JPMorgan Brings Amazons Alexa to Wall Street Trading Floors

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Voice-activated assistant can now send reports from analysts Other firms such as New York Life using it to help employees asked the bank to compete in creating new products including a small-business credit card for its customers. The companies are also collaborating on a health-care venture.

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For Chinas Wealthy, Singapore Is the New Hong Kong

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When more than 80 of China’s wealth managers gathered recently at the Shangri-La hotel on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa, the chatter during tea breaks kept returning to one theme: Hong Kong is starting to be eclipsed by Singapore as the favorite destination for the wealth of China’s rich. At stake for banks in both […]

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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Link Up to Form New Health-Care Company

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It’s no secret Jeff Bezos has been looking to crack health care. But no one expected him to pull in Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon, too. News Tuesday that Bezos’s Amazon.com Inc., Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., led by Dimon, plan to join forces to change how health care is provided to […]

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Demanding a Bachelors Degree for a Middle-Skill Job Is Just Plain Dumb

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Ever wonder why employers demand advanced credentials for jobs that don’t seem to require them? So did Joseph Fuller, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School. He co-led a study that found it’s “a substantive and widespread phenomenon that is making the U.S. labor market more inefficient.” To take one egregious example, two-thirds of job […]

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