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The Worst Part of a Wall Street Career May Be Coming to an End

Investment banks are Exhibit A on how artificial intelligence could supplement and supplant entire ranks of workers.

AI Is Spying on the Food We Throw Away

An emerging industry seeks to reduce the huge amount of food that goes from supermarkets and restaurants to the dumpster.

An AI Researcher Takes On Election Deepfakes

He was distressed that AI-generated deepfakes would swing a major election. He founded TrueMedia.org in January, hoping to fight that threat.

Why Ignoring AI Is Not a Viable Option

Here's how I’m harnessing the awesome power of AI and how you can use it, too, in your practice. (By Dan Solin)

Landlines Still Offer Benefits — If You Can Get One

They can be a lifeline during power outages and a more comfortable, better-sounding alternative to tinny, thin smartphones.

AI Creator Aims to Spare Families LTC Nightmare

Prudential is piloting her platform which predicts clients’ future long-term care needs and costs and evaluates funding options.

Advisors Fleeing Firms Over Outdated Technology

A survey by fintech company Advisor360 finds that 92% of advisors would leave their firms over subpar tech — and 44% already have.

U.S. Criminally Charges EBay in Cyberstalking Case

This rare criminal case involved employees harassing a couple, who publish a tech newsletter, with a bloody pig mask and more.

How Meta’s New Face Camera Heralds a New Age of Surveillance

Silicon Valley's ambition is to shift computing away from smartphone and computer screens and toward our faces.

Commissioner Blames E-Commerce Giants in Deadly Battery Fires

Online retailers persist in selling batteries that don’t meet safety standards or falsely claim to do so.

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Biden Rule Grants Overtime Pay to 4 Million Workers

The new Biden rule goes even further to extend overtime pay than an Obama-era rule that was struck down in court.

Retirement Advisors Must Act as Fiduciaries Under Final DOL Rule

Starting Sept. 23, investment professionals who offer services as trusted advisers will be required to act as fiduciaries.

Two Advisory Teams Join Cresset Capital Management in San Francisco

The teams previously managed approximately $5 billion in assets at J.P. Morgan, and before that at First Republic Bank.

Wells Fargo Bond Saleswoman Sues Over ‘Unapologetically Sexist’ Workplace

She said she was told that her mostly male group thought of her as a mere "second income" for her husband.

Mortgage Rates Too Good to Give Up

On a scale not seen in decades, people are paralyzed in homes they may wish to leave. Economists quantify the drastic results for housing.

Majority of America’s 30.4M Peak Boomers are Unprepared for Retirement

The retirement tsunami will trigger a $347 billion increase in entitlement spending and a 7.3% drop in GDP growth, according to an ALI study.

Losing Streak Is Wall Street’s Longest So Far This Year

Stocks suffered their longest losing streak of the year, as geopolitical turmoil rattled Wall Street and investors slashed their bets.