LendingTree is the secret success story of fintech

For all of the excitement centered around fintech over the past half-decade, most venture-backed fintech companies struggle to acclimate to public markets. LendingClub and OnDeck have plummeted since their late 2014 IPOs after several years of darling status in the private markets. GreenSky, which went public in May of this…

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Lewandowski: I warned Trump about Cohen

Video Corey Lewandowski on developments in the Cohen investigation President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen pleads guilty to campaign finance violation as the Trump Organization CFO and National Enquirer boss land immunity deals; reaction from Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager and senior strategist for the Great America Committee. President…

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US Open jazzes up image as Louis Armstrong Stadium completes $600m rebuild | Bryan Armen Graham

The 50th anniversary tournament will introduce a serve clock and expand Hawk-Eye to every court but the most eye-catching addition is the 14,061-seat stadium, which now has a retractable roof The US Open is serving up a number of changes as it celebrates its 50th birthday, including the introduction of…

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Bernie-backed Andrew Gillum scores surprise victory in Florida Democratic governor’s race, CNN projects

Phoenix (CNN)Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum will win the Democratic nomination for governor of Florida, CNN projects, scoring a major victory for the party’s progressive wing while taking another step toward becoming the state’s first black chief executive. Gillum’s victory, though, came as a stunner in a wide-open contest.Democrats in the…

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Michael Cohen admits violating campaign finance laws in plea deal, agrees to 3-5 year sentence

Video How Cohen plea could be problematic for President Trump President Trump launches Twitter offensive against the special counsel investigation; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney, admitted Tuesday to violating federal campaign finance laws by arranging hush money payments to adult film…

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World Bank launches first bond instrument built on a blockchain with the Australian Bank

The World Bank has launched the first bond on a blockchain with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The A$110 million ($87 million) bond-i (blockchain operated new debt instrument) — so named, I’m assuming, because of Australia’s famed Bondi Beach (bankers have the funnies!) — is the first bond to be…

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Trump rips Cohen for ‘flipping,’ praises Manafort in exclusive FNC interview

Video President Trump on his relationship with Michael Cohen President Trump’s exclusive interview with Ainsley Earhardt airs Thursday, August 23 on ‘Fox & Friends’ at 6 a.m. ET. President Trump blasted his former attorney, Michael Cohen, for “flipping” on him and praised another ex-lieutenant with legal trouble, Paul Manafort, in an…

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