| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- No pressure, Twitter.
Fair or not, Facebook’s blockbuster earnings last week has investors anticipating very good things from its social networking rival.
Twitter on Wednesday will report its first quarterly results as a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Ben Kingsley is back as the Mandarin in a new clip from Marvel's upcoming One-Shot, “All Hail the King.” The […]...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Wall Street closed out an epic year with the stock market's best performance since 1995, fattening the retirement accounts for a generation of Americans crushed by the financial crisis just five years ago.
The 27% gain in the Dow...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Veteran stock trader Alan Valdes remembers the excesses of Wall Street during the 1990s: fat paychecks, drugs after hours and lavish spending on flashy cars.
"The Wolf of Wall Street," Martin Scorsese's new portrayal of the notorious...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Sometimes, the best mixer for premium liquor is a big name.
Diageo, the large British beverage company, has teamed with rapper-turned-entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs to acquire high-end tequila brand DeLeon.
The partnership between Diageo and Combs...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Robert Iger, the chairman and chief executive of the Walt Disney Co., saw his compensation package drop last year.
Iger, 62, received total compensation of $34.3 million for the 2013 fiscal year that ended Sept. 28, down about 15% from the previous year...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:57 AM
NEW YORK -- Twitter's IPO gave New York Stock Exchange floor traders a taste of the old days.
A crush of traders, photographers and reporters huddled around the Barclays post on the NYSE's floor.
Barclays' Glenn Carell, the designated market maker for...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A little blue bird has turned a few select people into cash cows.
Twitter's stock closed at $44.90 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, down slightly from its opening price of $45.10. Still, it was widely considered a stellar market debut, with...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:54 PM
NEW YORK — In a mere instant — or about the time it takes to send a 140-character message — Twitter became one of the Internet's most valuable properties, capping a dizzying seven-year rise from scrappy start-up to a major publicly...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Big things really do come in small packages -- 140-character packages, to be exact. Making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Twitter's stock rocketed above its initial public offering price in a frenzied day of trading that...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Ray McClure was lucky enough not only to get hired as one of Twitter's first employees but to get some stock.
When he left Twitter in 2007 after one year, McClure cashed out a bit at a time by selling his shares privately. He...