Study: Older investors are prone to mental misfires while playing the market (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Brain scans highlight differences between old and young minds focused on investment choices.
'Rationalizer' bracelet tells traders when they're stressed
Crowdfunding gaining momentum, study says
Crowdfunding, a practice which allows startup firms to raise money from small investors over the Internet, picked up steam in 2012 with some $2.7 billion invested, a study showed Monday.
Crowd-funded videogame console due in June
The crowd-funded Ouya videogame console seeking to shake up a market dominated by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo is gearing up for a US debut in June. ...
Dell to go private in $24.4B deal led by founder (Update 3)
Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for such risky ...
How better financing could help create new cancer drugs
The pharmaceuticals industry presents a quandary for potential investors: Major investments in drug development pay off handsomely in a relatively small number of cases, but many other projects deliver no ...
Tesla builds 100th sedan, but steep production ramp looms
Tesla has built its 100th Model S sedan.
Beliefs drive investors more than preferences, study finds
(Phys.org)—If experts thought they knew anything about individual investors, it was this: their emotions lead them to sell winning stocks too soon and hold on to losers too long.
Facebook pays $10 million to settle ad suit
Facebook will pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit from users who claimed their names, images and other information were improperly used in advertising described as "sponsored stories," court documents showed.
Facebook investors to cash out more shares
(AP) -- Insiders and early Facebook investors will be unloading more of their shares in the initial public offering, the company said Wednesday, as they take advantage of investor demand.
Thermosolar power station in Spain works at night
A unique thermosolar power station in southern Spain can shrug off cloudy days: energy stored when the sun shines lets it produce electricity even during the night.
Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. "Cocky" is the word used to describe him most often, after "billionaire." He was Time's person of the year at 26.
Humbled Netflix CEO still thinking, talking big
(AP) -- To hear Netflix CEO Reed Hastings tell it, the bone-headed decisions that have dragged down the Internet's leading video subscription service during the past five months eventually will be forgotten like a bad movie ...
Netflix loses 800,000 US subscribers in tough 3Q (Update)
(AP) -- Netflix jolted its shareholders again with a third-quarter financial report that portrayed a company in crisis.