Wyncode co-founder behind startup that helps users understand Amazon spending

A new Miami startup has a mission to help consumers get a better grasp of just what exactly they are buying on Amazon.com. This week, Usko closed a $1.8 million funding round ahead of the release of the beta version of its mobile app next week. Led by Wyncode Academy co-founder Juha Mikkola, the company provides insights and analytics into what users purchase on Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN). Read More...


It’s raining yen

Just as the yen’s eye-popping plunge against the dollar grabs the world’s financial market spotlight, investors will get a closer look on Thursday into the underlying state of the Japanese economy. Revised second quarter GDP data, and trade and current account figures for July, will give an insight into the yen’s economic fundamentals, and offer clues to whether the level and pace of the currency’s depreciation are justified. Economists expected Japan’s Q2 GDP growth to be revised up to an annualised 2.9% rate from 2.2%, and quarterly growth to be revised up to 0.7% from 0.5%.

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