Parler created a platform for conservatives by burning the Silicon Valley script. Inside the rapid, mysterious rise of the 'free speech' Twitter alternative.

Parler burst from obscurity this fall as conservatives fled mainstream social-media platforms in search of a free-speech oasis away from misinformation moderation on Facebook and Twitter.  Parler, founded in 2018, is bankrolled by Rebekah Mercer, conservative commentator Dan Bongino, and the company's chief operating officer, Jeffrey Wernick.  Wernick told Business Insider in an interview that […]

'Why not step aside now?' Analysts just grilled outgoing Citi CEO Mike Corbat over how he ran the bank and made comparisons to embattled Wells Fargo

Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbat and chief financial officer Mark Mason fielded a series of pointed questions from analysts on the bank's third-quarter earnings call on Tuesday. Analysts challenged Corbat and Mason over subjects like Corbat's exit and succession plans for incoming CEO Jane Fraser, and murkiness around how Citigroup plans to shore up its […]