Barclays is teaming up with a startup online lender — and it points to a growing trend for banks

Barclays is teaming up with a startup online lender — and it points to a growing trend for banks

LONDON — Not so long ago, most banks took one of two approaches when launching new products and services: build or buy. Increasingly, however, there’s a third way: partner. Barclays announced on Thursday that it has taken a stake in online small business lender MarketInvoice and is partnering with the startup to offer MarketInvoice’s lending…

BARCLAYS: Investors can leverage Brexit to make a killing on European stocks — here’s how

BARCLAYS: Investors can leverage Brexit to make a killing on European stocks — here’s how

LONDON — With eight months to go until Britain officially leaves the European Union, there is still no sign of a deal being struck between the two sides. Progress is so slow that many are now speculating that no deal will be reached and the UK could drop out of the bloc with no fallback…

Barclays has hired a top data scientist from BuzzFeed to build a team to exploit a $5 billion opportunity

Barclays has hired a top data scientist from BuzzFeed to build a team to exploit a $5 billion opportunity

Barclays is building a new team intended to tap unconventional data sources to bolster its research department, and it has hired a top data scientist from BuzzFeed to lead the charge. The British bank announced Thursday that it had hired Adam Kelleher as director and chief data scientist for research, a new role at the…

Barclays: Salesforce is facing a ‚new competitive reality’ in M&A and Microsoft has an important edge

Barclays: Salesforce is facing a ‚new competitive reality’ in M&A and Microsoft has an important edge

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Mike Blake and Anindito Mukherjee/REUTERS If Salesforce wants to stay in Wall Street’s good graces for the long term, management is going to have to find a way to grow the company’s margins and improve its cash flow, according to a Barclays note published Tuesday. The…