Yesterday, the NASDAQ OMX celebrated the 10th anniversary of its MarketSite location in Times Square.
The latest Case-Shiller numbers came out yesterday, and while they confirmed that the plunge in housing is basically over, the market still remains very weak.
High frequency trading is the new nightmare for the 21st century trader.
Shopping malls in the US are hanging on, but their glory days have passed.
Celebrities often slap their name on a brand, give it their blessing, then sit back and rake in the royalties.
While bullet trains in Europe were stuck due to bad weather last week, China launched a new high speed train on Saturday that travels with an average speed of 217 mph. The Harmony Express can reach up to 243 mph, which makes it the fastest train in the world.
Jim Cramer needs no introduction.
Nothing makes a person sound smarter than articulating some huge idea about how the world is going to change, or how they can change it, over the coming years.
While 2009 was generally another awesome year for Apple’s iPhone App Store, it was another trying year for some iPhone developers, who found themselves victim to Apple’s app reviewers.
While America was kvetching about new security restrictions, and what it would mean for holiday travel, Iran continued its descent into total public chaos for the second time this year.
Apple appears to be considering two lousy names for the forthcoming tablet: “iSlate” and “Magic Slate.” (We can live with the former. The latter would be ghastly and not in keeping with Apple’s product line.)
We’re making a list.
(This guest post originally appeared at the author’s blog)
Christmas arrived early this year for the following AOLers. They’ve been granted stock and options:
You work on Wall Street. You’re most likely busy making money or ensuring other people make more money.
Google’s Nexus One phone is coming on January 5, but as an invite-only deal, according to Engadget, which managed to grab the full specs and new details on the phone from a tipster.
Morgan Stanley has released its top 10 trades for 2010.
Thanks to a clandestine meeting with a source, I got a chance to play with and try out the Nexus One. It’s basically, from my time with it, Google’s Droid killer. It’s thin, it’s fast, it’s better in every way.
Alleged Galleon tiptress Danielle Chiese is frequently described as a seductress, though for the most part, the pictures of her have looked somewhat drab.
All of Wall Street got bailed out big time in the past year, so they return the favour by creating pleasing Christmas displays for the public to view.
First, there were the failed banks.
Yesterday, a nice Christmas present from Facebook landed in our in-box: $25 to spend at DonorsChoose.org.
Last night the Senate got 60 votes on the second of three crucial healthcare votes.
Backdating seems so mid-decade.
Given carrier reputation and our own iPhone call drops, we were pretty surprised to discover, through careful testing in 12 markets, that AT&T’s has pretty consistently the fastest 3G network nationwide, followed closely—in downloads at least—by Verizon Wireless.
Heads up to Marc Faber fans: Mr. Gloom Boom Doom has given an extensive interview with the Economic Times of India, laying out some specific ideas for the coming year.
While some parts of the U.S. economy show early signs of an economic rebound, for small business, the situation remains extremely tough.
[preserve] [/preserve] To cut through public perception and other biased measures, a group of economists invented an algorithm for overall CEO performance.
With the end of first semester finals comes an outpouring of emotion from tweaked-out law students.
Decades ago, Wall Street was littered with so-called bucket shops, where amateur betters could bet against other junkies on financial markets.
Last week, a list of journalists appeared on the internet, along with every single one of their Facebook friends.
What does mastery of the finer points of English grammar have to do with succeeding in business?
Zillow.com is a real estate site that offers a quick and easy way to catch up on your wealth-porn.
There’s beena a lot of dicussion lately about so-called peak gold.
When he coined the term Chimerica in 2006, Niall Ferguson was refering to a mutually beneficial relationship: cheap money from China and wild spending from America.
So much for the power of the press.
While U.S. equity markets are doing superb since the March rally began, we’ve undergone tough times in this past decade.
It is no urban myth that some courts are more plaintiff-friendly than others.
China, once a proud holder of United States post-World War II debt, is getting scared.
[preserve] [/preserve] [preserve] [/preserve] The decade is littered with huge deals that could have changed the business world, but for whatever reason, never materialised.
Despite Exxon’s announcement Monday that it will acquire XTO Energy, a major player in natural gas and unconventional shale, it’s still too early to celebrate the arrival of the natural gas era. If Congress decides that hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, contaminates underground drinking water, Exxon can back out of the […]
As reported last weekend, Elin Nordegren has purchased a stunning $2.2 million home near her birthplace in Sweden.
This year, the bankers at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking celebrated with champagne, fruit, and flowing chocolate.
YouTube published a list of its most viewed videos of the year on its blog today. The list is broken in to two categories, music videos and everything else.
Want to get really rich? Go back in time and trade stocks with full knowledge of the future.
RBS analyst Andy Chaytor is the kind of guy who cuts out the fat and gets straight to the story.
Just because you have a great idea doesn’t mean it’ll be a hit with consumers.
$1,000 per hour used to be the benchmark few were willing to cross – and that was during the heady days of 2007.
As the pseudonymous “Pepe Escobar” of Asia Times pointed out, the oil rights to the new Iraq were auctioned off at an American Idol-like televised gameshow.
Hedge Fund manager Bill Ackman recently made a presentation arguing a bull case for distressed mall property owner General Growth Properties. In it, he made some surprisingly bullish arguments about the future of the mall, and the revitalization of the US consumer.
[preserve] [/preserve] [preserve] [/preserve] Lawyers do not enjoy the best of reputations. Some people hate them just by default.
Two years later than expected, the gorgeous Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Boeing’s airport outside Seattle for its first flight this afternoon.
President Obama may be calling bankers “fat cats” recently, but there’s at least one person on Wall Street who he has a big soft spot for.
24/7 Wall Street places its bets on 12 2010 mega-deals.
As employment picks up over the decade, America will begin to look like a very different country.
There are multiple ways to define “loser,” but for our purposes, money is the most straightforward.
Marquette Partners LP is a proprietary trading firm that specialises in derivatives. Now these guys know how to party!
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