Yearly Archives: 2018

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Robinhood appears in retreat as it pulls sign-up list for cash management account

Menlo Park-based Robinhood is no longer allowing users to sign up for its new cash management accounts, which were previously called checking and savings accounts before regulators got wind of the idea. Part of Robinhood’s app where people could put t...

By | 2018-12-31T22:21:23+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Technology|

Colorado judge denies motion for injunction on BofA’s virtual assistant Erica

A district court judge in Colorado denied a motion for a preliminary injunction in a trademark lawsuit against Bank of America Corp.'s virtual assistant Erica. Erik Underwood, a Colorado resident and founder of My24HourNews.Com Inc., filed a complaint...

By | 2018-12-31T21:39:20+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Economics|

Robinhood appears in retreat as it pulls sign-up list for cash management account

Menlo Park-based Robinhood is no longer allowing users to sign up for its new cash management accounts, which were previously called checking and savings accounts before regulators got wind of the idea. Part of Robinhood’s app where people could put t...

By | 2018-12-31T21:36:51+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Economics|

2020 NHL All-Star Game could bring $20 million economic impact to St. Louis

The 2020 NHL All-Star Game, expected to be held in St. Louis, could generate an economic impact as high as $20 million. The NHL is expected to announce Tuesday that St. Louis will host the 2020 NHL All-Star Game at Enterprise Center, as first reported...

By | 2018-12-31T20:53:13+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Sports|

Wisconsin second in adding manufacturing jobs in 2018

Wisconsin added the second-most manufacturing jobs among U.S. states in 2018, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The data showed Wisconsin had a total of 490,000 manufacturing jobs as of November, which is 19,000 more than the state had...

By | 2018-12-31T20:28:58+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Budget and Tax|

College bowl game gifts include custom-made cowboy hats, trip to Bass Pro

College football bowl season is in full swing and that means it's time for a look at the various gift packages participants receive from event organizers. Since 2006, Sports Business Journal has tracked what gifts college football bowl committees have...

By | 2018-12-31T20:08:12+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Sports|

$12 million coming to UAB for research into genetic disorder

Four researchers at the UAB School of Medicine will put a deep focus on a genetic disorder over the next three years. The Gilbert Family Foundation will allocate $12 million over the next three years to UAB researchers exploring developmental and pos...

By | 2018-12-31T19:37:50+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Healthcare|

Three Mass. biotechs prepare to ring in 2019 with IPOs

Three local companies are set to be among the first U.S. biotechs to go public in 2019, hoping to raise $227 million collectively. Cambridge's TCR2 Therapeutics Inc. and Newton's Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp. are aiming to raise up to $100 million and...

By | 2018-12-31T19:34:05+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Healthcare|