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The CEO of America's biggest bank is worried about tech startups

Selwood to CAO ( KAI ) : McKenney has been the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer since 2002, and previously served as Corporate Controller from 1997 to 2002. Selwood joined the Company in 2004 as Assistant Corporate Controller and was promoted to Corporate Controller in 2007 8:39 am Inovalon earnings correction: INOV beat Q4 EPS estimate by $0.01 ( INOV ) : INOV reported Q4 (Dec) earnings of $0.12 per share, $0.01 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.11; revenues rose 39.4% year/year to $89.9 mln vs the $89.26 mln consensus. Q1 guidance: Sees EPS of $0.09-0.10 vs. $0.09 Capital IQ Consensus Estimate; sees Q1 revs of $89-92 mln vs. $90.42 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate. FY15 guidance: Sees EPS of $0.54-0.57 vs. $0.55 Capital IQ Consensus Estimate; sees FY15 revs of $425-445 mln vs. $433.51 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate. Our previouscomment compared Q4 EPS to an inaccurate estimate and has been deleted. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

And we also are completely comfortable with partnering where it makes sense." "They all want to eat our lunch" It's not the first time Dimon has issued a warning about Silicon Valley businesses. "They all want to eat our lunch," he told investors a year ago. "Every single one of them is going to try." In the latest shareholder letter, Dimon even went so far as to acknowledge the competitive threat posed by Bitcoin and other payment alternatives. "You all have read about Bitcoin, merchants building their own networks, PayPal and PayPal look-alikes. Payments are a critical business for us and we are quite good at it," he said. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

CORRECTING and REPLACING MasterCard in reach Benefits Platform Introduced to Help Advance Millennials Career and Financial Goals | Business Wire

The platform includes tools to help millennials as they embark on their career and personal financial journey. Issuers can incorporate the in reach platform onto any credit, debit or prepaid MasterCard, giving them a differentiated service offering to appeal to what is now the largest and most diverse generation in recent history. MasterCard has strategically partnered with LinkedIn and The Wall Street Journal to build an engagement hub that provides cardholders with access to robust career and financial related resources, tools and benefits all in one central location. Millennials will be the largest generation in the workforce in 2015, yet the differences between this group and previous generations are vast, said Trevor Fellows, Global Head of Advertising Sales, The Wall Street Journal. By delivering a customized platform that provides millennials with the information, resources and mentoring necessary to succeed, we can help bridge that gap. The MasterCard in reach platform includes the following tools: Optimize Me Tools and insights to help cardholders establish a strong online professional presence such as resources on how to build a professional LinkedIn profile while also reviewing their current social media content to ensure the image portrayed aligns with career aspirations. Mentor Match MasterCard cardholders can engage with an industry-based mentor for valuable career guidance. This custom program built in partnership with The Wall Street Journal provides content and connections to help millennials get a head start as they build their career. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Mergent Partners with FirstRain to Provide Customers with Unstructured Data Analytics - Yahoo Finance

The response to the FirstRain enhancement from early beta users of Mergent Intellect has been very positive. Our sales team believe they can immediately generate more sales with these new value-add features. To learn more about FirstRains integration with Mergent Intellect, read the case study at . About Mergent For over 100 years, Mergent, Inc . has been a leading provider of business and financial information on global public and privately listed companies. In addition to several other partnerships, Mergent is partners with Dun & Bradstreet to provide several online/print solutions. Mergent is known to be a trusted partner to academic, corporate, and financial professionals and institutions globally. Today we continue to build on a century of experience by transforming data into knowledge and combining our expertise with the latest technology to create new global data solutions for clients. From desktop applications, advanced data collection services to print manuals and customized data feeds, Mergent subsidiaries provide services in independent equity research and administration, and tools for portfolio building and measurement. Based in the U.S., Mergent maintains a strong global presence, with offices in New York, Charlotte, San Diego, London, Tokyo, Kuching and Melbourne. About FirstRain FirstRain is an enterprise scale, SaaS analytics platform that provides users with personalized, high-precision analysis on critical developments for their customers, product lines and end markets, as they are happening. FirstRains information-modeling technology enables millions of users to have an unmatched view of the global business world through their own very personal lens in order to make better decisions, get closer to customers, drive revenue growth and outwit the competition. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

The 3 Steps to Marketing Success in 2015 - Yahoo Finance

The survey looked at the marketing priorities and strategies of 5,000 marketers from around the globe. These insights not only give us a good picture of current marketing trends, but also ways to improve our own marketing over the coming year. This report makes threeareas of focus abundantly clear: mobile, social, and email. The recommendations below will focus largely on how these three channels are being utilized, so you know how you need to be investing your time and resources in 2015. What should your marketing priorities be in 2015? The survey asked marketers about which marketing channels they plan to increase their spending in the coming year. This is important information for anyone wanting to remain competitive or to potentially differentiate themselves. The top channels where marketers are planning to invest this year include: Social media advertising (70 percent) Social media marketing 70 percent) Social media engagement (67percent) Location-based mobile tracking (67 percent) Mobile applications (66%) Mobile push notifications (65%) Clearly, social and mobile are the frontrunners in terms of focus. Businesses would do well to shift resources to these important areas in order to remain competitive in 2015. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit