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Senators snipe at each other in heated confirmation hearing for Biden bank regulator pick

WASHINGTON — A nomination hearing for President Joe Biden's pick to be comptroller of the currency, Saule Omarova, turned fiery on Thursday as Democrats and Republicans took jabs at each other over the candidate's unconventional academic works and her upbringing in the Soviet Union.Omarova's nomination to be one of

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John Malone says there’s a misguided ‘land rush’ in stocks right now akin to late ’90s bubble

Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said the sizzling IPO market and soaring equity valuations remind him of the dotcom bubble in the late 1990s."There's no question that the equity markets right now are so interested in growth above all other criteria and this is, like, the bubble in the late

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Germany’s $9 billion digital bank N26 to withdraw from the U.S.

N26 co-founder and CEO Valentin Stalf speaks on stage during TechCrunch's Disrupt Berlin event at Treptow Arena on November 30, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.Noam Galai | Getty Images for TechCrunchGerman digital bank N26 is shutting down its U.S. operations, less than two-and-a-half years after it launched in the country.N26's

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43% of adults say they have financially cheated on their partner

Have you always been financially faithful in your relationships?If the answer is no, you're not alone.Some 43% of adults with combined finances in a relationship said they've committed an act of financial deception, according to a poll from the National Endowment for Financial Education.Financial deception ranges from lying to

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There are many signs that fintech is in a bubble, billionaire investor Flowers says

Billionaire investor J. Christopher Flowers is worried there's a bubble emerging in the financial technology market."I think there are a lot of indicators that there is a bubble" in fintech, Flowers, CEO of investment firm J.C. Flowers & Co, told CNBC's Annette Weisbach in an interview.Fintech companies have seen

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Alibaba, JD.com, Cisco, Nvidia and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:Macy's (M) – Macy's surged 8% in the premarket after the retailer reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and profit, and raised its full-year outlook. Macy's earned an adjusted $1.23 per share for the quarter, well above the 31-cent consensus estimate, and the

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