Only Robots Can Bring Factories Back to U.S., Says Bike Pioneer

How to bring manufacturing back to America has been a hot-button issue in the presidential election. Arnold Kamler, who has the same goal for his family-owned bicycle business, says both candidates are going about it the wrong way — talking about tariffs or taxes, when they should be smoothing the road for robots. Kent Bicycles employs about 150 people at […]

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How a jewelry designer went from launching her startup from her dorm room with $25k to partnering with Michelle Obama in just 3 years

Shilpa Yarlagadda, 24, is the cofounder of fine jewelry line Shiffon.  The brand is known for its spiral pinky rings, which represent the pinky promise to support and empower women.  When she founded the business just three years ago, Yarlagadda had only $25,000 in startup capital, most of it from a grant won in her high-school days. Earlier this month, […]

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Pauline Ducruet isn't so different from other 26-year-old entrepreneurs — she just happens to be Grace Kelly's granddaughter

Pauline Ducruet, 26, is the founder of the gender-neutral fashion line, Alter Designs.  Born and raised in Monaco, Ducruet is a granddaughter of Grace Kelly. Like entrepreneurs without royal lineage, she went to college before working internships that led to her launching a business. In an interview with Business Insider, she describes why gender-neutral fashion is the future of the […]

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UK's Johnson considering new national lockdown for England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering imposing a new month-long national lockdown in England next week after scientists said the coronavirus was spreading faster than their worst predictions, a government official said. The pandemic is spreading in most parts of Britain, where the official death toll of 46,299 is the highest in Europe. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is […]

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Wondering what to do with your investments if Trump or Biden wins? Try nothing, experts say

With the presidential election approaching, investors may be wondering: What should I do differently if there's another four years of President Donald Trump versus a Joe Biden presidency? For most people: Very little. Whether Trump of Biden wins, "our allocation to equities will most likely stay unchanged," said a financial advisor. Tuesday's presidential election has been described as the most […]

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I'm an entrepreneur with 2 businesses making 6 figures a year. Here's exactly how I spent $2,500 in a week during the pandemic.

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. I'm an entrepreneur in Eden Prairie, Minnesota and have a husband and daughter under 3 years old. I tracked my […]

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ICICI Bank Q2 profit zooms to record high as core income rises, COVID-19 provisions dip

ICICI Bank’s profit after tax jumped to ₹4,251 crore as against ₹655 crore in the year-ago period, which is the highest quarterly growth in its history ICICI Bank on October 31 reported over four-fold jump in consolidated net profit at ₹4,882 crore for September quarter driven largely by core income growth and lesser provisions for the pandemic-related impact. In the […]

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Facebook’s Political Ads Ban Has Been An Ominous Disaster

Under mounting pressure to quell the flood of partisan misinformation coursing through its platform, Facebook announced a new policy in September: It would stop accepting all new political ads during the week preceding the presidential election. “This election is not going to be business as usual,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement at the time. “We all have […]

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Inside Vista Equity Partners, where a top exec is negotiating a messy exit and questions over the future loom large

Advisors for Vista Equity Partners founder Robert Smith and president Brian Sheth are negotiating over the terms of the younger man's exit from the private-equity firm, according to people familiar with their relationship. As they work to hammer out a deal, conflicting narratives have emerged from within Vista and among people that know both men, three of the people said. […]

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What it's like to get locked out of Google indefinitely

Entrusting your data to big tech platforms can be highly risky. Users who have been banned by Google for supposedly violating its terms of service have been left without access to key parts of their lives. Many have appealed the suspensions but have received automated responses. They don't know why they've been banned. "This is just how life is when […]

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