| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Continuing a trend that dates back at least to the dawn of recorded time, actively managed mutual funds--those run by professional stock pickers--recently have been trounced by the market averages.
As my colleague Tom Petruno documented over the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:41 AM
As we observed more than a year ago in relation to Facebook's initial public offering, entrepreneurs distinguish between venture investors and stock market investors this way:
"Venture money is expensive money, but it's smart money. Stock market money...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With the hottest technology offering since Facebook still technically up for grabs, the Nasdaq Stock Market's chief Bob Greifeld paid a visit to Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on Friday.
Twitter is leaning toward listing with the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Chrysler Group filed plans Monday to resume trading its shares on the stock market, part of a high-stakes game its parent company, Fiat, is playing against a big union trust.
The stock sale would not be a normal initial public offering, in which a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — As Twitter Inc. opened itself up to public scrutiny for the first time, it did not limit itself to 140 characters — not even to 140 pages.
Twitter on Thursday made public 240 pages of documents it filed secretly over the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In fewer than 140 characters, or 24 words, Twitter Inc. disclosed that it was planning the highest-profile public stock offering since Facebook Inc.
But that was about all it did, leaving stunned investors and analysts scrambling...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:19 PM
WASHINGTON — The last time the federal government shut down, for three weeks in the winter of 1995-96, the American economy felt a jolt but recovered quickly.
Things don't look anywhere near as promising this time around.
The nation is currently...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's looking more and more like the New York Stock Exchange will win the Tweetstakes, the hotly contested battle with the Nasdaq Stock Market for Twitter’s initial public stock offering.
Twitter is the most highly sought after...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:35 AM
WASHINGTON--More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps awoke on Friday to deal with the harsh reality that their benefits will decrease because emergency payments from the federal government to stimulate the economy have expired.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:49 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc., signaling demand for its shares are high among institutional investors, has raised the price range for its initial public offering to $23 to $25 ahead of what is expected to be stock's first day of trading Thursday....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship.
That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in.
The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...