Lead Editor: Sean McMahon

About This Industry

SmartBrief brings you all the latest news from every corner of the financial services sector. When you need more intel about how market trends and policymakers are going to affect you and your business, SmartBrief has you covered.

OECD prepares reports on tax-base erosion, profit shifting



The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is expected to release next month final reports on four global tax issues under its "base erosion and profit shifting" project. The reports wi… Read More

Nippon Prologis REIT seeks to raise $378M


  • (Hong Kong)

Nippon Prologis REIT plans to raise $378 million in a follow-on offering. It will use the proceeds to pay off bridge loans and acquire five Class A buildings. It will sell up to 167,000 primary units,… Read More

Gauge reveals U.S. consumers are most upbeat since 2007


  • Reuters

U.S. consumer confidence has risen this month to its highest point since 2007, although the outlook for months ahead is down. The private Conference Board index reflected brighter attitudes about an i… Read More

The "invisible workforce" in Silicon Valley


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Blacks and Latinos account for a large share of the low-wage workers at Silicon Valley companies, finds a report from the labor-affiliated Working Partnerships USA. Nearly all are contract workers. Th… Read More

Ill. ride-sharing measure is rejected by governor


  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Illinois legislation that would have established insurance, vehicle-safety and dispatcher-liability rules for ride-sharing firms has been vetoed by Gov. Pat Quinn. "To rush into a whole new system of … Read More

CFPB reportedly halted Corinthian College's sale of student loans


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau told for-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges that it violated the Dodd-Frank Act and Fair Debt Collections Practices Act with its recent $19 million sa… Read More