Goldman Sachs is scaling back expectations for the buzzy 2-year-old service its new CEO is relying on, and it highlights a major concern with the economy (GS)

Getty Images. Goldman Sachs has cut loan origination targets for its consumer lending platform Marcus for 2019, according to a Bloomberg report. The pullback reflects the firm’s growing concerns about the consumer debt market, the report said. Marcus is a key part of Goldman CEO David Solomon’s growth plans for the bank.  Goldman Sachs is […]

Don’t Bother With the Garage Tonight: Nissan Recalls Over 215,000 Vehicles in U.S. Over Fire Concern

Nissan North America is recalling 215,124 vehicles in the United States and another 19,761 units in Canada due to an anti-lock brake pump defect that could pose a fire hazard. Affected models include the 2015-2017 Nissan Murano, 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2017-2018 Nissan Pathfinder and 2017 Infiniti QX60. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report on the recall […]

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort’s bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Dana Verkouteren via AP Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification about four topics, including a definition of the term, “reasonable doubt,” the standard to convict in a criminal trial. Legal experts […]

In China, coal rules cut sulfur emissions, but data manipulation is a concern

Enlarge / HUAINAN, CHINA – JUNE 16: A smokestack from a coal fired power plant is seen next to an abandoned former paper factory near the site of a large floating solar farm project under construction by the Sungrow Power Supply Company on a lake caused by a collapsed and flooded coal mine on June […]

Bad loans remain a concern in Italy and across southern Europe

ITALY’S next government, a coalition between the populist Five Star Movement and the far-right Northern League, is giving investors plenty to worry about. Leaked plans, hastily abandoned, suggested it might want to leave the euro or ask the European Central Bank to forgive €250bn ($ 292bn) of Italian debt. But less attention has been paid […]

‘I have zero level of concern at this stage’ — LeBron James brushes off Game 1 thrashing from the Celtics

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Cleveland Cavaliers got rocked by the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday, losing 108-83. It was James’ worst postseason performance in recent memory, with the Celtics holding the Cavaliers’ superstar to 15 points and forcing him into seven turnovers. After the game, James still projected confidence, saying, […]

Lewis Hamilton boosted despite qualifying fourth as Sebastian Vettel reveals pole concern

Hamilton had topped practice during both sessions on Friday but Ferrari found their groove during FP3 on Saturday morning. And they proved that form again in qualifying, Vettel pipping team-mate Kimi Raikkonen to pole position with both Mercedes relegated to the second row. But the German pole-sitter revealed afterwards while standing on the home straight […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Aidan Connor sparks concern as fans predict heartbreaking exit

However, Aidan (played by Shayne Ward) appeared to be far from delighted knowing that the responsibility of looking after Coronation Street’s underwear factory would be solely his. While he seemed thrilled to be given the huge gift for his birthday, he later appeared to be worried about the prospect of handling the business alone. Aidan’s […]

Barcelona news: Lionel Messi delivers Philippe Coutinho concern to Luis Suarez – report

Coutinho finally got his dream move to Barcelona from Liverpool in January for a fee of £142million. The Brazilian took time to bleed into the first team at the Nou Camp and he has only showed flashes of his brilliance thus far. It was thought the midfielder was taken to Catalonia to be the long-term […]