Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.
Dorsey would have to give up Square to be Twitter CEO
Jack Dorsey would have to give up his post at Square if he's to become CEO of Twitter.
New study examines relationship between electricity usage and stock market return
A new study by Zhi Da, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, shows that the growth rate in industrial electricity usage negatively predicts next one-year stock market ...
Researchers suggest adding uncertainty to catastrophe models may help predictability
Internet company launched by Kim Dotcom fails to list in NZ
Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, failed Wednesday in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market.
Herding in the stock market may inspire human-guided trading algorithms
Stock split could cost Google over $500 million
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.
New evidence that increasing economic inequality rises out of political partisanship
Political scientists at the University at Buffalo and Pennsylvania State University have published new research investigating how partisan differences in macroeconomic policy have contributed to substantial and rising economic ...
Ethnic diversity can deflate stock market bubbles, study finds
Stock market bubbles have led to economic catastrophes from the Great Depression through the dot-com boom of the 1990s and up to the recent housing financial crisis. Although these episodes cause widespread ...
Facebook buys shopping search engine TheFind
Facebook on Friday waded further into e-commerce with the acquisition of shopping search engine TheFind.com.
Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu rise in debut
Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu Financial Inc. rose nearly 17 percent in their stock market debut Thursday.
Adultery website flirts with British stock market
A website devoted to adultery is out to woo investors with a public offering of stock in Britain.
Stock market models help researchers predict animal behavior
In an unexpected mashup of financial and mechanical engineering, researchers have discovered that the same modeling used to forecast fluctuations in the stock market can be used to predict aspects of animal ...
Investors' appetite for startups fed by stock market gains
Some Entrepreneurs looking for startup funding got a wad of money near the end of last year, but there are concerns the boom may not last.