round led by Alphabet’s CapitalG, one of the biggest investments […]

Worried about data breaches? Now you can freeze your credit for free

Worried about data breaches? Now you can freeze your credit for free

Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Freezing your files at the big three credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — is one of the best ways to protect yourself from financial identity theft. Starting Sept. 21, everyone can do it — for free. Until now, it could cost as much as $10 to freeze […]

Sensex Crashes Over 1100 Points, Nifty Below 11000

Sensex Crashes Over 1100 Points, Nifty Below 11000

Yes Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack today. Benchmark equity indices crashed on Friday after opening on a positive note. At 1:07 pm, the S&P BSE Sensex tanked 672.38 points or 1.81 per cent to trade at 36,448.84. The broader Nifty50 was trading at 11,042.55,  down 191.80 points or 1.71 per cent. Yes Bank was the top […]

German firms lead exodus out of Iran

German firms lead exodus out of Iran

In May, the US pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed by the Obama administration in 2015 to lift economic sanctions in return for Tehran limiting its nuclear activities and allowing international inspectors to examine its nuclear sites. To avoid exposure to US secondary sanctions, foreign firms have been advised to use […]

Oil prices mixed as Trump calls on OPEC to lower prices

Oil prices mixed as Trump calls on OPEC to lower prices

SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices were mixed on Friday after falling in the previous session as U.S. President Donald Trump urged OPEC to lower crude prices ahead of its meeting in Algeria this weekend. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks are seen at Ecopetrol’s Castilla oil rig platform, in Castilla La Nueva, Colombia June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa […]

OPEC's Squabbles Don't Really Matter for the Oil Market

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Freezing your credit is now free

Freezing your credit is now free

If you haven’t frozen your credit reports yet, this could be your moment. Under the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, freezing your credit at all three major credit bureaus — Equifax EFX, -0.59% […]

American Airlines Is The Latest To Raise Checked-Baggage Fees

American Airlines Is The Latest To Raise Checked-Baggage Fees

American Airlines Is The Latest To Raise Checked-Baggage Fees  NPR Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags  New York Times No surprise: American Airlines raises bag fees to $30, matching Delta and United  USA TODAY Delta to charge $30 for first checked bag, matching United and JetBlue  USA TODAY Airlines Fight Push to Regulate Ticket-Change Fees  Wall Street Journal […]

Can Tesla Model 3's Five-Star NHTSA Rating Change Elon Musk's Bad Month

Can Tesla Model 3's Five-Star NHTSA Rating Change Elon Musk's Bad Month

Can Tesla Model 3’s Five-Star NHTSA Rating Change Elon Musk’s Bad Month  Forbes Watch how Tesla Model 3 earned NHTSA’s top safety rating  TechCrunch Tesla Model 3’s 5-Star Safety Rating — What You Need to Know  Motley Fool Elon Musk on Twitter: “Wow, glad they’re ok!… “  Twitter One injured after DEA plane crashes in west Houston near Sugar […]