| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a massive hit on its hands with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which took in an estimated $161 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada -- the biggest November opening of all time.
But Wall Street...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light.
Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
| 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 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The big news out of the financial markets Wednesday is that Twitter, whose initial public offering is likely to be one of the hottest transactions of the year, will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange instead of on Nasdaq.
The world asks: So...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:24 PM
With its acquisition of some of the tallest skyscrapers in downtown Los Angeles finally complete, New York-based Brookfield Office Properties Inc. is now the dominant office landlord in the city's financial district.
Brookfield completed its purchase of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:05 PM
NEW YORK — Twitter on Thursday disclosed in a tweet that it had confidentially filed for an initial public offering — a major step for the popular micro-blogging site.
But that was about all the company said, leaving Wall Street analysts and...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics.
For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- What will Twitter choose as its ticker symbol?
The smart money is betting on “TWTR.”
At least, that’s according to the oddsmakers in Las Vegas. They are leaning toward “TWTR” with odds of 5 to 6 over...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public.
The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut.
The micro-blogging service...