Markets / Finance

Networking Is The Social Safety Net For Millennials

Kelly Hoey, who literally wrote the book on networking, sees the practice as the best bet for young professionals navigating a fast-evolving economy. “We already said, ‘Well, everyone should learn to code,’” the tech investor said. “But machines may do coding for us, so what’s next?”

‘How Much Do You Make?’

Millennials are 50 percent more likely than Gen X'ers to share their salary info with coworkers and 200 percent more likely to do so than Baby Boomers.

Why Colleges Still Prefer Legacies

Daniel Golden — the author of "The Price of Admission," which pointed out the somewhat sketchy history of Jared Kushner's Harvard acceptance — spoke to IBT about the repercussions of preferential treatment for legacy students, in light of a recent eyebrow-raising survey from the university's newspaper.

Unmarried... With Children, And Paying For It

Millennials are having children prior to or even without marriage at historically high rates, and while greater cultural acceptance of different lifestyles may be a good thing, foregoing matrimony in a less-than-favorable economic environment may not be.

Know When Not To Breastfeed Your Baby

Even though a mother’s milk boosts the immune system of a baby and keeps him/her away from an infection, there are situations when a mother should refrain from breastfeeding her child.



Long-Term Capital Gains Tax Rates in 2019

The IRS recently announced its inflation-related adjustments to the tax code for 2019, and one of those changes was the revised long-term capital gains tax brackets.

Bitcoin A Better Currency Than Dollar?

Recent research suggested that for many months now, bitcoin has met all the important criteria of financial maturity and it could be a better currency than might seem at first glance.

SEC Penalizes 2 Cryptocurrency Firms

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it charged and arrived at agreements with two companies and their owners that operate in the cryptocurrency space.

Blockchain Company Chain Acquired By Stellar

Chain has been acquired by the for-profit arm of the Stellar Foundation, joining an enterprise that’s backed by big financial firms like Khosla Ventures, Nasdaq, Visa and Citi Ventures.