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Rob Wile

Breaking Business News Reporter

Rob Wile is a breaking business news reporter for NBC News Digital.

Rob Wile is a breaking business news reporter for NBC News Digital.

Latest from Rob Wile

Florida's insurance industry is in flux as Idalia cleanup begins

CEDAR KEY, Fla. — As cleanup begins in the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia, the storm has served as a stark reminder that Florida’s insurance industry remains in flux.

More Green Dot Bank customers say they can't access their funds, causing financial distress

Like many customers of Green Dot Bank, Texas resident Sheldon Ransom first encountered the online banking company through TurboTax, in the form of a stimulus check.
36d ago

The 30-year mortgage rate hits 7.48%, the highest level since 2000

Mortgage interest rates continue to climb, putting homeownership further out of reach for many potential buyers.

Spam donates 264,000 cans of meat product valued at more than $1 million to Maui wildfire victims

For decades, Spam has been a staple in Hawaiian cooking, a phenomenon dating to its introduction during World War II.

As tourists seek refunds for upcoming Maui trips, Airbnb offers muddled response

For an economy heavily dependent on tourism, Maui has come to rely on platforms like Airbnb to generate revenue.

With banking issues and financial scams on the rise, customers face an uphill battle when something goes wrong

About a week ago, an unknown number of Wells Fargo customers were suddenly unable to withdraw money from their bank accounts.

Some customers with Walmart-linked Green Dot Bank say they can't access their money

Customers of a bank linked to Walmart are reporting they are still blocked from accessing their funds, leaving them in desperate financial straits.

Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X, says she has autonomy from Elon Musk to run the business

The first CEO of Twitter, now known as X, under Elon Musk said she has operational autonomy to run the business, while the tech titan can focus on the company's products and long-term vision.
48d ago

Inflation remained elevated in July at 3.2% — and prices are unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon

The Consumer Price Index hit 3.2% in July, compared with 3% in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday.

ESPN is launching a sportsbook for online gambling

ESPN is launching an online sportsbook, putting its brand on a gambling platform for the first time.
49d ago

Price hikes loom for consumers with the loss of Yellow trucking

The U.S. just lost as much as 15% of its small-batch trucking capacity — and consumers are likely to feel the effects in higher prices as the holiday season rolls around.