| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
NEW YORK — As Twitter Inc. shops for a home on Wall Street, the Nasdaq Stock Market and New York Stock Exchange are cranking up the charm — just like they've done with other tech stars.
As real estate listings website Zillow Inc. was going...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Renouncing radical Islam and begging for forgiveness, a Bangladeshi student was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in a fake operation organized by undercover agents.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Despite falling for a third consecutive day, the stock market is holding up reasonably well amid speculation that the Federal Reserve may start rolling back its economic stimulus efforts.
The Dow Jones industrial average were 54.98 points, or 0.35%,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Two of the world's largest advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris -- have agreed to merge into the world's largest agency with a market value that would exceed $35 billion.
The two companies...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:02 AM
When California native Kent Nagano resigned as the first music director of the newest major American opera company, Los Angeles Opera, in 2006 to become general music director of Bavarian State Opera, he entered into an Old World operatic hornet's nest....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Nasdaq said Thursday it has halted all trading -- apparently the latest snafu to strike major exchanges and trading firms.
The halt affected scores of big-name stocks, including Apple Inc. and Google Inc., leaving small investors and others scrambling...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:29 PM
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....